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Ticos

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317 S. 17th St/17th & M, Lincoln, NE 68508
14024751048
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here in celebration of my sisters birthday and were so impressed!! My sister and two of her kiddos have celiacs disease and the entire staff did a great job of accommodating them and our 7 kiddos. The food was super yummy too!! We highly recommend Ticos!

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Thank Kylee G
Kimball
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our server Nate was the best --we had quality real service -- had 2 grands with and he doted on them --

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Thank Betti B
Lincoln, Nebraska
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235 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, I've rated Tico's before. Yes, it's still fantastic so I'm telling you again, this is THE place for Mexican food in the downtown area, hands-down. I entertained a friend from out of town and it was also her birthday treat. I chose Tico's because a) it's great food, and b) it's very reasonably priced. They still pour my favorite... More 

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Thank Jim B
Lincoln, Nebraska
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134 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite all the new places to eat in downtown and the Haymarket in Lincoln, Tico's is still one of the best places for dinner. Always bring blackened chips with salsa first. Dined at happy hour and their original margarita on the rocks with salt on the rim is the best! Had combination dinner of cheese and onion enchiladas that came... More 

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Thank Bonnie F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Love the happy hour, the blue margarita, the Ticorito (it's a beef and bean combo wrapped in flour tortilla), the cheese sauce is delicious, the beer cheese soup is like non-other - it's my favorite soup of anywhere. If you don't like the seasoned chips - you can get ships without the seasoning. Easy to park, double door zero-grade entrance,... More 

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Thank Susie S
Jen J, Manager at Ticos, responded to this review

Susie, Thank you for such a glowing review!!! We're so happy to hear that you had such a great experience with us! We work very hard at what we do and are glad that you enjoyed everything. We look forward to you dining with us again in the future! Cheers! Jen More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

A group of 8 had dinner this past weekend. I had the seafood enchilada that was wonderfully prepared. The service was fast, friendly and accurate with no mix ups in the serving. The margaritas were very tasty. The others had other selections that they enjoyed ranging from the various burrito selections, chicken casserole, and salads. The complimentary nachos and salsa... More 

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Thank James W
Jen J, Manager at Ticos, responded to this review

James, We're glad to hear that you and your group had a great dinner with us! We think the margaritas are very tasty too! We hope to see all of you again! Thanks again! Jen More 

Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

We went for lunch, We enjoyed the complimentary chips and salsa. I ordered the chile rellenos and my friend ordered a chicken casserole which came with flour tortillas and beans. Entrees are a good-size, we were stuffed and happy.

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Thank NotInKansasToto
Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We went to Tico's for brunch today. I had the Royal Burrito and my friend had the California Omelet. Both delicious and come with a dish of fresh fruit and tortilla chips and salsa. The entrees were hot and the service was excellent. We have always enjoyed dining at Tico's and will certainly be back.

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

i love going here any time I an in Lincoln. The margaritas are great. Try the nachitos, you will not be sorry. And definitely finish with the ponsanita sundae with wine sauce. The entrees are good as well but the beginning and end is what makes this place my favorite! And has since I was little.

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Thank Amy P
Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This was a great spot that our friends showed us this weekend. Even though there was state basketball tournament going on the service was fast, the food was delicious and the atmosphere was relaxing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 S. 17th St/17th & M, Lincoln, NE 68508
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: 14024751048
Description
Locally owned and located downtown, Tico's has been serving Mexican inspired dishes for 40 years. Enjoy longtime favorites like the Chile Rellenos and Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos. Full bar available along with great Happy Hour specials Monday-Friday. Mexican brunch served alongside our full menu on Sundays from 11am-2pm. Take-out, catering and private party room available. Reservations accepted.

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