We go to Venue ona regular basis and have never been disappointed. Service is exceptional, food is always prepared just right and the wine list has something for everyone’s budget. Lots of options all around. Happy Hour is a great bargain, too.
We were there to celebrate our anniversary; the complementary champagne was good and a nice touch. We brought our own wine and Tuesday is no corkage fee, so that was nice! Our salads, the Surf ‘n Turf, the Press Coffee were all very good. The Dry B/I Strip Steak was excellent!! The Tiramisu was kind of disappointing. Our server, Cortney, was efficient, knowledgeable and very nice.
This was the first time my wife and I had eaten at this restaurant and it was amazing! The only slight down side was the a/c or fan was blowing on us, but this was more of a very mild irritant and once the food arived, we didn't notice it any longer. The server was outstanding. Just a fantastic place to eat. We will go again.
Love this place, it's our favorite! Great food and great service!
Always a good choice. One of the best burgers in Lincoln if that's what you're going for or otherwise there is always something on the menu that will attract your tastebuds
Two in our party tried Faroe Salmon from the menu, and it was very good! Our reservation was in the bar area, and we were all pleased with the service.
The Venue is a wonderful spot to meet friends for a week night dinner!
We had skipped Venue for about three years because the food had gotten so mediocre. Needing to entertain work guests the evening of a big concert at PBA, and thus wanting to avoid downtown, we booked at Venue. The food was quite good, and the service excellent. So much so that I suggested another work dinner be held there during the last week, and we have another scheduled for next week (which I may move after our Friday evening experience). Our trip to Venue last Friday can best be described as cold. They had us at the worst, coldest table in the restaurant, which caused our food to become quite cold rather quickly. The service also was pretty frosty, with the server spending the vast majority of time at a very needy, disruptive table nearby. It was all she could do to offer one refill on tea and water. She never bothered to check how our food turned out. I will not be dining here on my own dime again any time soon.
It's a good place to just eat dinner and have a casual talk with friends, family, or your significant other.
Outstanding respect for our meeting. The food was absolutely terrific.
Amazing food, had the scallops and bacon entrée and it was amazing... Great atmosphere for a date night, dining with customers, etc. Highly recommend.
Food was ok, nothing special. Place itself is very nice and clean, much appreciated.
I made a reservation here for a date night and it was everything I could have hoped for. The service was amazing, everyone was very polite and professional with a bit of wit; which was welcomed.
I had the Ahi Tuna appetizer, it was well prepared, delicious and light enough fare to leave room for the entree.
My girlfriend had Three from the Sea, a seafood dish and she loved it.
I had the Surf and Turf, Rare and it was perfect.
I would suggest this place to anyone.
Service with Anelle...impeccable!...food is always top notch...Venue is a favorite because of Anelle, Barrie and Alyssa...
The spinach and salmon salad is delicious. My only irk is it's a very loud place even when it's not busy.
Went for 25th anniversary. We will definitely be back. Great food, drinks, and service. Fairly pricey menu, but worth it and nice portions.
Great date night place.
Food was very good. Loved the bread and flavored butter and oil. Only negative was we thought 13 dollars for a glass of wine e was excessive. Didn't ask for anything special. Just a white to go with 3 by sea dinner. Don't know if we got a high dollar wine or a glass of yellowtail.
This was a great experience for my wife and I. The food was superb. The noise level was busy and energetic, but it was a wonderful fun environment. Because it was so busy, the service wasn't the fastest, but they were very kind and attentive. We greatly enjoyed it.
We had a very good experience recently when celebrating our anniversary. We started in the lounge with excellent service and very good cocktails during happy hour. We then headed into the restaurant for dinner. Our server was very attentive and professional. We both enjoyed our meals and we were offered a glass of champagne for our anniversary. A very nice touch and a very good overall experience!
Annika, the waitress, was awesome.
Great food, attentive service. Our entire table enjoyed their meal. As a Celiac, I was thrilled that they had many gluten free options and understood cross contamination concerns. I got to have sweet potato fries and crab cakes for the first time in ages!
