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, Baela Rose
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Steak, American, Contemporary American
Neighborhoods:Downtown / Old Market, Midtown

801 Chophouse at the Paxton

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown / Old Market
2,247 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We have always had great food and great service. We will be back.
91% recommended
Great for Lunch in Nebraska
118 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Timber Woodfire Bistro

$$$$·American·
Midtown
672 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
Waitstaff attentive, outdoor tables spaced for safety, food amazing. Wish they would bring back the pear Gorgonzola pizza!
92% recommended
Good for Groups in Omaha
19 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

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
Fit for Foodies in Nebraska
13 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Kona Grill - Omaha

$$$$·Contemporary American·
West Omaha
911 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
  • Special Occasion
The sweet chili salmon with Brussels sprouts and fried rice was the perfect meal. I highly recommend.
Hot Spot 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
295 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
The service, food, and ambiance were fabulous! Every meal is special when we dine at JTK.
88% recommended
Best Overall in Lincoln
6 people mentioned the Kobe Beef

Railcar Modern American Kitchen

$$$$·American·
West Omaha
1,337 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
This was our first dining experience since the quarantine lockdown in March. We enjoyed a nice quiet brunch. The food was excellent & the service was great.
94% recommended
American in Nebraska
50 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Dante

$$$$·Italian·
West Omaha
1,565 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Fit for Foodies
♥️ This place. Food, service, and ambiance. Plan to return many times.
96% recommended
Best Food in Nebraska
25 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Brushi

$$$$·European·
West Omaha
237 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
we enjoy dining at Brushi's, as we did at the chef's other restaurants, always a very good meal. Kate
96% recommended
Great for Lunch in Nebraska
4 people mentioned the Paella
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Carmela's Bistro & Wine Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lincoln
358 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
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
88% recommended
9 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Mahogany Prime Omaha

$$$$·Steak·
West Omaha
1,921 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
We had an amazing experience. The food and service were both excellent. We are looking forward to going back.
96% recommended
Best Food in Nebraska
25 people mentioned the Au Gratin
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The Flatiron Cafe

$$$$·American·
Downtown / Old Market
1,001 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
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
99% recommended
Best Overall in Nebraska
9 people mentioned the Veal Chop
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Charlie's on the Lake

$$$$·Steakhouse·
West Omaha
97 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Our group had an enjoyable celebration! Our waiter was polite, food served in a timely manner and it was a nice environment!
85% recommended
14 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Hiro 88 West Maple

$$$$·Sushi·
West Omaha
526 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Happy Hour
It was great and the service was very nice!
97% recommended
Late Night Find in Nebraska
28 people mentioned the Peanut Butter
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Spencer's for Steaks and Chops - Omaha

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown / Old Market
994 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Always a wonderful meal & service. I really appreciate the fact that you can carry on a conversation while you’re there. Will keep going back!
92% recommended
Great for Lunch in Nebraska
24 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Anthony's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Ralston
167 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
I’m visiting from California and I asked where to go for a good local steakhouse feel. Boy was o not let down!! Food was great. Service was awesome. I always say if my water isn’t Read more
83% recommended
6 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Modern Love - Omaha

$$$$·Vegan·
Midtown
1,786 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
Our waitress was very helpful and friendly. It was our 1st visit.
97% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Nebraska
25 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Coppermill Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Kearney
149 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Very nice with great food and service!! Enjoyed alot
14 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Jerico's

$$$$·Steakhouse·
West Omaha
349 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Our favorite date spot!
92% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Nebraska
64 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Hiro 88 - Millard

$$$$·Asian·
West Omaha
238 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
  • Happy Hour
Great meal & service.
90% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Nebraska
4 people mentioned the Bento Box
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Beacon Hills

$$$$·American·
West Omaha
560 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Comfort Food
Always a great experience, thank you for being helpful
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in Nebraska
10 people mentioned the Chicken Pot Pie

Marks Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Nebraska
876 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
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
98% recommended
22 people mentioned the Mac Cheese
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The Oven - Downtown

$$$$·Indian·
Lincoln
209 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Authentic
Uncharacteristically, the server got one of our orders wrong. She was very apologetic and offered to bring the correct order but my dining companion was also gracious and took whatRead more
100% recommended
Best Overall in Nebraska
3 people mentioned the Chicken Tikka
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Odyssey

