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Max's Tavern

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1000 W Columbus Ave, Basketball Hall Of Fame, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
+1 413-746-6299
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a business gathering here and the food was spectacular. great service thru the entire meal and friendly was the name of the game.

Thank Paul B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Max's is always a good experience, depending on your choice on the menu it can be expensive..$130 a couple including 2 drinks each, shared appetizer no dessert....but sometimes I think it is so worth it...

Thank Karen W
Pearl River, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't let the name fool you. It is a quality restaurant. I had the crab cake appetizer for a meal and felt like I came out of Baltimore's inner Harbor. We had a fantastic French onion soup which was flavorful I had plenty of cheese. Staff was very accommodating him and service was quick.

Thank Frankar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for a quick drink while you wait for your dad to finish at the basketball hall of fame!! Had bloody mary's and hush puppies as well as the Baltimore shrimp!!

Thank Melissa P
Killington, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped into Max's Tavern as a dinner break on a long car trip. We enjoyed perfect steaks, good "steakhouse" sides like spinach and garlic mashed, and excellent service at our outdoor table. One day I'd love to learn how to get that great char on the outside while staying medium rare on the inside!

Thank Keithus
Rhinebeck, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten dinner here quite a few times and we were passing through Springfield and decided to stop here for lunch. While there is a special lunch menu, our server offered to get us any steak we wanted from the dinner menu. I opted for the burger (awesome) and my wife had onion soup (superb) and the fresh carved... More 

Thank Joel W
Hampden, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

well the hype of this place is pretty high, but the food and service i received on my visit was very poor , would not recommend this place to any one, way over rated, the food was bad small portions and way overpriced the interior of the tavern was nice but thats were it ended

Thank bmx47g
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this review

Dear bmx47g, Thank you for the review and expressing your disappointment in your dining experience. I appreciate your feedback and apologize for the underwhelming experience you received. The food and service is normally much better than you are describing and should be as our standards are much higher. I am not sure what you had to eat or drink but... More 

Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary at Max's. The Mahi Mahi was wonderful and the steak was amazing! The restaurant is beautiful and the service was very attentive. We enjoyed the meal very much!

Thank elena111633
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here last July and were excited to eat here again. We ordered two of the same dishes last year and were disappointed. Sadly we felt overpriced for our meals this time. Won't be coming here again.

Thank Riley S
Torrington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We met a friend here for dinner primarily because it was easy to book a reservation through Open Table. All aspects of the experience were good: liked the classy, clubby look, service was attentive and professional, and we enjoyed drinks, appetizers, entrees and dessert. Notably good was my Double Cut Pork Chop with a hoisin BBQ sauce, enhanced by a... More 

Thank Kim N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $40
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 W Columbus Ave, Basketball Hall Of Fame, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 413-746-6299
Hartford's premier restaurant group has opened in Springfield, Massachusetts at the newly renovated, state-of-the-art Basketball Hall of Fame, Max's Tavern promises to deliver the same dining experience that our Connecticut customers have come to know and expect. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Max's Tavern innovative menu will feature contemporary American cuisine including some of Max's favorite "Chop House" classics. Max is the exclusive caterer for all Hall of Fame special events. Host your next function on Center Court, Jam Session, the Mass Mutual Room or in the private dining room of Max's Tavern. So whether you are a sports fanatic or a dining enthusiast, complete your next tour of the Hall of Fame with a trip to Max's Tavern.

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