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500 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1414
+1 585-473-6629
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 15:00
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Rochester, New York
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129 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

Every Thursday evening from 5 to 8 PM, Max at the Gallery hosts a tapas night. We were there for a special event that started at 7 and decided to take advantage of the Tapas night. We had the most delicious meal that consisted of fish cakes (salmon and something else) with a corn salsa, and an absolutely fabulous couscous... More 

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Ballston Spa, New York
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227 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2014

My sister and I went to the museum initially to enjoy the Baroque "mini-recital" on the 18 C Italian organ there, but of course toured the museum too. I noticed Max served an interesting brunch so I made a late reservation to eat before we left town. We were not disappointed. Interesting choice of decor in a beautiful setting, cloth... More 

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2013 via mobile

Now max at eastman. Service was delightful. We were early and they brought us a lovel antipasto and delicious bread. Steak tartare appetizer was very good. My wife said her chilean sea bass special wasbest piece of fish ever. My pork loin was excellent. Need more desert choices but still good. Do not miss

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Thank Wayne M
New Jersey
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266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2013

This is a lovely restaurant on the University of Rochester campus. The food was great. We tried the leek soup, the Mac and cheese and the Cobb salad. The service was very nice. After lunch,it would be a good idea to take a walk thru the park to the river that is nearby. This restaurant is housed in the Memorial... More 

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Thank travelingrm
New York City, New York
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319 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2013

Imagine having lunch overlooking the atrium of this beautiful museum, filled with sculptures and wonderful light. A great way to take a break in a wonderful museum.

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Thank Janet D
Penfield, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2013

Wow! cloth napkins and tablecloth, fresh flowers and great decor for the price of a family restaurant/diner meal! Our server was very attentive and friendly. The lunches we ordered offered more than ample portions, quality ingredients and creative preparation. I was awestruck by the presentation of a fresh baked dinner roll to accompany the sandwiches we ordered for lunch. We... More 

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Rochester, New York
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67 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2012

My husband and I went here for Sunday brunch before visiting a show at the art gallery. Our service got off to a slow start but got better, though I had to ask for a refill for my hot water and my husband was never asked for a coffee refill. Between the two of us we got french toast with... More 

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Rochester, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2012

Excellent service, food of good but not outstanding quality. Understand that there has been a change in the kitchen a short time ago and since we will eat there frequently am looking forward to the changes. Menu is not extensive but appropriate for lunches during a museum tour and the atmosphere is relaxing and pleasant.

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Thank geonabr
Lewiston, New York
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171 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2012

Great Macaroni and Cheese served with flair. Very caring service and fair prices as well.

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Thank Moomus
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2011

If you are looking for a cool atmosphere to have brunch, this place is solid. It's always kind of cool to eat in an art gallery. But the food and the service are lacking. Don't get me wrong, it's not terrible, it's just nothing to write home about. And given the prices and the ambiance, you'd expect more. The brunch... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Cuisine
International
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1414
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-473-6629

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?