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Wilderness RidgeWilderness Ridge
399 reviews
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Contemporary American | Lincoln, Lincoln

Beautiful place! Great service and very inviting. Good came out fast and fresh. Ordered a cheese platter, not a fan, but it was presented nicely. More

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Baela RoseBaela Rose
352 reviews
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Contemporary American | Midtown, Omaha

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Finally ventured in for the first time and was very pleased. Food is very interesting, in a good way. Excellent choices for people with food restrictions. I look forward to returning. More

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The Oven - Downtown1. The Oven - Downtown
118 reviews
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Indian | Lincoln, Lincoln

The Oven is the pearl of the Haymarket, with a unmatched wine list. The food, the service, the management, and the ambience of this establishment would serve as a solid foundation for any special occasion. More

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DISH Restaurant2. DISH Restaurant
163 reviews
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American | Lincoln, Lincoln

Best restaurant in Lincoln, hands down. Food, ambiance, service--all impeccable. More

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JTK Cuisine & Cocktails3. JTK Cuisine & Cocktails
181 reviews
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Contemporary French / American | Lincoln, Lincoln

Went after Husker Basketball game. Only negative was drinks were slow to come. As well as the bottle of wine we ordered. Server said the bartender was slammed. Otherwise all was fine. More

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Piedmont Bistro by Venue4. Piedmont Bistro by Venue
361 reviews
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American | Lincoln, Lincoln

All was perfect, the French Onion soup is marvelous. I have never experienced better. Our only thought is that our food arrived almost too soon. So we enjoyed coffee and chatting and people watching. Thoroughly the experience and I am set to return SOONl Jan Mowrey More

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Green Flash Brewhouse & Eatery5. Green Flash Brewhouse & Eatery
23 reviews
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Brewery | Lincoln, Lincoln

Love this place! Plan to bring friends again soon. More

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Copal Progressive Mexican RestaurantCopal Progressive Mexican Restaurant
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Mexican | Lincoln, Lincoln

No need for reservations -- just call or come on in!

Named after a tree used in ceremonies throughout the Mexican state of Oaxaca, Copal is a family owned restaurant serving progressive Mexican cuisine. Inspired by our own family recipes and indigenous flavors from Central and Southern Mexico, our menu is a fusion of pre-Hispanic fare and modern culinary trends. Every dish is made with high-quality, hard-to-find ingredients, all to bring the most authentic and freshest flavor with every bite. We’re proud to share our roots, our culture, and most of all, our cuisine with friends and neighbors in Lincoln.More

Issara Modern Asian CuisineIssara Modern Asian Cuisine
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Asian | Lincoln, Lincoln

A little about Issara Issara (it-sah-rah) means “freedom” in Thai, and Issara takes pride in enjoying the freedom of life and, of course, excellent, pan-asian dishes. The owners and managers of Blue Orchid of Lincoln, NE, started Issara wanting to expand their Asian flavors beyond just Thai, including Chinese, Japanese and Korean. We hope you come and enjoy these rare and delicious flavors with us!More

Koen Japanese BBQ & SushiKoen Japanese BBQ & Sushi
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Japanese | Lincoln, Lincoln

Welcome to KOEN, a unique Japanese BBQ and Sushi experience! Sharing a meal has always been a cultural cornerstone that brings people together from all walks of life. KOEN in Japanese simply means, “A gathering place” where creating lasting memories with family, friends, and loved ones is built right into your table, literally!


KOEN is the only restaurant in Lincoln, NE where you can enjoy authentic Japanese BBQ flavors pre-marinated and brought to you plated and ready to grill to your liking. Every guest becomes a world-class chef with personal smoke-less grills built right into each table. Specially designed ventilation systems pull smoke away and vent completely outside, so you can relax in a clean and healthy atmosphere. And if family style grilling isn’t your goal, come in and relax with an Asian inspired cocktail, partake in daily happy hour specials, or order fresh-made sushi for dine in or carry out. Online ordering is also available.More

Screamer's Dining & CabaretScreamer's Dining & Cabaret
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American | Lincoln, Lincoln

Screamers Dining and Cabaret offers a dining and entertainment experience like no other in Nebraska or the Midwest at large. Situated in the historic Haymarket district of Lincoln, Nebraska, Screamers Dining and Cabaret offers classic American cuisine while providing live musical performances featuring the restaurant staff comprised of the hottest up-and-coming local talent. tep into a different decade every weekday for lunch. 50s Monday, 60s Tuesday, 70s Wednesday, 80s Thursday, 90s Friday, etc. Enjoy a delicious lunch as the talented staff performs the most popular music from the featured era. The period costumes the staff wears makes you feel as though you have transported back in time.More

Discover Lincoln

When you dine out at Lincoln restaurants, you may expect fresh beef to be featured in many menu options. You will not be disappointed with the delicious possibilities available. Many steakhouses in the area source their beef locally to provide you with fresh filet mignon, juicy porterhouse steaks and other selections. You can also savor a country-style experience with beef ribs, baked beans and more at local barbecue joints. Pizza is always a family favorite, and you can find an extensive range of veggie and meat toppings at the casual and finer pizzerias and Italian restaurants throughout the Lincoln area. From fruit-filled crepes at bakeries to curry dishes at Indian venues, you will love the options available in Lincoln.