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Big Fred's Pizza Garden

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1101 S 119th St, Omaha, NE 68144-1601
+1 402-333-4414
11:00 am - 10:00 am
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Omaha, Nebraska
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229 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've only been to Big Fred's twice, and I will not be returning anytime soon. I've heard from several people I work with that Big Fred's is an amazing place to go. Maybe they meant somewhere else or haven't been there in a while. Either way, I don't need to go back to Big Fred's ever again. Both times I... More 

Thank Josh R
Eagan, Minnesota
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

Used to visit with college friends every weekend back in the 1970's prior to closing watching Fred and Rose at the end of the bar chat with their friends. Had a great time then, and the food I think is even better today. My wife and I visit here when we return to Omaha almost every time - Pizza is... More 

Thank eilertsson
Omaha, Nebraska
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

This is Omaha's go to place for Pizza. Fred Bruning started this place back in the 1950's and nothing has changed much, except his grandson runs it now. But, that is a good thing, the pizza is great, salads are huge, onion rings are to die for and you can bring a big group, make noise and make a mess... More 

Thank David F
Omaha, Nebraska
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220 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

I have been going to this place for years and have never had a bad meal here. Today, I had lunch with a friend and we ordered a medium hamburger and cheese pizza and an order of garlic bread. The garlic bread came out quickly and was done very well. Our pizza took a little longer, but it was worth... More 

Thank Hapkidodave
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Big Fred's is best known for its pizza, which is ok. I am not a huge fan of the Alfredo sauce pizza. The red pasta sauce didn't have much flavor either. I have tried the prime rib and it is good. Both tonight and other times we have gone our order has come out wrong and they fix it (bring... More 

Thank Suedester
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We used to eat at Big Fred's when I was a kid, so I was excited to take my family there when we were in town recently. Alas, the food doesn't quite match up to the childhood memories. We ordered three large pizzas: pepperoni, the combo, and the white/chicken pizza. Of the three, the pepperoni was the best; thin-style in... More 

Thank SRJMod
Scottsdale, Arizona
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to big Fred since day one and I always get the same consistent product that is how to run a restaurant management is present same product same good pizza onion rings etc. it's nice it's friendly and I always so enjoy coming back to pick her up I did try the onion

Thank victortango16
Lakewood, Colorado
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

We MUST eat at Big Fred's every time we visit Omaha. Best pizza and cheesebread. It's an Omaha legend.

Thank M B
Spring, Texas
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107 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Big Fred’s is a long time pizza joint in West Omaha. It was a regular when I lived in Omaha and is now a must on any trip back. The pizza is still wonderful! Dine in or carry out. If I can’t stay to dine in, I take a ½ baked pizza to go. Then I freeze it and carry... More 

Thank springmissy
Montclair, New Jersey
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Big Fred's is cool and not because it's trying to be. If you are a teenager or in your twenties or thirties or so and you want to know what life was like for your parents or grandparents (or at least what it was like to go out for some pizza) check it out. At Big Fred's you order by... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $15
Italian, Pizza, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 S 119th St, Omaha, NE 68144-1601
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-333-4414

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