A Progressive Night Out

Nebraska is full of must-try restaurants, but if you’re looking for a progressive night out on the town, there are no better spots than Omaha’s Old Market District and Lincoln’s Historic Haymarket District. These historic districts in the state’s two most populous cities offer all kinds of delicious cuisines — from French comfort food to brewpub bites — and nightlife opportunities you won’t want to miss.

Old Market

Omaha's Old Market District features unique shops and local boutiques, arts and entertainment and an array of dining and pubs to choose from. Spend a night out on the town in Nebraska's biggest city. 

The Berry & Rye

Sign for The Berry & Rye

Visit The Berry & Rye cocktail lounge to enjoy experimental craft concoctions. Each drink is made using house bitters, sodas and syrups, as well as ice from a reverse osmosis water system.

Le Bouillon

Dine on rural French- inspired cuisine at Le Bouillon. Sample unique French comfort foods such as duck frites and chicken & crêpes, as well as caviar, oysters and other raw bar favorites.

Craft Sliders + Beer

A plate of sliders from Craft Sliders + Beer

Stop into Craft Sliders + Beer for, you guessed it, craft sliders and beer. Pair local pints with fabulously delicious sliders, like the classic beef slider, the Al Pastor marinated pork loin slider and the Hang Time teriyaki chicken slider.

Ted & Wally’s

Cap your evening with premium homemade ice cream from Ted & Wally’s. This family-owned ice cream shop offers a rotating menu of over a dozen flavors, as well as shakes, malts, sundaes and floats.


Looking for nightlife in the capital city? Lincoln's Historic Haymarket District offers can't-miss dining and entertainment opportunities at every turn. 


Start your night at Lazlo’s Brewery and Grill for bar-food favorites and house-brewed lagers and ales from Empyrean Brewing Co. We suggest the Third Stone brown, Super Nova Summer Fest and Long Route peanut butter porter.

The Oven

Chana Masala from The Oven

Settle in for dinner at The Oven for mouthwatering Northern India-inspired fare. Start with deep-fried shrimp pakoras or chana masala before digging into chicken tikka madras, reshmi kebabs or tandoori shrimp.

Rabbit Hole

Desserts from the Rabbit Hole

Grab dessert from Rabbit Hole Bakery, where you can indulge your sweet tooth with brownies, tarts, cream puffs, cookies, French macarons and cakes and cheesecakes by the slice.


Head to Alchemy for a nightcap. Try artisan cocktails like the black walnut Manhattan, Amica Mea old fashioned and black bourbon Cin Cin. This cocktail bar also offers seasonal concoctions and dessert drinks.