Sleep Inn & Suites Airport
2525 Abbott Dr.
Omaha, NE 68110
Phone: (402) 342-2525
Fax: (402) 342-9214
Anchor Inn is an open-air bar located in Omaha. The waterside ambiance goes well with the outdoor setting. There is a stage for bands to perform and benches are set all around the wooden raft-like floor. For those who wish to have some shade can opt for a seating under the tent. Food includes your routine American grub. Making complete use of the outdoors, the chef fixes up some great barbecues. With a drink in your hand coupled with the food and music, the Anchor Inn has it all for a relaxed night-out.
Located at Dodge Street, Nosh Wine Lounge is a great hang out spot. Wine lovers are treated with more than 100 wines to choose from. The bar includes, premium liquors and a unique mix of cocktails as well. The food served is delicious and much appreciated. The ambiance is relaxed and comfortable, and the service of the staff is friendly and attentive. They offer their space for private parties, dinners, events and functions. For more information and reservations, call ahead or visit their website.
If you are in the neighborhood and in the mood for steaks, Spencer's for Steak and Chops is the place to be at. The ambiance is soft lit, elegant and classy. They are known for their unique and well prepared steaks. But not only the steaks, the seafood is delicious too. They offer a full bar and a wide variety to choose from. They also offer their space for private events, functions and dinners. For more information and reservations, call ahead.
Club Irie has earned itself the honor of being one of the newest and most popular hang out in town. This restaurant cum club has a diverse menu to its name serving some lip-smacking food like gourmet macaroni and lettuce wraps to name a few. The alcohol here is flowing across several bars and the people here are swaying on the dance floor. The decor here is very classy and the crowd very vibrant. You can also book a VIP section for private space. So be it dining or even clubbing, Club Irie is the place to be. Call ahead for more information.
This "New York Style Chop House" in the Old Market offers ala carte dining at very high prices. Start with Steak Tartar, sliced tomato and onion salad or Caesar Salad. Diners choose meat from a cart filled with various cuts of USDA Prime Graded Beef. Side dishes include sautéed mushrooms, creamed garlic spinach and Blue Cheese potatoes. The dining room is more casual than you would expect from such a pricey restaurant.
This Old Market favorite features a lively atmosphere and fun décor. The menu offers a variety of pizzas, sandwiches, pastas and salads, and the full bar stocks 110 different beers. The loud, spirited ambiance is perfect for adults and kids. The restaurant even gives children their own new pack of four crayons for entertainment. A separate room filled with pool tables often hosts billiards tournaments.
Located in Omaha's historic Old Market, this ultra-popular downtown spot is where the action is. The sleek, black-and-white interior is dominated by an island-style bar stocked with an extensive selection of wines, a slew of domestic and imported beers, and a seemingly endless array of exotic cocktails. The regular menu is far from ho-hum, with big salads, tasty sandwiches and light entrees. The specialty menu changes nightly. Reservations are highly recommended.
Mr. Toad's Pub is a favorite of locals and tourists alike. Upon entering, you feel like you are in an old English pub. There are two rooms: one with a big wooden bar and several tables and chairs, the other with a grand piano in one corner and shelves filled with leather-bound books lining the walls. Large windows look out onto Howard Street, the Old Market main drag. The outdoor patio is the place to be on a hot summer evening. Omaha's Luigi Waites plays live jazz every Sunday night.
Omaha's only Persian restaurant, one of only a handful in the region, offers fine Middle Eastern dining. A small, intimate dining room dressed in bright blue walls and ornate tapestries and linens features wide windows that open to a street-side view of the Old Market. The outdoor patio offers one of the best alfresco dining rooms in the city. The Persian menu features chicken, seafood and lamb entrees, in addition to a wide range of kabob selections.
An Old Market favorite, the Indian Oven offers the delicious foods of India in a sleek, open dining atmosphere. They also offer an outdoor seating for a pleasant meal. Some of the items on the menu include Mixed Tandoori, Lamb Malabar, Chicken Vindaloo and a full offering of appetizers, soups and breads. For a real treat, try the Mulligatawny Soup, a sumptuous blend of pureed lentils, rice, chicken and spices. A full and varied wine list and impeccable service also highlight the experience. Call ahead for reservations.
If you are full-blooded Irish, or merely Irish at heart, you will enjoy this green-themed pub in the Old Market. This spot is located underground; just look for the sign and the green Blarney Stone. Descend the stairs to sample more than 100 beers, live Irish music and excellent bar food. Try the Pub Burger with chips and soup. The atmosphere is comfortable with a long wooden bar and a separate room to accommodate the band.
This elegant "members only" restaurant offers traditional cuisine including burgers, sandwiches, pastas and salads. A favorite is the Original Thunderbird Salad ($6.50, $8.50) with crab, shrimp or smoked turkey. Entrees range from $15-25. If you are visiting Omaha or thinking about joining the club, you can get a "One Night Stand" card, which allows you and your guests to eat at the club without a membership. Free parking is available at the Doubletree Hotel and the garage at 17th and Dodge Streets.