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Max Fish
Max Fish

Max Fish Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.maxfishct.com
  • Phone: (860) 652-3474
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Mon - Fri 11:30am - 2:30pm, Saturday 12pm - 3pm;
    Dinner: Mon - Thu 5:00pm - 10:00pm;

    Fri - Sat 5pm - 11pm

    Sunday 5pm - 9pm

    Shark Bar:
    Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11pm; Friday - 11:30am -12am
    Saturday 12pm - 12am

    Sunday 4pm - 10pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: David Sellers
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Private Parties for up to 30 guests are available in our Private Dining Room. The room and Restaurant feature the latest technology to facilitate your business luncheon. A set menu or selections from the Max Fish and Shark Bar Menu are available. Please contact Max Fish for more details.
  • Private Party Contact: Brian Costa (860) 652-3474

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Spacious parking in available in the Max Fish private parking lot as well as the adjacent Somerset Square parking lot.
A word from Max Fish
When you're in the mood for good service and great seafood be sure to check out Max Fish, the newest of the Max Restaurant Groups fine dining establishments. True to the Max Restaurant Groups mission statement, this restaurant embodies an uncompromising commitment to quality service, style and superb cuisine that made the Max Group famous. The menu at Max Fish features a wide array of the finest seafood and raw bar items, made from only the freshest and highest quality ingredients, with something sure to please every member of your group.
The Shark Bar at Max Fish also offers a lighter variety of seafood and Max classics in an exciting and up tempo environment. Max Fish is sure to offer you a pleasant and unique dining experience every time you visit. Please stop by soon to see our beautiful new restaurant!
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "Great experience.........we were seated immediately with reservation, waitress cam right over and took drink orders. Service was very good...food was excellent, however a bit pricey Will return for special occasions"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "I am not a picky eater at all- will eat anything and everything, so something has to be really good to impress me. The shrimo fra diavlo was hands down the best I've ever had! Just the right amount of kick and not over seasoned. The cheesecake was rich, creamy, and delicious as well! We can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "If you want a restaurant where you'll be well taken care of without the staff constantly interrupting your meal, Max Fish is for you. Oh, and the seafood is excellent. Providing a pleasurable dining experience seems to be their goal even on a busy Friday night. The lobster Cobb salad had a good portion of lobster as well as sufficient quantities of lettuce, tomatoes, egg, bacon, cheese,etc to truly make a dinner. The dressing complimented the salad without overwhelming it. My favorite cocktail is a Hendrick's gin cucumber martini & was perfect."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Food is always great and the service is usually the best around. On this night it was poor but only compared to the high bar that the Max brand as spoiled us into expecting. Everyone has an off night once in awhile."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "The night we were there the A/C was keeping things inside very cold. The blower was blowing directly on us and after we complained about it to our waitress it was fortunately turned down. Three of us had Chowder and one had lobster bisque. WE liked our soup but did not rave about it. Two of us had the salmon cooked without any sauce which was fine and one had swordfish and the other had scallops ,All of us are fish lovers and we will definitely return as we have in the past. It may have just been an off night or we did not order correctly."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "Definitely one of our 'go-to' p[laces for consistently good food in a great atmosphere"
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Great idea, make your own Bloody Mary Bar. Very tasty."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "An excellent restaurant for a special occasion. Based on our server's recommendation we had a delicious meal of scallops and munk fish."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "My girlfriend and I had dinner at max fish on 7/18/14. I made reservations prior to dinner online. When we arrived we were seated right away. Service was very fast and the staff were very friendly. Our waiter was excellent he filled our waters and checked on us several times. The food was excellent and we both enjoyed our dinner very much. We will be back again."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Friendly, knowledgeable server. Outstanding, fresh food. Scallops were perfectly prepared. Lobster salad was awesome. Jumbo shrimp beautiful. Cherry tart for dessert anyone?! Great place for a special dinner with family."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Rotating list of oysters for starters. excellent selection of fresh fish all with creative preperations and inspired sides. Wine selections and specialty cocktails to compliment any dinner selection."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "My family went to max fish for my husbands birthday. It was our first visit although we've been to other max restaurants. It took over 3 hours to eat our meals because there were like 39-45 minutes of waiting between every course. The restaurant was good enough to give us free desserts for our trouble, but it just took way too long overall. Not worth the wait."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Food always excellent, service always consistent. We've had Tom before, first time w/Darcy and both were excellent. They wre so patient w/my 91 yr old Father. Love al their restaurants!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We enjoyed the stuffed hot lobster rolls! It was a special birthday. Enjoyed by three ladies! Great service by Cary."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We were regular customers at Max fish and it seemed to go down hill with service,food quality and menu was stagnant. We thought it's been awhile let's try it again. We were pleasantly surprised! They had new additions to the menu we had the whole belly clams that were outstanding! Our entrees were delicious. Max fish is back! Can't wait to eat here again."