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OAK Long Bar + Kitchen

138 Saint James Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5002
+1 617-585-7222
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
138 Saint James Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5002
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I ate here the first night of my stay.the food was fresh, hot and delicious. I had the squash soup and it was fabulous! I would definitely eat here again

Thank AGuerin02
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your great review, AGuerin02! We're thrilled you stopped in for a bite and are glad you enjoyed the squash soup. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to the Oak Bar 4 times in 2 days. The food is delicious, particularly breakfast, and the drinks are delicious. But the best part is the service -- from the delightful hostess who recognized us the 2nd night and fit us in without...More

Thank Joan B
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded today

Wow, thanks so much for your review of our staff and services, Joan! We're thrilled you had an exceptional experience with us and look forward to serving you again in the future. Come back soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had breakfast here with a party of seven and all I can say is "Wow"! The service and food were extraordinary, a terrific way to start the day...

Thank markofm
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded today

We appreciate your 5-star review, markofm. Thank you so much, we're glad you had a wonderful breakfast with us. Hope you come back to see us again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We often stopped in the Oak Long Bar & Kitchen to have a drink, share a coffee together as a family, or have a full meal. Once we even ordered and carried the appetizers to our room. It is a wonderful atmosphere and gorgeous environment...More

Thank DwightPrice
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your kind feedback, DwightPrice. We're thrilled to hear you had such great experienced at OAK and that you loved us enough to keep coming back! It was such a pleasure to have you as our guest while you were staying at Fairmont Copley...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for apps and drinks. The scenery is amazing, very comfortable seats at the bar, drinks were extremely well made and the mushroom pizza is awesome. Behind the bar, Bonnie the bartender was fantastic. She really was the key to such a pleasurable dining...More

Thank OnAir60571973437
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your feedback, OnAir60571973437. We are so pleased that you had a great experience with us and appreciate you taking the time to acknowledge Bonnie. She's an amazing bartender and we're glad you enjoyed the drinks she made you. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to get together for drinks or dinner. Amazing vibes in a very special environment. Special shout out to Chakib who make our evening very special with his humor, flawless service and professionalism. Highly recommended!

Thank Christophe P
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your wonderful review, Christophe! So great to hear that you had a 5-star experience with us and that our staff took such great care of you. Come back soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good, varied menu especially for drinks. We were staying at the Fairmont Copley Plaza and this is on the ground floor. Lively atmosphere.

Thank Amyjbullock
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your feedback, Amyjbullock. We are glad you stopped into our restaurant during your stay at Fairmont Copley Plaza! It was our pleasure to have you as our guest and we sincerely hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here after recommendation from our guide book. Only came in for a drink but the food looked good too. Lovely ambience although like most places in Boston it’s not cheap. This bar is part of the Fairmont Copley plaza hotel. The only disappointment...More

Thank Frankie192
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting, Frankie192. We're glad you stopped by for a drink and appreciate you taking the time to leave your feedback. We're sorry you missed Carly Copley, Fairmont Copley Plaza's adorable Canine Ambassador! Like all the hotel's colleagues, she also gets a couple of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bar is truly beautiful. Busy. Upbeat. Trendy. Drinks are great and we had a great plate of fries at the bar. Next night dinner started well with the lobster appitizer. For dinner I ordered a burger and salad and my husband the halibut. Our...More

Thank clwj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast included in our room rate and ate here five mornings. The first morning had extremely slow service but that improved each day. It was not a quiet place for breakfast because many early business meetings were happening at the VERY nearby tables....More

Thank 406traceyl
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, Tracey. We appreciate you taking the time to connect with us and we're glad that you thought the food was tasty. Your comments regarding a more diverse menu has been shared with our General Manager and Executive Chef for further...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Reservations, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Saint James Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5002
  • Public Transportation: Green Line - Copley Orange Line - Back Bay Station #33 and #55 Buses to Copley Square
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-585-7222
Welcome to OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, a stunning American brasserie style restaurant located in the heart of Back Bay in Boston. OAK is a bold, inspired dining concept, bringing you hand crafted, specialty cocktails and a farm-to-table menu featuring locally sourced ingredients.
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