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About Dante

Italian wine, hyper-seasonal wood-fired Italian & Neapolitan pizza in Omaha

16901 Wright Plaza
Omaha, NE 68130
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Pizzeria

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Thursday - 5 pm - 9 pm



Friday & Saturday 11 am - 10 pm



Sunday 12 pm - 9 pm


Half-price wine Thursdays & Sundays

Cross Street:
168th & Center

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(402) 932-3078

Website:
http://www.dantepizzeria.com/

Catering:
Please contact us regarding our mobile, wood-fired pizza oven, The Inferno.

Executive Chef:
Nick Strawhecker

Private Party Facilities:
Dante is happy to accommodate parties of any size/occasion, including buy-out bookings. For more information please contact the restaurant.

Private Party Contact:
Nick Strawhecker: (402) 932-3078

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Dante Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.8

service

4.8

ambience

4.6

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (34)
Local Ingredients (34)
Notable Wine List (34)
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Creative Cuisine (31)
Good for a Date (28)
Authentic (26)
Casual (25)
Worth the Drive (23)
Neighborhood Gem (22)
Special Occasion (21)
Bar Seating (18)
Handcrafted Cocktails (18)
Good for Anniversaries (17)
Good Vegetarian Options (16)
Hot Spot (16)
Good for Birthdays (15)
Fun (15)
Business Meals (14)
Good for Groups (14)
Seasonal (14)
Healthy (13)
Organic (13)
Comfort Food (11)
Happy Hour (11)
Vibrant Bar Scene (11)
Cozy (10)
Great for Lunch (9)
Vegan (9)
Gluten Free Options (9)
Sunday Lunch (8)
Tasting Menu (8)
Kid-friendly (7)
Romantic (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Spicy (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Great Beer (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
People Watching (4)
Quick Bite (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Late-night Find (1)
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 (Omaha)·Dined 2 days ago

Dante always has amazing service. It’s great to go to a place and always see familiar faces as servers and staff and we’ve been going there since it opened. That’s unheard of anymore. Just for sit show how well it’s managed and how well they enjoy their jobs.

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vip
 (Omaha)·Dined 4 days ago

Amazing as always!

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 (Omaha)·Dined on January 15, 2018

High quality, locally sourced ingredients. Creative cuisine. Casual ambiance. Great service. Neighborhood gem!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Disabled Access, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Casual, Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Worth the Drive
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 (Omaha)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Best restaurant in Omaha. Hands down. We go there nearly every weekend.

Tags: Healthy, Tasting Menu, Business Meals, Great Beer, People Watching, Fun, Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Omaha)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Delicious as always. The Santa Barbara halibut with Nebraska Oxtail was fantastic! Tried a new dessert tonight as well - Coconut Arborio Rice with Passion Fruit and Kiwi was so good. Adam
picked us out a great bottle of wine as usual. Our favorite place in Omaha.

2 people found this review helpful.
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The food is some of the best in Omaha. The service is absolutely impeccable. Their bartenders also make us special drinks if we have the name and know most of the ingredients. I love Dante' and highly recommend it for every day dining as well as for special occasions and gatherings.

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Bar Seating
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 (Omaha)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Wonderful meal for New Year’s Eve . Food spectacular and impeccable service. Highly recommend.

Tags: Healthy, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Quick Bite, Good Vegetarian Options, Kid-friendly, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Vegan, Good for Groups
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 1, 2018

thoughtful service, delicious food, veggie options- divine cocktails!!

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 (Omaha)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Meal was outstanding, as usual. Gluten-free option was terrific as well.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Omaha)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Another awesome meal with great service once again!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Organic, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Authentic
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Absolutely phenomenal!! Food was spectacular and the service was spot on!

Tags: Good for Groups, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Disabled Access, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Fun, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Kid-friendly, Business Meals, Organic
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 (Omaha)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Spectacular dining experience with well paired wines. The service was spot on making the visit memorable. Highly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a great place to dine.

Tags: Organic, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Paleo Friendly, Vegan, Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Gluten Free Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Omaha)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Unusual delicious food and wine. And they never miss. Great attentive effective service.

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vip
 (Omaha)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Our favorite restaurant!! Food is always amazing. Service is always outstanding.

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 (Omaha)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Dante's is our favorite Italian restaurant. The food never disappoints and the wine list is excellent!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Omaha)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Had a late meal on Saturday evening with my girls after a busy day of shopping for the Holidays. The server was excellent - friendly and welcoming even at the end of her hectic evening shift. The pizza was delicious as always and so was the pasta. Glad we came in later as the rush was tapering off. Very good meal!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Spicy, Comfort Food, Casual
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 (Omaha)·Dined on December 9, 2017

A bit disappointing- there was a hair in my salad which was unsettling. I received a new one and it was taken off my bill. The Peroni was not the 22 oz glasses the menu indicated. Pizza was hot and delicious which made the experience better. I hope the Blackstone location will step it up and meet to high expectations midtown looks for in a new restaurant.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Omaha)·Dined on December 7, 2017

40th birthday party celebration. Excellent service and wonderful food!

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vip
 (Omaha)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Not a lot of options.

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 (Omaha)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Was great! Dante’s is awesome for a random date night.

