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The Blue Ox

191 Oxford Street, Lynn, MA 01901
+1 781-780-5722
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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191 Oxford Street, Lynn, MA 01901
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Went with two other couples. Staff was great, food EXCELLENT, and thank goodness parking available in bank lot next door! Dessert: sticky toffee cake with cinnamon ice cream was terrific. Numerous specials. I think everyone ordered one of them. The noise level was a little...More

Thank Mom2kidz
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Made reservations for 6.00 PM and was seated right on time even it was very busy, waitress could not have been nicer and knew her menu which was very nice. The meal was excellent and was served hot. We will return !

Thank tanner1_12
Reviewed 1 May 2017

My introduction to the Blue Ox was a family celebration. I have gone there a number of times since. The food is outstanding and always creative. The beef dishes are excellent and when I ask for the meat to be cooked "Medium Rare", it is...More

Thank Bill M
theblueox2017, Manager at The Blue Ox, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Good Afternoon Bill, I just wanted to take the time and thank you for the great review. As a team we strive to give superb service and serve high quality, excellent food and I am glad you continue to have exceptional dinners here. Thank you...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The Blue Ox is an excellent restaurant in the heart of Lynn. At 9:00 on a Saturday night, it was absolutely packed. We had to wait quite a while to be seated for our reservation, which was largely the fault of a prior group simply...More

Thank Mark P
theblueox2017, Manager at The Blue Ox, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Good Afternoon Mark, I just wanted to take the time and thank you for your review. We are glad to hear our guests feedback, good or bad so we can continue to grow. We seem to get more foot traffic on nights that the auditorium...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Pamela waitress was super racist and rude since we walk in she told us to go to Hell! Waitress went crazy.

1  Thank Marie P
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Ok, I love everything about this place. The wait staff is phenomenal--very attentive but not annoying in the slightest. The drinks are amazing, but the star is the food. The tuna tartare is so amazing--we get it every single time. I love it and I...More

Thank Grouponfan
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Finally a really great restaurant in downtown Lynn, they have oyster and great burgers, steak etc. I love the tuna tartar app served with home made potato chips awesome and they have blue cheese stuffed olives for my martini's this is not an easy thing...More

Thank jennyseas
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Met a friend in Lynn, she mad the reservation at the Blue Ox. I would definitely go back again, from the appetizer to the dinner the meal was amazing. LOVE the Brie and the Filet was melt in your mouth.

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We were there for a family union with three generations. To begin with bread was so crisp and tasty that we were afraid to fill up with bread & butter only. Then all 3 starters were yummy as they were all cooked in the best...More

Thank Esin K
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Really is the best burger I've ever had...the fries are delicious too. Absolutely get the sticky toffee pudding for dessert!

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9 April 2017|
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Response from theblueox2017 | Property representative |
Yes, we offer take out! Menu is available on our website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
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: +1 781-780-5722
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