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Culprit Cafe & Bakery

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1603 Farnam St, Omaha, NE 68102-2101
+1 402-505-3897
08:00 - 15:00
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Joplin, Missouri
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204 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The chicken salad on Brioche bun was very good, and the cheesy potatoes as well. The "beignets" were good but plain honey should be offered for them free of charge. Good atmosphere. No booths.

Thank octoberhart
New Douglas, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped by for a quick lunch at Culprit's as it had been recommended by a colleague. It did not disappoint. The food for the price is great. Sometimes, the line to order can get a little long. This was sad as I wanted to get a couple of their delicious looking pastries to take home. But with about 10... More 

Thank Randy S
Wilton, California
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After eating way too much for breakfast at Omaha restaurants it was nice to find a low key cafe with lighter options. The menu isn't very large but we had the French toast which was not overwhelming and very delicious. Many different coffee and tea options. This is more or less a self serve type of restaurant in that you... More 

Thank dillysm0m
Lincoln, Nebraska
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324 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Right smack dab in the middle of downtown is a cozy bakery and cafe. They are particularly known for their cheese cake and pretzels, although, you can find a great breakfast or lunch. Luke and his wife have invested in this downtown gem for quite a few years now. It's across the street from The Orpheum.

Thank HuskerTraveler2
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119 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

When you first walk in, the atmosphere is warm & Cozy - giving the feeling you want to relax there all day long. The staff here is so incredibly friendly, the coffee is strong, & the menu has something for everyone. We tried the french toast, the ham & egg sandwich, & another more lunch style ham sandwich with crunchy... More 

1 Thank YogaCookie
Peachtree City, Georgia, United States
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89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Went here for brunch on a weekday morning with a girlfriend. Loved that we could sit at comfortable table and chairs to consume our yummy food and coffee plus be able to hear each other even when a number of college students came in. I had a delicious quiche with a spinach pesto topping and light salad. My friend had... More 

1 Thank Carol J
Melbourne, Florida
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Culprit is downtown is not far from the old market, but well worth the walk. Breakfast or lunch everything is fresh and tasty. There were large family groups as well as people just grabbing a bite to go when we stopped. Our food was slow to arrive , so may want to allow a little time, or grab a delicious... More 

1 Thank jdgemz
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I stayed at the Hotel Deco XV and just around the block is this terrific find with great coffee, breakfast and pastries. I highly recommend Culprit Cafe!

1 Thank dmcdilda
Pontiac, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The food is fresh and wonderful! I love all the menu items that you get to choose from, but I do have to say my favorite is coming for breakfast and having the egg white and arugula sandwich and the warm and fluffy beignet! You wont be disappointed!!

Thank jnnfrdillon
Bali, Indonesia
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128 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Food was great, coffee was excellent. Service had a bit of an attitude, but they are hipsters so I guess they can't help it. Tip options on credit card machine are no tip, 15%, 20%, 25% or 30%. Uh, here's a dollar? Nope. Pretty funny considering they expect you to bus your own table. But I kid, I kid. Great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1603 Farnam St, Omaha, NE 68102-2101
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-505-3897

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?