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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Lincoln

2460 Wilshire Blvd. (26th St.) Send to Phone
310-828-3304
Excellent crab cake appetizer, diverse choice of meats, fishes for non-meat-eaters.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly
Open late
Features
  • Valet parking
  • Dress code: Casual dressy
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Lincoln Restaurant Review

: If you are a meat lover like Abraham Lincoln (therefore the name of the restaurant), Lincoln should be added to your list of favorite steakhouses. Things are very different since young chef Jack Melson assumed the reins in the kitchen. We are not sure about the old-fashioned look-alike d├ęcor with the little cuts of mirrors on the wall, and some chairs that resemble cello cases. But we are sure about the dishes that come out of the kitchen. Melson has created a typical steakhouse menu, with an excellent light crab cake among the better traditional appetizers. The choices of meats are diverse, with six types of top-quality beef cuts, plus veal, chicken and pork. Add to that the combination of your preferred cooking time and toppings, and your plate likely comes out very pleasing. A few seafood options of fishes are available---such as salmon, black cod and tuna---in case some of your table mates are non-meat-eaters. Born and raised in Carolina, Melson introduced some Southern influences: fried green tomatoes with goat cheese and Carolina barbecued salmon. The short wine list features only American wines. If you're looking for a quiet dinner, try to sit as far from the lively bar as possible.

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