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4150 S 144th St, Omaha, NE 68137-1013
(402) 894-9411
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Omaha, Nebraska
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91 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While Charlie's kind of specializes in fish and seafood, it does offer meat choices, including a very nice prime rib. I had a hard time deciding what to order because so many things sounded so delicious. I settled on escargot as an appetizer and then another appetizer - mussels - as a main course. Both were outstanding and served with... More 

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Thank Linda S
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I eat here on a regular basis for lunch. They do a really good job. Never had a bad meal yet. Had a stuffed shrimp special the other day with creamed spinach that was outstanding. Sometimes the lunch serving size is a little small but that works well for me.

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Thank Scott V
Omaha, Nebraska
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149 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great seafood menu at Charlie's, and the atmosphere is inviting. Relaxed fine dining. Food was great with excellent presentation, but service was so-so. Three couples dining; separate checks were assessed a 20% automatic tip. That would be fine if the service lived up to it, but the server was not familiar with the menu, didn't offer any advice, and was... More 

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Thank lheadley
Olathe, United States
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Amazing food! We had the T-bone with Shrimp wrapped in bacon, and it was very good. Waiter was great (ask for Calem). He kept our drinks full, checked on us regularly without being intrusive. Beautiful restaurant. Wish we could have eaten outside, on the patio, but it was too hot that night. It is a bit pricey, but the food... More 

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Thank Tina O
Clarendon Hills, Illinois
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The food was just average. No wow factor. Service was fine. I was particularly disappointed that I could not substitute the carb with an alternative. It couldn't be that difficult. They just can't be bothered.

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1 Thank Mary W
Saline, Michigan
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

$20 Alaskan king crab lunch was delicious. Had a turtle cheese cake for desert. Excellent service from Kiki and staff. If you order desert, know that it serves two. I couldn't finish mine. If your only negative is the servings are bigger than you expected... It's a good day. I'll visit again and recommend to anyone passing thru Omaha.

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Thank our5boys
Omaha, NE
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141 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

The service was fantastic, but the fish was just eh. We skipped the fish fry to visit Charlie's. We won't make that mistake again. My grouper didn't look like any grouper I'd ever had (it's my fave, so I've had a lot) - thin, wimpy fillets. It was over-seasoned, which was added to the weirdness of the dinner. Husband's breaded... More 

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1 Thank HootCheech
Wichita, KS
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181 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

A broad menu provides a lot of selection. We had several different entrees and all were very good. Service was great and prices are reasonable. The cheesecake is the best.

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Thank b2buck
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Haven't been for a while, glad to have gone back when we did!! Service was awesome, food was superb, martinis are still the best in town! Can't wait for patio season!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Bellevue, Nebraska
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Came to Charlie's about a year ago and our experience was not great... But we gave it another try... BAD IDEA!!! Waited 20 minutes for our Martinis because the server said they were out of Martini glasses. Looked around at empty tables with empty Martini glasses, but OK!!! Waited 30 minutes to order our food, our waiter was attending to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4150 S 144th St, Omaha, NE 68137-1013
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: (402) 894-9411

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