We have been to the Venue in the past and have enjoyed the ambience and the food. However, it has been a while since we have been there and have to say we were quite disappointed this time. The appetizers were bland and over priced. One of our steaks had so much gristle it was almost inedible and the other was nothing special although the salmon and the wine were quite good. The noise level was a distraction to conversation and the dining experience.
Our waiter was great but it took 45 min to get food. Yeah we got a nice discount but we don't plan on returning.
I was in town for a little over week on a business trip and after hearing several people mention this place I decided to try it out. When you walk in you notice what a modern looking place it is and combine that with the circular main dining area it is a cool space. I sat down and immediately decided on a special which was a 14oz Delmonico that I ordered with the six pepper crust. For the sides I opted for the roasted fingerlings and the risotto. When my food out it wasn't served on traditional plate but a piece of wood, almost like a cutting block which I thought was quite clever and perfect for a steak place. The steak was simply amazing! It cut beautifully just like you would expect for a steak you are paying that much for. The sides were great and the meal was absolutely wonderful. The service was just what you expect, tentative but not overbearing and there when you needed them. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this place for a nice night out.
Initially we we were held up while being seated, but once we sat down it was a wonderful experience.
The Delmonico ribeye was expertly prepared. The grilled salmon with bernaise was excellentl.
This restaurant is locally owned and is an exceptional value.
Venue never disappoints. It is a "go to" for us when we want a nice dinner at a nice place. Patrick was out server and he was a pro. he took great care of us all evening.
The food was amazing. I had Three by the Sea. My wife had a pork dish. A bit noisy because the place was completely full. I reserved a table for 2 but was seated a table meant for 4. (Not that big of a deal, but I made the reservation hoping for the table for 2.)
Wonderful evening and meal. Our server was very professional and attentive.
We really enjoyed our time at Venue. We went here for a late Valentine's date and it did not disappoint.
We went there for a birthday and the staff was very accommodating by fulfilling a special request by having a dessert with a birthday candle at the table before seating us. Not only that the duck is well seasoned and properly cooked. Great time all around.
Absolutely love this restaurant! A beautiful place to enjoy dinner or lunch . Also, Gaye is an amazing server. She is fun, kind and very prompt. Venue is very accommodating.
From out of state visiting our daughter who goes to school in Lincoln. Second time we have dined there and it was excellent both times
Despite having the reservation, they didn't have a table so we sat in the bar. We both had something wrong with our orders when they came out, but it was corrected. Not the best experience I've had there.
Venue consistently delivers an excellent meal. Their Filet Mignon is expertly grilled to your desired temp; tender and delicious! For a refreshing change in cocktail, I recommend the Sloe Down...pleasant surprise!
The crab bisque was to die for. I wanted to kick out my cup. The Berkshire pork chop was done perfectly moist and seasoned wonderfully. My peach Manhattan was one if the best I have ever had.
Excellent as always! The ambience, food quality, and service is always exceptional. This is one of the top three restaurants in Lincoln, in my opinion.
Wonderful, delicious food! Great service by Cody, our waiter and cook Tristan! Lobster ragions, recommended, were delicious! Wine selection was perfect! Special attention was given for my daughter’s birthday! Wonderful surprise!
A wonderful dinner with excellent service
Always a great experience great options for drinks, servers always friendly and helpful. The ambience is relaxing, The food is great and in a timely fashion .
Always a pleasant dining experience. Noise level (a big deal with me) is sufficiently low to carry on a conversation but not so low as to only hear the clinking of silverware. Wait staff was friendly, engaged and helpful but not overly aggressive or annoying. Food was well prepared and well presented. Management was quick to acknowledge an error (before I noticed it) and make appropriate compensation. This establishment has an excellent reputation and certainly lived up to it during this most recent visit.
The Venue is a fabulous restaurant with the best food in town and service to match. It's a little more expensive than most restaurants, but the food and experience are well worth it.