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Parthenon Restaurant

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5500 S 56th St # 100, Lincoln, NE 68516-1834
+1 402-423-2222
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Omaha, Nebraska
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Greek food, and Parthenon is the best. I love how they have different fresh sides depending on what is in season and available; it allows me to get my favorite entrée and still change things up. Very good wine selection. The desserts are amazing and homemade-I would stop by just for the chocolate dipped baklava. I have never... More 

Thank u_r_baboon
Cole Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is not less than outstanding. After our order was taken the manager came to our table to see if we had been helped, and he personally delivered our drinks as a follow up. I think the owner stopped by the table next door to wish a customer happy birthday. The food is great and the staff is just... More 

Thank icecream2017
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149 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently went to the Parthenon with 6 family members. We had a roasted red pepper cheese appetizer and all had a variety of entrees. Everything from the salads to the gyros to the seafood was well prepared. The staff was really attentive. Only problem...we called ahead for reservations (probably wouldn't have needed them, as the place was never full).... More 

Thank elizabethf1221
Palatine, Illinois
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173 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Ate at the Parthenon while staying in the area. Service was friendly and attentive. Had the Gyro Platter with salad and Greek potatoes. Salad was huge and delicious, could have been a meal by itself. Gyro seemed a little dry but was tasty. Potatoes we good. Nice place for Greek food.

Thank Mike W
Lincoln, Nebraska
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Parthenon has always been one of my favorite places in Lincoln. They have your Greek staples like gyros and falafel which are good but the more specialty Greek dishes are why I go. Their Dolmathes, grape leaf wrapped meat and saganaki is by far my favs. You also can't beat their Sunday Morning Brunch Omelettes! The Owners are very involved... More 

Thank BeccaGF
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I have experienced wonderful Greek food in many places, including Melbourne, Australia. So I was very happy to be introduced to Parthenon, a family owned and operated Greek restaurant in Lincoln. The atmosphere is very nice, great friendly service, and excellent Greek cuisine! I love the fact that they offer many of their family's special dishes! We had the Roasted... More 

Thank Ben C
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We were given some free gift cards for this restaurant so we tried it twice. I am not a fan of greek food so it wasn't very good for us. The service was good and the food is ok for the right person.

Thank RON G
Post, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We were traveling through Lincoln and found this gem on trip advisor. We started with saganaki. It was fried to melty perfection, the flames doused with fresh lemon. The pita bread is made in house and is flatter then I'm used to, but tastier as well. For dinner I had moussaka offered with to sides. This was a beautifully made... More 

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Auburndale, Florida
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143 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Reviews were good so we stopped while in Lincoln. Big mistake !! The restaurant was not busy but service was only mediocre. Pastitio was a large portion but swimming in watery liquid. Pasta was not drained. Server expressed an attitude when I mentioned how wet the Pastitio was. Manager came out to say that is how they cook it to... More 

Thank Abrndale
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I adore Greek food so my expectations are high. This place did not disappoint! They had lovely kids menu options for my toddler while I enjoyed some darn good Greek food. Service was great and attentive. Zero complaints here!

Thank Lacey K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5500 S 56th St # 100, Lincoln, NE 68516-1834
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-423-2222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?