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Max a Mia

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Sun, 12/16
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner
RATINGS
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Menu

$10
Beer Carpaccio*
Shaved sirloin, arugula, tomato caper relish, EVOO
$9
Federa
Crispy prosciutto di parma-wrapped fresh mozzarella, arugula, tomato oil
Regular $9
Family style $18
Point Judith Calamari*
Cherry​ peppers, lemon aioli, marinara
Regular $8
Family style $16
House Made Meatballs
Beef, pork and veal meatballs, plum tomato sauce
About
Max A Mia is the quintessential Italian experience in the Greater Hartford area. Featuring a traditional Italian menu, Max A Mia also utilizes an authentic brick oven that produces stone pies with unmatched flavor.
PRICE RANGE
$21-$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Reviews (289)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is our second time dining at Max A Mia specifically for the Feast of the Seven Fishes and we were even more impressed than the last time! The service was phenomenal! All of the appetizers and 5 courses arrived at the same time for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Torgy2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for lunch on a weekend. Plenty of tables-bigger than it looks from outside, Clean, great selection. Reasonable prices.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank donandeileen
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate that you have taken the time to review our restaurant. I am delighted to see that your had an enjoyable time during your meal with us. Thank you for your favorable review. It is very much appreciated. If there is anything we can...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My dad and I had just visited the AAA office in Avon when he got hungry and wanted to eat locally. Trip Advisor said that Max a Mia was the number 1 restaurant in Avon, and imagine when we found out it was couple of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank huskiesfan2015
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank so much for your wonderful review! We are so pleased to hear that your experience was so enjoyable and hope you will consider joining us again in the future! Thank you again.

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Like all Max restaurants, it serves reliably good food. There a some hits & misses. Considering they have a wood burning oven the pizza could be better (perhaps a pizza lesson is needed from sister restaurant Savoy). The menu has stagnated a bit -- perhaps...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank danielafU9785FM
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for offering your review. We appreciate all your valuable feedback and suggestions. I will certainly be passing this information along to our executive chef as well. We are more than willing to accommodate special requests for items that are not on...More

Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

We have consistently been well served at Max A Mia. This evening an excellent "white Bolognese," an eggplant pizza, salmon branzini (at our request, substituted salmon in the dish - not a problem for the kitchen), and a shellfish medley over pasta (forgot the name)....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Christopher S
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Thank you, Christopher for all you wonderful feedback. We appreciate your patronage and are overjoyed to hear that you have had a wonderful experience on your visits to the restaurant. I will be sure to pass your wonderful review along to our service and kitchen...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018

Avery nice restaraunt to meet friends and have a good meal at a reasonable price. The service is very friendly.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank phyllismendelsohn
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Thank you, Phylis for taking the time to leave us a review. We take all feedback very seriously and are overjoyed to see that you have given us five stars! We look forward to having you join us again soon! Thank you again.

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

It’s ok restaurant nothing special Sometimes things get too busy and get messed up Overall ok thoughMore

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank chulhwankim
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. It's disappointing to see that you have not had the exceptional experiences we hope to provide all our guests with.Unfortunately, things do go wrong from time to time but we make every effort to ensure our guests leave happy. If...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018

My wife and I had Sunday brunch at Max a Mia on September, 30, 2018. We arrived shortly before 1 pm, and were promptly seated and given a menu. This is not the first time we've eaten at this restaurant. We were very happy with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank William S
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Hi there, William. Thank you so much for taking the time to offer your review. We appreciate all the positive feedback in regards to your brunch choices. The steak and eggs is always popular and we are so happy that you found it to be...More

Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We have eaten at Max quite often...fabulous food, superb salads, drinks, bread...but tonight our server was over the top! Sara B. takes such pride in this establishment! She went above and beyond making our experience A+ and taking it to the ‘max!’ Personable, so very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank B4659EOdianel
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Hi Diane! Thank you for taking the time to offer your lovely feedback. I will be sure to pass your kind words along to Sara B! As one of our veteran servers, it's always nice to hear that our guests find her to be as...More

Reviewed August 28, 2018

My husband and I had an early dinner at Max a Mia in Avon, Connecticut on Thursday, August 23 2018. Our dinner reservation was for 5:45 PM. The food was high quality, nicely prepared and delicious. The portions were also quite generous. My husband had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kzsull01
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you so very much for all your kind words and your highly favorable review. We are so happy you chose us to celebrate your special occasion! We look forward to your continued patronage. Happy belated birthday to your husband!

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moejudy
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No, we do that on Thursdays as part of our #ThirstyThursday promotion. Thank you. Bobby Venetianer Operations Manager Max Restaurant Group
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