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Dempsey's Burger Pub - CLOSED

228 N 12th St, Lincoln, NE 68508-1418
+1 402-435-0702
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
3 Oct 2016
“Lunch before Huskers game... average”
10 Aug 2016
“Awesome little dive bar!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
228 N 12th St, Lincoln, NE 68508-1418
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had lunch before the football game & seemed to be just before the crowd. I had Thai burger & truffle fries. Both were average - fries were not at all crispy. Plastic silverware, paper baskets matched the food. Perhaps with different expectations? Another in...More

Thank JinAbr
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We strolled into Dempsey's as it was a couple of blocks from our hotel as we were passing through Lincoln, and it was recommended by our concierge when I told him we were too tired to get properly dressed for dinner after a long day...More

Thank TriNicolino
Reviewed 25 July 2016

traveling through nebraska and went here on the recommendation of my bonus mom. it was a strange time of day, about 3 on a sunday so there were only a couple of tables so i attribute that to the service just being ok. food was...More

Thank l8rg8rs
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Incredible burgers! Yummy french fries! And most importantly they have great sauces! The place is kind of dark; however the staff is so friendly.

Thank hazalcanisag
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

You'll find it on the menu and it's pretty darn good but a lot more expensive than In-N-Out. The beer was fine with lots of choices but they still wash the glasses in a strong bar wash and it smells like it. The truffle fries...More

Thank jeffdrj
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I usually eat at Dempsey's at least once when I'm in town on business. Some of the best burgers in town, and I think I've tried most of them in the immediate area. Friendly staff, love the house burger and all the different French fry...More

Thank JSSH70
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

I am sooo impressed by this place. My burger was amazing (just a plain ol' bacon cheese). The bun was soft perfection. The fries were extra but totally worth it (only $2). I don't know how to describe them but they were exactly what I...More

Thank travelingfool76
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Ok, so I know few little places that do not offer burger and fries together as a pair or at least chips. My goodness, hold onto your socks, this is that place. No fries with your burger or chips for that matter. But...the fries are...More

Thank luckeycharm
Reviewed 15 November 2015

I enjoyed my meal and drinks. The staff were attentive and friendly. Due to the close proximity of UNL campus and Dempsey's, this would be my preferred starting and ending point before and after a good Husker football game.

1  Thank Marino A
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Food was fine but the cost and service were terrible. I ordered a mushroom burger. It was a business lunch and they automatically added a 15-20% tip and it cost me over $11 for the one burger. No fries, just water and a burger -...More

Thank Dwight L
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 N 12th St, Lincoln, NE 68508-1418
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-435-0702
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