There’s Only One

January 27, 2008 at 5:02pm By: Mr. Wilson Posted in The Lincolnite Blog

Can anybody explain to me why there is still only a single Famous Dave’s in town (at Southpointe, 27th and Pine Lake Road). I would have expected two more Dave’s in town by now. There’s certainly a demand for it; according to my sister, the wait last night at 5:00pm was an hour. I realize Lincolnites eat earlier than folks in a lot of other places, but already an hour wait at 5? That’s insane!

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Swid January 27, 2008 at 5:51pm

demand more BBQ in Lincoln. If *any* of the KC restaurants would ever open a location in town I would be very, very happy.

On a related note, it is just as mystifying how there is still just one Best Buy in Lincoln. It’s approaching North Wal-Mart levels of “there’s *always* lots of people there”.

Fletch January 28, 2008 at 2:18am

I concur on both counts. I think the old Kmart location at Edgewood would be a great second spot for Best Buy. Or, the Target store there, if and when it closes.

I thought many years ago that there was a Famous Dave’s coming to the 84th and Holdrege region. Maybe now that the area is really bustling, it will happen.

Dave K January 28, 2008 at 4:27am

I won’t complain because there are only one each of Famous Dave’s and Best Buy.  In fact, I wouldn’t complain if there were no locations.  If ‘Best’ Buy closed, I guess I’d have to find somewhere else to try computer stuff out before I buy it online for half the price, but I’m willing to live with that.

Mrs CU January 28, 2008 at 1:55pm

Our waits wouldn’t be so long if busy eating establishments all did call ahead or reservations.  A few places still accept one or the other, I miss both in many of our favorites.

beerorkid January 28, 2008 at 2:57pm

Add the Outback to that list.

D.M.B. January 29, 2008 at 3:15am

I’ve thought there should have been another best buy for a good 8 years now.  The parking lot is insanely small.  Getting out of there is a huge chore.  Christmas time at Best Buy is an absolute nightmare.  Another BB in Lincoln is long overdue.  Southpoint seems like a severely obvious location.

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