Best of Omaha™ 2015 Dining

Here are the "Dining" category winners from the 2015 Best of Omaha contest.

Appetizers

Kona Grill
Bonefish Grill
Salt 88

Bagels

Bruegger’s Bagels
Bagel Bin
Panera Bread

Bakery

Rotella’s Italian Bakery
402-592-6600
rotellasbakery.com
Le Quartier Bakery & Cafe
Gerda’s German Restaurant & Bakery
402-553-6774
gerdasgermanrestaurant.com

Barbecue

Famous Dave’s
Four Metro Locations
famousdaves.com
Hartland Bar-B-Que
Boyd and Charlie’s BBQ

Bowl of Soup

Upstream Brewing Company
Old Market, West Omaha
upstreambrewing.com
Wheatfields Eatery & Bakery
402-955-1485
wheatfieldscatering.com
M’s Pub
402-342-2550
mspubomaha.com

Breakfast

LePeep
Three Metro Locations
lepeep.com
Jimmy’s Egg
The Egg & I

Brew Pub

Upstream Brewing Company
Old Market, West Omaha
upstreambrewing.com
Benson Brewery
Crescent Moon Ale House
402-345-1708
beercornerusa.com

Brick Oven Pizza

Pitch Coal Fire Pizzeria
402-590-2625
pitchpizzeria.com
Dante Ristorante Pizzeria
Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom

Buffet

China Buffet Mongolian Grill
Valentino’s
Pizza Ranch

Burrito

Abelardo’s Mexican Fresh
Hector’s
Fernando’s
402-330-5707
fernandosomaha.com

Cake Bakery

The Cake Gallery
Nothing Bundt Cakes
The Cakery

Chef in Omaha

Clayton Chapman, The Grey Plume
Jon Seymour, V. Mertz
402-345-8980
vmertz.com
Jennifer Coco, J. Coco

Chinese Dining

JC Mandarin Chinese Cuisine
Three Happiness Express
Golden Palace

Coffeehouse

Scooter’s
Crane Coffee
Stories Coffeehouse

Cupcakes

Jones Bros. Cupcakes
402-884-CAKE – Two Locations
jonesbroscupcakes.com
Cupcake Island
Gigi’s Cupcakes
402-991-9010 – Village Pointe South
gigiscupcakesusa.com

Deli

Jason’s Deli
Spirit World
Gandolfo’s New York Deli

Desserts

Wheatfields Eatery & Bakery
402-955-1485
wheatfieldscatering.com
The Cordial Cherry
402-679-3011
thecordialcherry.com
Delice European Bakery & Cafe

Donuts

Krispy Kreme
Dunkin’ Donuts
Lamar’s Donuts

Middle Eastern/Eastern European Dining

Bohemian Cafe
El Basha Mediterranean Grill
Amsterdam Falafel & Kabob

Family Restaurant

Cheddar’s Casual Café
Petrow’s Restaurant
Texas Roadhouse

Food Truck

Localmotive Food Truck
Voodoo Taco
Maria Bonita

French Dining

Le Voltaire
Dario’s Brasserie
Le Bouillon

French Fries

Runza® Restaurants
21 Metro Locations
runza.com
Bronco’s
Lighthouse Pizza

Fried Chicken

Millard Roadhouse
402-891-9292
millardroadhouse.com
Jack & Mary’s Restaurant
Big Mama’s Kitchen & Catering

Frozen Yogurt

Orange Leaf
Red Mango
YoYo Berri

Gourmet Hamburger

Sinful Burger Sports Grill
Louie M’s Burger Lust
Bulldog Burgers

Greek Dining

Greek Islands
402-346-1528
greekislandsomaha.com
Feta’s Gyros & Catering
402-504-4976 – Two Locations
fetasgyros.com
Katie’s Greek Restaurant & Taverna
402-558-5623
katiesgreek.com

Gyros

King Kong
Four Omaha Locations
kingkongfastfood.com
Jim and Jennie’s Greek Village
Legacy Gyros

Hamburger

Stella’s Bar & Grill
402-291-6088
106 Galvin Rd., Bellevue NE
Dinker’s Bar
Runza® Restaurants
21 Metro Locations
runza.com

