Category - Dining

It’s official: Omaha’s got great places for grabbing a beverage.

We’ve teamed with Yelp to present ten amazing places to grab a drink in Omaha, as rated by a mix of average ratings and number of reviews on Yelp. Yelp’s Top 25 Places to Drink list is chock full of hidden gems, from breweries to coffee shops. But it’s also got the familiar tried-and-true places that everyone loves. Here’s a preview of that list.

1. Howlin’ Hounds Coffee
Downtown coffeeshop

Howlin' Hounds Coffee in Omaha, NELeft: Howlin’ Hounds on Instagram/Right: Gimme! Coffee on Instagram

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Reunite and Reconnect with Family in Omaha

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 3:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

It’s been far too long since you had your entire family together. Cousins, aunts, uncles, and grandparents – it’s time to assemble and create new memories. Take advantage of the group travel opportunities in Omaha this summer and plan a reunion in the affordable Midwest.

The Omaha area has something to offer everyone, including activities, attractions, food and fun. Adults and children alike will enjoy the quality time they’ll spend together. Read on for ways to create a memorable getaway in Omaha.

In the Middle

Your family may be spread out

It’s widely known that billionaire investor Warren Buffett, one of the world’s five richest people, proudly hails from Omaha. His holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, is headquartered here too. While Buffett could live anywhere in the world, lucky for us Buffett chooses to keep his roots firmly planted in the Midwest–which means he has acquired some favorite Omaha spots over the years.

Whether you find yourself here for the popular Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting or just in the city for a weekend getaway, we have ideas on

48 Hours in Omaha: With the Omaha Dining Pass

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 3:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Terrific food, great ambiance, a new experience… dining out is some of the spice of life. And what can make your dining experience even better? Saving some money in the process.

The Omaha Dining Pass offers exclusive savings to enjoy during your next meal or snack out in Omaha. With nothing to download, the Dining Pass is instantly delivered via text and email and allows for easy mobile redemption. Plus, redeem offers at five participating locations and be entered to win an Omaha prize–it’s a win-win.

Now it’s time to begin your foodie journey

St. Patrick's Day in Omaha

Friday, March 4, 2022 12:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

In Omaha, we don’t need a reason to have fun. But St. Patrick’s Day offers a good excuse for revelry, and we’re all about festive experiences, tasty food, and getting a taste of the luck of the Irish.

First and Foremost: Food and Drink.

Come hungry at a slew of local restaurants serving up Irish classics like bangers and mash, and corned beef and cabbage any time of year. Try a boxty at Brazen Head Pub, where the traditional Irish potato pancake is served in six variations. Each is filled like an omelet with a variety of ingredients. Try the

During Black History Month and always, we celebrate Black contributions to Omaha’s culinary, entertainment, shopping, and arts and culture landscape. Below is a sampling of Black-owned businesses and Black-established attractions making an impact in Omaha that are worthy of your bucket list.

Museums & Attractions

Several organizations strive to highlight Black contributions in Omaha and across the country. The Malcolm X Memorial Foundation honors Omaha native Malcolm X with a 17-acre developing memorial at the place of his birth. There you will

10 Romantic Omaha Experiences

Friday, January 28, 2022 12:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

From quick adventures to all-day experiences, cozy up with your favorite person (romantic or not) at one of these Omaha area spots. Choose to do just one thing or fill your itinerary with a mix for the ultimate love fest.

1. Walk through the Old Market Passageway

One of Omaha’s most picturesque spots is also one of its most charming. A stroll through the Old Market Passageway, a former alley now studded with shops and restaurants, may be a quick to-do but makes for a memorable experience any time of year.

Old Market Passageway

2. Visit one of the world’s best zoos

In part one, we highlighted Omaha’s popular pumpkin patches and attractions. Now we’ve got even more fun ways to fill your trip itineraries with autumn joy this season. A slew of attractions celebrating the season, Halloween events, and tasty seasonal goodies will help you and your family find new fall traditions.

Fall Fun

As leaves begin to change colors in late September, Omaha quickly takes on a fall feel. Enjoy this change at a handful of outdoors-y attractions and events.

Immerse yourself in nature with a trip to Fontenelle Forest.

The humble food hall has gotten a facelift in Omaha.

In any one of Omaha’s four lively and distinctive food halls, diners can have their pick from an array of cuisines prepared and served up by local restaurants and eateries. The plentiful food options at each location help to guarantee that no one dining experience will be the same, giving foodies the feeling that they’re a kid in a candy store.

To help showcase this unique part of the city’s robust culinary scene, we’re tapping local foodies to eat their way through Omaha’s food halls. Who

It’s Flight Time in Omaha

Monday, August 9, 2021 4:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Food and drink flights are the culinary experience du jour right now. Sure, beer and wine tasting flights have been a thing. (Fun fact: “flight” means "group of.") But now even more opportunities to sample a variety of what's good are popping up around the city. From sophisticated to the not-so flights of fancy, Omaha embraces the old adage that variety is the spice of life.

What is it that has us all excited about a selection of the same type of thing?

  • One, food enhances any experience–so it’s already got that going for it.
  • Two, a flight
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