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About Lincoln Ristorante
At Lincoln Ristorante, we offer our interpretation of modern Italian cuisine in New York at Lincoln Center. Our philosophy is simple: to source the best local ingredients and prepare them with authentic Italian methods and spirit. While our location beside Lincoln Center’s reflecting pool and the Henry Moore sculpture is exquisite, the panoramic views and grass lawn roof are sure to impress.
The cuisine at Lincoln Ristorante blends precise technique with the ingredients and comforting feel of an Italian kitchen. We rely on local farmers and purveyors along with weekly visits to our neighborhood Tucker Square Green Market, while importing the essential items (Parmigiano Reggiano, San Marzano tomatoes) from Italy that are irreplaceable.
New York, NY 10023
Hours of Operation:
Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00pm
Sunday: 11:30am – 2:30pm
Wednesday - Friday: 12 - 2pm
Sunday: 5:00 - 9:30pm
Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Thrusday - Saturday: 5:00 – 11:00pm
Between Amsterdam and Broadway
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Northbound and southbound (via 65th Street): Entrance located between Broadway and Amsterdam 200 feet on the right and is open Mon – Sun. All other times use the 62nd Street entrance.
Take 1 to 66th Street (Lincoln Center).
Chef Shea Gallante
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch
Special Events & Promotions:
Our private dining room offers an intimate oasis, in the heart of Lincoln Center, for events accommodating 2 to 16 people.
Our exquisite cuisine will be served by a dedicated team who will take care of your guests' every need. Perfect for business or personal functions, Lincoln's private dining room features:
-55" flat screen plasma TV for presentations, DVD and/or Blu-ray playback
-Wireless phone conferencing
-iPod hookup for custom audio playlists
To book your next event in our private dining room (2-16), East dining for medium-size gatherings, or the entire restaurant for full-scale celebrations for up to 175, please contact Yale Frederiksen at 212/3596513 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Lincoln Ristorante is the acclaimed Lincoln Center restaurant showcasing contemporary Italian cuisine. Located in a stunning glass pavilion with a signature sloping lawn roof and spectacular views, Lincoln Ristorante is the perfect venue for your next event.
Lincoln Ristorante Ratings and Reviews
Thought that they participated in NYC Restaurant Week, since I found my way to them and decided to go there through the NYC Restaurant Week link in your ap, but they told us that they only participated for lunch. Disappointed - but meal was quite good albeit more expensive than we had planned on spending
Always a pleasure returning to Lincoln. The prix fixe menu was varied enough to make choosing each course a pleasurable challenge. The wine list is a journey through the riches of Italian varietals. Our waiter was top notch. Too good a restaurant to relegate to a pre-theater go-to spot. We’ll be back soon.
I would say the ambiance was the best part of dining at Lincoln. While some of the food is quite good, some of it is just nice to look at. And the portions are very small. The "wine tasting menu" consisted of very, very small amounts of a nice red and a nice white. Tasting is an apt description of this. While the service was attentive, some of the dishes took a very long time.
I find Lincoln a nice place to go before a Lincoln Center event (especially a matinee) but think it is overpriced.
I don't know if it is because of the new chef, but my three-person lunch group agreed that the food was not up to snuff (eg. the skate while nice and flaky was way to buttery). Also, the service while well-intentioned was slow, even though we said we had a deadline to meet. The restaurant has a beautiful ambience, on a rainy day with the reflecting pool outside, but it comes at a big price tab considering food and service were sub-optimal. I might still recommend going here if it is convenient to a Lincoln Center event, but not as a destination in itself.
Note: to make up for the service issues, the waitress did apologize and offered a free glass of wine and an additional dessert to share. To recap -- My friend and I ordered the regular lunch pre-fixe menu and ordered the same appetizer and entree. At the beginning we received the focaccia (which was excellent) but we were not served the amuse bouche that the other tables around us received pro forma. After a few minutes, I asked three times to different staff members and it never was delivered and finally asked if we were also entitled to this) and finally it was brought over. One of our appetizers was incorrectly noted and then was corrected (with a wait) and arrived without the required spoon to accompany the dish. It was somewhat frustrating to observe the tables around us and with patrons who arrived much later basically coming to the completion of the meal (eating dessert) as as I received my corrected appetizer. Our meal took significantly longer than it should have -- 2 hours due to the service glitches. The food was very good, the decor and ambiance is very lovely. I appreciated the the effort of the waitress to make up for the issues we encountered.
My husband and I were here for dinner on Super Bowl night, and we had the restaurant pretty much to ourselves. Perhaps because of that,we enjoyed spectacular service, and our waitress could not have been more attentive, yet respected our privacy.
We had a wonderful table, roomy yet cozy, again maybe because there were so many choices available, but nonetheless we appreciated it. We are vegetarian, and had no trouble finding selections that met our needs. The food was excellent, and the staff did not seem to mind our splitting the plates between us. In all things, they were very accommodating !
We'll definitely eat at Lincoln Ristorante again, sometimes combining dinner with a Lincoln Center event, other times for dinner alone.
Wonderful meal, wine was good, maybe a little expensive. Nice selections in the prix fixe menu. We were warmly greeted and seated promptly. Our server asked when we wanted to leave and we told him 7:30 since one in the party walks slowly. Unfortunately, he disappeared about 7:20, when we ordered coffee and espresso. I complained and he took the coffees off the bill, but it did end the experience on a sour note. He should have been monitoring our table more carefully and prompted us to order coffee. We were just talking.
We had a wonderful and delicious dinner. Only issue we had was that we had to order from the pre theater menu which has less choices. We were not going to the show however we were told that the only way we could order from the regular menu was if we sat at the bar. We were celebrating a birthday so that was not an option to us.
We had lunch here on Saturday during the restaurant week. Everything was superb, food, ambiance and service. Since we hold a subscription to Lincoln center, we are looking forward to returning to Lincoln for lunch again in the near future. Highly recommended!
We had lunch there during restaurant week. The food was excellent and there were generous hor's d'oerves and biscotti with our tea/coffee although we were restaurant week customers. The decor is very modern and elegant. The service was the way it used to be in 5 star restaurants---all the guests food presented at the same time. And, best of all, it was quiet enough for conversation.
Lincoln never disappoints ... a great value especially the Restaurant Week menu ... service is fast and courteous. Food is creative and good-tasting .... the rwine pairings of 4 oz servings is very reasonable... love the "extras" before, during and after the meal! This is particular terrific for pre and post theater at Lincoln Center!
Come here for restaurant week. Main dish is a ok but we don’t like the pork, other dishes are really nice!!
Service is ok but can be improved. Table cloth is a little dirty. Hope the environment and service can align with the nice food.
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