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Max Fish

120 Orchard St., New York, NY, 10002
nr. Delancey St.
212-529-3959

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Hipster nightmare.

By SophieRose on 5/2/2009

  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Yes, I would go back!

I went to Max Fish on a Saturday night, and I have never been more BORED. That's not to say it wasn't packed-- it was... with some of the most dull, nose-in-the-air hipster waifs I've seen in my day (and I'm only 22 so that's pretty bad). I'm the type who likes to meet people and make friends in a bar, especially one with the aesthetic of being divey and fun-casual, but most of the people who were there seemed really proud of themselves for it. I don't doubt Max Fish is a cool place on occasion (like NOT a trendy Saturday), but aforementioned clientele need to grow some personalities, FAST. Drinks were cheap enough and the decor was kinda rad, but I vote for establishing a pretense limit that can't be exceeded or you get chucked out. Wouldn't that solve everything?

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interesting

By lolam on 10/23/2007

  • Overall Rating: 6
  • No, I would not go back!

if you are looking to hang around, play pool or enjoy the crowd of hippies/funk punks/gays/ guys with tattoos/piercings, that is the place to go....it is a hot spot, and usually pretty crowded at the weekends. usually hard to find a seat in the bar.

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