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“DISGUISTING” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Charlie's On The Lake

Charlie's On The Lake
4150 S 144TH St, Omaha, NE 68137-1013
(402) 894-9411
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Ranked #307 of 1,115 Restaurants in Omaha
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
omaha
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35 reviews 35 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“DISGUISTING”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

first of all the hostess was rude, and the waitress didnt come for a while! we were not the only people to be shocked at how rude the hostess was. this place used to be fairly nice, but there is no ambiance here! even in the dining room you are dining with big empty liquor bottles as decor! it looks like a frat brother decorated this while drunk. ok so try to ignore that. just me and my husband having a nice evening w no kids right? uggh. so no biggy but the bread comes cold in a bag and i mean cold. the salad is on a plate too smal for the salad so the second you fork it half of it falls off. how stupid. NOW FOR DINNER; lobster boiled!??! pale albino white without a speck of seasoning or broiling. a rubber mess. i paid this? for the worst lobster i've had in my life. it made me gag. the outside of my prime rib was good. the inner 90% was gummie, then just blood. husbands meal was no better. the thought of this place makes me sick

  • Visited November 2011
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Omaha, Nebraska
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Best value on top shelf martinis / delicious tuna appetizer”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

If you're looking for a low key spot to meet with friends, but want top-of-the-line food and drink, this is the spot. Charlie's bakes their bread fresh and serves it hot. Their tuna appetizer is tender, fresh, seared just right, cubed and served with dipping sauces. Paired with a loaf of bread, it's plenty for 4 to share or a healthy dinner for 1. Their martinis are made with top shelf gin or vodka and are value sized (share it if you're driving...). No loud music, comfortable booths, and friendly staff, make this the perfect spot in the neighborhood for an evening with friends. (Oh, and their regular menu rocks!)

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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77 reviews 77 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Best Fish in Omaha”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

Unique martini menu. Best variety of fish in metro!!

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St. louis
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19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“My parents favorite place.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

I have been to Charlies when visiting my parents several times. This time the entire family went..16 of us. We had a reservation. Our server, Jody I think, did a wonderful job. Those who got any seafood dish were very happy. The steak lovers thought there was a bit too much fat. I had the crabcakes and would order them again. Another dish, Jackson pasta, is also great! Looks like they are remodeling for more outdoor space..that will be nice. My parents love that they take a reservation, can handle large groups and the seafood is good.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“order the shrimp plate!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

I love seafood, especially shrimp and am very picky. It was absolutely delicious. I like how they sprinkled them with bread crumbs of some sort. Service was great and was an excellent evening!

  • Visited May 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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