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Max’s Delicatessen

3431 Colonnade Pkwy. (Cahaba River Rd.) Send to Phone
205-968-7600 | Menu
Authentic noshes and good sandwiches draw diners to Max’s Delicatessen.
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Max’s Delicatessen Restaurant Review

: At Max’s Delicatessen, diners receive the Jewish deli version of an amuse-bouche---a basket with pickle spears and carrot and celery sticks with house-made ranch dressing. It’s worth a trip for one of the burgers, but there’s also a Reuben and Jewish specialties you won’t find elsewhere in Birmingham. The founders missed the Jewish delicatessens they enjoyed in New York and Detroit, so they opened Max’s. Crowd-pleasers include sweet-and-sour stuffed cabbage, noodle kugel, a potato knish with rich brown gravy and anything with the tender sliced-to-order corned beef. There’s matzo ball soup and mish mash soup too. Yes, you can drink an egg cream if you like. Those looking for picnic fare might want to pick up the whole fried chicken dinner. Sweets include cheesecake, Max’s coffee cake and freshly baked cookies. But we would be happy sharing a plate of the pillowy soft cheese blintzes soaked in strawberry sauce for dessert.

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