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Max's Diner & Bar

Map500 12th St.,
Oakland, CA 94607
  • Deli
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When you want a New York delicatessen-style sandwich, Max’s has you covered, and the outlet at City Center is a clubby, comfortably appointed spot with a bar, TVs, and a dangerously tempting dessert pastry case that greets you as you enter and leave. Sure, the French dip, Philly cheese steak, and pastrami on rye sound good. But take it from us: Go for Max’s Famous Reuben, the grilled corned-beef, pastrami, or turkey on rye creation full of crunch, stringy cheese, and just-enough tangy kraut and hint of sweetness from Thousand Island Dressing. Oh, you may think you’ll need a box to take home half for later, but, sigh, we end up helpless, licking our fingers as we finish the last bite. Burgers, wraps, salads, pastas, salmon, fish and chips, anyone? How about a stuffed potato? Some of that may not sound too deli-ish, but it’s de-lish. Serves lunch and dinner weekdays (until 7 p.m.)

Additional Information:

Location: Oakland-Downtown
Price: $$-$$$
Features: Credit Cards Accepted
Full Bar
Reservations Accepted
Wheelchair Accessible

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