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“Nebraska Italian Buffett at its finest”
Review of Valentino's

Ranked #569 of 1,344 Restaurants in Omaha
Cuisines: Pizza, Italian
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Nebraska Italian Buffett at its finest”
Reviewed July 11, 2012

Great variety at reasonable prices. I have taken many out of town friends there and all have enjoyed "Cornhusker" pizza with all the trimmings.

Visited June 2012
Thank John H
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English first
Kansas City, Missouri
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“The best pizza I've ever had”
Reviewed March 19, 2012

When I was in college in Lincoln 40 years ago we always had Valentinos Pizza for our Sunday dinner. Even though I now live 200 miles away its still my favorite pizza and I eat there whenever I'm in Lincoln or Omaha. My wife, kids, grandkids and nieces and nephews who have never lived in Nebraska all love it also and can't wait to eat there or to get some of their frozen pizza or pasta to take home.

Their traditional pizza has a thick crust with avery unique taste. The sauce is also very good and their pizzas always come with platy of good quality toppings. Besides the typically tomato based sauce they also offer some pizzas with an alfredo sauce instead.

This location has a buffet. It has multiple kinds of pizza, their other Italian items and many other things to choose from. They usually have one unique pizza on their buffet. the last time we were there they had a crab alfredo pizza.

Our favorite pizzas are the deluxe pepperoni which includes cream cheese and their hamburger and cream cheese pizza. I've never seen cream cheese on pizzas anywhere else and it makes a really delicious combination.

Visited March 2012
Thank huskergreg
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“Management is poor!!!!!!”
Reviewed April 4, 2011

Not only was the food disgusting, I overheard employees talking about how bad the management was. The manager yelled at them and treated them like they were stupid , the kid at the table next to ours said that when he applied and had a interview there they treated him like crap. If that's how they treat people I would love to see how they treat there food

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Thank Philliesgirl125
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183 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Kindof like a feeding trough. Lukewarm food, mediocre buffet.”
Reviewed June 26, 2009

Val's in Lincoln used to be the best pizza in Nebraska, this is a shallow memory of that great restaurant. Probably Ok if you have a little league team to feed as they don't care if the pizza is greasy and luke warm, the salad is limp and the pasta if chewy. The carryout/delivery pizza is ok but the quality is not as good as it was twenty years ago.

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Thank tachyonbb
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Omaha, Nebraska
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“Love the new decor! More options on buffet.”
Reviewed January 19, 2008

Love the new decor! More options on buffet.

Thank Splinter1
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