Located in Omaha’s Midtown Crossing, only a block off of Creighton’s shuttle route, Wohlner’s provides a great dining option for students. Whether you want to pick up groceries or grab something to eat from their café, a variety of foods are available for all different tastes. Free Wi-Fi also makes this a great study spot.
With breakfast, lunch and dinner served around the clock, there is always hot food ready to go. Their daily café menu has choices ranging from breakfast phillies to linguini marinara, along with various soups and salads.
“I go there for lunch between classes every once in a while,” Nursing junior Megan Mahoney said. “My food is always ready fast so it’s nice for when I don’t have much time.”
Their meal options are affordable, making this a great alternative for students looking to eat off campus. Breakfast can be purchased for around $3.50, lunch for $5 and dinner for $7, with a la carte options available as well. They also carry a different entrée daily for just $1.99.
This local spot also has a unique dining option that you don’t really see in Omaha. Customers can pick a cut of meat from Wohlner’s deli and have them cook it right in front of you, just the way you like it. They only carry USDA Choice or better, and their meat and deli counters were voted Best of the Big O! Readers’ Choice in 2011.
Wohlner’s made its debut in 1918 as Omaha’s first grocery store. Its original location was on 32nd and California, and it moved to 52nd and Leavenworth many years later. Today it calls two of Omaha’s newest developments home: Midtown Crossing and
While the store has changed a bit throughout the years, Wohlner’s commitment to keep everything local and in the family hasn’t. As the third generation owner, Mike Schwartz explained that he holds the same standards for the store as his grandfather did when it opened in 1918.
“We carry specialty meats which we trim ourselves, and also have an in-house sourdough bakery where we make our own bread daily,” Schwartz said.
“Plus, we buy local fruits and veggies in the summer.”
With their wide variety of grocery items, including gluten-free and vegetarian choices, free Wi-Fi and a convenient location, Wohlner’s is a great spot for students to check out.
For more information and special offers, visit www.wohlners.com.