6 Classic American Restaurants You Will Love

Here are seven restaurants you can't go wrong with! They serve what you want, when you want it, how you want it.

In the mood for a full, hearty meal that will leave you satisfied for the rest of the day? Look no further! Here are 7 restaurants that serve of American classics that will be sure to leave a smile on your face long after your last bite.

1. The Lincoln Highway Diner









The Lincoln Highway Diner has two restaurant locations: one in the airport and one on Rodeo Road. No matter which location you pick, the Midwestern homestyle meal you order will have you stuffed and happy all the same. All you could want from a classic American restaurant and all at a reasonable price.

2. Merrick’s Ranch House









Merrick’s serves comfort food that hits just the right spot. This mom-and-pop restaurant is nothing short of amazing and will make you feel right at home with their critically-acclaimed chicken fried steak and other menu items.


3. Cedar Room

The Cedar Room is an American Fusion restaurant located downtown on the bricks with a new unique fine dining experience that is the first of its kind in North Platte.

4. Another Round Bar & Grille









Located in River’s Edge country club, Another Round will have you drooling all over your plate the moment you lay eyes on your food. Chat it up with friends and family in this relaxing environment with a bunch of unique and classic dishes to choose from.

5. Penny’s Diner









Penny’s Diner is a great choice any time of day. With only 28 locations in all of the U.S., this 50’s themed diner serves timeless classics from burgers to pancakes.  They also have unbelievably thick and creamy milkshakes you’ve got to try!

6. Judy’s Grab A Bite

Judy’s has been a staple in downtown North Platte, under several other names. This quintessential American diner is a favorite with locals and worth the drive off the highway. Friendly staff, fast service, good hearty fare cooked to order.


~About the Author: Lisa van Donk is a longtime North Platte resident and has completed her second year at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, majoring in Advertising and Public Relations with a minor in English. She previously served as an intern at the North Platte/Lincoln County Visitors Bureau.