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Max Fish is such a gem! Their food is always so fresh and their menu is chock full of many different dishes to choose from. I have been there for dinner several times and it makes for a great evening out with friends."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Good food and good value - nothing to knock your socks off. At my last visit, the AC was tuned to a crowded restaurant and few people were there (a Monday night). Consequently, it was so cold, I could not enjoy my meal."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "A nice Friday night meal on a holiday weekend; we were seated right away, had good service and food, however, we felt somewhat rushed."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Doesn't disappoint. Love the food, the service, the whole experience is always top notch. They make it all seem so effortless, just what we want, a quiet romantic dinner, good service, not too much, but right there when needed."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Service was not up to the usual standards; hot sauces were not brought to the table for the oysters and silverware was not automatically replenished. The restaurant was not crowded so it might have been an inexperienced server. Not a large wine list but decent pricing; you find a good wines for $30-40. Appetizers are creative, the Baltimore Shrimp has a dozen spicy shrimp. The menu changes based on the available catch but always has 8 or 9 selections. There are two dining areas: white table cloth main with reservations necessary; the casual bar with a slightly different menu."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "My husband and I arrived and headed straight to the Bloody Mary bar for some bacon infused vodka and filled our glasses to the hilt with pickled vegetables, stuffed olives, pepperoni, mozzarella, shrimp, celery- delicious! Our brunch meals were also fantastic, I had crab cake benedict and he had a shortrib and egg dish. We both left full and very happy and anxious to return!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Great place, service was very good, food was excellent - everyone in our party enjoyed their meal. They never make you feel rushed - you are able to enjoy the food as well as your company. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Another excellent night at Max Fish. Fooc & service were first -"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Our waiter was excellent in clearly presenting the menu and making sure everyone heard what he had to say. Everyone was pleased at their meals and the noise level was reasonable."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "The food and service was very good. I will be back but dining inside instead of out."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "The food at Max Fish is beautifully prepared and delicious. From the jumbo crab cake and tuna sashimi appetizers to the Caesar and field green salads to the cod, monk fish, and salmon entrees, all was excellent. At those prices, I expect great food. What I DON'T expect is a water glass with large black bits floating in it, a mangled and unusable fork at my place setting, and a cocktail served in a chipped glass. I don't expect to be served a single roll with no subsequent offers and no basket left on the table. That's just stingy. Max Fish must pay better attention to the details, because at their prices, those mistakes are unacceptable. I don't feel compelled to return when the dining experience feels shabby."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "My husband and I have been going to Maxfish for years. It is our favorite of the Max's restaurants. We tried their brunch for the first time and will certainly be back. The food was amazing as usual and the outdoor dini g was fantastic on a nice summer day. Highly recommend!"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Excellent service. Employees are phenomenal and always make us feel special . One if our favorite restaurants !"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Nice spot for a special occasion, a bit on the pricey side, especially since everything is ala carte. Food very creative and well prepared. Had one of the daily specials and it was excellent. A place to go for a special treat."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Service was great....food was good. Waitress was friendly and helpful with suggestions. The food was good...average. Nothing I would rush back for, but would return if asked."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "This was our first time coming after hearing recommendations from several friends. Amazing staff, great service, and so accommodating to our needs. Excellent well flavored and cook food. Thank you so much!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The brunch selection is great, from shrimp and grits to crab cake Benedict. Wonderful raw bar (try the Quonset oysters) and the Bloody Mary bar was a fantastic feature. Will return."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I would recommend this place. the food was excellent, fresh fish as it should be, some innovative dishes , good service there when you needed them, the pacing of the courses allowed time for good conversation between courses. the only downside is the noise level as is with all restaurants today."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Love this spot. Had a great experience again. While their focus is fish they have other choices that are just as good. Always enjoy this spot for date night or a special occasion. Friendly staff provided exceptional service."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Very nice service, good food and just right for the night"
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "Menu never stale - old reliables and enough change with new offerings and twists to give interesting choices with each visit. Great raw oyster selection and quality. While available do try the soft shell crab. "
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Max Fish is a good meeting place but the food is only average and the oysters are expensive."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Had a fantastic time with our international colleague. First time visit for a few, and staff was very attentive. Food was outstanding!"
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Our party of four all enjoyed our salads, appetizers and main courses. The scallops and lobster cobb salad were especially good."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "This place, is "my place" now. The food is excellent, the service and again, the food is excellent. If you are around this area, you have to visit Max Fish!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014