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La Buvette

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511 South 11th St, Omaha, NE 68102
(402) 344-8627
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 68
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Charming

This little French bistro/wine shop is long on charm, even if it is short on service. Don't come here in a hurry. Your patience with the "leisurely" and aloof service will be rewarded with delicious, reasonably priced food and wine. There is a lovely outdoor seating area, too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
lclarknj1
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Osceola, Wisconsin
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is a TREASURE!!!!!!!! The ambience is so amazing! It's like you've been transported to a little restaurant in a little city in France or Italy! The food is absolutely divine and the smells make you drool! We had the roasted chicken mashed potatoes and fresh green beans. Served with it was their fresh daily made on site breads served... More 

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Omaha
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We passed by La Buvette many times when heading to our regular Old Market haunts, but it outwardly it appeared expensive and highbrow so never stopped in. Then last Sunday night we were greeted by a friend who works there as we passed by, and he beaconed us inside. What a surprise! The atmosphere of the cafe is decidedly European... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Highly recommend this European-style cafe in the Old Market of Omaha. The food offered changes regularly if not daily and is A++. If you just want wine and a bite get the meat and cheese plate and pick out a bottle off the shelf inside, a really great value, not at full restaurant mark-up prices. This cafe does have an... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I love La Buvette. I think its the only place in Omaha to go to too have a somewhat authentic european eatery experience. The food is always delicious and never disappoints. Great atmosphere, location, and beautiful restaurant.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This little French bistro/wine shop is long on charm, even if it is short on service. Don't come here in a hurry. Your patience with the "leisurely" and aloof service will be rewarded with delicious, reasonably priced food and wine. There is a lovely outdoor seating area, too.

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Omaha
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I have been here many times, and we usually love this place, though the waiters are not always that pleasant, this was a special night of horror. The night started off with a very rude male waiter, who I asked about combining a couple tables together, and without even stopping to communicate, said, "that is not possible" and kept walking... More 

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baltimore, md
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

La Buvette pretends to be a French cafe, particularly with what it assumes to be Parisian service. In truth, the service is hostile, incompetent and scornful. We waited fo 15 minutes to receive a menu, another 20 to order and another to be told they were out of stew. No apologies, no suggestions and no answer as to why we... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Initially frosty waitress but lovely location and after a couple of good bottles of malbec a very pleasant evening. Service was good not exceptional. Range of wine reasonable and prices good. Great people watching spot.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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91 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Every time we return to Omaha to visit family, we eat dinner at La Buvette the night of our arrival. The food and service are excellent and we enjoy their wine selection. We would highly recommend La Buvette!!

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Toronto, Canada
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85 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This charming bistro-épicerie is to be found in the Old Market section of Omaha. The walls are covered with wines, spirits and delicacies of all kinds. The menu is short and the simple. Good charcuterie and rillettes that goes well with the outstanding home-made breads. The Lapin à la Moutarde, salmon salad and Blanquette de Veau were delicious. A Norman... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 511 South 11th St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: (402) 344-8627

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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