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The Blue Ox

191 Oxford Street, Lynn, MA 01901
+1 781-780-5722
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster tacos” (22 reviews)
“ox” (17 reviews)
“pear salad” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
191 Oxford Street, Lynn, MA 01901
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So good that even Lili von Shupp would have wanted to go back the next night for seconds. That's a Blazing Saddles reference in case you're wondering. Anyways, we finally were able to get reservations on a Saturday night and it was so-o-o-o worth the...More

Thank StartSlowAndEaseOff
theblueox2017, General Manager at The Blue Ox, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Start Slow, This is Gretchen the GM at the Blue Ox...but most people call me Gretchen. (stolen from Blazing Saddles) What a great review and so fun to read! We are so happy you had a great time with us. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is top notch!! Bar service A+, wine selection A+, then on to the dining room and again Service was A+, food from apps to entrée all A+. Great dining experience. Not cheap but worth every penny!!!

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Met with friends for dinner and everyone was pleased. You can tell that anything ordered will be good. I ate a lobster and shrimp diavolo special that was wonderful. Apparently the burger has won awards. Nice atmosphere which is upscale but comfortably casual.

Thank Will C
theblueox2017, General Manager at The Blue Ox, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us! Look forward to hosting you again, Gretchen

Reviewed 1 December 2017

It was our first night in the Boston area and up to that point, had not yet frequented a decent restaurant while in the East (not NYC), at least not by San Francisco Bay Area standards...not a Foodie Snob but someone who has traveled half...More

Thank sfrdrunner
theblueox2017, General Manager at The Blue Ox, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

We are so happy you enjoyed your time at The OX! Thank you for the great compliments and review, Gretchen

Reviewed 8 November 2017

Excellent dishes served. Very crowded. tables close together. We were placed at a table was positioned directly over a air conditioner floor grate -had to place a menu over it. Their siz hamburger had a very different/delicious taste to it. We ordered it as we...More

Thank larrylwearenh
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Sometimes good food doesn’t make up for horrible service. Lately, it seems to be that it just not worth coming when the service is just so awful. Our table wasn’t ready and when it was we were seated in front of the exit door, which...More

Thank Stephanie A
theblueox2017, General Manager at The Blue Ox, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hello Stephanie, My name is Gretchen Coffin and I am the General Manager of The Blue Ox. I read your reviews on Open Table and Trip Advisor regarding your last dining experience with us on Saturday, 10/28/17 We thrive on providing excellent food, exceptional service...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were going to the Lynn Auditorium for a concert, so we booked a table at the Blue Ox which is walking distance. We arrived at about 6, and parked around the corner. The restaurant was already very busy. The bar room which you enter...More

Thank Herbert M
theblueox2017, General Manager at The Blue Ox, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for the great review. We are truly happy you enjoyed your visit with us. We look forward to hosting you again when you are in the neighborhood, Gretchen

Reviewed 21 September 2017

If you are in the Boston area, you must have dinner at The Blue Ox. Went there last Thursday and had to change the reservation three times - the number in our party kept changing. Each time I called, I was greeted by Gianna. She...More

Thank Midwesterners2009
theblueox2017, General Manager at The Blue Ox, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

What an amazing review and kind words, thank you. We thrive to provide all that you mentioned so I am thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you again at The Ox soon, Gretchen

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Excellent service, outstanding food. Definitely one of my new favorite place. Every dish was perfectly cooked and flavored.

Thank Paula S
theblueox2017, General Manager at The Blue Ox, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thank you for the great review, we are so happy you enjoyed the OX! Hope to see you again soon, Gretchen

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome food as usual. This is a great restaurant. Small in size so it's never really over crowded. There are always a variety of items on the menu.

Thank jimhennessey144
theblueox2017, General Manager at The Blue Ox, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for the great review! We are truly happy you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you at the Ox again soon. Gretchen

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Scott295
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Yes, we offer take out! Menu is available on our website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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