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V. Mertz Restaurant

#31 of 1,089 Restaurants in Omaha}
€€€€American, International,
1022 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2815
+1 402-345-8980
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
1022 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2815
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

V. Mertz is a fine dining restaurant, tucked inside a courtyard in the Old Market section of Omaha. I had the Red Snapper, it was flavorful and delicious.

Thank tony G
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We recently moved to Omaha, and were looking for a nice high quality restaurant. We found it! We liked the ambiance, the service, the food and the wine selection. Our meal was on par with many high end restaurants we have dined in while living...More

Thank VRJL
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I was surprised a restaurant of this caliber was not higher up on the list. It is also not an easy find. No one at the hotel, or our driver even heard of it. And it's been around for dozens of years! Located downstairs in...More

Thank BethlehemPaUSA
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Hard to find, in the lower level and to the back of the building, but worth getting to. We shared three courses. The charcuterie was generous portions of several cured meets, with a nice mustard and sweet mayo on the side. Also included a very...More

Thank dmarkiowa
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Did not eat here. Stopped for a beer and sat in their sidewalk area. Server was indifferent, slow, ho-hum, too cool to work for a living, apparently. Three of the beers we ordered they were out of. I'll give them another chance sometime, but this...More

Thank dave f
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Went here on our last day of a business trip for something different. They have an amazing wait staff, great variety (with full 5 star flavor and presentation), a professional or romantic atmosphere, and a nice wine selection. I highly recommend it to anyone looking...More

Thank jjhilgers
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I'm here in Omaha once a month for work, traveled all day and just wanted a nice, relaxing meal. I try to only eat at local restaurants, supporting the local economies. Upon entering your EMPTY restaurant this evening for my reservation, I was told I...More

2  Thank PJDS85
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This was a nice way to end my trip. A nice quit dinner. I eat at the bar which was nice to talk to the bartender. I did their tasting meal with wine. It was such a great meal and relaxing.

Thank maryjo94
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

With new chef Jacob Newton, V. Mertz has skyrocketed again, after a lull, to my favorite Omaha restaurant. Inventive plates with an explosion of surprising yet pleasing flavors. Every bite was a delight. From a chicken liver mousse paired with a rhubarb tartlet for an...More

Thank JaymioLO
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

What an experience! The staff does an amazing job of making a meal special and the flavors were incredible! My favorite thing about the dinner was our waiter's knowledge of the food and drink. He told us where our food came from that week, gave...More

Thank Justin I
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Maggie M
8 April 2017|
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Response from JamieW2424 | Reviewed this property |
It's nice for a special occasion and check Groupon too. We paid $60 for $100 worth of food and our bill was about $130 total. So we paid about $100 or just under. That was drinks, dessert and an appetizer, if you don't... More
David P
29 September 2015|
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Response from kardmania | Reviewed this property |
They do not have a restrictive dress code; you are apt to see a wide variety of attires. Jeans are fine as long as you feel fine wearing them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$60
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1022 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2815
    (11th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-345-8980
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