Comfort Inn at the Zoo
2920 S. 13th Court
Omaha, NE 68108
Phone: (402) 342-8000
Fax: (402) 342-8069
2920 S. 13th Court, Omaha, NE, US, 68108
- Phone: (402) 342-8000
- Fax: (402) 342-8069
If you are looking for a big band-era venue, this is it. This auditorium/hall situated in the heart of South Omaha's Bohemian neighborhood, just south of downtown, is perfect for wedding receptions, banquets, parties, dances, meetings and concerts. The large, formal auditorium, complete with balcony and buffet area, comfortably accommodates 750. National music acts, including Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, 311 and Brave Combo, make Sokol a regular tour stop. A smaller, much more rustic venue is available downstairs.
Piccolo Pete's has been serving good, American food for over 70 years at moderate prices. The service always comes with a smile and you should never skip the dessert. The restaurant has a friendly atmosphere, but you should be prepared for a small wait.
Traditional Italian family dining reigns at this South Omaha institution. Serving Omaha since 1946, Cascio's offers perfectly aged steaks, top quality seafood, traditional recipe Italian favorites and homemade hot bread sticks. The atmosphere is family-style, with personable service and special menu selections for younger diners. Large party rooms serving groups from 20 to 450 are available, as is plenty of free parking. Located just south of the Old Market, Cascio's is a little off the beaten path, but definitely worth the drive.
This local favorite, serving Omaha since 1924, offers traditional international cuisine specializing in Czech and Eastern European fare. Dumplings and kraut, roast duck, wiener schnitzel, hasenpfeffer and soups fill the menu, in addition to some American selections and children's items. The homemade apple strudel and kolaches make a good finish to a great meal. The exterior boasts an opulent display of tile work and Czech detailing, while the interior is simple and inviting. Private rooms and plenty of free parking are available. Expect to pay $20 per person for dinner.
Located near a number of Omaha attractions, including Henry Doorly Zoo and Rosenblatt Stadium, this restaurant offers authentic Mexican food at affordable prices. With an atmosphere both casual and festively ethnic, this restaurant promises to be an excellent choice for a variety of dining occasions. Homemade taco shells and tortilla chips turn the everyday a la carte into a specialty item. On Friday and Saturday, guests enjoy the live music of Howard's own mariachi band.
The aroma of authentic Italian food greets you at the door. Guests choose from a variety of freshly made pastas and sauces, thin crust pizzas and other tasty options. The décor is casual, so informal dress is recommended. Although this is a perfect place for dinner with someone special, space is at a premium. The parking lot is small, and, since no reservations are accepted, the wait for a table can average at least an hour on the weekends. Lo Sole Mio's Villa, located across the street, offers several comfortable party rooms and private parking.
The Boiler Room is a place you must not miss. The ambiance is intimate and elegant with brick walls and tables overlooking the bar. They have an extensive bar with great cocktails and wines. Their service is quick and the staff is knowledgeable too. The variety of food is great and the steaks are good. The desserts are a must to finish the evening well. For private dinners and events, call ahead.
This upscale Old Market restaurant offers prime graded beef, veal, lobster tails, crab legs, salmon, sole and other fresh seafood. The steak cuts include porterhouse, New York strip and fillets. All of the menu items are served with fine attention to presentation. The white tablecloth adorned dining room is very elegant. You can also choose to sit in the cigar room, where you can purchase and enjoy a cigar. There is live piano music on Friday and Saturday evenings.
One of the places in Downtown you have to come for sushi is Hiro 88. Their sushi is fresh and of high quality. You may want to try here sushi 2 in 1, gyoza, classic rolls and many of the cooked items as well. The cocktails are unique and clever mixes, and the bar offers lots more. The service here is highly appreciated. They also offer their space for private parties, events and birthdays. For more information, call ahead.
This restaurant located in the heart of Omaha's thriving Hispanic community offers friendly service, a full bar and some of the most authentic Mexican food north of the border. The traditional combination plate, which consists of an enchilada, chile relleno, taco, refried beans and rice, is a good choice for an El Alamo rookie. Other favorites include Arroz con Pollo, chimichanga and Steak Piccado. The service is good, the atmosphere is casual and the Margaritas are outstanding.
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.
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.