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Wave Bistro

4002 N 144th St, Omaha, NE 68116-4206
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Ranked #4 of 1,111 Restaurants in Omaha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: North of 144th and Maple
Description: Asian Fusion Cuisine
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English first
Denver, Colorado
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We travel from Canada to Denver twice a year and part of our planning is to get to Omaha and have dinner at the WAVE CAFE. Although it is in an unassuming location, it is worth any extra mileage you have to put on. Food is outstanding (hard to beat). Service is top notch with great owner interest/interaction. We always... More

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Another wonderful meal at The Wave Bistro. Calamari was delicious - crisp slightly spicy with two sauces: hot mustard & red cocktail sauce, Then we shared Lemon Chicken and Chilean Seabass with Miso marinade - both delicate and wonderful. I ordered the Sichuan Pad Thai with Chicken. Mild flavored thin glass noodles tons of tender chicken, but for such a... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The only thing I can say about the two negative reviews below, besides please don't take their advice, is they must just be the typical negative diner no one can please. The type that shows up with no reservation on a weekend, and is shocked they don't get everything they want immediately. I read the remark about the limited menu.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The food is always fresh and fabulous. They make you feel right at home and their customer service is outstanding. We eat out regularly and this place is always on our list. I highly recommend the duck and the sea bass. Ask for James he is a supurb waiter. Their wine tasting dinners are a wonderful experience too.

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I've been to this restaurant twice now and both times I experienced excellent food and service. The crab ragoons are out of this world! The entrees were delicious as well. It's a nice place to relax and enjoy some good Chinese food. I HIGHLY recommend them to anyone that loves Chinese food and excellent service. :)

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Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Alright, where do I begin? We walk in and they don't know what they're doing, who's serving who, etc. The place is TINY, not to mention completely filled with people screaming and loud servers. We take our chances and wait to be seated by a lady who isn't very polite. A couple behind us left after waiting, and the girl... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We went to Wave Bistro on a whim after a movie tonight. I had seen that Wave was #1 on TripAdvisor before, but I didn't know anyone who had actually been there. Honestly, I wasn't even sure what kind of food was served here. When we walked in we were graciously greeted by Connie who seemed so genuinely happy that... More

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Gretna, Nebraska
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is a very elegant little bistro in a strip mall. The service is fantastic, and their menu offerings are all fantastic. My absolute favorite dishes are their Lemon Creamy Almond Shrimp, and their fried fish fillet. I believe they also have a full bar.

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Omaha, Nebraska
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Had reservations for early on Friday night. The place was empty when we arrived and not very full when we left an hour and a half later. Nice decor. With only 2 tables I would have thought we could get a drink and an appetizer order placed quickly but it took about 10 minutes for our server to finally inquire.... More

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Kansas City, MO
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We went here because I am 1: an avid researcher when it comes to going on vacation and 2: a person who will not go to a crappy Chinese buffet but whose husband loves Chinese and, whereby, rarely gets to eat it. I write reviews usually anyway but especially wanted to write this review due to how they treated us... More

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Additional Information about Wave Bistro

Address: 4002 N 144th St, Omaha, NE 68116-4206
Phone Number: 402-496-8812
Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Asian

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