This family-style, Italian eatery in Northwest Omaha is extremely popular. The atmosphere is business casual and comfortable with deep booths, big tables and a very small bar. Menu items include Chicken Soto, Bistecca (Steak) Gorgonzola and Linguine Tutto Mare. Each table is served a carafe of the house Chianti; guests can serve themselves and add each glass to the tab at the end of the evening. Reservations are not accepted.
Hidden in a strip mall, this cozy restaurant offers wonderful Mediterranean fare. The restaurant is very small, and when you walk in, you feel like you are in the middle of the dining room. The hummus ($4.50), served with pita bread, is a delicious appetizer. The Chicken Kebab ($11.25) is a wonderful mix of chicken and vegetables served on basmati rice. Dinners are served with your choice of barley soup or salad. The soup has a strong herb and mint flavoring and can be a little overpowering.
You can smell the fresh-baked goods when you walk into this restaurant that specializes in large quantities of American-style food. You can choose from an array of homemade baked items, including muffins, pies, caramel and pecan rolls and cakes. The menu offers omelets, pancakes, benedicts, potato casseroles, melt sandwiches, salads, burgers and soups. Popular dishes include the Kansas City Potato Casserole, a mixture of sirloin strips, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes, Monterey Jack cheese and potatoes.
Pizza is made only one way at this joint: a thin, hand-tossed crust, a touch of tomato, plenty of cheese and your favorite toppings. Pasta and meatballs are another favorite here. The menu also features sandwiches and prime rib, along with salad covered in Fred's own Italian dressing. Sports fans can follow the day's events on televisions scattered throughout the restaurant, while a full-service bar quenches their thirst. Be prepared for a wait on Friday and Saturday evenings.
Established in 1997, this bar and restaurant offers large portions of traditional fare. The bar area has Keno, televisions, pool tables and video games. Favorites include Chicken Fried Steak, which is served with mashed potatoes and gravy and a biscuit. The prime rib and roasted chicken come in various portion sizes and are big hits. There is a buffet brunch on Sundays that offers breakfast and lunch items. The family atmosphere and decor make this a great place for a casual meal.
If you are not sure what type of Indian food to try, this restaurant is for you. It offers a lunch buffet Monday through Friday and a brunch buffet on Sundays. The buffet has soup, rice, Naan bread and several entrees that change daily. The décor is simple and features tables with white linen tablecloths and sleek, black chairs. Indian decorations are scattered throughout the restaurant. In addition to the fabulous Indian dishes, you can cleanse your palate with Indian beer, Chai (tea) or various sodas.
If you are craving a good salad, sandwich, bowl of soup or latte, this is the place to go. The European-style bakery offers sandwiches, soups and salads and the popular "Pick Two Selections" which consists of a bowl of soup and half sandwich or half salad. Another favorite is the Fandango Salad, toasted walnuts, gorgonzola cheese, Mandarin orange slices and fat-free raspberry dressing. This cafe is very casual, with a walk-up counter and no wait service.
A wide selection of seafood sets this restaurant apart from similar upscale dining rooms. Ranging from scallops served with pasta to seafood-stuffed prime rib, you may find it difficult deciding what to order. Non-seafood lovers have plenty of other options, including tender steaks and chicken. Large picture windows provide a view of a small lake. The atmosphere is upscale, so attire should be on the dressy side of casual/informal. Reservations are recommended, especially for large groups or weekends.
If you are craving a big plate of "comfort food," this home-style restaurant fits the bill. The huge menu offers pancakes, salads, jumbo-sized deli sandwiches, classic potato casseroles and more. For dinner, try the Butcher's Meltaway Ribs or the Apple Cinnamon Pork Chops. Both are served with two homemade sides and freshly baked bread. The Farm House is located inside Mangelsen's, one of the area's largest craft and hobby centers.
With a mission to provide dining experience in a friendly atmosphere, Anthony's continues to be one of the city's oldest and finest steakhouses. The western decor has been done away with and the present Anthony's features a comfortable seating. It also provides banquet facilities with a price inclusive of all services. Serving Certified Angus Beef, the three-page menu includes Filet Mignon in large or petite cut, lasagna, fresh seafood and seasonal desserts. The atmosphere is casual with live entertainment and dancing available in the lounge.
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