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A Foreign Taste, Omaha, NE

A Foreign Taste

4.8
4.8
140 Reviews
$31 to $50
Bistro
A step inside of A Foreign Taste is a worldly delight. Located off of 144th and fort street, your next elevated dining experience is right around the corner. With a boutique wine list featuring only international wines, we specialize in providing our guests with a one of a kind experience. Chef Spies carefully curated menu features dishes from all over the world, allowing guests to continue their travels through both food and wine.

Now serving Saturday brunch from 8am-12pm and Sunday Brunch 9:30am-12pm.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 4 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Bistro, Contemporary American, Global, International

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat 8:00 am–12:00 pm Sun 9:30 am–1:00 pm Dinner Wed, Thu, Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri 4:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (531) 867-8538

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Sam Spies

  • Private party facilities

    Looking for a place to celebrate a special occasion or simply a fun night with your group of friends? AFT would be delighted to discuss your needs in more details, and make sure your event is a success. We can accommodate all kinds of parties or events including business gatherings, wedding parties, networking events or simply a wine tasting for a casual get together. Reach us at aftomaha@gmail.com.

  • Neighborhood

    West Omaha

  • Cross street

    144th and Fort

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Options, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 140 people are saying

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4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.6Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. MW

    MichelleW

    Omaha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything about our visit was amazing! The food was absolutely delicious, the staff was very knowledgeable and so kind and we had JT join us for the evening. It was wonderful!!
  2. A

    Anonymous

    Omaha

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The revamp brunch menu is amazing. If you are looking for a quality brunch then this place is a must. Every single item on their menu is made from scratch.
  3. JK

    JoanneK

    Omaha

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall3food3service2ambience5
    Brussels appetizer was fabulous, main entrees were not warm and just ok. Server was inexperienced and did not know much about menu. The menu had changed from what was put in front of us.
  4. l

    lovemyfood

    Omaha

    6 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food2service4ambience5
    We love this place but the food was not as good. The portions were very small, came out room temperature and not hot, and the fish was overcooked. This is the first time this has ever happened so I hope they just had an off night.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food! Girlfriend loved it all! Our server Linh was the best part.
  6. MK

    MattK

    Omaha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    My wife and I visited for our first time to celebrate our 5th anniversary. We decided on the tasting menu and it was incredible. Every dish was exciting and delicious, and the wine and cocktails were fantastic. The manager was really friendly and funny, visited the right amount with us and the whole staff congratulated us at some point. Will 100% be back.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Kansas City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Dinner was delightful experience for us and our out of town guest. She is still bragging about it.
  8. A

    Adam

    Omaha

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    Overall, a very good dinner. Crab cake appetizer was good, but would like to have seen some bigger chunks of crab in there. Main course we had filet and snapper. Both were very good. Steak was cooked perfectly and the sauce was awesome. Snapper was fresh and very good. Cocktails were just okay. Seemed more of a wine place than a cocktail place though. Crème brûlée was fantastic. Service was fun, but, unfortunately, not great like you’d expect from a place like this. We had fun with her, but it was her first night and she made several mistakes. The industry is so short staffed we understood.
  9. YB

    YummyBits

    Omaha

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely incredible food and presentation
  10. C

    Cate

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Enjoyed the menu selections and service was excellent. Cozy and not loud so we could actually converse with our fellow diners.
  11. C

    Cubsgal74

    Omaha

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our first time here and we enjoyed it immensely. The chef’s tasting menu with the reserve wine pairing was fantastic, as was the service. This truly is a little gem.
  12. SS

    StacyS

    Omaha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was delicious and our server was great. Did the tasting menu and would highly recommend it.
  13. GT

    GraceT

    Omaha

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Appetizers and meal were delicious! Portions are a little small, but so tasty! Hostess and wait staff were awesome - even though they were short-staffed. Totally enjoyed our evening! Will visit again!
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our fav place for family breakfast on the weekends. Always so good!
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Savannah

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was excellent and our server couldn’t have been better.
  16. SW

    SueW

    Omaha

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on August 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very attentive service, delish food freshly prepared very well priced. We will return!
  17. N

    Nanc

    Omaha

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very impressed by the service and the food. We will be back again.
  18. MW

    MargaretW

    Omaha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I have eaten at this restaurant twice. Once for dinner which was superb and once for brunch, also superb. The servings are just the right size. Not the humongous ridiculous servings at less refined restaurants. I had desert with dinner which was also great and their specialty cocktail, wonderful. The staff was very attentive.
  19. d

    dkbyr

    Omaha

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We enjoyed the crab cakes and the sea bass. Both were delectable. The music and ambience was refreshingly relaxing. We will be back.
  20. CM

