Omaha Fine Dining Restaurant Guide

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The Boiler Room American restaurant in Omaha Nebraska

A converted boiler room in the Bemis Bag building, built in 1896, The Boiler Room is an ingredient driven modern American/French restaurant. The menu changes daily to reflect product availability. Open five days a week for dinner with a full bar and an intelligent wine list.

402.916.9274  Map
1110 Jones Street Omaha Nebraska
Make a reservation at the Boiler Room Restaurant


The 801 Chophouse restaurant in Omaha Nebraska

Designed with a 1920"s New York Chophouse in mind, The 801 Chophouse at the Paxton is the epitome of class. From the USDA Prime Grade beef, to the jet-fresh seafood and world class wine and scotch selection, you will not forget this unique fine dining experience.

Private dining rooms for 4 to 42 are available 7 nights a week to enhance your dining experience.

402.341.1222  Map
1403 Farnam Street Omaha Nebraska
Make a reservation at the 801 Chophouse


The Upstream Brewing Company Restaurant is located in Downtown Omaha's histric Old Market District
Since opening in 1996, Upstream Brewing Company has become well known for its great food, friendly service, terrific beer and casual upscale atmosphere. Featuring an extensive menu of new American pub fare including: Downtown Omaha’s best appetizers and thin-crust pizzas, pub favorites, superb steaks featuring hand cut “Omaha Steaks” beef, fresh fish, pasta dishes, main course salads, hearty sandwiches and a great children’s menu.

The fully stocked bars feature our award winning fresh, handcrafted beers and root beer on tap. An extensive wine list with over 100 selections has been recognized with multiple Wine Spectator Magazine Awards of Excellence.

402.344.0200  Map
514 South 11th Street Omaha Nebraska
Make a reservation at the Upstream Brewing Company


Vivacce Italian restaurant in Downtown Omaha Nebraska

Located in the heart of Downtown Omaha's Old Market, Vivace has been satisfying the appetites of discriminating diners since 1993. Featuring fresh Italian cuisine & an award winning wine list, Vivace is the perfect choice for a casual night out, business lunch or special occasion.

402.342.2050   Map
1108 Howard Street Omaha Nebraska
Make a reservation at Vivace


M's Pub in Omaha Nebraska offers 275 wines.

Open since 1973, M’s Pub is unmatched for sandwiches and light entrees that won’t break the budget. The menu also includes several salad selections and a dinner menu, with entrees ranging from $25 to $35 for those who want to splurge on scrumptious steak and seafood dishes.

At M’s pub, they love wine… all kinds of wine, and they love to share what they love! Their staff is trained to help guide you though their wine list and make a choice to compliment your meal, or simply your conversation. Relax and enjoy the benefits of their years of experience and passion for great food, quality wine and gracious service.

402.342.2550  Map
422 South 11th Street Omaha Nebraska


V Mertz Fine Dining Restaurant in Omaha Nebraska

V. Mertz offers our guests a progressive, contemporary American menu rooted in classic French cooking and an award-winning wine list of over 400 selections. The restaurant is located in Omaha’s historic and picturesque Old Market Passageway, within walking distance from the Centurylink Center, The Holland Performing Arts Center, the Orpheum and all major downtown hotels.

V. Mertz is locally-owned, and we pride ourselves in offering artisan products and cheeses, organically-grown local produce and Wagyu beef, and sustainably-farmed and line-caught seafood. We believe that dining should be an event, and to this end Chef Kyle Anderson and Wine Director Matthew Stamp have created a harmony of food and wine, culminating in our extravagant 6- and 8-course Chef’s Tasting Menus.

Perfect for business or pleasure, V. Mertz is the premier fine-dining restaurant in Omaha.

