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Malara's Italian Restaurant

#109 of 1,083 Restaurants in Omaha
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2123 Pierce St, Omaha, NE 68108-3427
+1 402-346-8001
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Today
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Ravenel, South Carolina
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287 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We met a group of friends here for dinner one Monday night. We meet up twice a year from out of town and had heard this was a great "neighborhood" restaurant. One couple arrived ahead of the rest of us and tried to get a drink while waiting and could NOT get anyone to wait on them. There was one... More 

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Thank patspetpalace
Leola, pa
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107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended as a place locals go. If you want some good old fashioned carb-heavy pasta, this place is for you. Home made sauce. Friendly staff. Good choice for a belly-filling meal. Cheese sticks are also home made and huge. Calamari was probably out of the freezer bag (not awful, just very average). Would visit again.

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Thank CDBLeola
York, Nebraska
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I went to Malara's for the first time and loved it. The sauce is homemade and meatballs large and have lots of flavor. Prices reasonable and great family owned authentic restaurant that makes you feel good to be there.

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Thank YorkHusker57
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Malara's Italian Restaurant is one of those rare finds that has you coming back for more! This family-owned "gem" can boast great food, caring service, wonderful atmosphere and a great value for the money. There is something for everyone on the menu and you can really taste the care that is put into every dish. This was my first time... More 

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Thank Paige A
Omaha, Ne.
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We stopped for lunch & the food is GREAT 7 priced very good for the portions you are served. Service was fast & very pleasant - would highly reomend

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Thank beemerue
Omaha, Nebraska
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Good Italian eats in an older neighborhood. The food is good, and service is great. Try the Biscotti they sell at the counter in front. Very tasty for snacking later with a cup of coffee.

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Thank P C
Bellevue, Nebraska
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I ate here with friends and while we liked the food (especially the delicious sausage tortellini) the waitress committed the cardinal sin of making a mistake and blaming the customer. My friend ordered the fried fish. The waitress said, "the fish" in confirmation. They brought out fish parmesan, not fried fish. When the mistake was pointed out and the correct... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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228 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Enjoyed Malara's with our Tastemasters group tonight. Service is homey and very prompt, with really decent Italian goodies. Pasta is homemade, the sauce is a rich and red (other choices available), with excellent sausage and meatballs. Everyone seemed to enjoy their picks. Lots of food. My only complaint is the purity of pasta, red sauce, and meat. I enjoy the... More 

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Thank Mark G
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Brought the kids for a dinner out! This is a family friendly place with food for the whole family! Pasta was fresh and delicious . Salad was provided with the meal.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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259 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

After at least 4 years, my daughters and I went back to Malara's for a Saturday evening dinner. We were greeted and seated immediately, and service was attentive and timely. We shared a fried eggplant appetizer...so crisp and hot, with their great marinara on the side. The salad and rolls were good and dependable. And our chosen entrees....homemade spaghetti with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?