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The Oven

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201 N 8th St Ste 117, Lincoln, NE 68508
+1 402-475-6118
17:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Omaha, Nebraska
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have actually gone here several times now while visiting Lincoln. I really like it. The food is always delicious. The restaurant is great for just a casual dinner with friends or a nice night out on a date.

Thank VerEChoosE
Newburyport, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was great! the spinach naan was so good and my chicken korma (curry) was really delicious too! Everyone was happy with their meal. Also the service was great!

Thank Jessica D
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice restaurant, but I was overall unimpressed. The location is nice, in the heart of Lincoln, and there is shaded outdoor seating. The service was fine and I always had water in my cup. Apart from the amazing soup, I was unimpressed by the food. For the price, the portions were not very generous. I had the... More 

Thank K_bu1
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Five of us for dinner and they couldn't have looked after us better. Food was excellent and the restaurant is very well appointed. Staff were a good bunch and the restaurant had a good feeling about it. Well worth dropping into but there's plenty of choice.

Lincoln, Nebraska
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you are looking for impeccable dining in Lincoln Ne. try the Indian oven. The food is incredible as is the staff. One of the best wine selections in the city plus the wines are more reasonably priced without the high mark up. Our favorites are the Thimphu chicken, chicken jalfrazie and mixed tandoori grill. Ask to sit on the... More 

Thank Cindi5971
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Had the sampler app and a lamb and chicken dish. Both were tender and spicy and perfectly done. Was only in town for 1 night and chose the right place. FYI, their wine list is also incredible. Would go back again if traveling through town.

Thank Alex G
Chicago, IL
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97 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The Indian food served at this place is different than most of the Indian restaurants across the country (New York, Chicago). It is a lot lighter as they use less oil but the taste is excellent.

Thank TravelsABunch
Hallandale Beach, Florida, United States
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182 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We annually visit The Oven Restaurant when we visit friends and relatives in Omaha and Lincoln. Good Indian cuisine is often hard to find in the US, but this is one of the top Indian restaurants we have found. The menu is extensive, and we have always had a great meal there. Wine selection is extensive, the staff is friendly... More 

Thank Jerry J
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

They have a good selection of Indian food, most are spicy. My Biryani with shrimp was good and more than I could eat. I would go there again.

Thank Steven A
Santa Monica
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

The Oven came highly recommended. We loved it. No question the best Indian food around. Would go back next time in Lincoln.

Thank Marie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N 8th St Ste 117, Lincoln, NE 68508
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-475-6118
to The Oven Haymarket/Cellar, The Oven East and Himalayas. Our aspiration is to provide you with a delightful dining experience. You will indulge in cuisine of Northern India and Bhutan. Our dishes are rich in flavor, color, and texture. With family style dining we hope that you bring family and friends to savor some of the finest Indian cuisine.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?