Max Downtown

$ $ $ $
185 Asylum St
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 522-2530
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 11:00pm
5:00pm - 11:00pm
4:30pm - 9:30pm



  • Resident Mixologist Michael Mills serves a phenomenal martini garnished with caviar pearls. He also crafts seasonal drinks, uses homemade syrups and painstakingly infuses spirits with fresh fruits.
  • Piano entertainment Thursday - Saturday.
  • Music with Jeffery tops off a great meal at Max downtown
  • Happy Hour between 4 & 6pm for $5 cocktails and $2 - $7 nosh.
  • One of the most gluten-free-friendly restaurants in greater Hartford
  • Best dirty martini in the city.
  • Battery operated candles. Minus one star.
  • Wine, the raviolis, Chris the server, Kansas strip, crab salad, oysters
  • Everything is good here. Awesome place.
  • Ribeye is awesome, sides are delicious. Quite pricey
  • Horseradish encrusted salmon served with fingerling potatoes was done to perfection
  • New Years dinner here. Great oysters. Awesome filet mignon over lobster pasta. Great evening!
  • The happy hour burger is best burger on the planet for 5$
  • Pan-Seared Tuna was incredible!
  • Let's stop the debate, Max downtown is the best restaurant in hartford or west hartford.
  • The tuna entree is amazing. Get it rare. Comes with rice cakes, crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. Also comes with shishito peppers and snap peas. Absolutely delicious.
  • tavern menu max chopped salad is big and delicious. i'll be making it a habit...maybe once a week
  • Don't skip on the oysters and appetizers! The filet mignon a la max was perfect with wine.
  • Outstanding experience. Food and service are amazing. Steak spot.
  • Manager Rachel and server Andrew provided an AMAZING private dining experience. Everything was perfect.

Nearby places

1 Civic Center Plz
150 Trumbull St (btwn Asylum St. & Pearl St.)
166 Capitol Ave (at Trinity St.)