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About Lexx Restaurant
Lexx is grateful for it’s being awarded “Best of Lexington” in numerous categories.
The Boston Globe said of Lexx: “Wholesome food is the concept of this resolutely American menu, Lexx does classics right. It’s what you want in a neighborhood place, A friendly greeting, good food and a sense of belonging…dining virtuously and well.”
Lexington, MA 02420
American, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Mon–Sat 11:30 am–4:00 pm
Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–9:00 pm
Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Currently Lexx works individually with interested parties who wish to have off site events.
although Lexx does not have parking, there are two municipal lot's and plenty of metered on street parking available.
MBTA Bus Stop Directly in front of Lexx
Private Party Facilities:
Lexx offers semi-private dining for groups up to 42 people with set pre-fixed menus
Private Party Contact:
Ryan Kocher / Ben Quinones : (781) 674-2990
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Lexx Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
Had a lovely dinner outside with friends. Ordered Jambalaya, which was tasty and well prepared. Outside dining is a rare privilege in the east. It was nice that the seating area is set well back from the street, reducing car noise and exhaust. Nice friendly service.
I have been to Lexx many times. This time the dish I got was too bland. Both of us ordered the Pasta Primavera and we both thought it needed something, too bland. We got fresh pepper and asked for shaved cheese to help liven it up. This is the first time I've been disappointed so I'll try again and I'd still recommend to friends.
We needed to find a restaurant in Lexington that served brunch. Based on the online reviews I chose Lexx. The service was extremely slow. The food was terrible. Two of our party ordered their bacon crispy. It was burnt. Ditto the French toast. My quiche was the worst I've ever had; overcooked and too eggy. The vegetable soup with faro resembled institutional or cafeteria food; it had way too much cornstarch and was a very unappealing color. Decor is mediocre and sound level is high. Would not recommend and will not return.
The table for six was ready when we arrived a few minutes early. Our waitress was great, and so much fun. The drinks and food were great. Loved that the margaritas were made with fresh squeezed lime juice! When we first arrived around 7pm it was packed, and emptied out in the middle of our meal, allowing us to have the back room to ourselves. Maybe Lexington is an early dining town. Highly recommend Lex - we can't wait to go back!
We were seated immediately for brunch but no one came over to greet us or take a drink order for at least 15 minutes. The poached eggs were cooked all the way through. We had to call over a staff member who was helpful and ended up bringing over 2 poached eggs. However by this time, the rest of the meal was ice cold and it made it less appetizing. Overall, it wasn't bad but the service needs help.
Went to Lexx before going to a Melissa Etheridge concert at Cary Hall. Service was prompt, professional and friendly. Interesting menu as well as specials. Delicious bread, lovely spring pea and mint soup. I enjoyed the fish special and my husband really like the moroccan vegetable stew.
I met with a friend for lunch to celebrate good news for both of us. She has a new job and I've just been married! The venue was perfect for catching up - quiet, relaxing, attractive. It was also very convenient; I got great metered street parking nearby, and she arrived via bus at a stop immediately in front of the restaurant.
Our server was friendly, helpful, and attentive without being intrusive. All of the staff were very friendly and professional, in fact.
My friend and I enjoyed a prosecco toast to our good news, and then shared the grilled salmon lunch and beet salad with chicken. Both were politely portioned and delicious. For dessert we shared a most delightful profiterole that was to die for. We both wished we could lick the plate clean, but were happy to observe that this restaurant was too nice to indulge in that sort of behavior!
I was really impressed after we left. I realized I'd forgotten to check in with my OpenTable reservation. Although they seated us with no problem as walk-ins, I called to ask if they could apply my points after the fact. Although "no-show" reservation had been canceled in their system, they allowed me to make a new reservation so they could check me in for the points I would have otherwise missed out on!
Big thanks to our server Michelle, the hostess (Nicole, I think), and the manager with whom I spoke on the phone (I regret I didn't catch his name). Together the latter two figured out a way to meet my extra request, which was certainly a favor above and beyond anything they needed to do to satisfy. Superlative!
I ordered the New England Eggs Benedict, with crab and asparagus. The poached eggs were completely cooked through with solid yokes--not even the consistency of soft-boiled, they resembled hard-boiled eggs. When I complained, rather than redoing the entire dish, the waiter brought out a saucer containing two more overcooked poached eggs , one with a solid yoke, and the other with a slightly bit softer yoke, but definitely not runny, as it should be. This is completely unacceptable. If you cannot cook eggs properly, you should not be serving brunch!
