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Max's Oyster Bar

964 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2102
+1 860-236-6299
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (100 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (14 reviews)
“seafood tower” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
964 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2102
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thank set up a special roundtable in a quiet area. There were balloons and confetti on the table supplied by us. Oysters were only ncredible as was the shrimp. Our waitress Laura guided us thru the menu. Our main courses included fish, fish and chips,steaks....More

Thank rtinneract
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I finally got to try this restaurant. Excellent atmosphere and very spacious. I started my meal with 13 oysters. Their selection range contains 7 of 8 different.m types of oysters. Got my main course, I got that ramen. It was okay to me but a...More

Thank MsWhite860
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently invited to a business dinner with Customer. The party was around 10 people and we were well looked after by the server. Fish and seafood were good as always. We had a table in the corner by the front window which was good for...More

Thank 123RobM123
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I went recently with a friend and we ordered the calamari which was perfectly cooked and seasoned. We both ordered the lobster roll and it was really good. The cookie jar dessert was also good but the best part was the Twix cookies. Next time...More

Reviewed 24 January 2018

This restaurant is one not to be missed especially at Happy Hour! The food and drinks were top notch and so was the excellent service. The Bartender and Waitress went out of their way to please us including providing us with two glasses of champagne...More

Thank Travel33871
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Rated #1 in the area for a reason. Had lunch with coworkers, I had the parmesan crusted fish and a bowl of chowder. Coworkers had the crab roll and the seafood casserole. Everyone was very pleased. The service was spot on, knowledgeable, attentive, and personable.

Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Wow! What can you say about $1 local oysters all day (copps Island). We have been going on Mondays for lunch for the last 2 yrs.

Thank William S
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Service: Impeccable Food: Fresh, finest ingredients and delicious. Salads were freshly made, exciting and tasty, which I usually don't use to describe a salad. The fish was fresh and deliciously prepared. The desserts were outstanding. Cleanliness: 5/5 Price: Worth it! This isn't a comfort food...More

Thank Foodinspector10
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Max's Oyster Bar has the kind of vibe that makes it a great place for a special occasion when you want good food in a relaxed atmosphere. The service staff is terrific, and the fresh seafood is creatively prepared, unless you want it raw, and...More

Thank Sheila F
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Great raw bar, delicious salads, fish and beef. Highly recommend. Good cocktails too. Fun spot with really fresh food.

Thank KDurf
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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, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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