Local Places

The Restaurants

Click on each trail name below to view the restaurants on that trail.


 Loess Canyons

Curtis, NE

Ag Valley Coop C-Store
202 West 2nd Street
Curtis, NE 69025
Hours: 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sandwiches & Pizza
Specialty: Hot Stuffed Pizza

Curtis Cattle Company Steakhouse and Saloon
223 Center Avenue
Curtis, NE 69025
Hours: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM to Midnight Tuesday through Sunday for lunch & dinner. Specialty: Steaks

Martha Jo's Cafe
118 Center Avenue
Curtis, NE 69025
Hours: 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM Monday through Saturday for breakfast, lunch & Dinner. Specialty: Oriental Dishes

Eustis, NE

Darn-Small Pub
102 W. Railroad
Eustis, NE
308-486-5670
www.darnsmallpub.com

H & J Grocery and Beverage
101 N. Main St.
Eustis, NE
Serving breakfast Sat. 7- 10 a.m. Lunch 11-12 Mon-Fri.

Farnam, NE

Country Blues Restaurant
P.O. Box 23
Farnam, NE 69029
308-569-2400
Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Johnson Lake, NE

Lake Shore Marina Bar & Grill
RR 2
Johnson Lake, NE 68937
308-785-3866
www.lakeshoremarinafun.com
Lunch, Dinner, Daily Specials, Sunday Brunch, full bar.

Medo's Resort
20 Bullhead Expressway Drive #2b
Johnson Lake, NE 68937
308-785-2298

Johnson Lake , NE

Sundy's Bait Shop & Lounge
Inlet
Johnson Lake , NE 68937
308-785-3117
Grill open for lunch and dinner. Full bar.


 Medicine Creek

Arapahoe, NE

Cunningham's Feed
Main Street
Arapahoe, NE
308-962-7373
Bakery - Grill - Bar Bakery Open Tues-Sat. 7-11 A.M. Grill Open Tues-Sat. 5-9 P.M.

Derby Cafe
626 Chestnut (Hwy 6 & 34)
Arapahoe, NE 68922
308-962-7901

Hours: 6:00a - 2:00p, Closed Tuesdays


Muddy Creek Saloon
417 Nebraska Ave.
Arapahoe, NE 68922
308-962-7419

Hours: 11:00a - 2:00p and 5:00p - 9:00p
Family-style restaurant, homemade foods, steaks.


Beaver City , NE

Beaver Bar & Grill
415 9th Street
Beaver City , NE
308-268-5144
Mon,-Fri.: 11:30 to 2:00. 5:00 to 9:00

Beaver City, NE

Furnace County Inn
921 N. St.
Beaver City, NE 68926
308-268-7705
Furnas County Inconvenience Corner is open daily for breakfast at 6:00 a.m., homemade pizza on Sunday evenings, and hamburgers on the grill at anytime. Hours: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Cambridge, NE

Big Mama's Eatery
305 Nasby
Cambridge, NE 69022
308-697-4808

Hours: 11:00a - 8:00p
Sandwiches, wraps, reubens, salads, quesadillas, pizza, chinese.


Big Papa's Pizza
305 Nashby (Hwy 6 & 34)
Cambridge, NE 69022
308-697-4805

Hours: 11:00a - 8:00p
Take-out pizza parlor.


Shirley K's Coffee Shop
624 Patterson
Cambridge, NE 69022
308-697-3399

Hours: 8:00a - 5:00p, M-F; 8:00a - 12:00p, SAT
Cappuchino, latte, lunch specials, famous Mark burgers, homemade rolls and breads.


Town Talk Restaurant
606 Patterson
Cambridge, NE 69022
308-697-3399

Hours: 7:00a - 8:00p, M-F; Dinner only on Sat.
Lunch specials, choice steaks, broiled seafood, prime-rib on Fridays & Saturdays.


Holbrook, NE

HoJo's Hideaway
202 Center St.
Holbrook, NE 68949
308-493-5906

Hours: 7:00a - 1:00a M-Sat; 11:00a - 1:00p Sunday buffet
Home cooking with daily specials.



 Republican River

Alma, NE

Bugbee's
Hwy 183 & Hwy 136 Junction
Alma, NE 68920
308-928-2558
Homestyle cooking

Joe Camera Coffee House and Film Lab
717 Main St.
Alma, NE 68920
308-928-9060
Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. M-F 7:00 a.m. - 1:0/0 p.m. Sat

Subway
715 Main St.
Alma, NE 68920

The Station
N. U.S. Hwy 183
Alma, NE 68920
308-928-9201

Clay Center, NE

Jake's Drive-in
202 S. Center St.
Clay Center, NE
402-1762-3360

Franklin, NE

Black Powder
1007 West US Highway 136
Franklin, NE 68939
308 425 9919
sandwiches and a lunch special Dinner: steaks and prime rib Open: daily everyday Hours: 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Down Home Cafe
610 15th Ave.
Franklin, NE 68939
308-470-1252
G11:00 - 2:00ourmet breakfast, lunch and dinner Open: Breakfast Sat. & Sun. 8:00-2:00 Lunch Tues. - Sun. 11:00 - 2:00 Dinner. Thurs., Fri., Sat., 5:00 - 8:00

Red Cloud, NE

Casey's Carry Out Pizza
605 N Webster
Red Cloud, NE 68970
402-746-2633
Carry out Pizza 7 days a week pizza after 4:00 PM

Red Cloud , NE

Knock 'Em Over Alley
129 E. 4th on Hwy 136
Red Cloud , NE 68970
402-746-4415
Breakfast 6:30-8:30 daily Dinner 6:30-8:30 Wed. and Sat.

