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Ole's Big Game Steakhouse & Lounge

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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113 N Oak St, I-80, Exit 145, Paxton, NE 69155-1343
+1 308-239-4500
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pulled Pork was tasty, as were the grilled veggies. The side salad was basic. The coleslaw resembled coleslaw, but the waterery dressing was lacking in consistently and didn't really adhere to the vegetables.

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Thank Steven P
Libertyville, Illinois
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been visiting for over 20 years. We always have cocktails and yummy prime rib!! Great staff and food!! Just go!!

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Thank slong1
Bluffton, South Carolina
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93 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ole's is world famous for the wide collection of wild game mounts from all over the world. PETA and environmentalists need not stop! Ole's is a step back in time . . . the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s when the owner opened up after Prohibition was repealed. From his profits he hunted all over the world and brought back some... More 

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Thank ForrestHBrown
NE Illinois
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98 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

When researching the area for an upcoming trip...I ran across this restaurant and it looked interesting, so we had to try it out...actually had dinner and then lunch the next day here too because it is one of the only restaurants around! LOL! Dinner was a disappointment...our waitress actually was complaining about how tired she was! LOL! Expanded to tell... More 

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Thank JFLovestravel51
Scottsbluff, Nebraska
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102 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Traveling with a group of friends on the way home from a convention. We had no reservations but they were able to move tables a accommodate 11 of us. The food was good and the server was friendly and efficient. Sam also kept checking on everyone's drinks.

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Thank Gary C
Southworth
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I was on a road trip from Chicago to Denver. I happened to be hungry and stumbled upon this place. It is an old town right off the freeway. It is family owned and all the meat is from their own ranch. I happened to order the buffalo steak. The food was very good and the atmosphere was unique. All... More 

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Thank Robert H
Fairfax, Virginia
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32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Had to pull off the road to see this place. Had bison burgers which we pretty good. Thought the menu was a tad expensive. Now for the real reason people go here - the stuffed game: full sized polar bear, heads of lion, elephant, and a giraffe head, neck, and shoulders. Very sad to see them all hanging there, but... More 

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Thank imnva
Blue Springs, Missouri
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165 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Read about this place in a new book about the Oregon Trail, so we had to try it. Very unique furnishings, stuffed animals and heads, lots of bar décor, even saw cowboys and Indians in the same room. Lots of traffic for an October weekend. It was fun, but I didn't like the food all that much. My wife's chicken... More 

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Thank Micosay
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I had the cheese steak and hubby had the bacon cheeseburger, both were good, service was very nice. What really stood out was all the animals hanging on the wall. Ole was an avid hunter and shared all his pictures of his hunts along with the animals he hunted. There is even a polar bear!

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Thank Melissa B
Omaha, NE
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154 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Husband and I enjoyed the special - fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, and ice cream for $7.99 each. It came out quickly and tasted great. Our server was so nice and friendly, but very slow with the dessert, water refills, and the check. I hate to complain, but we were there for 45 minutes, when we could've been out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 N Oak St, I-80, Exit 145, Paxton, NE 69155-1343
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Paxton
  • Phone Number: +1 308-239-4500

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