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McKenna's Blues Booze and BBQ

7425 Pacific St, Omaha, NE 68114
(402) 393-7427
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Ranked #530 of 1,109 restaurants in Omaha
Price range: $0 - $22
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Steakhouse
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English first
Omaha, Nebraska
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Well, I went to this place about two months ago and was shocked at how AWFUL it was. The ribs were like eating beef jerky, to the point that it actually scratched the inside of my mouth eating it. A friend had brisket and there is NO WAY it was cooked properly as it was like eating dry, tasteless cheap... More

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Omaha
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42 reviews 42 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Brisket was very dry, over-cooked and trimmed too lean. Done right that ribbon of fat should be like butter. No fat at all. ? The flavor was almost dull, lacking a smoke-ring. The BBQ sauce - only one offered - was nothing special. The BBQ beans were terrible, simply did not taste good. The red beans and rice were good... More

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Cedar Rapids
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Our server was the sweetest ever, but we didn't come for the service. The pulled pork tasted like it was crock pot pork and the brisket was too tough to ever imagine it was done for 10 hours. NOT GOOD

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Omaha, Nebraska
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111 reviews 111 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Love the 10 hour brisket sandwich!!! My absolute favorite! The sauce.... I could drink it with my beer, instead of my beer!! Love it for a business lunch, my son loved the corn on the cob. Wore much of it on his face, so I know he enjoyed it!

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roberte19
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Good place. Badwich with fries is my move. Food is good, but consistency in quality is an issue sometime. All in all, I would recommend.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Food is great but the music is a little loud. They gave us half off our bill because no one attended to us within 15 minutes of sitting down.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

This place has been around a long time. The new owner has stayed with the same recipes and that is good . The ribs are tender smokey and meaty. Red cabbage slaw is one of a kind. This is my go to rib spot

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La Vista, Nebraska
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11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

The food is great and so is the atmosphere. We had a family birthday at the restaurant and they weren't super busy, but our server treated us as if she was too busy for us. She was sarcastic, slow, and had a general poor attitude. This was our first time eating at McKenna's and it sucks that this was the... More

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Omaha, NE
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6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Good value for the cost. Friendly staff. Good martinis. They have several beers on tap and most spirits. On the weekends they usually have a band.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013 via mobile

Have loved eatin here for a longtime. Now that it is back under a good management it's even better. Portions are great size for you're dollar and food taste amazing. Brisket is just so tender. Would absolutely recommend to anyone interested!

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