7 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. Switchyard Grill & Pub









The Switchyard offers a variety of satisfying meals like steak, pasta, hamburgers, sandwiches, and more. If the food doesn’t have you doing a little happy dance in your seat, the exceptional live piano-playing will.

4. Canteen Bar & Grille









The Canteen Bar & Grille is a fine dining experience for anyone looking for a relaxing atmosphere and delicious food. This restaurant will have you dining in style with cozy seating and a fantastic selection of American fare.

5. 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.

6. 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!

7. Whiskey Creek









Only a total of seven Whisky Creek locations can be found in all of the U.S. and North Platte is one of those lucky places. Whiskey Creek provides fine American dining through serving All-American beef burgers and steaks. The real good stuff.


~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 currently serves as an intern at the North Platte/Lincoln County Visitors Bureau.