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40 Mill Plain Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-5140
+1 203-825-4444
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Brookfield, Connecticut
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The best food in the State. If you go through Danbury or the Danbury Mall a must! I had the sea bass and my husband had steak. Great atmosphere - really sheik.

Thank Alane1205
Patterson, New York
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went 6pm on a Saturday night, ordered a bottle of wine off the wine list, none, order something else, took appetizer order, delivered appetizer then took dinner order, took away my dates dinner plate and walked away, came back later for mine, good food but bizarre service, also ladies bathroom smelled like shellac, Sat night is not the time to... More 

Thank Bridget K
Danbury, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rating is average because of the staff. The food is generally good albeit steamed vegetables should not be bathed in butter. The staff seems to just process you. Very superficial, high turn over causes many rank amateur service people behind the bar, where I always sit. I have been to Max's well over 50 times and have never been... More 

Thank Steve M
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible food Dry meat very expensive I will never go again over priced it's really just a bar I cook better steak go to Manhattan way better

Thank 27Casabella
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227 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the first time to the restaurant for New Year's Eve. We had early reservations and were unimpressed with the table they attempted to seat in. But they did step up and told us we could have any other one in the restaurant. Our waiter was very nice, and the staff is upbeat and pleasant. There was a... More 

1 Thank MrCottage
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I agree with the other review that the service was awful - the waiter did not smile and was annoyed that we did not order all his specially aged (expensive) beef. Instead we enjoyed our friends' company and delicious salmon and other dishes despite his begrudging service. The other annoyance is that the bill includes the gratuity but they still... More 

2 Thank Philip R
Woodbury, Connecticut
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Four of us met at Max 40 to celebrate my birthday. Two of our guests had been there before a few times and had raved about it. We were not disappointed at all. Service was professional and excellent. One of our friends who had been a maitre d' at a fine french restaurant several years ago remarked on the fine... More 

Thank Mike S
New York City, New York
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The service was excellent and the hostess found room for us on a busy night with no reservation. That being said, the steak was not all that for the price. The Ahi tuna was excellent and the salads were excellent.

Thank Cityrider_10
New Fairfield, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Not what you'd expect. Service was lazy and almost annoyed to serve us. Makes you feel like they're doing you a favor as opposed to their own job. The meal took way too long for a small family like mine, which didn't help because my baby was impatient. The pricing is out the roof. Overall this place is overrated and... More 

1 Thank ddgeado
Bethel, Connecticut
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed my first visit here. The filet was spectacular. Our service was good and all 4 meals at the table were excellent.

Thank CTTraveler1234

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Mill Plain Rd, Danbury, CT 06811-5140
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-825-4444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?