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Wave Bistro

#32 of 1,065 Restaurants in Omaha
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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4002 N 144th St, Omaha, NE 68116-4206 (North of 144th and Maple)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We knew nothing about this restaurant and decided to stop. Service was friendly and great. Food was very good with great portions.

Thank bjftw
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The down side: the szechwan chicken had way too many bell peppers which was not listed as an ingredient in the dish and lacked the spice that I associate with szechwan. The cashew crusted salmon did contain a few bones. Service can take some time. The good side: both dishes were good the salmon better than the chicken. The presentations... More 

Thank kardmania
Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

I've driven by this place numerous times and never thought to check it out until this weekend. I can't believe I've been missing this restaurant! We started with delicious drinks from an extensive menu. We ordered crab cakes as an appetizer and they didn't disappoint. Loved them! I got the cashew crusted salmon (yummy) and my husband got the chicken... More 

Thank TakeMeToCabo
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

OMG! We were here on Mother's Day evening. I had almond crusted salmon. I have ordered salmon in just about every restaurant in Omaha. This is the best I've ever had!! My husband ordered the Orange Chicken. Also very good. You must try this restaurant !!!

Thank mrhusker
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

We have been going to this comfortable relatively small dining spot for 10 or more years. The menu is what many call Asian Fusion but do not confuse it with typical Asian or Oriental food. The menu is somewhat limited but everything we have tried has been very good. Our favorite is the pecan crusted salmonwhich, in our opinion, is... More 

Thank WVUgraduate
Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016

Food is excellent! Atmosphere is so cool and makes the dining experience special. James was working and he is so nice and good to talk to. His expertise adds to the experience. Can't wait to go back.

Thank bjtjbook
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Always terrific food, reasonably priced, polite and attentive service, not overly pretentious. You will be surprised when you find this gem as you drive into the Home Depot parking lot!

Thank Jenni B
Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

We drove to Northwest Omaha to try Wave. Food, Service and Beverages were top notch. Ordered the specials - Curry Beef Ribs and Seafood Combination. Both were under 20.00 and excellent tasting. We will be back ! Wish we had a place like this close to us - Just in case Wave want to expand.

Thank AnyCabernet
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic dinner for two with the best fish dishes we have had in Omaha in a long time. My sea bass was cooked perfect and you could tell it was very fresh. The crab cakes we chunks of seasoned crab meat with a delicious sauce. Service was excellent and I wanted to compliment the entire staff on attentive service. They... More 

Thank Vernon B
Omaha, NE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

This place has it figured out! With a low occupancy rating of about 75 guests they have created an intimate dining setting in a strip shop setting. When they say it's Asian fusion food, this is truly perfectly described and lives up to it. It's not the traditional "Chinese" food you get in a typical square take out box, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4002 N 144th St, Omaha, NE 68116-4206
    (North of 144th and Maple)
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: 402-496-8812
Asian Fusion Cuisine

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