Max SoHa

Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar
1274 Amsterdam Ave (W 123rd St.), New York, NY 10027, United States
Hours:
Open until 12:30 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 8:00 AM–12:30 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Lunch, Dinner
Drinks:
Wine
Credit Cards:
No
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
8.2/10

Based on 100 votes

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  • al sugo
  • pasta
  • wild boat
  • cozy
  • lasagna
  • linguine
  • fettuccine
  • wine
  • rigatoni
  • risotto
  • free bread
  • casual
  • great value
  • spicy sausage
  • gnocchi
  • outdoor seating
  • good service
  • good for dates
  • cute
  • sangria
  • Oyinkan G.

    The Linguini pescatore was delicious!!

    Oyinkan G · 5 days ago
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  • Courtney

    Black linguini

    Courtney · March 6
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  • Gabrielle D.

    Delicious crostini :)

    Gabrielle Dyson · December 9, 2014
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  • Chris E.

    Cash only, but one of the best places in the area. Great wine selection as well. Edges out Pisticci on a good day.

    Chris Evans · November 18, 2014
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  • Stella M.

    Sit outside and split a bottle of wine. Free bread and dip is incredible. Cash only, but my favorite place in the area!

    Stella Marie · June 8, 2014
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  • Saeed

    مطعم إيطالي ممتاز جداً ،، يقبل كاش فقط

    Saeed · May 14, 2014
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  • Anna L.

    Cash only, slow service, great handmade pasta.

    Anna Libey · April 4, 2014
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  • Liz D.

    Do not miss the homemade fettucini al sugo tuscano, it is the best meatsauce you'll ever have.

    Liz Dell · March 29, 2014
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  • Randi G.

    Both our pasta dishes were fantastic. Appetizer, wine, and desserts were ehhh. Will most likely return for the pasta. : )

    Randi Godshaw · March 23, 2014
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  • Amy B.

    Lasagna was great! Mushroom Ravioli delicious! Front corner by the bar...best seat in the house during wintertime. Nice cozy radiator is there.

    Amy Burke · November 10, 2013
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  • Paula B.

    The table by the window right at the entrance is a cozy warm corner! Try the risotto with spicy sausage and broccoli rabe. Yum!

    Paula Burke · November 9, 2013
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  • Christopher K.

    Reliable SoHa joint with good affordable pasta. All the pastas are good

    Christopher Koh · October 13, 2013
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  • Nia

    Make sure you have CASH ONLY!

    Nia · September 28, 2013
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  • Serious Eats

    Cozy Italian spot that serves refined but casual food.

    Serious Eats · September 18, 2013
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  • Nikki L.

    Cute little place. I'm not a fan of "Italian" food that's just a bunch of pasta and red sauce. This is place is so much better then that. Great menu. Great sangria. Know that it's cash only, though.

    Nikki Lee · August 26, 2013
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  • Jeremy C.

    So good Marcus Samuelsson eats here!

    Jeremy Cooke · July 8, 2013
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  • Jeffrey K.

    Good food. Cash only

    Jeffrey Kao · May 4, 2013
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  • Charlie K.

    best nice dinner spot around Columbia, but cash only.

    Charlie Kubal · March 23, 2013
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  • Sarah C.

    Fresh and affordable. It gets busy so get there early. Great place to go in summer or winter. Outdoor dining in summer. Cozy inside in the winter. Sizable entrees are great sharing. Cash only!

    Sarah Colvin · January 27, 2013
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  • Nikki M M.

    The food is *always* amazing and you can't beat the wine special!

    Nikki M Mascali · January 8, 2013
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  • tomomi m.

    Great prices and a hotspot for Columbia students. Rigatoni Alla Siciliana (front) is amazing! Beware of cash only policy.

    tomomi m. · December 31, 2012
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  • Ryan W.

    Cash only... Get the cheesecake it's dat next level grub.

    Ryan Warrender · December 24, 2012
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  • John B.

    Try the fettuccine al sugo Toscano is amazing. You won't regret it.

    John Burke · December 2, 2012
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  • Zack S.

    This is simply the best lasagna I've ever had.

    Zack Sheppard · October 4, 2012
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  • Doug C.

    DO NOT GO HERE WITH TODDLERS OR BABIES!! One high chair, and they're VERY rude about it!!

    Doug C. · September 21, 2012
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  • Freka S.

    Uhhhh this place was weird for me. Staff was unattentive and the food wasn't that good. I had some weird salad and I drained it in parm cheese to get a taste lol

    Freka Sexy · July 11, 2012
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  • Chris P.

    Have the lasagna!

    Chris Padilla · May 20, 2012
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  • Jonathan C.

    Wild boat fuscilli !

    Jonathan Chang · February 14, 2012
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  • CollegeCandy

    This great neighborhood Italian restaurant offers simple dishes that focus on the quality of the ingredients. Their menu features freshly made pastas and an Italian-heavy wine list.

    CollegeCandy · January 17, 2012
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  • Nikhil M.

    Their chicken pollo Marsala is delicious

    Nikhil Mhatre · December 25, 2011
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  • Zack S.

    It's hard to believe just how good the lasagna is here!

    Zack Sheppard · December 5, 2011
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  • Aili W.

    Recommended dishes - gnocchi, risotto, caprese! The mozzarella is soo good. Cash only!

    Aili Weeks · December 2, 2011
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  • Meghan S.

    Amazing place. Great service. Must have for uptown folk

    Meghan Stevenson · November 6, 2011
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  • Doris S.

    The salads didn't seem fresh, the plates didn't look clean, the broccoli and Italian sausage pasta was meh. Overrated.

    Doris Su · September 13, 2011
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  • Patrick

    Their wine list is amazing and quite reasonable. This is an excellent spot for dinner and wine with a loved one or some friends.

    Patrick · July 31, 2011
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  • Liz D.

    LOVED the homemade meat sause!

    Liz Dell · July 9, 2011
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  • Pia V.

    Terrible service. Avoid if at all possible.

    Pia Vallero · July 5, 2011
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  • Sarah F.

    Wild boat pasta so good!!

    Sarah Fay · May 21, 2011
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  • The Corcoran Group

    Casual and welcoming trattoria! Start with the Crostino con Carciofi and then move on to the spectacular Linguini del Pescatore or the Baccala al Forno.

    The Corcoran Group · April 1, 2011
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  • Y. NEGi S.

    roasted beef was huuugggeeee

    Y. NEGi Sato · February 5, 2011
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  • Courtney

    Black Linguini! Bring cash and prepare to got cozy with your neighbors.

    Courtney · January 6, 2011
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  • Elizabeth K.

    Try the mozzarella eggplant rigatoni. Bring cash though- this adorable place is cash only. Read more

    Elizabeth Kierstead · February 1, 2010
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  • Asher R.

    The broccoli rabe is unreal, get a side order of it.

    Asher Rapkin · December 30, 2009
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  • dan c.

    if the sfogliatta here is the same as it is at max cafe, it's microwaved and NOT good at all.

    dan cohen · July 25, 2009
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  • Aleks J.

    try their sfogliatta!

    Aleks J · July 14, 2009
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