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Honest Abes Hamburgers

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854 North 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68505
+1 402-261-9860
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Special occasions

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best burgers in the state

I am a foodie & have very discriminating tastes, having worked in 4 & 5 star restaurants in the past. I've never been disappointed with this place, & we always bring visitors to Lincoln here. The burgers are big, moist, flavorful, and so creative! I absolutely love the Harvest burger and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
kimmiewimmie
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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  • Special occasions
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English first
Lincoln, Nebraska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I am a foodie & have very discriminating tastes, having worked in 4 & 5 star restaurants in the past. I've never been disappointed with this place, & we always bring visitors to Lincoln here. The burgers are big, moist, flavorful, and so creative! I absolutely love the Harvest burger and the Reading Rainbow. Who'd have thought of peanut butter... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

This place has the best burgers in town hands down. They cost more $5-6 but worth every penny. I would suggest ordering carry out because seating is not enough for the crowd especially during peak eating times.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

There is only one place I can mention to my family and EVERYBODY is excited to go! Honest Abe's. The most amazing and creative burgers ever. The fries are really good - try them dipped in awesome sauce! Addictive!! Last burger I had sported roasted grapes and peanut butter - it is my favorite! Only downside is the size of... More 

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Nebraska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

if Diners, Drive ins, and Dives doesn't come here, they are clueless. The burgers are just insane. This week's special with bacon mayo, grilled Brussels sprouts and Pepper Jack cheese was transcendental. They continue to amaze me. How about a south Lincoln location?!

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Omaha
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106 reviews 106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I visited this strip mall eatery for lunch with a coworker while visiting Lincoln from Omaha. At first I was not impressed by the simplicity of the décor or the limited menu. But I quickly changed my mind. The Mighty Aphrodite burger was perfectly grilled, and the Greek toppings were perfect. Not the cheapest burger, but definitely one of the... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Definitely the best burgers in Lincoln. Just try to avoid going during the lunch or dinner rush or you will never get a table.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Though it's in somewhat of an unconventional location, their burger options, accessories, combinations and flavors are out of this world, along with their fries. They only do burgers, but they do 'em right, it's their niche.

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My husband and I stopped by Honest Abe's on a Saturday around 2:30, thinking we'd miss the rush. Turns out Honest Abe's is always busy. Even though there were about six or eight people ahead of us, it didn't take that long. We stayed in to eat and what a meal! Now, it is a bit expensive, but worth the... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Love this place. It's a small, local hole in the wall with fascinating décor (all about Lincoln- the city and the President) fun and interesting staff and fantastic burgers. This is not a fast food grab n go joint. Lots of to-go orders went out the door while we were there, but they are really and truly made to order-... More 

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Nebraska
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149 reviews 149 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I like them apples on the 1809 Burger! Adds a sweet, tangy flavor to an outstanding burger. The place is small, so plan to wait a bit or share a table with other Star City burger lover's. Definitely will be back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 854 North 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68505
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-261-9860

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 12
  • Cuisine: Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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