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Wave Bistro

#39 of 1,088 Restaurants in Omaha
Certificate of Excellence
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4002 N 144th St, Omaha, NE 68116-4206 (North of 144th and Maple)
+1 402-496-8812
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Omaha, Nebraska
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1,383 reviews
362 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 430 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were hungry and wanted to stop for a quick bite. We were treated by a very friendly staff and the food was very good, much better than expected.

Thank Emil T
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I absolutely loved this place! I had the lychee martini and it was wonderful. I also tried some kind of dynamite shrimp roll and spicy seafood with aioli. I would caution that my spicy was not at all spicy, but the food was amazing. The service was also wonderful. My waiter was friendly, helpful and professional. My water glass was... More 

Thank lawabider
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75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Have been here twice and the food is consistently good. I love the cashew crusted salmon filet and the food presentation is excellent. I have never been disappointed with the food here. You will be pleasantly surprised if you have never been here before.

Thank Creighton01
Mineola, Iowa
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Met my SO last night at Wave Bristo at 144 and Maple and had previewed the menu, so we order and got what we had planned. I had the Gumbo and GF had the Cashew crusted Salmon. As I was early ordered the dumplings and they were well prepared, ample serving and beautifully presented. I had the extra chili sauce... More 

Thank Big_Jim_D
Omaha, Nebraska
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This is a small family ran restaurant that serves quality, fresh food that is what I call Chinese Fusion. You can get your traditional Chinese fares here or some unique items. All done very, very well.

Thank 496jerry
Omaha, Nebraska
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Wave Bistro is a family-owned, upscale place that specializes in modern Asian-inspired cuisine. I've had dinner here several times and the quality of the food has always been very good. The owners and staff are also friendly and professional.

Thank fwilsecon
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Looks like an upscale Oriental eatery on the inside but prices are that of a fast food equivalent. Food is great. Lots of choices- vegetarian, pork, seafood, chicken etc. food prepared fresh and it looks so elegant. I had teriyaki chicken- a whole chicken breast sliced over broccoli. Lunch comes with entree rice (steamed or fried) soup or salad. The... More 

Thank Sue W
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We knew nothing about this restaurant and decided to stop. Service was friendly and great. Food was very good with great portions.

Thank bjftw
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193 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The down side: the szechwan chicken had way too many bell peppers which was not listed as an ingredient in the dish and lacked the spice that I associate with szechwan. The cashew crusted salmon did contain a few bones. Service can take some time. The good side: both dishes were good the salmon better than the chicken. The presentations... More 

Thank kardmania
Omaha, Nebraska
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I've driven by this place numerous times and never thought to check it out until this weekend. I can't believe I've been missing this restaurant! We started with delicious drinks from an extensive menu. We ordered crab cakes as an appetizer and they didn't disappoint. Loved them! I got the cashew crusted salmon (yummy) and my husband got the chicken... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4002 N 144th St, Omaha, NE 68116-4206
    (North of 144th and Maple)
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-496-8812
Asian Fusion Cuisine

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?