2499 Freedon Park Road Omaha, NE 68110 +1 402 341 1313
Anchor Inn is an open-air bar located in Omaha. The waterside ambiance goes well with the outdoor setting. There is a stage for bands to perform and benches are set all around the wooden raft-like floor. For those who wish to have some shade can opt for a seating under the tent. Food includes your routine American grub. Making complete use of the outdoors, the chef fixes up some great barbecues. With a drink in your hand coupled with the food and music, the Anchor Inn has it all for a relaxed night-out.
10150 California Street Westroads Mall Omaha, NE 68114 +1 402 390 6021
This restaurant, a chain of Chinese restaurants in the US, features a large U-shaped bar with an impressive list of wines and martinis that go well with the food. The interiors are done tastefully in darker hues like black and brown which add to the casual feel of the place. For food that is a unique combination of balanced flavors, tempting desserts, delicious wines and stylish presentations-P.F. Chang's China Bistro is recommended.
1205 Harney Street Omaha, NE 68102 +1 402 342 5887
If you are full-blooded Irish, or merely Irish at heart, you will enjoy this green-themed pub in the Old Market. This spot is located underground; just look for the sign and the green Blarney Stone. Descend the stairs to sample more than 100 beers, live Irish music and excellent bar food. Try the Pub Burger with chips and soup. The atmosphere is comfortable with a long wooden bar and a separate room to accommodate the band.
1804 Capitol Avenue Omaha, NE 68102 +1 402 444 3353
This theatrical-style venue is part of the large Civic Auditorium arena complex. Completely renovated in 1996, the Music Hall hosts touring Broadway-style theatrical productions, national musical acts and well-known comedy shows. Past performances include Melissa Etheridge and Sarah McLachlin. The atmosphere here is much more intimate and casual than the grand Orpheum Theater. Four levels of seating and a proscenium stage offer an excellent view no matter where you sit. Plenty of paid and curbside parking is available.
551 South 11th Street Omaha, NE 68102 +1 402 344 8627
This wine and cheese bar in the Old Market is like a quaint European cafe. Wines from around the world are arranged according to country of origin; choose a bottle and a nice hunk of cheese and relax in the comfortable, marketplace setting. Seating is available inside and out, and, if you do not finish your wine this time, the staff will be happy to label it and save it for you to enjoy on a future visit. A full bar is also available.
409 South 16th Street Omaha, NE 68102 +1 402 661 8501
Built in 1927, the Orpheum stage hosted the likes of W.C. Fields, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Al Jolson. The entire facility received a top-to-bottom renovation in the 1970s. Today, it is home to Opera Omaha, the Omaha Symphony, Broadway touring productions and music concerts. In recent years, Jerry Seinfeld, the Phantom of the Opera, Annie and James Taylor have all graced the Orpheum stage. The architecture and design of this historic theater is absolutely breathtaking. Tours are available at no charge, just call to make an appointment.
3201 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 +1 402 505 9500
When you walk in the door, you can instantly see the wide variety of luscious pastries, cakes, cookies and other treats on display. The airy bakery also offers a full menu of coffee drinks, exotic teas and natural juices. Sandwiches, quiches, salads and more are also available. You can sit in one of two areas: inside or outside on the patio. It is fun to "people watch" on the patio since it is located in the heart of the Old Market.
514 South 11th Street Omaha, NE 68102 +1 402 344 0200
This fun restaurant/bar in the Old Market, formerly an old firehouse, has two levels: the first floor houses a bar and restaurant, the second story has multiple pool tables and a full bar. It brews its own beer and root beer, and you can see the vats from the restaurant. A full list of micro brews is available. The food is excellent. Start with the artichoke dip, then try the grilled steak fajitas.
1605 Howard Street Omaha, NE 68102 +1 402 342 3560
Join this magnificent symphony orchestra in celebrating its 80th season. Enjoy Beethoven's Ninth Symphony at the lavishly decorated Orpheum Theater. On Friday and Saturday evenings, you can attend SuperPops, which includes Garrison Keillor, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Holiday Fanfare. There are also family concerts, Sunday matinées, MasterWorks and Spectrum Chamber Orchestra events.
614 South 11th Street Omaha, NE 68102 +1 402 345 1576
Dedicated to producing original plays and lesser-known works, this widely respected company also offers one-act play festivals, film festivals and special events. Past productions include "Oleanna" by David Mamet, "The Hot L Baltimore" by Lanford Wilson and "Three Viewings" by Jeffrey Hatcher.
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