    CricketM

    Omaha

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service tonight. Perfect food. Thank you.
  21. r

    rdpars

    Omaha

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service and fantastic food. Wine selection is unique and very good.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall3food4service5ambience4
    This is nice more upscale restaurant not sports bar people need to know respect this!!
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a great brunch with my daughter. The chicken and waffles are amazing! We had them add chocolate chips to the pancakes and my daughter loved that!
  24. C

    Carola

    Omaha

    17 reviews

    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Both the food & the drinks were wonderful!! Very friendly staff!
  25. MM

    MeganM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My favorite place to dine! Everything is always so amazing, always 50/10 stars!
  26. PF

    PamF

    Omaha

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food at AFT is always fabulous. It has a nice, small, friendly atmosphere. The wine selection is more eclectic. Great way to try a different wine than the usual served in other restaurants around. Always enjoyable and highly recommend
  27. RK

    RowenK

    Omaha

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Another pleasant dinner at A Foreign Taste with a quiet, relaxing venue and great food.
  28. BA

    BethA

    Omaha

    47 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    47 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great wine recommendation for our dinner. Excellent food - 1 regular menu item and 1 special!! Service was attentive without being overbearing. Great time!!
  29. MJ

    MikeJ

    Omaha

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We dined for brunch here for the first time. The whole experience was excellent. We will be back.
  30. CM

    CricketM

    Omaha

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Hidden gem in the neighborhood. Sophisticated menu. Great service.
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A little more than what we normally pay for brunch but very good.
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We did the chef’s tasting menu. It wasn’t the one on the menu. They said they were changing things up and it would be a blind menu. Everything we were served was absolutely wonderful. Our server was excellent as well. This was our first time there, but it definitely won’t be the last.
  33. SJ

    SallyJ

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and atmosphere was great and the staff was helpful and friendly.
  34. DK

    DavidK

    Omaha

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 2, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    great taste and most unusual lack of using garlic in seasoning which I like. Portions are good and service responsive. Odd receptionist who seems afraid to talk to people. Can't say too much for the set up of the tables but was open and quiet.
  35. WS

    WSGMD

    Omaha

    17 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    I have previously eaten here and had an amazing experience, but this time I was somewhat disappointed. Disappointed. Certainly the service was fine, but the food choices and quality were a disappointment. The shrimp meal was overcooked, and the flavors were simply not what I had experienced previously
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We were able to reserve a table for our party of four on Thursday evening for the following Friday evening. It was my second visit and our friends had never been. We enjoyed sharing appetizers and each had a different main dish. Excellent food. My one concern was that maybe we were a bit louder than other gusts. We had a few looks when we would be laughing with our friends. We had a wonderful meal and great, friendly service.
  37. KK

    KiKero

    New England

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The evening included an incredible pairing of excellent South African wines and delicious dishes. The peri peri chicken was excellent! This place is a gem.
  38. PF

    PamF

    Omaha

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We have been to A Foreign Taste before and always loved the wine menu and the delicious meal. This was our first time at one of their Wine and dinner pairings. The six course dinner was outstanding and the South African wine was wonderful. A great evening with the vintners from South Africa explaining their wine. Definitely plan on attending another one
  39. JW

    JWLNE

    Omaha

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on May 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We've eaten here multiple times and the food is always outstanding. This time it was a special event the Remhoogte Wine Estate Dinner and the pairings were phenomenal. Well done my friends.
  40. BA

    BreeAnaL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We absolutely love going to AFT Omaha! It is our favorite spot for date nights, anniversaries, and everything in between. The atmosphere is always pleasant and the food + wine selections are the best in Omaha!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Contactless payment available

FAQs

A Foreign Taste offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (531) 867-8538.

A Foreign Taste is rated 4.8 stars by 140 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 4 times today
Google Map for A Foreign Taste

14242 Fort St, Omaha, NE 68164

Additional information

  • Cross street

    144th and Fort

  • Neighborhood

    West Omaha

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat 8:00 am–12:00 pm Sun 9:30 am–1:00 pm Dinner Wed, Thu, Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri 4:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Bistro, Contemporary American, Global, International

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Sam Spies

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Options, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (531) 867-8538

  • Private party facilities

    Looking for a place to celebrate a special occasion or simply a fun night with your group of friends? AFT would be delighted to discuss your needs in more details, and make sure your event is a success. We can accommodate all kinds of parties or events including business gatherings, wedding parties, networking events or simply a wine tasting for a casual get together. Reach us at aftomaha@gmail.com.

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