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About Timber Dining Room at Lied Lodge & Conference Center

For nature-inspired dining at its best, enjoy a meal in the Timber Dining Room at Lied Lodge & Conference Center, Nebraska City, Nebraska.

We serve local, sustainable entrees under soaring timbers and alongside sweeping views of Arbor Day Farm.

Our menu is always changing to reflect what's fresh for the season, bringing nature's best fruits, vegetables, meats, and cheeses to your table.

Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with outdoor dining available seasonally.

We look forward to serving you in the Timber Dining Room at Lied Lodge.

2700 Sylvan Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 10:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 7:00am - 11:00am.
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm, Saturday: 11:00am - 2:00pm.
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm.
Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 2:00pm.
Library Lounge serves a special menu nightly from 4:00 pm- 10:00 pm

Cross Street:
Steinhart Park Road

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(402) 873-8740

Website:
http://www.liedlodge.org/dining

Entertainment:
Enjoy live music from our grand piano during Sunday brunch. Live entertainment also offered on select holidays: Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Parking Details:
Free, on-site parking.

Public Transit:
Not available.

Executive Chef:
Jeffrey Miller

Private Party Facilities:
Weddings, birthday parties, anniversary celebrations... the best events are made even more memorable with fantastic food. In the Timber Dining Room at Lied Lodge, you're sure to find delicious menu selections that suit your event, your attendees, and your budget. It's our pleasure to make recommendations and help guide you through the choices. Please call the sales team at (402) 873-8705 or email at sales@arbordayfarm.org to get started.

Private Party Contact:
Sales Team: (402) 873-8705

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Timber Dining Room at Lied Lodge & Conference Center Ratings and Reviews

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4.0

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4.2

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4.5

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3.7

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90% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Brunch (17)
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Good for a Date (15)
Worth the Drive (15)
Good for Anniversaries (11)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Romantic (11)
Good for Groups (10)
Sunday Lunch (10)
Good for Birthdays (9)
Local Ingredients (9)
Seasonal (9)
Casual (9)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Cozy (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
Disabled Access (6)
Great for Lunch (6)
Authentic (5)
Comfort Food (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Fun (4)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Live Music (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Business Meals (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Healthy (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
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 (Kansas City)·Dined 3 days ago

Great service and very good good! We really enjoyed our trip there!

Tags: Seasonal, Good for a Date
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Wife and I did our usual New Year’s Day Brunch at the Lied Center in Nebraska City.
Our reservation was at 11:45, and the dining room was nearly empty.
I thought one of the meats was to be prime rib, but I was wrong.
We did the salad bar which was okay.
The main line had brunch items. I skipped the breakfast items and went for the bean, baby carrot and sliced pepper strip entrée, which was hot and good.
There was a container of quartered, browned potatoes, which I had some of, then to the carved sirloin.
The vegetables were good, but cutting the quartered potatoes was impossible with the table knife, and cutting the sirloin was equally difficult.
I think the quartered potatoes were leftovers from another meal, and the sirloin possibly left over from Thanksgiving.
The “cheesecake” turned out to be a rather tart lemon filling in a mini pie crust. The little chocolate cupcakes were really good, but the half Oreo cookie on top was rather soggy.
The chairs near the window looked comfortable, until you sat down, and I thought I was going to fall through. These chairs need to be replaced!
Two $18.00 meals cost me @$44.00 with all the taxes.
I just don’t think we’ll be going there again.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

The food quality was poor. Over cooked tasteless mixed vegetables, the rice was tasteless with a mushy texture and no seasoning, the lamb had a beautiful presentation but was strong and of poor quality. The roast beef was good, but odd not to have a potato option with roast beef. Rolls were dry, chocolate cake was not worth the calories, dry and a grainy texture. Waffles were good, Salad bar was nice, the omelette was very good. All told, not a meal we would return for.

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

We love this place! So peaceful and always a great fit, for any occasion.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Romantic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Took 3 attempts to get a HOT cup of coffee! Served in thermo-pots and was lukewarm by time it would get to us. Waitress was attentive and brought freshly brewed pots directly to table to solve the problem. Soups were also lukewarm and had to be reheated.

Tags: Seasonal, Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on December 27, 2017

My husband and I spent the last few days at the lodge. The accommodations and food are excellent. Very nice staff, great choices, large portions. Looking forward to going back again.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Authentic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Disabled Access, Scenic View, Romantic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Casual
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·Dined on December 26, 2017

Always a favorite place for special occasions. Great buffet.

Tags: Seasonal, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Casual, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Excellent dining. Christmas Eve dinner was quiet and very high quality

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

The food was delicious. It was pricey, but we were not disappointed at all.

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 (Omaha)·Dined on December 17, 2017

It was good! Wished there would have been a little more selection for food but overall good

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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Went in for Sunday Brunch with Santa and very much enjoyed it. The food was excellent, service staff was excellent, and Santa was Excellent. My kids enjoyed it, as did we.
The carved whole roasted sirloin was pretty top notch. Looking forward to going back.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Fun, Casual, Seasonal, Gluten Free Options, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Great Beer, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Quick Bite, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

food and service was on point. a little disappointed that their wasn't a hot sea-food dish but, the cold smoked salmon was a descent substitute. maybe add a second vegi to the steamed carrots. all in all a great venue. will be back.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Afternoon Coffee, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Afternoon Tea, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

We invited family for Thanksgiving Buffet. We had previously had brunch months ago and were very satisfied, so we expected good food and nice atmosphere for Thanksgiving.
Waitress was ok. But food was a major disappointment.
Turkey and mashed potatoes Ok, but what is Thanksgiving without stuffing and Turkey gravy?
When we first started at buffet there was not any Au-Jus,for the beef , which we found to be hard to even cut. This should not have even been included it, it was that bad. No butter , we ordered from kitchen. At least dessert was acceptable.
A major black eye for Arbor from all of us an embarrassing disapointment for us after an hour drive and certainly will not look to any buffet in the future or recommendation.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Great atmosphere! Good food.

