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Amato's Cafe

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6405 Center St, Omaha, NE 68106-2821
4025585010
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06:30 - 13:30
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Sun 07:00 - 13:00
Tue - Fri 06:30 - 13:30
Sat 06:30 - 13:00
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Omaha, Nebraska
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once visited by Diners, Drive-in & Dives...this visit was definitely Dive. I can deal with the vinyl booth seat being duct taped together but when your pancakes come out raw, that is just sad. Waitress brought us 1/2 of our order. I received the ricotta triple berry pancake and an egg over easy, but not the toast to dip in... More 

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Thank Melody G
Nebraska
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Still a good place for breakfast, but not what it used to be. Service was fast, My B & G's were okay, but not to die for. My son had the ricotta pancakes. Same, good but not overly great. Parking can be hard to find.

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Thank Greenswede
Omaha, Nebraska
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I always order the ricotta blueberry pancakes. They are so good with warm syrup. Amato's is a favorite of mine, and has been on Guy Fieri's Diners Drive Ins and Dives. Make it a destination stop if you are in the area.

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Thank sfili
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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179 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Had a Sunday breakfast with friends. The menu has a unique slant on breakfast. For example the pork loin "steak" is tender juicy and topped with peppers onion a little red sauce and melted cheese. So much better than the usual ham or Canadian beacon. Pancakes come with lots of berries and ricotta cheese. It may sound odd but it... More 

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Thank Joseph G
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Good breakfast selection, combined with Italian sausage and ricotta pancakes. Close to Aksarben park.

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Thank Steve T
Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The most amazing Ricotta pancakes and anything with their homemade Italian sausage is a must try. Featured on diners and dives and fits the bill from an atmosphere perspective. Quick service quality diner breakfast. Filled with locals that enjoy lingering and catching up

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Thank katherinrinc
Omaha
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79 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The place is old fashioned and I don't mind that. What I do mind is a very limited stupid breakfast menu. You can get an omelette with 3 things on on it and forget veggies on it because they never heard of them. To be fare my omelette as cooked ok but came with little potatoes and not hashbrowns. It's... More 

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Thank Michael T
Spring, Texas
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107 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Amato's is an Omaha staple that has endured the development of the Ak-Sar-Ben area. Whether for breakfast or lunch, you won’t walk away hungry. Service is quick and food is prompt. Prices are reasonable. The café is not a show piece; but the food makes up for it. Amato’s is open to serve great Italian food! This trip was for... More 

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Thank springmissy
Olathe, Kansas
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I've been here twice, both times I've had the ricotta pancakes, once with blueberries. They are worth the return any time I am in Omaha. My kiddos have had the biscuits and gravy, the french toast, and the pancakes, and always enjoy it all. The service has always been just fine, and the atmosphere is cool and casual.

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Thank KCNoleHawk
Tucson, Arizona
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137 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I drove to Omaha from Tucson, Az & friends drove from Pittsburgh, Pa to attend the 2016 NCAA CWS in Omaha. I was informed by another friend of Amota's as she had watched a TV program on the cafe & thought it would be a good place to have breakfast. My friends & I, 4 of us, arrived at 9:30am... 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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 13:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 13:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 13:30
Thursday
06:30 - 13:30
Friday
06:30 - 13:30
Saturday
06:30 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6405 Center St, Omaha, NE 68106-2821
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: 4025585010
Description
Has been featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives

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