Restaurants In Jefferson County


The Daykin Pub – Daykin – Friendly service and quality food make for a great dining experience.  402-446-7477


The Field Sports Bar & Grill – 415 Commercial St., Diller – Classic bar food and atmosphere. 402-793-8557


Criner’s Corner – Endicott – For beer, spirits, food, and fun!  Check out the small town atmosphere with great steaks, burgers, and sandwiches.  Closed Sunday and Monday.  402-729-3571


9 and DineFairbury Country Club – 56881 709 Rd., Fairbury –  Restaurant and Bar, Lunch and Dinner on rolling hills of beautiful country club. Open to public, family owned, American cuisine.  Open Friday and Saturday only through the winter months.  402-729-5314

The Fork and Knife1011 K Street, Fairbury, west entrance lower level of Pinecrest Apartments (formerly Sweet Creations) Serving a breakfast and lunch buffet Tuesday-Friday.  Sunday Breakfast Buffet 10am-1:30pm.  Closed Monday and Saturday.

Griffey’s Steakhouse and Lounge – 400 4th St., Fairbury – Situated in one of Fairbury’s oldest downtown buildings, Griffey’s is known for a wide selection of steaks, burgers, sandwiches, and Mexican fare.  The daily special is a huge draw for locals and visitors.  All food is cooked to order and a large selection of homemade salads entice many to the All-You-Can-Eat Salad Bar.  Breakfast served all day.  Closed Monday 402-729-9951

Harvest Chinese Restaurant – 616 E St.,  Fairbury – It is all about options here.  Choose from a full menu of traditional Asian fare or enjoy the all-you-can-eat buffet offered noon and evenings daily.  Either way, customers are the winners here with great service, reasonable prices, and lots of good food.  Bring your stomach.   402-729-6233

Jalisco Mexican Restaurant – 417 D St., Fairbury – Offering a full Mexican menu, Jalisco’s creates traditional dishes and full-meal deals as well.  Its historic building on the square is an attraction in itself.  Open Tuesday – Saturday for lunch and dinner.  Carry-out and catering available too.  402-729-2197

McDonald’s – 1429 K St., Fairbury – As American as it gets, McDonald’s has it all from breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack menu items.  A fast and speedy drive-thru gets you going where you need to be quick, friendly service as well.  402-729-4106

Pizza Hut – 505 14th St., Fairbury – Pizza?  Yes, but so much more to enjoy here with the addition of pasta and sandwich selections.  A daily lunch buffet draws a crowd with its all-you-can-eat menu plus Kid’s Night on Tuesday.  Dine-in, carry-out, and delivery.  All day, every day delivery! 402-729-3132

Ray’s Apple Market – 1415 K St., Fairbury – Daily luncheon and evening specials compliment a menu of broasted chicken, grilled ribs, and sliced sandwich meat.  Several salad and dessert options are also showcased for hungry stomachs each day.  Catering and carry-out are also available.  A small seating area provides a nice break.  402-729-2355

Rowdy’s Steakhouse 321 F St., Fairbury – Two blocks off the downtown square, Rowdy’s customers never leave hungry.  Both lunch and dinner menus show a range of options from the daily specials to grilled steaks, sandwiches, and salads.  A long time favorite is the Chicken Fried Steak, also know as the “Elephant Ear”.  402-729-5083.  Monday-Friday open for lunch and dinner. Open at 5pm on Saturday. Closed Sunday.

Runza – 2630 Industrial Drive, Fairbury – Nebraska’s original fast food dining experience  Runza sandwich in several options.  Grilled to order hamburgers, sandwiches, fresh daily soup and ice cream treats round out the menu.  Open daily, diners can enjoy a meal inside the restaurant or grab something to go on the run.  402-729-5248

Subway – 1413 K St., Fairbury – Where the sandwich is an art form.  Pick from many options and watch it created before your eyes with exactly the ingredients you want.  Dessert is also a possibility after the meal with Goodrich Dairy located inside the store.  402-729-3995


Side Trek Bar & Grill – Hwy 136, Harbine – What came first? The chicken or the wing?  At Side Trek, it definitely is the wing with the locally famous Wing night.  Dumped right on the table if you’d like, 60 cent wings pack the place.  Luckily for fans, the wings are also available anytime, not just on Thursdays.  The homemade chicken fried steak, served only on Tuesday, is also a hit.  Beer and drink specials help attract diners as well.  Open 365 days a year.  Monday-Saturday open at 8 a.m., lunch served at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at 1:15 p.m.  402-754-4391


Plymouth Brewhouse Grill – 303 E Main St., Plymouth – Classic, small town hospitality and tasty food are a great combination for all diners.  Serving Broasted Chicken daily.  8 different kinds of tap beer. Closed Sunday and Monday. 402-656-5475

Steele City                                                                                                                                                                                               

Salty Dog Saloon200 W Main St., Steele City – A self-describe gathering place for flamboyant, colorful, and crazy characters.  With a Mexican menu and lots of sandwiches hot off the grill, most people have a hard time deciding what to eat. Open Tuesday – Sunday for lunch and dinner, its good food and great prices keep bringing folks back.  Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.  402-442-2233