Max Fish
Max Fish

Max Fish

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.maxfishct.com/
  • Phone: 8606523474
  • 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 8606523474

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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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Max Fish reviews from OpenTable diners
189 reviews since June 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (109)fit for foodies (94)good for groups (61)vibrant bar scene (60)great for lunch (55)great for outdoor dining (54)neighborhood gem (51)romantic (49)notable wine list (49)hot spot (39)great for brunch (21)late-night find (14)kid-friendly (12)Show More
  • Great Restaurant!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Wonderful Food! Wonderful Service! We have a very pleasant evening with delicious food in a comfortable atmosphere. Everyone in this restaurant was super friendly . We had such a wonderful time, that we completely lost track of time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outstanding!!!
    outstandingVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Haven't been there in ages...we were so impressed and pleased with everything. Food was delicious and many great choices. Wait staff most helpful. Great feel in the restaurant very vibrant and fun to be there too. went wiith friends and we all agreed we would come back readily.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The best
    McK1
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    All Max restaurants are excellent and this one is no exception. Freshest, tastiest oysters, restaurant week menu excellent too. Aslways outstanding service. We love this place!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food good service
    Clairedelune
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    We sat at bar for a drink and app before dinner. Nice atmosphere and service fresh shrimp all. Dinner was also excellent. Clams and pasta. All very good. Will be vack
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Total Pleasure
    luvMax
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Max Fish has never disappointed. It is our restaurant of choice, especially when we are hosting out-of-town relatives and friends. My aunt and uncle joined us recently, and my uncle, a retired insurance company CEO who has dined in the best restaurants around the world, said his swordfish at Max was the best he ever had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Business of Fun
    VinnieVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    One of the best bars in the area. First time back in a month and the services was outstanding. Food was excellent, great spot to bring a client.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic Dinner
    Cjmystic
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Max Fish is a favorite restaurant of mine! The food is consistently great, the service is always excellent!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Everyone in our group was quite happy with the quality of their food. The only negative is that portion size for the prices paid was a bit on the small side.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service and food, but noisy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    This, like all Max restaurants, has excellent food and is a social gathering place. More than the others, though, this place is very loud. Our server was very knowledgeable and pleasant, even engaging my 7-yr-old in conversation. I'd definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous Seafood
    Mappy
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Outstanding oyster menu, served really well, clean, geat condiments. We both agreed that the soup of the day (Pumpkin bisque with shrimp salsa) was a bit of a disappointment, as it was rather bland. Main course was excellent: cod. An area for improvement was that I was seated right when I arrived, and my dinner companion was running late. I sat at the table for 20 minutes without being asked if I'd like a drink, which is a bit uncomfortable. Also, if you prefer a booth, write that in yoyr reservation request...you know what they say about assuming!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our new favorite place.
    nuMXFSHFANS
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Our server was absolutely wonderful and very attentive. Very hard to find these days! The food was very fresh and amazing. The seafood was excellent and surprisingly (at a place known for it's seafood) the steak was to die for and far better than ANY local Steak House we have encountered. We have found our new favorite place.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Simply Sensational...
    Scotteroo
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Max Fish is another Gem in the Max Restaurant Group's myriad of restaurants. The restaurant has great ambience and is very charming. The staff are very knowledgeable about the product offerings and are very pleasant and eager to serve. And the freshness and presentation of the food leaves little to be desired. I recommend Max Fish to anyone who enjoys seafood, quality service and an excellent value...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Another terrific Mean
    Geoff
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Max Fish has become our go to place on date night. The food is awesome - very tasty, lots of innovation in the menu and not over done or heavy. The bar (and bartenders) and attentive, and fun. The wait staff is just awesome. I feel so well cared for and yet there's no hovering. Amazing place - highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • cold food
    3Wishes
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    We were disappointed in the luke warm food.... our crab cake was absolutely cold in the middle - not warm at all... The Hot Lobster Roll was not hot.... luke warm at best.... Happy to spend money on a great dinner.... disappointed to spend money on a cold dinner :( We won't be back and we would not recommend it to family or friends.... Very disappointed as we always enjoy Max restaurants :(
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice lunch
    carmenreyVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Place is quiet for lunch if you're looking for good food and ambiance and a place to relax. Nice service, very quick to get food out. Overall, nice experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pam2e
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    calamarie appetizer too heavily breaded and salty mahi special over powered with bitter flavor by arugala taboule salad key lime tart too much graham cracker crust & very little key lime meal overpriced for quality of what was served overall disappointing meal, won't be going back
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Prime Choice for Business Dinners
    Wynsam
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    When I entertain international business partners this is my first choice for dinner.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyed outdoor seating
    savoryeaterVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Food is consistently good, though not great. Always a pleasant experience.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outstanding!
    LSBFoodie
