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The Blue Ox

191 Oxford Street, Lynn, MA 01901
781.780.5722
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Ranked #2 of 167 restaurants in Lynn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
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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
Lynn, MA
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

You'll be wowed! Excellent food, great wait staff, friendly place. The bar area has lots of energy, and the restaurant area has expanded into 2 rooms. Great building with exposed brick, ample parking on Oxford and Market Sts. as well as the bank lot next door.

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Swampscott
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Had dinner at Blue Ox recently for business and have also frequented this terrific spot on numerous other occasions for nights out with friends. Consistently excellent food and service with a smile. Not to be missed if you are in the area.. You won't be disappointed.

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Chelsea, Massachusetts
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Went to Blue Ox 6/23/2014. Ordered Salmon, which was excellent and a "special" bone in rib eye. Prices were not quoted so "special" was probably in-line with other menu items or a few dollars more. The rib eye was $42.00. The waitress said, you should have asked the price. I have been there before and they always quoted the price... More

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Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Had a great dinner. The Special had a lot going on and the vegetables were over cooked but would certainly return if in the area.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

...do check out The Blue Ox. They take reservations and I definitely recommend making one. We shared a delicious fried calamari appetizer. The calamari were crispy and tender and served with vinegar peppers, and a spicy marinara sauce and lemon on the side. We followed that up with a couple of burgers. I had the Sin Burger, which is topped... More

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This restaurant is a diamond in the rough of Lynn, MA. I've been many times now, and never have I had anything less that fantastic. The waitstaff is pleasant and knowledgeable and the bar staff is one of a kind. They make the inventive and tasty drinks, and always have a tip or two for you on good pairings. This... More

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Boston
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My new favorite Restaurant. I have gone to The Blue OX at least three times this year and the food is exceptional. Their burgers are amazing!!!! They are so good that I reheated the half I could not finish the night before and it tasted even better if thats even possible. From the lobster fish tacos(my favorite) to the fish... More

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Rochester, NY
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Lynn is not Salem or Swampscott so the crowd is a bit tougher, but we fit right in! Four of us (two couples) visited on a Saturday evening and the restaurant was hopping with locals, couples and families. The menu is not deep, but the selections are excellent. I had the Hanger Steak and my wife had the salmon and... More

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Salem, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This restaurant is very popular and therefore make a reservation! The food is outstanding, the menu is limited but everything sounds great. We got one of the specials (scallops) and it was outstanding, great wine selection as well. Only negative is it's is very expensive. One app, 2 meals, 4 glasses of wine was $150.....worth it for date night once... More

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The Blue Ox is always the best place for dinner. I have never had anything I didn't like here and I highly recommend it.

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