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Rice Bowl Chinese Restaurant

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505 N Saddle Creek Rd, Omaha, NE 68131-1745
+1 402-558-1222
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place. Fast and always fresh. I love to call ahead to order and its ready when I get there, even though I live only 5 mins away!

Thank Tara W
Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I visited the Rice Bowl for a little nostalgia. I've eaten at the Rice Bowl since 2006 when I started college. It is still affordable, fast and delicious. The food has always been cooked fresh and quickly. The service is second to none and makes for an enjoyable option for Chinese food.

Thank Alvin1914
Ravenna, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

My wife saw that the Rice Bowl had good reviews. The reviews are accurate. The building is a conversion from some kind of burger joint in the past. The food is very good, and the prices are very competitive. There is no difference between lunch and supper prices. Our waitress was very cordial and attentive. The food arrived faster than... More 

Thank 52scotte
Omaha, Nebraska
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Our order was taken very promptly and even better served very promptly and hot and fresh. I an't say it is a 5 star but easily a 4 star.

Thank DON9104
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

This place has been open ever since I was in medical school in 1998. My roommates and I would order take out three times a week after hitting the gym and before studying in the Library. I visit Rice Bowl every visit to Omaha and get the Imperial Chicken. I do this at least five times a year. Everyone I... More 

1 Thank D P
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68 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2013

It's good not great. You can get the family size which is huge. Egg rolls and dumplings are pretty decent. Very small place to dine. More of a to go place.

Thank Michael T
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2013

Got Chicken Chow Mein, Hunan Chicken and Kung Pao chicken, listed as spicy on their menu. Not a single one had any taste, just bland and the chicken wasn't even cooked well. To add salt to the injury( there was none in the food) I found hair in one of the boxes. Way to ruin your appetite!!

1 Thank Rayomaha
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2012

My family has loved Rice Bowl for years. Wait staff will always know your favorite dish and drink. The hot and sour soup is hands down the best anywhere. Food is reasonable and always quick and delicious. Don't forget to ask for a free frequent diner card, it is worth a free entree when full!

Thank jais4nu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2012 via mobile

Hey what can I say, the cops eat here. Omaha's best orange chicken, Omahas best dumplings. You can't go wrong at the Rice bowl. The only thing that's weird is their fried rice is a little strange, but I can overlook that for the quality and tastiness of their orange chicken.

Thank OmahaPorterhouse
Bancroft, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2012

Great food, quick service, friendly staff with great specials and prices! You can't go wrong with Rice Bowl, one of the best in Omaha!

Thank trevtnyc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 N Saddle Creek Rd, Omaha, NE 68131-1745
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-558-1222

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