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The Blue Ox

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191 Oxford St, Lynn, MA 01901-1117 (Market Street)
+1 781-780-5722
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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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Boston, Massachusetts
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87 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been dying to try it and finally made it. My wife and I were in on Saturday nite, 5:30 reservation and the place was pretty packed, full by the time we left. Started with a couple of martinis, the meatball & polenta app (which they made add to the menu based on feedback). We had grilled 1/2 chicken and pan... More 

Thank HappyVacationMan
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A quick date night out last minute Reservations were easy to get on short notice appetizers were awesome and serving was plenty for two. I got the chicken and he got the pink chop, which was massive! I found my dish a bit salty, but that could of just been me? The drinks were fabulous and lemon hummus to die... More 

Thank dorygirl
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We had a wonderful meal last night! This was our first time at the Blue Ox and we will be going back again! The drinks, food, and sevice were all top notch. The restaurant was very nice and had a casual, fun atmosphere. Worth the ride to Lynn!

Thank ctarr
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853 reviews
514 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

This is a stylish and vibrant, fun restaurant in the heart of downtown. The food is quite good-I especially liked the cod entree. Drinks are strong, and service is very good too.

Thank Mark P
Lynnfield, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Got to The Blue Ox ahead of my friends and the hostess seated me at a quiet table so we would all be able to hear each other with no difficulty. The waitress came right over to see if I wanted anything before the rest of the group came. Once we were all together, she came back quickly. We ordered... More 

Thank Barbara L
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Good food and service. However...limited menu which isn't very seasonal so they miss that farm to table experience. Tough to be a regular unless there's a dish you can't live without. Bill gets up there pretty quickly. Three of us spent $300 including tip (drink and two wines, no dessert), and left hungry. Ouch.

Thank jacqueline A
lynn city of sin
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

I have only been there a few times and have enjoyed all of the diffent dishes I have tried. Reservations would be recommended.

Thank leegos
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We have been to Blue Ox few times. Each meal better than the last. Best baked brie. Dessert fantastic. Our waiter Devin was fantastic.

Thank stephanie14boston
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Tuna tartare , baked brie, and the best Burger in Boston, 3 years running. Awesome staff, great wine selection. How can you not get here people. Dan

Thank Danoc74
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Excellent dinner. A good range of meal options. Service was good, got seated right away on a Saturday night. Everything so good from start to finish that I was full by the time my meal arrived. Lobster tacos were an amazing blend of flavors. Need to go back asked just get the unbelievably scrumptious bread and make butter, and clam... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Oxford St, Lynn, MA 01901-1117
    (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: +1 781-780-5722

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