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Hector's

1201 S 157th St, Omaha, NE 68130
(402) 884-2272
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Ranked #642 of 1,113 Restaurants in Omaha
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Aug 30, 2014
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English first
Omaha, Nebraska
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We haven't been here in awhile and now I remember why. The salsa taste like pureed tomatoes. No spice and no flavor. The meals were pricey and just so so. The speed at which your food comes out is excellent. The server was ok. We ordered water without lemon and when it came there was lemon in it and we... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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225 reviews 225 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I love Mexican food. I tend to compare to what I've had when visiting southern California. Omaha seems to have countless places to get it and I've tried many of them. I've been to Hectors at their original location and now their new West location, which is just great, The drinks and chips come out in just a minute, the... More

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Typical American-Mexican cuisine with American tastes in mind. Large portions for the money. The El Presidante margarita needed to be jazzed up, so we ordered a couple shots of El Jimador to pour into the drink. Without the Jimador, it's a sour lemonade drink. The server delivered the Jimador shots with a slice of lime, which she placed on the... More

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Elkhorn, Nebraska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My family and I went on a Friday pm, no wait. It was very hot in the restaurant. I spoke with hostess upon arrival. She states, yes Hector does not believe in a/c. He will not turn it down. Customers where using menus as fans at many tables complaining also. Hector was there and it never did get cool in... More

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Omaha
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55 reviews 55 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Years ago I had the Tequila Lime Shrimp at the original location as a nightly special and it was excellent; so good I had a craving for it. When we returned to the restaurant it was either not available or not the same. This dish is now on the menu with a salad and some rice for $21. The spicy... More

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Ocheyedan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

If you enjoy great food and awesome service this is the place for you! The food is fresh and We loved our time !

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Had lunch there with my wife. Place was pretty busy -- I know that a lot of folks really enjoy this restaurant. We tried several items ala carte. The good: Server was very good and attentive. Bring out chips and salsa immediately. Had a beef taco in hard corn shell -- pretty tasty. Meat was seasoned well and juicy. Just... More

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

The best part of our dining experience was Juan our server. Greasy, cold tortilla chips served with a salsa like I've never had before--canned crushed tomatoes with no chile flavor at all!! Juan brought three others to try and they were quite good. The grilled chicken Chimichanga was very greasy and the chicken was lacking in flavor, more like poached... More

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usa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

I live near Hectors and I know many purple who absolutely love it. I have never had that experience. Went again today. We had to wait about a minute for a hostess to assist UA. It wasn't very busy. I always notice the chairs frames feel sticky, they were today as well. Our service was quick but this time it... More

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Omaha
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Would not recommend this place at all. The food was horribly greasy. Asked he server to replace the chips with a less greasy chips...they came back even worse. Unclean food prep area. We sat next to the area that allows you to see into the kitchen area. Filth. Tortilla chips were stored on the floor. My son's lemonade had slime... More

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