Top 10 Steakhouses In Lincoln, Nebraska

steakhouses in lincoln

Lincoln is known as the second-most-populous city in Nebraska, and once you visit the area, you’ll understand why. Here, you could always do so much, like visit music festivals, attend sports games, or just enjoy the restaurants in the city. Eating is always a good choice when traveling, and Lincoln would not disappoint you because of the number of cuisines restaurants offer here. However, American food will always be a classic to anyone. Are you planning a trip here to Lincoln anytime soon? Make sure you don’t miss out on the steakhouses here because it’s such a good and enjoyable experience for tourists and locals. The city is home to some of the best steakhouses you’ll find in the country. Curious as to where you should eat steak? You don’t have to worry as we already listed down the best. Read on to find out the top steakhouses in Lincoln, Nebraska you should try.

1. Rodizio Grill

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Ever wondered what Brazilian steak takes like? Look no further as Rodizio Grill is here to serve you a taste of Brazil. The Grill has a wide variety of meat you could choose from and is often cooked with so many flavors and seasoning. Aside from the delicious meat choices, they also have a world-cuisine buffet you can opt to choose from. For desserts, they added a savory twist, so they’re definitely a must-try. The ambiance of the place is very peaceful, clean, and inviting. You could also watch your food cook over a rotisserie stovetop. Leave happy and satisfied after your dining experience.

Rodizio Grill

Address: 737 P Street, Lincoln, NE 68508

Website: Rodizio Grill

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 11am - 3pm, 3pm - 9pm; Mon - Tue: 5pm - 9pm; Wed - Thu: 11am - 2pm, 5pm - 9pm; Fri: 11am - 2pm, 3pm - 9pm

2. Single Barrel

Smoked Brisket
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Single Barrel makes sure to nail your meal every single time. Whether you want it to be well-done, medium-rare, or rare, they always cook your meat depending on how you want it. Their smoked brisket, PB&J pork chop, and their 18-ounce (510-gram) steak are a few of their bestsellers here. Food and drinks here could be quite pricey, but you’ll find it reasonable because of its wonderful flavors and taste. The restaurant is old-school wherein its just a large, open dining room with an open kitchen. You’ll certainly love the fast and friendly service of the staff here, too.

Single Barrel

Address: 130 North 10th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508-3601

Website: Single Barrel

Opening hours: Sun: 11am - 11pm; Mon - Sat: 11am - 11pm

3. Misty's Steakhouse and Lounge

USDA Prime Rib-eye
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Something to look forward to in Misty’s Steakhouse and Lounge is their finest prime rib, which is their specialty. Their flavors are a product of a home-made recipe that adds to the taste of their various meats. Their seasoning is actually being sold at supermarkets because it is that good. It is also recognized by the council of beef in Nebraska, so they will definitely not disappoint you. Aside from the good food, the interior design is something to look forward to. The dim lights, old-fashioned tables, and an old worn-out interior give visitors a walk down to memory lane.

Misty's Steakhouse and Lounge

Address: 200 N 11th Street, Lincoln/ 6235 Havelock Ave., Lincoln, NE 68507

Website: Misty’s Steakhouse and Lounge

Opening hours: Sun - Mon: 4pm - 9pm; Tue - Thu: 11am - 9:30pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 10:30pm

4. PepperJax Grill

Abner's Cheese Fries and Cheese Steak!  YUM!
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Catch a quick bite at the PepperJax Grill wherein you can just choose from their menu and they’ll immediately cook it right in front of you. It’s an easy-to-go meal for anyone in a hurry. Don’t miss out on their cheesesteaks, which are some of the most-loved dishes here. You could also enjoy the Philly sandwiches, rice bowls, salads, burritos, nachos, and fries, which are also available at the restaurant. The food is budget-friendly and reasonable.

PepperJax Grill

Address: 3200 N 27th St, Lincoln/ 2801 Pine Lake Rd suite s, Lincoln, NE 68516

Website: PepperJax Grill

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)

5. Venue Restaurant & Lounge

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The restaurant was created as a high-class dining experience designed with nice decor and bright lights. The interior definitely gives off a peaceful ambiance. When you’re at Venue Restaurant & Lounge you’ll definitely love how the place looks, so don’t miss out on taking pictures. The dishes they serve are certainly winners here. Their steaks are flavorful, juicy, tender, and cooked perfectly depending on your preference. You’ll also be amazed how attentive and accommodating the restaurant staff is. At first, you might think the food here must be expensive because of how fancy the place looks like and how fast the service is, but it’s actually not! The restaurant strives to deliver affordable and quick-service lunches for its customers.

