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Lincoln Restaurant

#165 of 3,294 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, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 40
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 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
Wow!!!!

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!!!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Mary G
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Landenberg, Pennsylvania, United States
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Vancouver, Washington
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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109 reviews 109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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Portland, Oregon
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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Amongst the best food I have eaten. We went with friends on Christmas Eve. Staffing was horrible. One bartender for the entire place, plus the bar and he had some small tables he was wait staff and busboy for. He was also responsible for the washing of the glasses. We waited nearly twenty minutes for each drink order. Our waitress... More 

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Nutley, New Jersey
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74 reviews 74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We stopped in here on our last night in Portland and we were very happy that we did. As it was Halloween they were serving the happy hour food all night in addition to the main menu. Pig ear, fantastic. Baked eggs, fantastic. My wife had the Apple fritters and loved them. We split the lamb neck and it was... More 

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Massachusetts
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184 reviews 184 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is, by far, one of the best restaurants I've eaten in. The service is professional, the food is exquisitely prepared, and the owner is actively involved. There is even Oregon-made hard cider on the menu. As parents of a trained chef, our standards are finely tuned, and this meal was a complete treat. Definitely go here.

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Fremont, California
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2,503 reviews 2,503 reviews
784 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Lincoln Restaurant is an amazing trendy restaurant with a superb atmosphere and good background music. We so much enjoyed our dinner here. We had two appetizers and shared the absolutely amazing lamb shanks. The corned lamb shanks are prepared with a mint salsa verde, mustard creme, and onion agrodolce. We had wine with dinner. For dessert, we had the creme... More 

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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
  • 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?