45 Nebraska Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

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Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

Restaurants:801 Chophouse at the Paxton, Timber Woodfire Bistro, Kona Grill - Omaha
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Steak, American, Contemporary American
Neighborhoods:Downtown / Old Market, Midtown, West Omaha

801 Chophouse at the Paxton

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown / Old Market
2,408 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
From the food to the service, everything was excellent! The server even tried to cure my distaste for oysters, she did!
93% recommended
Best Service in Nebraska
118 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Timber Woodfire Bistro

$$$$·American·
Midtown
784 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Very enjoyable, food was great, atmosphere was warm and inviting, qill definitely go back 😋
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Nebraska
19 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

Kona Grill - Omaha

$$$$·Contemporary American·
West Omaha
1,011 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Birthday dinner. Love the range of options and prices. Service was fantastic
Great for Lunch in Nebraska
19 people mentioned the Macadamia Nut Chicken

CRAVE - Omaha

$$$$·American·
Midtown
1,641 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
Wedding anniversary
83% recommended
17 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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JTK Cuisine & Cocktails

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Lincoln
351 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
We love going their for lunch on Sat n Sunday’s!! Great service and quality of food!😊
98% recommended
Best Overall in Nebraska
6 people mentioned the Kobe Beef
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Railcar Modern American Kitchen

$$$$·American·
West Omaha
1,440 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Loved it!! Awesome place!
90% recommended
Great for Brunch in Nebraska
50 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Dante

$$$$·Italian·
West Omaha
1,697 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
  • Local Ingredients
Outstanding food and service! Will be back soon...
95% recommended
Best Food in Nebraska
25 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Brushi

$$$$·European·
West Omaha
237 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Great for Brunch
we enjoy dining at Brushi's, as we did at the chef's other restaurants, always a very good meal. Kate
4 people mentioned the Paella
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Carmela's Bistro & Wine Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lincoln
358 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Matthew, our server, made our night great, but the chefs and kitchen staff made it fantastic with food that was superior, delicious, and very well presented. We’ve been here twice Read more
9 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Mahogany Prime Omaha

$$$$·Steak·
West Omaha
2,152 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Great food, great drinks, great atmosphere, and great service.
97% recommended
Best Overall in Nebraska
25 people mentioned the Au Gratin
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The Flatiron Cafe

$$$$·American·
Downtown / Old Market
1,002 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
I went to Flatiron for my birthday dinner! Although I made the reservation stating a special reason, no one acknowledged it. That was the worst of it. Not a big deal, though. The rRead more
100% recommended
9 people mentioned the Veal Chop
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Charlie's on the Lake

$$$$·Steakhouse·
West Omaha
117 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
casual environment- good food
Good for Groups in Nebraska
14 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Hiro 88 West Maple

$$$$·Sushi·
West Omaha
576 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
Best sushi in town!! Best best chocolate cake in Nebraska!!!!
94% recommended
Best Service in Nebraska
28 people mentioned the Peanut Butter

Spencer's for Steaks and Chops - Omaha

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Old Market
1,048 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
The food was incredible, and I really enjoyed our waiter. The only complaint was it was very cold in the restaurant.
86% recommended
Great for Lunch in Nebraska
24 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Anthony's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Ralston
211 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
For not a busy night took awhile for service. Seems like more attentive to some then others especially if you were loud.
83% recommended
Hot Spot in Nebraska
6 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Modern Love - Omaha

$$$$·Vegan·
Midtown
1,787 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
Our waitress was very helpful and friendly. It was our 1st visit.
100% recommended
25 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Coppermill Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Kearney
179 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
We had a wonderful meal on Valentine's Day. We will go again on special occasions.
86% recommended
Romantic in Nebraska
14 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Jerico's

$$$$·Steakhouse·
West Omaha
447 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
We went for a birthday dinner. Everything was exactly as we would want it. Excellent service, food, and drinks. Desserts were excellent too!!
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Nebraska
64 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Hiro 88 - Millard

$$$$·Asian·
West Omaha
268 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Prompt service and great food. You need a smart phone to read the menu.
86% recommended
Healthy in Nebraska
4 people mentioned the Bento Box

Beacon Hills

$$$$·American·
West Omaha
592 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
  • Business Meals
Good solid choice for an early dinner. The menu offers a lot to choose from.
92% recommended
Great for Brunch in Nebraska
10 people mentioned the Chicken Pot Pie

Marks Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Nebraska
876 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
6:15 reservations for 2. I had the pork cheeks and my wife had chicken stuffed with figs, both very good. For dessert I had bread pudding with a scoop of their homemade ice cream, Read more
96% recommended
22 people mentioned the Mac Cheese
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The Oven - Downtown

$$$$·Indian·
Lincoln
241 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
Soothing music, competent friendly service, great food and ambiance.
97% recommended
Best Food in Nebraska
3 people mentioned the Chicken Tikka

Odyssey

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Hastings
708 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Always exceptional all around. I also feel safe with the masking and Covid protocols followed.
99% recommended
Best Overall in Nebraska
4 people mentioned the Arancini
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360 Steakhouse - Harrah's Council Bluffs

$$$$·American·
Council Bluffs
1,382 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Fantastic meals and service. Our party of 4 had the Prime Rib, Lobster Tail and Petite Filet Steak.
95% recommended
American in Nebraska
56 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Dolce

$$$$·Contemporary American·
West Omaha
1,186 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Great food, great service, and amazing ambience. I would definitely recommend couples to go here if in west Omaha.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Nebraska
19 people mentioned the Bread Pudding

