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Oven The

201 N 8th St Ste 117, Lincoln, NE 68508
402-475-6118
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Ranked #3 of 546 Restaurants in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Indian, Pakistani
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
NE Nebraska
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This was a great place for a pre-concert meal. Our waiter was so attentive and helped us by explaining the menu since we are novices with Indian cuisine. My wife and I were pleased with his help and the food was awesome! Highly Recommended!

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Denver, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Came here for lunch. So much food . I had there lunch special lamb biryani and spinach bread. Olivia was my server and was awesome. She was running around making sure everyone was taken care of. She also suggested to try the spinach bread which was s great choice. I will be back.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The Oven is one of my favorites restaurants in Lincoln, NE. The food is amazing and it's not expensive. If you like spicy and Indian food, that's your place in Lincoln! One thing that they could be missing is that they don't have Indian desserts, and that would be great!

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New Jersey/ New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Very upscale feel, very classy. Top notch service. What I really enjoy is that the food is also extremely authentic, and very very flavorful. Strongly recommend. A pleasure to eat at, and surprisingly good. Keep up the good work.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I've eaten at the Oven many times and have never been disappointed. This is my go to place for a nice romantic night out. I love the atmosphere and the historic HayMarket.The staff is well trained and if you are eating Indian food for the first time, will guide you thru the menu to help with your choices. A must... More

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

First time I had ever had Indian Food, and I immediately fell in love. Tandoori Chicken and Naan bread is to die for, and The Oven does it perfectly! Definitely recommend!

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San Diego
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The atmosphere and overall feel of the restaurant is very modern and classy. (A good feeling). The food was very delicious and the prices weren't out of the roof. The creamy chicken curry was exceptional, and the tandoori meats were very flavorful. Service was good, price was good, food was good. Nuff said.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

As with all the other reviews, this restaurant is about the best Indian I've had. An appetizer called Chana Masala started us off, and I recommend that. Then on to some excellent entrees. My wife had the Tandoori Grill and I had the Kheema. They have an amazing wine and beer selection, which is good to help with the spice.... More

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wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We have eaten Indian food all over the world including in India. This ranks very high. They have a window where you can watch the chef at the tandoor oven. Some of the best naan I have ever. We had a minced meat kabob, naan, Bombay Dahl and raita. Prices were very reasonable and it is in a refurbished warehouse... More

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Silverthorne, Colorado
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67 reviews 67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I've heard people say this is the best Indian food, anywhere. After my travels I will have to agree. There are many vegetarian options to choose from. Before I became vegetarian, I think the Goa Shrimp from here was the best meal I've ever had. The wine list is simply amazing, like, unbelievable. I've taken friends and family here who... More

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