Hartford and the Connecticut River Valley Restaurants


Max Downtown

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Max Downtown Review

With its contemporary design, extensive array of martinis, and sophisticated cuisine, Max Downtown is a favorite with the city's well-heeled and a popular after-work spot. Creative entrées include panko-crusted ahi tuna with a pineapple-ginger glaze, jumbo shirmp and sea scallops with a summer vegetable succotash, and a wide range of perfectly prepared steaks with toppings like foie-gras butter and Maytag bleu cheese sauce. Desserts, such as the chocolate-chip ice cream cake or smores crème brûlée, are not to be missed. This restaurant is part of a small empire of excellent Hartford-area restaurants.

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential.
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • No lunch weekends.
Updated: 12-23-2013

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    Max Downtown Review

    Max may be Hartford's premier dining spot. There are a few others that are nearly as good, but Max always pulls off every aspect of their service with style. The linens are crisp, the meals are prepared to perfection, the staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Prices are on the mark for the dining experiance.

    by seafox, 4/14/10

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