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The Engine House Cafe

6028 Havelock Ave, Lincoln, NE 68507
+1 402-467-2880
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (18 reviews)
“french toast” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
6028 Havelock Ave, Lincoln, NE 68507
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quaint little breakfast/brunch cafe in an old fire station. Nothing fancy, but we were seated and served in a fair amount of time. Staff was not overly attentive, but what they lacked in friendliness was made up for in the food. Great portions, nice selection...More

Thank dmblnd74
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Great place. I've eaten here at least a dozen times. For business, with friends, for breakfast and for lunch. Always a good meal, friendly and reminds me of growing up in rural America. You won't find "fancy", but you will find charm.

Thank mojozenguy
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Cute joint in an old firehouse in the Havelock district of Lincoln. I had rib eye eggs Benedict and it was awesome! Their hollandaise sauce is super creamy and flavorful. My mom had the pancakes and they were cooked to perfection! Thanks Engine House Cafe...More

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We found this little gem on Yelp! A remodeled fire station turned cafe, it's not a super fancy place. It was Sunday, so we had a little bit of a wait to get in, but it was worth the wait. I had trouble deciding what...More

Thank JennS1992
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here to meet a friend for breakfast. Very pleasant staff, the cafe was super clean, and the food was awesome. The waitress really went out of her way to serve us and make us feel at home. I would highly recommend this...More

Thank BCD1901
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Went there with my family which included two children under years old. Had to wait a good 20 minutes to get seated and the kids were NOT happy. The place is small and there is not a ton of seating available. My omelette was good...More

Thank clreichert24
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We googled Best Breakfast in Lincoln and this came up as #3. The 1 and 2 weren't open yet, so there we went. It was not fancy at all, but service was prompt and the food was delicious. Daughter had the french toast with bacon...More

Thank sanderson79
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here many times over the past years and is usually good food. A little pricey for diner food and a salad is over $8. But I like to patronize local eateries. I am just tired of consistently getting rusty lettuce for what I...More

Thank kswanny
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Everyone in my family loves going to Engine House for breakfast. From the huge Mickey Mouse Pancakes to the Eggs Benedict (and don't eve get me started on the Belgian waffles!), Engine House never disappoints. My only complaint is that the lunch/dinner food doesn't even...More

Thank mgossard114
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Quaint cafe with fast service. Great Biscuits and Gravy! Food was reasonable and excellent coffee. It was very busy and waited for 15 minutes but well worth the wait.

Thank The_Cody_Concierge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6028 Havelock Ave, Lincoln, NE 68507
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-467-2880
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