Red Cloud, NE

Subway
407 N. Webster St.
Red Cloud, NE 68970
402-746-5111

Sub Sandwiches, Hand Dipped Ice Cream OPEN:Daily 10:30AM - 9:00PM


Republican City, NE

Little Mexico on the Lake
Located next to Marina on North Shore
Republican City, NE 308-799-2046
Open for Dinner


 Rainwater Basin

Axtell, NE

Attitudes Bar & Grill
309 Main St.
Axtell, NE 68924
Hours: 9:00 a.m. til 11:00 Grill Hours: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Holdrege, NE

Country Cookin’
614 W. 4th Ave.
Holdrege, NE 68949

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Daily lunch and dinner specials. Fridays evening's special is chicken fried steak and it is delicious. Their breakfasts are wonderful too!


Gourmet House (Chinese Cuisine)
1503 Burlington St.
Holdrege, NE 68949

Hours: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Open for lunch and dinner, carryout available.
Chinese cuisine served in a clean and spacious restaurant owned and managed by a family who appreciates your business and offers full and gracious service.


Holdrege Country Club
314 West 18th Ave.
Holdrege, NE 68949
308 - 995-5744
Open Tuesday-Friday for lunch and Tuesday - Saturday for dinners. Enjoy a gracious atmosphere, fine food and wine and full bar.

La Haceinda
1509 Burlington St.
Holdrege, NE 68949
Hours: 11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Open for lunch and dinner, carryout available.
Authentic Mexican food. Extensive menu with something for everyone.

The Cozy Inn Cafe
1120 4th Ave.
Holdrege, NE 68949
Hours: 5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday
Hearty, homemade traditional breakfasts and lunches. All menu items taste delicious and are made from scratch.

The Speakeasy
72993 S Rd.
Holdrege, NE 68949

Hours: 5:00p - 11:00p
Traditional steakhouse menu. Choice Nebraska steaks and prime rib grilled perfectly.


Minden, NE

Burchell's White Hill Farmhouse Inn
1578 30th Road
Minden, NE 68959
308 832 1323
www.burchellfarmhouseinn.com

Burchell's White Hill Farmhouse Inn offers 4 beautiful and comfortable guest rooms. In the historic farmhouse, all rooms have private baths and entrances. The Inn serves smoked meats and homemade rolls and desserts for family style dining on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings 5-9 p.m. and Sundays 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. blard@arcom/ne.com


Mason's Deli
736 N. Brown Ave.
Minden, NE 68959
308-832-1522

Minden Coffee House
441 North Colorado Ave
Minden, NE 68959
308-832-1312
Lunch menu, daily special and freshly made desserts. Open: 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday. Saturday 6:30 a. m. to 4:00 p.m.

Pioneer Village Restaurant
138 East Highway 6
Minden, NE 68959
800-445-4447
www.pioneervillage.com

Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Closed Monday.
The chef features a Sunday buffet. The restaurant specializes in fried chicken dinners.


Red River Steakhouse and Lounge
548 N. Minden Ave.
Minden, NE 68959
308-832-2898
Tuesday-Saturday 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Cowboy memorabilia and Choice steaks cooked on the grill accompanied by a traditional steakhouse menu draw diners to the Red River Steakhouse and Lounge


 Sandsage Prairie

Haigler, NE

Haigler Cafe
Hwy 34
Haigler, NE 69030
breakfast, lunch, dinner menu and steak served all day. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Closed Tuesday. Sunday 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Jakes Place
165 N. Porter Ave.
Haigler, NE 69030
308-297-3478
Hours: 10:30 - midnight, M-SA, Noon-9:00P, Sunday

Imperial, NE

12th Street
140 East 12th Street
Imperial, NE 69033
Tuesday through Saturday 6 am to 2 pm-4:30 pm to 9 pm; Sunday 6 am to 1:30 pm; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Full Service Bar; Weekend Specials

Java Jitters
126 West 6th Street
Imperial, NE 69033
Monday through Friday 6 am to 4 pm;Saturday 6 am to 11 am; Espresso, Breakfast and Lunch

M & M Jazz
617 Broadway Street
Imperial, NE 69033

Wednesday through Friday 9 am to 5 pm; Tuesday 9 am to 8 pm; Lunch, Dinner, Baked Goods, Sandwich Shop, Natural Snacks and Supplements; Tuesday nights  Mexican Food


