Lincoln Center Kitchen
The beverage menu features a selection of distinctive beers and local brews, acclaimed American and international wines, and unique mixologist cocktails. Signature bar snacks complement the beverage menu and provide a light dining option.
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Tue - Sat 8:00PM - 11:00PM
The restaurant waitresses are all rude.
They didn't answer and they put the dishes on the table as if they had to throw a cake in the face of the customers
Good food. Easy to talk. And at Geffen Hall for our event so no rushing
We eat here often before ballet. This time space was taken and we ate in bar area (was okay)..Waiter was not attentive and two chickens were dry. Convenient as our friend is wheelchair bound and next time the Samon but a different waiter!
The food was excellently prepared and elegantly served. A great start to a lovely evening!
All the diners there are attending some performance in Lincoln Center; however, the staff does not seem to understand that creating anxiety for everyone. 30 minutes to process a credit card? The food was nice.
Excellent food and service. Portions are very big, more than we could handle, so we skipped dessert
I would recommend it only as a backup in case other restaurants in Lincoln Center are full, which is how we use it. The food is OK, but the service is very spotty (this time we had finished our tea and coffee before the dessert belatedly showed up), and the whole experience is not quite up to the price, even though the price is about 1/3 less than either the Grand Tier or Lincoln Restaurant, which are much better.
Convenient. Comfortable. Great staff, many of longstanding. Food is good. But overpriced.
Asked the waiter 3 times for the bill and still had to ask the maitre’d for the bill. People who came after us left before us. We were almost late for the philharmonic.
Huge space and very lively (that means noisy!) They assume you have a performance to make and rush you. Once we communicated we had plenty of time, our lovely server calmed down and let us enjoy our meal. The food was good, but pretty basic. Expensive for what it is, but it is Lincoln Center...
A year ago we dined there and it was not good. We returned a few months later and it had improved. This year, we tried it again. This was a terrible dining experience. The bread had been frozen and was stale dry. The prix-fixe $50 offered a salad or soup, chicken with vegetables or salmon, and a ganache. The salad was fine. The entree (we chose chicken) was dreadful. The chicken was dry and tasteless. The vegetables were large peas, canned boiled small pearl onions, and a few pieces of chopped carrot. A "bed" of mashed potatoes was flavored with salt. Period. Utterly flat, unattractive fare. The waitperson took the entree away before we had finished eating (happily). The ganache had been frozen and revived, with some (maybe half turned) whipped cream and two tired slices of strawberries. Never again.
Service slow. Cafe loud. Food ok.
Food was good. Service was erratic. Waitress disappeared for long stretches. Long delay in paying the bill.
Excellent as usual. We highly recommend this spot - we usually share an entree before the symphony.
The food was mediocre and the choices were rather unimaginative.
Unique menu, excellent food, fast service at the great location
Went for pre-opera dinner. The crabcakes were outstanding but worth $39? Pretty disapponted that this restaurant served bread that was stale, cold and heavy. The pound cake dessert reminded me of something that had been microwaved or was old. A berry coulis but not a fresh berry to be found. Disappointing for a bill for single person for an entre, glass of wine, and dessert for $81.
I would recommend this place only for its convenience and speed of service. For its price and the mixed quality of the food (my wife liked her beet salad but my steak was only "fair", I did not think it was worth the price.
This is a "captive" restaurant, essentially serving Lincoln Center customers.
From season to season, and throughout the season, there is little variation.
The food is good, the wines also good, although overpriced.
If you are attending the Opera or a concert only once, this will appear to be outstanding. However, to the regulars, there is a lot to be desired, especially in variety
The maitre d’ was engaged in a conversation with a staff member (in French) when we arrived—standing right in front of him. He ignored us and continued his conversation until we said “Excuse me!” So rude. No apology. We’ll plan to go elsewhere prior to our concerts.
Food and service were both mediocre. The prices are breathtaking for the experience you get in exchange. Other than the convenience of being near Lincoln Center, I would not recommend it and would not return.
Would line the menu to change. We eat here about 8 times a year. Good is excellent
Perfect pre-performance venue for Lincoln Center and food is excellent. Although it's in the middle of David Geffen Hall lobby, the space is intimate and quiet, protected from hubbub of crowds arriving for performance.
they have upped their game from last season. dinner was delicious ! try the special St.Germaine margarita .
One of our party was recently handicapped, so we opted to have dinner at Lincoln Center Kitchen for its convenience. My dinner (beet salad, crab cakes, chocolate tart) was surprisingly good...and the portions were reasonable. The ambience was OK and the service friendly and attentive. I would return more often if not for mild sticker shock (and that's with a 10% NY Philharmonic subscriber discount). Nevertheless, we shall return on occasion.
The best thing about this restaurant is its proximity to all the venues at Lincoln Center. The worst thing about it was the difficulty of navigating Open Table's web site.
Good meals served promptly. Great if you are attending a performance.
We eat there almost every time we go to the Philharmonic. This time it was a disaster. They were clearly shortstaffed, the food came out cold and undercooked. The maître d’ is a lovely woman and was trying to do everything she could to keep it together. If it weren’t so convenient we probably wouldn’t go there again and we won’t if we have the sameExperience again
Very convenient, obviously, if one is attending a concert in Geffen Hall. The food (we had eggplant spread, corn soup, and salmon) was fine. However, the service was poor—slow and inattentive; one had to make repeated requests (like having waitress come to take our own, getting condiments, getting the check), and we were never asked if everything was satisfactory. Finally, it was quite cold in the area in which we were sitting (the long space behind the ticket windows).
L C Kitchen is consistently good for food and service. The menu doesn't change much, but the food is usually very good quality. For such a busy place, the noise level is moderate. The staff are excellent taking care of customers, and the convenience of being so close to venues is valuable.
This is a convenient restaurant if you're going to attend a performance at Lincoln Center. You get a 10% discount if you're a NY Philharmonic subscriber. Food and service are decent, not first rate. Convenience is the name of this game.
Always enjoyable and friendly. We greatly appreciate the service.
Wonderful dinner...Food was delicious and Monica is outstandingly!!! Perfect pre concert venue!
Great. Limited menu and expensive.
First, we were dining with a friend who is blind and our server and all the staff were quite sensitive to the situation AND very helpful!
We had the vegan cauliflower dish ( which was excellent) and the shellfish appetizer ( also excellent).
This was a pre-concert meal and the food came out fairly quickly so we had a relaxing time.
Overall delicious meals and thoughtful service!
This restaurant has a menu which seems to hardly ever change. The Limited selection of wines are of good quality but highly overpriced. Sides of mac and cheese which were popular and excellent disappeared from the menu and have never been seen again.
The perfect place for lunch or dinner before a Lincoln Center performance when the weather is lousy and you want to minimize your walking time to the LC venue. Service is gracious and the food more than acceptable if unremarkable.
The food and service was wonderful. The ambiance was inviting and we had a great time. I highly recommend this restaurant.
The food and the service were superb. My friend and I both had the prix fix menu. We both commented on how delicious the food was. We are both restaurant goers.
We had a 5:00PM dinner reservation. We asked to be seated in the "back". It was nice and quiet. By the time we left (around 6:30), however, the place was packed and quite noisy.