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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 good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (90 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (12 reviews)
Opens in 17 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
964 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2102
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went for our anniversary dinner and we tried the raw oyster samplers and baked oysters in the appetizers. There is also option to choose oysters from specific coasts. the sampler is of 17$ (8 oysters) however i have heard that oysters are of $1...More

Thank Arnab_Nag
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this place-- it is our go-to restaurant for seafood, hands down. Great oyster and clam selection and the service is perfect. We've always had a perfect meal.

Thank Jody1975
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent the evening at Max's for husband's birthday.everything about this meal was delicious - from cocktails to bread, herbed carrots to cleanse the palate prepped us for delish opus fresh oyster bar and dinner. Pricey but delicious - a great event.

Thank akdav5
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the top restaurants I've ever eaten at. The atmosphere is gorgeous, the service impeccable and the food outstanding. I always have the oysters (the BEST I've had) and a steak. I've never been disappointed.

Thank LitProfessorRoxana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think it's time for a re-vamp. Max Oyster has been consistently good. Great food and service however the décor is getting outdated and the food hasn't changed much. I think it's time for some changes.

Thank cnamdre
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great at special occasions Excellent salads at lunch and dinner Seafood and steaks cooked to your expectation

Thank rtinneract
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I once read that the best seafood tastes like it was kissed by the sea (forgotten the author). In any case, the food at Max's is all fresh and delicious. If you like raw, get the seafood tower (worth it). All of their dishes are...More

Thank scratchford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great choice for our Anniversary Brunch, we started out with a nice bottle of Vueve and shellfish sampler. Our waiter Chris was helpful and attentive. They also had a make your own Bloody Mary with multiple toppings (shellfish, bacon among others). As always top shelf...More

Thank giaabruzzi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is always a great place to go to. Food is consistently good, they have a high energy bar scene and if the weather is good, you can always sit outside. Recommend this place if your looking for a good seafood place in West Hartford.

Thank ALJS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After escaping 119 degree desert, it was a welcome treat to relax in West Hartford. We started off the evening with a variety of East Coast oysters, and i was quickly reminded of how "fresh seafood" tastes. I was tempted to skip the entree and...More

Thank keith b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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