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Gerda's German Restaurant and Bakery

$$ - $$$
German, European, Central European
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5180 Leavenworth St, Omaha, NE 68106-1351
06:00 - 21:00
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Tue 06:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here this evening having searched the mid west for a good German restaurant. We found it at this wonderful restaurant. We stopped in and around 5:30 PM, and there was one only table filled. By the time we left at 6:30 all tables were filled. The Wienerschnitzle (two different ways) was excellent, and the gravy... More 

Thank Pam W
Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in to get a couple of Black Forest cake slices for a Mother's day treat for my wife and they had a half cake available. Turned out to be a great Mothers Day weekend treat

Thank uprrcop
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been traveling for almost 20 years now and always try find a German restaurant near my location. Was on business in Omaha and checked out the local German cuisine. Found Gerda's German restaurant, and talk about a hidden treasure - I had the best authentic weiner schnietzel, black forest cake and vegetable and beef soup I've ever eaten! Don't... More 

Thank Lee H
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Went with another couple for dinner to try the German cuisine. Overall, we were a little disappointed. The four of us were seated at a table that would comfortably seat two people. The house salad with the German potato salad and beets was very tasty, as were the potato pancakes. The rouladen was a letdown. The meat was very dry.... More 

Thank Mspiege23
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Went here for dinner with friends. the potato pancakes were delicious. The Hunter Schnitzel was very good but two of us ordered the Rouladen and we both agreed it was very tough and extremely salty with very bland dumplings. . The German Chocolate cake was a big hit. Too bad half of us were disappointed.

Thank Susan A
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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320 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Visiting Omaha and looking for German food we struck gold. The place is a bit tired but the food is delicious. To make it even better their extensive selection of baked goods are the very best.

Thank ACT63
Omaha, Nebraska
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My older sister was in town, so I wracked my brain to take her somewhere "Omaha" and decided on Gerdas. It was a perfect choice; the staff were welcoming, and the food brought back memories of our Grandma. So glad I chose it!

Thank MaryPoff
Milford, Nebraska
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Went to Gerda's for lunch in December for my birthday. We had a wonderful time. Food came out fast and fresh. The service was great. Can't wait to go back again when in town.

1 Thank Tamara R
Clemson, South Carolina
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86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My dad was turning 60 and the only traditional cake he eats is German Chocolate. However, he stopped eating it after several subpar german chocolate cakes. This year, he asked for a cheesecake. My search began for the perfect german chocolate cake to suprised him with and believe it or not, here it is. When I picked up the final... More 

Thank Lauren H
Rapid City, South Dakota
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Loved the cookies and the chocolate tort is worth a trip from anywhere! Great dessert and looking forward to trying the restaurant next trip there!

Thank Scott O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European, Central European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5180 Leavenworth St, Omaha, NE 68106-1351
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
Established in 1976.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?