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Parthenon Restaurant

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5500 S 56th St # 100, Lincoln, NE 68516-1834
+1 402-423-2222
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Parthenon has always been one of my favorite places in Lincoln. They have your Greek staples like gyros and falafel which are good but the more specialty Greek dishes are why I go. Their Dolmathes, grape leaf wrapped meat and saganaki is by far my favs. You also can't beat their Sunday Morning Brunch Omelettes! The Owners are very involved... More 

Thank BeccaGF
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have experienced wonderful Greek food in many places, including Melbourne, Australia. So I was very happy to be introduced to Parthenon, a family owned and operated Greek restaurant in Lincoln. The atmosphere is very nice, great friendly service, and excellent Greek cuisine! I love the fact that they offer many of their family's special dishes! We had the Roasted... More 

Thank Ben C
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given some free gift cards for this restaurant so we tried it twice. I am not a fan of greek food so it wasn't very good for us. The service was good and the food is ok for the right person.

Thank RON G
Post, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were traveling through Lincoln and found this gem on trip advisor. We started with saganaki. It was fried to melty perfection, the flames doused with fresh lemon. The pita bread is made in house and is flatter then I'm used to, but tastier as well. For dinner I had moussaka offered with to sides. This was a beautifully made... More 

Thank Travelswithsetters
Auburndale, Florida
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141 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Reviews were good so we stopped while in Lincoln. Big mistake !! The restaurant was not busy but service was only mediocre. Pastitio was a large portion but swimming in watery liquid. Pasta was not drained. Server expressed an attitude when I mentioned how wet the Pastitio was. Manager came out to say that is how they cook it to... More 

Thank Abrndale
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I adore Greek food so my expectations are high. This place did not disappoint! They had lovely kids menu options for my toddler while I enjoyed some darn good Greek food. Service was great and attentive. Zero complaints here!

Thank Lacey K
Hallandale Beach, Florida, United States
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195 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is a pretty good Greek restaurant - very popular with families and friends. Service is fine. Not the greatest Greek food in the world, but adequate.

Thank Jerry J
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

The family decided to try something new and was rewarded with a great meal. Everyone tried something different so we had quite the assortment to try. We were very pleased and will be back soon.

Thank Gregory A
Le Mars, Iowa, United States
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

First of all, they take reservations! This is a must for our family and friends because I do not like to wait, especially with a large group after a football game in Lincoln. They were very efficient, the food was delicious and everyone was satisfied with their meals. We had 11 adults in our group.

Thank Kathryne S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We had a surprise birthday party for someone turning 65. It was game day in Nebraska -- which is pretty sacred. Nevertheless they delivered up a special menu to our liking (we're not very ethnic eaters) - facilitated the party of about 45 - had a game day theme for us (not their usual cultural focus) - and we had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5500 S 56th St # 100, Lincoln, NE 68516-1834
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-423-2222

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