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51 Lincoln in Newton Highlands


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51 Lincoln in Newton Highlands

ptrefler | Apr 7, 2009 06:10 PM

I had a birthday dinner a week ago at 51 Lincoln. I had not been since it was Le Soir. What a disappointment. I did my research and the feed back was mostly good so off we went with a party of 8.

It was on a Thursday night, so we asked to be seated alone downstairs to avoid noise. We were seated upstairs in the middle of a very crowded dining room. It was restaurant week, but we had informed them we would be using the regular menu.

Bottom line - 3,5 very loud hours after our 7 p.m. arrival - consistently oversalted food (I like salt) and very slow service - I got a bill for almost $700. The desserts were almost inedible.

I will not be going back - lackluster food, bad service, bad atmosphere - big bill. No thanks. Too bad I liked Le Soir.


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