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51 Lincoln - CLOSED

51 Lincoln St, Newton, MA 02461-1519
+1 617-965-3100
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
28 Aug 2016
“Closed ”
18 May 2016
“Always excellent food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Contemporary, Fusion
51 Lincoln St, Newton, MA 02461-1519
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Was usually good except it's now closed. How does a very crowded place close ? I'm shocked and surprised felt like a local neighborhood get hearing place and it's now gone

Thank JeffLieb
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We love 51 Lincoln. And our meal last Friday was excellent as usual. I had the soft shell crabs which were fantastic. Others at the table had their signature bolognese and watermelon steak. Everyone came away loving the food. A great place for everything from...More

Thank Candyaltman
Reviewed 11 May 2016

51 Lincoln in Newton is a downtown restaurant in the suburbs. Exquisite food delicately prepared. We had the salmon on a crunchy rice cake with beans and mushrooms. This is soft shell crab month. All u can say is if u love soft shell 51...More

Thank jocelyn c
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and nephew stopped as he lives near by. He and his wife come regularly. He recommended the rigatoni bolonase and also the salmon. So, that's what we had. Both were outstanding. He had the hamburger which he raved about. A bottle Sinksky was...More

Thank Bankerwon
Reviewed 9 April 2016

The food is wonderful, as it has been for years. The charcuterie is the best way to start -- share some cheeses and meats and condiments. The chicken is terrific, moist and tender -- and maybe more than you can eat yourself. The pasta's are...More

1  Thank EagleEyeBoston
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Went there for an early dinner, For appetizers we had the lump crab & farro salad and the hand cut garlic fries that came with delicious parmesan-truffle aioli . For entrees we had the chef’s famous rigatoni bolognese (delicious!!!) and the miso seared cod loin...More

Thank Shlomi S
Reviewed 11 March 2016

We made a reservation for dinner and were promptly seated in aesthetically pleasing space for the two of us. We had the watermelon salad which was a fabulous slowly poached slice of watermelon steak encrusted in spices and topped with a feta and truffle sauce....More

1  Thank Mmusto1224
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Good place to eat. Also good place for a romantic dinner. not cheap but the meals are tasty. suggest you to try.

Thank Taner598
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

We made a reservation for dinner and when we arrived the host took us down in the basement down a dark hallway past the restrooms and coat rack to another seating area. There was no one else down there and despite some pretty candles it...More

Thank 81FrequentT81
Reviewed 15 January 2016

51 Lincoln has been my go to place this year when entertaining co-workers visiting from our corporate office. The restaurant is cozy, with an upscale neighborhood feel, and has been consistently good – with something for everyone to enjoy - over my last several visits....More

Thank Andrew304
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
American, Contemporary, Fusion
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Lincoln St, Newton, MA 02461-1519
  • Public Transportation: Newton Highlands T stop on the Green Line(D) is located two blocks from the restaurant at the base of Lincoln Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-965-3100
  • E-mail
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