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The Oven

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201 N 8th St Ste 117, Lincoln, NE 68508-2258
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The wine selection will meet every one's needs! The food is fabulous - I am partial to the tandoori style. The service is always professional and spot on!

Thank CoachTamiD
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78 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I had a "staycation" this past weekend...we have been to The Oven before...but Saturday night I made a reservation for an outside table on a beautiful August night...The Oven knows what they are dong with the food...had a tasting entree that was page enough for the two of us to try multiple entrees...we started with Samosa's and... More 

Thank Sarah4501
Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Oven recently and it never disappoints. The mulligatawny soup is the best! We also shared a vegetarian sampler platter - everyone on it was delicious! The mango lassi drink is definitely worth trying as well. A great Indian restaurant!

Thank Vicki F
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Oven is easily my favorite restaurant in the Haymarket area of Lincoln. It's great for lunch and dinner, their wine list is fantastic and varied. Definite go-to.

Thank John J
Lincoln, NE
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Oven has been a tasty feature of Lincoln's historic Haymarket District for decades. Great atmosphere, substantial wine selection, and the food is excellent. Don't pass up the Naan.

Thank Penny C
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants I've ever been to. I can't go to Lincoln without craving it. Amazing! Great atmosphere. Best food in town, don't miss it! A fun, classy time! So tasty. Such a nice atmosphere. Best food in Lincoln.

Thank Martha D
Lincoln, Ne
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of our Lincoln favorites! Our vegetarian daughters enjoy it and the carnivores in the fam do too. We love the spinach dip, the naan, lamb korma and the mulligatawny. We do their takeout too. Tip: they offer a spinach stuffed naan which is the yummy spinach dip stuffed in naan, this option is more affordable than the... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like Indian cuisine, this is probably the best in town. We ate at the one located in the Old Haymarket area on Saturday night for dinner. We only had to wait about 30 minutes to get in but we went early. The menu is very robust with lots of selections. The food was outstanding and the service to... More 

Thank beckenhauerj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our server was very knowledgeable of each dish on the menu and helped me select a meal I would enjoy and met my dietary needs. Her patience and thorough understanding of all recipes was greatly appreciated.

Thank Darcia39
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You'll enjoy the nan and many choices of meats, curries, and vegetables. Pay attention to to the "hotness" listed on items as it's giving you a warning. The atmosphere is quiet and inviting, and enjoy drinks with meal, too. You'll probably have a bit left to take home. Authentic? I hope so. Delicious? Definitely. I've never been disappointed here.

Thank Mike M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N 8th St Ste 117, Lincoln, NE 68508-2258
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: 14024756118
to The Oven Haymarket/Cellar, The Oven East and Himalayas. Our aspiration is to provide you with a delightful dining experience. You will indulge in cuisine of Northern India and Bhutan. Our dishes are rich in flavor, color, and texture. With family style dining we hope that you bring family and friends to savor some of the finest Indian cuisine.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?