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Billy's

1301 H St, Lincoln, NE 68508-3748
+1 402-474-0084
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (9 reviews)
“chef” (6 reviews)
“entrees” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1301 H St, Lincoln, NE 68508-3748
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

In Lincoln for business often and always directed to go downtown. NEVER again! Billys is the only place for me going forward! Beautiful drinks and appetizers. But TRY THE LAMB!

Thank AngelaAmack
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Had not been to Billy's in years, but it still has the same high quality menu in a comfortable atmosphere where rooms of an older home have been tuned into multiple dining rooms. The server was very attentive and the food was fresh and unique...More

Thank daleandellen
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Went to Billy's approximately at nine o'clock. The crowd had gone down. Waitress was excellent and very attentive, since restaurant was not busy. Looked at several items on the menu and was going to go with a steak. However, not just a steak but I...More

1  Thank Thomas M
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

If you like a classic, traditional setting for a gathering or meal, Billy’s is the place. I attended a reception here with a large spread of heavy hors d’ouerves and everything was well prepared and presented beautifully. The paneled walls, classic bar, and the wonderfully...More

Thank 172debrac
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Back in Lincoln after a 20-year absence, this home converted to a restaurant met expectations. The food was good; the service was excellent; and the prices were amazing. They have a Friday lunch special--any entree for $5.99 with purchase of a drink. Lunch for 2...More

Thank Tiz108
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

Our lunch here was very good. We had delicious sandwiches, cocktails & dessert. The owner (and chef) also came to our table to chat with us. What a lovely setting and would recommend it to anyone. Thank you for a fabulous visit.

Thank Waiting4nextTrip87
Reviewed April 28, 2017

This past week we had an anniversary celebration for 8 people at Billy's. The restaurant was not overly crowded and the atmosphere was very pleasant. However, 4 of 8 of the entrees had to be returned to the kitchen for under-cooked chicken. It took almost...More

Thank tamiindc
Reviewed April 19, 2017

I had been to Billy's before on two occasions for faculty functions, but this was my first time sitting down to dinner. I purchased a Groupon which gave two people $30 (I paid $18). I probably should have consulted the menu first because when we...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed March 28, 2017

It was by pure chance that we selected Billy's and WOW!!! It was really cool to enjoy a dinner there. The building is an older structure with tons of history. Quiet and cozy. The menu had a interesting choice of entrees and sides, and each...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Exquisite dining. Unique menu items, served in a victorian home in various rooms. Not standard fare. Menu varies 4-6 entrees chef comes up with

Thank John C F
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February 20, 2017|
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Response from Tulika C | Reviewed this property |
i am not sure of the dress code, but I saw people in jeans as well. We had gone for lunch and were a group of 15 - quite comfortably seated and served. Best would be to ask the reservations about seating for 30 people.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 H St, Lincoln, NE 68508-3748
    (S 13th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-474-0084
Description
Victoian house converted to restaurant, William Jennings Bryant
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