Lincoln Tavern and Restaurant

4.8
1042 Reviews
$30 and under
American
**Requests for patio seating are taken into consideration but are not guaranteed.**

Located in the heart of South Boston, Lincoln is a classic American tavern that offers guests a welcoming combination of home-spun, American fare alongside a wide variety of rustic, wood-fire-grilled specialties.

Built with the intention of being a comfortable meeting spot for locals looking to share stories at the end of their long day, Lincoln draws inspiration from it’s surrounding, hard-working, and uniquely American neighborhood.

Revitalizing a nearly forgotten West Broadway space that at one time housed the area’s only department store, Lincoln feels nostalgic. It’s open-air, tiled-floor cafe, grande bar, and soaring, original tin ceilings remind us of a time when dining halls and supper clubs were a way of life.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1042 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.6
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Chandu
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

This place is nice but very noisy and expensive food

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vipDodge
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent per usual

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Helene
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service3ambience4

So good! The food was amazing and very the prices were accurate which we loved!

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vipMelM
New England
76 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Snuck in for a weekday brunch and as always, was not disappointed. Service was great, food was better, will definitely visit again. Hash brown app was a must, unless you’re ordering a breakfast that comes with them. Avocado toast was a on point, and I’m pretty picky. Parking sucks, but if you go knowing that, you’re all set.

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vipCaroC
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience5

The pan roasted chicken w gnocchi was the best meal I’ve had in Boston to date.

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DennisD
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

it was very good! i will and have recommneded to various people!

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DonaldM
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food, good service, friendly staff and atmosphere.

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SusanD
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

The food was very good and the place was interesting and eclectic. We enjoyed dinner and drinks.

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vipJennifer
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Favorite spot in Boston! 10/10 vibes, food and experience

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vipRingo
San Diego
46 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
4 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience at Lincoln. Food and service at the top of their level, never been disappointed

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EricE
New England
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Four of us Enjoyed every single menu item and service was terrific!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience4

The server could not have been more rude to us and we spent the entire time trying to figure out what we could have possibly done for him to hate us so much. It made the whole experience uncomfortable we felt scared to ask for anything from him because we didn’t want to set him off anymore than he had already been set off.

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JoanN
New England
6 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Dinner at 8 on a Friday night - fortunately we were able to get a table outside as the inside was crazy loud and a bar scene. Line out the door and down the street of people waiting to get in. Our server was excellent and food and drinks were good.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best brunches in Boston!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and ambience!

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MrDCFreshley
New England
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I would highly recommend this place to anyone who wants a fabulous meal. The food was exceptional and the staff was ver knowledgeable. BTW… I went for Sunday brunch and we will be going again!

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Chris
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Alway delivers, great place with a menu that works for all.

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Enrique
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Service was great and the burger was fantastic. Highly recommended!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lot of fun for a young girls night!

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Winebar
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food

Brussel sprout appetizer is a winner

While they were pleasant enough, I was Uncomfortable with maskless wait staff and others leaning over the table our dood and our drinks

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Carey
New England
5 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Service was a little slow which is understandable due to current circumstances. Food was good but I feel like it’s been better on previous visits. I normally rate Lincoln a 5 and will definitely be back.

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SueS
New England
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A beautiful lunch outside. Everyone’s’ salad were delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
6 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience, love the coffee cocktails and bagel sandwich! Have the get the donuts each time. Great spot for brunch!

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MelissaB
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great menu, delicious food, spot on service. Highly recommend!

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Nathan
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

We had a reservation but they put my partner and I in the back corner. Our calamari was undercooked and flies were buzzing all around us getting in our drinks. Getting the attention of our server was very difficult. We canceled our entrees to find a different restaurant.

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vipMaryWhittaker
New England
7 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a delicious meal and our bartender Jake is another reason we are coming back soon🍀

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ReneeG
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This immediately became my favorite place to get brunch. Each dish was absolutely delicious and service was friendly and quick! I highly recommend it.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Terrible food and service deserves 0 stars

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MariaS
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Busy, noisy location. Food quality decent, somehow limited options

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CatlinP
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, great food. I will say the service is what really makes this place. I cane for a birthday brunch the day after my birthday and they gave me some donuts as a gift. I highly recommend the baked goat cheese, although it was just a tad heavy on the almonds. If I come back to Boston, I will go back.

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Brock
New England
8 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great brunch spot. They have oysters, french toast, pancakes. Good portion sizes. Staff is friendly!

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CarolynJ
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our first stop from the airport, came in from Las Vegas. Great time. Food was excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My friends and I were celebrating new jobs and the staff was amazing and efficient. Eddie was very on top of everything and so quick and nice. Would def go back again!!

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Sj123
Salt Lake City
5 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service in a comfortable, easy, casual atmosphere. Located in a great spot and with some awesome outdoor seating. Food was great. So fun!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Chronic Bacon appetizer. Outstanding!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as always! My friends and I come every Tuesday for their oyster hour and we always have a fantastic experience. The food is amazing and the service is always wonderful!

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Dolores
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time and we had a wonderful experience. The wait staff was great, food was delicious and the rib which bun was delectable as were the oysters!
We sat outside and it wasn’t too noisy.
I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Prasad
New England
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic food but VERY loud. Every single item which we ordered was great.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great neighborhood place. Brunch was was excellent with both my wife’s California Omelet and my Everything Bagel Egg Sandwich extremely tasty.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Lincoln Tavern and Restaurant using the Order Online button. Lincoln Tavern and Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 765-8636.

Lincoln Tavern and Restaurant is rated 4.8 stars by 1042 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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