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Amato's Cafe

6405 Center St, Omaha, NE 68106-2821
+1 402-558-5010
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“italian sausage” (14 reviews)
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Italian, American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
6405 Center St, Omaha, NE 68106-2821
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

A long time Omaha classic known for breakfast. They have really good food. Service is decent, but can be a little inattentive at time. Consistency must be a problem because when I asked our server how large a portion was, she replied, "it depends on...More

Thank William N
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This is where the locals eat, and I guess if you watch Diners, Drive ins and Dives, you might have seen this too. The specialties are their italian sausage and ricotta pancakes so give them a try. The Italian omelet is very good, and share...More

1  Thank karen k
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

In a restaurant world full of gimmicks and hype, few places with such integrity and authenticity remain. Open only for breakfast and lunch, Amato's offers genuine Italian food prepared in a simple, unadorned atmosphere. We enjoyed a breakfast of omelettes with sides of ham and...More

1  Thank Mjsomaha
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Good stop for a quick breakfast at a family owned restaurant. They serve pastrami which I thought was a nice touch.

Thank Kal1973
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped for breakfast on our way through town. My husband's breakfast included their famous sausage, and it was delicious! I opted for the raspberry ricotta pancakes. They were good, but I'm not much of a sweets person. Our son ordered the biscuits and gravy,...More

Thank Akriese2001
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Some of the best breakfast food I've ever had. Omelettes are huge and made with FRESH ingredients. Breakfast potatoes are cooked to perfection. Pancakes... OMG, melt in your mouth, fluffy goodness. Everything I've ever had was wonderful. Portions are large and you won't go away...More

Thank eshar0n
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This is an old school authentic Italian cafe serving up ricotta stuffed berry pancakes and homemade Italian sausage. I had the blueberry ricotta pancakes and the Italian sausage. The stuffed pancakes were a first for me and they were excellent! The Italian sausage was as...More

Thank mitsolns
Reviewed 26 July 2017

A small family restaurant by the new UNO Baxter Areana. It is located next the the UNO north parking lot. Amato's parking is limited so park at Baxter and walk a very short distance. We were there for breakfast on a Saturday morning. Parking was...More

Thank Brent1117
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Unpretentious with hearty delicious food! Get the sausage to eat for breakfast and then buy some frozen to take home with you- you won't regret it. Neighborhood restaurant with a great staff of friendly folks and a the food to support it!! Afterward walk off...More

Thank michellegreene2017
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Had the ricotta raspberry pancake with the house made sausage. Sausage was on the mild side but tasty. Pancakes were large, plenty of food, and good. Overall nice but not exceptional.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
6:30 AM - 1:30 PM
6:30 AM - 1:30 PM
6:30 AM - 1:30 PM
6:30 AM - 1:30 PM
6:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6405 Center St, Omaha, NE 68106-2821
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-558-5010
Has been featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives
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