The 10 Best Diners in Nebraska!

Visiting the hottest restaurants is always fun, but sometimes all you really need is a wholesome meal like your grandmother would make. Nebraska is home to plenty of greasy spoons and diners that can satisfy your craving for a hearty breakfast or late-night pick-me-up. Here are the 10 best diners in Nebraska.

1. Engine House Cafe, Lincoln, NE

Located in an old fire station built in 1900, the Engine House Cafe is the perfect joint for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. While there is plenty to feast on, the breakfast menu is definitely recommended for first-timers and regulars!

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2. 11-Worth Cafe, Omaha, NE

There’s a reason why 11 Worth Cafe is not just an Omaha staple, but a landmark in the city. This classic diner serves up large portions of tasty dishes at friendly prices.

3. Mel's Diner, Fremont, NE

Take a step back in time at Mel’s Diner in Fremont. This friendly diner is covered with 1950s memorabilia and the food is everything you would expect from a diner of that era, plus some extra surprises.

4. Hi-Way Diner, Lincoln, NE

Open 24/7, the Hi-Way Diner in Lincoln is a magical place that serves comfort foods with love. The omelets are a must, but they also serve burgers, grilled wraps, steaks, and much more.

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5. Lisa’s Radial Cafe, Omaha, NE

Tasty, filling, and friendly: what else do you need in a diner? Lisa’s Radial Cafe checks all the boxes. This Omaha favorite is a wonderful reminder of everything that is good in the world, especially things that are covered in gravy.

6. Tommy's Restaurant, Grand Island, NE

Tommy’s Restaurant in Grand Island is a family-owned and operated diner that has been around for more than 25 years. The real reason to visit is for Tommy’s pies, which come in a variety of tasty flavors such as pecan, peach, chocolate peanut butter, and more.

7. Stauffer’s Cafe & Pie Shoppe, Lincoln, NE

A visit to Stauffer’s Cafe & Pie Shoppe is like a visit to your grandmother’s house for breakfast. This old-school diner specializes in breakfast classics and homemade pies that never disappoint.

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8. Lincoln Highway Diner, North Platte, NE

For comfort food classics, head to the Lincoln Highway Diner in North Platte where the portions are big and the coffee is always flowing. If every town had a place like the Lincoln Highway Diner, the world would be a far better place.

9. Harold’s Koffee House, Omaha, NE

Harold’s Koffee House has been in operation since 1968 providing Omaha with solid breakfast fare at affordable prices. Not to mention, Harold’s will keep your coffee cup filled and your stomach happy.

10. Tina’s Cafe, Lincoln, NE

For cinnamon rolls as big as your face and wholesome down-home cooking, head to Tina’s Cafe & Catering in Lincoln. At this classic diner, breakfast is served until 11 a.m. and homemade specials are always available. 

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