240 East Lincoln Hwy.

DeKalb, Illinois


Dining Room Hours

Mon-Sat 5am - 3:30pm

Sunday 6am - 3pm


The Lincoln Inn Family Restaurant and Bakery has been an anchor of downtown DeKalb for over 40 years.


Fresh baked muffins, pastries and breads make
the Lincoln Inn a unique, enjoyable restaurant for all occasions.

We are equipped to handle groups of up to 50 in our banquet room and groups of up to 350 in off-site locations.  For dinner meetings our Main Dining Room is available for groups of up to 120.

The Lincoln Inn is downtown’s secret Bakery Treasure.

Every Morning we start baking at 4 am!

Stuffed Cookies, Fresh Baked Breads, Muffins, Pastries, GIGANTIC Cinnamon Rolls and Pecan Rolls!






California Fruit Plate

assorted fresh fruit served with low fat cottage cheese on a bed of fresh lettuce ~ a great, low fat breakfast or lunch 8.49


Avocado Salad

fresh garden greens topped with avocado slices, tomatoes, onions, green pepper rings, cucumber slices and alfalfa sprouts, served with your choice of dressing 8.99


Chicken Caesar Salad

leafy romaine topped with fresh cut vegetables, grilled chicken breast, seasoned croûtons´ and parmesan cheese, served with caesar dressing 8.99 substitute grilled salmon

add 1.99


Julienne Salad

fresh salad greens topped with ham, turkey, cheese, onions, peppers, cucumbers and hard boiled eggs, served with your choice of dressing 10.49


California Cobb Salad

salad greens topped with fresh cut vegetables, grilled chicken breast, bacon, bleu cheese crumbles and green olives, served with your choice of dressing 10.99


Tuna or Chicken Salad Platter

we add cottage cheese, potato salad and fresh fruit to your choice of chicken or tuna salad to create a chilled and refreshing meal 9.49


Chicken Breast Platter

boneless, skinless chicken breast broiled to perfection, served with low fat cottage cheese, potato salad and fresh fruit 9.49



ranch, french, thousand island, caesar, italian, raspberry vinaigrette, oil & vinegar





Homemade Toast

(white, cracked wheat, rye,

sourdough, veggie, pumpernickel,

texas, english muffin) 1.79


Bagel with cream cheese 2.79


Fresh Muffin 2.99


Cinnamon Roll 2.79


Sticky Bun 3.29


Stuffed Cookies 1.29



Fresh Brewed Coffee 2.09


Hot Chocolate 2.59



small 1.99 | medium 2.29 large 2.49 orange, grape, apple, cranberry, tomato



small 2.29 large 2.39

Chocolate Milk

small 2.49 | large 2.59


Hand Spun Milkshakes

vanilla, chocolate, or strawberry 4.39


Soda 2.49

coke, diet coke, sprite, cherry coke, mr.pibb, lemonade

Iced Tea

(free refills) 2.49 Hot Tea 2.59

Chicken Breast

a boneless, skinless chicken breast, served on your choice of a toasted sesame seed bun or fresh baked cracked wheat bread, with lettuce and tomato 8.99 avocado add 1.99


Barbecue Pork

shredded pork marinated in our tangy barbecue sauce, served on a toasted sesame seed bun 9.99


Brisket Sandwich

tender, sliced brisket topped with grilled onions and peppers, served on a toasted sesame seed bun 10.99


tender beef, served on a fresh baked french loaf with a side of au jus 9.49


Steak Sandwich

our 6 oz. sirloin steak grilled to order, smothered with sautéed onions and mushrooms, served open-faced on toast points 12.99


Log Cabin Burger

a juicy, 1/3 lb. grilled beef patty served on a sesame seed bun with lettuce, tomato and pickle 7.49


Bacon Double Cheeseburger

over 10 oz. of 100% pure beef grilled to your liking, crispy strips of applewood smoked bacon and melted cheese served on a fresh baked kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato and pickle.



Mushroom Swiss Burger

a 1/3 lb. burger topped with sautéed mushrooms and melted swiss cheese on a toasted sesame seed bun 9.29


Avocado Bacon Cheeseburger

a 1/3 lb. burger topped with melted jack cheese, bacon, avocado slices and alfalfa sprouts, served on our fresh baked cracked wheat bread 10.49




Lincoln Inn Special

two eggs, hash browns, homemade toast, two slices of bacon and your choice of two sausage links or one sausage patty 7.89


Lincoln Inn Classic

two eggs, two buttermilk pancakes and your choice of ham, bacon

or sausage (links or patty) 7.89


All American

two eggs, hash browns, homemade toast and your choice of ham, three slices of bacon or sausage (3 links or 2 patties) 7.29


Traditional Biscuits & Gravy

two fresh baked buttermilk biscuits smothered with our homemade sausage gravy 6.49

half order 5.99


Country Style Breakfast

fresh eggs, on top of our traditional biscuits & gravy

full order with two eggs 7.99 half order with one egg 6.99


Early Riser

two eggs and hash browns with homemade toast and jelly 5.79


Signature French Toast

a treat only available at The Lincoln Inn!

choose one of our delicious fresh baked cinnamon or pecan rolls, we will dip it in our own special egg batter and grill it to golden perfection. Served with your choice of bacon, ham or sausage

Cinnamon 7.39 Pecan 8.39 French Toast

choose your favorite fresh baked bread, dipped in our special egg batter, grilled until golden brown

two slices 5.29 three slices 5.79

with fruit and whipped cream 5.29








We look forward to seeing you!