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Ahmad's Persian Cuisine

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1006 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2848
402 341 9616
Today
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Perfect

Cozy warm and inviting. Food was great. Loved the hummus and chicken was melt in your mouth superb with great seasonings. I will return with colleagues during next biz trip!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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65 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Cozy warm and inviting. Food was great. Loved the hummus and chicken was melt in your mouth superb with great seasonings. I will return with colleagues during next biz trip!

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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155 reviews 155 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We went to Ahmad's at a friends request and had an amazing time. The food was delicious. Not spicy for people with mild preferences. It is a small little restaurant in the heart of the Old Marker in Omaha. Local, Family Owned and Operated! My favorite type. This isn't anything fancy like most places in the old market. It is... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Authentic middle eastern entrees, prices well. Very small, family-run restaurant in Omaha's Old Market. Accommodates gluten,onion, garlic-free diets very well.

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Sioux City, Iowa, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Casual, relaxed, and charming. I love this place. Ahmad cooks and gives you his personal attention. If you want something wonderful, stop in and try it out. I will be back!!

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

It is not the best persian food I have tried - not even close. But it is good. My wife likes this place as well. Come with appropriate expectations and you will enjoy it.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
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123 reviews 123 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Dined with business associates at this Old Market location. Great outdoor seating and very nice service. The food was delicious, especially the humus and fallafel appetizers. For the main meal I tried the combination meat/chicken/shrimp dish and while the meats were a little dry, the tastes with rice and banana accompaniment more than made it a good meal. Great location,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My sister and I were walking around old Market area and stumbled into this place. Very small. Service was excellent and the food was delicious. I had their special which was a sample of their shrimp, pork and chicken. My sister had their vegetarian dish ( cant remenber the name dang it!) both were supurb! I would def go back!

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I am a fan of Persian food and enjoy it in a number of cities. While the hummus at Ahmad's was nice, the meats including the Koubideh were not. Dry, chewy and lacking in moisture and flavor. Service was good and the price okay but either a new chef or new recipe(s) is needed.

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San Diego, California
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80 reviews 80 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

The food was quite good, finding a persian place in omaha is like finding a purple squirrel. Ahmad runs this place and runs it well. He can get overwhelmed sometimes because he gives people such personal attention so the food can be slow to come, so dont go here unless you have enough time. But you wont regret it, i... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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84 reviews 84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed the casual colorful setting but left our lunch still hungry. While the food was well prepared the falafel was appetizer portion at a full lunch price.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1006 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2848
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: 402 341 9616

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 25
  • Cuisine: African, Middle Eastern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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