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Ahmad's Persian Cuisine

1006 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2848
+1 402-341-9616
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“kabob” (9 reviews)
“hummus” (11 reviews)
“rice” (17 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1006 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2848
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn't expecting to find Persian food in the heartland, what a treat! Service is awesome, the hostess makes you feels like you're a guest in her home. The menu is just mouth watering and it just smells wonderful in there. It's a small quaint...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a business visit to Omaha, I popped by Ahmad's for a quick bite. The restaurant was fairly empty with just one other table occupied. The lunch menu was a bit on the limited side and I went in for a Jujeh Kabob. This was...More

Thank Adesitraveller
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

My wife stopped in for a late dinner. The restaurant is small and cozy. The smells coming from the kitchen enhanced our experience. The owner served us recommending the hummus and baba ganoush with triangles of flat bread. A great way to begin your dining...More

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Disclaimer: I've know Ahmad for something like thirty years. Review is fair and impartial. With that said, I can't find fault. Food is always prepared fresh. I especially enjoy good weather to sit outside, but once a chill in the air sets in, the food...More

Thank Randy K
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We chose Ahmad's after a walk-about the Old Market. The surroundings were pleasant and our young waitress quite assertive. There was no air conditioning (not sure if it was broken or if there never is any). Plenty of fans so it was comfortable enough, but...More

Thank travelingmv
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Ahmad's Persian Cuisine has been in business at the same Omaha Old Market location for 27 years. Our lunch there today highlighted three reasons for this restaurant's success: excellent Persian entrees, warm Persian hospitality, and Ahmad's own enthusiasm for his cuisine. Many will order his...More

Thank tampatowers
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Quaint and charming little place in the Old Market. Ahmad and his family charming and serving authentic Persian food! The night I went I had the place all to myself. I ordered the Baba ganoush , for my appetizer and the Chicken Tehran dish for...More

Thank southbeachbodies
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I was in town celebrating with my friend who is from Iraq who had wanted to go to a middle eastern restaurant...she hadn't been to any since she arrived here 6 months ago. The owner of this restaurant was so kind and made a point...More

1  Thank Sara S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We approached Ahmad's, and unknowingly asked Ahmad's family what Persian Cuisine tasted like. Which that, they went and got Ahmad himself, who tended to our every need. The food and service were excellent, the price was reasonable, and the outside seating area was perfect. We...More

1  Thank Teesie28385
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I arrived about 5:15, not aware that they did not open until 5:30. Ahmad - the owner invited me to sit, set -up and outside table, got me a drinks and took my order before they opened. The food was interesting "Beef Keimeh", chucks of...More

Thank M_King111
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1006 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2848
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-341-9616
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