LINCOLN Proudly Participates in the 13th Annual Capital Food Fight

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It’s the season for giving back! This year the LINCOLN team, spearheaded by Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala, was proud to once again participate in the Capital Food Fight benefiting DC Central Kitchen. The innovative organization provides nutritious meals for 80 nearby nonprofit partners and 15 Washington DC schools, trains unemployed men and women to begin culinary careers, partners …

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Special Dinner on the First Night of Hanukkah: December 24, 2016

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Join us for a traditional Hanukkah dinner in downtown DC at LINCOLN Restaurant, including new twists on old favorites on Saturday December 24, 2016 from 4-9pm. We’re DC’s destination for seasonal, farm-to-table small plates this holiday season. Check out LINCOLN’s all-new Hanukkah menu here. Leave the cooking to us as Chef Demetrio Zavala of The Food Network’s …

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According to The Food Network, Our Chef Demetrio’s dish was “a total touchdown.”

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This October, LINCOLN’s own Chef Demetrio Zavala became DC’s hometown hero when he competed in The Food Network’s new “Chopped” tournament. Several chefs competed to earn a spot in the finale, and one champion – our very own Executive Chef Demetrio Zavala – was awarded the opportunity to cook head-to-head against Bobby Flay. The Washington Post reported back in June …

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Cocktails, Appetizers & the Debates in Presidential Style

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It’s no secret that DC is a political town – but there are some things we can all agree on. LINCOLN Restaurant has been bringing reds and blues together since 2011. Watch the 2016 Presidential Debates in DC’s original presidentially-themed restaurant. Enjoy our famous election-themed cocktails and appetizers as the candidates battle it out. Clinton BBQ Sliders and Trump Steak Bites will be …

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Lincoln to Remove Almost $10,000 Worth of Pennies

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Right after Labor Day, we will be saying goodbye to our Penny Floor, currently made up of almost 1 million pennies. Our floor, created in collaboration with local artist Maggie O’Neill, has been a favorite by guests from all around the world ever since our 2011 opening. Due to its popularity and in spirit of honoring …

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Restaurant Week DC 2016: Aug 15-21. 3-Course Summer Menu

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Once again, LINCOLN Restaurant in downtown DC will be offering a 3-course Lunch menu ($22), and 4-course Dinner menu ($35) for DC Summer Restaurant Week 2016 this August 15-21! You choose each course, and dessert is included! Get your first peek at our DC Summer Restaurant Week 2016 Dinner Menu below! Our seasonal small plates feature …

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August is Peach & Watermelon Month!

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Peach and watermelon are some of the most sought after flavors of the summer, so we will be featuring new and current dishes with these fruits! National Watermelon Day is August 3rd, so we will be offering our watermelon specials for the full first week of August. The fruit will appear in many different preparations such as …

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Miss Iowa 2016 Visits Lincoln!

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The 2016 Miss America Pageant contestants traveled to Washington DC over the weekend for orientation, and we had the pleasure of welcoming Miss Iowa, Kelly Koch, for Dinner!   Kelly wrote on her official Facebook page: “Had an amazing dinner at a restaurant with a floor made of pennies and a big chair like Honest Abe’s! …

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The Media Recommends Our July 4th BBQ!

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If you’ve been looking to the popular DC media websites like Brightest Young Things, Washingtonian Magazine, and WUSA9, then you’ve probably noticed our 2016 Fourth of July Party is one of their go-to’s! Washingtonian created “Your Dining and Drinking Guide to July 4th Weekend Around DC,” and sure enough we (as well as sister restaurant Teddy & the …

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4th of July Party

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DC is THE place to celebrate your independence this July 4th! Mark your calendar for one of our biggest and best parties of the year at LINCOLN Restaurant in Penn Quarter; we’re easy to get to by Metro and we’re a great place to stop before, after or during the Independence Day celebration on the National …

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BYT: LINCOLN’s “ultra patriotic Happy Hour”

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Brightest Young Things featured our Happy Hour as one of the best patriotic happy hours in DC. It runs daily from 4-7 pm. Thanks for the press! We’re a patriotic way to enjoy $8 cocktails, $7 wines by the glass, $6 spirits, and $5 beers, perfect on a summer day in July. Enjoy with friends and colleagues indoors or …

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Summer 2016: DC Passport Program

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This summer, be sure to get your Passport and participate in the The DC Passport Program! When you have the DC Passport, you get 2-for-1 cocktails at participating DC restaurants, including the Presidential Restaurant Group family of restaurants: LINCOLN, Teddy & The Bully Bar in Dupont Circle, and Declaration in Shaw! At LINCOLN we’re featuring our …

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YUM: EATER Suggests Our Mint Julep

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So refreshing in spring and summer: our $12 julep of Bulleit bourbon, mint syrup, crushed ice, and mint was recently featured on EATER DC. Thanks for the press! Join us for a Julep and signature cocktails all summer! We’re also a Washington Post Editor’s Pick for Best Late Night Happy Hour, and our patio is a great place …

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Celebrate National Burger Day with LINCOLN

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Celebrate with our LINCOLN Burger – the very same one Obama ordered when he dined here! National Burger Day is Saturday May 28th. Come celebrate and try our LINCOLN Burger, which features Houseground beef, watercress, goat cheese, and tomato jam on a sesame seed olive oil bun. Join us and get yours on National Burger Day!