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181 Duane St, New York City, NY 10013-3331
+1 212-966-5939
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
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“spaghetti” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (4 reviews)
“front window” (2 reviews)
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181 Duane St, New York City, NY 10013-3331
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

You don't have to be a local to find and enjoy this restaurant... everything Italian from a Meatball appetizer to Pizza to a Caesar Salad ... everything is good... go have a great meal

Thank mlesser1
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Went here with some friends for drinks. I didn't eat but they did and they enjoyed the food. Most of the entrees are in the $15- $18 range, but you can examine their menu online before going. Pricing is par for the course in this...More

Thank cinemaretro
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Please do not order the lasagna... we did and asked to take it back as we would like to order something else. Both the waitress and the manager said this is the best lasagna of the city and they will not take it back, also...More

Thank Solange V
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The food here is incredible. Really charming restaurant in the heart of Tribeca. They also do delivery, which is so helpful!

Thank Jacqueline R
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Five of us met at Max in anticipation of a lovely dinner. Instead the Management's belligerent attitude and total lack of customer service turned the evening into a very disappointing experience. To sum it up, when we tasted the wine, we told the waiter it...More

1  Thank FLStarfish
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Tried this place, while at the 9/11 memorial, about a 15 min walk, great personality, good to great food, small quaint, good traffic, would recommend, a little pricey.

Thank Joe J
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Visited here on our last night in NYC. Sat in the window seat and watched New York go by while eating the best Italian food we've had since visiting Rome a few years ago. Daughter is still raving about her ravioli and the gelato she...More

Thank JRHV
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Having been a regular customer of Max's for the past few years, I am inclined to give a poor rating based on my experience today. The restaurant has a Sun dried tomato Gnocchi (on the Special menu) and I ordered it. Most Goncchi items are...More

Thank Gopal-Venkat
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We came here for drinks after a concert and then decided to have a pepperoni pizza too, and we fell in love with the place. The staff is incredibly friendly and the service personal and efficient. The place is small and so cosy, it reminds...More

Thank Ange516
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

It is my son's favorite Italian place and I can see why. Tried it with him and a friend on a nice winter day and the coziness of the place was welcoming. The capresse salad is a never miss. The spaghetti marinaio is a bit...More

Thank Seeseej
What’s in a name? In this case it is the unique title
of “Triangle Below Canal Street” that became a popular
nickname in the 1970s. An attractive neighbourhood
filled with handsome lofts on the edge of the
Financial District, this lovely slice of Manhattan
offers plenty of fine dining experiences and art
galleries. Plus, it’s home to the city’s most exciting
film event, the Tribeca Film Festival, that takes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:45 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:45 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:45 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Duane St, New York City, NY 10013-3331
    (Greenwich and Hudson)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > TriBeCa
  • Neighbourhood: TriBeCa
  • Phone Number: +1 212-966-5939
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