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Vivace

#76 of 1,059 Restaurants in Omaha
#78 of 1,173 Places to Eat in Omaha
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1108 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2817 (S. 11th St.)
(402) 342-2050
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 76
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  • 71
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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This is located in the heart of the Old Market, between 11th and 12th on the north side of Howard Street. It took the place of Vivace Restaurant, which closed. I went in with mixed expectations, since it's a new place. I was impressed with what they have. I ordered their BLT, which isn't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Morris
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This is located in the heart of the Old Market, between 11th and 12th on the north side of Howard Street. It took the place of Vivace Restaurant, which closed. I went in with mixed expectations, since it's a new place. I was impressed with what they have. I ordered their BLT, which isn't what you think - it has... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This was a great restaurant offering Contemporary Italian cuisine. The wine list was exquisite, offering many full-bodied wines from Italy, France, Spain and U.S. My wife and I, always along with others, visited this restaurant for at least 10 years and perhaps many more. . .never a meal that was not exciting. Unfortunately, according to the manager, the restaurant closed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Italian at its best. Bread dipped in garlic oil just to start. Not a bad dis on the menu. Good atmosphere and good service.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We tried this place for dinner on a trip to Omaha and were disappointed. Service was just OK. The sauces on our pasta dishes were thin, watery and lacking in flavor. I have had much better Italian food in diners. We expected better from a place of this caliber. We won't go here again. There are too many other good... More 

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Pequannock, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Went with a friend for a nice dinner. Good atmosphere, I had the tortellini Bolognese and it was very good. My friend had pork chop special and it looked good. Service was just very slow and inattentive. I asked for parmesan cheese and it took 15 minutes to get it.

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Gulfport, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Located in the Old Market, makes for a great outdoor seating and people watching. The waitstaff was very friendly and enjoyed the classic Italian food.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We celebrated an anniversary. The Mascarpone Dates are outstanding. We had great service, especially considering it was a busy Monday night. The waiter made some excellent recommendations to help us out (especially considering my wife's paleo diet). We both loved our entrees. Loved the Paella; that will probably be my go-to entree.

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We chose Vivace based on its interesting, contemporary Italian menu. I also liked that the pasta dishes came in full & half sized dishes. The host and server were very pleasant and professional. Freshly baked bread sticks with a tasty olive tapenade were brought over quickly with our drinks. We chose the fresh Caprese salad and the delectable duck tart... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Very relaxed evening with a very comfortable setting...ask for Matt, he's the best!! The Ossobucco is out out of this world!! Would definitely come back!#

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We visited Vivace after an event in Omaha. The restaurant has a great locale in the Old Market area. We went in around 8pm on a Saturday night and were able to be seated right away. The menu has a good selection of Italian dishes, some of which you can customize with specific meats, chicken or seafood choices. Two in... More 

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Additional Information about Vivace

Address: 1108 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2817
Phone Number: (402) 342-2050
Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1108 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2817
    (S. 11th St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: (402) 342-2050

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?