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Malara's Italian Restaurant

2123 Pierce St, Omaha, NE 68108-3427
+1 402-346-8001
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (11 reviews)
“cannoli” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
2123 Pierce St, Omaha, NE 68108-3427
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Expect great food in a small neighborhood setting. This is not fake - it is the real deal - family owned, grandma in the kitchen making sure everything is done right, waitresses who seem to know everyone and ask "how is your father?" sincerely and...More

Thank jiml3222
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a glorious time at this Italian restaurant in a small older residential part of Omaha. The red sauce with simply exquisite and some of the best we've had. We enjoyed the variety of pastas offered. I had angel hair pasta and my guy...More

Thank brendannebraska
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friday special is linguine in clam sauce. The sauce is not creamy but rather a butter, garlic and oil. Truly great. Could eat forever!

Thank Kurt M
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I have eaten here on a number of occasions over the past twenty years. My recent visit was at the end of by evening run when I stopped for a dozen cannoli. The menu has all the traditional selections, but this night was only for...More

Thank rconces
Reviewed 15 December 2017

I remember when Malara's only had 3 or 4 tables and a bakery case. As it's expanded, the quality of the product has always kept pace until my most recent visit. The seating process was slow and disorganized on a Wednesday evening. And service was...More

Thank DEPOmaha
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This place is a little hole in the wall that delivers big surprises! Right smack dab in the middle of a residential neighborhood, when you walk in I was apprehensive, but the inside is a classic décor of an old school South Omaha Italian restaurant,...More

Thank EZZIP23
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is the real deal! Homemade pasta dishes at a very reasonable price. Braciole! Homemade rolls. Homemade Italian salad dressing. Old school Italian decor. Very nice waitress. Additional servers keeping water glasses full and clearing plates. Wine by the half carafe was an excellent value....More

Thank Nomad062_10
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

It's Homecoming weekend at PLHS, and our girls' choice was Milara's for dinner. The parents couldn't pass up the opportunity for a great time, so we sat in a different section and really enjoyed the company. Highly recommend the veal parmesan. But first, you must...More

Thank Joel R
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Love the polpetes (meatballs). The sauce here is very good and I've tried most of the pasta dishes. Very good as well.

Thank GabrielleD214
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Worst experience I've had in a long time for what I thought would be a nice lunch with my son. We walked in around 11:30 am on a Monday and there were only a few tables. One table of 8, two tables of 5 and...More

Thank Alicia H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2123 Pierce St, Omaha, NE 68108-3427
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-346-8001
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