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Max's Tavern

1000 W Columbus Ave, Basketball Hall Of Fame, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
+1 413-746-6299
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (50 reviews)
“chopped salad” (9 reviews)
“tuna tacos” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1000 W Columbus Ave, Basketball Hall Of Fame, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had lunch at Max's Tavern based on the recommendation locals. It was more upscale than we expected, being that it shares space with the Basketball Hall of Fame. The other diners were in business suits and having business conversations; we were just waiting to...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Max’s Tavern and we were pleasantly surprised at how good the food was! I enjoyed the fish and chips which melted in your mouth. My daughter had the scallops and she ate every bite. The salmon which was a...More

Thank TheTraveler413
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently had a surprise birthday party for my husband which included a cocktail hour, appetizers and a sit down dinner. I booked "The Crown Room II" for the event which took place in July. The staff, including Rich who is the catering/banquet manager took...More

Thank PoolsideLady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at Max's Tavern after some sightseeing in Springfield. The food was quite good, until my husband took the final bite of his burger. There was a long black hair in the cheese of his turkey burger. the manager came over, was VERY concerned...More

Thank Rose H
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Rose, I am sorry we had to correct any issue during your experience, but I am glad you enjoyed the lunch. Thank you again for the review and I hope you will join us again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a party of 6. Seated within 5 minutes. They offer a gluten free menu which was good for one in our party. Food was delicious and service was excellent!!! I had a salad with steak on it that was very tasty and cooked...More

Thank mjenkins2016
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is perfectly located right next to the Basketball Hall of Fame. The burger I ordered with gorgonzola was excellent, and the truffle fries were to die for! If you're looking for a good, quality fuel up before hitting the BHoF, this is the...More

Thank SHAPER12
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Great review, Thank you!

Reviewed 11 July 2018

The place is great - service (as you would expect) is great..........but, for the UK traveller, even with an average exchange rate, this place is not cheap! A Penne paste dish with a bit of chicken is $17 ! Around £14 -£15 ! The bill...More

Thank jmstraveller
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Had a great meal here 10 years ago and was excited to go back only to hve a total let down. Ownership seems to have forgotten the importance of the little things...like... menus - I asked if my son could order a burger off the...More

1  Thank Duffer2010
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Dear Duffer2010, Thank you for taking the time to express your disappointing experience at Max’s Tavern. Please allow me to offer my sincerest apologies and extend them to your son as well. The experience should have exceeded your expectations and obviously fell short of the...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

It is the first day of summer vacation, Ann and I come here to celebrate our last school year. The food is delicious and service is good, we have the lightest burden on our shoulders, it makes the food extra good

Thank katherinec573
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you for the review and I hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 24 June 2018

Nice ambiance, friendly staff and very good food! This is the best place where I ate so far in Springfield MA. I will go back there for sure

Thank jeanjacquespsaute
John T, General Manager at Max's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Great to hear from you, thank you for the review.

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16 March 2017|
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Response from billruark | Reviewed this property |
Contact the restaurant and they will handle your request.
5 May 2016|
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Response from johnsZ9339HP | Reviewed this property |
Yes, It's a mix of everything and you'll be comfortable either way! A very nice dining experience overall...enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 W Columbus Ave, Basketball Hall Of Fame, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 413-746-6299
  • E-mail
Hartford's premier restaurant group has opened in Springfield, Massachusetts at the newly renovated, state-of-the-art Basketball Hall of Fame, Max's Tavern promises to deliver the same dining experience that our Connecticut customers have come to know and expect. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Max's Tavern innovative menu will feature contemporary American cuisine including some of Max's favorite "Chop House" classics. Max is the exclusive caterer for all Hall of Fame special events. Host your next function on Center Court, Jam Session, the Mass Mutual Room or in the private dining room of Max's Tavern. So whether you are a sports fanatic or a dining enthusiast, complete your next tour of the Hall of Fame with a trip to Max's Tavern.
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