Omaha, NE

  (17 restaurants)    
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Block 16 ($$)
(1238 ratings)

1611 Farnam St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68106
(402) 342-1220
  • Duck Duck Goose Fries
    duck confit, crispy skin, cheese curds, mayo, gravy & gooseberry gastrique (huh?) over a basket of fries; looks good
  • Jeffrey Sandwich
    slow-braised brisket, chimichurri, BBQ sauce, coleslaw, potato chips; specialty sandwich (not on the menu)
4.5 out of 5
1238 ratings
husband-and-wife team serving farm-to-table street food
Dixie Quicks Magnolia Room [CLOSED] ($$)
(61 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
61 ratings
[CLOSED]; no sign on building
Izzy's Pizza Bus
(78 ratings)

5402 S 108th St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68137
(702) 608-2541
  • Honeypeno
    8"x10" Detroit-style pizza; mozzarella & brick cheese blend w/ Cup-N-Char pepperoni & house-pickled jalapenos, finished w/ red sauce, parm reggiano & Mike's hot honey; "this is a top-notch pie" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Miss Mona
    8"x10" Detroit-style pizza; chicken bacon ranch, mozzarella & brick cheese blend, pulled chicken & diced bacon; topped w/ Ranch, BBQ & green onions
4.5 out of 5
78 ratings
history: husband-and-wife team who came out of Las Vegas during COVID, wanted to bring their daughter back to Omaha to be close to family, studied the world of pizza, bought an old school bus to serve Detroit-style pizza
Kitchen Table ($$)
(574 ratings)

1415 Farnam St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68102
(402) 213-7319
  • "The Whole Bird" (Sandwich)
    marinated chicken breast, confit chicken salad, fried egg, crispy skin, toasted levain; "outstanding...way to go!" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Meatloaf Sandwich
    waygu beef, cheddar, steak sauce, aioli, pickles, toasted brioche; looks good
4.5 out of 5
574 ratings
husband-and-wife team serving farm-to-table scratch-made cuisine; "slow food made fast with the best local ingredients possible" (from its website)
Modern Love ($$)
(682 ratings)

3157 Farnam St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68131
(402) 614-6481
  • Mushroom Fried Chick’n
    finger lickin' local oyster mushrooms, mushroom chickpea gravy, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, chives; "destination dish" -Guy Fieri
  • Nachos Molo
    walnut chorizo, cashew queso, pico de gallo, guacamole, pickled red onions, pickled jalapeños, house hot sauce, cilantro; vegan & gluten-free; "that is legitimate nachos right there!" -Hunter Fieri (Guy's son); looks good
4.5 out of 5
682 ratings
serving from-scratch vegan comfort food
WD Cravings ($$)
(68 ratings)

7110 N 102nd Cir Map It!
Omaha, NE 68122
(531) 466-3217
  • Cheese Wheel Special
    homemade spaghetti in white garlic sauce & finished in cheese wheel; Guy got w/ side of chicken parm; looks good!
  • Peanut Butter Bar
    3 layers of chocolate cake, white chocolate ganache, chocolate mouse; dipped in chocolate-chopped peanuts rocher glaze & topped w/ candied peanuts & gold flakes; looks good
4.5 out of 5
68 ratings
opened in 2020; brainchild of Chefs Wendy Delgado (WD) and Piero Cotrina, respectively from Mexico & Peru; "small, clean, and relaxed shop offer an atmosphere perfect for a study date, a family dinner, or just stopping in to sip and chill with a friend" (from its website)
Bailey's Breakfast & Lunch ($$)
(237 ratings)

1259 S 120th St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68144
(402) 932-5577
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
237 ratings
opened in 2007; serving breakfast meals & sandwiches in a casual atmosphere
Big Mama's KitchenSee Big Mama's Kitchen Video ($$)
(233 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
233 ratings
#56 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); serving soul food staples in a former school cafeteria since 2007
Crescent Moon Ale House ($$)
(386 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
386 ratings
established in 1996; alehouse serving over 60 beers on tap & a variety of pub food
Drover ($$$)
(937 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
937 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 Tacos & MoreSee California Tacos & More Video ($)
(341 ratings)

3235 California St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68131
(402) 342-0212
  • California Taco
    "puffy" shell taco; "killer!"
  • Chimichangas
    deep-fried burrito
  • Enchaladas
    w/ chicken
3.5 out of 5
341 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] ($$)
(177 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
177 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
Starsky's Bar & Grill ($$)
(16 ratings)

7812 F St Map It!
Omaha, NE 68127
(402) 331-9900
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
16 ratings
est. 1929; moved from original airing location (4020 S 13th St.)
Omaha, NE   (17 restaurants)