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Contemporary Cocktails. Elevated Cuisine.
DISH is an upscale New American restaurant in the heart of downtown Lincoln. We strive to provide an unmatched dining experience from start to finish. Our dedication to our guests shines through our fresh and diverse dining menu; creative, handcrafted cocktails; and professional and knowledgeable service staff. Join us for luncheons, romantic date nights, celebrations, or even a quick snack on the way to a show. We are here to make every occasion even more memorable.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Clean menu provided to every guest
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
ALWAYS delicious...2nd time for Sunday brunch...relaxed, intimate and a brunch menu like no other here in Lincoln or...any of the other brunch spots (before pandemic) here in the US and travels out of the country...hash, chicken and waffles and greens and grains bowl this time...MORE than regular mimosa cocktails as well!...SO impressed with safety protocols too!...Sophia and Jon thank you!
Delicious food and a great gem in Lincoln! Everything was delicious. Cocktails were also greeat.
Great food and service! The duck was excellent and the butterscotch pot de creme is the best.
Lincoln is so lucky to have Dish. This was their first Brunch service and it was absolutely outstanding. Our entrees were delicious and reasonably priced. The cocktail menu was creative and refreshing. Staff and service were inviting and very informative. Looking forward to many more Sunday brunches at Dish!
Creative menu...always changing with what is available...every bite balanced and flavorful!
Every aspect of dining in during a pandemic met with all safety precautions attained!
Jon our server never lets us down...professional and always a delight...we always feel welcomed and will continue to support our friends at Dish!
Great new menus!
Very safe atmosphere everyone wearing masks and gloves.
The quality of the dish has maintained and I believe increased recently. Wonderful food reasonably priced. A little bright inside for my liking but still a great restaurant.
The best of ingredients and prep skills.
Sometimes we order just a few small plates.
Those are the best.
I enjoy a place like this that offers plenty of vegetables.
Very creative dishes.
I love the intimate, upscale yet approachable vibe at Dish. The food is creative and delicious. While the menu is not large, it is well curated. Every dish I’ve tried is expertly prepared. It's my favorite Lincoln restaurant for both special occasions and business meals because of the service, food and atmosphere. It’s quiet. You can easily carry on a conversation and hear your dinner companions.
The service is as good as the food. Attentive but not intrusive. Dish offers interesting cocktails and a nice assortment of small plates as well as main dishes. For dinner, the coconut oil seared scallops or seared short ribs are favorites. For lunch, the bulgogi bowl steak and mushroom salad are my favorites.
But we sometimes stop by after a show just to enjoy the hands-down best dessert in town – their butterscotch pots de crème. It’s divine.
From front of house welcome...our favorite server Jon (you owe us a tap dance)...divine cocktails and truly original menu choices...Dish is always consistent...the feature of clams with preserved lemons, carrot broth and carrot crepe...delicious!...if you have not been to Dish...what is stopping you? free you mind and be impressed! thank you all for Friday night!
Love this place! The food is always so good! The service is always excellent too!
Service was on point. All of the food was super delicious. I could eat the julienned snow peas every single day!
Dish has quickly become one of our favorite restaurants in Lincoln! It's a hidden gem in the downtown area! The food is unique and delicious, and I love how the menu changes every 3 months or so! Always a delight to dine here!
We have enjoyed Dish over the years, but during our last visit we found the dishes overpriced and less tasty then has been our previous experience.
If you’re looking for a place to eat that’s unique in Lincoln, the Dish is it. The menu is superb and always diverse- I’ve never been dissatisfied. I always take business- related guests there. I don’t think I’ve had the same food twice so it’s never staid and the atmosphere is cozy.
Dish offers a lovely dining experience with an inventive menu and good service.
This was our first time visit to DISH and we were very happy with our server, John, who assisted us with selections and answered our questions. The presentation of the food was beautiful and the food was great.
