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Spezia - Steaks, Italian & Seafood

4.8
4.8
2416 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Tucked away in Midtown, Spezia - Steaks, Italian & Seafood's great food, attentive service and intimate atmosphere give guests the memorable dining experience they crave. The party rooms, courtyard, and infamous "Romance Booth" make it the best kept secret in Omaha. With its big-city ambiance and small-town comfort, Spezia is sure to become a favorite spot for you and your loved ones. Whether you are on a first date, celebrating your thirtieth anniversary, entertaining business clients, or getting for the weekend, Spezia - Steaks, Italian & Seafood is a must stop destination.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 43 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Steak, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Daily 4:00 pm–8:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (402) 391-2950

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Brian Reilly

  • Catering

    Large Group To-Go menu featuring family style pastas and salads. Perfect for Business meetings, pharmaceutical lunches, or private events. Delivery Available. Please call for more details 402-391-2950.

  • Private party facilities

    Spezia dining rooms are designed to have a warm and comforting feel. Complete with a wood mini bar, original artwork, wood table tops, carpet, and a Bose sound system. For groups under 20 guests full menu or limited menu is available. For groups over 20, an appointment is requested so that a menu can be discussed. Room “R” has a big window facing the main patio, and a private patio for guests. This room can be used for groups between 10-30 guests. The room has a $100 (M-TH) or $200 (F-Sat) charge that is waived if $1500 or more is spent. Room “W” has original art work, a wooden bar, and an impressive wine display. This room can be used by 25-50 guests, with a $150 (M-TH) or $300 (F-Sat) room charge or $2500 spent. When both rooms are opened up, they can accommodate groups up to 100 with a $250 (M-TH) or $500 (F-Sat) room charge or $3000 in food and beverage. It’s important to reserve the rooms as soon as possible, they do book fast.

  • Neighborhood

    Midtown

  • Cross street

    Spring St

  • Parking details

    Parking available in restaurant's main lot and also in Ronald J. Palagi's Law Office lot next door.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 2,416 people are saying

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4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.6Value

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  1. SW

    ShannonW

    E. Tennessee

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and wine was good
  2. CK

    ConnieK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We arrived early but were able to be seated immediately. The food was great and service was exceptional. We celebrated a birthday that evening and we could not think of anything we would have changed. Thanks for a great evening.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Same as always. Great food and great experience!
  4. TB

    TomB

    Denver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food. Everything is done well. Much better price then Mahogony’s , for example, but just as good. Wine list not as good though, obviously.
  5. S

    1sttimeSbisanot

    Omaha

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I had the Sea Bass and I loved it
  6. l

    lizard

    Omaha

    26 reviews

    4.0

    26 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Birthday dinner for my husband. Was very busy and lots of people enjoying a night out with friends and family. We had the seabass. Filet and mushroom ravioli and wine of course! Great service and food was outstanding.
  7. PP

    PaulaP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We have not been there before Covid so it was so nice to come back. Great service and food!
  8. CD

    CynthiaD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and service were great. The food is way overpriced. It's pasta. 3 shrimp, 3 scallops and 3 mussels is not a value at $27.00 when nothing comes with it.
  9. JO

    JuliaO

    Omaha

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 27, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Great food, consistent quality. Good value for the money.
  10. SB

    ScottB

    Omaha

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    food was fantastic as usual. staff is wonderful, attentive and friendly
  11. AF

    AshtonF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was absolutely delicious! Crab dip is a must for an appetizer! Can’t go wrong with their specialty dishes. All of them are amazing
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were on vacation from Sioux Falls sd where we used to have Spezia. We were hoping they still had Chicken Giglio on the menu because it was our favorite. They did and it was amazing!
  13. O

    Obomaha

    Omaha

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on July 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food & great service. Best duck in Omaha. A favorite!
  14. JM

    JohnM

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very pleasant and relaxing experience with good food options.
  15. GG

    GunnarG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is one of Omaha's best. Great every time. Never had a bad experience!
  16. TO

    TomOR

    Omaha

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    Broad menu. we ordered ravioli and duck as entrees with coconut shrimp to start. Both main courses were perfectly cooked with strong components. My risotto with the duck was smooth and rich, yet accessible to many taste boundaries. Coconut shrimp is always tasty and preparation was flawless. In general, Spezia is top notch in both menu breadth and meal execution. Chef and staff are some of the best in Omaha, if not #1. Wait staff seems to be transitory, but their lack of experience does not impact fantastic cuisine. I order their Bolognese for hike prep. OBTW, prices are very reasonable, especially for this time in our economy. I'd bulldoze the facility and open it up, but that is a small critique for a great restaurant. Again, the secret is simple: many choices and attention to detail on the cooking and product.
  17. MC

    MattC

    Des Moines

    47 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    47 reviews

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Food was good. Excellent atmosphere
  18. C

    Cindy

    Omaha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food with good service with a quiet atmosphere
  19. EJ

    EmilyJ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service were outstanding. Shout out to Rebecca who is and awesome waitress.
  20. EB

    EricB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of the better steaks I’ve had in Omaha, which is saying a lot.
  21. S

