United States > Georgia > Atlanta
Cybercat (138) Georgia | February 28, 2007| Updated December 16, 2012
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
A dandy brewpub near - if not in - the heart of Atlanta. I like the rather rough decor because it makes the place unpretentious. Their brews are OK at worst, and usually tend towards very good, if not world-class. Food is above average by a comfortable margin.
Phillies08Champs (22) Phoenixville, Pennsylvania | December 9, 2012| Updated December 16, 2012
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
located in thethe hotel district. nice brick building with double glass doors. small bar area to the right stairs to the left. exposed brick inside witha giant american flag. food was good.bottle selection was nice. good place
BŁckDich (215) McCall, Idaho | April 12, 2004| Updated December 16, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Downtown location with crappy parking. Brewery equipment is open into the restaurant and very visable. The place was very crowded and busy with a good restaurant decor. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly about their beers but seemed too busy to focus on their customers. The selection of beers was good and the food was very good. Overall this was a nice place, better than some of the other Atlanta brewpubs but nowhere near the quality of 5 seasons.
decaturstevo (102) decatur, Tennessee | April 20, 2012| Updated December 16, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
Parking is a pistol but it is worth it. Food was good. We had a salad and pizza it was top notch. Beer selection was nice as well.
Bart (106) Brussels, Belgium | August 5, 2011| Updated December 16, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Found this place by accident in downtown Atlanta, and I loved it immediately. Nice buzzy atmosphere (certainly during lunch) Very good and decent food. Nice own brewed beers and a large selection of demestic, special and imported beers.If you are in Atlanta, a place to must visit.
NachlamSie (447) Tennessee | May 11, 2009| Updated December 16, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
I was not expecting much from Max Lagers at all and my expectations were lowered when I was greeted with a very strong soured grain aroma upon entering the building. I must say in all fairness, the beers I had were pretty darn good. The atmosphere is open and factory-esque with two or three stories and brick walls. The place wasnít too crowded at 5 pm on a Friday. Service was good. The menu had mostly entrees and pizzas, it seemed a step closer to finer dining than the average pub. I had a good time sitting at the bar and I will most likely come back.
wilkie (37) Raleigh, North Carolina | October 22, 2005| Updated December 16, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
While traveling in Atlanta, I stopped into this place. I started rating beers fom the sampler, and the owner saw me and started talking to me. We talked for at least an hour, and I think the beers were fairly good even if not outstanding. I had an unfinished sample of the Imperial IPA (very good). The service and hospitality were superb.
ben4321 (163) Hoboken, New Jersey | April 17, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 16/20
April 17, 2013 Review:
I just revisited this place, and I thought my review could use an update for sure. First off, the draft list was significantly more interesting. The bartender that I had was excellent. The food was a bit slow (they were very crowded due to a convention being in town), but it was very good. Lastly, but certainly importantly, the beers were all tasty. I had the IPA, Black IPA, and Vienna, and I found all of them to be solid or better, which differs quite a bit from my original review. They also had a solid selection of other beers in bottles. Iím glad I revisited this place.
April 30, 2009 Review:
Thought this place was mediocre. The lay-out was that typical industrial look you see in many brewpubs. Our server was pretty good, we split a few apps and a pizza. The pizza was solid, the chicken tenders not so good.
As for the beer: They had 4 on tap when I was there (pretty weak selection if you ask me) - APA, Lager, Brown, and Stout. Beers were OK, but not worth going from too far away. Our hotel was 2 blocks away, Iíd say it was worth that walk, but not much more!
JCB (174) Durham, North Carolina | December 27, 2010
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
Every seven years or so, Iím at a convention in Atlanta and itís a treat to hit Max Lagers for decent brews near the big hotels. A pleasant environment, conventional brewpub with mahogany and copper tanks, two floors and plenty of seating. Food is above average for this sort of place, even if well short of gastropub fare. And the beer menu is nice too, with plenty of domestic craft in bottles and on tap, in addition to the solid offerings brewed on site. Over the several days of conference madness, I ended up here three different times with different folks and enjoyed it each time (ended up getting a good sampling of the brews as well). Friendly, inviting, a good place.
CheersMate (147) Fremont (Seattle), Washington | December 1, 2010
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
This place is so frustrating. They could really catch a crowd if they just focused a bit more on their beer. Honestly, I think if they forced the brewer to attend a brewing school, you could really have something special. I went with my brother and sister-in-law. The food was pretty good. Some of their food is expensive, and well worth it, but some of their other stuff, not so much. I love the fact that they have their own house brews. They really could give 5 Seasons a run for their money if they just tweaked some of their damn recipes. The service was pretty good, but nothing mind-blowing. Overall, give this place a chance. They seem to want to be a great place to go to, but they just need the proper manager to guide them in the right direction.
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