If you’re not feeling too lucky about getting lucky in this city, then you’re in the right place. Finding the best Lincoln hookups in a city of 287,870 people isn’t easy. That’s why we’ve put together this essential list of the top places to hook up in Husker City.
Whether you live in Yankee Ridge, Everett or even out in Pleasant Dale, this guide will direct you to the best hookup bars. If you want to take your search high-tech, we’ve got that covered with our recommendations for the best online options. You don’t have to be a UNL grad to know that getting advice from experts will definitely increase your chances of getting laid in Lincoln.
So if you’re down for a little advice about where to find hookups in Lincoln, read on. And don’t be afraid to offer your own advice in the comments below if you’ve had luck in a joint that didn’t make our list.
We’ll begin with the options that have given us the best results over the past year. So whether you prefer to meet potential hookup partners in person or online, these suggestions will have you getting hot and sweaty with a willing woman in no time.
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This bar is the perfect place to find a Lincoln hookup while enjoying the best beer in the state. Voted the No. 1 Craft Beer Bar in Nebraska by Craftbeer.com, The Happy Raven is renowned for its 18 rotating taps and large bottle selection.
Even if you’re not a night owl, you can still have good luck at this laidback pub thanks to its popular happy hour. With drafts for $3 at 3 p.m., $4 at 4 p.m. and $5 at 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, this bar gets busy early. See a woman you like? Buy her a beer and then challenge her to a game of pool or darts. If you’re a brainiac, hit The Happy Raven on Mondays when it hosts its weekly trivia nights. Food Truck Fridays, meanwhile, is a great day for foodies to hookup.
If you like low-key socializing, The Happy Raven is your best Lincoln hookup option. Stay until midnight during the week and until 1 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays to get the best odds.
Tinder has long been the go-to hookup platform. But, let’s face it—it doesn’t work for most people. In fact, unless you’re a guy with a buff bod and handsome face, it can be very hard to get laid in Lincoln with Tinder.
There are very few quality options when it comes to online options and Adult FriendFinder is in that rare group. A group of platforms that are useful to BOTH men and women. If you are thinking about trying out one option it should be this one. It’s easy to use, has the best results we have seen, and is free to try. How can you beat that?
Average guys have way better luck on Adult FriendFinder. As Lincoln’s most popular hookup platform, it’s also the best option for the over-30 crowd. With more than 90 million active users, it’s a constant on our annual short list of the best hookup options online.
Adult FriendFinder has been around since 2006, so you can rest assured that it’ll be a far better option than any of the newer Lincoln hookup options. AFF not only offers great results, but it’s also much more low-key than Tinder. And that means you don’t have to deal with shallow users or any drama. Who doesn’t love drama-free hookups?
If you enjoy live music, this is the place to be. The Zoo Bar first opened its doors in 1973 and for the past 46 years, it has focused on entertaining its patrons. This historic building has played host to some of the biggest names in Blues including Bo Diddley, Buddy Guy and Otis Rush.
The Zoo Bar may be small, but its reputation is not. If you want to catch a show, com in early to get a spot. Rather than its small size being a detractor, it can really work in your favor. It lets you get up close and personal with fellow singles without coming off as creepy. Open until 2 a.m. each day, this cozy bar is a great place to meet fellow music lovers and fellow singles alike.
If you like good food, cold drinks, live music, and lots of singles Rosie’s is best bar to get laid. This sports bar is a great place to hang out and watch the game while enjoying nachos or wings. If you like live entertainment, Rosie’s is the place to be on the weekend. Order a burger or some pizza, enjoy some great local bands and chat with fellow singles.
Despite the noise that comes with football games on the restaurant’s 22 big screens, Rosie’s retains a cozy ambiance. Thanks to the firepit in the middle of the bar, you can chat up the sexy gal you spotted from across the room. There are a lot of different spots to meet women here which makes it one of the better places to go if you want to get laid now.
We suggest hitting this place up on a Saturday because that’s when they’ve got their all-day happy hour promo. It’s just $4 for whiskey cocktails, so you can definitely afford to buy a round of drinks for the sexy ladies at Rosie’s!
No, not the steakhouse. The Outback is the nightclub half of Barry's Bar and Grill. Early in the evening, it's a pretty classy spot to grab dinner and have a drink. But once the evening gets late, all the tables get pushed aside to make way for a huge dancefloor, a DJ booth and the many gorgeous patrons who go here. Weekends are the best time to visit because that's when all the bachelorette and birthday parties are happening. And when there are drinks, music and hot girls, you know you'll also find hookups!
Take a step back in time with this Lincoln gem right below Buzzard Billy’s Bar and Grill. The Starlight Lounge will transport you back to the 1960s thanks to its vintage furniture and music from the Rat Pack and other classic performers.
Known for having “The Best Happy Hour in Town,” this bar is especially famous for its martinis. You can enjoy the establishment’s “top shelf hooch” with delicious appetizers while chatting with fellow singles.
Open Tuesday through Saturday, this is the perfect bar to hit if you’re looking for hookups with the over-30 crowd. Friday and Saturday nights are always your best bets. Roll in around 10 p.m. and enjoy some high class partying until 2 a.m.
Located in Lincoln since 1975, The Mill Coffee & Tea is the best place in town to meet fellow singles seeking a caffeine fix. Located in the historic Haymarket district, this coffee house and espresso bar boasts the best baristas in town. Aside from fresh-roasted coffee and a selection of tasty teas, The Mill serves up sandwiches, wraps, baked goods and desserts as well as a variety of gourmet candies and chocolates.
Why not enjoy a hot beverage and dessert and chat with your fellow patrons? You never know where a little conversation will lead.
You might not think of an organic market when looking for a hookup. But Red Clover Market is a great place to find single ladies. Known for its organic produce, natural supplements and locally-raised chicken and beef, a lot of attractive, health-conscious singles shop here. Located in the Old Cheney Center, the best time to shop for fresh veggies and hookups in Lincoln are Saturdays and Sundays.
We’ve had our fair share of hookup stories in the aisles of Red Clover. So we can attest to how well this shop attracts singles who want a little fun.
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Tinder is one of the best online platforms for finding no-strings-attached sex. Sure it can be a lot of fun. . .but only if you’re under 30 as most Tinder users are pretty young. You also need to be good looking. Average doesn’t cut it on this platform thanks to the fierce competition for female attention. Guys if you’re not at least a solid eight out of 10, creating a Tinder profile is not worth your time.
Due to the large number of men on this Tinder, women need to be only reasonably attractive to hook up. Ladies, as long as you’re not looking for anything more serious than physical gratification, Tinder is where you can get laid.
If you’re a beer lover, you should check out Hopcat. With 130 taps, this bar boasts the largest draft system in all of Nebraska. And they’ve got 20 taps reserved just for Nebraska-made beer. Not a beer enthusiast? Not to worry, Hopcat is also known for its ciders and cocktails. Enjoy a drink and some food on the patio or view the outdoors through the bar’s floor-to-ceiling windows while sipping on a cold one.
If you’re in the mood to party, head over to Hopcat on Friday or Saturday around 10 p.m. and hobnob with your fellow singles. Open until 2 a.m., you can take advantage of $1.50 off all full pour draft beers and half-price shareables and fries. If you’re in the mood to party on a weeknight, Topcat is where you can get laid in.
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