Max Restaurant * East Village

The popular, can be a wait at prime feeding time, Max Restaurant in the East Village is serving good inexpensive Italian comfort food in cozy charming digs. It may be among the best Italian restaurants - cheap or not in NYC.  Seating in front and behind the kitchen and the outdoor patio with wash hanging on lines. We had very good meals here. The service was attentive, efficient and came with a cheeky waiter - as in "What makes the Special Gnocchi on the board different from the Gnocchi alla Sorrentina on the menu." - "It's special." Well, Danny went right ahead and got the special one on the board after coaxing more details about it's special cheesiness. He raved with the first mouthful. Roxanne loved the Rigatoni Alla Siciliana and thought it was special. The bread, salad and wine were pretty special too.

Address:  Max Restaurant  51 Avenue B  New York, NY 10009
Telephone: (212) 539-0111
Website: Max-NY-East Village
Location: East Village
Getting There: Map Directions


Cuisine: Italian Comfort Food
Atmosphere: Warm dark & cozy
Dress code: Come as you are
Price Range: $$-$$$
Meals Served: Dinner
Menu: Menu @ Max's East Village
Features: Lunch specials Mon-Fri
Food options: Vegetarian(Y) Vegan(Y) Gluten-Free(Y)
Good to Gets:  Gnocchi. Meatloaf. Rigatoni. All the Pastas. Bread. House Wine. The fish and other meat entrees are pricey. The cheap deals are with the pastas.

Hours Open:  Sun-Thu 5pm-11pm  Fri-Sat  5pm-12am
Happy Hours: No
Reservations: Yes - For 6 or more

Credit Cards: No
Takeout: Yes
Delivery: Yes
Outdoor Seating: Yes - garden patio
Alcohol: Full Bar
Music: No
WiFi: No
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Parking: Street

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