Quiche was meager and had an overly smokey flavor that waitress claimed was from the bacon. I highly doubt that. Seemed like a smoke flavor additive. The Caesar salad was underwhelming; very little Caesar about it: a few romaine leaves underdressed. I won't return anytime soon
Lexx as always was a great place to meet a friend for dinner. There are always a few excellent vegetarian options on the menu, which is an absolute necessity for me, but also very appealing meat, fish and poultry dishes for my non-vegetarian friends. And the service is impeccable--helpful and attentive but not intrusive. Our server last night (April 9, 2017), Cara, was particularly great--but based on earlier experience the rest of the staff is truly excellent.
I had the stir fry with chicken and although the flavors were good, the chicken was like rubber and barely edible and the veggies were run-of-the-mill onions and peppers, no broccoli or other healthy veggies. My friend had the pork osso bucco, which tasted good but went right through her an hour later. My stomach as not happy afterward either. Do not recommend.
Restaurant was busy and I had to relied on previous reviews. However the food was really disappointing. The starters (fish taco and quesadilla were ok. Wish we had stopped there. Moroccan stew was nothing like i have tasted before and not like I had expected. This is a staple food I have made myself - so to find it inedible was disappointing. The stew was not cooked well and the flavours wer lacking. We also had the meatloaf which mixes many types of meats and whilst in itself was intriguing - the accompanying gravy garlic potato and asparagus let it down. Jambalaya was our third meal and whilst the flavours were present- they were not assembled in a way that made the dish appetising. The sausage and we very strong flavour and should have been cooked into the rice but instead was overpowering.
Reminded me of 1970's cooking - and certianly did not impress me to recommend or go back.
Waiting staff however were very attentive and tried hard to do what was needed.
The ice cream chocolate sauce and tea were fine.
LEXX never disappoints! The menu changes seasonally and specials are usually distinctive and fresh. Our group of 8 was well-served by Michelle, a young waitress who was totally delightful. She knew the menu selections perfectly, answered questions with a big smile and was extra accommodating for change requests on the side accompaniments. We ordered a large assortment of dishes and each came out timely and hot. The bar area and front room are lively, the side area has nice quieter booths and the back accommodates some larger groups nicely. Co-owner Chris Bateman is very present and commands the kitchen. He makes a point of stopping at the tables to say hi or inquire about your experience. There are many concerts and performances in Lexington's Cary Hall...so LEXX is just across the street and our favorite choice to dine before any show. The town is not a late night place but on the weekends you can stop back at LEXX and have drinks, snacks or a one of their delicious desserts. We are fans!
This place had excellent food and probably the best veggie burger I've ever tried! My friend and I went as a get together to celebrate our birthdays and we were very happy with the place. We went on a Sunday at 2:00pm, and we didn't realize that brunch didn't end until 3:00pm (which we personally thought was kind of late for brunch). So we would like to go again to try a dinner menu. Overall, really great food and service! Smaller place, so you may need to make a reservation to get in.
While my dinner was good (the steak tips with kale and roasted mushrooms), my wife's was not. She ordered the meatloaf, and it was only edible. The meatloaf was dry and bland. The sides, mashed potatoes and asparagus, were barely warm. The entirety could have been warmer. The sauce on the meatloaf was an inferior teriyaki. While plated well, it still did not taste great. The rest of the menu looked good and creative. I was intrigued by the cocktails, and the Moroccan dish looked good. My wife wished she had ordered that instead. Service was outstanding.
This was our 2nd visit to Lexx. This review is for the 2nd visit.
I made an appointment at Lexx via Open Table and, in my comments during the reservation process, added the following comments, "This is a Birthday celebration for my 9 year old twins turning 9 on Valentine's Day. Would appreciate an out of the way booth, please. Thank you!".
We got there at 5:15pm and the place was not busy yet... there were plenty of open tables. Rather than seat us at an out of the way booth as I'd requested, they sat us in a very traveled area that became louder and louder as the night wore on. And I thought they would offer to do something special for my kids such as sing Happy Birthday or something like that, but nothing. It was pretty disappointing. They said, "Happy Birthday" as we were walking out the door, which was nice, but my kids were really underwhelmed.
Nice place, nice people, food was decent... just not as family friendly as I'd hoped.
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