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Wave Bistro

#34 of 1,081 Restaurants in Omaha
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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4002 N 144th St, Omaha, NE 68116-4206 (North of 144th and Maple)
+1 402-496-8812
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Omaha, Nebraska
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Wave Bistro is a family-owned, upscale place that specializes in modern Asian-inspired cuisine. I've had dinner here several times and the quality of the food has always been very good. The owners and staff are also friendly and professional.

Thank fwilsecon
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Looks like an upscale Oriental eatery on the inside but prices are that of a fast food equivalent. Food is great. Lots of choices- vegetarian, pork, seafood, chicken etc. food prepared fresh and it looks so elegant. I had teriyaki chicken- a whole chicken breast sliced over broccoli. Lunch comes with entree rice (steamed or fried) soup or salad. The... More 

Thank Sue W
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We knew nothing about this restaurant and decided to stop. Service was friendly and great. Food was very good with great portions.

Thank bjftw
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183 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The down side: the szechwan chicken had way too many bell peppers which was not listed as an ingredient in the dish and lacked the spice that I associate with szechwan. The cashew crusted salmon did contain a few bones. Service can take some time. The good side: both dishes were good the salmon better than the chicken. The presentations... More 

Thank kardmania
Omaha, Nebraska
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I've driven by this place numerous times and never thought to check it out until this weekend. I can't believe I've been missing this restaurant! We started with delicious drinks from an extensive menu. We ordered crab cakes as an appetizer and they didn't disappoint. Loved them! I got the cashew crusted salmon (yummy) and my husband got the chicken... More 

Thank TakeMeToCabo
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

OMG! We were here on Mother's Day evening. I had almond crusted salmon. I have ordered salmon in just about every restaurant in Omaha. This is the best I've ever had!! My husband ordered the Orange Chicken. Also very good. You must try this restaurant !!!

Thank mrhusker
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We have been going to this comfortable relatively small dining spot for 10 or more years. The menu is what many call Asian Fusion but do not confuse it with typical Asian or Oriental food. The menu is somewhat limited but everything we have tried has been very good. Our favorite is the pecan crusted salmonwhich, in our opinion, is... More 

Thank WVUgraduate
Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Food is excellent! Atmosphere is so cool and makes the dining experience special. James was working and he is so nice and good to talk to. His expertise adds to the experience. Can't wait to go back.

Thank bjtjbook
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Always terrific food, reasonably priced, polite and attentive service, not overly pretentious. You will be surprised when you find this gem as you drive into the Home Depot parking lot!

Thank Jenni B
Omaha, Nebraska
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75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

We drove to Northwest Omaha to try Wave. Food, Service and Beverages were top notch. Ordered the specials - Curry Beef Ribs and Seafood Combination. Both were under 20.00 and excellent tasting. We will be back ! Wish we had a place like this close to us - Just in case Wave want to expand.

Thank AnyCabernet

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4002 N 144th St, Omaha, NE 68116-4206
    (North of 144th and Maple)
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-496-8812
Asian Fusion Cuisine

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