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OAK Long Bar + Kitchen

138 Saint James Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5002
+1 617-585-7222
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • 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 5 days ago via mobile

Hotel Restaurants aren't always my first choice, but OAK Long Bar + Kitchen at Boston's Fairmont Copley Plaza is an exception! The room itself is exquisite with multistory windows, crystal chandeliers and of course, a long bar. There are bar seats, high tops, tables with...More

Thank GloryGirl78
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had champagne, flatbreads and a cheese tray. The food was great and the service impeccable! We were four people celebrating a graduation and all staff paid personal attention to us and joined our celebration. The perfect place to honor a special occasion.

Thank renalba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Boston first time ever. The display of a plethora of scotch, bourbon choices create an attractive backdrop for an already gorgeous historic restoration. Service is perfection and courteous

Thank Andrea T
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

The first time my son and I ate here whilst waiting for my husband to arrive from the airport. We had booked a table for three so we could start on our dinner and my husband could join us. The food was excellent and we...More

Thank welshgirl49
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, welshgirl49. We are so gad you enjoyed your overall dining experiences with us and that you found the food and drinks to be excellent. It's incredibly regretful that you felt rushed and inconvenienced during your dinner, however, and we will...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

A great place for a little brunch with friends, great menu, a nice space and good service. The lobster pizza is amazing.More

Thank MrKimon
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

MrKimon, thank you for your great 5-star review! We're so excited to hear that you enjoyed brunching with your friends and that you loved our menu and the service our staff provided. We hope that you'll come back to see us again the next time...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018

I hadn't been to this bar/restaurant since it was redesigned and rebranded. It certainly is a more lively place than the last time I visited and it was the stuffy on Oak Room. Based on the standing room only crowd it seems it is doing...More

Thank Scott M
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Scott, thank you for your great review and welcome back to the rebranded OAK Long Bar + Kitchen! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and appreciate your kind words. We hope to have the pleasure of having you as our guest again soon!

Reviewed 15 March 2018

We were staying in the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel where this is located and we went there each night. Cheryl the Hostess is amazing! We did not eat but there were some great smells coming from the kitchen adjacent to the bar. Excellent drinks--first time...More

Thank anniewickdel
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

anniewickdel, thank you for your wonderful review. We're so glad that you joined us every evening you stayed at the Fairmont Copley Plaza! Cheryl is a wonderful hostess and we're incredibly lucky to have her on our staff. We're also glad that you enjoyed our...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018

We arrived for a late lunch and were immediately seated. The menu is small, but it covered a wide area of tastes. Service is top-notch, the decor is warm and inviting. Everything we had was fantastic. I would recommend and gladly return

Thank Knows
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Knows, thank you for your 5-star review of our staff and service! We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your entire lunch experience. It was such a pleasure to have you as our guests -- we hope that you'll come back soon!

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Great meal tonight, the mussels and honey bread were incredible starters, and every one of the main plates were amazing. We had the scallops, steak frites, chicken, swordfish and clam chowder and all were perfectly cooked. Hotel is beautiful and we enjoyed great service too....More

Thank pkcoles
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thank you for your great review, pkcoles! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal and that everything was delicious and amazing. We hope that you'll come back soon to dine with us again soon!

Reviewed 23 February 2018

We love this kind of traditional hotel bar. It is a long large bar indeed with a great many heavy bar stools. The atmosphere, design colours and pictures are quite superb. The staff are busy but friendly and efficient, its a team effort to serve...More

Thank CS1Portland
Vanessa K, Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Wow CS1Portland, what a treat! We are so delighted to read your review and know how much you enjoyed dining with us at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen. We hope you'll come back soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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