Venue Restaurant & Lounge

Address: 4111 Pioneer Woods Dr, Ste 100, Lincoln, NE 68506

Website: Venue Restaurant & Lounge

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)

6. LeadBelly


Although there are other food options like salad, sandwiches, and tacos, LeadBelly is recommended for those who love eating burgers. They have a wide variety of burgers that caters to your appetite. They also have unique burgers options, such as smoked candied bacon and Hangover Helper burger. For those looking for a healthier option, you could choose their veggie burger or a dish from their vegetarian-friendly food menu. What’s nice about LeadBelly is that their food options are very unique, and you’ll want to come back for more. The friendly staff and waiters are just a bonus.


Address:301 N. 8th St. (8th & Q), Lincoln, NE 68508

Website: [LeadBelly]

Opening hours: Sun: 11am - 10:30pm; Mon - Thu: 11am - 10:30pm; Fri - Sat: 11:00am - 12mn

7. Red Fox Steak House & Lounge

Steak w/ Salad

Steaks here are done to perfection, depending on your preference. You can expect that the steaks are tender, and it’s definitely the “melts-in-your-mouth” level of tenderness. You’ll also get to taste their delicious salads and sides that go with your order. Servings are pretty decent, and they’re enough to make you full after our meal. Why don’t you also order yourself a beer to go with your steak? They pretty much have a good variety of choices of beers on tap. If you’re interested, you should visit on Sundays when they usually offer promos shouldn’t miss. Aside from that, the ambiance is very laid-back, perfect for a casual dining experience.

Red Fox Steak House & Lounge

Address: 1339 W O St, Lincoln, NE 68528, United States

Opening hours: Sun: 11am - 11pm; Mon - Thu: 11am - 1am; Fri - Sat: 11am - 2am

8. South CharGrill

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Set in a more laidback setting, 9 South CharGrill is a nice place to just relax and enjoy good conversations with your loved ones. A must-try is definitely their steak salad, steak sandwich, and ham steak, which are considered classics here. The restaurant is famous for having big servings which are actually good enough to share. The food here is really delicious and worth your money. You’ll certainly have a wide range of food choices that you can try, and maybe you should also grab yourself a beer while you’re here. The servers here are very friendly, and they really know the menu.

9 South CharGrill

Address: 844 South ST Lincoln, NE 68502

Website: 9 South CharGrill

Opening hours: Sun: 11am - 9pm; Mon - Thu: 11am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 10pm

9. FireWorks Restaurant

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Compared to the other steakhouses mentioned here, FireWorks offers you a different kind of experience because of its wood-fired cooking method. Wood-fired cooking certainly adds a different texture and flavor to various meals. You’ll love the prime rib which is one of their bestsellers. For their steaks, you get to choose what yours is served with from the following: brandied peppercorn cream sauce, gorgonzola cream with Herbed Mushrooms, fire-roasted jalapeno goat cheese, and herbed mushrooms. The mouth-watering flavors for the steaks are worth looking forward to. Trust us when we say that the place will not disappoint you.

FireWorks Restaurant

Address: 5750 South 86th Drive, Lincoln, NE 68526

Website: FireWorks Restaurant

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 11pm

10. Wilderness Ridge

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Wilderness Ridge is a restaurant that is set a golf course in Lincoln. Their menu often changes depending on the ingredients they get from their local farms. As for their steak, one of their best-sellers is the 5-ounce flat iron steak which comes with plank fries and bone marrow butter. The customers love the steak because of how it’s cooked, the flavors, and the big portion size. Eating here may be pricey because you’re also paying for the ambiance and service, but its certainly worth your money. The place is designed to look like real log house which is cozy and beautiful. The service here is quick and spot-on as well.

Wilderness Ridge

Address: 1800 Wilderness Woods Pl, Lincoln, NE

Website: Wilderness Ridge

Opening hours: Sun: 10am - 9pm; Mon - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 12mn

Cooked to perfection

Everyone loves a good steak whether that be cooked in well-done, medium rare, rare, and anywhere in between. Everyone has their own preference for the perfect steak. If you’re looking to eat the best steak in Nebraska, these restaurants won’t disappoint you. They not only serve your ordinary classic steaks but they also add their own twist to it. This gives their loyal patrons a good reason to keep coming back for more. So, what are you waiting for? Visit one of these restaurants now. We’re sure you’ll love the different kinds of steaks these establishments have to offer.

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