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Ahmad's Persian Cuisine

1006 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2848
+1 402-341-9616
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“kebab” (14 reviews)
“rice” (19 reviews)
“banana slices” (3 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1006 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2848
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Ahmeds a few times over the years. I have noticed the quality of the food has dropped off The place serves average food now. I wont be returning anytime soon.

Thank Damian D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I enjoyed a wonderful vegan meal at Ahmad's (meat is available as well). The food was inexpensive and absolutely delicious! I highly recommend it!

Thank DrPiggy
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Absolutely amazing food! This is a small "hole in the wall" restaurant in the Old Market area of Omaha. We walked in around 9 pm, as they were slowly winding the place down. Asked if we could still grab a bite and the owner/chef replied...More

Thank I. Craig P
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our experience at Ahmad’s VERY much! Delicious food, prompt service and incredible ambiance! You must eat here!

Thank Jodi J
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Ahmad's provided all the things I was looking for as I was passing through Omaha. I had the kabob kubideh at the advice of the waitress, which I enjoyed very much. The flavor of the meat, tomato and rice combination was perfect. And I'm very...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is a small restaurant, but big on personality. We have never had Persian food before. I had the chicken dish Jujeh Khoresht. It was delicious and the portions were just right. The service was great. The waitress answered our questions and was very friendly....More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This is a treat of a place, small but delicious menu as well as a restaurant, cooked by Ahmad hisself, the nicest man in the old market

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 6 December 2017 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 1 December 2017

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
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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