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181 Duane St, New York City, NY 10013 (Manhattan)
(212) 966-5939
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Ranked #2,592 of 11,664 Restaurants in New York City
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Price range: $25 - $40
Sun - Tue 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 10:45 pm
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Dining style: Home Style
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: Greenwich and Hudson
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Springboro, Ohio
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Perfect for our girls day out in NYC. It's very cute inside and staff are really nice. We recharged phones over lunch. I had the frisée chicken salad with avocado and apple and lemon dressing - amazing. My friend had the caprese sandwich and also loved it. Would go back!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

In tribeca with the food I enjoy. Humble food done well. Fettuccine with maxs meat sauce is a great example. Superb for kids too, just ask for the kids size.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A friend recommended Max's in Tribecca and it was delicious and only like $11 bucks for a filling, home made pasta dish. The spaghetti itself was definately home made and the lamb ragu sauce was unreal and complex in flavor. Really a diamond in the rough. A no brainer if you want top quality fresh pasta and at a reasonable... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We were out walking today and just happened to stumble across this. I had the best mushroom pizza ever!! My husband had the most delicious pasta with meatballs. The staff was great and friendly. The mushroom pizza wasn't actually on the menu but they happily made it for me. Great price point especially for New York. What a great find!

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Max is small. It's a long narrow space with a few tables in a window in front of the bar, some tables on the ground floor and a few more on a raised loft. The food is homey and always good. They made me remember why I like pan seared cod fish. There are some staple menu items like Mom's... More

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

If porcini ravioli is something you would ever consider ordering, then order that at Max. Between me and my boyfriend we have gotten it dozens of times. Delicious. The beet and goat cheese salad is great. Other pastas and various items on the specials menu that I've had were very good. Anchovies can be a bit too salty, but I... More

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Towson, Maryland
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We went there last Friday evening - 4 adults, 1 child, and an infant. The place is 'intimate', that is small, but in a good way. Good Italian fare. Interesting specials - I had the Gnocchi which was quite good and more than I could eat. Wait staff was accommodating, friendly and helpful. Would definitely go back.

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New York City, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We were looking for a good Italian restaurant that was close to the Tribeca Performing Arts and came across Max while searching on line. It's a great little place with an authentic ambience, very good foods, a pre-performance fixed price meal with a large variety of choices, friendly service and very reasonable prices.The Halibut was great as was the homemade... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Sullen service, terrible food and surly management...will never return. There is really no reason to return to a place that I've enjoyed in the past. Things have clearly changed.

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Valhalla, New York
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115 reviews 115 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

A hidden treasure in TriBeCa- Visited recently with two friends for lunch. We shared the "Caprese" which melted in our mouths and was perfectly complimented with fresh crusty Italian Bread . I enjoyed the Asparagus Mozzarella Ravioli special while friends correctly chose the Ravioli ai Porcini & Spaghetti del Marina which was the highlight of the three. Service was friendly,... More

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