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


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 …


Miss Iowa 2016 Visits Lincoln!


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! …


The Media Recommends Our July 4th BBQ!


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 …


BYT: LINCOLN’s “ultra patriotic Happy Hour”


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 …


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 …


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 …


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, …


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 …


Here’s to Four More Years! Our Anniversary Party Featured in REVAMP, K Street Mag


On Monday night here at LINCOLN Restaurant in Washington, DC, we hosted a celebration of all the hard work that goes into making a restaurant, and to thank our entire team for a job well done. REVAMP & K Street Magazine covered our fourth anniversary party with articles including several stunning pictures of the event and our …