How do I begin to review Dish...reservation...honored...service impeccable...food phenomenal...not your Missouri Synod Lutheran Bread Pudding..when I dine at of all he big cities I have been to...Dish is at the top!...time for Rachel to audition for Chopped!...thank you all...especially Jon...perfect evening as always...we will see you soon!
We went out to chat and enjoy the food! The atmosphere was awesome food was excellent but it was a bit pricey for my liking
Always a great experience
Amazing food and excellent service. We have never had more tender filets.
Horrible staff we asked to be moved because we were by door and it was cold. Although there was 12 other tables sitting empty away from the door they said they could not accommodate our request?! Really ruined our date experience for such lousy experience
The best restaurant in Lincoln. There’s nothing else like it in town.
Dining at the Dish is an amazing experience. The food is awesome, presentation beautiful, and the staff is very attentive. Our favorite place to dine in Lincoln.
We found the entree choices very unique and enjoyed "branching out" with our choices for dinner. Each presentation was memorably artistic and the flavor combinations were absolutely delicious.
We love the Dish for date nights. We always know we can come and have a delicious & creative meal. They always make our night special & memorable.
Excellent meals, great service and timely served. Could not be better!!
One of the best restaurants in Lincoln. The food is unique, delicious, and beautiful. It's apparent that a lot of thought and work go into each dish.
Unique and delicious plates and cocktails...really unlike anything else in Lincoln! A favorite!
The Winter menu was very interesting. I particularly enjoyed a vegetarian entree, and I do not adhere to a strict plant based diet.
DISH restaurant is by far the best restaurant in Lincoln! The BEST! Chef Rachel and her team have created a thought-inspired menu that is nothing I have ever experienced in Lincoln. I could describe to you the oyster mushroom confit, the thai-spiced duck breast or the amazing coconut oil seared scallops, but I won't. My words cannot explain the creativity and imagery that DISH plates for each experience. Also, my commentary would not explain all that you can experience at DISH, since they have a seasonal rotation of their menu. That is what DISH is, an experience. There is NO restaurant like this in Lincoln. My experiences compare it to the best restaurants of NYC and London. The pistachio-curry crumb on my scallops was amazing. The Thai mole paired with the duck was fantastic! If you haven't experienced DISH, put it on your bucket list... Seasonally.
The small plates and vegetable dishes are inventive and delicious. (I haven't sampled the entrees as of yet.) The cocktails are well-conceived and balanced. Service is uniformly friendly and attentive. I was very happy to find such a forward-thinking restaurant in Lincoln.
Our servers were very attentive and knew a lot about the menu. The food was absolutely phenomenal and very good quality. However, we were seated by a window and it was pretty cold.
I went looking forward to the filet but a new menu was provided which I totally understand. Short ribs are not the same. Thanks for an enjoyable evening though. Your place is wonderful.
One of our favorite downtown Lincoln restaurants. A delicious and unique selection of food.
Lovely restaurant...unique food...one of the nicest restaurants in Lincoln!
The ambiance and service and food were wonderful. The new menu was very limited especially for my husband who doesn't like coconut. Selection very limited then because coconut was used in 2 or 3 dishes. Portions were very small and my husband still felt hungry when he left. Presentation was very nice. It will be one of those occasional places we go back to.
This is one of my favorite restaurants. The chef is great, the staff is wonderful (especially John), and I always have a great time.
Wow. Great dishes, with fantastic flavor combinations. My 18 yr old son who, despite being raised by self-declared foodies, is picky sometimes. He loved everything we ordered, including the oyster mushrooms, and he's not generally a fan of the fungi. Same with the brussel sprouts. We'll be back to try the rest of the menu. Not inexpensive, but we were satisfied with the value.
The food was both beautifully presented and delicious.
DISH Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (402) 475-9475.
DISH Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 342 OpenTable diners.
DISH Restaurant does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://dishdowntown.com/services/gift_cards.html.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.