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Big Fred's Pizza Garden

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1101 S 119th St, Omaha, NE 68144-1601
+1 402-333-4414
11:00 - 10:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 10:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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Omaha, Nebraska
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is Omaha's go to place for Pizza. Fred Bruning started this place back in the 1950's and nothing has changed much, except his grandson runs it now. But, that is a good thing, the pizza is great, salads are huge, onion rings are to die for and you can bring a big group, make noise and make a mess... More 

Thank David F
Omaha, Nebraska
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208 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to this place for years and have never had a bad meal here. Today, I had lunch with a friend and we ordered a medium hamburger and cheese pizza and an order of garlic bread. The garlic bread came out quickly and was done very well. Our pizza took a little longer, but it was worth... More 

Thank Hapkidodave
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Big Fred's is best known for its pizza, which is ok. I am not a huge fan of the Alfredo sauce pizza. The red pasta sauce didn't have much flavor either. I have tried the prime rib and it is good. Both tonight and other times we have gone our order has come out wrong and they fix it (bring... More 

Thank Suedester
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We used to eat at Big Fred's when I was a kid, so I was excited to take my family there when we were in town recently. Alas, the food doesn't quite match up to the childhood memories. We ordered three large pizzas: pepperoni, the combo, and the white/chicken pizza. Of the three, the pepperoni was the best; thin-style in... More 

Thank SRJMod
Scottsdale, Arizona
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to big Fred since day one and I always get the same consistent product that is how to run a restaurant management is present same product same good pizza onion rings etc. it's nice it's friendly and I always so enjoy coming back to pick her up I did try the onion

Thank victortango16
Lakewood, Colorado
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We MUST eat at Big Fred's every time we visit Omaha. Best pizza and cheesebread. It's an Omaha legend.

Thank M B
Spring, Texas
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103 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Big Fred’s is a long time pizza joint in West Omaha. It was a regular when I lived in Omaha and is now a must on any trip back. The pizza is still wonderful! Dine in or carry out. If I can’t stay to dine in, I take a ½ baked pizza to go. Then I freeze it and carry... More 

Thank springmissy
Montclair, New Jersey
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Big Fred's is cool and not because it's trying to be. If you are a teenager or in your twenties or thirties or so and you want to know what life was like for your parents or grandparents (or at least what it was like to go out for some pizza) check it out. At Big Fred's you order by... More 

1 Thank GoodBrisket
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Even though it was a Friday night at 645 pm we had great service. We LOVE the garlic cheese bread. My daughter said she could eat that alone for dinner! The pizza was very hot and yummy. We will certainly come back !

Thank Jil F
West Des Moines, Iowa
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

The pizza and salad here are wonderful musts! I grew up in the Omaha area and have lived in Iowa for almost 20 years. I am back in the area a few times a month and make this a regular stop. The food has remained at a consistent high level of quality and taste for this entire time!! Love their... More 

Thank travelzak

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$15
Italian, Pizza, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 S 119th St, Omaha, NE 68144-1601
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-333-4414

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