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Best of Omaha 2014



Kona Grill®




Bruegger’s Bagels

Bagel Bin



Rotella’s Italian Bakery 402-592-6600

Gerda’s German Restaurant & Bakery 402-553-6774

Pettit’s Pastry


Famous Dave’s Five Metro Locations Eagle Run, Millard, Bellevue, Benson, Council Bluffs

Boyd and Charlie’s

Doc & Eddie’s 168th & Harrison 402-895-7427

Bowl of Soup

Upstream Brewing Company Old Market • West Omaha

Wheatfield’s 402-955-1485

M’s Pub


Le Peep 402-408-1728

The Egg & I

Bailey’s Breakfast and Lunch Restaurant

Brew Pub

Upstream Brewing Company Old Market • West Omaha


Crescent Moon Ale House 402-345-1708

Brick Oven Pizza


Dante Ristorante Pizzeria

Old Chicago



China Buffet

HuHot Mongolian Grill



Abelardo’s Mexican Food 5 Omaha Locations

Fernando’s 402-330-5707

Cake Bakery

Cake Gallery

Nothing Bundt Cakes

The Cakery

Chef in Omaha

Clayton Chapman, The Grey Plume

Jon Seymour, V. Mertz 402-345-8980

Paul Kulik, Boiler Room

Chinese Dining


Three Happiness Express

China Road


Scooter’s Coffeehouse

Crane Coffee

Caffeine Dreams


Jones Bros. Cupcakes 402-884-CAKE • 2 Locations

Cupcake Island

Cuppycakes Sweet Boutique


Jason’s Deli

Gandolfo’s Deli

Little King


Wheatfield’s 402-955-1485

Delice European Bakery

Summer Kitchen Café and Bakery

Eastern European Dining

Bohemian Cafe

Amsterdam Falafel & Kabob

Dario’s Brasserie

Family Restaurant


Olive Garden

Millard Roadhouse 402-891-9292

Food Truck


Maria Bonita

Dos de Oros

French Dining

Le Voltaire

Dario’s Brasserie

La Buvette

French Fries

Runza® Restaurants 21 Metro Locations

Bronco’s Burger

Lighthouse Pizza

Fried Chicken

Millard Roadhouse 402-891-9292

Jack & Mary’s

Richie’s Chicken & Hamburgers

Frozen Yogurt

Red Mango

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt


Gourmet Hamburger

Sinful Burger

Brewburgers 402-614-7644

Cheeseburger In Paradise

Greek Dining

Greek Islands 402-346-1528

Katie’s Greek Restaurant & Taverna

Feta’s Greek Restaurant


King Kong

Legacy Gyros

Amsterdam Falafel & Kabob


Stella’s 402-291-6088 109 Galvin Rd., Bellevue

Dinker’s Bar & Grill

Five Guys

Hot Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings

Oscar’s Pizza & Sports Grille

Choo Choo Bar & Grill

Ice Cream

Ted & Wally’s Ice Cream 402-341-5827 Friend us Facebook!

