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$$ - $$$Mexican,
317 S. 17th St/17th & M, Lincoln, NE 68508
+1 402-475-1048
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
317 S. 17th St/17th & M, Lincoln, NE 68508
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tico's was one of the very first places we ever ate Mexican food over 30 years ago. We wanted to see if the food was as good as we remembered it being. We were pleasantly surprised as the Chili Relleno was just as good if...More

Thank goldentraveler2015
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We have eaten at this place 100's of times, and love the food. However I don't love it enough to wait over an hour for my food when the place is def not busy, maybe 10 tables total. this was by far the worst service...More

Thank muzunguterry
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Was wonderfully surprised that the meals were as good as I remembered from many, many years ago! and the margaritas great too! It remains one of the best Mexican restaurants in Lincoln!

Thank Karen75017
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The service, atmosphere and the Margeritas are all Top Shelf, treat yourself and your friends to a great experience!

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We started with Margaritas and they were great. I had to hold myself back or we would have started a Conga Line. We had the Seafood Enchiladas and they were great as well. This is not something you commonly find, so we thought we would...More

Thank Spike314159
Reviewed 30 April 2017

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...More

Thank bajj9074
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
Reviewed 15 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
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...More

Thank gburgess99
Reviewed 20 February 2017

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

Thank RON G
Jen J, Manager at Ticos, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

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....More

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Monica S
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Response from Mary C | Reviewed this property |
No, I sure don't, but they both sound delicious.
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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