    Sherryl

    Des Moines

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on July 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Whenever we visit Omaha, we always plan a visit to Spezia. The food and service is excellent. Very friendly and competent staff. We saved our "Steak Night" for our evening at Spezia. The tenderloins were very tender, cooked to order, and the mashed potatoes and broccolini were delicious. We will continue to make it our plan to continue our visits there when we are in town.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    South Dakota

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had an excellent mother daughter lunch to celebrate my mom. Our server was great, food was delicious and the ambiance very nice. We ended up dropping/leaving our credit card and the server called us to let us know. They had our cell from our Open table reservation so an even better reason to use this app! We were so appreciative.
  23. C

    Chris

    Omaha

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Friendly, professional, efficient and accommodating serviceI in a relaxing, comfortable and pleasant environment. The menu is varied and enjoyable to every taste.
  24. MA

    MaryAnneL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was great and the food was delicious. Was a great experience!
  25. d

    davids

    Tampa

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 8, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Consistently great!
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was truly amazing!
  27. K

    Kodi

    Omaha

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Unrivaled service and food quality. Low-lit and versatile atmosphere. Outdoor dining is great when the weather's nice. Plenty of menu options and a happy hour. The woodfire flavor of the beef and shrimp is just the best! Literally everything here is good to eat and they treat you so well. Perfect for special occasions and dates. Highly recommend.
  28. N

    Nellie

    Omaha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was great. I will definitely go back. The waitress was wonderful!!
  29. T

    Theolebaldguy

    Omaha

    72 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    72 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Treated three friends to Spezia after a classical concert. We enjoyed a range of food from a large menu. All was quite tasty. Taylor provided excellent service in a very busy time. Another plus: Spezia is one of the few top restaurants open on Sunday evening.
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always great food & service! Would recommend Spezia!
  31. WM

    WayneM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very nice quite place to eat. Great food. Fantastic service.
  32. AC

    AllenC

    Omaha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Spezia is always our go to place for any special events and never disappointed.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Birmingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 24, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Nice dinner spot with more room inside than we expected. Noticed they had a nice outdoor dining patio as well. Cheese Ravioli and Grilled Shrimp and Scallops were great. Husband had pasta with chicken and a little spicy cream sauce. Pasta and sauce were good, chicken was a little chewy. Fast and friendly service.
  34. PN

    PaulN

    Omaha

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was great, we will definitely be back.
  35. KW

    KellyW

    Omaha

    31 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    The cheese ravioli was excellent as usual however they have changed their molten cocoa cake recipe. This used to be one of the best desserts in the city and now the cake is tasteless and spongy. The ice cream, chocolate sauce and Heath crumbles served with the cake are still very good, however the cake is now a huge disappointment. Why change something that is so delicious into something that is now tasteless?
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We all enjoyed our food and drinks!!
  37. F

    Foodie

    Omaha

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was Father's Day and I expected a crowd but we were seated in the quiet room with the booths off to the right when you enter. We met some friends from Minnesota and all enjoyed excellent meals! Our waitress was very attentive and brought us everything we asked for. Love the warm dinner rolls. I had the risotto with seafood, a favorite and husband had beef burgundy. The other couple enjoyed ravioli and a dish of the specials menu. All of us enjoyed our meal, perfectly prepared and served. We will be back for sure!
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Anthony is the most amazing server ever!!
  39. MS

    MargieS

    Omaha

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Even though they were booked solid and people kept coming in, the manager at the front helped the new hostess keep on top of everything, Great job! The food was fabulous and presented very well. Our server did a great job. My favorite place to eat in Omaha is Spezias.
  40. DM

    DouglasM

    Omaha

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    The ambience was great and the food was very good. The dessert was spectacular! The service was good.

FAQs

Spezia - Steaks, Italian & Seafood is rated 4.8 stars by 2416 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 43 times today
Google Map for Spezia - Steaks, Italian & Seafood

3125 S. 72nd Street, Omaha, NE 68124

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Spring St

  • Neighborhood

    Midtown

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Daily 4:00 pm–8:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Steak, Seafood

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Parking available in restaurant's main lot and also in Ronald J. Palagi's Law Office lot next door.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Brian Reilly

  • Additional

    Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (402) 391-2950

  • Catering

    Large Group To-Go menu featuring family style pastas and salads. Perfect for Business meetings, pharmaceutical lunches, or private events. Delivery Available. Please call for more details 402-391-2950.

  • Private party facilities

    Spezia dining rooms are designed to have a warm and comforting feel. Complete with a wood mini bar, original artwork, wood table tops, carpet, and a Bose sound system. For groups under 20 guests full menu or limited menu is available. For groups over 20, an appointment is requested so that a menu can be discussed. Room “R” has a big window facing the main patio, and a private patio for guests. This room can be used for groups between 10-30 guests. The room has a $100 (M-TH) or $200 (F-Sat) charge that is waived if $1500 or more is spent. Room “W” has original art work, a wooden bar, and an impressive wine display. This room can be used by 25-50 guests, with a $150 (M-TH) or $300 (F-Sat) room charge or $2500 spent. When both rooms are opened up, they can accommodate groups up to 100 with a $250 (M-TH) or $500 (F-Sat) room charge or $3000 in food and beverage. It’s important to reserve the rooms as soon as possible, they do book fast.

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