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Venue Restaurant & Lounge

4111 Pioneer Woods Dr, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE 68506-7558
+1 402-488-8368
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“oz filet” (3 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4111 Pioneer Woods Dr, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE 68506-7558
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Reviewed yesterday

Over priced and trying too hard. It looks very nice coming in and I suppose it's fashionable to say "Venue" in Lincoln, but YAWN.

Thank Coachbrian22
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is obviously a popular restaurant. It was crowded at 6 p.m. on a Thursday. Also noticed restaurant could accommodate large groups at large tables. Service was good and the food was nicely plated. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Tiz108
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We live in Lincoln and have been to Venue quite a few times. The bar and the restaurant are both really cool and have a classy feel. The prices are mid to high and worth it. The food and drink selection are fabulous. My husband...More

Thank Valerie M
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Food, service, and atmosphere were awesome! Expensive, but worth it. Great wine recommendations and cook's preparation was well done. Will absolutely return.

Thank midwestbandit
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I had the veal ribeye and it was cooked to perfection and just the right portion size. The staff were pleasant and helpful. Great place to eat.

Thank rewardstraveler
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The restaurant looks very plain from the outside, but the inside is surprisingly spacious and comfortable. The wine list was decent and the variety of foods better. The wait staff is extremely courteous and accommodating. We were a group of eight and I did not...More

Thank mingfatsai
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I was here for a group event and the service and group/event room was excellent. A few days later my twin brother went there for dinner with our mother and two others and he provided me with a similar highly positive unsolicted comment his experience.

Thank jackmandl
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Thanks for making this evening so much more than "just" amazing food. The food WAS really amazing! To start we had Spinach and Artichoke dip and The house-smoked salmon rillette. The steaks were perfectly cooked... even my rare filet! Great wine list that included one...More

Thank sstickle
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My husband, myself and friend had lunch celebrating her belated birthday on April 13. We started our meal with the spinach artichoke dip which is excellent. Barrie, brought it out bubbling hot with just the right amount of brown. They served it with two pieces...More

Thank marshalnk
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Venue has a modern up-beat vibe. The food is always amazing. We love their pizza, they have the best steaks in town, my favorite Hungarian Wild Mushroom soup, my favorite Tuscan Mule cocktail, but I can hardly get away from their salmon - it's...More

Thank YolandaFisher
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30 April 2017|
Response from Kelli P | Property representative |
Good Morning, you can view our list of menus on our website located on our information details portion of our restaurant's TripAdvisor page. Please let us know if you have any questions and we hope to see you at Venue soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4111 Pioneer Woods Dr, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE 68506-7558
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-488-8368
  • E-mail
Venue's team of culinary chefs put together a diverse menu summarized as American Continental cuisine with ethnic influences. The menu features Premium choice steaks, fresh seafood, brick oven specialty pizzas, superb soups, salads, pastas, and succulent desserts. Venue is the perfect place to relax for a snack, enjoy happy hour specials, enjoy a meal or an entire evening. Venue offers three private dining rooms and offers full service catering.
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