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Lincoln Restaurant

#158 of 3,325 Restaurants in Portland
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3808 NE Williams Street, Portland, OR 97227 (NE Failing St.)
503-288-6200
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5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Terrific

We had a wonderful meal here earlier this week. The green beans with apricots were special favorite! We ordered a number of appetizers in addition to our entrées, and each dish was special in its own way. We also loved the setting of the restaurant, because it was a lovely evening, all of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
VIrginia T
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Pittsford, New York
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Pittsford, New York
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We had a wonderful meal here earlier this week. The green beans with apricots were special favorite! We ordered a number of appetizers in addition to our entrées, and each dish was special in its own way. We also loved the setting of the restaurant, because it was a lovely evening, all of the windows were open to the street.... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

If you are more interested in unusual ingredients and how the meal looks this is the place fir you. Your friends will be impressed. If you are more interested in how the food tastes, go somewhere else. Don't get me wrong food is not bad it just isn't that great. Friendly staff and good service and a pleasant setting. Only... More 

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Ridgefield, WA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Tonight we met an old friend and his new lady at this NW Williams Avenue Bistro-Style restaurant because we had a $100 gift card purchased at a charity auction that we needed to use. We'd never heard of this eatery at all, but we all enjoyed our unusual dishes and can't wait to go back again! We were greeted by... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

As a local, we have so many choices when it comes to great places for dinner and Lincoln is one of our go-to places. Chef Jenn Louis has created a small intimate space with the most amazing food. Focusing on what I would say is rustic Italian at its best! This visited, my husband and I shared plates, a salmon... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Went here for Happy Hour and sat at the bar. I ordered the poutine. It had a giant meatball on it and really wasn't the poutine that I expected. Service was a little slow as it was not very busy that day. We had a couple of drinks and our bill was pretty high for HH prices.

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Landenberg, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Haven't been this excited about a meal in a long time...Jenn Louis does a terrific job from start to finish...imaginative combination of flavors...each course from apps to dinner to dessert was nothing short of spectacular...thoroughly enjoyable...can't wait to go again!!!!!

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Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The menu maybe part of the contrarian trend from healthier cuisine of many restaurants to menus emphasizing heavier (fats, cream, etal) dishes. Not that there is a lack of choices, limited, so one can get a fish dish minus some of the heavier addons (bacon wrapped for instance). Libations (cocktails, wines, craft brews) were plentiful and varied. Our group sampled... More 

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Seattle
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I may be too old for this restaurant. It is a Friday night, 7:30 pm. As soon as I opened the door I knew this place was not for us. LOUD! Britt may be a spectacular server but she can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.When you can't talk to your table mate without yelling it does... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

It was a first date and from the outside, the place looks like any other trendy Portland restaurant. But the food was amazing! The flavors... wow. And the staff were friendly even though it was a busy night. I would go back there... with friends... not with that guy. :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We went to this restaurant and used a gift card from our kids. It was very good and the staff went above and beyond. The food was excellent and their wine list was great. Very cozy atmosphere. If you are in the area stop in. You won't be disappointed

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Additional Information about Lincoln Restaurant

Address: 3808 NE Williams Street, Portland, OR 97227
Phone Number: 503-288-6200
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 6 - 24
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3808 NE Williams Street, Portland, OR 97227
    (NE Failing St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 503-288-6200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 24
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?