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51 Lincoln

51 Lincoln St, Newton, MA 02461-1519
617-965-3100
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Ranked #42 of 228 Restaurants in Newton
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Fusion
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Columbus
Transit: Newton Highlands T stop on the Green Line(D) is located two blocks from the restaurant at the base of Lincoln Street.
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English first
Lynnfield
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79 reviews 79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Four of us ate there Saturday night. The duck was very good and the miso salmon was excellent. The scallops, although tasty, was pricey for three scallops. One of our salmons was undercooked but they cooked it further when we asked. We had a chocolately dessert with molten chocolate that we shared. It was quite rich so sharing it worked!... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

I wouldn't normally pay the premium for this level of dining, but it does offer a unique menu with fresh and unusual ingredients. The service was understated and appropriate, and the wine recommendations were helpful.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

51 Lincoln is consistently good - small but sufficiently varied menu, fresh and well prepared food, creative pairings of ingredients and flavors. If you're not counting your calories you must try the Polenta "Fries" ; if you're more health conscious go for the watermelon steak appetizer. We have never had a disappointing meal. Cozy bar area (and excellent cocktails) if... More 

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boston
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Ambitious (somewhat fussy) menu, spotty service, expensive. Food was good. Recommend the Bolognese. Brick chicken very tasty.

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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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58 reviews 58 reviews
28 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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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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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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