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About J. Coco

j.coco is a locally and independently owned restaurant . We take great pride in our fresh-from-farm to plate foods, as well as our honest and sincere approach to the guest experience. In addition to a lively main dining room, we also have a state-of-the-art, intimate private dining room, which is often available on short notice. We accept reservations but always welcome "walk-in" guests. We offer amazing house made desserts. Our beautiful full service bar serves handcrafted cocktails and an excellent selection of wines. We are also happy to accommodate take out orders of any size for lunch or dinner.

5203 Leavenworth
Omaha, NE 68106
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am -2:00pm;
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm;

Cross Street:
52nd Street and Leavenworth Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(402) 884-2626

Website:
http://www.jcocoomaha.com/

Parking Details:
We have a dedicated lot 1/2 block NE of the restaurant as well as street parking.

Executive Chef:
Jennifer Coco

Private Party Facilities:
Our Chef's Viewing Room will accommodate parties up to 24. Computer/Audio-Visual capabilities. Please call for details

Private Party Contact:
Scott or Erin: (402) 884-2626

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

J. Coco Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Creative Cuisine (33)
Good for a Date (32)
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Good for Anniversaries (27)
Worth the Drive (27)
Special Occasion (26)
Fit for Foodies (24)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Business Meals (19)
Great for Lunch (17)
Cozy (16)
Casual (16)
Pre/post Theatre (16)
Local Ingredients (15)
Great for Outdoor Dining (15)
Authentic (14)
Romantic (13)
Fun (12)
Good for Groups (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Notable Wine List (10)
Bar Seating (9)
Comfort Food (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Hot Spot (8)
Tasting Menu (7)
Seasonal (6)
Quick Bite (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Happy Hour (4)
Healthy (4)
People Watching (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Late-night Find (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Organic (2)
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

My husband and I met friends for lunch so it was good that we wanted to sit and talk awhile because it took 40 min. to get our entrees which were salads. Food was delicious. I recommend that if you have limited time, be sure and tell the waitstaff.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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 (Omaha)·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent food. Waiter was not very attentive to our table. Had to request bread and had to remind the person about an order to go.

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
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 (Omaha)·Dined 4 days ago

Great service and awesome food made the night with dear friends!

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vip
 (Omaha)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Love! Always amazing food and service....perfect Saturday night.

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

We had both the nightly special and an entrée from the menu as well as an appetizer. All were awesome. The Cheese Frenchie appetizer was delicious and quite filling for just (2) people. The Barbacolo Short Ribs were very tender and flavorful. The special was outstanding! It was an Oxtail noodle dish...I don't remember. Our waiter Scott was awesome as well. We will be going back to try more of the menu!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Omaha)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Delicious food and outstanding service in a very cute neighborhood!

Tags: Authentic, Hot Spot, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Other than noisy—excellent cuisine! Will definitely be back to dine again.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Late-night Find, Fun, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Seasonal, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Business Meals, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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 (Omaha)·Dined on November 3, 2017

It is one of my favorite places to eat. It did not disappoint. Food and service was excellent

Tags: Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Omaha)·Dined on November 3, 2017

The appetizers are outstanding- delicious and creative. The menu is more than sufficient- not so extensive that food is only adequate. Instead every entrée that I have tasted is so well-prepared and is outstanding. The service is consistently excellent. A downside- the noise level rises as the evening progresses.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Omaha)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Excellent service - thank you for a great meal! Especially the cheese board :)

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Very good food and fun atmosphere. The Sea Bass entree was divine. My husband had the special - an oxtail stroganoff that he loved. The server seemed a little inexperienced and overwhelmed. Overall would definitely go back again though.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine
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 (Omaha)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Phenomenal. Sea bass was exquisite.

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 (Omaha)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Great upscale restaurant that pretends to be a neighborhood eatery. The ambiance is casual yet classy without being the slightest bit pretentious. The bar makes really good drinks, and the food is delicious with enough occasional menu changes to keep it interesting. Prices are about average for this type of place. Plenty of parking in back, so don't freak out at the 3 full parking places out front.

Tags: Quick Bite, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Casual, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Omaha)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We always enjoy J Coco. Service was lacking this time. Food made up for it, but experience was a little disappointing.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

The food was very good , started with Mexican shrimp cocktail. Had great flavor not sure what made it "Mexican" and it was served with saltine crackers? The main course was Beef medallions, cooked perfectly and the presentation was very appealing.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (Omaha)·Dined on October 11, 2017

I love this restaurant!! My husband had been there for lunch before, but this was his first dinner experience. He was blown away by the food. This was our first time trying the Kimchi Pork Belly Fried Rice as a side dish. OMG!! This needs to be served in a larger portion as an entree. So delicious!! You can never go wrong with the Seabass. My personal favorite.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 11, 2017

The food is crazy good here, they go the extra mile to make each dish unique, great atmosphere, service is great

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Omaha)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Love going to J Coco! The food is always excellent. It took a while to get drinks... I think it was a busy night. My cocktail was unique and delicious. I would recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (Omaha)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Went on a Tues. evening for son's birthday dinner. No specials. Meh

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 1, 2017

We tried the Omaha Steaks products which are very good.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Casual
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Two very good meals; two very average meals.. Two dishes were not hot; hardly warm. Waiter was OK; but spent most of his time with regular customers.. Can't blame him; but every customer can be a regular. We have been here numerous times; while it was an O K experience ; was our first time we were not very pleased. We will be back.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

This is a beautiful restaurant! The staff is knowledgeable and attentive. The food is outstanding. Jennifer Coco has given Omaha the very best dining experience!

