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Max's Oyster Bar

964 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107
(860) 236-6299
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Ranked #6 of 155 Restaurants in West Hartford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: South Main Street
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English first
New Jersey
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161 reviews 161 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We had eaten at Max Downtown the previous evening and found it excellent. Only luck brought us to another Max restaurant the next day visiting Hartford. It was great. Each of us had different lunch dishes and all eere excellent. The service was excellent. I would definitely go to any Max restaurant.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Max's Oyster Bar is in general too pricey for me, but it's quite reasonable for lunch. The food is excellent, portion sizes are moderate, and the ambiance and service are outstanding. I usually order fish, of course, or a salad with a fish garnish. It is not very crowded at lunch, so it's a nice place to talk over your... More

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We dine at this restaurant about once a month. The service and food is always great. Best seafood in town and the steaks on the menu are great too. Definitely on the pricey side, but well worth it.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had calamari as an appetizer. It isn't what I remembered I thought it used to have cherry peppers and was delicious. This was just fine. The scallops were cooked perfectly and they were able to accommodate my dietary needs. The chicken with matzah balls was not only huge but also very tasty. Great atmosphere. Enjoy!

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Midland, Michigan
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136 reviews 136 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We loved our lunch here. The food is excellent and the service is outstanding. White table cloth service with tasty food. This was a delicious lunch and I would certainly go again.

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Farmington, Connecticut
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159 reviews 159 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

This place is expensive and very classy. Most people come here for fish and when I have the meals were great. The last few times the fish offerings were not that great so I went with the Filet Mignon. All I can say is that Max Restaurant makes the best, and probably the most expensive, Filet Mignon in this state.... More

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Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Max group of restaurants are all amazing, this one is upper end for sure! We go when it is a special occasion, well worth it!

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West Hartford, Connecticut
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We were here for their Taste of Suburbs menu. We've always enjoyed eating here, lunch, dinner, happy hour, great service. They had a great farm to table type of tasting menu which we thoroughly enjoyed. My husband had the cucumber gazpacho with shrimp and I had the wax bean salad with tomato and feta, both used the local produce and... More

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Berlin, Connecticut
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99 reviews 99 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A very pleasurable evening recently at Max's Oyster Bar in West Hartford Center, which was a Father/Daughter date for us. Commenced with Cocktails and Wine by the Glass, and first up was a delicious Raw Seafood Platter App, chock full of iced Ocean Delights! Entrees included Paella and Tuna Steak. The Paella was good, the Tuna outstanding. Outstanding tableside Service... More

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Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Not my first visit and this meal certainly solidified this restaurant in my excellent category. The menu, although not overwhelming at all, was full of wonderful sounding dishes that made it difficult to decide. So we opted for 2 of every oyster to get us warmed up! They were all delightful but the differences were noticeable and having the 'cheat... More

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Additional Information about Max's Oyster Bar

Address: 964 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107
Phone Number: (860) 236-6299
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Seafood

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