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#32 of 1,086 Restaurants in Omaha
Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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409 S 12th St, Omaha, NE 68102-2809
+1 402-341-9870
06:00 - 14:00
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Sun 07:30 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Melbourne, Florida
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having once lived in the old market I would go to the Diner for breakfast or lunch.Aalways had good food.. A fun spot to meet friends on a Saturday morning and loved that they opened early. Traveling back to Omaha this was a breakfast find I wanted to do again. Not much has changed in the past year. They' re... More 

Thank jdgemz
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I saw this place the evening before. We decided to give it a try. Talk about old school! There is not a lot of seating, but with the booths and the counter, it seems adequate. As soon as we sat down, a fellow came up and asked if we wanted coffee. Yes. Then the waitress asked. Already... More 

Thank Douglas B
Dinerboy65, Owner at Diner, responded to this review

Thank you so Much for the Kind words About our little joint!! I spoke with the cooks and showed your review. We strive each day to live up to our high score on trip advisor and take all reviews seriously!! We hope You visit us again! Rick. Owner More 

Kansas City, Kansas
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mimosas with breakfast? yes please! best pancake I've ever had! The place is small and not super comfortable but the staff was so nice and warm, it made it worth it.

Thank Liza W
Gig Harbor, Washington
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here Friday morning for breakfast. Eggs, hash browns, bacon and pancakes. The staff was adorable. All of our items were cold. Bacon was some kind of maple, sweet stuff..yuck. Very sad. They do offer FREE parking for customers. Signs are kind of confusing.

Thank 2harborcougs
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast here, it was exactly what I expected, and wanted. Simple menu, good coffee, good service, good food. And it was reasonably priced! I will probably eat here again before I leave Omaha.

Thank Bill B
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We went to the Diner for Sunday breakfast. Yes Everything I read was true they have the best bacon in town. The food was delivered hot and perfect and what makes this place so fantastic is the energy all around. Everyone is in a great mood doing a great job because it is obvious they like what they do. Hence,... More 

Thank karleena
Omaha, Nebraska
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Diner has great food at a great price. The quality AND quantity are remarkable!! The "employees" are friendly & helpful, whether it's about the food or Omaha attractions itself. I label employees like this, because they act more like family. The atmosphere is that of "yester year". I'm to young to remember the 50's & 60's, for those like... More 

Thank SweetSis73
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We dropped by the small diner on a long road trip across the country. It felt like we did time travel back 30 years. The decor was well preserved. The food was prepared from scratch and fresh. The service was attentive. The coffee was hot and our mugs stayed filled. There were also many regulars making it feel friendly.

1 Thank Nell C
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 February 2017

By far the best breakfast in the area! Best bacon I've ever eaten. Wonderful owners! Reasonable prices. We went twice in on weekend by request of my teenagers! Must visit! We will visit every trip to Omaha as my daughter goes to college in Omaha!

Thank cshel1993
San Diego, California
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764 reviews
418 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I like getting the club sandwich here. They also have a good steak sandwich and fries like you'd get in Paris.

2 Thank CaribbeanFan79

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$10
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 S 12th St, Omaha, NE 68102-2809
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-341-9870

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