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Bernie's Pizza

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5092 S 136th St, Omaha, NE 68137-1647
+1 402-895-4433
16:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 16:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

All new pizza specials are amazing.Great service too! They make a great tasting pizza among the best in Omaha.

Thank Jenny B
Omaha, Nebraska
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243 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Bernie's has recently been acquired by a new owner and the charm is gone. Pizza crust was not good. Toppings were ok, but nothing special. Sauce was somewhat ketchup-like. The service was not great either. The obviously new server offered up three sizes of soda. We ordered the large, but she brought us empty glasses and told us to help... More 

Thank Nomad062_10
Omaha, Nebraska
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618 reviews
534 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Take a time machine back to the 1960s. That is what it feels like when you step through the door at this venerable pizza joint. It is located in a strip mall off Q street near the police station, and to say the decor is modest, is, well, almost kind. Wood paneling, a very small bar, and two rooms. There... More 

1 Thank Jays911
Decorah, Iowa
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151 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Just ate at our favorite Millard pizza place even though we moved 350 miles away. Still the same home spun pizza. His pizza is what we compare all others. Thin crust, homemade sausage, hand grated cheese, Homemade sauce. If you don't like Bernie's, you must like a different kind - he has no deep dish etc. Good Christian man.

3 Thank DaveFmIA
Omaha, NE
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2012 via mobile

This is not a gourmet pizza joint. The toppings are your basic selections of pepperonni, hamburger, Canadian bacon ect. Inside is not upscale but the pizza is the best in town. Great crust, right amount of cheese and sauce. Bernies doesn't have delivery but going there is half the fun.

2 Thank DrMomOmaha_NE
Omaha, Nebraska
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2011

I was not impressed. I live in midtown Omaha and will not make this drive again for this pizza. The restaurant itself might be the most disgusting building I have ever been in. The floors looked dirty. It was dark and needed updating badly. It was worse than several dive bars I have been to. Our waitress was very nice.... More 

2 Thank A_from_Midtown
Omaha, Nebraska
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2011

The pizza was fine, but we felt absolutely unwelcome. Kind of like showing up uninvited to a stranger's house for dinner... A seriously uncomfortable dining experience.

1 Thank Michelle M
iowa city, ia
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322 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2011

I found Bernies after it was listed closest to our Hotel, when I searched on my GPS. I went there at night and found it easily. It certainly is not a fancy building. It was quiet when I got there on a Sunday evening. The interior was also not fancy. If you are looking for fancy, go elsewhere. However, I... More 

2 Thank iowacityia
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2010

It's everything you'd expect from a hometown pizzeria. Good pizza, good people and an atmosphere that just...I don't know how to describe it really...it just says "pizza" from the moment you walk in. You can actually see it in About Schmidt. I was lucky enough to grow up a block from the place but it's famous in Omaha.

2 Thank fiyero
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75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2009

Amazing pizza, amazing service. They are famous for a reason. This is one of the best pizzas you'll ever try. Closed on monday's but worth a trip to this restaurant other nights. Very casual, hometown eatery--super family friendly. Kids will love Bernie and his wife who ate onsite every day.

3 Thank nebrtraveler

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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
Pizza, Italian
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5092 S 136th St, Omaha, NE 68137-1647
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-895-4433

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?