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Gorat's Steak House
Gorat's Steak House

Gorat's Steak House Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.goratsomaha.com
  • Email: inquiry@goratsomaha.com
  • Phone: (402) 551-3733
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:00am -4:00pm.
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday 5:00pm - 10:00pm. Closed Sunday.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, American
  • Executive Chef: Archie Loehr
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Live music Saturday evenings 7 -10pm

Getting there

  • Cross Street: S. 50th St
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Gorat's Steak House
Gorat's Steak House has been an Omaha tradition for more than 69 years. Founded in 1944 by Louis and Nettie Gorat, and subsequently operated by their son, Louis, Jr. - affectionately known as “Pal” - and his family, Gorat’s has catered to generations of Omaha families and visitors alike, proudly serving quality steaks, Italian specialties and other local favorites.

Omaha restaurateur purchased Gorat’s in the fall of 2012 and after an updating of the interior and kitchen, reopened in December of 2012. The menu continues the tradition of local Italian steak house fare with the addition of new favorites such as signature entrees, tantalizing salads and freshly prepared pastas.

A frequent stop of the “Wizard of Wall Street” Warren Buffett, Gorat’s has hosted celebrities and dignitaries from around the world. Whether you are a new visitor or someone whose family has previously enjoyed the Gorat’s Steak House tradition, we welcome you and wish you buon appetito!
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Diner Reviews
  • "For once, we did NOT order steak at Omaha's best steakhouse. The fried catfish was a pleasant change and most tasty. The service was very friendly and helpful. With the change of ownership and demodeling last year, Gorat's cast off the old "dining hall" atmosphere and has well lit and decorated rooms. We will be back frequently."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "I have been a customer for years. The changes to the menu and atmosphere are all good. In my opinion. They have kept the best items from the old menus and built some new interesting choices into the mix. The management was present and helpful to the staff on a busy Saturday night. I like the art and memory pieces in the dining rooms."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Excellent steak and salmon. Our waitress was thorough but not intrusive. We had a very nice evening"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The historic place is charming and they just remodeled the interior and they owner gave us an impromptu tour. The service was friendly but a bit slow for as few customers there were. The food...well, the Loaded Baked Potato soup was marvelous; however my prime rib was horrible. Nebraska=beef and Gorat's was supposed to be one of the best. No, it was all fat and hard gristle. The flavor was ok, but I had to spit most of it out because I couldn't chew it.The sauteed button mushrooms were good. Skip the beef and go for the very cheesy ckn parm that my date had."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Got seated quickly, but it was a full place and no choice of seating was offered. Our waitress was harried, No time to acknowledge us for quite some time. I very was tempted to leave before we began ! Food was great but restaurant was very noisy. So much so, I couldn't even have a conversation with my company sitting right next to me. All in all, the experience was good as as long you don't mind waiting and eating in a very noisy restaurant."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Gorat's is better than ever. Again had a superb steak. My wife's chicken fried steak was indeed the best in Omaha. Fast, friendly service, as always. We will definitely return."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Our food was absolutely amazing at Gorat's and so reasonably priced. The steak was cooked to perfection and literally fell apart in my mouth. Excellent ambiance."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Food was excellent as always. Little slow getting getting seated and getting our food but the place was really busy."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We have eaten there several times and the food is excellent and is consistently great. Steaks are perfectly prepared, the chicken fried steak is the best in Omaha, and the onion rings are great and plentiful. I would recommend this to anyone looking for great food, excellent and person service. It is worth the drive from wherever you are. We travel from Plattsmouth regularly to eat there."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "We enjoyed our dinner and our waitress. The food was excellent."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "After reading other reviews, I was a little nervous. This was my first time to Gorat's, but definitely won't be my last! We had a great time! It was very busy, because I think a living social deal was expiring the next day. Service was very quick & friendly. The only bad point was the Onion Ring appetizer. After hearing so many good things, I was a little disappointed. Onion rings were bland. But, an appetizer really isn't need with all the food you get! Ciabatta rolls in the breadbasket, good salad, and yummy baked potato soup were great!! I got the 6 oz fillet mignon and it was excellent! My husband had the 16 oz prime rib and he said it's the best he's had in a long time. With the living social deal, it was a great bargain!"
    Dined on 11/25/2013
  • "Had a great meal, the large fillet was excellent. The sides were also very good. The wedge salad was nothing special; that was the only miss. Prices were very reasonable and we will return."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "Gorats has been around forever. A change of ownership made us a little nervous, but they have come through with maintaining great food and service. The steaks are Omaha Steaks, and are very good, not as good as their aged on site steaks from before the change, but still amazing. The remodel is great."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "This is a difficult review to write. Our server was very good and apologetic so the negative review in no way reflects on her. The primary complaint was the time it took to receive our food. It started with the appetizer. We finally asked our server to cancel the order. She brought it anyway and did not charge for it. Unfortunately, our entrees also took an unacceptably long time to arrive. Our server again apologized and kept us posted on the progress. The restaurant was not particularly busy and or orders were not complicated. I do not see us going back anytime soon."
    Dined on 11/6/2013
  • "This was our first visit to Gorats! The food was good - nothing spectacular - but if you're looking for a good meal this place will do!"
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "Food was average but service was horrible. Took over an hour to get our food!"
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "Yeah, the bloom is off of this rose. Been eating here since the '60s and I don't see any reason to come back again."
    Dined on 9/14/2013