10 Best Restaurants For Anniversary Dinners in Omaha
If you have a special occasion coming up soon and are looking at nice restaurants in Omaha to try, we explored some of the best and brought them to you here. Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, or other celebratory occasions these are the perfect places to eat.
We broke them up into two categories:
- The Classics- These are the timeless, long-standing restaurants that have made it through the 5 and even 10-year threshold.
- The Breakthroughs- These are the newcomers within the last 2-3 years that have all the potential to become classics in Omaha.
In addition to first-hand experiences, we also scoured all their Yelp reviews to ensure the food, atmosphere, and service are perfect.
Ten Of The Best Restaurants for Anniversary Dinners in Omaha:
The Boiler Room is an upscale, farm-to-table restaurant specializing in Americana dishes. Their menu is ever-evolving and focuses on seasonably-available food. Some of the remarks on Yelp include a knowledgeable and attentive staff, beautiful atmosphere, and incredible food from start to finish.2121 S 73rd St, Omaha, NE 68124 Category: Classic
If you prefer a “dress down” special occasion then the Drover may be just the type of meal you’re looking for. It’s a whiskey steakhouse with a casual and Western appeal. It’s the place where you build your own salad at the salad bar and then wait to order your steak. While not upscale, this may be the perfect unassuming choice for many.
Monarch is a swanky restaurant located on the bottom floor of Hotel Deco. They have an upscale menu with seasonal items and thoughtfully created flavor combinations. Yelp reviews comment on how unique and innovative the dishes and will stretch your culinary palette.
Mahogany Prime is known for their high-end and high-grade cuts of steak. Many reviewers noted how servers come around with flashlights to inspect the doneness of your steak to your preference. The sides were also notable. Instead of being inventive of new, unheard of dishes, they simply create all the familiar favorites using the most exceptional ingredients. Familiar, but better.
Fleming’s a place where you can go to enjoy upscale versions of your favorite with the opportunity to venture outside your norm. Many of the reviewers on Yelp noted the consistently good food and extra accommodating wait staff. It’s also a place you can dress up or down a bit and still fit right in.1403 Farnam St. Omaha, NE 68102 Category: Classic
801 Chophouse prides itself in being a comfortable, yet upscale New York steakhouse. It’s located on the bottom floor of the Paxton hotel in the Old Market downtown. They offer a vast selection of wines and other adult beverages plus a upgraded version of all the sides you already know and love.
Stirnella says it best on their own website, but they use local ingredients for globally inspired dishes. It’s a place that you wouldn’t think certain ingredients would work well together, but somehow they do, and masterfully so. Reviewers mentioned the food is consistently good and the atmosphere is inviting.
It’s hard to argue that after 150 reviews, the “average” ranking for Au Courant is 5 stars. (Even the reviews on Google confirm this ranking). Au Courant offers European-inspired dishes with local ingredients and unintimidating prices. In addition to the outstanding food, many reviewers proclaimed that Au Courant is their favorite restaurants in Omaha.
220 S. 31st Ave Suite 3101 Omaha, NE 68131
We would argue that the Grey Plume has recently broken from the threshold of “Breakthrough” to “Classic”. They’ve been around long enough to prove that they’re here to stay. The Grey Plume offers seasonal dishes with emphasis on local and sustainable.
12317 West Maple Road Omaha, NE 68134
Personable, quaint, and delicious are some of the words used to describe Dolce. Their slogan is “make every night a date night” and while not exactly “cheap”, they are more affordable than many fine dining options on this list. The focus is on a small, perfected menu over many mediocre options. The cuisine features many Americana classics with culinary twists.