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DISH Restaurant

4.9
4.9
760 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
For parties of more than 6 people, please call the restaurant. 402-475-9475

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.

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2 people

8:00 PM


Booked 18 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Tapas / Small Plates, Farm-to-table

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–8:30 pm Weekend Dinner Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–9:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (402) 475-9475

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Owned/operated by

    LGBTQ+, Women

  • Executive chef

    Rachel McGill

  • Private party facilities

    Host your group's next get-together at DISH Downstairs! We offer a casual, unconventional event space perfect for happy hour events, family gatherings, holiday parties, and milestone celebrations. With a customizable menu, a dedicated full-service bar, and a unique floor plan; our lower-level lounge space will set your event apart. Call the restaurant 402-475-9475 or email dishdowntown@gmail.com for more information!

  • Neighborhood

    Lincoln

  • Cross street

    11th St.

  • Parking details

    Designated parking for take out and curbside pick up available directly in front of the restaurant on O Street.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 760 people are saying

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4.9
4.9 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

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    Innovative

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    Good for groups

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Kansas City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Every meal I have had at Dish is amazing. I had the citrus salmon and the butterscotch pot de creme for dessert. I literally moaned. The wait staff is knowledgeable and never steers you wrong. The menu is curated carefully and you have options no matter what your palate desires.
  2. KR

    KarenR

    Kansas City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our food was excellent and Jon, our waiter, was fabulous! Karen
  3. LP

    LarryP

    Omaha

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food, attentive service. Perhaps best restaurant in Nebraska.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent and creative as always. Thank you for a great dinner.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The best as always!
  6. DW

    DanW

    Milwaukee

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2023

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Great dinner as always
  7. F

    Frogfan

    Chicago

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 18, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Haven't eaten here since pre-pandemic. Always good, but now is even more impressive. Keep up the amazing work!
  8. SK

    StephanieK

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food, wonderful staff. Also appreciated the Dry January mocktail options
  9. CM

    CindyM

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We dined on a Friday night and shared 4 different small plates. The Brioche was hot and so fresh and the hot honey butter was the perfect accompaniment. Next we had the chicken lollipops. They were crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, delicious! Our third was the ravioli with potato, ricotta and egg yolk. It was so silky! Our final dish was the laab. It was a great dish to finish with. Ground meat, spices, fresh slaw and a crispy rice cake! Yum! Service was good, our drinks came in a timely fashion and the food was excellent.
  10. A

    Arlekin

    San Francisco

    11 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    It is a nice place for a date,portions are small but with a nice presentation as usual:). Wine list is good worth to try. Miso salmon was really good, rack of lamb was not a rack at all it was more like one chop and the rest was a green presentation. My son was disappointed ordering that:(. They probably have to change the name of the dish or add at least a half of a rack so it would be closer to what they are offering. Nice outside seating but it was too cold so we sat inside by the window. Overall nice ambiance with a very, very limited menu. That was disappointing. Considering that Lincoln doesn’t have a lot of fine dining, I guess this is as good as it gets to try something different.
  11. B

    Brent

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    I ordered my steak medium and it came out medium rare. I should have sent it back to cook more but I didn't. I sort of got the feeling that you want to serve it medium rare no matter what the guest wants.
  12. h

    homeatlast53

    Omaha

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was wonderful! Service impeccable. Atmosphere was chic and quiet enought to converse, but not library quiet (who would want that at a restaurant??). Drinks were original and amazing. You NEED to go here and have a true dining experience.
  13. T

    Tyrol

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 6, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful place for supper, and the energy was magnificent.
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Wonderful restaurant. Great food, presentation and staff that represent the food well. We enjoy this restaurant for date night on a regular basis. Highly recommend.
  15. PM

    PatrickM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and the service are consistently fabulous!
  16. JJ

    JJP65

    Omaha

    47 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    47 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Once again , Rachel and her team created an incredible dining experience! The food and beverage pairing was perfect. Mary Pat was an incredible hostess, making everyone feel welcome. Jon is icing on the cake! He is attentive and friendly. Dish is the perfect place for any occasion!
  17. GF

    GlennF

    Omaha

    19 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    This was a New Years visit with the added activity that brings
  18. j

    jennih

    Omaha

    44 reviews

    5.0

    44 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The new year menu was fantastic. Each course had its own delicious flavor combination that was full of surprises. We also opted for the add on course of Korean fried chicken and caviar. It was amazing!! Not to mention that everything was prepared gluten free so I didn't have to miss out on any components.
  19. l

    linny45

    Omaha

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We experienced the NYE tasting menu. Fun experience.
  20. f

    foodie51

    Denver

    71 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    71 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Dish prepares plates are beautifully plated and prepared. Great variety and layers of flavor in every bite. The filet and carrots stand out as each was well seasoned.
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Haven’t been here since the new chef took ownership. Lincoln is blessed to have this level of food artistry. Best fine dining experience in Lincoln.
  22. KL

