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The Blue Ox

191 Oxford Street, Lynn, MA 01901
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Ranked #2 of 171 Restaurants in Lynn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Market Street
Transit: We are a short walk from the Lynn station of the MBTA Commuter Rail.
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a great restaurant/bar with great food, great service, and great atmosphere! If going with a large group make reservations.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I'm a little late in writing my review for the blue ox but let me tell ya this place was so good I was so happy we had finally made our way over here.....from the service to the food our whole experience here was top notch!.... Keep up the good work!

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Danvers, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

My family took me to The Blue Ox last weekend to celebrate my birthday. We all thoroughly enjoyed the whole dining experience. We had reservations and were seated promptly by a very friendly hostess. Our water glasses were filled immediately and our server came over and introduced herself with a smile. We ordered an appetizer of chicken wings to share.... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Service was very good. Dinner took awhile to arrive, but was so well prepared and delicious it was worth waiting for. I highly recommend this restaurant. It is worth driving to if you aren't nearby.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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165 reviews 165 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This was my second time dining at The Blue Ox. Perhaps it was an off night. Perhaps they were short-staffed. We were seated promptly for our 6:30 reservation. Waitress was attentive for the first 10 minutes and then slowly disappeared. Drinks and appetizers came out promptly. The rest of our order, our main courses ordered at the same time as... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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128 reviews 128 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I have been dying to try this place for a while, and the food was excellent, however I was really disappointed in the service. We had reservation but still had to wait a good 15 minutes for our table. We were an eclectic mix of acquaintances and asked for separate checks (3 for 6 people) before ordering. Our waiter was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've been to the Blue Ox on a few occasions. The food and bar are top notch. Charlie can mix a mean cocktail. On my most recent visit I had a family style dinner with friends and it was excellent. We shared several dinners, mostly specials, the rib eye was amazing. So go here and try it, you won't be... More 

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Raymond, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We try to get out and dine at The Blue Ox whenever possible. We mostly find ourselves there celebrating birthdays or anniversaries, but also for the occasional meal out with friends. I have never had a bad meal! My favorite has to be the filet minon - the flavor and preparation makes it melt in your mouth. I had the... More 

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Peabody, Massachusetts, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Wanted to go for a long time. Everything I expected. Outstanding food, excellent cocktails, fine service. One issue. We sat in the bar area. Nice table, but a bit crowded and very noisy. Next time I'll insist on eating in the other room. Still have to give this place a top rating though because food and drink were so good.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My wife and I ate at The Blue Ox when we visited Lynn to see Martina McBride. Although we waited almost 50 minutes for a table, the staff was pleasant and amiable. When seated, we wanted to place our order immediately (not to be too late for the concert). The server was amiable and encouraging. Unfortunately, I wanted their "famous"... More 

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Additional Information about The Blue Ox

Address: 191 Oxford Street, Lynn, MA 01901
Phone Number: 781.780.5722
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lynn
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20

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