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The Blue Ox

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191 Oxford Street, Lynn, MA 01901 (Market Street)
+1 781-780-5722
17:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pamela waitress was super racist and rude since we walk in she told us to go to Hell! Waitress went crazy.

Thank Marie P
Lynn, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, I love everything about this place. The wait staff is phenomenal--very attentive but not annoying in the slightest. The drinks are amazing, but the star is the food. The tuna tartare is so amazing--we get it every single time. I love it and I never ever ever eat seafood lol. I usually get the filet mignon with asparagus...always a... More 

Thank Grouponfan
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By far not my first time here but first time to review. Arrived on time and waited a few minutes for the table. Hostess was very apologetic. Restaurant was packed so it is reasonable to expect a short wait. Once seated, it took a few minutes for the waitress to check in - and that is what she did and... More 

Thank Linda D
Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finally a really great restaurant in downtown Lynn, they have oyster and great burgers, steak etc. I love the tuna tartar app served with home made potato chips awesome and they have blue cheese stuffed olives for my martini's this is not an easy thing to find, and where ever they get them from is soo good, maybe homemade, the... More 

Thank jennyseas
Dallas, United States
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Met a friend in Lynn, she mad the reservation at the Blue Ox. I would definitely go back again, from the appetizer to the dinner the meal was amazing. LOVE the Brie and the Filet was melt in your mouth.

Thank Julie J
Lynn, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We were there for a family union with three generations. To begin with bread was so crisp and tasty that we were afraid to fill up with bread & butter only. Then all 3 starters were yummy as they were all cooked in the best way possible. Calamari dish was my favourite. All types of steaks were enjoyed by everybody... More 

Thank Esin K
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Really is the best burger I've ever had...the fries are delicious too. Absolutely get the sticky toffee pudding for dessert!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
166 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Friday night we made reservations on Open Table for two. Seated promptly and greeted by our server promptly. Started with a crab cake appetizer and pear salad. Both very good. Their sour dough bread and slightly sweetened butter was delicious. I ordered the half chicken with spinach and mashed potatoes. A simple rustic dish, but the potatoes were very salty... More 

Thank Lillian M
Boston, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Family dinner to celebrate a birthday. While it was a Wednesday night, it was packed, and we were glad I made a reservation. Service was very good. I had the hanger steak which was cooked perfectly and had good flavor. The port wine demi-glace paired well with the steak, as well as the fries. Speaking of the herbed fries, they... More 

Thank Robert F
Boston, Massachusetts
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101 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We had dinner here on a Tuesday evening. We ordered 2 beef tenderloin specials ($35), these were excellent. Also the salmon($26) and short rib risotto ($27)were very good. Our server, Matt, was very helpful and attentive. We sat in the bar side which has a nice atmosphere. There is a parking lot on the next block with plenty of room.

Thank BostonTricky

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Oxford Street, Lynn, MA 01901
    (Market Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are a short walk from the Lynn station of the MBTA Commuter Rail.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lynn
  • Phone Number: +1 781-780-5722

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