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Honest Abe's Burgers & Freedom


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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$7 - $12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

They have some of the best burgers in town. My favorite is the 1809. Try getting the Abe’s sauce to dip your fries in

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank bssully
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eight people in our party for evening meeting and meal at the downtown location. Get out the napkins--burgers are delicious and messy. We split an order of parmesan fries. Glad we did, because I would've eaten the entire order myself! Price was reasonable and wait...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank janbruick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried the Greatest Burger Ever, really enjoyed it. Family has tried the gluten free selections, also recommended. Great atmosphere, highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rosscoe67
Reviewed February 12, 2019

The burgers are moist and tasty. There a number of burgers that are a creative combination of meats and cheeses and condiments. Their parmesan fries are great as well. If you're looking for a nice sit-down restaurant where a waiter comes to your table you...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank H3196DKdonw
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in quick to grab a burger for lunch. They have a good amount of choices to pick from. I had one of the rotating burgers. IT WAS DELICIOUS! I only got the burger and that was all I needed. Nice sized burger and cooked...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bighurt42
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Doing one thing and doing right! Burgers are pretty straightforward but it's all the toppings make them great. I highly recommend the fireside with sriracha ketchup ;-)

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank fredknight21
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

This place is a real Gem! The food is amazing and it has a great feel to it. A definite stop while in Lincoln.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sharlene H
Reviewed February 2, 2019

Honest Abe's is about burgers, but there is nothing special here to make you want to stop (or stop a second time, after finding out). No matter what combination of goofy ingredients you put on top of a burger, or leave out in some individual...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SeniorTravelerTF
Reviewed January 29, 2019

The wife and I heard so much about the great burgers at Honest Abe’s so we decided to try out the place. We both just wanted a good old American cheeseburger with the works. They have one on the menu so we ordered two. I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank UncleRex
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I had a pleasant time. We enjoyed the Abraham Lincoln theme and the good burgers. I don’t think they were $10 burgers though.

Date of visit: August 2018
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July 12, 2018|
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Response from Marlea T | Reviewed this property |
For lunch arrive between 11 and 11:30 am. For dinner we have the best luck before 5 pm especially on the weekend
July 12, 2018|
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Response from Lori S | Reviewed this property |
Evenings are the busiest
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