Eclectic. Historic. Vibrant.

Downtown Lincoln is an eclectic and vibrant district, overflowing with the energy of its historic roots and modern flair. Nestled close to the University of Nebraska - Lincoln campus, it serves as a melting pot of culture, cuisine and entertainment. It offers something for everyone to enjoy and explore.

Eat & Drink

Dining in downtown Lincoln is a journey of culinary delights, from the high-end elegance of DISH, helmed by a James Beard-nominated chef, to beloved Lincoln classics like Tico's, where comfort Mexican food meets nostalgia. Unique bars also dot the landscape, offering distinct experiences such as the Copper Kettle, where innovative Moscow mule cocktails reign supreme, and Barrymore's, a hidden gem tucked behind the Rococo Theater.

Shopping & Entertainment

Shopping enthusiasts will find themselves lost in a labyrinth of boutiques. The unique shopping options include the charming Francie and Finch Bookstore, Threads outdoors and lifestyle apparel, Ruby Begonias for quirky treasures and Tsuru for unique gifts, fashion and decor.

Entertainment options in downtown Lincoln cater to all ages and interests. Families can explore the wonders of the Lincoln Children's Museum or delve into the rich history of Nebraska at the Nebraska History Museum. For a dose of culture, the Lied Center offers world-class performing arts experiences, while music lovers can groove to the rhythms of live bands at the legendary Zoo Bar, steeped in history and atmosphere.

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