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317 S. 17th St/17th & M, Lincoln, NE 68508
+1 402-475-1048
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I was very young One of my first jobs was working at the Tico's in Omaha on south 72nd St. It's no longer there. It took me awhile to actually try the food myself,but I fell in love with the chile rellenos with the green chile w/pork sauce. I don't know what's authentic and don' care because this is... More 

Thank bajj9074
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Although Tico's has a lot of competition with our newer restaurants, the atmosphere cannot be beaten here. When I met my husband , this is the place he took me and I love it. The food is authentic and oh, the Margaritas are good!

Thank Paulette H
York, Nebraska
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We love Tico's and have been dining here for years. The atmosphere is nice with great menu choices. The margarita's are very good and so are the chili rellenos.

Thank travelbug37th
Denver, Colorado
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch on a Sunday. We were seated quickly and our server was very helpful. The food was solid, not too greasy. We had salsa and guacamole with the house chips to start, and everyone enjoyed their meal selection. I had a combo with a tamale, chile relleno, and chicken and cream cheese enchilada, and... More 

Thank gburgess99
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Most of the food was pretty good. The service was just ok. The inside of the restaurant is beautiful.

Thank RON G
Jen J, Manager at Ticos, responded to this review

Ron, Thanks for taking the time to write a review! We're always happy to hear that people think we have a beautiful restaurant! I'm sorry to hear that you felt your service was just ok. We want people leaving feeling like they received excellent service. If anything is every lacking, including the service, feel free to let us know. We're... More 

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93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We stayed about a block from this place so we just walked over and had supper one night. Food was very good, and the portions were huge.

Thank ekhomme
Grand Island, Nebraska
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94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Have never been disappointed with Tico's, went there for a business lunch, great food, quick and friendly service, clean, comfortable, will go again

Thank RLCZ70
Lincoln, Nebraska
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156 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Our younger daughter and family were visiting and no visit is complete for her without a stop at Tico's. She was not disappointed. She remembered when Tico's first opened when she was young. Chimichango supreme was enjoyed by son in law, Ticoritto was favorite of one granddaughter . Toni, our server was excellent, very efficient and had our chips and... More 

Thank marshalnk
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We ate here in celebration of my sisters birthday and were so impressed!! My sister and two of her kiddos have celiacs disease and the entire staff did a great job of accommodating them and our 7 kiddos. The food was super yummy too!! We highly recommend Ticos!

Thank Kylee G
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Our server Nate was the best --we had quality real service -- had 2 grands with and he doted on them --

Thank Betti B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 S. 17th St/17th & M, Lincoln, NE 68508
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-475-1048
Locally owned and located downtown, Tico's has been serving Mexican inspired dishes for 40 years. Enjoy longtime favorites like the Chile Rellenos and Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos. Full bar available along with great Happy Hour specials Monday-Friday. Mexican brunch served alongside our full menu on Sundays from 11am-2pm. Take-out, catering and private party room available. Reservations accepted.

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