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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
Private Party Facilities:
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.
Private Party Contact:
Yale Frederiksen: (212) 359-6513 ext. 6513
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 email@example.com
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Lincoln Ristorante Ratings and Reviews
The meal was over-priced and poorly made. The pasta with crab meat left a lot to be desired. The crab was not picked through and the clear membranes were left in the crab that I had to remove from my mouth. The pasta was over seasoned with pepper. Overall the dish was terrible and not worth $28!!!!
We booked Lincoln Ristorante because it was convenient to the Met (saw Quadrophenia after) but it turned out to be an outstanding culinary destination in its own right. Started with refreshing glass of rose prosecco, then on to three course price fixe. Tuna sashimi starter was fresh and delicious although I didn't care for the lemon sauce (no biggie, scraped it off). The veal secondi was the star of the meal, a generous portion of lean juicy meat with spice rub and creamy polenta. Amuse bouches were wonderful too. We had feared stuffy service but not so, staff was friendly and professional without being overbearing. Lincoln R. has a nice airy ambiance with high ceilings, glass walls and spacious table seating. Outdoor seating available too. Recommend especially for pre-theatre.
My wife and I stopped in before our show on Saturday evening. The restaurant is laid out very nicely, the tables are good sized and nice space between tables. Out server was wonderful as was the meal. Overall it was a very pleasant experience, and without doubt when at Lincoln center, the Lincoln is our restaurant
I have been to Lincoln several times and the food is always wonderful. In times past the service was as well. However, this time around while the food was great, the service was poor. I'm not sure what the problem was but I sometimes felt the wait staff had forgotten about my friend and me.
I really love this restaurant and am hoping on my next visit service is as good as the food.
We just had an anniversary dinner there on Friday night. Given that it was the start of Labor Day weekend, I had somewhat low expectations because traditionally that weekend is not a great time to get a gourmet meal in NYC. We were delighted that the evening was outstanding despite the small staff in a mostly empty restaurant -- delicious food, excellent service and a top flight table overlooking the reflecting pool. The evening was capped by a special anniversary dessert that they prepared based only on my mention of the occasion we were celebrating in the notes section when I made the online reservation. A lovely evening and a memorable meal.
I thought the food and wine at the Lincoln were very good. The wine steward and the waiter were excellent and very friendly. But two things happened at the Lincoln which marred my experience. The first was when I arrived. I had a reservation for a table but it was suggested I sit at the bar because "a lot of single women like to eat at the bar". I find these sorts of comments annoying and sexist. I was then shown to a sub-optimal table near the kitchen which I rejected. When I told the maitre d' that the check-in person needed an attitude adjustment, my comments were dismissed. While I ended up at a somewhat better positioned table, I could hear the racket of someone doing dishes which continued through my meal. The food and wine were very good but, given the above incidents, I think service and ambience are very subpar. Overall, the restaurant is not a good value for the price.
It was disappointing experience I had for a restaurant supposed to be high end. The appetizers were ok and the only dish I finished for my meal. main dishes were trout which tasted so fishy and bland. Mixed with vinegar cream and pickles... really? I don't know who think it was a good way to make fish. Chicken breast wasn't bad, but why did it have to be paired with some kind of bitter cabbage? Had to rinse my mouth off. Dessert was not impressive. I can probably find better quality in china town.... I could not finish my food... its that bad.
I have been to most of the 3 Michelin Stars and some of the 2 stars in NYC and I would rate this one in line with the 2 stars: love the dining room modern decor with the unique room structure; excellent service; a good selection of the restaurant week menu and very tasty food. Would
like to go back and try the standard menu.
Dined here for lunch during Restaurant Week. We arrived early for our reservation but was able to be accommodated, thankfully. We participated in the wine pairing with the RW menu and were not disappointed in their selection of red & white wines. Roasted beet salad appetizer was delicious. Entrees of chicken and trout were satisfying. Dessert of limoncello gelato, blueberries and pistachio was exquisite. Service was attentive but not obtrusive. A delightful experience.
beautiful setting, but it would be great if they got a vegan option on the menu. I got a small bowl of well prepared vegetables, that left me hungry, for $29 - $29 are you kidding.... that's just rude. It was so small i needed to go get food after lunch. and it's not even organic? I felt really taken advantage of. My father had a restaurant week appetizer, entree and dessert for $29.... i have eaten at other restaurants of similar caliber and price points and never felt so taken advantage of. Service was excellent.
Could not be more convenient for Lincoln Center. Food good, but not outstanding. Prices exceptionally high. Beautiful room with views of LC. Was there during restaurant week for an early performance at LC. The dining room was empty at 5:30 when we arrived. Filled only slightly by the time we left at 7:00 for a concert. When we asked for restaurant week menu, were told that they did not participate Wed thru the weekend. I did not see this limitation on Open Table. This was a disappointment. I noted to myself, they might have had a fuller restaurant without limiting restaurant week.
My friends and I went for lunch during restaurant week. The decor and setting is beautiful. The staff was very nice and the service was excellent. We ordered the prefix lunch and we all loved our appetizer and dessert, but the chicken entree was not so great. Very salty and one person felt it was raw inside. Overall we had a great lunch, and would return, but Id stay away from that chicken dish.
We always enjoy going to Lincoln before a concert at Lincoln Center. The food and service are outstanding, and the restaurant is understated elegance. Menu selections are very good, and the staff is always willing to modify to your dietary needs. Excellent wine list.
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