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5500 S 56th St # 100, Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 423-2222
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
New Year's Eve

Our party of 6 arrived at 8 p.m. The restaurant was packed but lively. We were seated immediately and our wait staff was immediately present. Drinks were immediately served as were our appetizers. Each of us ordered a different entree. The food arrived about 15 minutes later. It arrived hot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
Randy Y
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Omaha, Nebraska
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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86 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Crete, Nebraska
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for a great meal in Lincoln, NE, you won't go wrong picking the Parthenon. This Greek restaurant is one of those spots where they take the time to make things from scratch and truly care about the dining experience of their customers. The fish is superb--it is flown in fresh daily--and the ribeye may well be... More 

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London
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This restaurant had a good rating, and we were very pleased with the service, atmosphere and food, and glad that we could find it.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We love the Parthenon! The eggplant feta, the baklava, the tzatziki and pita, the bananas foster, oh my, the list of amazing dishes is too long! They also have a really fun Fat Tuesday celebration!

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Lincoln, Nebraska
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I went to one of the wine dinners. Made the mistake of assuming that they would group people together. Don't go alone unless you don't mind sitting alone during one of these events. I prefer sitting with others so I can discuss the wine/food. However even with that bummer, the food and wine were delicious. I would highly recommend going... More 

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Boston, MA
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We stopped in for lunch one day because other restaurants nearby had a wait. I am very pleased we stopped and we will definitely be back. Very impressive wine list from what I remember. We weren't drinking wine, so didn't spend a lot of time examining. Plenty of options for food, server was very knowledgeable, and even checked on dietary... More 

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Central Nebraska
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We've been to The Parthenon several times but hadn't been there for a couple years as there seemed to always be somewhere else we needed to be while in town. We made the decision to make a special trip to Lincoln just to eat at The Parthenon. We invited our son, daughter-in-law and 2 year old granddaughter to join us.... More 

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Wichita, United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had tried to eat at another restaurant earlier but didn't want to wait for the 1 1/2 hrs we were greeted with. We just happened to see this place not far from our original destination. We are so glad we found it. In one word....AWESOME!. Not only was this Greek food wonderfully prepared and seasoned, it was delicious no... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Our party of 6 arrived at 8 p.m. The restaurant was packed but lively. We were seated immediately and our wait staff was immediately present. Drinks were immediately served as were our appetizers. Each of us ordered a different entree. The food arrived about 15 minutes later. It arrived hot, the presentation was excellent and it was exactly as advertised.... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We celebrated the New Year with two other couples thinking the Parthenon's take on NOLA would be fun. I should have remembered the awkward service and food from their St. Patrick's day special. They should really stick to what they know. With a too full restaurant, seating was cramped and 2 of our party of 6 did not get their... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My boyfriend and I enjoy eating here, especially on Sunday nights. The food is amazing, and the atmosphere is excellent. The Parthenon supports local artists and dancers, too, by booking them for entertainment on some nights. I love this restaurant!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5500 S 56th St # 100, Lincoln, NE 68516
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: (402) 423-2222

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?