University of Nebraska: Best Late Night Food Spots

Whether you’re up until two in the morning cramming for that big biology exam or you’re simply looking for a late-night bite to curb a night out at the bar, Lincoln has a spot for you. Home to the University of Nebraska, Lincoln is vibrant with one-of-a-kind eateries, cheap eats, and easy things to grab and go. Here are the 10 best late-night food spots near the University of Nebraska! 

1. Huskerville Pub and Pizza, Lincoln, NE

Huskerville Pub and Pizza has been a longstanding favorite dive spot for locals to chow down on pizza and bar food. The atmosphere is very friendly and you’re likely to see a lot of regulars coming in late to grab a slice of one of their hot and cheesy specialty pizzas. 

Get out of the rain and check out today's featured lunch - Buffalo Chicken Salad 🥗

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2. The Watering Hole, Lincoln, NE

The best wings you can get near the University of Nebraska are being served up at The Watering Hole. Make sure to order your wings grilled to find out why this joint consistently wins the title of best hot wings in the area. 

Victory meal!

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3. McFarland & Son’s Authentic Irish Pub, Lincoln, NE

If you’re looking for some late night grub and a drink then look no further than McFarland & Son’s Authentic Irish Pub. It has the classic Irish pub atmosphere and occasionally you can catch live Irish music as well. They are known for serving up hearty dishes at a great price. 

Celebrating International Hamburger Day in style!

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4. Big Sal’s Pizza and Subs, Lincoln, NE

Voted as the best pizza in Lincoln, Big Sal’s Pizza whips out fresh gourmet pizzas that are packed with toppings. Their menu also includes wings, subs, pasta, and much more at great prices. They’re open until 2 a.m. every night feeding hungry patrons looking for hot and tasty food. 

Thursdays mean two chili dogs with a soft drink for just $5.00!!!!!!

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5. Bison Witches Bar & Deli, Lincoln, NE

Bison Witches Bar & Deli is a small sandwich shop conveniently located near the University and has some of the best gourmet sandwiches you’ll ever try. They also have bread bowls and other delicious bites served up quickly in a friendly atmosphere.

6. The Press Box, Lincoln, NE

The Press Box located in Lincoln is family owned restaurant that not only serves delicious food but also keeps you entertained with their pool tables, shuffleboard, and other variety of games. The atmosphere is always family-friendly and their amazing food is available to order late. 

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7. LeadBelly, Lincoln, NE

LeadBelly is a restaurant and bar located in the historic Haymarket. It’s a newer restaurant that has quickly exploded into a local favorite. It has an old school tavern charm and they serve up their delicious gourmet food late.  

Time to let us start cooking for you again! Tonight's dinner special : Italian pork roll 👌🏽

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8. Legends Patio Grill & Bar, Lincoln, NE

Located in downtown Lincoln, Legends Patio Grill & Bar is known to have one of the best patios in the area to kick back and relax with friends and enjoy great food. They serve a variety of fresh fare and tasty drinks making this the perfect place to meetup with friends and grab a late night bite. 

9. Yia Yia’s Pizza and Beer, Lincoln, NE

Yia Yia’s Pizza and Beer is exactly what the name says. They offer a full menu of pizza, beer, and wine. They also have outdoor seating and are open late so you can grab one of their hot signature slices at any hour of the night.

Spending way too many afternoons in this window seat

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10. Marz, Lincoln, NE

Marz is fun lounge with a classy and modern feel. They serve up great cocktails and small plates to satisfy your late night hunger. Try their unique dishes like the curried chicken quesadilla that perfectly combine a variety of flavors. This is a place to try out for something new and wonderful every time. 

Tostada Tuesday!!! Jackfruit and pork options!

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