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Ole's Big Game Steakhouse & Lounge

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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113 N Oak St, I-80, Exit 145, Paxton, NE 69155-1343
+1 308-239-4500
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
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Omaha, Nebraska
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232 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always stop at this place on our trips to Colorado. Chicken special today was only 7.99. Three pieces of chicken, mashed potatoes, carrots, roll, and dessert. Waitress was awesome and food was fast. Love all of Ole's animal hunt photos and wall mounts. I am not a hunter, but it is truly remarkable to see all the animals. I... More 

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Columbus, Indiana
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you like stuffed animals and a wood decor, this is the place. If you like great rocky mountain oysters and steaks, this the place. We had bone-in rib eyes that were perfectly cooked. The afore mentioned oysters were the best I have had in the west. Our waitress was super attentive and pleasant. Cocktails were well mixed and flavorful.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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93 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Travelling west from North Platte stopped for lunch at this restaurant and bar. Chose the buffalo burger that came with a generous serving of fries and some lettuce, onion and gherkin. I settled on the brownie sundae for dessert. My fellow diner had the BBQ baby back ribs that came with fries, bread roll and a side of salad. The... More 

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Thank iitravel
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome!! Making steak great again! Impeccable service. Swede's bartender little short, but great whistler!

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Thank Janell G
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Pulled Pork was tasty, as were the grilled veggies. The side salad was basic. The coleslaw resembled coleslaw, but the waterery dressing was lacking in consistently and didn't really adhere to the vegetables.

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Thank Steven P
Libertyville, Illinois
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Been visiting for over 20 years. We always have cocktails and yummy prime rib!! Great staff and food!! Just go!!

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Thank slong1
Bluffton, South Carolina
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93 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Ole's is world famous for the wide collection of wild game mounts from all over the world. PETA and environmentalists need not stop! Ole's is a step back in time . . . the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s when the owner opened up after Prohibition was repealed. From his profits he hunted all over the world and brought back some... More 

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Thank ForrestHBrown
NE Illinois
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110 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

When researching the area for an upcoming trip...I ran across this restaurant and it looked interesting, so we had to try it out...actually had dinner and then lunch the next day here too because it is one of the only restaurants around! LOL! Dinner was a disappointment...our waitress actually was complaining about how tired she was! LOL! Expanded to tell... More 

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Scottsbluff, Nebraska
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104 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Traveling with a group of friends on the way home from a convention. We had no reservations but they were able to move tables a accommodate 11 of us. The food was good and the server was friendly and efficient. Sam also kept checking on everyone's drinks.

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Southworth
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I was on a road trip from Chicago to Denver. I happened to be hungry and stumbled upon this place. It is an old town right off the freeway. It is family owned and all the meat is from their own ranch. I happened to order the buffalo steak. The food was very good and the atmosphere was unique. All... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 N Oak St, I-80, Exit 145, Paxton, NE 69155-1343
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Paxton
  • Phone Number: +1 308-239-4500

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?