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51 Lincoln

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American, Contemporary, Fusion
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51 Lincoln
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51 Lincoln St, Newton, MA 02461-1519
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51 Lincoln St, Newton, MA 02461-1519 (Columbus)
Newton Highlands T stop on the Green Line(D) is located two blocks from the restaurant at the base of Lincoln Street.
617-965-3100
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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5 of 5 starsReviewed November 13, 2014
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Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts

Restaurant was conveniently located across the street from A Village B&B where we were staying for the weekend. The food was delicious and the links very good. I certainly recommend it

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 44
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Local cuisine
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Restaurant was conveniently located across the street from A Village B&B where we were staying for the weekend. The food was delicious and the links very good. I certainly recommend it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Wonderfully creative options while always offering basics like chicken, steak, and fish. Bolognese is excellent. Great drinks and fun to sit at the bar.

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Newton, MA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

We dined with another couple on a Saturday night. Very nice menu, delicious food with excellent presentation. We enjoyed the kale salad, duck and salmon entrees. We also had the apple fritter dessert. Don't fill up on the bread and corn bread, it's very tempting to make a meal of it. Service was friendly, though the kitchen took a while... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The restaurant's exterior and interior are warm and welcoming. An imaginative menu; food quality and taste were first rate. Wine choice was varied and numerous. Staff were wonderful, very attentive. Can't wait to go back.

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Needham, Massachusetts
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Neighborhood restaurant with a different menu.Went with 2 of our grandchildren,they were the only children in the restaurant on a Sat. night.We had no reservations so we were taken downstairs to a small room which was fine.The food was interesting and my grandsons seem to like the different appetizers,pan seared watermelon steak was a favorite.My husband and I had chicken... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Food is excellent although kitchen can be slow. Bartenders are superb. Their knowledge is terrific and their drink specials excellent. Highly recommend the casual atmosphere of sitting at the bar.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Not a first visit. Disappointed. Conversation was difficult due to noise. The watermelon steak was very unappealing to look at. Taste was scarred by burnt crust. Uneatable. Salmon was bland. Complimentary soup was too heavy on ginger and whisked away before we could finish. To their credit, we were not charged for the watermelon steak since we did not eat... More

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Ellington, Connecticut, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The wait staff was first class and very knowledgeable about the menu. They were very attentive and professional. The food was delightful. We had a beautiful combination of salads, calamari, watermelon steak, and the mussels appetizer. The entrees we had the homemade lamb sausage, the shrimp scampi with homemade noodles, as well as the chicken & Salmon. The flavor of... More

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Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Overwhelmingly noisy, short on wait staff, uneven food preparation and limited choice of entrees. Judging from other reviews you never know what your dining experience will be like. On this Saturday night they were packed, including the bar, mostly with millennials, some of whom were standing and drinking near the bar, contributing to the incredible din. Although we had a... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a very good neighborhood restaurant for special occasion or just a drop in. Foods are always fresh and good, but on the pricey side.

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Additional Information about 51 Lincoln

Address: 51 Lincoln St, Newton, MA 02461-1519
Phone Number: 617-965-3100
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American, Contemporary, Fusion

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