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Lincoln Restaurant Closed For Good: Beloved Diner Among Chicago Eateries We'll Miss In 2014

Dec 30, 2013
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Farewell, Honest Abe.

As of Monday morning, Lincoln Restaurant, a mainstay of the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Irving Park Road, has ended its 43-year run.

The Tribune reports increased competition and changes in customer dining preferences were to blame for the family-run restaurant's closing.

"(The Lincoln is) like a second family," the Lincoln owner Tony Athans told the Tribune. "It's almost like a family member has passed."

Among those headlining the final comedy show at Lincoln Lodge show was former Chicagoan Kyle Kinane. The Lincoln Lodge is now looking for a new home.

The Lincoln, of course, isn't the only popular Chicago restaurant we'll be missing in 2014. Below are a few of our favorite restos that said goodbye in 2013:

Chicago Restaurants Closed In 2013

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