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Max Fish

178 Ludlow St, New York City, NY 10002-1549
+1 212-529-3959
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First time in the new location on Orchard St.

I had not been to Max Fish in a while. In fact I did not know that it had moved. When I lived in... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
Jeff R
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hip hop and good prices

Two levels, upstairs is hip hop/rap and downstairs was some weird dark experimental when we were... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2016
Zack S
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New York City, New York
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Popular lower east side bar with a hip crowd.
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  • Very good40%
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19 Dec 2016
“First time in the new location on Orchard St.”
21 May 2016
“Hip hop and good prices”
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178 Ludlow St, New York City, NY 10002-1549
Lower East Side
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+1 212-529-3959
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

I had not been to Max Fish in a while. In fact I did not know that it had moved. When I lived in NYC I frequented the joint. Somehow they moved and the vibe is the same. This is the perfect rock and roll...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Two levels, upstairs is hip hop/rap and downstairs was some weird dark experimental when we were there. Prices at the bar are good. Music is just hip hop but everyone is partying, it's a good time.

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Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

I've been going to max fish for nearly 7 years. Great local. Many friends. Love the staff. Recently had some uncomfortable experiences with one of the bouncers who isnt from the old location (unlike the others) hes been extremely inappropriate with small remarks and recently...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2012

This is the way a cool old skool dive bar for misfits, intellectual weirdos, rockstars on a bender and overworked lawyers should look like. Good affordable drinks, no-nonsense atmosphere, shady pool table in the back, nice tunes, interesting bar lay out, cute servers. Best part...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2007

Yes, I know bar experiences are subjective...but I can say that I've never had a bad time at Max Fish. Mixed crowd, extremely non-pretentious, good cheap drinks, best jukebox in NYC, in my opinion. Look out for artists, literay-types, skaters, frat boys, trust-funders, rockers, bankers,...More

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