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Bohemian Cafe

1406 South 13th St., Omaha, NE - (402) 342-9838
"Dumplings and kraut today at Bohemian Cafe" is the jingle this vintage eatery uses to boast of its true Czech cuisine, served in a cheerful beer-hall environment by waitresses in dirndl skirts.
89% Approval Rating (28 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Liver Dumpling Soup
Plum Dumplings
goulash
roast duck
Jaeger Schnitzel
Swiss Steak
sauerbraten
Breaded Pork Cutlet

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (3)
Roadfood.com Editor
"When we flew into Omaha, we headed straight for South 13th Street to have dumplings and kraut at the Bohemian CafĂ©. It was three in the afternoon, but we were hungry, and one of the best things about this old-time neighborhood restaurant is that once it opens at 11am, ..."   [Read More]
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Jim Dudlicek
August 08, 2008
"As someone of Czech stock who grew up on thick, brown food, I was anxious to visit the Bohemian Cafe. I discovered it during research for a business trip to Omaha. The decor was lively and the service outstanding, but I must say the food was a disappointment. It was ..."   [Read More]
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Seth Cagin
August 18, 2007
"In the culinary wasteland of Nebraska, the Bohemian Cafe is well worth visiting, particularly as it is a short distance off of I-80. The Eastern European food is so old-fashioned that I suspect you would be hard pressed to find anything like it in the Czech Republic, ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1406 South 13th St., Omaha, NE
(402) 342-9838

http://www.bohemiancafe.net

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:Yes
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Veal steaks in a rich wine and mushroom sauce is a hearty substantial meal usually enjoyed by those of
"Veal steaks in a rich wine and mushroom sauce is a hearty substantial meal usually enjoyed by those of "peasant stock.""
Dale Fine





This is the normal Wednesday special.
"This is the normal Wednesday special."
Darrin Quillen


Every meal at Bohemian Cafe should start with a traditional bowl of liver dumpling soup.
"Every meal at Bohemian Cafe should start with a traditional bowl of liver dumpling soup."
Cliff Strutz


The Czech goulash features tender chunks of meat in a delicious, dark sauce.
"The Czech goulash features tender chunks of meat in a delicious, dark sauce."
Cliff Strutz


The plum dumplings are baseball-sized and come four to an order.  Although listed as an entree, this is a very sweet dish and should be treated as a dessert.  Expect a full 30-minute wait for the kitchen to make it.
"The plum dumplings are baseball-sized and come four to an order. Although listed as an entree, this is a very sweet dish and should be treated as a dessert. Expect a full 30-minute wait for the kitchen to make it. "
Cliff Strutz


Fork-tender beef is in the middle; on the left is kraut, on the right, slices of dumpling.
"Fork-tender beef is in the middle; on the left is kraut, on the right, slices of dumpling."
Michael Stern


We removed this napkin from the table BEFORE dinner was served.  Vitame Vas means
"We removed this napkin from the table BEFORE dinner was served. Vitame Vas means "we welcome you.""
Michael Stern


The lyrics to the house theme song can be found right on the paper place mat.
"The lyrics to the house theme song can be found right on the paper place mat."
Cliff Strutz


Homey touches are everywhere.  An embroidery with the house motto hangs over the dining room.
"Homey touches are everywhere. An embroidery with the house motto hangs over the dining room."
Cliff Strutz


This is just a small portion of the Jim Beam commemorative decanters which line the hallway.
"This is just a small portion of the Jim Beam commemorative decanters which line the hallway."
Cliff Strutz


You don't have to be
"You don't have to be "Czech" to pay cash or credit."
Dale Fine


Since 1924, the Bohemian Cafe has been Omaha's favorite kraut-and-dumplings destination.
"Since 1924, the Bohemian Cafe has been Omaha's favorite kraut-and-dumplings destination."
Michael Stern


Bohemian Cafe is the place in Omaha for very hearty Czech/Nebraska cuisine.
"Bohemian Cafe is the place in Omaha for very hearty Czech/Nebraska cuisine."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle



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