On Broadway
415 Broadway
Imperial, NE 69033
Monday through Friday 6 am to 2 pm and 5 pm to 8:30 pm; Saturday 5 pm to 8:30 pm; Sunday Buffet 11 am to 1:30 pm; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Full Service Bar, Specializes in Cheese Cakes

Pizza Hut
401 Broadway Street
Imperial, NE 69033
Daily 11 am to 9 pm

Subway
430 Broadway
Imperial, NE 69033
Open: Daily from 10 am to 8 pm

Indianola, NE

Rocket Inn
121 N 4th St.
Indianola, NE 69034
308-364-9906
People come from miles away for its very tasty pizza

McCook, NE

Bieroc Cafe & Sehnert's Bakery
312 Norris Ave.
McCook, NE 69001
308-345-6500

Coppermill Steakhouse
Hwy. 83 & Coppermill St.
McCook, NE 69001
308-345-2296

Mac's Drive-In
809 W. B St.
McCook, NE 69001
308-345-2420

Schmick's Market
212 Westview Plaza
McCook, NE 69001

The Taste of Texas Barbeque
112 W. 11th Street
McCook, NE 69001
308-345-1611

Wauneta, NE

Good Times Bar
318 North Tecumseh
Wauneta, NE 69045

Monday through Saturday 10 am to Midnight; Lunch and Dinner; Pizza, Burgers, Cocktails, Pool and Keno

Tommy's Sports Bar
121 North Tecumseh
Wauneta, NE 69045
Tuesday and Friday 11 am to 2 pm; Wednesday and Saturday 5 pm to 9:30 pm; Homemade fare and Cocktails

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Avocet, American
Avocet, American
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Bittern, American
American Bittern.
Bittern, American
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Blackbird, Brewer's
Brewer's Blackbird
Blackbird, Brewer's
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Blackbird, Red-winged
Photo by Don Brockmeier.
Blackbird, Red-winged
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Blackbird, Rusty
Blackbird, Rusty
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Blackbird, Yellow-headed
Yellow-headed Blackbird.
Blackbird, Yellow-headed
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Bluebird, Eastern
Photo by Don Brockmeier.
Bluebird, Eastern
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Bluebird, Mountain
Bluebird, Mountain
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Bobolink
Bobolink.
Bobolink
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Bufflehead
Bufflehead Duck
Bufflehead
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Bunting, Indigo
Indigo Bunting.
Bunting, Indigo
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Bunting, Lark
Lark Bunting
Bunting, Lark
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Bunting, Painted
Bunting, Painted
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Bunting, Snow
Bunting, Snow
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Bunting,Lazuli
Lazuli Bunting.
Bunting,Lazuli
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Canvasback
Canvasback.
Canvasback
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Cardinal, Northern
Cardinal, Northern
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Catbird, Gray
Catbird, Gray
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Chat, Yellow-breasted
Chat, Yellow-breasted
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Chickadee, Black-capped
Black-capped Chickadee.
Chickadee, Black-capped
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Coot, American
American Coot.
Coot, American
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Cormorant, Double-crested
Double-crested Cormorant.
Cormorant, Double-crested
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Cowbird, Brown-headed
Cowbird, Brown-headed
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Crane, Sandhill
Sandhill Crane.
Crane, Sandhill
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Crane, Whooping
Crane, Whooping
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Creeper, Brown
Creeper, Brown
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Crossbill, Red
Crossbill, Red
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Crossbill, White-winged
Crossbill, White-winged
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Crow, American
American Crow.
Crow, American
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Cuckoo, Black-billed
Cuckoo, Black-billed
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Cuckoo, Yellow-billed
Cuckoo, Yellow-billed
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Curlew, Long-billed
Long-billed Cerlew.
Curlew, Long-billed
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Dickcissel
Dickcissel
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Dove, Eurasian Collared
Dove, Eurasian Collared
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Dove, Mourning
Photo by Don Brockmeier.
Dove, Mourning
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Dove, Rock
Rock Dove.
Dove, Rock
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Dowitcher, Long-billed
Dowitcher, Long-billed
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Dowitcher, Short-billed
Short-billed Dowitcher.
Dowitcher, Short-billed
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Duck, American Black
Duck, American Black
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Duck, Black-bellied Whistling
Duck, Black-bellied Whistling
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Duck, Gadwall
Gadwall Duck.
Duck, Gadwall
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Duck, Garganey
Duck, Garganey
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Duck, Mallard
Mallard.
Duck, Mallard
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Duck, Ring-necked
Duck, Ring-necked
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Duck, Ruddy
Duck, Ruddy
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Duck, Wood
Wood Duck.
Duck, Wood
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Dunlin
Dunlin
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Eagle, Bald
Bald Eagle. Photo courtesy of Don Brockmeier.
Eagle, Bald
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Eagle, Golden
Golden Eagle.
Eagle, Golden
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Egret, Cattle
Egret, Cattle

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