402.345.8980   Map
1022 Howard Street Omaha Nebraska
Make areservation at V. Mertz


Omaha Prime Steak house Restaurant in Nebraska

Omaha Prime is "The only locally owned and operated New York style Chop House in Omaha." This classy, yet casually elegant restaurant is located in the Old Market downtown area. From T-bones to prime ribs and from chops to filets, Omaha Prime caters to the beef lover. Diners may pick from a variety of prime cuts, and the menu even features lamb and seafood. There is upstairs and downstairs seating, and, with a baby grand piano in the background, the ambience can be quite romantic.

402.341.7040  Map
415 South 11th Street Omaha Nebraska
Make a reservation at Omaha Prime


Trini's Mexican Restaurant in Omaha Nebraska Old Market

You'll find this classic Old Market restaurant in the Passageway. Trini's has a romantic, intimate ambience with candle-lit tables and low lighting. They serve favorites like tacos, enchiladas, and burritos as well as a number of appetizers and desserts. Try the seafood enchilada stuffed with crab and shrimp.

402.346.8400  Map
1020 Howard Street Omaha Nebraska


Spencers For Steaks and Chops restaurant in Downtown Omaha Nebraska

Spencer's for Steaks and Chops of Omaha features USDA prime beef from Stockyards Beef of Chicago. Only 2% of all beef can achieve this prime beef grading. The Spencer steak, from which the restaurant got its name, is a unique bone-in rib eye sure to satisfy the most discerning palate.

In addition, Spencer's offers fresh seafood such as seared rare Ahi Tuna or crab cakes made of 90 percent crab meat, chops and innovative side dishes prepared with an undeniably creative flair. Desserts are made fresh daily."

402.280.8888  Map
102 South 10th Street Omaha Nebraska
Make a reservation at Spencer's for Steaks and Chops


Le Bouillon French Restaurant in Omaha Ne

Located in the heart of the Old Market, Le Bouillon offers a return to the great regional culinary heritage of France. In a lively, airy room that offers tables for groups of any size, Chef Paul Kulik presents his take on the comfort foods of rural France. Sourcing the best ingredients from local producers, set in a open, alluring space, Le Bouillon is sure to fit any occasion.

Their beverage program begins with the belief that wine belongs on the table. Their wine list highlights France's remarkable and moderately priced Vins de Table from magnificent producers in often overlooked areas. The bar hand-selects spirits and aperitifs to combine for a dynamic craft cocktail program. Whether cut from the Volano slicer, shucked from the raw bar, or pulled from the grill, Le Bouillon aims to demonstrate the delicious approachability of French comfort foods.

402.502.6816   Map
1017 Howard Street Omaha Nebraska
Make a reservation at Le Bouillion in Omaha's Old Market


Nicola's Italian Wine & Faire offers a quaint romantic atmosphere in Downtown Omaha Nebraka.

Nicola's Italian Wine & Faire offers a quaint romantic atmosphere. They have a large outdoor garden patio, and serve spicy Northern Italian food - panini, pasta dishes, antipasti and soups. The 100 bottle wine list changes seasonally, and there's also a martini menu.

402.345.8466  Map
521 South 13th Street Omaha Nebraska 


Stokes Grill and Bar in Downtown Omaha Nebraska

Stokes is a locally owned restaurant that features steaks and beef from Nebraska, fresh seafood, and daily specials, all with an imaginative southwestern touch. Stokes also features beer crafted in Nebraska and an award winning wine list with over 40 wines offered by the glass.

If you're looking for an interesting cocktail such as a bourbon drink served in a whiskey flask, a Moscow mule in a copper cup, a great mojito, margarita or sangria, they've got that covered as well.

The restaurant features one of the best patios in the Old Market.

402.408.9000   Map
12th & Howard Street Omaha Nebraska
make a reservation at Stokes


La Buvette Wine bar in Omaha Old Market

La Buvette is a retail wine shop, wine bar and deli with an emphasis on French wines. More than 20 wines are available by the glass and hundreds of bottles can be consumed at the table or bar for a corkage fee of $4.

