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Old Tyme Italian Cuisine

612 Boston St, Lynn, MA 01905-2033
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Ranked #9 of 167 Restaurants in Lynn
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Sep 14, 2014
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English first
Lynn, Massachusetts, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

This party was so quickly put together and the staff at Old Tyme, put forth the effort of a gathering you would think, was well in advance. We started with bacon wrapped scallops-just delicious! The group of us (22) were never without drinks, bread or attention! Every single person praised the entrée they chose. Coming back again is a no... More

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

pork chops with potatoes peppers and onions oh so good. my wife loves the chicken raffael. the service is always good.

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Venice, FL
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Old Tyme is one of my Favorite places to eat when I'm in MA. I've seen the location go thru a number of incarnations thru the years, and so far this is the absolute Best of them. The food is wonderful, and there are a lot of choices. Of course, I have a favorite, and tend to get it whenever... More

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Saugus, Massachusetts, United States
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74 reviews 74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The food is consistently good, and the meal sizes are very good. It's one of my families favorite places to go for Italian food. I personally like the chicken and vinegar peppers and their chicken marsala. They also have delicious soups. It's not a fancy restaurant, but it's a great place to go with family or friends when you want... More

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Our group of eight dines here frequently. The service is friendly and the food is delicious. The menu has a wide selection of dishes from the usual (veal parm) to the unusual (chicken ala marvin). One of the group thinks Old Tyme's veal parm is the best on the North Shore. The atmosphere is homey and casual not elegant. (And... More

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The waitstaff is very nice, the food is nothing special and I think is overpriced for what you get in this market area. A garden salad for $3.95, really? The salad is not large and is just average in taste and variety of items in the dish. The pasta dishes can be mushy or done nicely; I guess it is... More

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Hull, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Looking for a place for dinner before a show in Lynn and came across some reviews for this place and decided to try it. Started the meal with some Escarole Fagoli that was very nice, reminded me of how my grandmother made it! The dinners of eggplant parm and linguine bolonese both featured a nice clean tomato sauce, the pasta's... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We have eaten at this restaurant once before and never went back and I don't know why?! It's not that we were disappointed. Well, we went back the other day and I thought we were too late for lunch but they kept the lunch menu for another hour. I got Chicken Broccoli Ziti and it was a good sized portion... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Not only do they have Huge helpings the food tastes even better. great staff . Atmosphere ok . Good for large family gatherings very homey atmosphere.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Went late night for dinner (talking 9:30 p.m. weeknight) Only 2 in restaurant--great service & she did not rush us @ all-even though kitchen closes @ 10:00 p.m. Stuffed mushroom appetizer was excellent! I got Veal Francaise over Penne-Very good but small portion of veal-maybe because so late. My husband got Veal/Eggplant Parm combo--one small piece of veal & couldn't... More

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