Tags: People Watching, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation
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 (Omaha)·Dined on September 30, 2017

I must say that we were disappointed. My husband and I have been here before and have been very happy and enjoyed it quite a lot. We thought this would be a perfect place to treat our family after a small wedding (10 people total). The young man that waited on us was fairly new, but he was delightful. The food took longer than expected and when it arrived we were disappointed to say the least. While the Wagu burgers the younger ones had were good, the tenderloin medallions were not not tender at all, and overcooked for medium rare. The portion size of the sea bass was minuscule, had to dig to find it at all. For your sake, I hope we were just there on an off night.

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 (Savannah)·Dined on September 29, 2017

J Coco is a special place. The food is always exceptional. I had the short ribs. WOW. I normally drink wine but tried the manhatten (spelled wrong) but it also was a great change. We will. B back.

Tags: Fun, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on September 27, 2017

J. Coco is always a for sure hit! I brought several friends who were first timers and everyone enjoyed the food. This is one of my top 5 restaurants in Omaha!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine
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 (Omaha)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Everything was pretty good, but the tenderlion medallions I ordered were over done based on my order preference.

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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Fun to be back in the neighborhood. Some things have changed. Most has stayed the same. The transformation of this building is wonderful. Plan to return for dinner when I am back in town. So many memories. Food and service were fun and wonderful.

Tags: Fun, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on September 21, 2017

The waitress and the food were spectacular!

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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 21, 2017

J. CoCo is a great place for Amy occasion. The food is always amazing. The Brussels sprouts and cauliflower are SO good. Our table devoured them when we ordered them as apps... service is always good and the outdoor patio is wonderful.

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 (Omaha)·Dined on September 20, 2017

A wonderful dining experience, again and again!
Love the food, service and ambiance ❤️

Tags: Quick Bite, Good for Groups, Cozy, Hot Spot, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Omaha)·Dined on September 20, 2017

I love this place every time! My friend’s soup, my chicken, her berry cobbler and my Nutella creme brûlée were all amazing!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Casual, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on September 18, 2017

Pulls off being casual and worthy of special occasions all at the same time. Employees seem to actually care and enjoy their jobs. Experience it for yourself... One comment on a sauce was that they would just drink it alone. #MustBeGood

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Casual, People Watching, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Authentic, Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 16, 2017

We've been meaning to try this place for a while. We (finally) made it happen last night, and it's our new favorite. We started with the buffalo cauliflower bites, and they definitely satisfied the buffalo sauce Jones without having to eat chicken wings. (I'm going to presume it's a whole lot healthier... please don't educate me if I'm wrong.) Then my wife had the barbacoa style short ribs served over a creamy corn risotto that was cooked perfectly (not that I ate half of hers in addition to my own meal). I had the spice dusted ribeye that came with these cornbread crusted loaded mashed potato balls. Yup. And, of course, we had to split some Brussels sprouts. Fried, with miso and bacon. We didn't hate. No dessert (sorry we let you down). At any rate, well worth trying if you haven't, and I'm sure we'll be back sooner than we'd like to admit.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (Omaha)·Dined on September 14, 2017

The food here is always excellent and always played it extremely well. Nice cozy and warm atmosphere. Prices are very reasonable and always given ample amounts of food.

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 (Omaha)·Dined on September 14, 2017

One of the best restaurants in Omaha for sure. Excellent service. Some of the best Brussel sprouts in the area hands down. Very nice ambiance and perfect for dates.

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 (Omaha)·Dined on September 11, 2017

Never a disappointment, all five diners thoroughly enjoyed their meals, The short ribs were outstanding, as was the salmon. As a appetizer the cheese and meat board is great.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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·Dined on September 11, 2017

Good food, well prepared, A little pricey, but a good Midtown value for a casual/upscale eatery. It's the place I bring my out-of-town friends and relatives.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Server was over the top rude. I asked about the beer that was wrong, she refused to change to what I ordered then walked away. Someone else brought our food order which was minimal quality. NO one ever came back to Check on us . We were on the patio.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee
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 (Omaha)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Great meal!

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vip
 (Omaha)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Excellent service and excellent food. Reasonable cocktail prices. Overall menu prices a little in the higher side. Will go back for sure.

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