Cold Stone Creamery

Zesto Ice Cream & Grill

Indian Dining

Jaipur Brewing Company 402-392-7331

Indian Oven 402-342-4856

Mother India

Italian Dining

Lo Sole Mio Ristorante 402-345-5656

Spezia Now OPEN Sundays 402-391-2950

Vincenzo’s Italian Ristorante

Japanese Dining


Kobe Steakhouse

Sakura Bana 402-391-5047 7425 W. Dodge Rd., Omaha



Paradise Bakery & Cafe Two Metro Locations Regency Mall and Village Point

Stokes Grill & Bar


La Mesa Mexican Restaurant

Maria’s Mexican Restaurant


New Restaurant in 2013

Plank Seafood Provisions

Black Oak Grill & Bar

Salt 88 402-991-9088

Organic Dining



Outdoor Dining Patio

Charlie’s on the Lake 402-894-9411

Marks Bistro

brix at Midtown Crossing


Pasta Amore




Delice European Bakery

Pettit’s Pastry

Lithuanian Bakery


Zio’s Pizzeria 3 Area Locations

La Casa Pizzaria 402-556-6464

Mama’s Pizza

Prime Rib


Johnny’s Cafe 402-731-4774

Brother Sebastian’s

Restaurant Beer Selection

Old Chicago

Krug Park

Crescent Moon Ale House 402-345-1708

Reuben Sandwich

Crescent Moon Ale House 402-345-1708

Barrett’s Barleycorn Pub and Grill

Goldberg’s Bar & Grill

Romantic Restaurant

V. Mertz 402-345-8980

Flatiron Cafe

Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse


JAMS Grill & Bar 402-399-8300




Little King

Firehouse Subs

Lenny’s Sub Shop


Shucks Fish House and Oyster Bar


Charlie’s on the Lake 402-894-9411


Juice Stop

Red Mango

Scooter’s Coffeehouse


Mahogany® Prime Steakhouse 402-445-4380

801 Chophouse 402-341-1222

The Drover 402-391-7440

Sunday Brunch

Granite City 402-393-5000 1001 N. 102nd St


Bailey’s Breakfast and Lunch Restaurant


Blue Sushi Sake Grill


Sakura Bana 402-391-5047 7425 W. Dodge Rd., Omaha

Thai Dining

Thai Spice

Mai Thai

Taste of Thailand

Vietnamese Dining

Saigon Restaurant

Vietnamese Restaurant

Vietnamese Asian

Wine Bar


Nosh Restaurant and Wine Lounge 402-614-2121

Corkscrew Wine and Cheese



Child Day Care

Hamilton Heights Child Development Center

Millard Children’s Academy

Academic Adventures Child Development Center

Child Party Provider

The Amazing Pizza Machine 402-829-1777


Pump It Up

Children’s Attraction

Henry Doorly Zoo

Omaha Children’s Museum

Fontenelle Forest Nature Center

Dance Studio

Nebraska Dance

Kitty Lee Dance 402-493-6525

Fusion Dance

Family Behavior Therapy

Boys Town Center for Behavioral Health

Heartland Family Service 402-553-3000

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska

Family Dentist

The Dentists 402-445-4647

Today’s Dental 402-333-1120

Rainbow Dental

Family Entertainment

The Amazing Pizza Machine

Sempeck’s Bowling and Entertainment

Family Fun Center XL

Family Photographer

Arnold Clark Photography

Deyo’s Photography

Mervin Reese Photographers


Santa Lucia Festival

Omaha Summer Arts Festival

Taste of Omaha May 30 - June 1, 2014


Premier Gymnastics 402-571-6630

Metro Stars Gymnastics

Nebraska Gold Gymnastics

Laser Tag


Family Fun Center XL

Sempeck’s Bowling and Entertainment

Movie Theater

Aksarben Cinema 402-502-1914

AMC Village Pointe

Marcus Midtown

Music Lessons

Dietze Music

Omaha Conservatory of Music 402-932-4978

Schmitt Music


Mad Cow


Family Fun Center XL


John Moore Pediatrics

Dr. Lisa Whitcomb

Boys Town Pediatrics/Dr. Kelli Shidler


Montessori Educational Centers Inc.

Hamilton Heights Child Development Center

Imagine and Explore Preschool

Professional Omaha Sports Team

Omaha Storm Chasers 402-734-2550

Omaha Lancers

Omaha Beef

Public Golf Course

Elmwood Golf Course

Pacific Springs Golf Club

Indian Creek

Student Tutoring


Club Z!


