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Best Lunch Spots in Downtown Omaha2020-07-28T11:18:20-05:00

Best Lunch Spots in
Downtown Omaha

Downtown Omaha Hot Spots

Best Lunch Spots in Downtown Omaha
Put an end to lunch time boredom by visiting any of the best lunch spots in downtown Omaha. Whether you’re a fan of burgers, sandwhiches, sushi, pizza, or something spicy, downtown Omaha has it all.

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Oasis Falafel

Address: 1620 Harney St Omaha, NE.
Phone Number: (402) 504-3102
Website: oasisomaha.com

Hours: M-F 11 A.M. to 3 P.M.
Pricing: $5-$12
Vegan and Gluten Free Options

Hummus is where the heart is — at least that’s what the minds behind Oasis Falafel believe. Here you’ll find falafel, kebabs and even Mediterranean-inspired salads. Don’t forget to try their amazing baklava and Turkish coffee for dessert! Counter service in a laid-back atmosphere makes this a great downtown lunch option.

Saigon Surface

Address: ​324 S 14th St, Omaha, Ne. 68102
Phone Number: (402) 614-4496
Website: saigonsurface.com

Hours: M-F 11 A.M. to 3 P.M.
Prices $9-$16
Vegetarian and Gluten Free Options

​Saigon Surface is an esteemed Downtown Omaha Vietnamese restaurant and lounge. The atmosphere is hip with every table equipped with iPads for your pleasure. It’s a great location for a meeting or work celebration. The menu is quite plentiful, but here in the office we are all fans of PHO and recommend starting with the fresh spring rolls. Choose between Oxtail, Chicken, Beef, Pork, Duck, Prawns and Tofu for our vegetarian friends. Saigon has certainly turned into a QAT go-to spot.

Craft Sliders + Beer

Address: 1831, 1213 Harney St. Omaha, NE. 68102
Phone Number: (402) 614-2063
Website: craftsbomaha.com

Price between $3-$9
Hours: M-F 11 A.M. to 3 P.M.
Vegan Options

Craft Sliders + Beer was founded in April of 2018 right above the Harney Street Tavern. They bring a unique concept allowing you to pick your own variety of sliders and a large selection of craft beers to pair with them. In addition to Sliders, there's a great selection of Salads, Soup, Mac N Cheese, Coleslaw, Fried Cauliflower, and more. Everything on the menu is made from scratch and of the highest quality using local ingredients as much as possible.

Jackson Street Tavern​

Address: 1125 Jackson St Omaha, NE. 68102
Phone Number: (402) 991-5637
Website: jacksonstreettavern.com

Hours: M-F 11 A.M. to 3 P.M.

Jackson Street Tavern offers contemporary American cuisine in a casual atmosphere. Make sure you don’t overlook the appetizers! We suggest the baked shrimp scampi and the spinach artichoke dip. The Tavern Reuben is another favorite and is served with hunks of corned beef braised with Zipline beer, house-made quick pickled slaw, Swiss and Russian dressing, all on grilled marble rye. The tavern offers a great vibe with an open-air feel.

Upstream

Address: 514 South 11th Street Omaha, NE. 68102
Phone Number: (402) 344-0200
Website: upstreambrewing.com

Hours: M-F 11 A.M. to 3 P.M.
Prices: $10-$20
Vegetarian and Gluten Free Options

Derived from the Native American meaning of Omaha, “upstream” or “against the current,” the Upstream Brewing Company is just that—a brewery and restaurant that’s unlike any other. Since opening in 1996, Upstream has become well known for its great food, friendly service, terrific beer, and casually upscale atmosphere. Featuring an extensive menu of new American pub fare including Omaha’s best appetizers, thin-crust pizzas, pub favorites, superb steaks featuring hand-cut “Omaha Steaks” beef, fresh fish, pasta dishes, main course salads, and hearty sandwiches. Upstream Brewing Company is the ideal gathering place for any group.

Hiro 88​

Address: 1308 Jackson St Omaha, NE. 68102
Phone Number: (402) 933-5168
Website: hiro88.com

Hours: M-F 11 A.M. to 2 P.M.
Prices: $9-$16
Vegetarian and Gluten Free Options

Hiro 88 is an upscale Pan-Asian restaurant in Omaha’s Old Market. The look is contemporary, and so is the food. From award-winning Chinese food and sushi, they have something for everyone's palate. We suggest the Bento for lunch. It’s served with soup or salad steamed rice and a 2 or 3 item option.

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