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The Oxford House Inn & Restaurant

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548 Main St, Fryeburg, ME 04037-1146 (Oxford)
+1 207-935-3442
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17:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just moved to the area and had Heard a lot about this place. Especially the steak So we both were in a mood for stark and decided to go. Here is the just of the visit Good ambiance Decent food. ( Steak was over done) And was about 6oz Small quantities so if u are really hungry order appitizers, salad... More 

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Thank 524harishg
OHIInnkeeper, Owner at The Oxford House Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

As the owner of The Oxford House Inn, I appreciate that you took the time to write a review about your dining experience with us. I am saddened to hear your visit left you unsatisfied, as my husband and I work very hard to provide attentive service, consistently excellent food and a beautiful atmosphere. Your review will help us to... More 

Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Saturday night two people at the downstairs bar,got drinks and an app. Two entrees arrived that were not ours and we're taken away. At this point we were ready to eat. An hour later no food,finally told them to wrap.it to go. Told by the front desk that they are a "gourmet restaurant and wait times are expected" my husband... More 

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Thank ntpeirce
OHIInnkeeper, Owner at The Oxford House Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you ntpeirce for sharing your experience. For our style of service we typically allow 2.25 hours per table and do suggest reservations. That being said if we had known you were rushed by all means we could have provided a more hurried pace of service. I'm sorry if you feel that 52 minutes was an unreasonable time to spend... More 

Madison, New Hampshire
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Went there for dinner this past weekend to celebrate a special birthday. Started off in the tavern for drinks and a "small bite". We had the very small cheese fondue, which came with 3 small pieces of bread (there were 4 of us), a few pieces of Apple, and a few pieces of kielbasa. This was $10 and would normally... More 

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1 Thank GreenerPastures2016
Natalie S, Owner at The Oxford House Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you, Green Pastures 2016 for taking the time to share your feedback. I really appreciate the comments on the quality of the food. As restaurateurs, daily, we are faced with the conundrum of running a sustainable business while providing value and a quality product. In recent years all of our ingredients have increased in prices - some have even... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

If you dream of the perfect meal in the perfect setting inside a beautiful Maine Inn, then this is the place. Skip the usual tourist trap restaurants in North Conway and drive the extra 20 minutes to the Oxford Inn.

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Thank PufftheMunt
OHIInnkeeper, Owner at The Oxford House Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm happy to even be included in your dreams, glad we could help make them a reality. More 

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78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with friends during a cottage weekend at this charming inn with nice decor and friendly service. The appetizer that was a hit at our table was the pork stuffed rice cakes with ginger. Favourite main courses were the seared tuna and the beef with gratin potatoes and kale desserts were a disappointment as the pumpkin brioche lacked tastes... More 

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Thank Anthony C
OHIInnkeeper, Manager at The Oxford House Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

Anthony C, thank you for taking the time to write a review! I will discuss your dessert comments with our Chef. We strive to offer a relaxing atmosphere paired with delectable food and wine for our guests enjoyment. Thank you again for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you. More 

Hampton
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127 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

It is always very hard when you have a group but they let us socialize and relax. Dinner was not rushed. Everyone's food came out together and it was delicious. We had a varied group from the Kobe beef, salmon, lamb shank, steak frite, hamburger, pork chop were all done perfectly and delicious. Cute little bar area and a very... More 

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1 Thank flycatcher06
OHIInnkeeper, Manager at The Oxford House Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

flycatcher06, thank you for taking the time to write a review about your dining experience and for hosting your family dinner with us! We look forward to seeing you all again soon! Cheers! More 

Adelaide, Australia
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236 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We had dinner there before a show at the local performing arts centre. We came early and were the first there and we enjoyed inspecting the beautiful house. Lovely decor and perfectly selected music made a comfortable background to our meal. The meal choices were superb and a surprisingly extensive wine list, not just US brands but a truly global... More 

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1 Thank TKrieg
OHIInnkeeper, Manager at The Oxford House Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

TKrieg, thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay. We are so glad to read that you enjoyed your overnight and culinary experience! From Natalie hand selecting the wine list, to Jonathan and his team sourcing fresh and local produce, the innkeepers work hard everyday to ensure a certain level of finesse is reached. We... More 

San Francisco area
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I spent two nights at The Oxford House Inn in mid-October, in the peak leaf-viewing season. The Inn looks right out on a wonderful meadow and forest beyond, with iconic autumn colors that were postcard-perfect. Natalie and Jonathan were wonderful hosts, with Jonathan presiding over a breakfast and dinner dining room with great choices and perfect execution.... More 

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1 Thank Perry T
OHIInnkeeper, Manager at The Oxford House Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

Perry T, thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay. Foliage is a wonderful time to visit Western Maine / Mount Washington Valley to enjoy the leaves as they change. Enjoying a cappuccino with breakfast, while sitting in the glass enclosed porch, over looking the mountains and fields is the perfect start to a new... More 

South Africa
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181 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had dinner here recently with friends. Parking is right outside the inn. A number of small rooms make up the dining area. This creates a cosy, intimate environment. The menu is not large, but has a number of interesting dishes on it. Service was quick and friendly, wine list extensive. We had mussels to start, delicious, but be warned, heavy... More 

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1 Thank pafuri
OHIInnkeeper, Manager at The Oxford House Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

Pafuri, thank you for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to your next dining experience with us! Cheers! More 

Portland, Maine
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

You would be missing an amazing dining experience if you do not eat at the Oxford House Inn. Natalie and Jonathan has transformed this 1913 Inn into a bustling and delicious venue. You can opt for the screened in porch in the summertime, the inside dining areas with mountain views in Fall and the cozy downstairs Pub in the winter.... More 

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1 Thank shewhoshopswell
OHIInnkeeper, Manager at The Oxford House Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your dining experience. I must agree with you - Natalie and Jonathan (Chef/Innkeepers) excel at hospitality. We also feature nightly specials in addition to the main menu. We hope to see you very soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 548 Main St, Fryeburg, ME 04037-1146
    (Oxford)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Fryeburg
  • Phone Number: +1 207-935-3442
Description
Culinary Institute of America graduate chef/co-owner crafts his seasonally changing menus to showcase the best that local farms have to offer, using techniques from around the world in the farm to table concept. Enjoy spectacular sunsets or fireside dining while savoring a delicious and creatively presented meal.

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