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Venue Restaurant & Lounge

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4111 Pioneer Woods Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 488-8368
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Venue's team of culinary chefs put together a diverse menu summarized as...
Venue's team of culinary chefs put together a diverse menu summarized as American Continental cuisine with ethnic influences. The menu features Premium choice steaks, fresh seafood, brick oven specialty pizzas, superb soups, salads, pastas, and succulent desserts. Venue is the perfect place to relax for a snack, enjoy happy hour specials, enjoy a meal or an entire evening. Venue offers three private dining rooms and offers full service catering.
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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very Good But Loud

We've had dinner here a few times with friends. The restaurant is mid size but they will push tables together for groups. We like the harvest board with meats and cheese and the wood fire grilled pizza. The shrimp pizza is our favorite. Service is a bit slow especially when it's busy. It also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Lisa K
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Lincoln, Nebraska
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We've had dinner here a few times with friends. The restaurant is mid size but they will push tables together for groups. We like the harvest board with meats and cheese and the wood fire grilled pizza. The shrimp pizza is our favorite. Service is a bit slow especially when it's busy. It also gets very loud, to the point... More 

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Buckeye, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

We have to say this was one of the best dining experiences we have ever had. The reasons are bit different that you may expect. The staff specifically Alissa our server and Justin (J) the manager were amazing. We are in Lincoln because our family member is going through rehabilitation from Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever at Madonna. We went to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW via mobile

My friend and I walked to the Venue because the hotel front desk said that is was good and "ritzy but you can go in as casual as you please." We seated ourselves at the bar per the hostess instruction. When our female waitress arrived we asked her what her favorite drink is. She replied "cranberry vodka". So I asked... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Lunch is just as good as dinner. High quality food and an extensive wine list. Great atmosphere for date night as well as meetings with friends or associates.

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

You can never go wrong with The Venue. I had a trio of seafood dishes, and my date had a steak. As always, everything was prepared and plated beautifully. It is a bit on the high end of price range. A dinner for two usually winds up in the $90 range with tip, but still not a bad deal. A... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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13 reviews 13 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We enjoyed our meal here for our date night. If you want to try something different this is the place, with delicious food and a great atmosphere. The drinks are excellent and they have a great selection of wine. Our meal was fantastic, my only complaint would be with being so busy our waitress had a hard time keeping up... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This place never disappoints, I just realized I hadn't reviewed Venus and my wife and I go there often. You have 2 options, the bar side or the restaurant both are great and amazing atmosphere. We also order the same thing, wife gets fish and I get a steak. We love the service, atmosphere and the team at Venue. They... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Service, quality and taste amazing. Thank you !! We loved the new meatball pasta dish - the chef knocked himself out on this one. Grilled shrimp - spinach salmon salad consistently great. Highly recommend.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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191 reviews 191 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This was the first Valentine's Day that my wife and I were able to be together in several years since I travel for my job this time of year. So, we decided to celebrate at the Venue in Lincoln, Nebraska. Our dining experience began with my wife choosing a glass of Bricco Riella's Moscato D'asti while I opted for a... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We are more and more pleased when we eat a meal at Venue. I believe that "new" management took over some time ago, not sure of the circumstances, but whatever happened is for the good! Their menu is interesting and varied for both lunch and dinner. I had the chicken salad sandwich and shaved asparagus salad for lunch, with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4111 Pioneer Woods Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE 68516
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: (402) 488-8368

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 38
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Wine Bar

Description

Venue's team of culinary chefs put together a diverse menu summarized as American Continental cuisine with ethnic influences. The menu features Premium choice steaks, fresh seafood, brick oven specialty pizzas, superb soups, salads, pastas, and succulent desserts. Venue is the perfect place to relax for a snack, enjoy happy hour specials, enjoy a meal or an entire evening. Venue offers three private dining rooms and offers full service catering.
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?