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Dolce  Restaurant
Dolce Restaurant

Dolce Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://dolceomaha.com
  • Phone: (402) 964-2212
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
    Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00 pm - Close
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Anthony Kueper
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access
  • Entertainment: Every Wednesday Chris Saub, Omaha's premier guitarist and vocalist performs at Dolce, 6-9 pm.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 124th and Maple
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking is plentiful.
A word from Dolce Restaurant
At Dolce we focus on using locally source ingredients to prepare the highest quality food. We are a small intimate restaurant with great service. Reservations are recommended.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Diner Reviews
  • "We asked for a quiet table, since we were celebrating our anniversary. We were put at a quiet table.....in the corner, with zero air movement. The quite atmosphere was nice but completely still air is not ideal conditions for dinner. The food was good....good for foodies."
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "My husband and I did the 4 course date night prix fix menu. We had the risotto and it was creamy and wonderful with fresh peas in it. My husband had the squash soup and I had the house salad. They were both wonderful. The salad had a house vinagrette and I don't normal care that much for vinagrette but it was pared perfectly with the other ingredients in the salad. My husband had the Tuscan steak which was cooked perfectly and I had the Kobe Ragu which was yummy. Just the right amount of meat, sauce and pasta. I was stuffed after our entrees but the date night menu includes a dessert. We ordered the bread pudding. I love bread pudding and this is one of the best I have ever had. It was very light with a yummy caramel sauce."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "I'm typically not a fan of strip mall restaurants but Dolce was a pleasant surprise. The atmosphere was better than expected and the food was delicious. The service was good but not particularly friendly."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "We had a perfect dining experience AGAIN at Dolce. I was proud to take my sister to the restaurant to enjoy a wonderful meal with us. She is a great judge of a great meal and agreed with us that this was perfect! Our waitress was very informative and a delight. Her recommendations are to be commended. From the wine choice, to the mussels, the swordfish, topping it off with the bread pudding. The chef is amazing. Thank you Dolce!"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Outstanding food at a reasonable price with their date menu. Food prepared individually with attention to detail. Could use additional wait staff."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "To say this venue is AMAZING is a supreme understatement. I brought two "newbies" - one of which is a fairly accomplished cook - they were absolutely blown away! There is no doubt about it, this is THE place to eat to experience fine dining and phenomenal wait staff in Omaha."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "A pearl of a restaurant. The chef goes out of his way to accommodate food allergies and then constructs a dessert not on the menu in response to a request! A must-dine-here-often restaurant."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "We had considered trying Dolce but the online menu and prices initially kept us away. We received a Dolce groupon as a gift and gave the resaurant a try. The food was truly outstanding. The appetizer of the day and specials were better than what the online menu had lead us to expect. We decided that we would come again and be very willing to pay full price."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "We enjoyed the Date Night menu. The food was a delicious combination of flavors. Our service was prompt and our waiter courteous. We would recommend it for an enjoyable evening out."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "We went with another couple to celebrate our birthdays. Chris Saub was playing quietly in the background. The ambience and the food/presentation/service was wonderful. We will be back."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "Our appetizer was ok, salad course was very good, main dinner was ok and dessert left a bit to be desired. Our service was very lacking. The table next to us was served by the same server and got a great service. I am sure it helped that the server knew them. The table next to us had their silverware changed with courses which didn't happen at our table, they were asked if they wanted fresh pepper with their salads, we didn't. My water glass sat empty quite often as well. The restaurant itself was small but nice although the tables were a bit to close together for me."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Duck: Tender, sliced, mixed with vegetables (parsnips, pear, fennel, greens - perfectly cooked), a blackberry sauce worth licking the plate. Smooth, tasty & satisfying cauliflower soup with a touch of fennel & duck skin. Argentinian Malbec - light tanins, touch of fruit, yet full flavor. Ended with a delicious dessert cheesecake: ginger, hazelnut, blackberry balsamic, and full flavor decaf. All this and more for $75 for two, but too much food for seniors like us."