Youth Athletic Organization

YMCA of Greater Omaha

Millard Athletic Association

Kingswood Athletics

Youth Baseball Sports Club


Millard Athletic Association

Papillion Recreation

Youth Basketball Sports Club

Omaha Sports Academy 402-504-1222

YMCA of Greater Omaha

Bellevue Junior Sports Association

Youth Cheerleading Club

Elite Cheer 402-537-0855

Nebraska All-Star Tigers Cheer

Metro Stars

Youth Football Club

YMCA of Greater Omaha

Bellevue Junior Sports Association

Elkhorn Youth Football

Youth Golf League

Eagle Run

The First Tee of Omaha

Pacific Springs Golf Club

Youth Soccer Sports Club

Omaha Football Club

Toro Soccer Club

YMCA of Greater Omaha

Youth Sports Camp

Omaha Sports Academy 402-504-1222

Jewish Community Center

YMCA of Greater Omaha

Youth Summer Camp

YMCA of Greater Omaha

UNO Summer Camp

Camp Rivercrest

Youth Swim Lessons

DiVentures 402-933-6251

Swimtastic Swim School

Papio Bay Aquatic Center

Youth Volleyball Sports Club

The Volleyball Academy

Premier Volleyball 402-895-1427

Nebraska Elite Volleyball


Health & Beauty


Thirteen Moons Acupuncture

Balanced Body 402-932-8108

T.C.M. Acupuncture

Beauty Supply Store

Beauty First Salon & Store

Beauty Brands

Sally Beauty Supply

Breast Augmentation

Aesthetic Surgical Images

Finkle Cosmetic Surgery Center

Village Pointe Aesthetic Surgery


Koca Chiropractic Clinic 402-496-4570

Pearson Chiropractic: A Family Wellness Center

Millard Wellness Center 402-934-7557

Cosmetic Dentist

Steven Wegner DDS 402-498-0400

The Tooth Doc: Dr. Marty J. Matz

Christopher A. Stanosheck, DDS, PC 402-884-1607

Cosmetic Surgeon

Joel Schlessinger, M.D. & Skin Specialists, PC 402-334-7546 Surgery

John Edney, MD, Aesthetic Surgical Images

David Finkle, MD

Day Spa

Gloss Salon & Day Spa 402-502-1850

LovelySkin Spa 402-334-1226



Joel Schlessinger, MD & SkinSpecialists, PC 402-334-7546

Braddock Finnegan Dermatology, P.C.

Midwest Dermatology Clinic, P.C.

Endurance Training


SwimBikusRun 402-218-6966

Todd Smith Fitness

Fitness Club

Prairie Life Fitness

Blue Moon Fitness

Aspen Athletic Clubs

Fitness Equipment Store

Body Basics Fitness Equipment 402-397-8866

Priority 1 Fitness

Push Pedal Pull

Hair Colorist

Christi Clark

Kirby Keomysay

Eric Burden of BUNGALOW/8 Hairdressing

Hair Salon

Creative Hair Design Salon & Spa 402-330-5660


Gloss Salon & Day Spa 402-502-1850


Troy Davis, Curb Appeal Salon and Spa 402-345-0404

John Mangiameli, Creative Hair Salon & Spa 402-330-5600

Eric Burden, BUNGALOW/8 Hairdressing 402-934-8727

Laser Hair Removal

Ideal Image

Bare Body Shop

BodyBrite USA

Manicure & Pedicure

American Nails & Spa 402-779-8700

Legacy Nails & Spa

Mohegan Nail Spa 402-493-5977 108th & Maple

Martial Arts

San-Mai Martial Arts

Omaha Blue Waves

Mid-America Martial Arts

Nutrition & Vitamin Store

No Name Nutrition


Complete Nutrition


Millard Family Eyecare 402-896-3300

Omaha Primary Eye Care 402-330-3000

Midwest Eye Care


Igel Orthodontics 402-330-1152

Huerter Orthodontics

Clear Choice Orthodontics 402-330-3200

Personal Training Facility

Black Clover® Fitness

Endless Possibilities

Body Masters

Physical Therapy

ProCare3 Physical Therapy

Community Rehab

Makovicka Physical Therapy

Pilates Studio

Pilates Center of Omaha

Legacy Pilates, Yoga & More 402-502-9772

Pilates Fitness

Rehabilitation Facility

Brookestone Meadows 402-289-2696

Hillcrest Health & Rehab

Quality Living Institute QLI

Tanning Salon

Palm Beach Tan

Suntan City

Paradise Bay Tanning

Tattoo Parlor

Big Brain 402-342-2885

Liquid Courage Tattoos

Black Squirrel Tattoo

Waxing/Hair Removal

Authentic Brazilian Wax By Vanella

Kimberly Spa Omaha

Ideal Image

Weight Loss Center

Fast Diet

Weight Watchers

Physicians Weight Loss Center

Workout Class Facility


Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping



One Tree Yoga 402-551-5020 • 2 Locations

Lotus House of Yoga

Omaha Yoga School




Broadmoor at Aksarben Village 402-885-8555

Midtown Crossing

Old Market Lofts

Appliance Repair


All Appliance Service Inc.

