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Big Fred's Pizza Garden

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1101 S 119th St, Omaha, NE 68144-1601
+1 402-333-4414
11:00 - 10:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 10:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pizza crust was soggy!!! We have dined there a few months ago with no problem. Don't think we will go back.

Thank Teri F
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to big Fred's for probably 40 years. They have always had great service and I have never had a bad pizza. It is always a treat when we get the opportunity to stop there. One of my favorite places to take people for pizza. They put lots of toppings and lots of cheese on a thin... More 

Thank Donald N
Omaha, Nebraska
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230 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

I've only been to Big Fred's twice, and I will not be returning anytime soon. I've heard from several people I work with that Big Fred's is an amazing place to go. Maybe they meant somewhere else or haven't been there in a while. Either way, I don't need to go back to Big Fred's ever again. Both times I... More 

Thank Josh R
Eagan, Minnesota
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91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Used to visit with college friends every weekend back in the 1970's prior to closing watching Fred and Rose at the end of the bar chat with their friends. Had a great time then, and the food I think is even better today. My wife and I visit here when we return to Omaha almost every time - Pizza is... More 

Thank eilertsson
Omaha, Nebraska
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is Omaha's go to place for Pizza. Fred Bruning started this place back in the 1950's and nothing has changed much, except his grandson runs it now. But, that is a good thing, the pizza is great, salads are huge, onion rings are to die for and you can bring a big group, make noise and make a mess... More 

Thank David F
Omaha, Nebraska
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221 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I have been going to this place for years and have never had a bad meal here. Today, I had lunch with a friend and we ordered a medium hamburger and cheese pizza and an order of garlic bread. The garlic bread came out quickly and was done very well. Our pizza took a little longer, but it was worth... More 

Thank Hapkidodave
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Big Fred's is best known for its pizza, which is ok. I am not a huge fan of the Alfredo sauce pizza. The red pasta sauce didn't have much flavor either. I have tried the prime rib and it is good. Both tonight and other times we have gone our order has come out wrong and they fix it (bring... More 

Thank Suedester
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We used to eat at Big Fred's when I was a kid, so I was excited to take my family there when we were in town recently. Alas, the food doesn't quite match up to the childhood memories. We ordered three large pizzas: pepperoni, the combo, and the white/chicken pizza. Of the three, the pepperoni was the best; thin-style in... More 

Thank SRJMod
Scottsdale, Arizona
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14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to big Fred since day one and I always get the same consistent product that is how to run a restaurant management is present same product same good pizza onion rings etc. it's nice it's friendly and I always so enjoy coming back to pick her up I did try the onion

Thank victortango16
Lakewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We MUST eat at Big Fred's every time we visit Omaha. Best pizza and cheesebread. It's an Omaha legend.

Thank M B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$15
Italian, Pizza, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 S 119th St, Omaha, NE 68144-1601
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-333-4414

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