Screamer's Dining & Cabaret

4.7
175 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Screamers Dining and Cabaret, A family restaurant and home of the Midwest singing servers. We offer a dining and entertainment experience like no other in Nebraska or the Midwest at large. Named for UNL’s iconic Show Choir The Scarlet and Cream Singers (a.k.a. “Screamers”) Screamers Dining and Cabaret boasts a mouth-watering, diverse menu coupled with live entertainment and exceptional customer service. Situated in the historic Haymarket district of Lincoln, Nebraska, the high-class decor leaves diners feeling as though they've been transported to a posh New York City hot spot. The entertainment is topnotch and always family friendly. From Kids night Tuesdays, Date night Wednesdays and special spotlight performances including standup comedy on Sundays, there is something for everyone at Screamers Dining and Cabaret where it's always OK to sing at the table!!!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 175 people are saying
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4.7
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100% of people would recommend it to a friend
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ToddK
Omaha
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Very entertaining, good food, nice booth, dinner theater atmosphere

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Passport touring and date night with the spouse.

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ColletteF
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. I love music and the selections were very good. The food was very tasteful although selections are limited. Our waitress just happened to be someone who grew up in the same area of the state that we did so we really enjoyed chatting with her about our hometown and mutual friends.

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vipBadBrad
Omaha
49 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Food was good. Servers were generally good singers but it can be very loud. Bartender was the best entertainer when he was on stage.

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Tari
Omaha
7 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

You might be tempted to have a night at Screamers for the entertainment...but the food is excellent! Screamers is great fun to a special occasion, or for an evening of surprise and delight.

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OpenTable Diner
Omaha
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a great place for not only food but amazing talent and entertainment

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PauletteG
Omaha
6 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Screamers is my favorite restaurant in Lincoln. Its always fun to take a friend who's never been like I did this week. They are always delightfully surprised at the topnotch food, service and entertainment. Screamers is a jewel and we are so blessed to have it here.

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DawnD
Omaha
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took my family there with 3 kids and we loved it! Food was great, entertainment was great! We highly recommend and will be back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Omaha
9 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

You go for the entertainment, and find the food is among the best in Lincoln!

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JimH
Omaha
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent and the singers as good as any America's Got Talent contestants. Every one was highly talented. We will return with friends.

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OpenTable Diner
Omaha
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

This is an experience I have never encountered elsewhere. All the servers take their turn singing and performing. Food is great as well!! Truly unique to Lincoln.

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TrishaH
Omaha
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

What a fun atmosphere everyone is so nice and they sing really good.

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OpenTable Diner
Omaha
1 review
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Calamari way over cooked

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a great experience. On 02/20 We took took our 13 and 10 year olds and had an amazing time. Staff worked together to keep eachother covered while they sang and the food was amazing. Fred our server was courteous knowledgeable and efficient. *Don't Forget to Have a Reservation*

Thank you Screamers! We will be back.

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PauletteG
Omaha
6 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Screamers is our favorite restaurant. The food is consistently very good. No one does brussel sprouts like they do and the bruschetta is great too. The short ribs melt in your mouth,, the steak is always tender and the chicken is delicious.. We love Kevin and his entire crew. They are topnotch servers and singers. This is a Lincoln jewel. Family friendly entertainment. Love love love!

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NancyE
Omaha
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We had a wonderful time dining at Screamer’s! The food was very tasty, the service was great, and the singer’s were excellent. We were thoroughly entertained.

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BUZZY
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

very enjoyable experience. I was the only one that had the fish, not impressed, but with limited help because of the the COVID I know that it is hard to balance delivery. They can REALLY sing! I am planning on returning, but this time ordering like everyone else..

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Bad2mad
Omaha
28 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Entertainment and food was great as always. The special menu didn't have some favorite items. There were not many patrons to get involved with the show which is unfortunate. Still a gem that we are glad to support during this tough time.