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Omaha

$$$$·Steakhouse·
West Omaha
977 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
The prime rib was ok. My wife got the Ribeye and I tried a bite of it and it was phenomenal! Skip the prime rib and get the ribeye!
93% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Nebraska
20 people mentioned the Prime Rib

J's on Jackson

$$$$·American·
Downtown / Old Market
314 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romantic
Ask for Phillip. He is top notch. You won't be disappointed.
8 people mentioned the Lobster Risotto
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V.Mertz

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / Old Market
1,454 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Beautiful and delicious food! Wonderful for a Valentine’s Day date with my hubby. The waiter David is amazing and recommended the most amazing wines. The atmosphere is romantic andRead more
95% recommended
Best Ambiance in Nebraska
30 people mentioned the Pepper Steak
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Monarch Prime and Bar

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Old Market
358 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
We thoroughly enjoyed our anniversary dinner there.
89% recommended
10 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Jack Binion's Steak House - Horseshoe Council Bluffs

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Council Bluffs
710 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Very good service and food outstanding.
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Nebraska
39 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Venue Restaurant & Lounge

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lincoln
991 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Venue is one of the best locally owned restaurants in Lincoln. The food is great and the employees are outstanding. Support these folks! Ok🌹
95% recommended
Contemporary American in Nebraska
7 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Single Barrel

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lincoln
472 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
Good service as usual. Excellent, tender prime New York strip with great flavor. The chicken dip is a favorite of ours, and always delivers. Garlic mashed potatoes were okay. The sRead more
83% recommended
Good for Groups in Nebraska
15 people mentioned the Pulled Pork

Hiro 88 - Lincoln

$$$$·Sushi·
Lincoln
378 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
One of my favorite places for sushi in Lincoln. Great food service and ambiance. Accommodating and knowledgeable about their food.
100% recommended
Most Booked in Lincoln
5 people mentioned the Edamame

The Oven - East

$$$$·Indian·
Lincoln
125 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Worth the Drive
  • Good for Birthdays
Always enjoy The Oven during winter months. The Soup is so good! They were not busy the Saturday before Valentine’s Day for lunch but service was very slow. Seemed to be understafRead more
100% recommended
1 people mentioned the Appetizer Sampler

DISH Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lincoln
383 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
The new menu was introduced and was OUTSTANDING. Great to have this Lincoln based restaurant continuing to serve their amazing food. Thanks for providing some semblance of normalcyRead more
100% recommended
Best Service in Nebraska
3 people mentioned the Chocolate Torte

Granite City Food & Brewery - Lincoln

$$$$·American·
Lincoln
196 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
The food was good and the was service fantastic. The convenience of reserving a table online is nice.
90% recommended
Great for Brunch in Nebraska
3 people mentioned the French Toast

The Grey Plume

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Midtown
1,699 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Amazing food (as everyone knows, the Duck Fat Fries are over the top!). Great service! We were a little disappointed in the ambiance. The guitarist was amazing, but didn't work in Read more
93% recommended
71 people mentioned the Duck Fat Fries
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Hiro 88 - Old Market

$$$$·Sushi·
Downtown / Old Market
653 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Romantic
We loved our experience! Perfect night for a date night with my wife. Food was excellent and service was awesome. We look forward to dining there again!
92% recommended
Best Value in Nebraska
5 people mentioned the Crab Rangoon
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Spezia - Steaks, Italian & Seafood

$$$$·Italian·
Midtown
2,241 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Very good! Went for our anniversary and was very pleased with our experience. Highly recommended
98% recommended
Best Value in Nebraska
25 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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712 Eat + Drink

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Council Bluffs
160 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Bartender was awesome and even tried to find something on the TVs for us, without being asked to.
97% recommended
2 people mentioned the Ceasar Salad
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J. Coco

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Midtown
1,275 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Awesome sea bass meal as raved about by others. Loved the neighborhood vibe. Service was excellent!!
96% recommended
Great for Brunch in Nebraska
14 people mentioned the Short Rib
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ZINC Holland Center Dining

$$$$·American·
Downtown / Old Market
196 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
It's a great place to dine before a concert or other event at the Holland. Parking is easy because you get there early, the food is very good and changes from time to time. There cRead more
90% recommended
2 people mentioned the Barramundi
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Baela Rose

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Midtown
468 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Was a nice brunch experience. Service was very good & food presentation nice.I need to come back before I rate 5 stars. Bonus was vegetarian options ! French press coffee with BailRead more
92% recommended
13 people mentioned the Short Rib
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BRAVO Cucina Italiana - Omaha - Village Pointe - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Italian·
West Omaha
827 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
Great night out!
89% recommended
6 people mentioned the Free Dessert
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Granite City Food & Brewery - Omaha - Permanently Closed

$$$$·American·
West Omaha
131 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Love their Sunday brunch. Family friendly and super appealing!
2 people mentioned the Flat Bread Pizza
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