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Max a Mia

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70 E Main St, Ste 9, Avon, CT 06001-3800
+1 860-677-6299
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Hartford, Connecticut
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is totally overrated. We love Max's oyster house in w Hartford and go there regularly. Max a Mia is not anything like its partner restaurant. The food is mediocre at best, service is average, but atmosphere is ok. If you want real good Italian in avon, go to de capo down the street, it blows this place out... More 

Thank Travelguy9998
Avon, Connecticut
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84 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our favorite Italian eateries in Avon. Service is alsways good, food is great and the wine option more than decent. Love their Kale salad with skirt steak.

Thank jstaines72
Avon, Connecticut
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunched here with two friends for a birthday celebration. Hostess greeted us with a smile and seated us promptly. Our server was delightful and gave us the perfect amount of attention during the 90 minutes we were there. Great wine selection, focaccia was warm and the perfect texture and flavor. We ordered the Penne Al Buttero, the Chicken Sausage with... More 

Thank MJMDanes
Amherst, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

just had drink and apps but it was very good, The staff was great and very nice setting, would highly recommend

Thank NHLarson
Bantam, Connecticut, United States
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

this is a lively, fun, terrific restaurant for families. Although there are lots and lots of diners, the noise is well-controlled. the food is good (the octopus was superb), and the service perfect, especially given the crowd. I probably wouldn't leave home just to go there, but anytime we are in the neighborhood, it will definitely be a contender.

Thank Patricia R
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

While in Avon, we had lunch at Max a Mia. My husband and I had the House made Veggy Burguer, it was a 10, perfect, full of flavor absolutly delicious. Cannot wait to go back to this Restaurant. Excellent service and delicious food, what else do you want?

Thank nsadlow
W. Hartford, CT
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290 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We had Caesar salads, one with shrimp one with chicken, a Cobb salad and pasta bolognaise. All were delicious as was the accompanying bread with olive oil. We had dessert, bocce balls and bread pudding, also delicious. Service was super and the environment allowed for conversation.

Thank Cayman408
Avon, Connecticut
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have been to this restaurant on several occasions to dine with friends. I have had mixed experiences that run the gamut of extremes. The negative things that stand out in my mind are: It is often too loud to have conversations Longer than projected wait times The positives are: Great wine selection Friendly staff Give yourself plenty of time... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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222 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Nice spot. Second time here. Good food. Nothing too fancy but the pasta dishes are all good. Nice lunch or dinner spot in sleepy Avon.

Thank Wayne S
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Very "unhappy" about their happy hour restrictions. We went there specifically for happy hour, having been to Max Fish's and Max Amore's happy hours. At those two Max restaurants, the happy hour menu is available in the bar area--at the tables and at the bar. I was VERY curtly told by the unhelpful hostess that the happy hour was only... More 

Thank David C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 E Main St, Ste 9, Avon, CT 06001-3800
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: +1 860-677-6299

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