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Oven East

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4101 Pioneer Woods Dr, Ste 110, Lincoln, NE 68506-7567
(402) 488-0650
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Omaha, Nebraska
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm very much accustomed to getting food that is mine and mine only. The tables are small and they have a bowl of rice for two people to share (so if you have a table of 5, like in my party, every 2 people share a larger bowl and one person got a single size of rice). It wasn't bad... More 

Thank 204lauren
Singapore, Singapore
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148 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many people had talked up The Oven that I was really looking forward to treating my sister and husband to dinner here. The atmosphere was nice, spacious, tastefully decorated. The menu was plentiful with lots of vegetarian options. But, unfortunately, the good news stopped there. Our waitress was rude and unfriendly, rushed, and basically threw the food at us.... More 

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Friendswood, Texas
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95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

I was back in town a few months back and like usual made one stop at the Oven. I was surprised that after many years the service was still very friendly and the food excellent. There aren't tons of different varieties of food available in Lincoln, but the Oven continues to be an excellent exception.

Thank Brian C
Lincoln, Nebraska
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2015

The Oven is my favorite Indian cuisine restaurant in Lincoln! We have never had a disappointing meal and the ambiance is very subtle and classic with lovely art adorning the dining room. We love the Kabuli Naan bread stuffed with cashews and raisins and mint chutney sauce, Mullagatawny soup and Chicken Pakoras. All are delicious and as we leave, we... More 

Thank Mary C
Lincoln, Nebraska
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

I live 2 blocks from the Oven East and I eat there often. It has the best Indian food I have ever tasted (and that includes Indian restaurants in NYC, London, and many other major cities. All of their curries are great, but I especially like the Chicken Tikka Madras and the Vegetable Curry (I ask for medium hot on... More 

Thank conlawprof
Lincoln, Nebraska
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015

I've lived in communities with lots of Indian restaurant choices, and I have to say that The Oven is right up there. They are consistently great with service and food quality. It's a nice place!

Thank jojoiswandering
Lincoln, Nebraska
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2015

It's good to have a south location, the interior is nicely done with a big ceiling that helps control smell and temps. I have always thought that the original location downtown has the better food, but the convenience plus easy parking make this a logical choice for me.

1 Thank muzunguterry
Lincoln, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is a great restaurant choice in Lincoln. I can not say whether or not is authentic because I have not had much Indian food, but I can say that it is great food.

Thank Jenna R
Boston, MA
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172 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2015

We got takeout from here one night and it was just as good as their sister restaurant downtown. The restaurant location is a bit awkward, as the entrance is located on a walkway between buildings, and not the easiest thing to see from the parking areas. It's a shame that the restaurant doesn't fill up more often, as the food... More 

Thank MarkInBoston10
Middleton, Wi.
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2015

We just moved to Lincoln and thought we would try this highly rated restaurant. We called on a Saturday night around 7:30 and surprisingly could get in. We arrived and the restaurant was about 20% occupied which was a red flag. We both tried entrees that were recommended by the staff and were on the milder side of traditional Indian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Lunch
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4101 Pioneer Woods Dr, Ste 110, Lincoln, NE 68506-7567
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: (402) 488-0650

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