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La Buvette

#32 of 1,086 Restaurants in Omaha
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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511 S 11th St, Omaha, NE 68102-2929
+1 402-344-8627
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 22:00
Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked in to check out the wine shop. We asked a person who was having lunch about the food. He said it was fantastic. We did not have time that day but we went back. Wow. It is a delight in a city of ordinary food. We had the scallops and the duck egg gratin. Both were prepared perfectly,... More 

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Thank Traveler445
Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have traveled all over this world but we were truly blown away by the quality, diversity, and value of this wonderful establishment. My wife and I dined here twice on a Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Amazingly in the Old Market of Omaha, the place could have been at home along the Champs-Élysées or perhaps a close neighborhood in Paris.... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Surrounded by a terrific wine selection is just the beginning. We enjoyed the bresaola ( air dried salted beef) and caprese sale with buffalo mozzarella. The bread and fresh butter arrive complimentary with your order. I noticed the bread and butter can be ordered as a menu item, just in case you order nothing else. Well now I know why!... More 

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Thank K D
Omaha
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This place is not for everyone but there is no better place for a night out. Country French Style food in a wine store. This is a slow pace relaxed atmosphere. Definitely not fast food in quality or speed. If you notice your waiter is also preparing you meal, making your drinks and selling off sale bottles of wine. Man... More 

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Thank rewardsmember100009
Minneapolis
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66 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The ambiance of this restaurant is extraordinary. It is just one block off of the busy market area and seems romantic and almost hidden. Although they do not take reservations we were able to find a lovely cozy table on a cold Nebraska winter night. I really love the low-lit ambiance of this open 2-level room. The kitchen is nestled... More 

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Thank MichaelMinneapolis
Yankton, South Dakota
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were able to score a table overlooking the kitchen which was a lot of fun. The wait staff was friendly and helpful. We practically licked our plates it was so good. Lots of great options. It was hard to choose. Scallops and the osso bucco were amazing. I have dreams about the polenta. You can also get fresh bread... More 

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Thank Kelsey S
Orange City
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

food offerings change daily but they are always good. wine list is huge and bottle prices are affordable, just walk to their wall and pick the one you like, the waiter will serve the wine and the corkage fee is under $5. the cheese and meat plate is always good and the bread compliments it very well

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Thank Dan11562
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

La Buvette is by far my favorite place to eat in the Old Market. The cozy atmosphere is really special, and the food is great. Racks of wine from around the world surround you in this old building, with the flavor of a French street cafe. The menu is not for everyone, but give it a try, you'll definitely find... More 

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Thank Dbgrd
San Diego, California
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764 reviews
418 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Wow! I was super surprised at the amazing quality of french food here! Everyone needs to try it once@!

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Denver, Colorado
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85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

My husband and I were looking for a nice restaurant in the Old Market. My local cousin told us this was the place, and we loved it. They don't take reservations, but when we got there they had room at the bar. Service was simply perfect, we got to watch the kitchen which was fascinating. Not obsequious, not Chatty Kathy,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 S 11th St, Omaha, NE 68102-2929
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-344-8627

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