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OAK Long Bar + Kitchen

138 Saint James Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5002
+1 617-585-7222
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“steak” (25 reviews)
“charcuterie” (6 reviews)
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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 1 week ago

From start to finish this was a superb experience. I was with my wife and our son and daughter and her husband and our two Grand children (two boys aged 6 and 8) Our lady server was named Lydia and she was so so nice...More

Thank phickey18
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such a treat! The atmosphere is cozy and luxurious - try to sit at the end of the bar near the fireplace in winter. We just came in for a glass of wine and a Boston Cream Pie and were delighted with the...More

Thank Lindsey W
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your 5-star review, Lindsey! Our Pastry Chef has put her own spin on the classic Boston Creme Pie and it's been a guest favorite since we added it to our menu. So glad you got to try it! The dessert along with a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You need to know that we are HUGE fans of the Fairmont Hotels, especially the Copley Plaza. We remember each one of our visits. We are also used to the fact that hotel restaurants are on the pricey side. Our usual experience of a Fairmont...More

Thank Nathalie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch at the OAK as a birthday treat for my friend - our first time here. Loved the atmosphere of the restaurant and the festive holiday décor of the adjacent hotel. The prices of course are a little high - which is to be...More

Thank Nancy0657
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great environment, excellent service and menu options. This room is very warm and welcoming with low lighting and a variety of tables and chairs, including a very long bar. The menu is filled with small plates, large plates, and other ala carte options. The food...More

Thank Caroltod
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

It was our pleasure to host you over the holidays, Caroltod! Thanks so much for coming in to dine with us. We are looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You could buy a Denny’s for the price you pay here and the food would be better. Our family “dined” at the Oak Room for a special holiday dinner this year and it was dreadful. So sad to see establishments like this feed off of...More

Thank peterm312
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had late night drinks here in front of the fire and it was the perfect end to a snowy Saturday night. Very festive post-wedding and holiday crowd and very cozy and warm inside. Loved it !

Thank CTFamilyof5
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

CTFamilyof5, thank you for your review! We're so thrilled that you enjoyed the holidays with us and are glad that you came in to have some drinks with us. Thanks again -- we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always enjoy going to the Oak Bar. The staff is friendly and our meals have always been delicious. It’s not simple food, every offering has some little twists to make it extraordinary.

Thank Puttyj_9
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Puttyj_9, thanks so much for your great review! We're delighted that we exceeded your expectations with our staff, service, and food offerings. Thanks so much for being a repeat guest of ours. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a drink at the bar before dinner, and was excited to try the food. The room is gorgeous, buzzy with energy but not too loud, and excellent service. But the food is dreadful. Things not cooked to order, the starter of crab and...More

Thank Duncan S
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Oak Long Bar is one of the more beautiful stops for a glass of wine in Back Bay. High painted ceilings, great people watching and if you get there early enough you can stag a comfy chair in front of one of the fire places....More

Thank RJD858
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Dear rjd583, thank you for your feedback. We appreciate your comments regarding your recent dining experience and regret that we did not completely "wow" you. Your feedback has been shared with our General Manager and Executive Chef for further internal review and we sincerely hope...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, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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