Dining in Thayer County


** Hours are listed as of Spring 2023 and are subject to change.


81 Express Coffee Shop-Ice Cream- Grill – MAP | FACEBOOK

1375 Dove Road
Hebron, NE 68370

Everyday 6AM–8PM

Highway truck stop with eating area serving Espresso, Hot Stuff Pizza products, Hot grill products, Breakfast items.  Also has pop, beer, burgers, hot dogs and soft serve ice cream treats.

Blue Bison – MAP | FACEBOOK

135 N 4th Street
Hebron, NE 68370
(402) 200-2583
Find them on Facebook

Sunday 11AM-2PM
Monday Closed
Tuesday-Friday 8AM-4:30PM
Saturday 8AM-2PM

Serving a light breakfast and a full lunch! Coming soon a supper menu with extended hours!

Little Blue Bistro at Thayer County Hospital – MAP

Monday-Friday 7:30AM-9AM,
Saturday-Sunday Closed

Casey’s Carry Out Pizza & Food – MAP

105 South 13th. Street
Hebron, NE  68370
402- 768- 7378

Everyday 4AM-10:30PM

Pizza, Hot and Cold Sandwiches, Salads, Special Coffees, Rolls and Donuts, Ice Cream, Slushes and a number of other snacks.

3 Compadres Mexican Restaurant – MAP | FACEBOOK

345 South 13th. Street
Hebron, NE 68370

Tuesday-Sunday 11AM–9PM

Full service Authentic Mexican restaurant features all kinds of Mexican food, plus a kids menu.  Offers a lunch menu and lunch special.

Good 2 Go Hebron Valentino’s Pizza – MAP

243 South 13th. Street
Hebron, NE  68370

Monday-Thursday 6AM-8PM
Friday-Saturday 6AM-9PM
Sunday 7AM-8PM

Has Valentino’s Pizza, Broasted Chicken, Lasagna, Hamburgers, Chicken Strips, Fried Pickles, Sandwiches, Hot Dogs, Nachos, Cup of Soup, Donuts &Rolls from D’s Daylight Donuts, Muffins, Ice Cream and a special Freal Blending Bar Milk Shake Machine. Also ice and frozen foods plus other snacks.

Subway Sandwiches, Pizza, Ice Cream – MAP

1325 Dove Road
Hebron, NE 68370

Everyday 10AM-9PM
*Hours change in April, 2023

Sandwiches, Salads, Personal Pizzas, Breakfast Items, Party Orders, Drinks, Chips, Cookies and Ice Cream


Bear-N-T’s Hideaway Restaurant and LoungeMAP

316 Harbine St, Alexandria, NE 68303
(402) 749-3271
Sunday 8AM-11PM
Monday-Tuesday 4PM-11PM
Wednesday 8AM-11PM
Thursday 8AM-11PM
Friday-Saturday 8AM-1AM

Alexandria Lakes Snack Shack – MAP

56022-56032  718th. Road
Alexandria, NE 68303

HOURS: Open during the summer season (Mid-May to October). Tuesday through Friday 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Closed Mondays except holidays.

Serving Soft Serve Ice Cream. Short Orders, Weekend Breakfast (Sausage & Gravy.)  Breakfast sandwich daily.  Selling bait and tackle, camping supplies, Ice, Park Permits


Toad’s Place – MAP | FACEBOOK

305 C Street
Belvidere, NE  68315
PHONE: 402- 768- 9987

Sunday 5PM–10PM
Monday-Wednesday Closed
Thursday & Friday 11AM–1PM, 5PM–Close
Saturday 5PM–Close

Toad’s LLC was formed by a group of local people. Toad’s prides itself with fresh cut steaks.  A salad bar plus a number of side choices including baked potatoes are offered with selections from Steaks, Seafood and Chicken Breasts, Chicken Fried Steak and Chicken Drummies.  Beer and Mixed Drink are available. Toad’s can also host special groups such as wedding receptions and business meetings.


