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The Engine House Cafe

6028 Havelock Ave, Lincoln, NE 68507-1158
+1 402-467-2880
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (18 reviews)
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American, Cafe
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6028 Havelock Ave, Lincoln, NE 68507-1158
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Built in a hundred- year old firehouse, they have the best eggs Benedict’s we have found anywhere. Good service too, even when it’s a full house over the noon hour.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m tempted to put one star just to keep this place from getting too popular! The breakfast is great, the service is fast. Be sure to give yourself enough time on busy days because the wait can be long.

Thank Joel S
Reviewed 13 March 2018

I took my son here for his birthday brunch and we were not disappointed. On a Sunday at 10:30 we got seated quickly with only about a 10 minute wait. I got the gravy smothered biscuits and they were sooooo good. My son got chocolate...More

Thank TakeMeToCabo
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We love grabbing breakfast at The Engine House on the weekend. Be ready for a short wait on the weekend, it’s a very popular place. Parking isn’t so bad, but you may have to park a ways down the street. For us, it’s always worth...More

Thank Ruddy B
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We kind of stumbled into here looking for a quick lunch between meetings. The menu is huge. Service is very good and the servers are engaging. Prices are very reasonable and the portion are nice. I’ll be back

1  Thank JoRoOmaha
Reviewed 22 November 2017

My boyfriend and I went in there yesterday morning for breakfast and it was full but it was quiet. There were elderly people eating their breakfast and they didn't even mind us coming in. Our waitress was friendly and prompt. Our food came out in...More

Thank Shaelyn V
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Caught a lunch here the other day, average in every respect. They had all of the blinds drawn, so could not even appreciate the beautiful day. This is a renovated fire station so it has a little charm, but not as much as I would...More

Thank Gulfcoasters
Reviewed 30 September 2017

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 4 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6028 Havelock Ave, Lincoln, NE 68507-1158
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-467-2880
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