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The Linc

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650 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-4343 (12 th Ave.)
9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hong Kong, China
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

We went there for lunch but saw a "closed down" sign on the door. There was no light inside, no tables and no chairs. I am not sure for how long the place has closed down, but obviously does not exist anymore!

Thank Dubois1969
Peterborough, Canada
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We went into this restaurant for a quick bite to eat and a beverage before going on a boat cruise. The service was terrible.It was really hot out and I had to ask for drink of water 3 times. It wasn't busy so I'm not sure why it took so long. There were 4 of us so we ordered the... More 

Thank mary lynne s
Maumelle, Arkansas
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184 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

After reading the Trip Advisor reviews, this place looked ok, and was close. The reviews all seemed to mention their burger, and looking at the table next to us, the burger looked pretty good. My wife and I, however, chose the California sandwich, which was a chicken breast with avacado on a bun that was too thick and not especially... More 

Thank Rick G
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013 via mobile

We chose this restaurant based on proximity to our NYC holiday apartment. The menu is fairly basic, but includes a kids menu. The other occupied tables on our visit also contained families. Proximity to a playground on 42nd street also helps the pitch to this demographic. I ordered a burger, which was excellent. Was also impressed by the options, including... More 

Thank baileypandn
Knoxville, Tennessee
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

Ran across this restaurant and had dinner. Food was good and presented well. Horrible service and I asked for a soda refill and was not told there was no free refills. I ended up with 10.00 charge for soda. If you are not in a hurry, stop by for a decent dinner.

Thank 1938Traveler
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

We came across the Linc by chance on the way to the new york auto show. We had a great window seat, eat 2 delicious burgers (and I'm fussy when it comes to my burger) with some beer and wine! The staff were really friendly, I would definitely recommend visiting for a tasty treat.

Thank Katie C
New Haven, Connecticut
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

I found this place online while looking at a Google maps view of the area I was going to be visiting. I decided to look up the restaurant's website. Their online menu stated they had duck chili, chicken and red velvet waffles, and fried oreos and that's what made me decide to go. When I went to dinner last night... More 

Thank JAlvarez125
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196 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

We had a group of four, and we all ordered something different so we could share. The chicken and red velevet waffles was great, as was the tri tip sandwich. The pitcher of berry mojitos was spectacular, with tons of fresh berries and plenty of 10 Cane Rum. The brownie for dessert was moist and chocolatey, and worth every calorie.

Thank Kelly V
New York City, New York
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

Way over on the West side of 42nd Street in a brand new building sits this little unpretentious restaurant. I chose it because of its in the theater district area So here is my impression. We ordered from the prie fix menu. Salad was crisp and dressed nicely. Calamari is a favorite, and this was the absolute best I have... More 

1 Thank NYWomantraveler
New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

Five words that will change your life! - RED VELVET WAFFLES AND CHICKEN!

1 Thank Jamesy2770

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 650 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-4343
    (12 th Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Subway 1,2,3,A,C,E,N,Q,R,L,S,7 TO TIMES SQ., THEN WALK TO 12TH AVE. Bus: M42 (Drops off in front of The Linc) M50 (Drops off across the street @ Pier 83)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown

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

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