It’s Almost Summer on Our Outdoor Patio


Enjoy dining on LINCOLN’s stylish outdoor patio – profiled in BYT’s 2016 DC Outdoor Drinking Guide under “Great Happy Hour”! Spring has sprung, and summer in DC is right around the corner. Come check out Washington DC’s best outdoor happy hour and dining. Enjoy a snack, share a bite or split a punch bowl before a big night out – or …


Zoofari: May 19, 2016


Our LINCOLN/Teddy team is a proud partner of the National Zoo’s annual fundraiser, ZooFari. Our team is proud to once again participate in ZooFari 2016, called D.C.’s “foodie event of the year,” featuring more than 100 of the area’s finest restaurants, celebrity chefs (including LINCOLN’s very own Chef Zavala), fine wines, fabulous entertainment, animal demonstrations, and …


Our Super Tuesday Happy Hour Featured in the WP


LINCOLN and sister restaurant Teddy & The Bully Bar were featured in the Washington Post’s Where to Watch Super Tuesday Results with Food and Drink Specials. Our red, white and blue cocktails were flowing from 3 to 8 p.m., and free appetizers available from 7 to 8 p.m. Thanks for the press! You can bet LINCOLN will …


City Paper: “One-of-a-Kind Seating”


City Paper listed Lincoln’s Chair at LINCOLN Restaurant one of the most whimsical seating options at a bar or restaurant – thanks for the press! Read the full City Paper article here. Come dine in Lincoln’s Chair, an homage to the one Honest Abe sits in at his DC Mall Memorial. A unique spot for your …


Washingtonian: Our “Gettysburg Address” One of DC’s Best Cocktails

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LINCOLN’s Gettysburg Address was recently named among Washingtonian Magazine’s Top 25 Cocktails in DC! Read the full Washingtonian article here. Thanks for the press! Come check out Washington DC’s best happy hour and dining, happening both indoors and outdoors, this spring.  Enjoy a snack or share a bite before a big night out – or make us your …


Bravo TV on Our Honest Abe’s Moonshine: “Too Fierce to Be Legal”

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Try our Honest Abe’s Moonshine, described by Bravo TV as “high-proof … a seriously potent punch.” Thanks for the press! We use unaged corn whiskey, ginger syrup, fresh lemon juice, and orange bitters for the deliciously strong cocktail, also featured in Jaime Joyce’s book “Moonshine.“ Moonshine, or unaged “white” whiskey, has made a comeback here in the …


Erin Ivey’s “Cherry Blossom” Cocktail in the Beverage Journal

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Erin Ivey, our bar manager and member of the DC Craft Bartenders Guild, talked with the Beverage Journal this month. The magazine featured our Cherry Blossom Cocktail, the signature drink Ivey created for the DC Cherry Blossom Festival. Thanks for the press! (See our Cherry Blossom Menu Specials here. Full Beverage Journal piece here.) Ivey is …


We Had a Ball at the Brewer’s Ball


LINCOLN was thrilled to participate in the 12th Annual Beer Institute Brewer’s Ball  alongside sister restaurant Teddy & The Bully Bar. On Saturday, March 5th 35+ of DC’s best restaurants and breweries congregated at the National Building Museum for this great event to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. We had a ball! LINCOLN served Warm House-Made Ricotta with Burnt Rosemary …


LINCOLN Featured in Washington Life Magazine

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“It would be hard to find a more quintessentially Washington restaurant than LINCOLN,” says Washington Life’s The Young and the Hungry. Thanks for the press! The March issue of the popular DC magazine mentions our penny floor and Emancipation Punch. It also lets the cat out of the bag about some of our recent notable diners, …


Late Night Happy Hour at LINCOLN


Did you know? You can stick around The Bar @ LINCOLN Monday through Saturday, 10pm-midnight for Late Night Happy Hour specials! LINCOLN restaurant in DC’s Penn Quarter is pleased to offer the very same Happy Hour Drinks and Happy Hour Food menus & pricing that we offer from 4-7 weekdays from 10pm-midnight for all of you night owls! …


Celebrate Honest Abe’s Birthday @ LINCOLN


Join us for a special celebratory Happy Hour to kick off President’s Day Weekend & commemorate Abe Lincoln’s birthday! The celebration will be on Friday, February 12th 2016 from 3pm-7:30pm at our beautiful downtown DC restaurant to commemorate Lincoln’s 207th birthday. Join us for fun cocktail & wine specials honoring Lincoln’s birthday, as well as delicious complimentary …


Season of Giving: Martha’s Table


The team at LINCOLN is pleased to have the opportunity to continue to work with DC’s Martha’s Table, a place that provides free food for children after school, addresses emergency needs with food and clothing programs, and works to assist children and families as they break the cycle of poverty through education and family support services. …


From Our Summer Lunch Menu: Tuna Nicoise Salad


One of our favorite summer menu items: grilled potatoes, old bay deviled egg, cucumber, oven dried tomato and ancient grains lemon vinaigrette with our seared tuna. Delicious! LINCOLN’s seasonal menu showcases simplistic market fresh dishes by Chef Demetrio Zavala crafted from fresh ingredients supplied by local farmers, daily seafood catches by local fishermen, and artisanal meat from …


Our 4th of July Party Featured in Zagat … Come Try Our Punchbowls!


Our fifth annual Independence Day Party featuring $3 PBRs and Miller Lites, $30 bowls of Emancipation Punch and an all-you-can-eat buffet featuring chicken, burgers, brisket, sides and pies was featured in Zagat this month. Thanks for the press, and thanks to those of you who celebrated with us! It was a firecrackin’ good time. Didn’t get …


LINCOLN Featured on & Capitol File

dark-stormy recently featured LINCOLN Restaurant in their article Visit DC to Commemorate Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination. Capitol File’s Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Death did the same. Thanks for the press! They both recommend LINCOLN Restaurant in DC as a great place to stop for a bite to eat after a tour of the DC monuments and …


Press: Cherry Blossom Specials 2015


Many of Washington DC’s top restaurants joined in the National Cherry Blossom Festival tradition by serving cherry-infused or themed dishes as the nation’s capital celebrated the festival, March 20-April 12, 2015. Our menu featured unique tastes including a Cherry Coke pulled pork sandwich, rabbit and nettle gnocchi and amaretto sugar-dusted donuts. We had several press mentions during …


Giving Back: DC Career Day


LINCOLN was honored to participate in a local career day in Washington DC, where Chef Zavala had the opportunity to cook with our next generation of up-and-coming chefs, a group of 8th graders! Young people, thanks for your interest in what we do – it’s your interest and passion that keeps things fresh!