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Parthenon Restaurant

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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: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 15
    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
Birthday Night Out

Our food was delicious! We enjoyed our drinks and our time there. Our server was not up to par, but the food made up for it. Baklava was a great dessert!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
Barbara S
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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English first
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Our food was delicious! We enjoyed our drinks and our time there. Our server was not up to par, but the food made up for it. Baklava was a great dessert!

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Nice place, good food, good location, pleasant staff, decent prices. A good place to bring family, friends or a date! Anytime that I have ever had any problems, the staff have always taken fast action to fix the problem. I can recommend the Parthenon, and have eaten there for many years.

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lincoln
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Love this place greatly. My own Greek family loves to visit when they are in town visiting. My father enjoys talking about how it reminds him of his own grandmothers cooking in the kitchen. If you're a dessert lover the one I recommend is the baklava cheesecake. Absolutely THE BEST.

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Patterson, ID
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This was our first trip to the Parthenon and was on an early Sunday evening. We found the Parthenon on Trip Advisor and took the relatively high rating to heart and decided to give it a try. We typically enjoy Greek food and were not disappointed in the dishes we were served here. Our main course was the leg of... More 

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Wauneta, Nebraska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Visited by parents and adults kids. Have visited several times and enjoyed all. Began meal with shots of ouzo. A must! Then Saganaki (pan-seared cheese appetizer), pita bread, and Tzatziki. Hubby had the Pork Souvlaki. Two had the Gyro Platter. Another a pizza. Another the Athenian Salad. I had the Herb Crusted Salmon Greek Salad (see photo). A shared piece... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

We eat here fairly often and generally love the food, but salads are uniformly disappointing because the lettuce is always sitting in a puddle of water. Perhaps they store it that way. When you add a vinaigrette dressing, it's almost like eating soup. On our most recent visit the Greek salad included greens with stems several inches long and lettuce... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

A friendly greeter opened the door making it easy on me with my mother's wheelchair. We sat by a huge display case of Greek desserts. Being both calorie and nutrient conscious I was surprised at the variety of items for all ages and desires and our waitor, Josh, patiently answered our questions about the large number of Greek items. It... More 

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Crete, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

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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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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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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Additional Information about Parthenon Restaurant

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

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Doing business
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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?