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Hastings
558 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
This is our restaurant for special occasions. We know the food and service will be top notch. We have never been disappointed.
99% recommended
Best Overall in Nebraska
4 people mentioned the Arancini
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360 Steakhouse - Harrah's Council Bluffs

$$$$·American·
Council Bluffs
1,240 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
It was one of the best meals we’ve ever had! And the service was fabulous!
89% recommended
American in Omaha
56 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Dolce

$$$$·Contemporary American·
West Omaha
1,078 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Very nice atmosphere for the evening. Wonderful staff and dinner was excellent.
95% recommended
Best Overall in Nebraska
19 people mentioned the Bread Pudding
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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Omaha

$$$$·Steakhouse·
West Omaha
776 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent food and great service in a comfortable setting. A great experience.
95% recommended
Steakhouse 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
1,354 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
I have dinner here every month, the food is always outstanding and service is excellent.
94% recommended
Best Overall in Nebraska
30 people mentioned the Pepper Steak
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Monarch Prime and Bar

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Old Market
357 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
We thoroughly enjoyed our anniversary dinner there.
86% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Nebraska
10 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Jack Binion's Steakhouse - Horseshoe Council Bluffs

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Council Bluffs
583 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Quiet Conversation
Waitress was very good, kept water refilled and was polite. food was very good. Have never had a bad meal at Binion’s
96% recommended
Romantic in Nebraska
39 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Venue Restaurant & Lounge

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lincoln
827 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Celebrated our 25th Wedding Anniversary in the party room. It was a very pleasant experience and our server did an excellent job of providing for all our needs and requests. The Read more
96% recommended
Contemporary American in Nebraska
7 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Single Barrel

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lincoln
438 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
Ceasear salad is awesome
Hot Spot in Nebraska
15 people mentioned the Pulled Pork

Hiro 88 - Lincoln

$$$$·Sushi·
Lincoln
371 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Happy Hour
Great service, great happy hour deals and the food was delicious!!!
93% recommended
Good for Groups in Nebraska
5 people mentioned the Edamame

The Oven - East

$$$$·Indian·
Lincoln
114 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
Bench seating along the wall gets a little crowded.
89% recommended
Best Food in Nebraska
1 people mentioned the Appetizer Sampler
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DISH Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lincoln
336 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
The best of ingredients and prep skills. Sometimes we order just a few small plates. Those are the best. I enjoy a place like this that offers plenty of vegetables. Very creative Read more
93% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Nebraska
3 people mentioned the Chocolate Torte
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Granite City Food & Brewery - Lincoln

$$$$·American·
Lincoln
180 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
We enjoyed eating out on the patio. Service was excellent, as was our meals.
83% recommended
Great for Brunch in Nebraska
3 people mentioned the French Toast

The Grey Plume

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Midtown
1,699 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • 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
85% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Nebraska
71 people mentioned the Duck Fat Fries
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Hiro 88 - Old Market

$$$$·Sushi·
Downtown / Old Market
596 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
  • Special Occasion
Nice spot. Clean and quick. Rice is a little on the sweet side in the sushi rolls. Not sure if is their norm but the rolls fell apart when picked up with chop sticks...had good flaRead more
94% recommended
Good for Groups in Nebraska
5 people mentioned the Crab Rangoon

Spezia - Steaks, Italian & Seafood

$$$$·Italian·
Midtown
2,120 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent food and service, as usual! It was quieter than normal, but everything was just as great!
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in Omaha
25 people mentioned the Gnocchi

712 Eat + Drink

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Council Bluffs
159 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Worth the Drive
Bartender was awesome and even tried to find something on the TVs for us, without being asked to.
100% recommended
2 people mentioned the Ceasar Salad
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J. Coco

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Midtown
1,250 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Our host was great and seated us early. our food was delivered hot and delicious. it was a great experience, as usual!
95% recommended
Neighborhood Gem 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
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
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
94% recommended
Best Value in Nebraska
2 people mentioned the Barramundi
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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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