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Top bar recommendations from locals

Cocktail Bar
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“This authentic portrayal of a prohibition bar. Kept secret, like in the past, learn the rules and signs to find it before you go.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“One of my favorite places to grab a unique slice of pizza and try a new beer!”
  • 16 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“One of our favorite steak houses and home to Empyrean Ales! It is located in the downtown Haymarket but we are close to "O" Street which allows a straight shot downtown.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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“Experience a taste of Indian in the downtown Haymarket! One of Lincoln's finest and well-established Indian restaurants.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Plaza
“Catch the game on the Cube, party before or after the game/ concert, or go ice skating in the winter. This is the place to be before or after the big event. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“It's a small gem in Lincoln's downtown that is known for its quality live blues and jazz music!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“This hidden gem is a fabulous place to go and enjoy a nice glass of whiskey or a killer martini!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Mod, hip and lively. Try the reverse happy hour. We love the cowgirl roll! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Their make your own burgers are to live for! The combinations of sauces to meat are a flavor burst in your mouth. Also give their poutine a try! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Beer Bar
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“Enjoy a large food menu and their rotating 112 taps that feature beers from Nebraska and elsewhere around the world. If you're not in the mood for a beer, you can get a glass of wine, hard cider, or a cocktail from our full bar along with Pepsi products.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Boiler Brewing Company Great beer, great service, great space. Boiler Brewing Company and tap room is located in downtown Lincoln in the historic Grand Manse building. The stately stature of the Grand Manse is accurately reflected in the bold beers that brewmaster Tim Thomssen prefers to make. Aside from the ever-rotating list of beers, mead, and cider, food is also available.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent food reasonably priced with a good atmosphere. Very close and walkable in nice weather. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Chef-inspired dinner service. Delivering only the freshest, gourmet ingredients for recipes from around the world.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Marz is a great place to go if you would like somewhere chill, romantic, dark and dreamy. Great drinks.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Live-music venue in a renovated 1930s movie theater, with multiple bars mixing craft cocktails.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“0.9 miles = The StarLite is a fun step into the past of high class lounges. You will love their broad menu of specialty drinks and the vintage atmosphere is worth a peek. Our adult kids introduced us to the StarLite. ”
  • 5 locals recommend