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Rivera's Mexican Restaurant

#170 of 1,086 Restaurants in Omaha
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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12047 Blondo St, Omaha, NE 68164-3905
+1 402-932-1381
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Today
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Omaha
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193 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a crab enchilada that was delicious. Real Crab. No Shell. Great Sauce. The shell was like a french crepe. The sides were also way above typical. The tacos, chips, and dips were good as well. Good service. Fair Value.

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Thank kardmania
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The $8 guacamole reminded me of the pouches you can buy at Costco. Smooth and flavorless. Side of partially grilled veggies swimming in a lake of cheap oil. Crushed tortilla chips. Yucca

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Thank Byron M
Omaha, Nebraska
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We ordered some of our usual favorites, and then asked if there was anything new. That could be the smartest thing we have ever done. The special was Lamb Chuletas, which are lamb chops (seriously, the most tender, flavorful lamb chops I have ever eaten) on deconstructed black bean tamales with a chipotle sauce, and served with street corn. This... More 

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Thank MaryPoff
1 review
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The food here is so good it is one of my favorite places!!! I highly recommend the Carne asada or the stake tacos

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Thank marie0728
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We got there about 6 and had a 25 minute wait according to the host, but were seated in 15. The place was busy and it seems to be "par for the course" every time I've been there. They've expanded since the last time I was there. The wait staff were friendly yet busy. The food was good. We had... More 

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1 Thank Gary K
Omaha, Nebraska
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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Drinks were good, but the food is not traditional Mexican but a gourmet take on the normal dishes. It's too overdone,and very pricey, we won't go back.

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1 Thank Amy M
Dallas
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112 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Came here about a month ago and enjoyed our lunch and then came back last Wednesday. I guess there's a system to the restaurant that I'm now learning. Unlike Mexican restaurants in Dallas, the chips and salsa do not immediately come out....you have to order first.....or you pay for the chips and salsa!! Ok, that's fine!! We all ordered our... More 

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1 Thank tracyMdallas
Dallas
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112 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We are building an office very close to Rivera's and had lunch here today! We are from Texas so always looking for a good Mexican Restaurant as we travel. The food was very good and the service outstanding!!! I would highly recommend for anyone to have a meal here!! We will be back!!

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1 Thank tracyMdallas
Omaha, Nebraska
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163 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I love their seafood enchildas! All their food is wonderful as you can tell by the long lines outside! they added space next door but be prepared to wait!

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1 Thank Laura H
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132 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Has good TA reviews, but I was not impressed. Service was slow. Maybe we got stuck in that no mans land where the wait staff don't know whose table it is. I ordered the Bo Pork enchilada. It was not marked with a pepper so was very surprised at the heat. Definitely on the spicy side, think it was on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12047 Blondo St, Omaha, NE 68164-3905
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-932-1381
Description
Good Mexican food in West Omaha

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?