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Amato's Cafe

6405 Center, Omaha, NE
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Ranked #133 of 1,113 Restaurants in Omaha
Cuisines: Italian
Description: Has been featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives
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Description: Has been featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives
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English first
Iowa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Whenever we travel, we like to eat someplace on the beloved Triple D or Man v. Food shows and this was the winning restaurant this trip. We went here for breakfast due to our hotel's breakfast being less than appetizing...and we are so glad we did! My sister and I both ordered the Ricotta Pancakes with Triple Berries...these are seriously... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Was through on business and stopped for breakfast at what is typically a decent stop at any BW restaurant. Avoid this like the plague. It was awful. If one dot could be halved for a rating this was one.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Great service! Amazing food! They are only open for breakfast. I recommend Larry's Volcano. Biscuits, potatoes, sausage, cheese, eggs, covered in gravy. Very pleasant atmosphere.

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York, Nebraska
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Very friendly and caring staff for our rather large group. The food is terrific and we plan to come back again to try other items!

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Sydney, Australia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Very friendly & welcoming staff... :) Great range of food on the menu. Quite heavy meals, lots of meat. Wonderful pancakes, which have berries & ricotta mixed through the mixture.

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Prairie Village, KS
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77 reviews 77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I can't comment on lunch or dinner, but I can tell you that Amato's has a fantastic breakfast. Every time we come to Omaha we must eat here. Where else can a person get homemade Italian sausage and peppers in an omelette? Or triple berry ricotta-stuffed pancakes? Those are my top two picks. The biscuits and gravy are also really... More

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Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

While the ambiance is lacking, the breakfast at Amato's is great! The homemade Italian sausage in an omelet with sweet peppers is a treat! The homemade ricotta cheese pancakes with berries are to die for!! Just great food!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

While I am not in the habit of writing bad reviews, I feel that the health inspector has not been in this place in 20 years. When you walk in the front door you are immediately hit with the smell of mold and mildew. Your suspicions are confirmed when you look at the ceiling and the window corners, the mold... More

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Chicago vicinity
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150 reviews 150 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We've dined at Amato's before, but just for breakfast (ricotta & blueberry pancakes= yum). We only seemed to be passing through Omaha during the morning. This was our very first DDD venue we ever visited, 4 years ago, and we've always wanted to come back for lunch or dinner. This trip was for lunch (no dinner hours?!?). I loved the... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We arrived at 10:30am on a Sunday morning and were surprised to find both a parking place out front and an available table. However, after ordering, it was well over 30 minutes before our food arrived. As a group of two adults, this was fine, but I would not return with my young child due to the wait. I had... More

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