CHEF-INSPIRED FINE DINING in Lincoln, NE

Our chef-inspired meals and unique ambiance have made us famous in Lincoln. We invite you to experience the culinary art at Venue.

learn more about our steak program and consumer seasoning blends

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STARTERS


  • Harvest Board
    Selection of house-cured meats | artisan cheese | accoutrements
    1 Cheese
    $13.00
    2 Cheeses
    $15.00
    3 Cheeses
    $17.00
  • General Tso's Brussels Sprouts GF
    $7.00
    House-made tso's sauce | roasted peanuts
  • Spicy Crab Bombs
    $11.00
    Soy cured salmon belly | english cucumber | spicy dungeness crab salad | green apple
  • Prime Strip Tartare
    $15.00
    Roasted marrow bone | CAB prime ny strip | whole grain dijon | shallot | pickled ramp | sherry | capers | cracked black peppercorn | extra virgin olive oil | smoked salt | black truffle
  • Shrimp Cocktail GF
    $10.00
    Jumbo shrimp | house-made cocktail sauce | lemon
  • Lobster Rangoon
    $10.00
    Six cold water lobster rangoons | cream cheese | green onion | roasted red pepper | sriracha | sweet thai chili sauce
  • Spinach and Artichoke Dip GF
    $8.00
    Cheese blend | artichokes | spinach | house chips
  • Crispy Rhode Island Calamari GF
    $10.00
    Point judith calamari | house-pickled hot fresno chile | scallions | fresh chervil | house remoulade or black pepper-chive aïoli
  • Seared Ahi Tuna GF
    $14.00
    Sweet chili sauce | crushed cashews | cilantro
  • Boston Lump Crab Cakes GF
    $11.00
    Four house-made crab cakes | pickled mustard seed | remoulade

FROM THE GARDEN


Available dressings: maple vinaigrette (gluten-free) | caesar | black garlic buttermilk ranch | creamy garlic (gluten-free) | balsamic vinaigrette (gluten-free) | buttermilk ranch | smoky ranch | bleu cheese | dorothy lynch (gluten-free) | raspberry vinaigrette (gluten-free) | Add grilled chicken $2, add grilled salmon $7, add steak $6, add two lump crab cakes $5

  • Venue Pecan Bleu GF
    $10.00
    Candied pecans | brown sugar apples | mixed greens | bleu cheese crumbles | dried cranberries | maple vinaigrette
  • Salmon Mango Berry Salad
    $15.00
    4oz grilled faroe islands salmon | diced mango | strawberry | blueberry | raspberry | crumbled feta | candied pecans | arcadian lettuce blend raspberry vinaigrette
  • Cobb
    $12.00
    Grilled chicken | mixed greens | bleu cheese crumbles | bacon | avocado | hard boiled egg | diced tomato | red onion | black garlic ranch
  • Spinach Salmon GF
    $15.00
    Grilled salmon | baby spinach | toasted almonds | caramelized pear | feta | sliced strawberries | balsamic vinaigrette
  • Wedge GF
    Iceberg wedge | crisp bacon | gorgonzola | tomato | creamy garlic dressing
    Full
    $8.00
    Half
    $4.00
  • Caesar
    $5.00
    Romaine | shaved parmesan | house-cured egg yolk | house-made croutons | caesar dressing | anchovies available upon request
  • House GF
    $5.00
    Mixed greens | cucumber | tomato | cheddar | red onion | egg | croutons

VEGETARIAN


  • Drunken Noodles
    $18.00
    Hoisin | stir fry vegetables | rice noodles | cilantro | cashews | spicy available upon request
    Add Beef Tips
    $5.00
  • Grilled Portobello Mushroom Cap GF
    $14.00
    Organic mushroom and leek sauté | fresh mozzarella | sea salt | smoked tomato | garden herbs
  • Beyond Meatloaf GF V
    $18.00
    Beyond meat blended with roasted mushroom and onion | golden barbeque glaze | marble potatoes | salad of arugula with tomato, onion, parmesan crisps and black garlic molasses

STEAK BURGERS


Our house steak grind is a blend of certified angus beef ribeye, strip, and tenderloin, trimmed lean and ground with 28+ day dry aged angus beef for flavor, texture, and tenderness, seasoned with "venue spice" and seared golden brown. All burgers come with a choice of side. Gluten free buns available.

