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Max's Oyster Bar

964 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2102
+1 860-236-6299
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (106 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (15 reviews)
“seafood tower” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
964 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2102
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a business dinner. I opted for Roasted chicken with cheese grits etc. A well prepared and great tasting meal. I didn’t have dessert. Of course, service and cleanliness is IMPECCABLE.

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you appreciate fresh, perfectly prepared, quality seafood, stop and enjoy a meal at Max's Oyster Bar in West Hartford, Connecticut. You'll be warmly welcomed by a professional and knowledgeable staff, willing to answer questions from oyster variety and choice of appropriate wine to navigating...More

Thank Geoda3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent place for drinks or wine plus oysters. Great ambience and well decorated. A little pricey if you are looking to eat with family or if you are very hungry. Good for business meetings. Max is a good restaurant chain.

Thank Joxel G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you've had their Baltimore shrimp no other restaurants shrimp compares! The seafood is always fresh and flavorful. Great wine list and the atmosphere is similar to a bistro. I have been going to this restaurant since it opened..never had a less than delicsious experience....More

Thank Havanared
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had given this restaurant a poor review after a negative experience a year or so ago, but wanted to return to give it another try- I was not disappointed! On a very busy Friday evening I knew enough to have made a reservation in...More

Thank mjd572
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, son and I went to Max’s Oyster Bar last night to celebrate my son’s birthday and had a very pleasant time. The service was a little slow, but good and the food was the star of the show. Our appetizers, entrees and dessert...More

Thank PNakano933
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great fresh oysters. Large salad, fantastic fresh tuna bowl. Classic ambience of a first class seafood restaurant. Fairly priced. Looking forward to returning.

Thank Matt A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Oyster Bar continues to be excellent in every way - and it’s not by accident! This restaurant takes pride in every aspect of it’s operation, from the greeting one receives upon entering the restaurant, to the polished service, to, of course, the wonderful food....More

Thank Japhen9609
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We finally made it here after wanting to try it for a while and it didn’t disappoint! Wonderful atmosphere, superb service, and 4 of us enjoyed everything we ordered from oysters, fresh fish, decadent sides, and even the steak for the carnivore in the group....More

Thank susan k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent seafood restaurant - very popular with the locals. Prices are reasonable and the menu has a nice selection of dishes.. Make a reservation during most times of the year. Great selection of local oysters. Fresh fish every day. Service is excellent.

Thank PeterSuccasunna
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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 - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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