Lincoln Tavern & Restaurant doesn’t really look like any of its neighbors in Southie. Even its facade stands out. Sandwiched between illuminated signs for a CVS and South Boston Chinese Restaurant, the name is painted on the brick building in bold white letters framed by lights. It’s more of a marquee. And that’s exactly what Lincoln is at the moment. It’s the star attraction in a neighborhood hungry for something besides another sports bar serving limp quesadillas.
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