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The Blue Ox

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191 Oxford Street, Lynn, MA 01901 (Market Street)
We are a short walk from the Lynn station of the MBTA Commuter Rail.
781.780.5722
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Casual Dining
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 110
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fantastic food, great innovative wine list and awesome service

A hidden gem in Lynn. You should go early as crowds are attracted. I particularly like the various steak dishes and the fresh bread/butter brought out is just fabulous.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
gaw0520
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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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153 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A hidden gem in Lynn. You should go early as crowds are attracted. I particularly like the various steak dishes and the fresh bread/butter brought out is just fabulous.

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Lynn, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very pricey !!! 2 people shared app, 2 drinks and dinner was $180.00 delish but $$$$ ...............

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boston
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I love everything about this restaurant. The service is amazing (Dan, our server...the best). Started with a cucumber infused martini (once again Dan, amazing!) Lobster tacos for the appetizer (Oh My God...in heaven) and then the mushroom raviolis (sooooo good) finished with a lemoncello and vodka and a cheesecake. Can not even begin to say how amazing the food and... More 

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Lynn, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We visited the Blue Ox recently with another couple and it was terrific as usual. Three of us had the Halibut special and the other meal (Cod) was also great. The girls had wine which hit the spot while the men ordered manhattans. Our waitress Effie suggested we try their home made manhattans and if we didn't like them she... More 

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Lynn
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Me and my wife went I for early new year eve dinner 5:00 .there was two seats at the bar,we went to sit down and the bartender said the seats were reserved.

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Lynn
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
Senior Reviewer
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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Boston
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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Restaurant Details

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: 781.780.5722

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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

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