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Gorat's Steak House

4917 Center St, Omaha, NE 68106-3218
+1 402-551-3733
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4917 Center St, Omaha, NE 68106-3218
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I grew up in Omaha and Gorat’s was the place for great steaks. Worlds best steak and great value. Then it became popular the quality declined somewhat prices went up and just not as fun. Now they are reopened and they are still pretty good....More

Thank Wildtrvlr
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Standard fare for most meals, but some really good appetizers and drinks. Friday nights has a performer singing which is fun. Waiters can be a little snippy, not sure if they are staffed well if big group or crowded, though.

Thank raqueldowd
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Great spot for good conversation. Attentive not pushy staff. Wonderful meal with generous portions. Did not feel rushed but rather appreciated. We will return.

Thank OmahaPjoh
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

A group of us wanted to try this place because after all its Warren Buffets favorite steak house. Rita the waitress was awesome. Prices were much lower than I expected. Great steak huge portions! Not overly fancy and it is dated but the food was...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I love true old-fashioned steakhouses and supper clubs and Gorat's fit the bill on a recent work trip. It was recommended by the co-worker who was local and it did not disappoint. My small filet was excellently prepared and cut like butter! The potato soup...More

Thank WiWeezie
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Ok that’s why you come here, right? Gorat’s as been my go-to place for beef since I moved to Omaha. It’s one of the few remaining WWII era steakhouses. The food is always hot, good and there will be lots of it. Service is always...More

Thank JoRoOmaha
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This place used to be one of the best steak houses in Omaha. We were back in the area and decided to revisit an old favorite. We had 6:30 reservations and stood around waiting to be seated for 15-20 minutes when the place was not...More

1  Thank Bill D
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

So we are on a cross country road trip enjoying the experience and want to hit as many landmarks as possible. However this is one to avoid we actually walked out. First of all it was loud, and smelled bad. Second we were taken to...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I would give Gorat's six stars if I could! Our Women's Club recently held our monthly luncheon here and it was wonderful. Grant was easy to work with and helped us with our menu. We have been here before and had the steak so wanted...More

Thank petsitter
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has been around for many years, and been thru many transitions. Happily it is now in the hands of someone who understands what a classic, traditional Omaha steakhouse is all about. The prices are reasonable and I've never had a bad meal here....More

Thank Mjsomaha
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4917 Center St, Omaha, NE 68106-3218
    (S. 50th St)
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-551-3733
  • E-mail
Gorat's Steak House has been an Omaha tradition for more than 69 years. Founded in 1944 by Louis and Nettie Gorat, and subsequently operated by their son, Louis, Jr. - affectionately known as “Pal” - and his family, Gorat’s has catered to generations of Omaha families and visitors alike, proudly serving quality steaks, Italian specialties and other local favorites. Omaha restaurateur purchased Gorat’s in the fall of 2012 and after an updating of the interior and kitchen, reopened in December of 2012. The menu continues the tradition of local Italian steak house fare with the addition of new favorites such as signature entrees, tantalizing salads and freshly prepared pastas. A frequent stop of the “Wizard of Wall Street” Warren Buffett, Gorat’s has hosted celebrities and dignitaries from around the world. Whether you are a new visitor or someone whose family has previously enjoyed the Gorat’s Steak House tradition, we welcome you and wish you buon appetito!
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