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801 Chophouse

1403 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68102
402-341-1222
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Ranked #9 of 1,107 restaurants in Omaha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 14th and Farnam
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Blair, Nebraska
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Reserved a table with the thought of using a groupon that we had purchased however, after seeing the prix fixed menu decided to go that route and save the groupon for another evening. We chose the small filet mignon and the prime rib for entrees and each selected a lettuce wedge and ceasar salad. The mashed cam on both entrees... More

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Okatie, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Were told this was the best place in town. I seriously hope not. The room was plesant but not engaging. Our waiter seemed under-trained and ill at ease. The service was slow on an evening where they were not overly busy. The extensive wine list is significantly over priced and they seemed to be out of almost all of the... More

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Valparaiso, NE
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Returned to the 801 Chophouse and had another fabulous meal. I really enjoyed the tossed salad served with a poached egg on top and my scallops were top of the line, prepared perfectly and the fig sauce served alongside and decorating the plate made a beautiful presentation. My husband had the prime rib and he said it was tasty and... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is the second time I've been here. This time I had the escargot for an appetizer. It was very good, the snails were extremely tender and the cheese/butter was perfect for dipping my bread in. I then had the 8oz filet with lobster mac n cheese and gnocchi for sides. The steak was perfect accompanied by the béarnaise. The... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Our group had mixed results on a recent visit. Some meals were very good, others very poor. A message to the corporate office went unreturned. I would hope for more from a premier brand of restaurant.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Anyone can grill a steak, but 11 hour roasted prime rib takes work. They really put the prime I prime rib. Some of the best ever. Great bar, too. Service very attentive. Negatives, kitchen vents out of order leading to smokieness, but worse, I wanted the Grand Marnier soufflé and was told that oven was in use for something else.... More

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Kansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We had eaten at the 801 in Kansas City so we thought we'd try the one in Omaha. There is no comparison - the one in Omaha is outstanding. Yes, it's pricey, but it was all worth it. We had the shrimp cocktail and we both had the steak specials. We didn't ask how much the specials were and yes,... More

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Kansas City, MO
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My husband and I went while visiting Omaha because it is the highest rated steakhouse and they have a Groupon. We thoroughly enjoyed our found and everything was excellent, but if you are at all concerned about cost make sure to ask upfront for prices on the specials. We got the lobster bite appetizer that was special for the evening... More

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Newbury Park, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The ChopHouse is located in the Paxton which was built in the early 1900's. It is a great location downtown and has a great atmosphere. The service was excellent. The filets, ribeyes and prime rib were all done to perfection for our entire party. The sides are served family style with yummy selections such as grilled asparagus and garlic mashed... More

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Denver, CO USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This lovely chophouse in the historic Paxton Hotel is everything you hope to find in a top-end steak house in a city known for prime steak. Comfortable, friendly, yet intimate and romantic if you wish. Food is outstanding, staff knows their stuff, always there when you need, yet not if you are simply enjoying. Perfectly prepared drinks at the bar,... More

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