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Max a Mia

70 E Main St, Ste 9, Avon, CT 06001-3800
+1 860-677-6299
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“tuscan salad” (19 reviews)
“bread” (38 reviews)
“pasta” (26 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
70 E Main St, Ste 9, Avon, CT 06001-3800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was alright but nothing special. Would not go back. A lot of people raved about this restaurant and I love the other Max Restaurants but not this one.More

Thank FloridaCT
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to offer feedback on your recent visit. I'm sorry to read that you were not completely satisfied with your meal. We always strive to leave all of our guests with a positive experience and wish you could elaborate you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to like this restaurant, although it was never the greatest food I'd had, it was enjoyable. Last night, I had a gluten free pizza with pepperoni and green pepper, red pepper "bisque" and coffee. It was practically inedible. The soup, in fact, was...More

Thank James M
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi James. This sounds like a very disappointing experience to say the least. I'm very sorry you that you did not find the food enjoyable. We appreciate your detailed feedback. This certainly helps us make changes as needed to ensure these issues won't occur again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Save your money you will need it when you come to eat here. $10 for 2 meatballs $19 for 4. All average small sized Everything here on the main menu comes to $20 and up Order yourself extra bread because your gonna need it. Their...More

Thank Leahb1089
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Leah, It's always disheartening to learn that a guest does not feel that their meal was worth the money spent. I have shared your feedback with our chef as well. I do appreciate the positive feedback in regards to the food quality, wine and...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Here’s the thing, we love the food. For 25 years we have devoured the pizza, Tuscan salad, the calamari. We love the wine selection, the octopus, the coconut cake...but, the portions are getting smaller and prices seem to be higher. Is the food high quality,...More

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Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to offer your review. While we wish all reviews were positive, we welcome all constructive feedback in order to ensure we are always doing our best to keep our guests happy with every aspect of their dining experience. I'm...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

We celebrated my birthday a little early (and were able to use the birthday awards for $25 off my entree) recently. Both of our wines for quite good: Scarborough Merlot and the Max Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc. I ordered the Tuscan Salad and found it good...More

Thank muffinAvon
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Well, first let me say, Happy Birthday! We are so pleased to here that you chose us for your birthday dinner and got to take advantage of your birthday reward. We appreciate all the positive (and detailed!) feedback you have offered up for us and...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is in Avon at the bottom of Avon mountain. Some seating outside and tight seating inside. Small tables are packed around a long bar. The Italian food here is very good. I would not plan to bring children here.More

Thank Jeff D
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jeff! Thank you for your favorable review. We are so glad to hear that you found the food enjoyable! While you may not plan to bring your children, just know that if you ever decide to, we do offer a nice selection of food...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We have been going to this restaurant for MANY years, and have enjoyed it for the vast majority of visits. This restaurant has been recently given a “face-lift” and a redesign of the menu, and I like it! They still have classic menu items, but...More

Thank HappyCTmama
Bradford K, General Manager at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you so much for not only your positive feedback, but also for your long-time patronage. We are so glad to see that you are finding the updates we have made to both the restaurant and the menu to be enjoyable! I'm happy to report...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018

My husband and I had dinner at Max a Mia in Avon, Connecticut on Saturday, May 23, 2018. My husband had veal saltimbocca. I had chicken parmigiana. We both enjoyed our meals. The food was high quality, nicely prepared and delicious. Even the bread which...More

Thank kzsull01
Bradford K, General Manager at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for sharing all your kind words and positive feedback! It's always nice to see someone taking time out of their day to acknowledge what sounds to be the type of experience we hope for all our guests to enjoy. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

The staff was very nice but not very professionally attired & a bit too informal with their skin tight jeans and long aprons open in the back enough to show off their derrieres.The atmosphere was lacking any ambiance & it was rather noisy. They didn't...More

Thank Amy J
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Took our good friends here to introduce them to Max restaurants, especially Max a Mia because one of our friends is Jersey Italian, living in Hartford. And, they are excellent cooks. So, we thought they wouuld appreciate the Italian cuisine as we have for many...More

Thank mikelooch
Bradford K, Owner at Max a Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Michael, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide feedback about your recent dining experience. While I am glad to hear that most was positive I do apologize for the inconsistency in execution of the food especially while entertaining your guests from out...More

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13 December 2015|
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Response from Bobby V | Property representative |
No, we do that on Thursdays as part of our #ThirstyThursday promotion. Thank you. Bobby Venetianer Operations Manager Max Restaurant Group
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 E Main St, Ste 9, Avon, CT 06001-3800
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: +1 860-677-6299
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Max A Mia is the quintessential Italian experience in the Greater Hartford area. Featuring a traditional Italian menu, Max A Mia also utilizes an authentic brick oven that produces stone pies with unmatched flavor.
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