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Farmer Brown's Steak House

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2620 River Road Dr, Waterloo, NE 68069-2040
+1 402-779-2353
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 16:30 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered the petite filet with baked potato, salad and spaghetti. The steak was cooked, perfectly on the rare side of medium. It had a beautiful sear an each side. So tender and juicy! I had the house dressing on my salad. It was a sweet Italian. The baked potato was fine, but the side of spaghetti had a sweet weird... More 

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Valley
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a real nice family style restaurant, It is a favorite of many in the area, mine too. I had salmon with baked potato, and salad. It all was very good. Salmon cooked just right and baked potato nice and fluffy. A very good meal. The staff are very friendly also. Arrive early as tends to get crowded.

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Eloy
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171 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I love chicken and my wife finally caved in for my request to go again to Farmer Brown's. Honestly, their fried chicken was some of the best I have ever eaten. They are also consistently ranked in the top for their steak offerings. I saw their prime rib also and it looked very good. They even serve catfish and it... More 

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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Nearly an hour from Lincoln, Farmer Brown's Steakhouse just did not deliver for me. Luckily our group of eight didn't have to wait long to be seated and the waitress was very, very good. My steak was a bit overdone and not really tasty. The baked potato was good, but the skin was very tough. Most of the other people... More 

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Navarre, Florida
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Got the four piece chicken dinner. Came with green beans bread salad fries and was excellent. Hot and fresh. Definitely recommend getting there early and often. Friendly staff.

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Sioux City
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We drove down for our anniversary and never been in the area before. Found it from Google. Very popular. It opened at five and was packed right away.

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Peoria, IL
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71 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We tried Farmer Browns for the first time on a Friday night. It was packed with people, who seemed to be having lots of fun. We waited in their pleasant bar-room for 30" or so. We were seated by a friendly hostess and promptly served by a nice waitress. The food was just okay. My chicken livers were flavorless, and... More 

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Waterloo, Nebraska
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Ok, we go there every week or two. It's not far from where we live. There are other places we could go but we prefer Farmer Browns. Been going there for 25 years. We ought to own it. Food is good but steaks, etc, are not seasoned so bring your own seasoning if you want. The "hired hand" prime rib... More 

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California
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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Went on a Friday night. The 30 minute wait was well worth it. Neat bar area with great bartenders to help kill the wait time. The food was superb. Had the fillet with crab legs. Steak was cooked to order(rare). I've been to a lot of so called "nostalgic" steak houses in Omaha and they can't hold a candle to... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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124 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We were with a group of twenty four on Saturday evening. We had been told that prime rib was a must. I was very disappointed. Mine was overcooked and tough. My husbands was what he ordered but it was still tough. The salad was very good, but, for I think $24 per meal it was a disappointment. They did handle... 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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2620 River Road Dr, Waterloo, NE 68069-2040
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 402-779-2353

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