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Hector's

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1201 S 157th St, Omaha, NE 68130
(402) 884-2272
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Customers are always annoying

Every time we go there it seems that the employees are bothered that they have to work. It feels that they don't want you there. The food is good, but if you want a special order, such as hold the olives or no beans don't expect your order to be correct....ever.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Mary Z
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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169 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Very good venue, but I prefer the smaller original one off of 84th. The night I was here the waiter was very preoccupied with a conversation with the kitchen staff. The food and drinks were excellent.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The food is awesome and the service is good. I like the prices here. I had the fish tacos and the fish was really fresh and well cooked

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Omaha, Nebraska
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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Every time we go there it seems that the employees are bothered that they have to work. It feels that they don't want you there. The food is good, but if you want a special order, such as hold the olives or no beans don't expect your order to be correct....ever.

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Omaha NE
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Just went to Hector's for lunch. WOW!! I had an enchilada combo, which was fabulous. Great flavors, good portions. Our server was attentive and polite. Very relaxing atmosphere. I prefer this location out west. Service was slow, but I preferred it that way. We were not rushed. I was able to enjoy conversation with my friends and really enjoy a... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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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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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Omaha, Nebraska
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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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84 restaurant reviews
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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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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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Address: 1201 S 157th St, Omaha, NE 68130
Phone Number: (402) 884-2272
Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 1201 S 157th St, Omaha, NE 68130
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: (402) 884-2272

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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