Hartford and the Connecticut River Valley Restaurants

Max Downtown

  • 185 Asylum St. Map It
  • Hartford
  • American
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/08/2016

Fodor's Review

With its contemporary design, extensive martini list, and sophisticated cuisine, Max Downtown is a favorite among the city's well-heeled, as well as a popular after-work spot. Creative entrées include sesame-crusted ahi tuna with a ginger-scallion ponzu sauce; seared sea scallops with coconut-whipped carrots, glazed turnip, and sweet potato; and a wide range of perfectly prepared steaks with toppings like foie gras butter and Maytag bleu cheese sauce. Don't skip dessert—not with options like chocolate-chip ice cream cake or s'mores crème brûlée. Max Downtown is part of a small empire of excellent Hartford-area restaurants.

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185 Asylum St., Hartford, Connecticut, 06103, USA

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Restaurant Details:

  • No lunch weekends
  • Reservations essential

Published 07/08/2016


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