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Ahmad's Persian Cuisine

1006 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2848
+1 402-341-9616
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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1006 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2848
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose Ahmad's after a walk-about the Old Market. The surroundings were pleasant and our young waitress quite assertive. There was no air conditioning (not sure if it was broken or if there never is any). Plenty of fans so it was comfortable enough, but...More

Thank travelingmv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ahmad's Persian Cuisine has been in business at the same Omaha Old Market location for 27 years. Our lunch there today highlighted three reasons for this restaurant's success: excellent Persian entrees, warm Persian hospitality, and Ahmad's own enthusiasm for his cuisine. Many will order his...More

Thank tampatowers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint and charming little place in the Old Market. Ahmad and his family charming and serving authentic Persian food! The night I went I had the place all to myself. I ordered the Baba ganoush , for my appetizer and the Chicken Tehran dish for...More

Thank southbeachbodies
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I was in town celebrating with my friend who is from Iraq who had wanted to go to a middle eastern restaurant...she hadn't been to any since she arrived here 6 months ago. The owner of this restaurant was so kind and made a point...More

1  Thank Sara S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We approached Ahmad's, and unknowingly asked Ahmad's family what Persian Cuisine tasted like. Which that, they went and got Ahmad himself, who tended to our every need. The food and service were excellent, the price was reasonable, and the outside seating area was perfect. We...More

1  Thank Teesie28385
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I arrived about 5:15, not aware that they did not open until 5:30. Ahmad - the owner invited me to sit, set -up and outside table, got me a drinks and took my order before they opened. The food was interesting "Beef Keimeh", chucks of...More

Thank M_King111
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Only one waiter. So waiting time is long. The food was so-so. Went there because of reviews. Disappointed.

1  Thank Houstonjshouston
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Stepped into try something different than brew pub fare and were pleasantly surprised. Small setting, maybe about 10 tables, and immediately greeted warmly by the owner. Very welcoming and early proud of his efforts (and deservedly so). The falafel was great, the lentil soup outstanding,...More

Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Ahmad's is one of our all time favorites. Start with Ahmad, he is personable and fun to visit with. I am a big fan of his kabob kubadah, the spices he uses linger in your mouth and bring you back.

Thank Duker41
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Ahmads is one of our families favorites! The food is excellent with great flavor. Unique location and good appetizer & beer list too.

Thank 361tiffanyr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1006 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102-2848
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-341-9616
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