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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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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (50 reviews)
“chopped salad” (9 reviews)
“tuna tacos” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1000 W Columbus Ave, Basketball Hall Of Fame, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
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1 - 10 of 387 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is great - service (as you would expect) is great..........but, for the UK traveller, even with an average exchange rate, this place is not cheap! A Penne paste dish with a bit of chicken is $17 ! Around £14 -£15 ! The bill...More

Thank jmstraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great meal here 10 years ago and was excited to go back only to hve a total let down. Ownership seems to have forgotten the importance of the little things...like... menus - I asked if my son could order a burger off the...More

1  Thank Duffer2010
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Duffer2010, 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 son as well. The experience should have exceeded your expectations and obviously fell short of the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is the first day of summer vacation, Ann and I come here to celebrate our last school year. The food is delicious and service is good, we have the lightest burden on our shoulders, it makes the food extra good

Thank katherinec573
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review and I hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice ambiance, friendly staff and very good food! This is the best place where I ate so far in Springfield MA. I will go back there for sure

Thank jeanjacquespsaute
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great to hear from you, thank you for the review.

Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We just spent a wonderful day at the basketball hall of fame. I took my family for a late lunch. The food was excellent but the service was poor. The waiter seemed very unhappy to have a family with teenagers. To top it off we...More

1  Thank Craig B
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Craig, I apologize for the poor service, and the hair in your dish is inexcusable. You deserve much better and I am embarrassed that anyone on my staff would convey the unhappy vibe which you witnessed. This should have been a happy and energetic...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

With a strong recommendation from a local friend, we dined here on a Sunday night with friends. Healy was a terrific waitress, the food service was prompt and the meals were great with one exception. My prime rib special was really too much food and...More

Thank rbysshe
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great to hear, we love Healey, she is the best! I am glad you enjoyed the experience and I hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

and we were disappointed. We have dined here in the past, but this time the service and food was average at best. The salad had very little taste to it and the side of asparagus was unusually tiny. I ordered prime rib and it was...More

1  Thank parsinc2
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Parsinc2, Thank you for taking the time to express your disappointing experience at Max’s Tavern. Please accept my sincerest apology and please extend it to your wife as well. This should have been a great dinner on the special occasion and I am sorry...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018 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
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 13 April 2018

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

1  Thank Jonathan R
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Dear Jonathan, Thank you for taking the time to express your disappointing experience at Max’s Tavern, please accept my sincerest apologies for the dinner not living up to the expectation. The experience should have been better and obviously fell short of the standards we have...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 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 4 April 2018

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

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Response from billruark | Reviewed this property |
Contact the restaurant and they will handle your request.
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Meals
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, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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