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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Dinner buffet is $25 dollars.....pricey for the hot food being cold. And we were seated right when they opened. So not sure how long the food had been sitting there.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

We went to the Timber Dining room to celebrate my birthday. It was a great evening and we are hoping to come back again. We have eaten at the Timber Dining Room before and have always been satisfied with the food and the service.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Great for Lunch
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 22, 2017

As usual, our Sunday lunch was stellar! Service was great, food scrumptious, reservations on time, and handled our special needs (window for great view). I would highly recommend the Timber Dining Room at The Lied Center!

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Casual, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Fun
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

In my opinion this was lackluster food at best; I would compare it to your standard hotel conference quality. Despite arriving right when the breakfast buffet started, I found most of the food was cold and dry. Good flavors and plenty of options however. The lodge itself is gorgeous and so was the view.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Excellent food and presentation. The dining hall is exactly that...it looks like a cafeteria dining area; however, the food could have been served at an upscale restaurant. I took pictures of my food because my plate looked so pretty. If you are looking for good food, it's great. If you are looking for romantic or upscale environment, maybe not this restaurant.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 19, 2017

The quality of the food was a disappointment. It just didn't match the rest of the experience. However the quality keep me from complaining about the quantity. I had a brisket sandwich which was covered with a whole lot of green leaves but little else.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Disabled Access
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·Dined on October 19, 2017

Cindy was great. Very prompt, professional, and courteous. Thanks.

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·Dined on October 17, 2017

Beautiful restaurant in a beautiful lodge in small town Nebraska. Worth the drive.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Cozy, Disabled Access, Comfort Food, Casual, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Romantic, Sunday Lunch
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 (Omaha)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Service was excellent! We have eaten the breakfast buffet at the Timber Room many times and the food is quite good. There is a variety of choices. Nice setting and this time they did seat us by the window so had wonderful view. Will definitely go back to this place.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Everything at Lied Lodge is top notch and this restaurant is no exception. Delicious food, great service, beautiful atmosphere.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 12, 2017

Excellent surroundings and view, good food at a decent price, friendly staff. We plan on staying at the lodge and dining here again!

Tags: Scenic View, Casual, Healthy, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Great service and atmosphere. Corn chowder was very bland. Steak cooked perfectly. Asparagus under done. Nice lodge and location

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on September 24, 2017

always an enjoyable fall outing, good food, good weather, just a good day

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Worth the Drive, Casual
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Excellent service- do not require a customer to write more than what is an honest evaluation as this forces one to make up a statement

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Organic, Scenic View, Fun
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

$34 filet was pricy for the quality; prime rid was tough
Very expensive for the quality of food.
Nice building and view.

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·Dined on September 22, 2017

The food and service was very good. We go there when we want to get away for an afternoon.

Tags: Casual, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 20, 2017

We live in Colorado and we're traveling to Indiana. Decided to take an alternate route to get off busy I-80. I had attended def a conference there many years ago and have wanted to share the experience with my husband. We were not disappointed We will be back
Kathy Loken

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Disabled Access, Scenic View
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·Dined on September 18, 2017

Excellent food, nice view, good service - - a little pricy.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

My husband always stop in for Sunday Brunch after going to the car show during the Apple Jack Festival. Timber Dining Room has a clean quiet environment and a beautiful view of grounds and Morton house. I've been trying to talk my husband into spending a Thanksgiving weekend at the lodge.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Casual, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Disabled Access, Hot Spot, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Afternoon Tea, Seasonal, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch
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 (Omaha)·Dined on September 17, 2017

We dined here during the annual Applejack Festival. We recieved polite and friendly service upon arrival and we're seated right away. Food was excellent, especially the cold smoked salmon. The brunch menu provided an omlet station, waffle bar, salads, standard hot breakfast items, 3 hot lunch proteins including a carving station, hot potatoes & vegetables, and a nice dessert selection. The grand views from dining room and outdoor seating equally match the interior design and feel of this charming place. Its located in a great hotel on a beautiful property. This place is a must see when visiting Nebraska City.

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View, Seasonal, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Afternoon Coffee, Cozy, Special Occasion, Live Music, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (Omaha)·Dined on September 16, 2017

We have dinner, stay in the hotel and then have breakfast the following morning. Always a great experience for us!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Omaha)·Dined on September 15, 2017

It's always a great experience for us. We always make it a getaway. So we stay the night at the lodge and always have dinner and then breakfast in the morning!

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Business Meals
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·Dined on September 14, 2017

Our service was horrible! The food was not of any quality for the amount charged. The atmosphere was very quiet.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on September 14, 2017

It was great. Thanks. We certainly enjoyed ourselves.

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·Dined on September 10, 2017

Went for Sunday brunch. Overall the food was good but not outstanding. Was told that the brunch included fresh fruit but none the day we came. The desserts were pretty lackluster. The meat items were good.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Steak was awesome. Small in size but delicious. Airline chicken was great! Apple pie was great. Biscuits for strawberry shortcake were a little hard. Service was perfect and sitting outside was the best!!

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