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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (52 reviews)
“chopped salad” (9 reviews)
“tuna tacos” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1000 W Columbus Ave, Basketball Hall Of Fame, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here to grab a bite to eat after visiting the Basketball Hall of Fame. Decent options including steaks, burgers, meatloaf, scallops, salads and a kids menu. My husband and I shared the tuna tacos to start (there are 2 in an order although...More

Thank bostravel122
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear bostravel122, I appreciate you visiting the Tavern and also thank you for taking the time to write me this review. I am happy you enjoyed the tacos, we have several different options to accommodate different size parties including ordering them individually if you would...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was a disaster from the moment we were seated. The blond hostess was expressionless and silent as she lead us to our seats. The waitress was trying her best but did not get the order correct. My husband and adult son ordered the...More

Thank kids3dog
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for the review of the restaurant. I appreciate you getting in touch to share your experience with me. Please allow me to apologize for the poor service and lack of attention to the clear mistakes by myself and my staff. There...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to have dinner at Max's Tavern to support our local business in light of the opening of the MGM a block away. I've eaten here for business meetings in the past but the lunch menu is quite different from the dinner menu. I...More

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

Dear Lydia 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 guests as well. The experience should have exceeded your expectations and obviously fell short of the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very nice meal. We were celebrating/sending a younger member of the family off to college. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Service was excellent and not overbearing. Will definitely go again.

Thank romodog
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much! I look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had lunch at Max’s Tavern at 12:00 PM on Saturday, August 18, 2018. The food was high quality, nicely prepared and very good. The portions were also quite generous. The table service was also very good with our waitress being very...More

Thank kzsull01
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, I appreciate you bringing this to my attention. You should have been able to get your points and use your birthday reward at the time of your dining. I would love an opportunity to discuss this further with you if...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch at Max's Tavern based on the recommendation locals. It was more upscale than we expected, being that it shares space with the Basketball Hall of Fame. The other diners were in business suits and having business conversations; we were just waiting to...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to Max’s Tavern and we were pleasantly surprised at how good the food was! I enjoyed the fish and chips which melted in your mouth. My daughter had the scallops and she ate every bite. The salmon which was a...More

Thank TheTraveler413
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I recently had a surprise birthday party for my husband which included a cocktail hour, appetizers and a sit down dinner. I booked "The Crown Room II" for the event which took place in July. The staff, including Rich who is the catering/banquet manager took...More

Thank PoolsideLady
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We ate at Max's Tavern after some sightseeing in Springfield. The food was quite good, until my husband took the final bite of his burger. There was a long black hair in the cheese of his turkey burger. the manager came over, was VERY concerned...More

Thank Rose H
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you Rose, I am sorry we had to correct any issue during your experience, but I am glad you enjoyed the lunch. Thank you again for the review and I hope you will join us again soon.

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We had a party of 6. Seated within 5 minutes. They offer a gluten free menu which was good for one in our party. Food was delicious and service was excellent!!! I had a salad with steak on it that was very tasty and cooked...More

Thank mjenkins2016
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Thank you for the great review!

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Questions & Answers
16 March 2017|
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Response from billruark | Reviewed this property |
Contact the restaurant and they will handle your request.
5 May 2016|
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Response from johnsZ9339HP | Reviewed this property |
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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
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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