Platter with American-style cuisine

One Of The Best Downtown Omaha Restaurants 

Society 1854 

In 1854, the City of Omaha was founded, and with it, a society steeped in the welcoming Midwestern tradition. Society 1854, an Omaha restaurant, invokes a friendly atmosphere with authentic food inspired by our regional heritage. At this intrinsic downtown Omaha eatery, dishes are presented simply, yet include unexpected touches. Enjoy food, drinks, and an inviting atmosphere at our local farm-to-table restaurant.

 Contact us at (531) 444-4049

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Chef John Engler

Private Dining

led by Chef John Engler

As one of Omaha’s culinary leaders, John Engler seeks to provide the comfort foods of the Heartland combined with classical French techniques. As a three time James Beard Co-Nominee for Best Chef-Midwest, Chef John seeks to create inventive dishes while promoting local and sustainable products that inspire the palate for locals and travelers alike and make Society 1854 a shining light in the Omaha food scene.

Please reach out to our sales team at 531.365.2616 to learn more about our private dining options.

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VOTED OPEN TABLE'S 2018 DINERS' CHOICE AWARD

Salad of food

Society 1854 Menu

American Cuisine that celebrates the best that Nebraska has to offer. Chef John Engler's smart contemporary twist on heritage dishes are executed in a thoughtful way. At our downtown Omaha restaurant, the menu utilizes the finest ingredients expertly prepared to illuminate the local farmers' dedicated work. The dishes anchoring the menu are complimented by a curated wine and cocktail list prepared by our Burdock + Bitters craftsmen and in-house somalier.

BREAKFAST
ALL DAY DINING
WINES AND SPIRITS

"DELICIOUS CUISINE THAT YOU COULD NOT GET ANYWHERE ELSE IN OMAHA! IT IS A CULINARY EXPERIENCE NO MATTER WHAT IS ORDERED. I WILL DEFINITELY BE RETURNING AND BRINGING FAMILY & FRIENDS." - RYLIE E.

Flatbread pizza

LOCAL VENDORS

A special thank you to our local partners dedicated to producing the highest quality products.

Morgan Ranch
Plum Creek Farms
Anson Mills
Blue Valley
Jon's Naturals
Truebridge Foods
Prairie Harvest
Foods in Season
Lone Tree Foods
Shadow Brook Farm
In Season
Bee Grateful Farm