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In love with “the Market”

My dad drought me to the old Market as a teen and I’ve been in love with the area ever since. Cool... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
325gregp
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Happy Hour

Excellent area in downtown Omaha. Lots of shops and very unique restaurants. Clean, safe well... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
dougsT3608TW
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Omaha preserves its historic place in time in this historic section of town where visitors can stroll along the cobbled streets and explore the many preserved buildings.
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1000 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2815
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My dad drought me to the old Market as a teen and I’ve been in love with the area ever since. Cool specialty shops, hip bars & restaurants with a great local art scene. I lived in the market and throughly enjoyed it. Strolling around...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 325gregp
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent area in downtown Omaha. Lots of shops and very unique restaurants. Clean, safe well lighted area, plenty of parking.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dougsT3608TW
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old Market is a collection of shops and restaurants. Cobblestone streets and converted loft space. Parts of it almost have a New Orleans / French Quarter feel to it. Many Omaha icons of varying quality (but icons nonetheless) are still located here - Spaghetti...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mgC5352TQ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not good for anyone who is unsteady on their feet. There’s a cobblestone street that’s pretty rough and also the sidewalks had not been cleared well after a big snow a couple weeks earlier, so the snow has been well compacted into ice. Lots of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank phd069
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old market had a selection of any and everything to do and try. We walked around all the shops. Staff were so nice except for a wine place. They were rude and we left which was sad because we would have loved to buy wine...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Livinexperiences319
Reviewed 1 week ago

Before the show, we select a restaurant to have supper. Nicola's is a favorite! There is a restaurant for all tastes. Plenty of ethnic choices along with American standards. Mr. Toad's is our goto for a quiet drink after dinner.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank fizicsisphun
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to visit during the Christmas season. Beautiful lights and the shops are opened with great decorations. The young children would love it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Charlie V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very great shops and restaurants along this street that make it a very unique feature of the whole town and a great meeting spot.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Leslie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cute area with fun and unique shops and restaurants. Definitely worth a stop while in Omaha. Would go back again.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trace7000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to take the kids and check out the Christmas lights!!! Lots of great places to eat! Awesome shops!

Date of experience: November 2018
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taraelyssa2
June 12, 2018|
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Response from prek176 | Reviewed this property |
Look up the webpage for Old Market (I wasn't able to paste it here). It does mention a place that rents wheelchairs. Good luck!
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AirRika
February 13, 2018|
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Response from Paul L | Reviewed this property |
I believe 8to 9 on weekdays and 10 on weekends
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Tony M
September 27, 2017|
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Response from laura78299 | Reviewed this property |
The Old Market area is basically located in downtown Omaha. It consist of a variety of stores, restaurants and some lodging. The stores open at 9 am or 10 am.
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Austin129
Iowa & Omaha Long Weekend (3 Replies)
My girlfriend and I are planning a short 4 day 3 night road trip from our home in Wisconsin through Iowa to Omaha to knock of two more states on our way to 50. Looking for any recommendations or must do's that we aren't already planning on doing. Dinner recommendations? We like state park/outdoor areas, architecture, & photography if that helps. Current Itinerary: Day 1: Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium Maquoketa Caves State Park Dinner at Zombie Burger Lab - Des Moines Sleep...More
March 28, 2017|
Response frombohemianparrothead|
Hi Austin - RE Omaha - Don't miss Lauritzen Gardens. For two dines - Old Market area; Plank. For the other; Pitch Pizzaria for sure. Have a great trip!
Amanda_Hugnkisss_
Chicago
Hotels near Dundee or Old Market that allow smoking? (1 Replies)
I know it's a filthy, disgusting habit. But I am traveling to Omaha this weekend and would like to stay in a decent hotel that would allow me to partake of my nasty vice while indoors. Any suggestions are appreciated!
January 14, 2010|
Response fromtourist2|
All NE restaurants are smoke-free indoors. Some of them sit up a smoking section outside in nice weather.
Sarah S
Gayville, South Dakota, United States
Birthday Weekend for 14 yr old (7 Replies)
Planning a weekend trip with my other half & 14 year old son. Going to see concert at Century Link Center on first night. Looking for suggestions other than the zoo to fill the weekend. Suggestions of local favorites welcome. Don't want to break the bank either. We all feel like we have seen the Old Market, so what else is there?
March 11, 2013|
Response fromgrayhorse89|
Hi there ! Well my first thought is that when I was 14 I would have loved to visit the Strategic Air and Space museum in Ashland, NE just a short distance from Omaha on I-80. All manner of military aircraft and some rocketry are displayed indoors. Educational exhibits / movies. Most 14 year olds would probably find things like the Joslyn Art museum and the Durham Western Heritage Museum boring, I know I would have then but I like them now. Depending on when you are here - the Omaha...More