Andy’s Appliance Repair

Basement Repair & Waterproofing

Thrasher Basement Systems 800-827-0702

Jerry’s Basement Waterproofing

Shamrock Waterproofing

Building Supply Store

Builders Supply Co, Inc.

Millard Lumber


Carpet Cleaning

Steamatic of Omaha 402-331-1116

Stanley Steemer

Maxim Cleaning & Restoration 402-697-9004


Midtown Crossing

Riverfront Place

The Paxton


Consolidated Kitchens & Fireplaces 402-331-0500

Granite Transformations

Midland Marble & Granite

Custom Cabinetry

Zongkers Custom Furniture, Inc.

Consolidated Kitchens & Fireplaces

Wood Specialties

Custom Closets

Marco Closets & Storage Solutions Omaha 402-778-5818

Affordable Closets

Closet Factory

Custom Home Builder

Curt Hofer and Associates 402-758-0440

Pohlad Custom Homes, Inc. 402-445-0843

Falcone Homes 402-861-0180

Decorative Concrete

Schroder Concrete

Modern Concrete

Moore’s Concrete Construction Inc. 402-491-3622

Electrical Services

Miller Electric 402-341-6479

Omaha Electric Service, Inc.

Hiller Electric

Fence & Railings

S&W Fence 402-333-5722 15803 Pacific St. Omaha

American Fence Co


Floor Covering

Nebraska Furniture Mart 402-548-6356

Kelly’s Carpet


Garage Doors

Norm’s Door Service 402-331-8920

Omaha Door & Window 402-733-6440

Overhead Door

Garage Flooring

Garage Floor Coating of Nebraska

In The Garage

Epoxy Floors and More

Garden Nursery Store

Lanoha Nurseries 402-289-4103


Robert’s Nursery, Lawn, & Landscaping

Grout & Tile Repair

The Grout Medic of Omaha

The Grout Doctor

The Tile Shop

Handyman Services

Handyman Joe’s

Mr. Handyman

Han D. Man

Heating & Air Service

aksarben/ARS Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing 402-331-1233

A-1 United Heating, Air & Electrical

Thermal Services

Home Accessories

Nebraska Furniture Mart 402-548-6356

House of J Home Accessories & Gifts 402-778-0650

Spruce Interiors & Gifts

Home Audio & Video

Nebraska Furniture Mart 402-548-6356


Custom Electronics

Home Builder

Brau Builders

Charleston Homes 402-934-2212/402-502-5600

Vantage Design & Construction

Home Cleaning Service

The Maids

Molly Maid 402-932-6243

Maids & More 402-572-6243

Home Glass & Mirrors

Quality Glass & Mirror

Omaha Glass

Rainbow Glass & Supply

Home Inspection Service

AmeriSpec Inspection Services

American Property Inspections

Cornerstone Home Inspection

Home Remodeling

T. Hurt Construction, Inc. 402-510-9585

Cornerstone Remodeling, Inc.

R.D. Schuller

Interior Design Firm

The Interior Design Firm

Interiors Joan and Associates

The Designers 402-498-8777 12123 Emmet St., Omaha

Interior Designer

Marilyn Hansen, The Designers 402-498-8777 12123 Emmet St., Omaha

Lori Anderson, Anderson Interiors 402-452-3440

Julia Russell, Julia Russell Designs

Kitchen & Bath Plumbing Fixtures

Ferguson Bath & Kitchen

Kitchen & Baths by Briggs 402-330-3400

Millard Lumber

Kitchen & Bath Remodeling

Consolidated Kitchens & Fireplaces

Kitchens by Design 402-334-8888

Ward’s Kitchens & Baths, Inc.

