Econo Lodge West Dodge
7833 W. Dodge Rd.
Omaha, NE 68114
Phone: (402) 391-7100
Fax: (402) 391-7100
Wonderful food and a fun atmosphere make this restaurant a popular choice. Hidden away in a strip mall, Jams offers delightful meals packed with flavor and ingredients. Try a Coconut Chicken Salad, Texas Chopped Salad with chicken with steak, Skyscraper Veggie Sandwich or steak sandwich. Dinner specials change daily. Jams is small and popular, so arrive early. Reservations are accepted for parties of six or more. The upscale crowd and tight quarters are not conducive to children.
Zio's offers thin, hand-tossed, New York-style pizza that are piled with fresh toppings. Think of the most unorthodox pizza topping combinations and the people at Zio's will probably be able to make it for you. Pizza can be ordered by the whole pie or by the slice. This casual pizzeria also offers calzones, submarine sandwiches, pasta and salad.
Everyone is Irish at this festive pub. Wood paneling and big, sturdy tables and booths make this the place to pull up a chair and hang out with your friends. Beers and whiskeys from Ireland are the favorite here; there is even a separate whiskey menu. The food is better than average with beer battered Galloway Bay Fish and Chips, the Pub Classic Sandwich, Jameson Whiskey Steak and Lemon Pepper Salmon. Live Irish music adds to the fun.
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu-their cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.
California Rolls, sushi and box lunches are among the specialties here. Menu favorites include beef teriyaki, chicken teriyaki and udon, a flavorful noodle soup served with Tempura Shrimp or Mountain Vegetables. Multiple combinations of sushi or rolls can be ordered from your table or from the sushi bar. California Rolls and Tuna Sushi are the most popular choices.
If you have a hankering for seafood this is the place to go. Red Lobster has a wide variety of good eats for the whole family. Various appetizers, special entrees, drinks and desserts ensure a menu with something for just about anybody. Lunch and dinner menus include shrimp, soups and salads, seafood platters, chicken, steak, and pasta. For calorie-counters, choose from the LightHouse Menu, which highlights dishes that won't cause you to tip the scales. A Kid's Menu is available with fine fare for the little ones like chicken fingers and mac & cheese. Be sure to save room for a scrumptious dessert. Gift Cards are available as a great gift for the seafood lover.
"When Adam first met Eve, That's When the Blues Started," or so it says in bright neon letters across one wall of this popular midtown joint. Voted "Best BBQ and Live Music Venue" numerous times by local media, this spot offers outstanding food, including slow cooked ribs , BBQ chicken, Ten Hour BBQ Smoked Brisket and a terrific Smoked Chicken Cobb Salad. The mood here is definitely upbeat, with aluminum-topped tables, concrete floors and live music every weekend.
Big leafy salads, fresh sandwiches, fluffy omelets, homemade desserts and unique beverages make this a fun place to relax with an iced spiced tea and chat the day away. Try the popular Chicken Tortellini Salad, Crab and Cheddar Grill Sandwich, Custer Sandwich or Walnut Chicken Salad. A large bakery counter commands the front entrance tempting visitors with everything from cheesecakes to hand-cut, hand-decorated seasonal cookies. This is a great place to host a business meeting, bridal luncheon or Sunday brunch.
The Strauss Performing Arts Center is located in the campus of the University of Nebraska. The University's music department functions from this beautifully maintained complex and an equally fine venue for live concerts and performing arts. The Center is famous for hosting several musical performances and ballets. The Omaha Symphony regularly performs at this venue. The venue is an important arena for the College's art scene.
Japanese cuisine is what you will find at this north central mainstay. The shrimp and vegetable tempura is tops—light, crunchy and tasty. Other favorites include Beef Sukiyaki and Chicken Teriyaki. Choose a table in the main dining room festooned with classic Japanese decor or a private tea room with low-seated tables and kimono-clad server. Do not forget to visit the downstairs lounge. The decor is "Early Japanese Kitsch" with fish tanks, velvet paintings and some of the smoothest Mai Tais around. This place opens from Monday to Saturday at 5pm.
Locals flock to this casual steakhouse for their Whiskey Steak, prime rib and other classic cuts. Not in a steak mood? Try the king crab leg dinner, which is a platter overflowing with big, meaty legs. All dinner entrees include potatoes, vegetables, bread and the freshest salad bar around. Rustic wooden tables, cowboy prints, low lighting and a flickering fireplace set the intimate atmosphere. The bar is especially inviting, with great service and an extremely generous pour.