In addition to deli plates like cheeses, bresaola, prosciutto and smoked salmon, they serve house-made charcuterie, including pâtés, rillettes and foie gras. They also offer a rotating chalkboard menu of hot entrees, including mussels, roast chicken, baked salmon, lamb shanks, veal cheeks, calamari, braised rabbit and clams linguini. Their traditional sourdough baguettes and country French boules are baked in house, fresh every day.

402.344.8627  Map
511 South 11th Street Omaha Nebraska


Blue Sushi Sake Grill Japanese Restaurant in Omaha Nebraska

The Blue Sushi Sake Grill has come to be known as the place to go for sushi in Omaha due to its extensive menu and contemporary architecture and atmosphere. Waterfalls, flat screen TV's and a 500 gallon salt water aquarium adorn the walls.

402.408.5566  Map
416 South 12th Street Omaha Nebraska


O Dining and Lounge Restaurant in Omaha Nebraska

The menu at the O Dining Restaurant features a new style of asian fusion.  Asian favorites are included with French, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and American influences, creating a new take on chicken, seafood, steak and vegetables.  Owner Lance Lang says,"We strive to create a menu that will satisfy everyone's palate." The wine selection features 100 different vintages as well as Japanese sake and Korean soju, a liqueur similar to vodka.  The second floor features a full lounge serving drinks and appetizers and offers a panoramic view of Farnam Street and the Gene Leahy Mall.

402.502.7888  Map
1015 Farnam Street Omaha Nebraska


Twisted Fork Grill and Bar American Old Market restaurant

American Food With a Cowboy Twist

The Twisted Fork is an ecclectic grill & bar in Omaha’s historic Old Market that serves American food with a cowboy twist. It blends southern hospitality with cowboy bravado and features menu creations from Executive Chef John Ursick.

The menu can be described as comfort food with a ‘twist’ of Chef John’s originality. The Twisted Fork also boasts a top notch signature drink menu and martini list designed by world class mixologist Martin Janica of Argentina and was voted as Omaha’s Best New Restaurant when it opened in 2008.

402.932.9600   Map
1014 Howard Street Omaha Nebraska
Make a reservation at the Twisted Fork


Ahmads Persian Cuisine in Downtown Omaha Old Market

Ahmad's offers fine middle eastern dining. a small, intimate dining room dressed in bright blue walls and ornate tapestries. Wide windows open to a street-side view of the old market.

They provide patrons with a wonderful dining experience, especially at dinner, when they really roll out the red carpet and whip up some great vegetarian food. Appetizers include Middle Eastern standards: Hummus, Baba, Falafel and Dolmas. The Persian menu features chicken, seafood and lamb entrees, in addition to a wide range of kabob selections. Many entrees entail an exquisite use of various vegetables, eggplant, garlic, and potatoes.

402.341.9616 Map
1006 Howard Street Omaha Nebraska


Omaha's Urban Wine Company in Downtown Old market

Urban Wine Company is Omaha's casual, contemporary and affordable wine bar experience for the enjoyment of fine wines, brews, spirits, and tasty foods. The Urban Wine Company is an establishment that accommodates everyone from the wine enthusiast to the novice to the connoisseur. You'll feel right at home on the corner of 11th and Jones in the Old Market.

Urban Wine Company has introduced their new wine menu!  They have new wines by the glass and bottle.  Pair them with their amazing bistro and sushi items. 

402.934.0005  Map
1037 Jones Street Omaha Nebraska


The Jackson Street Tavern in Omaha Nebraska Old Market


"Eat, Drink & Relax"

The Jackson Street Tavern offers classic food with fresh ingredients, global inspiration and contemporary twist.  There are daily lunch and dinner specials, and soup year round.