Landscape Designer

Kinghorn Gardens

Urban Prairie Design

A+ Landscape & Design

Landscape Lighting

McKay Landscape Lighting

Landscape Illuminations

Accent Landscapes

Landscaping Service

Carson Enterprises 402-676-5579

Sun Valley Landscaping 402-932-5704

The Rock Place

Lawn Care

Heartland Lawns 402-492-8800

Turf Care Inc. 402.895.6004

Kozy Lawn Care

Lawn Irrigation & Sprinklers

Millard Sprinkler

Nature’s Helper, Inc. 402-334-2625

Quality Irrigation 402-672-9297

Lighting Fixtures

Echo Lighting 402-334-4900

Lighting World Inc.

Light Palace

Mortgage Company

First National Bank 402-346-3626

First Mortgage

Eagle Mortgage

Moving Company

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK 402-597-6683

Flat Rate Movers

Jim’s Moving & Delivery Co. Inc 402-291-2490

Painting Services


Midwest Painting

Extreme Painting

Pest Control Service

Lien Termite & Pest Control

Orkin Termite & Pest Control


Plumbing Services

Burton AC, Heating, Plumbing and More

Aksarben/ARS Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing 402-331-1233

Big Birge Plumbing 402-575-0102

Pools & Spas

Continental Pool & Spa


Olympic Pool and Spa

Residential Roofing

Pyramid Roofing 402-502-9300

Thompson Roofing Co.

Husker Siding, Windows & Roofing

Tree Service

Terry Hughes Tree Service 402-558-8198

Enfield’s Tree Service

Omaha Tree

Water Treatment Systems


Futuramic’s Clean Water Center


Window Coverings

Ambiance Window Coverings 402-932-9711

A Well-Dressed Window

Marco Shutters

Windows & Doors

Pella Windows & Doors of Omaha & Lincoln 402-493-1350

Omaha Door & Window 402-733-6440

Builders Supply Co., Inc.



Bar Food

Dundee Dell 402-553-9501

DJ’s Dugout 4 Metro Locations

Tanner’s Bar & Grill

Cigar Bar

Havana Garage 402-614-3800

Jake’s Cigars & Spirits

Safari Cigars & Lounge 402-884-6702

Cocktail Lounge

LIV Lounge

Nosh Restaurant and Wine Lounge 402-614-2121

Green Onion Lounge

Happy Hour

Kona Grill®


Spezia Now Open Sundays 402-391-2950

Late-Night Dining

Eat the Worm


M’s Pub

Live Music Venue

Holland Performing Arts Center 402-345-0202


The Waiting Room



Cantina Laredo



Charlie’s on the Lake 402-894-9411

Blue Sushi Sake Grill


Micro Brewery

Upstream Brewing Company Old Market • West Omaha


Benson Brewery

Neighborhood Bar

Tanner’s Bar & Grill

Dundee Dell 402-553-9501

Homy Inn 402-554-5815 1510 N. Saddlecreek Rd.