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "This is our second time at this restaurant. The food is really quite special and very reasonable. It is a storefront restaurant with a wonderful chef and excellent waitstaff. The prices are very reasonable. Our waitress recommended an excellent bottle of wine and the chef made me chocolate sauce for my ice cream dessert. Would highly recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Tables were too close to one another. I felt like I was dining with the couple next to me."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "An unhurried atmosphere, terrific service, and delicious food well prepared and wonderfully presented - this about sums up the experience at Dolce. On a busy Saturday night, one can feel a bit crowded, but the service and food more than compensate. AC is cold, so take a wrap if you are easily chilled. And don't plan to hurry on a busy night. Just relax and enjoy."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "My husband and I recently visited Dolce for our anniversary. Our visit was fun and delicious! The Date night menu was spot on. My husband had the Kobe steak and that night the restaurant had a Duck entree on the menu. I must say both were amazing! We will definitely go back to Dolce."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Although they have smaller portions, when you are getting a four course meal it is just about perfect. The service was wonderful, the food was amazing and the chocolate toffee mousse was a perfect ending!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "I was very disappointed in the menu choices with the new ownership at Dolces. For a noon lunch, there were only three tables with people. That's a statement in itself. Sad. Finally, after looking over the menu for a lunch sandwich or an appealing salad, the waitress finally mentioned the special being a BLT. It was way over-priced and my friend and I left still hungry. She paid $31.00 for two very skimpy salads with the sandwiches that were very small. We won't go back when there's a lot more places such as Bravo. You can get bread with the oils and a salad special for $7.00 that over loads a plate."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Purchased a groupon and used it here for an anniversary dinner. It is a simple, yet lovely place to dine and service is excellent. The food was very, very good and different so nice to have something you wouldn't get at every other place. Hope to return to try some of their other selections. The mussels for an appetizer were just exceptional."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "First the waitress brought the wrong wine (white instead of red). She poured it before I could catch it. We ended up keeping what she brought. Then she brought me the wrong salad. That I sent back. The appetizer and entree were good. She felt so bad about the wine and salad mix up that she brought us an extra desert. Thank goodness! They forgot to cook the cream brûlée. When we broke into the sugar it was all runny. Raw egg, not good. The cheesecake was awesome though. I would definitely go back for that."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "we went to Dolce again using a Groupon which was an outstanding deal. This is the first time back since under new ownership. The waitress and bar tender are novices at the wine, but tried very hard. Service is not the same as before, but hopefully will improve. The food was wonderful as usual so I'm not complaining too much."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "We tried the couples meal. The main meal itself was very good. The bread pudding for dessert was scorched. When going to the rest room, the hallway is very narrow because of the lockers. I don't thing a wheel chair or someone with a handicap that would use crutches or something of the nature would be able to use the restroom."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "My wife had been wanting to go Dolce for a while and we will be going back soon, just a comfortable air, friendly service, great food , worth a try ."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The food was adventurous with interesting combinations of flavors. The chef, however, needs to fine tune flavor profiles to balance the dishes. For example, the take on chicken cordon bleu we started with as an appetizer sounded amazing. In reality, the chicken was flavorless, the sauce a bit bland, and stuffing unmemorable. The flavor of my partner's main-- seared pork belly over sobe noodles-- was absolutely overwhelmed by a heavy dose of salty soy sauce. That being said, each course was cooked to technical perfection and there were some real stand out dishes in the meal. Dolce never quite shakes the feeling that it is in a strip mall and service is fine, but not great."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Everything is presented with the greatest attention to detail. The flavors are fresh and fantastic. The service is amazing! Our evening was beyond our expectations and we will be back! We wish Dolce was in Austin!!"