402.991.5637 Map
1125 Jackson Street Omaha Nebraska


The Indian Oven Restaurant in Omaha nebraska

"The Restaurant that Added Spice to Omaha"

With a casually elegant setting and a terrific downtown location, this exotic eatery offers great Indian cuisine. The Indian Oven restaurant has a diverse menu that includes spicy satays, chicken tikke makhami, and a variety of meat dishes made with beef, lamb, and seafood. Maghlai and tandor specialties as well as vegetarian choices are also available. The decor is authentic and features Indian artifacts, paintings and music in the background.

402.342.4856   Map
1010 Howard Street Omaha Nebraska


Sullivans steakhouse in Downtown Omaha Nebraska

Sullivan's is reminiscent of a 1940’s Chicago styled steakhouse featuring the finest steaks & seafood, unparalleled martinis, & great live jazz! The interior has touches of art deco with dark polished wood, crisp black linen & fresh flowers.

Sullivan's serves the finest hand selected premium choice aged beef, which is cut in-house daily, along with a great selection of seafood, ranging from Salmon Steaks to Florida Stone Crab Claws & Live Maine Lobsters. Proud recipient of Wine Spectator "Award of Excellence", the wine list offers an array selections from around the world, with emphasis on California Reds.

402.342.0077  Map
222 South 15th Street Omaha Nebraska
Make a reservation at Sullivan's Steakhouse


Hiro 88 Old Market restaurant in Downtown Omaha

After 7 years in West Omaha, Hiro Sushi has expanded its horizon's with a hip new look at a second location, serving the downtown crowd.  A hip venue for casual fine dining, they serve premium-grade sashimi, Nigiri, 40+ Makimono Rolls, both classic and inventive Asian Fusion cuisine and asian inspired tapas.

402.933.5168 Map
1308 Jackson Street Omaha Nebraska
make a reservation at Hiro 88


Roja Mexican Grill in Downtown Omaha Nebraska Old Market

Two of RoJA's owners originate from Texas and add their own southern spice and many years of experience in Mexican restaurants to RoJA's unique flavor. Roja's margaritas are made with real lime juice. Take your pick from over 80 tequilas in order to achieve the best margarita in town.

RoJA's grill combines a coastal influence and authentic Mexican spice. To ease a hungry stomach, all of their corn and flour tortillas and chips and salsa are made fresh on site daily. The seafood is flown in fresh nearly every day from California.

402.346.9190  Map
1212 Harney Street Omaha Nebraska


Plank Seafood and Provisions in Omaha's Old Market

Plank is a coastally-inspired oyster bar and seafood grill in Omaha, Nebraska.  Thoughtful service, notable flavors and social moments found there.

Their menu is faithful to the tradition of fresh seafood, high quality ingredients and a made-from-scratch mentality. They enlist the help of inspired chefs, a wood fire grill, and their very own smoker to bring coastal flavors to the Nebraska plains.  Their menu offers seafood specialties that include chilled appetizers, oysters, soups, salads, sandwiches and "Landfood."

Oysters are a delicacy. Plank has them harvested with great care on the Pacific and Atlantic coasts and flies them in fresh.  Their Oyster Bar serves them raw, baked, fried, smoked or grilled over their wood fire. Enjoy them raw with a squeeze of fresh lemon, and dashes of horseradish, house made cocktail and ginger mignonette sauces.

402.507.4480  Map
1205 Howard Street Omaha Nebraska


J's on jackson Steak House and Wine Bar

J's on Jackson is Omaha's new restaurant in the Old Market. Their menu includes steak, seafood, sandwiches and salads, but their focus is on their steaks.  Their wine list includes 200 selections, with 125 under $60 a bottle.

402.991.1188  Map
1101 Jackson Street Omaha Nebraska


Saigon Surface is an esteemed Downtown Omaha Vietnamese restaurant and lounge.

Saigon Surface is an esteemed Downtown Omaha Vietnamese restaurant and lounge.

They are proud to feature unmatchable Vietnamese cuisine. Their lounge-like, modern interior sets the perfect mood for dinner and a night out on the town.

402.614.4496  Map

324 South 14th Street Omaha Nebraska