Where to Find the Best Mac & Cheese in Lincoln

Did you know that macaroni and cheese is one of the country's top comfort foods?

It's commonly made with cheddar cheese, and the first known recipe dates back to thirteenth-century Italy.

If you would like to enjoy some macaroni and cheese, the best restaurants near our downtown Lincoln apartments include:


Nestled on O Street, Noodles & Company is a local gathering spot. It offers a warm, welcoming atmosphere, and is where students often meet after class. The restaurant is open nightly until 10:00, and there's a noodle for every palate. The menu features craveable flavors from around the world, and the dishes range from classic to innovative. Macaroni and cheese choices include barbecue pork, zucchini truffle, and buffalo chicken.

Noodles & Company also believes in giving back. It supports universities, first responders, community gardens, and so much more.


C. Berry's is home to Free Dessert Friday. The chefs are devoted to real food, which means they make nearly everything from scratch. Guests always receive fast, friendly service. Hours are extended to 3:00 a.m. Friday through Sunday and the casual setting features colorful murals. The jalapeno macaroni and cheese is a customer favorite, and it can be enjoyed with the smoked burgers or pulled pork sandwiches.


Inspired by the time-honored elements of a European cafe, Toast offers all of the comforts of a neighborhood hangout. The interior was made of reclaimed materials, and the staff makes everyone feel at home. For dinner, try the toasted macaroni and cheese. This popular dish features Parmesan, bread crumbs, and homemade cheese sauce.

Along with these restaurants, our apartments near UNL are also an easy drive from premier shopping destinations and world-class cultural attractions. To call our community home, please contact us. We would love for you to see our community firsthand.