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Ticos

317 S. 17th St/17th & M, Lincoln, NE 68508
+1 402-475-1048
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travelers talk about
“chile relleno” (14 reviews)
“chilli” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
317 S. 17th St/17th & M, Lincoln, NE 68508
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tico's opened in 1976 in an unusual Spanish-style architecture building that had originally been a Safeway grocery store. My wife and I remember Tico's from the 70s and 80s. We visit the restaurant now when we return to Lincoln. The menu has lots of good...More

Thank DMGAmes_Iowa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Love the fried ice cream! Quick in and out with some great food from appetizers to desserts! All our desserts were delicious! Worth saving room for!

Thank Maura H
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Went to dinner on a Saturday night and got right in. For a Saturday night I was surprised it wasn't more busy. Boyfriend and I each ordered a drink. I ordered the Tiaco Ninos. Asked for NO melted cheese and when I received my meal...More

Thank KaD7896
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Young woman day manager needs to learn a little patience when faced with a complaint. She got all "pissy" with us. Does not make for a good impression. Just a little problem all blown out of proportion...

Thank Valarie J
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Decided to try Tico's as I had dined at Hacienda Real last trip to Lincoln. Katee, I think that was her name was a very nice server. She explained everything on the menu, asked my tastes, made suggestions, kept my drink glass full and brought...More

Thank Cy2015
Reviewed June 26, 2018

My husband and I decided we would like to have dinner at Ticos tonight. We were quickly seated. It was literally only a couple minutes and Ticos wonderful chips and salsa were at our table. Aasta, was our server and she was very friendly and...More

Thank marshalnk
Reviewed May 20, 2018

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 May 19, 2018

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
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: +1 402-475-1048
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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