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vipWilliamL
Chicago
45 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

It was awesome! The servers also are cabaret performers, and all were excellent. It’s definitely worth trying!

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Heidi
Omaha
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time visiting Screamers. It was a lot of fun. We loved the food and the singing. We will definitely be back.

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CrisP
Tampa
5 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Love this place!

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CrazyT
Omaha
3 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Fun night! There were 6 tables celebrating birthdays and they made it so fun. Happy birthday song with everyone's name in the song. Great food as well. Very friendly servers and very clean.

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JonathanP
Omaha
5 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, we were thrilled with our experience at Screamer's. They were running a date-night special for Restaurant Week, which meant we got a lot of great food for an excellent value. Haylee was our server, and was wonderful, as she always is. She is a very talented performer and an attentive server, so we really enjoy when she is working!

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PauletteG
Omaha
6 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Favorite restaurant. Took granddaughters, 20 somethings, for their first time. They absolutely loved it. Kevin sang a request which was lovely. And we tried 2 new dishes...the penne which was delicious and the braised short ribs. Delectably tender. Our new favorite dish. Highly recommend Screamers for its ambience, food, fun drinks, and TALENTED singing staff.

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vipmama24
Omaha
2 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and entertainment as always!! We love Screamers!!

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PauletteG
Omaha
6 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite Lincoln restaurant. Great food, talented vocalists, friendly staff and atmosphere. Noise level good for conversations at the table. Highly recommend Screamers for family fun or date night. They cover all the bases!❤🤍💙🧡💛💚🤎💜

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JulieP
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and entertainment, and safe COVID practices are being maintained (physical separation of diners, mask use and menus that can be sanitized).

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Food was good, a little too much char on the steak, but overall good. Servers were amazing, friendly and helpful.

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JJONES1976
Cincinnati
7 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience5

The atmosphere is really nice. The singer's for the special event they were hosting were pretty good! The steak was a little fatty. The brussel sprouts had a good taste but a little more firm than I like.

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DawnC
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely a must if your visiting Lincoln and you like good food and awesome entertainment!

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PauletteG
Omaha
6 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite Lincoln restaurant. We eat out a couple times a month but will always go to Screamers for one of those times. The food is delicious and served with skill, fun, energy and love. Saying the staff is multi talented is an understatement. Each one of them is a rock star. Once you know why it’s called Screamers you begin to see the heart of a man, Kevin, the owner, who loves people and loves to entertain. This is a true Lincoln gem. And maybe my favorite thing is they will sing for the crowd who’s there. Friday night there were a couple of kids so some Disney and Muppet songs made the stage. Love, love, love!!!

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GlendaH
Omaha
2 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a fun venue with live entertainment while you dine. The food was excellent. Servers/entertainers were very good. A good choice for family outings.

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OpenTable Diner
Omaha
2 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, the entertainment, and the service make Screamers our go-to place. I highly recommend!!

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ShelleyW
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Put this on your bucket list!!! Outstanding singers! The food is delicious! You must try the pumpkin spice Maple cheesecake! Yummy!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Such a fun atmosphere and great performers! Would highly recommend visiting this great establishment!

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bigredrik
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Will definitely be back. Would have liked to have heard more singing while we were there but they were swamped with guests so there is only so much a person can do.

So much fun!

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CrisP
Tampa
5 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Singing was amazing! Food great! Service great! Loved it!

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SusanW
Kansas City
3 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great to see a packed house this past Sunday evening. Entertainment was delightful and food was superb.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Omaha
9 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The quality of the food and the entertainment never ceases to amaze me. Every time we go there, we like it more!

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CindyH
Omaha
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great entertainment and great service! Took a friend that hadn’t been there before and they loved it and are going back! Room was full so many others must feel the same!

FAQs

Screamer's Dining & Cabaret offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (531) 500-2550.

Screamer's Dining & Cabaret is rated 4.7 stars by 175 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.