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Wave Bistro

#35 of 1,086 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
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Mineola, Iowa
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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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186 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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 

Thank TakeMeToCabo
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

OMG! We were here on Mother's Day evening. I had almond crusted salmon. I have ordered salmon in just about every restaurant in Omaha. This is the best I've ever had!! My husband ordered the Orange Chicken. Also very good. You must try this restaurant !!!

Thank mrhusker
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We have been going to this comfortable relatively small dining spot for 10 or more years. The menu is what many call Asian Fusion but do not confuse it with typical Asian or Oriental food. The menu is somewhat limited but everything we have tried has been very good. Our favorite is the pecan crusted salmonwhich, in our opinion, is... More 

Thank WVUgraduate
Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Food is excellent! Atmosphere is so cool and makes the dining experience special. James was working and he is so nice and good to talk to. His expertise adds to the experience. Can't wait to go back.

Thank bjtjbook

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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?