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317 S. 17th St/17th & M, Lincoln, NE 68508
+1 402-475-1048
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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“chili relleno” (9 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
317 S. 17th St/17th & M, Lincoln, NE 68508
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coming from New Mexico, I enjoy good Mexican food and this place provided it. The Salsa was the perfect heat (for me) and the waitress was very patient, you see, my cousin and I haven't seen each other in a couple of years and we...More

Thank Melessia W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We joined my niece and her family here for dinner after she graduated from UNL with a masters degree. Great drinks, great food, and great service!

Thank Terry H
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Staff was friendly and attentive and food tasted good. I went on a Monday night and it was very quiet. Probably only a quarter full. Not sure how they stay in business.

Thank sanpbi
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We had dinner here before attending a concert at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The food was excellent and service great. Plenty of seating.

Thank 592toddj
Reviewed January 31, 2018

Love this place. The chips and salsa are great with their blue margaritas snd chile rellenos! I stop every time I'm in Lincoln.

Thank Lori W
Reviewed January 18, 2018

The chips and salsa they bring to your table are very good. Service was very fast and the food was good. Tip - if you are going as a couple definitely ask for a booth. Don't get stuck at a small table next to a...More

Thank Liz D
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Tico's was one of the very first places we ever ate Mexican food over 30 years ago. We wanted to see if the food was as good as we remembered it being. We were pleasantly surprised as the Chili Relleno was just as good if...More

Thank goldentraveler2015
Reviewed August 19, 2017

We have eaten at this place 100's of times, and love the food. However I don't love it enough to wait over an hour for my food when the place is def not busy, maybe 10 tables total. this was by far the worst service...More

Thank muzunguterry
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Was wonderfully surprised that the meals were as good as I remembered from many, many years ago! and the margaritas great too! It remains one of the best Mexican restaurants in Lincoln!

Thank Karen75017
Reviewed July 12, 2017

The service, atmosphere and the Margeritas are all Top Shelf, treat yourself and your friends to a great experience!

Thank Charlie M
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Monica S
September 18, 2016|
Response from Mary C | Reviewed this property |
No, I sure don't, but they both sound delicious.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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: +1 402-475-1048
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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