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Max's Tavern

1000 W Columbus Ave, Basketball Hall Of Fame, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
+1 413-746-6299
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1000 W Columbus Ave, Basketball Hall Of Fame, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit here several times a year for special occasions, never disappointed. Tonight's meal was especially fabulous due to the excellent care of Chris, our server. Knew exactly what to suggest & was fun, timely & efficient. Thank you Chris!!!

Thank boscojewell
Reviewed 1 week ago

Made a res to meet friends for dinner. The waiter was excellent and the best thing in the place was his service. The fish tacos were superb.....do not order the meatloaf and mashed potatoes.....I make much better potatoes, meat seemed just reheated...dense and tasted just...More

Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, great service...great for happy hour.. different special each night for happy hour... Monday $1 oysters... with a few beers ...!!! Coming back fir sliders on Tuesday... also had the mussels

Thank JJFlash7
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you! I appreciate you enjoyed your time at the Tavern. Ill see you Tuesday.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is rare, especially on this side of the Atlantic, when we see a restaurant's fare continue to consistently make incremental improvements. We have been fans of Max since the oldest days on South Main in Hartford. As the group-I wouldn't call it a chain-gradually...More

Thank ulysses4
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Sat at the bar early Friday afternoon to enjoy a casual late lunch early dinner. I think the bartenders name was Allison? She told us her name but it as escaped me, she was nice and informative to our menu questions and prompt with waters...More

Thank john D
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

I want to give a 5 star review because all the staff was so nice it almost made up for the horrible service of the hostess who seated us. It started with giving judgmental looks and rolling her eyes when I requested a booth to...More

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John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you for your review of the restaurant and bringing this disturbing behavior to my attention. I am so sorry that my staff would come across this way, I apologize for my host. This is not hospitality and I am embarrassed that you received such...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Great food and fantastic staff. It was the best dinner I ate in Springfield this trip. I had the blackened Mahi Mahi which was great. I just could not say enough wonderful about the server who I believe was named Siobhan.

Thank Hollyday B
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you I will make sure my server sees this as well!

Reviewed 12 February 2018

I like how you can meet your adult children and their children here for an early dinner, feel like it's a 4 1/2 star dining experience, and enjoy the quality food and service in a sophisticated setting. It all just plain works perfectly, just like...More

Thank SkyKingBoston
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thank you for joining us for dinner I am happy you enjoyed dinner and service.

Reviewed 23 January 2018

I stopped for my first visit to this max location on my way home from Vermont and boy am I glad I did! We were there early so it was quiet, but we were greeted right away by the bartender and promptly ordered an app...More

Thank LeysaB
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Good afternoon Leysa, Thank you for the visit and your review of the restaurant. I appreciate the candid remarks and I hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 January 2018

For a restaurant that is part of a larger family of Max's Restaurants based out of Hartford,CT this location has not been updated nor refurbished in along time. We found it to be the same decor that has been there since it opened a long...More

Thank MyChoice7679
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Dear MyChoice7679 Thank you for taking the time to express your disappointing experience at Max’s Tavern. Please allow me to offer my sincerest apologies and extend them to your guests as well. The experience should have exceeded your expectations and obviously fell short of the...More

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16 March 2017|
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Response from billruark | Reviewed this property |
Contact the restaurant and they will handle your request.
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Response from johnsZ9339HP | Reviewed this property |
Yes, It's a mix of everything and you'll be comfortable either way! A very nice dining experience overall...enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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
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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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