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Max Fish - Closed

178 Ludlow St. New York, NY 10002 | Lower East Side | 212-529-3959

Location Description:

Max Fish doubles as a gallery space for upcoming artists and the art rotates monthly. Apart from the standard bar set up, entertainment consists of a 2 pinball machines and a retro Miss Pacman arcade game. Plenty of light streaming in from the front windows and a severe Antonin Artaud meets Jean Michel Basquiat mural by Travis Millard covering the entire bathroom will ensure that you never fall asleep in this jolly little arty neighborhood hangout.

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  • Cuisine(s): Mexican, Seafood
  • Hours: Daily 5:30pm-4am
  • Serving: Late Night
  • Features: Family Style

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    John Seymour and Sam Saleh picked up the keys for the space at 178 Ludlow Street yesterday, which means it's official--they're building a second outpost of their successful Williamsburg...
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    Much of Manhattan is a secret city, and few secrets are better than this: Below venerable dive Max Fish, behind grated steel doors that often vibrate with noise, is an old brick-walled...
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