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Vivace

#69 of 1,052 Restaurants in Omaha
#71 of 1,164 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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 76
    Excellent
  • 70
    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
VIVACE - Final Appearance

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
simone949
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USA
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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70 reviews
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
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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90 reviews
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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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117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 308 helpful votes
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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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
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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Jamestown, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Vivace is one of my very favorite restaurants in Omaha. Sometimes I just go for an appetizer and salad and sometimes for the full monty. But whichever you decide you will certainly have a great meal. I had the pork osso buco on my last visit and it was superb. The piccata, marsala and risotto dishes are very nice. Love... 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: Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Doing business
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?