Bohemian Cafe

 

Bohemian Cafe

Bohemian Cafe

 

Bohemian Cafe

Bohemian Cafe Sign

Another iconic restaurant of Omaha is closing soon.  The Bohemian Cafe, located on south 13th St. just south of William St, will close in September.

The restaurant opened in 1924, and moved to the current location in 1959, where it has been the gathering place for Bohemian, Czech and Polish immigrants/descendants ever since. Waitresses wear traditional dress like the photo at left, and serve generous portions of traditional hearty Czech dishes: Svickova, Jaeger Schnitzel, Polish Sausage, Roast Pork Loin,  and Hasenphefer, all served with liver-dumpling soup, mashed potatoes or dumplings, sauerkraut or sweet and sauer cabbage, and rye bread.   Kolaches for dessert.  Oh, and don’t forget their famous chilled ceramic mugs filled with Czech Urquell beer.

Our family makes it there a couple times a year for special occasions.  The atmosphere is memorable and the food will stick to your ribs for days.  Where will we go now?

Thought for the Day:  Without work, there are no kolaches.     Czech Proverb

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2 Responses to Bohemian Cafe

  1. Stichler, Ann says:

    Timely. My family is going this Saturday evening. I will especially miss the rye bread and liver dumpling soup. And kraut, pork loin, dumplings…..

    I can remember going there way, way back as a young lass. And the dark beer my dad would always order.

    Another piece of history bites the dust.

    Ann Stichler | Black Hills Energy Regulatory Affairs | 1102 East 1st Street, Papillion, NE 68046 | Ph 402-221-2148 | Fax 402-829-2148 | ann.stichler@blackhillscorp.com

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  2. Lisa Rushing says:

    Oh, so sad!!!! Losing a part of my heritage. So glad that we made a point to go every visit. Lots of memories there. We had at least 4 generations of family members go there….wondering if my dad’s grandparents went. How many places can we count as generational anymore? McDonalds doesn’t count, but your lake house would! This would be an interesting conversation!

    Thanks for posting this.

    Lisa

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