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Parthenon Restaurant

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5500 S 56th St # 100, Lincoln, NE 68516-1834
(402) 423-2222
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love...love this restaurant!! everything here is appetizing including the atmosphere. The baklavah is to die for!! Delicious!

Thank Rene B
Lincoln, Nebraska
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped here with some colleagues and not only was the food and atmosphere great, but is was quiet enough at lunch time to have a good conversation. The special for that day was also great!

Thank John B
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We ordered the Calamari, Mousaka and Pastitsio. There was so much food that we could not eat all of it. The food was good, the atmosphere was nice and the waitress was good. The desserts we ordered were to go and they were bland. We have been ruined by the older ladies at the Greek church!

Thank BillerinCO
Kansas City, MO
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

The food here was a pleasant surprise, good food and good value. A real gem in Lincoln! Try the stuffed grape leaves!

Thank John W
Watertown, South Dakota
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Visited a week ago with my sister for lunch on our way through 1.) They carry Hinas, a very wonderful Greek Beer 2.) Tztaki sauce + RRPH are wonderful. Good portion sizes on the Pita Bread 3.) Veggies were great, Gyro was exactly what i expected. 4.) Desserts were to die for (NAPOLEON!) Overall, great experience. Would recommend to friends.

Thank zragefyre
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

A first class culinary experience. Their menu's depth leaves every other Greek Restaurant behind we've ever dined at. Flavorful Greek Salads, dozens of dessert offerings, robust specialty drink listings, impeccable service, and the willingness of management, kitchen and wait staff to adapt their offerings are remarkable. We brought along my wife's 88 year old uncle who had rarely tried Greek... More 

Thank Bruce W
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The server's apron was so crusty and gross I really didn't want her touching my plate. If I go there again and her apron is filthy I won't go back in to eat. The food was good, with interesting flavors. We ate a whole range of items from the lunch and side menus. But, I ordered a glass of wine... More 

Thank Meligirl
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118 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

I enjoy trying unique ethnic places. The menu offered good Greek choices. I tried the Dolemathes Platter. The meat mixture was wrapped in actual grape leaves giving it a enjoyable flavor. My friend raved about the Santorini pizza. The decor is getting a bit weary, but I'll definitely be back.

Thank HuskerTraveler2
Kearney, Nebraska
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went there to celebrate our anniversary. Service a bit slow. Food was good not great. I asked my wife if she would want to go again she said no. I ordered a stuffed pepper item that was supposed to have some Greek sausage in it I think they forgot to add it mostly rice and sauce... More 

Thank Jimdex54
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful as always. Attentive waiter. Never a bad experience. If you like desserts be sure to check out their selections. One of our Lincoln favorites.

Thank virgil1023

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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 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5500 S 56th St # 100, Lincoln, NE 68516-1834
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: (402) 423-2222

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