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "We had a groupon for the fixed price menu, so decided to try it out. The fixed price menu has most of the options of the main menu, so it is a good way to go. Our appetizer was pork belly with watermelon, which was really nice. We both had the salad as the first course. Both the salmon and chicken were excellent entrees. The desert was the bread pudding which was good as well. Overall, it is a smaller resturant with white table cloths and simple, modern decorations. The service was excellent. Some websites described it as slow, but it was a good pace for a fine dining establishment. We were in and out in an hour and 15 minutes. I would recommend and we will try it again sometime."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Very cosy upscale restaurant with excellent food. Food was well prepared and timing between each course was not rushed. Would recommend reservations as most if not all tables were filled. "
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Excellent service.food excellent and presenatation was exceptional."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We had reservations for 4 at 6:30 pm on a Friday night, but my husband and I arrived at 6 for a pre dinner drink. We wanted to sit outside, and were promptly accommodated. I was anxious thinking we might be screwing up the restaurants reservation schedule because we would want to sit inside once the other two arrived, but I needn't have worried! They very smoothly took over for us, and the server who would be taking care of our dinner actually came out to serve us drinks! When we did get to dinner, we also checked in on Yelp and got the date night deal (appetizer, soup/salad, 2 entrees and a dessert normally $58) for only $45! So we promptly ordered more wine to make up the gap :). Service was excellent, food was great, a fun 3 hrs!"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "We ordered off the date night menu. It was a fantastic deal included an appetizer, soup or salad, two mains a desert and a bottle of wine for $75! The food was perfect. We got the mussels they were exceptional. The chef sent out a charcuterie that was delicious. I had the chicken which was cooked to perfection. My wife had the pasta with waygu beef and pork. I would highly recommend this hidden gem to anyone who is looking for a romantic dinner with flawless food."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "The restaurant was fabulous-the food was delicious and unique, the ambience was perfect for a romantic evening or even a get together with friends, and the "date night" menu was an exceptional value. It was our first time there and my husband were planning when we could come back and what friends we would bring!"
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "My wife and I went in for our annivarsay for a romantic date night. The food was amazing but we were disappointed in our server. He couldn't remember what was in our food and he was very slow in service. He also forgot that we had a group on to help pay for the special occasion. Like I said great food but when you are paying for top of the line food you would think you could get knowledgeable servers who were concerned about the quality of the customers overall experience especially in such a small venue. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We were very impressed with new owners' take on fine dining in a simple relaxed atmosphere. Pricey for a strip mall, but menu reflects time and effort as well as attention to detail. Service by Laurelin was excellent! "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "First time at the restaurant since it changed owners. Excellent food and service."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "A lovely evening was spent at dolce had the fixed meal w a bottle of wine used a groupon which was even better so good i bought two gift cards for friends"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We enjoyed our Date-Nite Groupon at this restaurant. Relaxing atmosphere and didn't feel rushed. The Morel Mushrooms were an exceptional treat!"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Haven't eaten here since Gina sold the restaurant. We loved our dinner. The margarita mussels are the best in town. They should be on the regular menu. My flat iron steak was cooked to perfection. The pasta and ragu were also good."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "The food is beautifully plated and the ingredients are fresh. Best of all, the food tastes great. keep up the good work Dolce!"
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "I'm not sure if our server was new, but he was terribly slow. We did the Date Night Pre Fixe. We had reservations at 8:30 and were seated right away and one of the servers opened up a bottle our bottle of wine. Unfortunately she was not ours. Ours arrived and introduced himself and seemed okay. We then gave him our selection for all four courses and enjoyed our wine. Our entire meal took roughly two and a half hours. We watched other tables come in after us, have the same pre fixe menu, and be out the door before we even received our entrees. The food was very good but two and a half hours for dinner was absolutely ridiculous, especially since the restaurant was not particularly busy that late at night. I wouldn't mind trying again but..."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Dolce was an excellent experience. We did the "Date Night" Prix Fixe menu. The mollusks were a great appetizer. The beet and goat cheese salad - incredible. "
    Dined on 4/30/2014