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

We visited Dante after hearing great things and were anxious to try this award-winning spot for hand-crafted pizza. The environment was lackluster--tables seemed a bit crammed and the environment was not as impressive as you'd expect based on the cost. It was a Friday night and the layout is mostly open, so the restaurant was loud, but that didn't really bother us. A minor detail, but they were using cut up pieces of copier paper (old menus) as coasters, which would be appropriate at a late night pizza joint but not at a place where drinks cost $8+ and our total bill was almost $80. The menu is authentic, which is awesome, but our waitress made us feel a bit uncomfortable whenever we asked what something was. At one point, she even said something like "no, you don't want that" when we ordered a "run of the mill" appetizer, and she proceeded to suggest an appetizer that was double the cost. We had to assure her that we would rather have the original order -- it took two requests. We all ordered drinks (wine, craft cocktails and beer) and, though they were delicious, they came out only a few minutes before our food. Not sure if the bartender or waitress was at fault here. We are in our late twenties, and it was no secret that our waitress was more interested in the tables around us with older guests racking up hefty drink tabs.

The best part of the visit was the food. It was absolutely delicious. We had a red and a white pizza and both were perfectly cooked with a crispy wood-oven crust and a generous supply of toppings. The dessert menu also looked delicious, though we didn't partake as we had other plans that evening.

Overall, though the food was awesome, we were unimpressed by the environment and service and will probably keep going to Pitch where we don't feel we're treated differently because of our age or taste in food. Perhaps the Blackstone location will be better suited for us.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Omaha)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Birthday dinner. Pizza always good. Tried the ricotta app and will pass on that one next time.

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 (Omaha)·Dined on November 26, 2017

I should work for Dante! I love this place so much and I always recommend it. I am a purist, so for me, the Margherita Pizza is the best choice. It is literally the best pizza I have ever eaten, and I've been around the world, including Italy! Seriously, everything I've ever tried here has been fantastic. And everyone is super friendly and not pretentious at all, from the hostesses, to the wait staff, to my friend Adam, who is the resident sommelier, and all around great guy. I can't say enough great things about this place.

Tags: Authentic, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Omaha)·Dined on November 26, 2017

The service and food were great. There were a number of unique menu options both for food and beverage to consider. I would definitely recommend.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Vegan, Worth the Drive, Spicy, Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Omaha)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Another great family get together at Dante this last Sunday.
Adam and the whole serving staff are always so gracious when we come in, even with a three year old in tow. My millennial son insists we go here every year for his birthday, so Dante is part of our family traditions!
It doesnt get any better than sitting with family, a glass of Sassetto Sangiovese, and Nick’s Pasta Bolognese.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Dante never fails-always great food and great service!

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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 (Omaha)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Dante's is the best. We go there weekly and it never fails.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 18, 2017

I normally come for the pizza but I got a little crazy last night and ordered the scallops that were on special. This is one of the only places I will order seafood in Omaha and it did not disappoint. They were perfectly cooked. We also ordered the potato puffs for my nephew and they were an absolute hit - I found myself trying to sneak a few when he wasn't looking. Marcus, our server, provided excellent service.

Tags: Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Gluten Free Options, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Fun, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Had a wonderful meal there on Friday night. One of the specials that night was a wood roasted head of cauliflower, which initially wouldn't have been something my wife and I would order, but it came highly recommended from our server so we gave it a try. It was wood roasted in duck fat and covered in a rich cream sauce, and was truly incredible. We always enjoy the atmosphere and the creative food.

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 (Omaha)·Dined on November 17, 2017

As usual, the food was excellent. We tried a new wine ( for us ) as recommended by our server, Evan.
It was perfect, and 1/2 price! 👍
It’s the first time Evan has been our server and he went above and beyond. Kudos!
A great night at our favorite restaurant.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Omaha)·Dined on November 16, 2017

I took a girlfriend here for lunch who is vegan and can't eat at many places, and she said this was the best meal she's had at a restaurant in Omaha. I don't have any dietary restrictions, and I was so impressed that the waiter took the time to tell her about everything she could order - and there was a lot! We both decided on the flatbread and greens because it seemed like a good value at lunch, her's was made vegan of course, and we split the brussels sprouts (requested no meat). My friend was so happy she has finally found a place to order vegan food, that she said she's bringing her husband back in tonight!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Vegan, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Organic, Cozy, Seasonal, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on November 16, 2017

Always a great spot for lunch - light salad and seasonal soup!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Business Meals, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Worst value I have seen in a long while. My wife chose your restaurant based on your YELP reviews???? We were all disappointed. Our pizzas had very little topping, crust was burnt, and was lacking in flavor, wet and $20?????? Our salad was only frizee. Would have appreciated some toppings for that price. I was still hungry when I got the enourmous bill!
Our waiter was good, the ambience was nice...but we would have appreciated better food and better value.

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 (Omaha)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Dante is one of my go-to spots. The food and ambiance are great.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual
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 (Omaha)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Pasta amatraciana.. amazing. As was the apple tart.
We'll be back.

Tags: Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Paleo Friendly, Worth the Drive, Great Beer, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Fun
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vip
 (Omaha)·Dined on November 3, 2017

In the past we've liked the food, although the price has always been on the heavy side and service has always been slow. Tonight when we got our bill I was shocked. First because the food was subpar but more so because they charged $20 for their Fried Green Tomato appetizer, which came with three slices of tomaotes no bigger then a silver dollar. I was so disappointed. Definitely NOT worth the price.

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vip
 (Omaha)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Amazing as always!!

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vip
 (Omaha)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Always awesome

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Fabulous atmosphere, cocktails, food, and service...doesn’t get any better
A great place to spend time with someone special or friends

Tags: Authentic, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

My husband and I go to Dante’s for date nights. We fell in love with staff, amazing food and ambiance. The pizza and bruschetta are to die for!!

Tags: Healthy, Good for Groups, Organic, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Fun, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Romantic, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Kid-friendly, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu
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