Betty’s Place – MAP

109 Main Street
Bruning, NE  68322

Sunday 10AM–1PM
Monday-Friday 6AM–1PM, 4PM-10PM
Saturday 6AM-1PM

Bar open till 2:00 a.m.    Homemade food.  Cater meals for parties.  Daily specials.  Sunday specials with Dessert Bar.  Front room is for family dining, Back room is Bar/Tavern.

Good To Go Bruning/ Valentino’s Pizza Express – MAP

6208 Spur 85 C
Bruning, NE 68322

Sunday 7AM–10PM
Monday-Saturday 6AM-10PM

Valentinos Pizza, salads and soup, pasta, toasted sandwiches.  Convenience store has yogurt, cereal and snack items. Some ice cream products.


The Tiltin Bar and Grill – MAP

111 Kansas Avenue
Byron, NE 68325
402- 236- 8716

The Tiltin Bar and Grill
(402) 236-8716
Sunday 5PM-Close
Monday 10AM-2PM
Tuesday-Saturday 10AM–2PM, 5PM–Close

On and Off Sale liquor. Noon Buffet Monday through Friday.  Wednesday is Pizza Night $1.50 off each Pizza. Hamburger Night on Thursday, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  Morning coffee all open days.


Sidelines Sports Bar – MAP | FACEBOOK

365 D Street
Carleton, NE 68326

Sunday 5PM-10PM
Monday-Tuesday Closed
Wednesday & Thursday 11AM-10PM
Friday 11AM-2AM
Saturday 3PM-2AM

Menu changes are ongoing.  Offerings include Sandwiches, Baskets, Sides, and Salads. Beer and Liquor is also served.  Specials include Mondays— Slider Night; Wednesdays— Philly Sandwiches; Thursdays— Burger Night.  Highlighted daily offerings include A Sideliners Texas Toast Burger; Sliders (Beef or Chicken) and Half Pound or Pound Wings with choices of Buffalo, Hot, BBQ, Garlic Parmesan or Sweet Chili.



R W’s Dining and Drink MAP | FACEBOOK

102 Maple Avenue
Davenport, NE   68335
Find them on Facebook

Sunday 10AM–10PM
Monday thru Thursday 7AM–10PM
Thursday & Friday 7AM–11PM
Saturday 10AM–11PM

Noon buffet and salad bar every day.  Sandwiches and baskets also offered. Specials include Monday-Hamburger Night. Beer and liquor offered.


Godfather’s Pizza / 81 Express MAP

101 First Street
Deshler, NE  68340
402- 365-7200

HOURS: Everyday 7AM – 6PM

This convenience store also serves food including pizza, submarine sandwiches, hamburgers and short order items.

RW’s Station – MAP | FACEBOOK

(402) 365-7245
Check Facebook page for current hours


Pioneers Inn MAP | FACEBOOK

305 Main Street    P. O. Box 45
Gilead, NE  68362

Sunday Hours Vary-Check Facebook
Monday-Tuesday 8AM–7PM
Wednesday 8AM–2PM
Thursday-Saturday 8AM–7PM

This full service restaurant also has bar service with beer and wine coolers.  It is located in a 1887 limestone building with an old-fashion ceiling-high wooden bar.   It features daily specials.  It has low-priced “Hamburger Night” on Thursdays.  Has a famous noon Buffet on Sundays featuring homemade pies and other desserts.


The Acreage SteakhouseMAP | FACEBOOK

710 Johnson Avenue
Hubbell, NE 68325
402- 324- 5088

Sunday & Monday Closed
Tuesday-Saturday: 11AM-2PM, 5PM–9PM

Homemade food including homemade salads on the salad bar; Brisket every Friday and Saturday; Baby Back Ribs every Friday;  Prime Rib every Saturday.  Only true Steakhouse in Thayer County also serving steaks, seafood and chicken. Catering is also offered. Beer and liquor served.