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Ole's Big Game Steakhouse & Lounge

113 N Oak St, I-80, Exit 145, Paxton, NE 69155-1343
+1 308-239-4500
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (27 reviews)
“mashed potatoes” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
113 N Oak St, I-80, Exit 145, Paxton, NE 69155-1343
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped on our way back from a trip to Denver. I had the chicken fried steak and it was incredible served along with real mashed potatoes. The apple dumpling was extremely good and big enough for 3 of us. The collection of mounts rivals some...More

Thank Tim N
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve been making Ole’s a planned stop on trips through Nebraska. The food is decent, and the mounts are something to see, including polar bear, moose, baboon and snake! My kids favorite is the Scottish Cow.

Thank THOMAS H
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Headed to Denver with 3 co workers who have never heard of Oles. They enjoyed it! All of our food was terrific and hot! Service was wonderful. A must stop! Very interesting! Always love looking at all the animals!

Thank Frugalgirl125
Tim H, Manager at Ole's Big Game Steakhouse & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for stopping and the review!

Reviewed 27 February 2018

party of 5 had supper there. every steak was cooked to perfection. potatoes were perfect and hot. only thing we were unhappy about is we like fried cauliflower as an appetizer and they discontined that. not its only the mushrooms.

Thank Mickey W
Tim H, Manager at Ole's Big Game Steakhouse & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Hi Mickey: I will pass your compliments on to the cooks. They will appreciate it. Thank you for stopping and the review!

Reviewed 14 February 2018

We visited Ole’s recently after a cattle auction. We had been there a year ago also. The wait staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Deb, our bartender, was a super mixologist making bloody mary’s and martinis to perfection. Megan, our waitress, was attentive, knowledgeable, and...More

Thank Doug M
Tim H, Owner at Ole's Big Game Steakhouse & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Hi Doug, We remember you guys! Thanks for stopping and the review. I will be sure to pass your compliments on to Deb, Megan, and the cooks. Thanks again, Tim

Reviewed 7 February 2018

It has been about 15 years since we were able to pass by here at mealtime. That time I had been on a 3 week trip and felt the food here was the best we had on our trip. This time the food was excellent...More

Thank HUSKERTRAVELER
Tim H, Owner at Ole's Big Game Steakhouse & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you for stopping and the review. You make some very good points concerning the quality of service between servers/waitresses. We actually discussed your comments at our staff meeting today. Your constructive criticism helped me and all the servers to refocus the importance of customer...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018

we traveled across Nebraska on way to Denver and I was recomended to go to this place by a friend and I will say it was a great place to start my wife and I's vacation, I will say that the decor was cool and...More

Thank PhishNuts
Tim H, Owner at Ole's Big Game Steakhouse & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Thanks for stopping and all the comments! Sam has been with me for almost 30 years. She is the best. I will pass your comment on to the staff and Sam! We appreciate your business!

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

The $31 big bone in ribeye steak at the restaurant is a delicious bargain. Fresh beef and very tender, it would cost more than twice as much in the city. I also like that there are tasty vegetables available on the side. If driving by...More

Thank alsbergs
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I don't often give 5stars to a place but this restraunt and bar deserves it. I had a delicious steak with shrimp here. But it's the very unusual decor and history that really creates the experience. Ole was a big game hunter. The bar and...More

Thank ChefDaveMc
Tim H, Owner at Ole's Big Game Steakhouse & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Sir: Thanks for stopping and the review. I will pass you comments onto the staff!

Reviewed 7 November 2017

While driving across country to move our daughter we took a break for lunch and were so fortunate to find Ole's. This is such a fun, interesting place to eat. The decor is very family oriented with lots of pictures and animal heads on the...More

Thank Tenof10
Tim H, Owner at Ole's Big Game Steakhouse & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi: Thanks for stopping and the review! I will pass your comments on to the staff.

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SSH1010
30 November 2016|
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Response from ForrestHBrown | Reviewed this property |
There is not a buffet for lunch or dinner. However, there is a buffet for breakfast. The morning I was there, I ordered straight off the menu as the buffet was not yet set up. But you can rest a sure that the cost for the... More
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SSH1010
30 November 2016|
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Response from ForrestHBrown | Reviewed this property |
You can probably call and get a gift certificate. As to how much the breakfast buffet is, are you serious? You probably would be embarrassed at it's price if you tried to pay with a visa card. Cost is next to nothing for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 N Oak St, I-80, Exit 145, Paxton, NE 69155-1343
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Paxton
  • Phone Number: +1 308-239-4500
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