    KimL

    Omaha

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food and exceptional service. Love the small menu with seasonal options. Exactly what we were looking for!
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 24, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Great atmosphere, delicious food, there was a slight draft but we had a wonderful experience.
  24. AT

    AshlieT

    Omaha

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our party ended up trying almost half the menu plus several cocktails. Everything was so good!
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing as always. Service was perfect.
  26. SS

    SheilaS

    Omaha

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I always feel so cared for and special when I dine at Dish. No matter what I order, it is inevitably one of the best things I have ever eaten.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Richmond

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Small plates were outstanding, some of the best food I’ve ever had.
  28. r

    robertm

    Omaha

    32 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on December 10, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Small menu, but the food was really great. Would go back in a heartbeat.
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The staff was great and the food was amazing.
  30. WS

    WillS

    Omaha

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on December 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We shared wonderful dinner with family. Steak was excellent.
  31. ON

    OrestisN

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 9, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    Very nice food, cooked in a masterfull way. At our specific instance the salt was a little excessive but apart from that great!!
  32. SJ

    SJlnk

    Phoenix

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 9, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    We made reservations at Dish before seeing a show at the nearby Lied Center. We were seated right away and had drinks within only a couple of minutes. We ordered when our drinks arrived, but it did take a while to get our food. That would have been fine, but our server was overwhelmed and never came to check on our drinks. My husband and I both would've ordered another glass of wine/beer, but by the time the food arrived, we needed to eat pretty quickly to make it to the Lied in time. The food was excellent, I only wish I was able to enjoy it with a second glass of wine.
  33. FL

    FreidaL

    Omaha

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely delicious -- from the cocktails to the dessert! Everything is out of the ordinary and makes you wonder what ingredients have been missing from our regular kitchens. For starters, we had the steak tartare and 'beef & mushroom laab.' Ummm, one cold, one warm, and lovely together. Entrees were perfect -- respectively rack of lamb and the fried chicken. Portions are lovely and taste -- out of this world. We ended with the butterscotch pot de creme which I'd highly recommend (plus try sipping the Holy Moly cocktail along with this dessert -- you'll love it)!
  34. J

    Julie

    Omaha

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delightful dining experience with exceptional yummy food!
  35. KH

    KristinH

    Omaha

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on December 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We celebrated my friend from NC 45th birthday and my 50th birthday! Dish never disappoints! We shared Vanilla Sesame Brioche and lemony carrots with wheat berries, I enjoyed Beet Soup and we all had the Salmon! Delicious!
  36. J

    Jeff

    Omaha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lincoln’s hidden gem. World-class food, excellent service, and impeccable cocktails.
  37. S

    Skimama

    Denver

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We chose dish for a pre-concert meal because it was only 2 blocks from the Lied Center and our son's All State concert. It was a very good choice! Although the menu isn't huge, the food is delicious and it is all farm to table and seasonal. Everyone found something they were happy with. The drinks are also seasonal which were also very yummy! Service and ambiance were also great! Highly recommend!
  38. f

    foodsnob

    Omaha

    34 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is the only place in Lincoln that you can gets creative cooking. The food was absolutely amazing. And you definitely have to get dessert. The butter scotch pot le crème is a must.
  39. NN

    NebraskaNice

    Omaha

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on November 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We selected DISH for a introductory pre-meeting dinner with an important business associate on his first visit to Lincoln and Nebraska. Zoe and the DISH team helped him fall in love with our city and it's people! Zoe allowed easy conversation and a leisurely dinner while also being friendly, professional and attentive to water glasses. We picked an assortment of shareable dishes and couldn't pick a favorite as they were each delightful. At the end of the evening, our guest said it best, "this is the best first date I've ever had and Nebraska will never again be considered fly-over country in my mind!" Thanks for a fabulous atmosphere and meal to impress our client!
  40. CL

    CaroleL

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful restaurant with lovely choices on the menu.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated

FAQs

DISH Restaurant is rated 4.9 stars by 760 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

8:00 PM


Booked 18 times today
Google Map for DISH Restaurant

1100 O Street, Lincoln, NE 68508

Additional information

  • Cross street

    11th St.

  • Neighborhood

    Lincoln

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–8:30 pm Weekend Dinner Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–9:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Tapas / Small Plates, Farm-to-table

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Designated parking for take out and curbside pick up available directly in front of the restaurant on O Street.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Owned/operated by

    LGBTQ+, Women

  • Executive chef

    Rachel McGill

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (402) 475-9475

  • Private party facilities

    Host your group's next get-together at DISH Downstairs! We offer a casual, unconventional event space perfect for happy hour events, family gatherings, holiday parties, and milestone celebrations. With a customizable menu, a dedicated full-service bar, and a unique floor plan; our lower-level lounge space will set your event apart. Call the restaurant 402-475-9475 or email dishdowntown@gmail.com for more information!

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