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Sozo American Cuisine

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110 2nd Ave, Kearney, NE 68847-2468 (2nd Avenue and I-80)
+1 308-455-3444
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 10:30 am
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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19 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here visiting with the attached hotel. Food was standard breakfast food. But the service and the way the server treated my family - was scraping the bottom of mediocre. Rude, grumpy, and not happy to serve.

Thank Westcj007
Omaha, Nebraska
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364 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sozo is separate from the hotel, which is very good! Most hotel's restaurants just play to a captive crowd. This place has is own flair and it is well worth the visit! My bacon wrapped pork tenderloin with spicy cherry topping was outstanding. Stopped in for breakfast and it was very good too! Always wondered if Sozo was a play... More 

Thank SidSidow
Kearney, Nebraska
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once upon a time (until three months ago) Sozo was unique in Kearney, being the only restaurant that served "Piedmontese" beef, which has now been removed from the menu. Apparently there has been a new chef, and the quality of food has suffered (for example - too much butter). If I were rating this restaurant six months ago, I would... More 

Thank theonlytag
Traverse City
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit was an extremely pleasant surprise. The food was outstanding. We had steak, the New York strip and Sizzler and both we're over the top. The corn bread was to die for it was a must-have. Service was outstanding. I would go back again in a heartbeat.

Thank Thomas C
Lincoln, Nebraska
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast here while staying at the adjoining Holiday Inn. Hey, a restaurant with a great breakfast is good to find! Offerings were well priced and the omelet I had was quite good.

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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Omg...who would ever think that a great restaurant would be attached to a Holiday Inn! I felt like I was in NYC ( I'm from Long Island). I had the hanger steak and my family had the Marinated NY Strip steak, and a burger. The food was excellent, especially the steaks! The best hanger steak ever, and I've had many!... More 

Thank Kimberly D
Littleton, Colorado
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61 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

All members of my family enjoyed the food at Sozo American Cuisine. We discovered it by happenstance - we were staying at a nearby hotel and didn't want to have to drive somewhere for dinner, so we walked over to Sozo's (it's in the Holiday Inn complex) and what a pleasant find. We started out with an appetizer of goat... More 

Thank diningdishing
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Went last night. The food was great one of the best steak meals I have had in a while. Corn bread was so good (very buttery) we ordered a second for the family to share. Good wine selection, the night we went had a 50% off on bottles so excellent value! Whole family enjoyed it. Don't be fooled by it... More 

Thank Dbfishing
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Very pricey. Plenty of flavor, maybe to much. Soup was awesome, only thing I truly enjoyed. Very small menu as well.

Thank patrm0411
Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Thanks to TA and Yelp reviews, we decided to try Sozo on our overnight in Kearney, driving from Chicago to Colorado. Normally, we won't eat at restaurants in hotels (this is in a Holiday Inn, I believe). But, this was just across the parking lot from our overnight spot. We were tired and starving, so we popped in. The restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $32
Steakhouse, American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:30 am
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 2nd Ave, Kearney, NE 68847-2468
    (2nd Avenue and I-80)
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Kearney
  • Phone Number: +1 308-455-3444

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