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“Lovely dinner” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Christopher's on Lincoln

Christopher's on Lincoln
Lincoln, Carmel, CA 93921
831-626-8000
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Ranked #37 of 149 Restaurants in Carmel
Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: One of Carmel's newest and most exciting dining experience is Christopher's on Lincoln. Award winning chef/owner Christopher J. Caul has transformed one of the village's oldest restaurant locations into a modern, fun, and friendly dinner house. Dress is Carmel casual and the attitude laid back and contemporary, so guests feel comfortable in everything from shorts to suits. Charming and affable, Christopher's cuisine is sublime. Christopher's 30 years of experience as well as his three former restaurants have culminated in a menu that showcases the finest, freshest seasonal ingredients the Central Coast has to offer. Christopher's wine list features mostly Monterey County wines, as well as his favorites from around the state. Christopher's also features a full bar with some of the finest handcrafted spirits available. Christopher is right where he loves to be; come say hello soon!
Saddle River, New Jersey
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79 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
“Lovely dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

When ended our vacation in Carmel with dinner at Christopher's. What a lovely place. The restaurant is charming, the service friendly and attentive, and the food absolutely exquisite. The appetizers were delicious: a cream of mushroom soup with a hint of horseradish, baked oysters (not Rockefeller) with the right amount of cheese and spices. The shellfish medley over a bed of linguini was one of the best we ever had. Next time in Carmel, we'll start and end our visit with dinner at Christopher's!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Santa Monica, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Perfect Wedding Reception Venue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

We cannot say enough great things about Christopher and his staff. From the moment we decided to have our wedding reception at his restaurant, we had complete confidence that everything would be absolutely wonderful and we were not disappointed. In fact, everything was even better than we could have imagined. Christopher and his whole staff did more than we expected and more than was required to make an absolutely perfect evening. They were very easy to work with. The restaurant itself is beautiful and romantic with a fireplace in the dining room. We had so many compliments from our guests about how much they loved the food.

Visited March 2013
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San Mateo, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Great Food & Service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

It was our 2nd time there & it did not disappoint. I had the Oso Bucco it was fabulous. My husband had the beef barley soup as an appetizer & loved it.

Visited February 2013
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Washington, DC
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19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Romantic, charming, excellent food and service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Great spot in Carmel, a town with few standout restaurants. Service and food exceptional, great ambience. Very nice wine list.

Visited January 2013
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California Hot Springs, California
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114 restaurant reviews
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
“I recommend it!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Good food, good service and keeping with Carmel a little expensive. But the staff was gracious and not pushy. Very pleasant experience.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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