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The Watering Hole

$$ - $$$American, ,
1321 O St, Lincoln, NE 68508-1512
+1 402-438-3054
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
13 Mar 2017
“Food, drinks and keno”
21 Jun 2017
“Bartender/waiter was rude. Ruined my experience.”
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1321 O St, Lincoln, NE 68508-1512
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

We went there to escape bad weather last weekend. Asked the bartender if he had any drink specials, pointed me to the menu. I asked for a long island iced tea (that special didn't start until 9pm & it was about 8:30pm). I caught my...More

1  Thank jessicasA167IH
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Stopped in for a bite before a show at the Bourbon. $2 PBR draughts and mouth watering grilled jalapeño wings. Will have to take my boys there for the wings.

Thank Porterpoint
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Nice clean sports bar. Food is good with a nice selection, staff very pleasant, clean atmosphere, many television screens to watch the game, large outdoor patio area and keno. Ample parking, easy access.

Thank Holly8410
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

After hearing about these famous wings and not being from here, thought we'd try it. Walked in early Sunday evening and immediately noticed a funky smell. Food came out fast and service was pretty good, but that's as far as it goes. The boneless wings...More

Thank Amber L
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We used to come here in college and it was a dark hole in the wall that smelled like spilled beer. The owner have really cleaned this place up and I was very surprised on my recent trip. I kind of liked the older version...More

Thank CaribbeanFan79
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I stopped in for lunch and was very pleased with my food. The bar is a little small, but the staff were great and very helpful !

Thank ruckusridgenc
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Went for the wings. They were nice. Sat at the bar. Service was ok. I like cocktails. This seems like more of a beer bar. It was difficult for the bartender to find all the ingredients for the cocktail "special".

Thank Go2FunFood
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Great wings, I preferred the old bay grilled wings, excellent, we were there on a nice that offered $1 tacos, why not! Good beers and bartender was super nice and talkative.

Thank grimesmag
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

We used to eat here all the time and they must be under new management because it isn't the same. This was one of our favorite places a few years back but not anymore. Also very expensive for wings. Service isn't good either.

Thank Lovetotravelfamily4
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Got the grilled Hot wings. They were OK. I've had better. Not your standard sports bar but not much better than that. They need more unique flavor if they want to claim they're the best.

Thank Kevin S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1321 O St, Lincoln, NE 68508-1512
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-438-3054
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