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Max Downtown

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185 Asylum St, Hartford, CT 06103-3408 (Trumbull Street)
+1 860-522-2530
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Haddam, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've been here multiple times and it always lives up to our expectations! Food, Service and Atmosphere are all excellent! An upscale dining experience with an exceptional staff!

Thank Peridot63
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went there for our anniversary and we had an amazing 5 course dinner. One of the best dinners we have ever had.

Thank fernandez97
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I have gone to Max Downtown over the years and have never been disappointed. Great food atmosphere and drinks.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our go to restaurant before the theater. Always have a wonderful meal and they always get us out in plenty of time to walk to the theater.

Thank Barbara L
Farmington, Utah, United States
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great location, with good ambiance and excellent food. It's definitely artsy as well as leather and wood businessman's lunch. Recalling that the food was in large portion size and very worthwhile.

Thank Patricia A
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had not eaten at Max Downtown for several years. It does not disappoint. The atmosphere is relaxed but energetic. Service is outstanding. The menu has many choices. My husband had the NY strip and I had the pork special. It was delicious. And can't forget the martinis- just the way I like them.

Thank Michelle L
New Haven, Connecticut
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90 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for dinner, the meals were very good, especially the steaks and swordfish special. The service was okay, should have better given the prices you pay, i.e. Had to ask for water refills.

Thank BC-Eagle-70-74
Hartford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Great food in a classy atmosphere with careful and welcoming service. This restaurant never disappoints.

Thank gigib2
Coventry, Connecticut
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105 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Went here for take out lunch in Early August. I had the Chicken Salad for $14 and it had a good amount of fresh grilled chicken, fresh mozzarella, roasted garlic, and amazing polenta croutons. Typically I would not spend this much on a salad, but it was well worth it. My other colleagues all went for the sliders which were... More 

Thank KMAN1981
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Had dinner here on a Sunday evening and enjoyed their special dinner for two for $69.00. They also offered a couple of wine specials which were very reasonable. The steaks were perfectly cooked, salads were good, and the appetizer which was goat cheese beignets with figs and plums was terrific. Will definitely return!

Thank JohnEV123

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$60 - $80
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Asylum St, Hartford, CT 06103-3408
    (Trumbull Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-522-2530

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?