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Lincoln - DC
Savor our seasonal American small plate menu crafted from fresh ingredients supplied by local & regional farms. LINCOLN pays tribute to one of our greatest US Presidents, with nods to many of his favorite foods including oysters, gingerbread and chicken pot pie.
If you’re thirsty for cocktails that are truly one-of-a-kind, our barkeeps, have created one of the city’s freshest bar programs highlighted by mason jars featuring infused bourbons and DC's first moonshine-list served in antique-style copper cups. In warm weather months enjoy our patio offering panoramic views of DC’s urban landscape. LINCOLN is the right place for your next private event with many options for private dining from 10 to 200.
Original paintings and a distinctive interior design by homegrown pop artist, Maggie O’Neill make LINCOLN a feast for the senses at Lunch, happy hour, dinner, brunch or after dark.
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
The Farmers breakfast was great with the raspberry Mimosa and Moses is a terrific staff member!
The place is very interesting. Decoration is great. Food was good too.
Moses was a great server and the bartender (who brought all of our drinks to our table) was amazing!
Great food and service!
Our server Javier provided excellent service.
The food and staff were great. They took precautions to make sure customers and staff alike were safe, while maintaining quality of customer service.
Birthday celebration outdoors
Food was great and our server Brandy was excellent. They were short staffed and she pretty much took care of the whole restaurant by herself.
The restaurant was nice but our server was terrible. When he first came to our table, he in so many words told us to shut up so he could take our order. Then, our food took forever to come, and after it was delivered we were never again checked on by our server. One of our group members wasn’t ok with her entree, but we couldn’t get ahold of our server to tell him. The entire party had finished our food without ever seeing our server again. We had to call for a buzz person to come and clear our plates and GET our server so we could get her meal removed and pay like bill. I can’t remember the last time I had such poor service.
Made a reservation with excitement to take part in Washington D.C.’s Restaurant Week. Because a friend was late for the reservation, we were ready to order at around 8:40PM. When the waiter comes to our table, he let us know that the kitchen closed at 8:30PM. I had made a reservation for 2, and had been waiting at the table well before the 8:30PM closing of the kitchen. Would’ve appreciated a more direct approach in letting the customer know what the policy/hours are for more informed decisions.
Good food, Very worth the price. The Mac and Cheese is delicious, the Fried Chick sandwhich is crispy and tasty. the Tabasco Mayo should be more spicy.
There was a long hair in my brunch meal. However the manager took the food away and I didn’t have to pay for it.
Our server, LJ, was excellent! Loved the Restaurant Week menu and ambiance. Copious COVID-19 precautions were in place and we felt very safe.
thank you staying open for us and for having a print menu available
We went for the 4th of July BBQ. We enjoyed ourselves very much and would definitely go again if offered. Tables were nicely spaces out and the staff did their best to minimize contact.
Great food and service. The waiter was awesome and food was fast. Definitely will come back
Due to covid, dining is outside. The weather was perfect. They had a limited menu.
Great place for a work lunch. Food is good. Service is quick and friendly.
I've not been to Lincoln in quite sometime, but my last two visits have been so disappointing (Mother's Day 2019 and March 8, 2020). This place used to have such great food and drinks for their Sunday brunch. However, after my visit today I must admit that I do not think I will be returning. Everything was just "ok" for me from the food to the service. I didn't have the Chef's Special buffet, but instead opted for ordering a la cart. Group consensus: Fried chicken, omelettes, and potatoes were very good; however, the drinks and pancakes/waffles were mediocre, and bacon was not evenly cooked. Our server while very kind, simply could not keep up with all of her tables. When comparing my last 2 visits to previous, there is just no comparison.
First bad meal I've ever had there. Order took 40 minutes to arrive. Fries were cold. Sent them back. New ones also cold. Didn't bother to send back. Po'boy uninspired, bready and limp. Po'boy+shared brussels sprouts came to almost $40 with tip (drank tap water). Seriously reconsidering my patronage.
It was very very loud. The food was okay, The server did not come back for water at all. though he checked in once.
Not impressed. Service was mediocre. Food was just ok Advertises a happy hour but those prices only apply at the bar. I won’t be back. Too many better choices nearby.
First time at Lincoln and we loved it! Food was delicious, the hostess was great and our server Joanie was outstanding. Loved our table by the penny wall!
The service here is outstanding! The hostess was extremely kind, and our waiter was very attentive. He was ready to answer any question we had about the food, and knew when to make suggestions to make our lunch more enjoyable.
It was a lovely, tasty meal in an appealing space! I just wish the staff wouldn't keep trying to take your plate away while you're still eating...
Great food, great music, great energy all around
very hip atmosphere & decor. Great food! Calamari & brussel sprouts are a must
We were placed in the back room away from a large party which was great to not be surrounded by the noise. The ambiance was very inviting. I was not overly impressed with the signature cocktails but the food was excellent. My dining partner is vegetarian and had no problem finding a meal.
The Ruben was yummy, although it was a bit messy. It was huge - Can they offer half portions?
The waitress was warm and efficient.
It was a great place to grab a quick lunch.
Dependable and tasty
WAY, WAY too loud - we had no idea Sunday brunch was a dance party with DJ blasting techno. No one could hear anyone else talking. Food from the kitchen was good; waffle made at the buffet was standard buffet fare. Drinks were expensive - too expensive for a Sunday brunch. We left as soon as we could -- our ears were ringing. Not enjoyable.
Food was fantastic. Eventual service was great. We were seated at a table. A different waiter came up and told us and the hostess we could not sit there bc the table was needed for a future reservation (ah, we had a reservation). We moved. Then the server told us he needed to hurry us along bc a larger party was coming in and needed our table. The issue is.....we had a reservation too!! Why was ours less important for a 4 person party. Apparently there is a difference in reservations???? Will likely not return.
Had a great brunch with friends! The food and service was amazing! Music was a tad loud
The food was all around under seasoned and way smaller portions than I remember. We were sat at a table for 5 in the middle of a walkway while a later party was taken to a wall booth post our arrival. I had made reservations almost a month in advance. Needless to say I was disappointed.
almost every dish we ordered was worth it! the pumpkin risotto + the brussel sprouts were PHENOMENAL! the country-friend hen-of-the-woods was lack luster. best creme brulee ive ever had!!!
The service was terrific. The location was convenient but I would have liked a bigger selection on the menu.
The Brussels sprouts were excellent. The deviled eggs were just okay. My homemade are better. I ordered the scallops. Only got 4. We were still hungry when we left. The service was great. Overall a mediocre experience.
Food was great but small. Expected
Try the Chicken Pot Pie, it was amazing!
Lincoln - DC does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar, Postmates and Uber Eats. Lincoln - DC also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 386-9200.
Lincoln - DC is rated 4.4 stars by 2933 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.