  • Venue Burger
    $12.00
    House grind 8oz. steak burger | toasted buttered brioche | cabot extra sharp white cheddar | caramelized onions | pecan wood smoked bacon | black pepper and chive aïoli
  • Venue Classic Angus Burger
    $9.00
    House grind 8oz. steak burger | lettuce | tomato | onion | add cheese $1

STEAK BURGER ADD ONS


  • Bacon
    $1.00
  • Crispy Onion Straws
    $2.00
  • Blackened
    $1.00
  • Six Pepper Crust
    $1.00
  • Fried Olive Creek Farms Egg
    $1.00

HEARTH-BAKED


Pizzas or house-made olive oil flatbread

  • Italian Pinwheel Pizza
    $13.00
    A wheel of italian meats | cappicola | mortadella | pepperoni | cotto salami | mozzarella and provolone blend cheese | salad of arugula balsamic vinaigrette | pepperoncini peppers | shaved parmesan cheese
  • Venue Classic
    $11.00
    Pepperoni | italian sausage | bell pepper | mushrooms | onion | olives | mozzarella | charred tomato sauce
  • BBQ Chicken Pizza
    $13.00
    Sweet baby ray's bbq sauce | grilled chicken | blend of mozzarella and smoked gouda cheeses | scallions | bacon | crispy shallots
  • Smoky Gouda Chicken and Artichoke
    $13.00
    Grilled chicken | artichoke | havarti | smoked gouda | roasted garlic parmesan cream sauce
  • Vegetarian Pizza
    $10.00
    Slow toasted tomatoes | garlic | fresh mozzarella | roasted garlic parmesan cream sauce | thyme | balsamic glaze

ENTREES


  • Daily Lunch Features
    Ask your server about our daily lunch features
  • Quiche of the Day
    Chef selection | seasonal ingredients | local olive creek farm eggs | flaky crust | choice of side | market price
  • 4oz Grilled Salmon GF
    $13.00
    Grilled hand-cut salmon fillet | fresh lemon wedges | choice of side
  • Surf n' Turf GF
    $15.00
    6 oz CAB® brand Natural hanging tender | grilled shrimp skewer | choice of side
  • Chicken Tenders
    $10.00
    Four house-breaded chicken tenders | black garlic ranch | choice of side

SANDWICHES


All sandwiches come with a choice of a side. Gluten free buns available.

  • Venue Club
    $11.00
    Wheat berry bread | turkey | ham | bacon | swiss and cheddar cheeses | roasted garlic aïoli | lettuce | tomato
  • Chicken Salad
    $11.00
    Dijon cranberry pecan dressing | bacon | tomato | lettuce | fresh baked croissant
  • Prime Rib
    $14.00
    House-shaved prime rib | caramelized onions | braised mushrooms | creamy horseradish sauce | provolone cheese | hoagie roll
  • Chicken Pesto
    $12.00
    Grilled 8oz. chicken breast | roasted sweet red peppers | butter lettuce | havarti cheese | sun dried tomato pesto | ciabatta
  • New England Style Lobster Roll
    $16.00
    Lobster claw and knuckle meat | diced celery | lemon and black pepper aïoli | chives | buttery new england style split top roll
  • Salmon Ciabatta
    $14.00
    Grilled salmon | lettuce | tomato | red onion | capers | remoulade | open-faced ciabatta bread
  • Uncured NY Strip Pastrami Reuben
    $10.00
    House-made pastrami | sauerkraut | russian dressing | swiss cheese | marble rye
  • Venue Trio (does not include burgers or lobster roll)
    $12.00
    Half sandwich | house-made soup | house salad

SOUPS


  • Hungarian Wild Mushroom GF
    Cup
    $4.00
    Bowl
    $5.00
  • Venue Crab Bisque GF
    Cup
    $4.00
    Bowl
    $6.00
  • Soup Du Jour
    Cup
    $4.00
    Bowl
    $5.00

KIDS


  • Chicken Fingers
    $5.50
    Three crunchy breaded chicken strips with french fries or fruit and choice of ranch, bbq, or honey mustard for dipping
  • Grilled Cheese
    $4.50
    Toasted bread with cheddar cheese and served with fruit or french fries
  • Mozzarella Cheese Sticks
    $5.00
    Six mildly battered cheese sticks served with ranch dressing or tomato sauce
  • Pizza
    $6.50
    Individual pizza covered in mozzarella cheese with choice of one topping
  • Cheddar Mac N' Cheese
    $5.00
    Creamy white cheddar sauce with elbow pasta
  • Venue Steak
    $8.00
    4oz grilled sirloin steak served with french fries or fruit

SIDES


  • Parmesan Pecorino Risotto GF
  • Grilled Asparagus GF
  • Soy Braised Mushrooms GF
  • Seasonal Vegetable Sauté GF
  • Green Bean Amandine GF
  • Roasted Marble Potatoes GF
  • Natural Cut Fries GF
  • Sweet Potato Fries GF
    Additional $1
  • Hazelnut and Sage Brussel Sprouts
    Add
    $1.00
  • White Cheddar Mac & Cheese
    Add truffle
    $4.00

ORDER ONLINE

Crunching a deadline or planning to eat at home? Place your lunch order online and enjoy Venue wherever you please.

Venue Restaurant & Lounge

Venue Restaurant & Lounge 4111 Pioneer Woods Dr Ste 100 Lincoln, NE 68506 (402) 488-8368 info@yourvenue.net