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We had a wonderful meal. All of the servers were friendly and attentive. Such a nice evening!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • disappointing dining experience
    DebsVIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    I normally have had both wonderful food and service at Max Fish. this evening we told our server we needed to be out in 90 minutes. Service was slow. We had drinks, appetizers and salad. Our entrées arrived 15 minutes before we needed to leave.The server ordered two of the wrong entrées. All the entrées were returned to the kitchen.The manager came over to apologize and we told him we could not wait for the correct entrées and asked for the bill. It proceeded to take another 10 minutes to get the bill and our server never return to apologize. The manager did apologize and bought us around of drinks. Overall a ver disappointing evening with friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Never disappoints
    ToniVIP
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    We always have the raw bar seafood high rise to start, even if there's just two of us, because we LOVE everything in it!! Love the raw oysters, the octopus salad and the scallops in particular. The rest of the meal then goes very well too. Max Fish is a favorite.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great choices
    sharona
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    love their food choices , great wine list a little noisey
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Sparky
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The service was impeccable. The food was out outstanding. the atmosphere was delightful.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The food was great but the waitress didnt really tend to us like she should of
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never Disappointed
    Tennisfan
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    As many times as I have been to any Max's restaurant the experience never disappoints!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing and Different Dishes
    SammiD
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    The food was great as always and the specials for the day were amazing values. The menu is always changing along with the oyster list. I love going there and will continue to go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Like always very good in all area. It;s our favorite place to eat.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • luvgoodfood
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Have been to Max Fish many times and have never had a bad meal! Always left happy and full! Will definitely return again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 311mbVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Excellent service, very busy the night we were there. The pan roasted lobster with the corn pudding was so good and the shellfish was very fresh. Overall a wonderful experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • keepgoingback
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Never disappointed. Food is excellent, great presentation, friendly and knowledgeable staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Taste of the superbs
    carol
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    An extraordinary bargain for the meals we had. Swordfish was divine. flounder was well seasoned and the steak (an extra surcharge) was delicious and huge. Service was so so.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great evening
    MissCleo
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    We went to Max Fish to celebrate a birthday. It was restaurant week. The food choices off that menu were excellent with regular size portions. The drinks choices were fun and interesting, drinks themselves very tasty. Food was delicious, service was excellent. After dinner we decided to taste oysters and had a really great birthday celebration. Totally recommend Max Fish!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Waste of money- over priced and not impressive food by any means.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently Excellent
    WellTraveledDiner
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    This is a favorite of ours. it is a one hour drive away...but worth it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful
    Cathietr
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We had a fantastic dinner. Food was terrific. Service was fast and very friendly and professional. After dinner had a drink in the bar and it was packed and karoake was happening but it did not overwhelm us during dinner. Great place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    Granmama
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    It had been quite some time since we had been to Max Fish. For the first time we ate in their outdoor covered patio area and it was MUCH quieter than the inside which is extremely noisy. We could have a nice conversation without having to shout to be heard. Although we waited quite a while for our food, the waitress was very attentive and apologetic, telling us how busy the kitchen was due to the lobster specials they were running. When our food did arrive, it was hot and delicious. I had the hot buttered lobster roll, and my husband had the bouillabaisse. We had started with a seafood tower for 2, which was fresh and delicious. It was a lovely way to celebrate my birthday. Now if I could only shave off 20 years!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Upscale seafood
    ToniVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Most seafood places around here usually offer a more casual and family style type dining experience. Max Fish is definitely not that. This place is more upscale and tries to find infinitely more creative and delicious ways to serve fish. It is seafood in fine style!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What's going on
    VinnieVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Shocking, the service poor. Very slow. The food was late, forgot part of the order and what we did get was cold. Hope this is not the new norm.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Usually better than this last time
    RNErikaVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We are regulars for their lovely brunch. I think they must have been extremely short staffed this last Sunday. It took am extremely long time to get drinks and put on an order. Food was great, just seems like a slip up on service. After our food, we had a very long wait for the bill as well.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Saturday night dinner
    jbl1947
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I use Open Table frequently and we had a gift card for this past Saturday and decided to use it. It asked if we had special requests, and I did put in a no salt, sugar and light on the fats. When we arrived, we did not have to wait, were seated and our waiter, Mark, came over and as he was discussing the options for dinner, mentioned the chef could use less oils, etc. I was impressed and mentioned to him he must have my request, which he did have with him. He was friendly, knowledgeable, and highly accommodating. The restaurant is casual elegance, the food is fairly organic and farm to table taking advantage of what is available and keeping in mind the ecology system. The chef is prepared our food to perfection. Thanks.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate