With countless restaurants in Omaha deserving a spot on the list, did yours make the cut?

Omaha Restaurant Madness has compiled this year’s dining bracket, and the rest is in your hands. The sweet sixteen in each of four categories (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Late Night) have been almost entirely narrowed down. Today is your last chance to vote for a play-in for the 16th slot.

Your eight play-in options are

Breakfast: Good Lookin’ vs Joes Cafe
Lunch: Railcar Modern American Kitchen vs Ika Ramen and Izakaya
Dinner: The Drover Restaurant & Lounge vs Via FarinaLate
Night: Virtuoso Pizzeria by David Losole vs Noli’s Pizzeria

ORM reached out to a number of voices on the local food scene to compile the list, and through much bickering and pulling of hair, the bracket was solidified. Does it contain holes? Yep. Did each person bleed just a little to ensure that someone they believed deserved a spot on the bracket showed up? Little bit. Are you going to complain about it anyway? But of course. And now you’re going to head over to https://www.facebook.com/OmahaRestaurantMadness and narrow this bad boy down.

And while you do, here’s a peek at how last year’s bracket came together.


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