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Max's Oyster Bar

964 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2102
+1 860-236-6299
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (94 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (13 reviews)
“seafood tower” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
964 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2102
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place came highly recommended but unfortunately, it was extremely disappointing. The restaurant is pegged as "upscale" on numerous search engines, but in my opinion, it did not meet my expectations for an upscale restaurant. We made reservations and arrived a bit early, but us...More

Thank Elj321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service were excellent. Great selection on Oysters and clams. The scallop ceviche was great. Will definitely be back the next time I am in town.

Thank Felix I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Referred by family member that this bar would be a great place to celebrate this special occasion. 1. Exceptional service 2. Mouth watering food Which all made the experience for my Parents a very enjoyable one.

Thank kazzabe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Modern and classy decor. Seafood is sumptuous and savory. In addition, great for friends, business or family gatherings. Go out with that special significant individual and let your tastebuds explore the essence of fine dining.

1  Thank loretta590
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great seafood and service. A little noisy but overall a good, reliable place for dinner or drinks and apps.

Thank PMN17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for our anniversary dinner and we tried the raw oyster samplers and baked oysters in the appetizers. There is also option to choose oysters from specific coasts. the sampler is of 17$ (8 oysters) however i have heard that oysters are of $1...More

Thank Arnab_Nag
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We love this place-- it is our go-to restaurant for seafood, hands down. Great oyster and clam selection and the service is perfect. We've always had a perfect meal.

Thank Jody1975
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the evening at Max's for husband's birthday.everything about this meal was delicious - from cocktails to bread, herbed carrots to cleanse the palate prepped us for delish opus fresh oyster bar and dinner. Pricey but delicious - a great event.

Thank akdav5
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is one of the top restaurants I've ever eaten at. The atmosphere is gorgeous, the service impeccable and the food outstanding. I always have the oysters (the BEST I've had) and a steak. I've never been disappointed.

Thank LitProfessorRoxana
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I think it's time for a re-vamp. Max Oyster has been consistently good. Great food and service however the décor is getting outdated and the food hasn't changed much. I think it's time for some changes.

Thank cnamdre
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 964 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2102
    (South Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-236-6299
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