New Bar in 2013

Palooza’s Food & Spirits

Wilson & Washburn

Saints Pub & Patio

Reverse Happy Hour

Blue Sushi Sake Grill

Kona Grill®


Sports Bar

DJ’s Dugout 4 Metro Locations


Oscar’s Pizza & Sports Grille



Assisted Living Facility

Elk Ridge Village Assisted Living 402-763-8692

Hillcrest Mable Rose

Westgate Assisted Living


First National Bank

Bank of the West

Pinnacle Bank


Catering Creations 402-558-3202

Hap Abraham Catering

Attitude on Food

Computer Repair

Schrock Innovations

Geek Squad

DIT Computers

Credit Union

Centris Federal Credit Union 402-334-7000

SAC Federal Credit Union

Metro Credit Union

Dog Day Care

Dogtopia 402-502-4797

The Paw Spa Pet Resort

Bark Avenue Grooming & Daycare 402-496-4005

Dry Cleaners

Max I. Walker 24 Metro Locations

Fashion Cleaners 402-342-3491

NuTrend Drycleaners



Union Pacific Railroad


Financial Planning Firm

Feltz WealthPLAN 402-691-0200

Renaissance Financial

Vintage Financial 402-932-7233

Funeral Home

Heafey Heafey Hoffman Dworak & Cutler Mortuaries and Crematory

John A. Gentleman Mortuaries

Roeder Mortuaries

In-Home Companion Care

Home Instead Senior Care

Comfort Keepers 800-477-3145

Maxim Homecare

In-Home Nursing Service

Visiting Nurses Association VNA

Alegent Creighton Health At Home

Home Nursing With Heart

Life/Health Insurance Co.

Mutual of Omaha

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

Physicians Mutual

Pet Boarding

The Paw Spa Pet Resort

ComeSitStay 402-933-3774

Bark Avenue Inn & Daycare 402-933-4007

Pet Grooming Salon

Bark Avenue Grooming & Daycare 402-496-4005

All About Dogs Grooming Salon

Susie’s Professional Pet Grooming


Laurie and Charles Photographs

Deyo’s Photography

Studio C41


Jeff Rensch

Lisa and Dennis Ritter 402-612-2413

Karen Jennings 402-697-4472 karen. [email protected]

Reception Venue

DC Centre

Scoular Ballroom

1316 Jones Street

Retirement Community

Lakeside Village

Elk Ridge Village Retirement Community 402-763-8692

Hillcrest Country Estates


The Tile Shop

Nebraska Furniture Mart 402-548-6356

Imperial Tile

Tuxedo Store

Mr. Tuxedo

Tip Top Tux

Gentleman’s Choice 402-391-3200

Vet Clinic


Gentle Doctor

American Animal Hospital

Wood Floor Company

Heartland Wood Floors 402-334-8686

Mark David Floors

Tom Manley Floors



Auto Body Repair

Dingman’s Collision Center 4 Metro Locations

CARSTAR Auto Body 4 Locations in Omaha/Lincoln

B Street Collision Center 402-333-9872

Dave’s Auto Body Co. 402-572-0200

Auto Detailing

Dolphins Touchless Car Wash 402-697-0650

Russell Speeder’s

Mojo’s Full Service Car Wash & Detail Center

Auto Financing

SAC Federal Credit Union

Centris Federal Credit Union 402-334-7000

First National Bank 402-346-3626

Auto Glass

Safelite Auto Glass

Metro Glass

Omaha Glass

Bike Shop

Bike Rack

Trek Bicycle Store

Olympia Cycle

Boat Dealer

Omaha Marine Center 402.339.9600

Valley Marine

Beaver Lake Marina

Brake Service

House of Mufflers & Brakes

Brakes Plus

Jensen Tire & Auto

Car Stereo Store

Stereo West Auto Toys 402-393-2100

InPhase Car Audio

Metro Audio Dynamics

Car Tire Service

Jensen Tire & Auto

Walker Tire

Midwest Tire 402-342-2248

Car Wash

Russell Speeder’s


Cornhusker Auto Wash

Exhaust & Muffler Service

House of Mufflers & Brakes


Mad Hatter Muffler & Brakes 402-330-2286

General Auto Repair

Jensen Tire & Auto

Exclusive Repair Specializing in Honda and Acura

Walker Tire

Motorcycle Dealer

Holstein’s Harley-Davidson

Dillon Brothers

BMW Motorcycles of Omaha

New Car Dealer

Woodhouse Auto Family 7 Area Locations 800-889-1893 •

Performance Auto Group

Superior Honda

Oil Change

Jiffy Lube

Jensen Tire & Auto

Valvoline Instant Oil Change

RV Dealer

Apache Camper Center 402-292-1455

AC Nelsen

Leach Camper

Travel Agency

Travel and Transport 402.399.4500

AAA Travel Agency

Travel Leaders Omaha

Used Car Dealer

Lexus of Omaha 402-333-6400

Atchley Ford

Stan Olsen


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