From cozy diners serving up comfort food classics to trendy and unique eateries, here are some of Lincoln’s best spots to satisfy your nighttime cravings.

Abelardo’s Mexican Fresh

When it comes to late-night cravings, few things rival the savory taste of Mexican fare. Abelardo’s Mexican Fresh boasts a mouth-watering menu featuring burritos, tacos, quesadillas, nachos, and more, guaranteed to satisfy even the most insatiable midnight hunger pangs.


2240 N 48th St and 5020 N 26th Street

Mon-Thurs: 7 AM – 2 AM

Fri-Sat: 7 AM – 4 AM

Sun: 8 AM – 12 AM

Big Red Restaurant and Sports Bar

Elevate your celebration after cheering on the Huskers by indulging in delicious food and refreshing drinks at Big Red Restaurant and Sports Bar. Offering a diverse menu selection, lively music, and over 60 TVs for optimal sports viewing, Big Red Restaurant and Sports Bar provides the ideal experience for sports enthusiasts to gather.


955 W O Street

M-S: 9 AM – 2 AM


8933 Andermatt Drive

Sun-Tues: 11 AM – 10 PM

Wed-Thurs: 11 AM – 11 PM

Fri-Sat: 11 AM – 12 PM

C. Berry’s

C. Berry’s is home of the Legendary Late-Night Breakfast and BBQ. Whether you're just getting off work or saving yourself from a future hangover, C. Berry’s savory menu with perfectly smoked barbeque and to-die-for mac & cheese and their top-tier staff will be your hero of the night.


1422 O Street

Fri: 11 AM-3 PM & 11 PM – 3 AM

Sat: 11 PM – 3 AM

D.P. Dough

Elevate your pizza order with a custom-made calzone at D.P. Dough. After a crazy late night out in Lincoln and seeking a satisfying late-night bite, the irresistible, cheesy goodness of their personalized calzones promise to make your heart melt and delight your tastebuds.


1442 O Street

Mon-Sun: 4 PM – 4 AM

George’s Gourmet Grill

Featuring an assortment of menu options spanning from classic American grub to tantalizing Mediterranean dishes, George’s Gourmet Grill is adept to satisfy you and all your friend's late-night cravings.


1400 O Street

Mon-Sun: 10 AM – 2:45 AM

Ali Babas Gyro

Located in the heart of downtown Lincoln, Ali Baba’s Gyros is a haven for late-night goers, offering genuine Mediterranean recipes including amazing kebabs, gyros, and burger dishes. The warm and inviting atmosphere and exquisite cuisine helps create many late-night memories.


112 N 14th Street

Sun-Mon: 10:30 AM – 10:55 PM

Tues-Wed: 10:30 AM – 11:55 PM

Thurs-Sat: 10:30 AM – 2:45 PM

Pickleman’s Gourmet Cafe

Don’t get yourself into a “pickle” with no plan for a late-night snack after a night on O street in Lincoln. Pickleman’s Gourmet Cafe has a diverse menu with an assortment of sandwiches toasted to perfection, thin and crispy pizzas, mac & cheese bowls with all different flavors, and so much more that is sure to satisfy your hunger after a crazy night.


1442 O Street

Sun-Thurs: 10 AM – 11 PM

Fri-Sat: 10 AM – 3 AM

D’Leon’s Mexican Restaurant

Since 2003, D’Leon’s Mexican Restaurant has been serving Lincoln locals with its fresh and authentic cuisine. A go-to spot for late-nighters, this family-owned gem remains true to its roots, consistently serving up immensely flavorful and savory dishes prepped fresh from the start.

1221 N 27th Street and 2140 W O Street

M-S: Open 24 Hours

Lazzari’s Pizza

Bringing the authentic flavors of the Big Apple to Lincoln, Nebraska, Lazzari’s crave-worthy pizza paired with their great beer selection ensure a great way to end your night festivities. A locally owned pizzeria, Lazzari’s freshly made dough and signature toppings all baked into a traditional stove oven will have you say “fahgettaboudit” to your cardboard pizza.


4701 Old Cheney Rd D

Mon-Sun: 11 AM – 9 PM

McKinney’s Irish Pub

You don’t need the “Luck of the Irish” to enjoy some old-fashioned entertainment at McKinney’s Irish Pub. Located in the Haymarket District, McKinney’s serves a delightful mix of Irish and American cuisine with a wide selection of beer and whiskey, ensuring a lively atmosphere that lasts throughout the night.

151 N 8th Street

Mon-Sun: 11 Am – 2 AM

Toppers Pizza

Another classic late-night pizzeria is Toppers Pizza, located in downtown Lincoln. Toppers Pizza makes a statement with their bold, flavorful, and unique House recipe pizza and their signature line of World-Famous Topperstix, along with many other delicious menu items featuring mac ‘n cheese and wings.


1226 P Street

Mon-Sun: 10:30 AM – 3 AM

Tipsy Tina’s Taco Cantina

Nestled in the Historic Haymarket, Tipsy Tina’s Taco Cantina offers an unbeatable late-night duo: tacos and tequila. With its inviting atmosphere and perfect outdoor patio for summer nights, this local gem sets the vibe for a fun and memorable night of Mexican eats and delightful margaritas shared among friends.


800 Q Street

Mon-Thurs: 11 AM – 12 AM

Fri-Sat: 11 AM – 1 AM

Sun: 11 AM – 10 PM

Rita’s Pizza and Chicken Fusion

When hunger strikes in the midst of a late night, Rita's Pizza and Chicken Fusion set out to change the face of late-night pizza delivery in Lincoln. This family-owned establishment blends the rich flavors of pizza with authentic Indian cuisine, promising a unique and unforgettable dining experience to satisfy your cravings with friends.


1000 Saunders Avenue

Mon-Sun: 3 PM – 3 AM

Insomnia Cookies

For those plagued by insomnia or just coming home froma night out and yearning for a late-night indulgence for something warm and sweet, look no further than Insomnia Cookies. Located near the UNL campus, the vast array of rich and irresistible flavors of cookies are sure to warm any post-midnight gatherings.


1601 Q Street B

Mon-Wed: 11 AM – 1 AM

Thurs-Sat: 11 AM – 3 AM

Sun: 12 PM – 1 AM

Hurts Donuts

“Donut” end the night on a sour note. Grab a sweet and adorable treat at Hurts Donuts. Located in downtown Lincoln, Hurst Donuts breaks all the donut rules, with each unique flavor and uniform-free toppings, and are a perfect topper to the tasteful milkshakes or iced coffee for an Instagram-worthy late-night recap post.


129 N 10th Street #100

M-S: Open 24 Hours