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Max a Mia

70 E Main St, Ste 9, Avon, CT 06001-3800
+1 860-677-6299
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tuscan salad” (17 reviews)
“bread” (40 reviews)
“pasta” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
70 E Main St, Ste 9, Avon, CT 06001-3800
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here’s the thing, we love the food. For 25 years we have devoured the pizza, Tuscan salad, the calamari. We love the wine selection, the octopus, the coconut cake...but, the portions are getting smaller and prices seem to be higher. Is the food high quality,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated my birthday a little early (and were able to use the birthday awards for $25 off my entree) recently. Both of our wines for quite good: Scarborough Merlot and the Max Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc. I ordered the Tuscan Salad and found it good...More

Thank muffinAvon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is in Avon at the bottom of Avon mountain. Some seating outside and tight seating inside. Small tables are packed around a long bar. The Italian food here is very good. I would not plan to bring children here.

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to this restaurant for MANY years, and have enjoyed it for the vast majority of visits. This restaurant has been recently given a “face-lift” and a redesign of the menu, and I like it! They still have classic menu items, but...More

Thank HappyCTmama
Bradford K, General Manager at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for not only your positive feedback, but also for your long-time patronage. We are so glad to see that you are finding the updates we have made to both the restaurant and the menu to be enjoyable! I'm happy to report...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner at Max a Mia in Avon, Connecticut on Saturday, May 23, 2018. My husband had veal saltimbocca. I had chicken parmigiana. We both enjoyed our meals. The food was high quality, nicely prepared and delicious. Even the bread which...More

Thank kzsull01
Bradford K, General Manager at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing all your kind words and positive feedback! It's always nice to see someone taking time out of their day to acknowledge what sounds to be the type of experience we hope for all our guests to enjoy. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was very nice but not very professionally attired & a bit too informal with their skin tight jeans and long aprons open in the back enough to show off their derrieres.The atmosphere was lacking any ambiance & it was rather noisy. They didn't...More

Thank Amy J
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Took our good friends here to introduce them to Max restaurants, especially Max a Mia because one of our friends is Jersey Italian, living in Hartford. And, they are excellent cooks. So, we thought they wouuld appreciate the Italian cuisine as we have for many...More

Thank mikelooch
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Michael, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide feedback about your recent dining experience. While I am glad to hear that most was positive I do apologize for the inconsistency in execution of the food especially while entertaining your guests from out...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018

A very busy place. The meal was just okay. I felt it was overprice with no salad or soup included in the price. Ordered the rib eye and this meat was NOT tender and juicy as a rib eye usually is. This was our second...More

Thank xrrrl
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

As the Managing Partner of Max A Mia let me start by saying I am very sorry to hear that your recent visits didn't meet your expectations. I wish we had known at the time so that we could have offered something more to your...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We “flew” over there after our event at the Bushnell ran longer than expected starving. We arrived less than an hour to closing; our server Tess, welcomed us warmly. We chose based on what we wanted to eat based on the super late hour; the...More

Thank I8025IKdonnal
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your evening with us. Tess is a very funny and engaging server. I will pass on your wonderful comments to her. We try and make sure that every guest no matter what time they arrive gets...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

This has been a go to place for decades now. However, over the years, I find that their food prep has not always been consistently good. There were times when the food was excellent and others when even the same food choice I made was...More

Thank Cherry E
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

I am so sorry to hear that any of your experiences with us were not up to par with what you expect from the Max group. We certainly strive to be as consistent as possible at all times. Obviously we fell short but I would...More

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13 December 2015|
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Response from Bobby V | Property representative |
No, we do that on Thursdays as part of our #ThirstyThursday promotion. Thank you. Bobby Venetianer Operations Manager Max Restaurant Group
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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 - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 E Main St, Ste 9, Avon, CT 06001-3800
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: +1 860-677-6299
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Max A Mia is the quintessential Italian experience in the Greater Hartford area. Featuring a traditional Italian menu, Max A Mia also utilizes an authentic brick oven that produces stone pies with unmatched flavor.
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