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OAK Long Bar + Kitchen

) #87 of 2,406 Restaurants in Boston $$ - $$$ American, , Soups
138 Saint James Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5002
+1 617-585-7222
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“monkey bread” (5 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
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American, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
138 Saint James Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5002
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Long-time customers of the original Oak Bar, which we loved so much. Decided to try the newer, remodeled bar and what a disappointment. Used to be "old Boston" with beautifuldrapes, sofas, wood, etc, etc. it is now stark, more modern and cold. Our waiter was...More

Thank shirleygFoxboro_Ma
Reviewed 1 week ago

A stunning dining room. Beautiful ceilings, booths and tables. Delicious drinks from the bar and a great waiter to take care of our needs. Food was delicious an lots of it!!

Thank auntfrutty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It may not be fair for me to write this review since I have been a regular here for 3 years and may qualify for the "Norm" of this place but there is a reason I keep going back and it comes down to the...More

1  Thank Brian L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did Sunday brunch. It was overwhelming, mainly because we ordered Monkey Bread in addition to main dishes. Monkey bread is huge and sweet, better with eggs than with french toast or pancakes. It's pleasantly slow and you could hardly find a better place to...More

1  Thank Heathcl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had drinks, desserts and apps while staying at the Fairmont. The bartenders are very friendly and helpful with making any Boston decisions. Great food as well.

1  Thank ajs61502
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We left raving about the Oak Long Bar. We loved the atmosphere in this historic hotel, the friendliness of the hostess and wait staff, the food and the beverages. It was all great. Jose was our server, and he was awesome. As it is essentially...More

1  Thank Explorers377
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A definite popular place for all young socialites as the location is excellent. Food was however a dissappointment with a total lack of presentation and taste diversity. We ate at Ostra the next night, and the bill for 4 people there was cheaper than at...More

Thank Uppard
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Don't be deterred by the crowd. This hotel bar is one of the hippest spots in Boston. If you can nab a spot at the bar on one of the roomy, leather-backed stools, order a cocktail and one of their creative food specials, then sit...More

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Love to sit at the bar and have a cocktail and dinner. Can be a bit crowded but the service and food are usually very good.

1  Thank rm03777
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic Bar and Restaurant inside the Fairmont Boston Hotel. Great design really nice architecture. Professional and friendly staff. My friend Mr Jose was outstanding with my special beer request. Nice atmosphere. The place to be.

Back Bay
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heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
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
  • E-mail
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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