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1301 North H St., Lincoln, NE (S 13th Street)
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Victoian house converted to restaurant, William Jennings Bryant

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Up scale dining in Lincoln, NE

Billy's is upscale dining in an historic house that has been converted into an intimate dining experience. Several rooms offer a quieter environment for dining. Several wonderful entree choices, staff are very friendly and do a great job.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
Holly A
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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89 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is an excellent place for business, romance or just supper with the family. Is more on the upper end and I haven't tried it with kids, but the food is out of this world and the staff has always been great!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Based on other reviews we were prepared to like this restaurant. Things started well; our waiter, the owner's son, was a very pleasant, friendly young man. Our appetizer, identified as baked Brie, was barely warm, but we were hungry after a day on the road and were willing to give it a pass. The soup, a cream of artichoke, was... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Billy's is upscale dining in an historic house that has been converted into an intimate dining experience. Several rooms offer a quieter environment for dining. Several wonderful entree choices, staff are very friendly and do a great job.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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154 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went there for a date nigh, we had heard such great things! We will not return! The food was okay! The service was extremely slow. I am all for having a long dinner and a great conversation but you cannot let your table run out of drinks. I had fish and it was cooked well but... More 

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San Francisco, Ca
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Our son is attending UNL and we flew in for my 60th birthday to spend a couple days with him and to celebrate my 60th birthday. My husband had made the reservation thinking the place sounded intriguing and would be an unusual place to have dinner. When we arrived they showed us to one of two tables in the brightly... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Great atmosphere, quiet and not crowded. Food was good and server was very attentive. Prices are moderate ($$) or so. Plenty of parking.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Have eaten here off and on for years. Chef has always provided a very nice meal. The items available are maybe a little limited, but to me that means special attention to the items. Some classics as well as changing items through out the year. Service is casual, but we never were wanting. Chef made the rounds several times and... More 

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Milford, NE
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Took my parents here for their Anniversary. My parents liked it, but I was really disappointed. I've dined in old houses before, but this one has no special "feel". Thought maybe the evening could be salvaged by the service or the exquisite food. . . nothing of the sort. Our server was a bit stand-offish, and the food was only... More 

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washington dc
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Historic building. Great surroundings. Mediocre at best food. If you're "a person of a certain age," you may like the middle of the road offerings. In my opinion, the food lacks flavor or any thing close to complex flavors. Bland and pedestrian are the words that come to mind. My older colleagues praise this place, so I keep trying -... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I would never have heard of this place if it wasn't for Groupon. It was fun to try, but I probably won't be back. The menu was impressive, the food was delicious, the wait staff was friendly and attentive, and the atmosphere was charming. I'm just probably too young to justify paying $70 for a meal at this point in... More 

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Additional Information about Billy's

Address: 1301 North H St., Lincoln, NE
Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1301 North H St., Lincoln, NE
    (S 13th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Victoian house converted to restaurant, William Jennings Bryant
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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