Omaha, NE

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Dixie Quicks Magnolia Room [CLOSED] ($$)
(60 ratings)

1915 Leavenworth St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68102
(402) 346-3549
  • Blackened Salmon
  • Chicken Torita Soup
    looks good
  • Texas Chili Pepper Steak
    in whiskey cream sauce; "of the top peppersteaks I've ever had, that's got to be in the top 3"-Guy Fieri
4.5 out of 5
60 ratings
[CLOSED]; no sign on building
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Omaha, NE"
  • Porkasaurus Challenge
    all things pork: bacon, sausage patty & links, country sausage, Canadian bacon, ham steak & Andouille sausage; all on a big bed of house red taters, w/ jack & cheddar cheese; crowned w/ 3 eggs any style, buttered biscuit & your choice of toast; served w/ a side of sausage gravy; Casey lost
4.0 out of 5
229 ratings
opened in 2007; serving breakfast meals & sandwiches in a casual atmosphere
Big Mama's Kitchen ($$)
(226 ratings)

3223 N 45th St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68104
(402) 455-6262
  • Oven-Fried Chicken
    signature dish; two pieces of oven fried chicken seasoned w/ secret, 100-year-old recipe; served w/ homemade cornbread made in cast iron skillet & choice of one side; looks good; season w/ homemade rub, marinated in buttermilk dusted with flour and oven-fried
  • Afro Burger
    very spicy-hot burger shaped in a sausage, soaked in BBQ sauce and served in a hotdog bun
  • Pig Ears Sandwich
    balogna-like; served w/ mustard and chopped onions between hamburger buns
4.0 out of 5
226 ratings
#56 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); serving soul food staples in a former school cafeteria since 2007
Crescent Moon Ale House ($$)
(371 ratings)

3578 Farnam St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68131
(402) 345-1708
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Omaha, NE"
  • Blackstone Reuben
    chosen as Omaha's Best Reuben by the Omaha World Herald; originally created at the famous Blackstone Hotel just a few steps away; w/ slow cooked corned beef, secret sauerkraut blend, Swiss cheese & thousand island dressing, grilled on marble rye; "this is by far the best damn Reuben I've ever had" -Casey Webb; looks good
4.0 out of 5
371 ratings
established in 1996; alehouse serving over 60 beers on tap & a variety of pub food
Drover ($$$)
(879 ratings)

2121 S 73rd St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68124
(402) 391-7440
As Seen On:
Man v. Food Nation, Episode: "Omaha"
  • Omaha Strip
    not on menu; 20-oz traditional NY strip steak but w/ the bone left in, marinated in whiskey sauce; "one of the best bites of beef I've ever had"-Adam Richman; looks good
4.0 out of 5
879 ratings
Amato's [CLOSED]See Amato's Video ($)
(128 ratings)

6405 Center St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68106
(402) 558-5010
  • Chicken Fried Steak
    it's beef, not chicken; topped w/ sweet peppers; looks good
  • Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes
    ricotta is homemade
  • Sausage & Pepper Sandwich
    sausage made fresh everyday; looks good
  • Godfather
    (huge) sandwich w/ 6 grilled meats (mortadella, Cotto salami, bone-in ham, hard salami, capicola, pepperoni) and 4 cheeses (mozzarella, pepper jack, American, provolone) and topped w/ olive salad and roasted red peppers; looks good
3.5 out of 5
128 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1977
  • California Taco
    "puffy" shell taco; "killer!"
  • Chimichangas
    deep-fried burrito
  • Enchaladas
    w/ chicken
3.5 out of 5
334 ratings
grandson took over family-owned pharmacy and made it to a taco joint; Other Recipes: Guacamole
Caniglia's Venice Inn [CLOSED]See Caniglia's Venice Inn Video ($$)
(32 ratings)

6920 Pacific St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68106
(402) 556-3111
As Seen On:
Food Wars, Episode: "Omaha: Steaks"
  • Steaks
3.0 out of 5
32 ratings
[CLOSED]; Food War: Piccolo's vs. Caniglia's... Caniglia's won (2-votes-to-1); opened in 1957
Piccolo Pete's [CLOSED]See Piccolo Pete's Video ($$)
(91 ratings)

2202 S 20th St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68108
(402) 346-2865
As Seen On:
Food Wars, Episode: "Omaha: Steaks"
  • Steaks
    tenderized by machine
3.0 out of 5
91 ratings
[CLOSED]; Food War: Piccolo's vs. Caniglia's... Caniglia's won (2-votes-to-1); est. 1922; Warren Buffet's choice for steaks
Brewburgers [CLOSED] ($$)
(178 ratings)

4629 S 108th St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68137
  • Alligator Bites
    southern delicacy; appetizer of pieces of "white meat" alligator tail, fried & served w/ sesame ginger sauce
  • Cheesy Sacramento Burger
    six ounces of beef w/ a mountain of crispy cheese (forming the "cheese skirt"); looks good
  • Montreal Smoked Meat Sandwich
    5-day cured in brine like corned beef & smoked like pastrami; half-pound of meat served on Montreal Jewish rye bread & topped w/ gold mustard
2.5 out of 5
178 ratings
[CLOSED]; sports bar
Joe Tess Place [CLOSED] ($$)
(99 ratings)

5424 S 24th St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68107
(402) 731-7278
  • "The King Carp"
    signature dish; deep fried carp; carp is scored across prior to deep-frying to create fan effect
  • Fried Catfish
    whole catfish is fried (minus the head)
  • Pickled Herring
2.5 out of 5
99 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened since 1930s; fresh fish daily; serves over 500-lbs of fish per day
As Seen On:
Man v. Food Nation, Episode: "Omaha"
  • Pigwing Challenge
    challenge: 5-lb of pigwings (pork shanks in size of wings) & 3-lb of corn nuggets (mix of whole corn kerrnels and creamed corn, formed in nugget sizes, cornmeal-based battered and deep-fried) in 1 hr; at airing, only 1 winner; Matt Price (local radio host) lost
2.5 out of 5
15 ratings
est. 1929; moved from original airing location (4020 S 13th St.)
Omaha, NE   (12 restaurants)