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Ahmad's Persian Cuisine

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1006 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2848
+1 402-341-9616
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“kebab” (14 reviews)
“rice” (19 reviews)
“banana slices” (3 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
1006 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2848
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant had been recommended by a good friend who is also an excellent cook. Unfortunately, until now they have been closed for vacation during the CWS. We stopped by and they promised to stay open a few days so we could eat there. So...More

Thank Jana T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place gives Persian food a bad name. Slow service, bland food, and half the stuff on the menu is. It Persian food at all.

Thank Agandcg
Reviewed May 2, 2018

I have been to Ahmeds a few times over the years. I have noticed the quality of the food has dropped off The place serves average food now. I wont be returning anytime soon.

Thank Damian D
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I enjoyed a wonderful vegan meal at Ahmad's (meat is available as well). The food was inexpensive and absolutely delicious! I highly recommend it!

Thank DrPiggy
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Absolutely amazing food! This is a small "hole in the wall" restaurant in the Old Market area of Omaha. We walked in around 9 pm, as they were slowly winding the place down. Asked if we could still grab a bite and the owner/chef replied...More

Thank I. Craig P
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our experience at Ahmad’s VERY much! Delicious food, prompt service and incredible ambiance! You must eat here!

Thank Jodi J
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Ahmad's provided all the things I was looking for as I was passing through Omaha. I had the kabob kubideh at the advice of the waitress, which I enjoyed very much. The flavor of the meat, tomato and rice combination was perfect. And I'm very...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed February 18, 2018

This is a small restaurant, but big on personality. We have never had Persian food before. I had the chicken dish Jujeh Khoresht. It was delicious and the portions were just right. The service was great. The waitress answered our questions and was very friendly....More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed December 21, 2017

This is a treat of a place, small but delicious menu as well as a restaurant, cooked by Ahmad hisself, the nicest man in the old market

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

I wasn't expecting to find Persian food in the heartland, what a treat! Service is awesome, the hostess makes you feels like you're a guest in her home. The menu is just mouth watering and it just smells wonderful in there. It's a small quaint...More

Thank David G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1006 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2848
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-341-9616
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