Hot Wings

Oscar’s Pizza & Sports Grille
Buffalo Wild Wings
Addy’s Sports Bar & Grill
402-991-2663
addysbar.com

Ice Cream

Ted & Wally’s Premium Homemade Ice Cream
402-341-5827
Like us on Facebook!
eCreamery
Zesto Ice Cream & Grill

Indian Dining

Jaipur Indian Restaurant and Brewing
402-392-7331
jaipurbrewhouse.com
Mother India
Tanduri Fusion

Italian Dining

Lo Sole Mio Ristorante
402-345-5656
losolemio.com
Spezia
Vincenzo’s Italian Ristorante
402-498-3889
vincenzos-ne.com

Japanese Dining

Hiro 88
Kobe SteakHouse of Japan
Sakura Bana
402-391-5047
7425 Dodge St.

Korean Dining

Maru Sushi & Korean Grill
Korean House
Korea King

Lunch

Ingredient Restaurant
Charleston’s
M’s Pub
402-342-2550
mspubomaha.com

Mexican Dining

La Mesa Mexican Restaurant
Cilantro’s Mexican Bar & Grill
Hector’s

New Restaurant in 2014

Avoli Osteria
Pig & Finch
402-933-0457
801restaurantgroup.com
Dudley’s Pizza & Tavern

Organic Dining

The Grey Plume
McFoster’s Natural Kind Cafe
Modern Love

Outdoor Dining Patio

Charlie’s on the Lake
402-894-9411
charliesonthelake.net
Marks Bistro
Salt 88

Pasta

Pasta Amore E Fantasia
402-391-2585
11027 Prairie Brook Rd.
Vincenzo’s Italian Ristorante
402-498-3889
vincenzos-ne.com
Nicola’s Italian Wine & Fare

Pastry

Pettit’s Pastry
Le Quartier Bakery & Cafe
Le Petit Paris – French Bakery

Pizza

Zio’s Pizzeria
Three Metro Area Locations
ziospizzeria.com
La Casa Pizzaria
402-556-6464
lacasapizzaria.net
Mama’s Pizza

Prime Rib

Jerico’s Restaurant
Johnny’s Café
johnnyscafe.com
402-731-4774
Farmer Brown’s Steakhouse

Restaurant Beer Selection

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom
Upstream Brewing Company
Old Market, West Omaha
upstreambrewing.com
Krug Park

Reuben Sandwich

Crescent Moon Ale House
402-345-1708
beercornerusa.com
Barrett’s Barleycorn Pub & Grill
402-554-5805
barrettsomaha.com
Sean O’Casey’s Pub

Romantic Restaurant

V. Mertz
402-345-8980
vmertz.com
The Flatiron Cafe
Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse

Salad

Paradise Bakery & Cafe
Two Metro Locations
paradisebakery.com
Olive Garden
Charleston’s

Sandwiches

Which Wich Superior Sandwich Shop
Omaha and Papillion
whichwich.com
Firehouse Subs
Razzy’s Deli

Seafood

Shuck’s Fish House & Oyster Bar
Bonefish Grill
Charlie’s on the Lake
402-894-9411
charliesonthelake.net

Smoothies

Juice Stop
Scooter’s
Crane Coffee

Steakhouse

Mahogany Prime Steakhouse
402-445-4380
mahoganyprime.com
801 Chophouse
402-341-1222
801restaurantgroup.com
The Drover
402-391-7440
DroverRestaurant.com

Sunday Brunch

Granite City
402-393-5000
1001 N. 102nd St.
Lot 2 Restaurant & Wine Bar
402-504-4200
lot2benson.com
Taxi’s Grille and Bar

Sushi

Blue Sushi Sake Grill
Hiro 88
Sakura Bana
402-391-5047
7425 Dodge St.

Thai Dining

Mai Thai
Thai Spice
Salween Thai

Vietnamese Dining

Saigon Restaurant
Vietnamese Asian Restaurant
Taste of Asia

  • Kitty

    Where is Zurlos and Salt? two of the best in town

  • When are you going to add a Hot Dog Category? B & B Classic Dogs will knock your socks off!! We would appreciate any information you can give on how we can get in the next competition. Thank you!

  • OMagArtroom

    This is what is voted by the public. These are not editor picks or selections by staff.