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1666 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420 (Grant Street)
+1 781-674-2990
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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average place with tasty butter

Went there for a business dinner on a Thursday. Ambiance: nice...not too bright, quiet enough to have a conversation and ok interior. Service: fairly standard with a few minor mistakes, nothing problematic. Friendly. Food: I had a bouillabaisse, which had a good amount of seafood but the broth... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
DonRobinson
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Princeton, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
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Verderio, Italy
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Well, this is the first time I could say I found a restaurant with a good atmosphere, with people speak with a subdued tone without create the annoying noise I found in most of American restaurants. Even from the people seated at bar to drink... Service is excellent, you really feel the waiters pay attention to you as an important... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Went there for a business dinner on a Thursday. Ambiance: nice...not too bright, quiet enough to have a conversation and ok interior. Service: fairly standard with a few minor mistakes, nothing problematic. Friendly. Food: I had a bouillabaisse, which had a good amount of seafood but the broth was not very flavorful. Below average I'd say. Price: 28$ for the... More 

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Mountain View, California
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Five of us met for dinner at Lexx on a Monday evening. This is a newer restaurant, the bar area is very comfortable and the cocktails are well made. We had a leisurely dinner which was very good, service was excellent. The ambiance was relaxing, not noisy, we could carry on a conversation. The cocktails and wine are pricey, as... More 

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The last time I was in Lexington, I ate here and was completely floored by how good the food was. It is definitely worth a visit, and I'll hopefully be eating here again when I visit.

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River Falls, Wisconsin, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Whenever we're in town we ask people for restaurant recommendations and the first place they mention is The Lexx. I have eaten there 3 times and it's been great every time. A warm atmosphere, nice bar area, and when the weather is good eating on the patio is really pleasant. From the appetizers to the sandwiches and ahi tuna, everything... More 

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Chris B, Owner at Lexx, responded to this review

HI Craig, Thank you for the kind review, we really appreciate your spreading the word about Lexx. Please do not hesitate to ask for me personally next time you are in. Have safe travels and we will see you soon. Sincerely, Chris Bateman More 

Bethesda, Maryland
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A comfortable, welcoming feeling hits you as soon as you enter the restaurant. There is something on the menu for everyone -- from traditionalists to foodies -- and the preparation is quite good. The cocktails are also well prepared. Would definitely go again.

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Chris B, Owner at Lexx, responded to this review

Hi Matt, Thank you for the great review, we look forward to seeing you again when you are in the area, please do not hesitate to ask for me personally so I may stop by your table. Be well Sincerely, Chris Bateman More 

Wayland, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Lexx is a great spot. It is the go to spot in our office for business lunches, and dinners. Its fantastic to have a restaurant of this quality and value nearby that doesn't require us to go into Boston.

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Chris B, Owner at Lexx, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! I am pleased your office chooses Lexx for it's business dinners and luncheons. More 

Arlington, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
180 reviews 180 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I have been told by a few people to give this restaurant a try. I must say that it was the service that I thought needed rectifying. First of all, if you have a wine tasting going on and your bar staff are the people pouring the wine for the tasting they should not be the only ones waiting on... More 

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Chris B, General Manager at Lexx, responded to this review

Hello, I want to sincerely thank you for the honest and critical feedback. Without our guests feedback we would never have the opportunity to improve and certainly would not have been able to continuously improve over the past 10 years. Tuesday was a challenging evening, not so much because there was a wine dinner but we were indeed short staffed.... More 

Lexington
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Excellent cocktails, better than many I've had in Boston. I've always had excellent experiences with the staff. The food is delicious. The appetizers are superb, the soup of the day is a good bet, some of my salads have been downright inspired (I'm looking at you Pumpkin Seed Pesto.) Proud to be a regular. The restaurant describes itself as Comfortable... More 

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Chris B, General Manager at Lexx, responded to this review

Dear E6194B, Thank you for the kind words. I am glad you enjoy Lexx. Please do not hesitate to ask for me anytime you are dining at Lexx as I really enjoy meeting our guests. Sincerely, Christopher Bateman General Manager - Partner More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had a reservation and after waiting at the bar for thirty minutes past it, went back to the wait station and suggested we were just checking on the status. The hostess was embarrassed and apologetic. When we sat down, a waiter brought over a complimentary appetizer that was delicious and apologized profusely for the delay. Food was terrific. Service... More 

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Chris B, General Manager at Lexx, responded to this review

Dear Kates2cents, Thank you for being so understanding. I am glad you enjoyed your meal and I am truly sorry your reservation slipped through the cracks. Please be sure to ask for me personally as I like to meet as many of our guests as possible. Sincerely, Christopher Bateman General Manager - Partner More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1666 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420
    (Grant Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-674-2990

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 36
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?