If you’re planning a trip to Omaha, make sure you don’t forget to visit the west side, as it’s home to some of the best restaurants in the city. Though there’s no official distinction between west Omaha and the rest of Omaha, people that live in the area would probably point out Harrison and Fort streets as the cut-off.
Regardless, you won’t want to miss out on any of these great restaurants if you find yourself hungry and in west Omaha, especially since all of these places happen to be supported by GiftYa.
GiftYa allows you to send a virtual gift card to a loved one with a balance for any participating location that they can set up with their credit or debit card via an app. So, treat someone you know in west Omaha to a great meal!
A beloved restaurant in West Omaha that’ll give your day a good start!
The food here is so good, you’ll feel like you’re eating dessert for breakfast. Image courtesy of Instagram.
1259 S 120th St | Omaha | baileysbreakfast.com
Whether you live in Omaha or are traveling there shortly, you’ll want to start your day off right, and Bailey’s Breakfast & Lunch lets you do just that. Breakfast here is served from opening until closing, and the restaurant itself has been open since 2007. Since that time, this place has rightfully grown very popular.
Bailey’s doesn’t accept reservations, so it’s first-come first-serve, however they do have outdoor seating space. If you’re looking for food that’s just as cozy as the atmosphere, you’d be coming to the right place at Bailey’s Breakfast & Lunch. Eggs benedict, breakfast plates, omelettes, hot and cold sandwiches, salads, soups, and specialty drinks…. this place has it all!
Hours are from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. all seven days out of the week.
“Delightful atmosphere and great brunch meals. My daughter, granddaughters and I were there and had fresh fruit and pancakes. Very good. Servers were attentive and friendly although the place was hopping.” - Yelp Review
Multiple meals a day, happy hour, and catering— it’s all here!
The staff at Pitch Pizzeria works hard to make sure that your dining experience is as good as can be, just like their pizza! Image courtesy of Instagram.
17808 Burke St | Omaha | pitchpizzeria.com
Pitch Pizzeria serves brunch, lunch, and dinner as well as having catering available for you to order. If you want great deals for both your food and drink, come during happy hour. There are locations in Dundee, West Omaha, and Scottsdale, but at this particular location happy hour is from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. on weekdays.
The menu has an extensive selection of pizza and other great dishes for you to choose from, but if none of it tempts you, you can also build your own pizza with a take home pizza kit, instructions for which can be found on the website. The pizza is also sold by the slice as well as by the pie, and there’s new specialty pizzas all the time served as pizza of the week.
Hours are from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Sundays through Tuesdays, 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
“Good pizza! Pitch feels like a bar in that it's quite dark with electric candles hanging from the ceiling. I split the shrooms pizza with my partner. It was as tasty as this sort of pizza could be!” - Yelp Review
A great place to go for both food and drink in West Omaha!
There are so many different great craft beers, you’ll have to come with a group to try them all! Image courtesy of Instagram.
2835 S 170th Plaza #200 | Omaha | blattbeer.com
Blatt Beer & Table has three different locations in Omaha, this west Omaha one located within the Shops of Legacy. You can order takeout and delivery here, including craft beer that’s to-go in crowlers. You can order right online, or else book a reservation!
Whether it’s the great beer or the pub food to go with it, you’ll love dining here both due to the delicious menu options and the comfortable atmosphere! Happy hour is from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and all day on Sunday!
Blatt is open from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 11 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. on Sundays.
“Had a great time at the Blatt during happy hour. Our server new the menu and drinks very well and made some great recommendations. Great atmosphere, great food, and great drinks, stop by and enjoy.” - Yelp Review
Locally owned and operated authentic Italian cuisine!
What would an Italian restaurant be without good pasta? Luckily, at Vincenzo’s, you don’t have to ask that question. Image courtesy of Instagram.
15701 Pacific St | Omaha | vincenzos-ne.com
Vincenzo’s serves delicious, authentic Italian food both here in Omaha as well as in Lincoln, Nebraska. Their food has won awards, such as Best of Omaha, and they continue to win over the public with their great dishes and great service.
With catering available for you to order and great deals during happy hour— from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Sundays through Fridays —you really won’t want to pass up on dining at this locally owned restaurant with homemade recipes.
Vincenzo’s is open from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Sundays.
“One of our favorite Italian places! They serve complimentary salad and rolls and I LOVE they're Italian dressing. It's delicious! And the food here is always so consistent and good! I've tried many dishes here and have never been disappointed.” - Yelp Review
The best seafood prices you’ll find in West Omaha!
Oysters have never been this easy to eat with the great deals offered here! Image courtesy of Instagram.
1218 S 119th St | Omaha | shucksfishhouse.com
Aw, shucks! If you’re a seafood nut, you definitely can’t miss your chance to eat here while in West Omaha. There’s also locations downtown and on Pacific Street, and all will bring you the same delicious food and great deals. For instance, happy hour here is all seven days a week, during which time you can purchase 35 cent shrimp!
There’s far more than that, though! Oysters are $1 all day on Wednesdays, tacos are served all day on Tuesdays, and you get $5 off all crab leg dinners on Mondays. There’s far more on the menu, so if you’re a seafood fan you won’t find better deals anywhere else.
Shuck’s Fish House & Oyster Bar is open from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays, 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and noon until 8 p.m. on Sundays.
“What a great experience, our first time at an oyster bar. Delicious food, wonderful service. The tables are far enough apart to still have social distancing. We can't wait to bring friends next time.” - Yelp Review
Many different ways to dine at this West Omaha restaurant!
There are so many different dishes you’ll want to try at Acadian Grill! Image courtesy of Instagram.
725 N 114th St | Omaha | acadiangrille.com
In addition to traditional dine-in options, Acadian Grill offers family packs that you can pick up on Sundays if you order on Saturdays, which are great for large get-togethers. If you just want takeout for your immediate family, you can choose to get curbside pick-up or even delivery!
You won’t be disappointed if you choose to dine-in, though! Acadian Grill scratch kitchen sells Acadian food, now more commonly referred to as cajun. This cultural blend of flavors from France and soul food first took root in Louisiana, but has clearly had an impact on the rest of the country’s cuisine as well.
Acadian Grill may be closed on Sundays and Mondays, but it’s open from 11 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays and from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
“Talk about the real deal! This is going to be [a] hot spot in Omaha for years to come. Felt like I was in the heart of New Orleans eating the Crawfish Etouffee. Atmosphere is super friendly and relaxed, if you like Cajun or haven't tried it, get into Acadian!” - Yelp Review
If you’re looking for great food in West Omaha, you’ve certainly found it on this list. And if you were looking for a great gift for someone you care about who lives in or may be traveling to the Omaha area, you may have just found that, too!