Reviews

Montecristo

Review by LH contributor Raul C. Lynn has a very diverse population and one of the great things about this is the variety of restaurants with authentic cuisine from different parts of the world. Montecristo is one of those places, a small hole-in-the-wall restaurant in downtown Lynn that serves great food. Owned and operated by…

Capitol Diner

Review by LH contributor Raul C. The Capitol Diner is an authentic all American diner in downtown Lynn, great for the typical three egg omelette, pancakes, eggs or sandwiches. The place is always busy with regulars and a very friendly staff that’s been there forever. The diner is exactly what you’d expect: boxcar style with the traditional long counter which gives…

La Fe Restaurant

Review by LH contributor Raul C. La Fe has two locations in Lynn: the first one is on Union Street, just a block from Walgreen’s, their second location is on the Lynnway. This is a small hole-in-the-wall kind of place, with limited seating (stools, bar style), so takeout is recommended. Prices are very reasonable and…

Fernando’s Restaurante

Review by Stacey For the first time in a while I found myself in my office at 23 Central Ave during lunch time. This is a rarity for me since my past months seem to be filled with turning over apartments or shuttling my daughter to and from activities.  I was craving a Chicken Caesar…

Calligraphy in DTL, Learn from a Master of the Art

One of the unique activities offered at The Little Gallery Under The Stairs (TLGUTS) at 25 Exchange Street is a four week open-enrollment calligraphy course, taught by Michiko Imai. (artist’s web site opens in new window) Classes are held Mondays from 1 to 3pm and Saturdays from 8am to 10am. More information and online registration…

Mildred’s

Review by LH contributor Raul C. – Mildred’s has become a landmark in Lynn and a place that we are proud to have in our community. It is a charming cafe that has everything you want for breakfast. Everything, really! For such a small place, the variety is simply amazing, with a menu full of…

Tacos Lupita

Review by LH contributor Raul C. – Tacos Lupita is a family owned restaurant in downtown Lynn that serves Salvadoran and Mexican food. An interesting fact about this place is that its owners are from El Salvador; because of this, their menu offers interesting options that are not not commonly offered by other Mexican restaurants…

Pho Lynn

Review by LH contributor Raul C. 4/5 Stars Pho Lynn is a Vietnamese restaurant in downtown Lynn that has become a favorite hangout for the Lynn community, serving great food at reasonable prices. Here are some insider tips to make the best of your next trip to Pho Lynn: Menu favorites include Pho, the traditional…

The Blue Ox

Review by LH contributor Raul C. 5/5 Stars The Blue Ox opened recently its doors in downtown Lynn and has quickly become a favorite in the area for their great food and ambience. It was recognized as Best New Restaurant – North of Boston by Boston Magazine’s BEST OF BOSTON 2009 and was featured on…