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Lincoln - DC

2287 reviews
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$30 and under
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LINCOLN is a collaboration of gastronomy, mixology and design.
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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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American, Tapas / Small Plates, Southern
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Hours of operation
Monday though Thursday 11am until 12 midnight (kitchen open until 11pm)
Friday 11am through 2:30am (kitchen open until 12am)
Saturday 5pm until 2:30am (kitchen open until 12am)
Sunday Brunch 10:30am - 3:00pm
Sunday 5pm until 9pm
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Phone number
(202) 386-9200
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Demetrio Zavala
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Private party facilities
Lincoln Restaurant offers two stunning private dining rooms that each seat up to 50 guests. Our private dining rooms may be combined for dinners or receptions to accommodate up to 100 guests. Restaurant buyouts also available at Lincoln for up to 350 guests.
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Private party contact
Randi Ploff: (202) 386-9200
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Outside Catering Available. From Sandwiches for in office Luncheons, to private dinners in the corporate board room. We offer several different options for outside catering.
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Parking details
There is a Colonial garage public lot available at 1110 Vermont Avenue, NW. It is open Monday through Saturday. There is also ample street parking.
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Public transit
Conveniently located near 3 metro stops - Farragut North (Red Line), Farragut West (Blue & Orange), and McPherson Square (Blue & Orange). The closest metro stop is McPherson Square.
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Featuring some of DC's most popular DJ's every Sunday Brunch.
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Special events & promotions
Special Events will be posted on our website at
We are available for special events. Please contact our Events Coordinator for more information.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 2287 People Are Saying
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FoodIsGood (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Awesome spot. Went at dinner and loved the American plate concept. Definitely going back for lunch.

vipOpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Amazing food and service!

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

More fun than a barrel of monkeys.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
2.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

The service was lackluster. I have been here a handful of times and never had this poor of an experience. The food was still great, just going to look at other options going forward because of the service.

vipDave (Indiana)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

LINCOLN doesn't disappoint. The tapas-style food is delicious. The wine/beer selections were quite good, and the staff works hard to keep you happy. Plus the place is always packed (reservations recommended). And where else could you find an Abe Lincoln look-alike to pose for selfies?

vipNobodyImportant (Jacksonville)
2.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

I've been to Lincoln several times, but this will be the last. The place was so noisy we couldn't hold a conversation at the table. The food was pretty mediocre - we contemplated sending a couple of items back, but didn't primarily because the service was so atrocious we didn't want to wait an extra hour. The server got our orders wrong, brought one person's salad and another's entree at the same time. Food sort of appeared at random intervals. We had to ask for things that were ordered but not brought out. And then later they tried to serve us stuff we didn't order. Then the server disappeared for about 10 minutes. It appeared he left the restaurant. We had to ask another waiter to get our check. Not a nice evening.

FleetwoodFoodie (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

Very tasty fresh food. Small plates, good opportunity to share among table.

meechie (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

Loved loved loved this restaurant ..all the food was fresh and delicious .. fresh mimosas constantly on deck and a great dj ...
Definitely will be returning

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

A friend recommended Lincoln for a Sunday brunch get together and it did not disappoint. The ambiance is very hip and the decor is a super cool tribute to Abe Lincoln.There's a live DJ mixing the perfect blend of house music throughout brunch. They offer an all you can eat brunch but we didn't take advantage because it was a late reservation and the buffet closes by 3pm. However, I had the Shrimp & Grits and the deviled eggs which were both excellent. My friend had the chicken & waffles which was also excellent. We took advantage of the bottomless mimosa special for $21. Mackenzie was a fantastic server!
I highly recommend but make a reservation!!!

Christina (Washington DC)
2.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

I made this booking with the expectation that it was for Restaurant Week. When we arrived, we were told that RW lunch was not an option and no accommodations were made. This was very misleading since I didn't see any disclaimers about RW lunch not being available on the weekend. The service was mediocre - we waited 10 minutes before a server came by to take our order - and then at the end, the server rushed us to pay the bill.