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Jazz - A Louisiana Kitchen

#184 of 1,081 Restaurants in Omaha
Certificate of Excellence
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1421 Farnam St, Omaha, NE 68102-2202
+1 402-342-3662
11:00 - 00:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Omaha, Nebraska
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249 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I crave Cajun-style food every now and then, and never hope to equal the New Orleans' experience over the years. But this establishment in Omaha's Old Market area was disappointing. The oysters weren't as chilled as one would expect on ice. The gumbo lacked flavor. Red beans and rice, over-seasoned. Things just seemed uneven when we visited. I'm not sure... More 

Thank DEPOmaha
North Platte, Nebraska
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

The food was good but the service was very poor. They were not busy at all that night. We patiently waited to be seated the hostess was nice just took a while for him to even notice us staying there. When he sat us he said the bartender was are waiter....we waited for him to come greet us another couple... More 

Thank kennaz2016
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

5 of us went here for a birthday dinner. It was our first time there, but definitely not our last. They were VERY short staffed that night but our waiter (Mike?) made it worth the short wait. He was funny and made excellent recommendations for dinner. I had the chicken a la mer with succotash. I can't even begin to... More 

Thank EliSD80
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Really spicy jambalaya. Great atmosphere. Love the decor. Reminds of the NOLA lol. The wife and I enjoyed our visit here. Everyone should try it out.

Thank Whammons
Omaha, Nebraska
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194 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I would recommend jambalaya for appetizer and I usually get blackened tuna as it is excellent rare. Music is sometimes going on but not on this trip.

Thank Philip S
Riverton, Utah
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised to find authentic Cajun flavors this far from Louisiana. I probably ate more than I should have but everything from the boudain to the crawfish etouffee was mighty tasty. This may not be Louisiana, but these folks can see it from here.

Thank SWWelland
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

After a long day touring around Omaha by bike and foot, we were exhausted, and wanted to find a satisfying meal close to our hotel. We were pleased to find Jazz, as we love Cajun/Creole food. They didn't disappoint. The atomosphere is fun with great music, the service prompt and friendly, and all of us cleaned our plates. Were wishing... More 

Thank lopper
Omaha, Nebraska
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I am writing about Jazz again for only one reason. They have always had great food. But tonight we had just a great experience with a wonderful waiter. This young man could give lessons on how to make a customer feel valued, and be attentive. Nice, fast, covered every option, smiling, personable. What a nice way to enjoy a great... More 

Thank MarkinOmaha
Papillion, Nebraska
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This is an interesting place. They definitely have their strengths, but they also have some challenges. I went there with a group of 25-30 people. We were seated upstairs in an open area designed for this. The physical plant worked fairly well. The food at this restaurant is quite good. I had the blackened chicken. It had just the right... More 

Thank Dave G
Bellevue, Nebraska
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We went to Jazz to celebrate my birthday. I had never tried Creole fool & had always wanted to, but my husband does not like spicy food. For my birthday, however, he made an exception. I ordered the Crawfish Etouffee & Jambalaya & my husband (surprise, surprise) ordered a hamburger. I didn't take a photo because it wasn't really pretty...the... More 

Thank Clancy K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1421 Farnam St, Omaha, NE 68102-2202
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-342-3662
Live music Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights!

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