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“Great Food, Great Scenery”
Review of Vivace - CLOSED

Vivace
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: S. 11th St.
Omaha, Nebraska
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86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Great Food, Great Scenery”
Reviewed March 19, 2014

Vivace is an Old Market landmark that consistently serves great food. They were serving local foods and farmer direct foods long before anyone else was. For some reason, they still do not advertise that important point. The menu is very, very extensive and there is something for anyone. They are very helpful to those with food allergies, such as gluten. My wife had the gluten free pasta and thought it was great. Their lamb and duck dishes here really stand out. People in our party said the fish and beef dishes were cooked to perfection. The appetizer menu is so large it is almost confusing to your stomach. The wine, beer and cordial selection is very good. This restaurant does not get the attention or respect it needs. The location is great for people watching in the Old Market. The outside patio is perfect for Summer meals.

  • Visited February 2014
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1 Thank Nicholas S
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English first
Yonkers, New York
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97 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“surprisingly good”
Reviewed March 18, 2014

We reluctantly dined here because our first choice restaurant was closed already. Fried calamari was fresh and delicious. Lasagna was certainly enough and tasty. The chicken marsala, while it wasn't what I was expecting, was very tasty Found this little gem at the Market. Certainly worth a visit!

Visited March 2014
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Thank NewYorkBobbie
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Omaha
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Nice Variety”
Reviewed March 4, 2014

I am gluten and dairy sensitive and they were able to accommodate my food allergies. We were with a group of 12 and everyone enjoyed their dinner. Extensive wine list. Highly recommend.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank D C
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Hong Kong / Columbus, OH
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119 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Pleasant Italian, lovely atmosphere”
Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

We came here with a client for dinner and was delighted with the evening. You can't usually go wrong with Italian, however bring in Nebraska I wasn't so sure about seafood. We started off with some calamari that was not exactly very impressive... I felt like I was just eating the crunchy crumbs from the fryer with no flavor to them.. they could have served it with a lemon also, but instead it only had a little dish of marinara that went quickly since it was the only flavor to the dish; not to mention how dry it was. I was debating between their dinner special with the duck breast and a salmon piccata for my main course, but went the safer side and had the salmon. The salmon was cooked perfectly!!! However the dish itself lacked flavors of the lemon and capers with white wine you would usually enjoy with a piccata. I had to salt it :(

So yeah, mediocre I'd say...

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Thank izuj
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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115 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Very enjoyable experience”
Reviewed February 9, 2014

Warm welcoming ambiance and friendly attentive staff. Wine list was extensive with a very good selection of Italian wines but could have done with a few more modestly priced choices. Food was excellent and overall a very enjoyable experience.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank lotr10
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