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Old Market

1000 Howard St, Omaha, NE
402-341-7151
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Ranked #4 of 53 Attractions in Omaha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Neighborhoods, Flea/ Street Markets, Cultural
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Owner description: Omaha preserves its historic place in time in this historic section of town where visitors can...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Flea/ Street Markets, Cultural
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Owner description: Omaha preserves its historic place in time in this historic section of town where visitors can stroll along the cobbled streets and explore the many preserved buildings.

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MIDWEST
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89 reviews 89 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Being from Nebraska have visited the old market many times over the years. There is shopping and food more than enough for most. A spot for a special meal or after noon of browsing. One of Nebraska's prime tourist areas. Having visited this type of development in many cities I find it as good as any and better than most.

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Avoca, Iowa
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Within walking distance of of hotels and many restaurants. The Old Market is quintessential Omaha. Great food, art, shopping.... M's continues to be a favorite spot for wine and dinner, and a walk around is never short do a discovery or two. Enjoy

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We walked around here simply browsing on some down time. We saw the local eateries (though didn't go in, having had lunch already). We went into a leather shop that had a lot of impressive items, but they were entirely too expensive. Then we stopped by a small chocolatier and let me tell you, the items behind the glass are... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The Old Market is quaint, and when we visited in November, it seemed enchanted with the snowfall and lights at night. Parking was full, but after circling a few blocks, we found some right on the street. There are many eclectic shops there, but the prices seem a bit inflated. We didn't find anything to purchase but candy at the... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We were visiting friends in Omaha and flew in on a Saturday evening. Our friends picked us up at the airport and drove us around the Old Market area. There were lots of Christmas lights up in various areas, a skating rink, etc. We ate at a restaurant in the area (J's on Jackson - see review - excellent) and... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

There's a store that carries pretty things from Russia and has Baltic Amber. Zio's pizza is tasty. There's also a cute children's store that is near an art gallery. It's a nice area to wander around on the weekend when the farmers market is open.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Lovely little shops. unique restaurants. Horse drawn carriage ride. wonderful Sunday walk. Many things to see and enjoy.

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Nebraska USA
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The lights! The crisp air! The intimate eateries to duck into and warm up! The ice skating rink! The entire atmosphere is cozy and warm in spite of the weather. The parking is pretty horrendous but once you just accept it-is-what-it-is and get on with it, it's All Good. Did I mention the bars? This area is just a fun... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The weather was misbehaving, but walking around the Old Market, was good. The holiday lights were up making the outdoor shopping pretty. A lot of the restaurants were closed on Monday. We were kinda disappointed.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Many unique shops and great restaurants of all kinds. Wonderful people watching with a number of dog walkers from the locla condos and downtown apartments. Lovely park areas within a couple of blocks with water features, bridges, great walking paths, benches to rest, photo ops - lots of personality!!

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