Benson, Omaha's Classic Neighborhood

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Benson's Back!

Whether you're looking for a hip new restaurant, eclectic stores or a night of live music, Downtown Benson - Maple Street between NW Radial and 72nd Street - is Omaha's most exciting neighborhood. Unique shopping, excellent dining, live entertainment and a community of services make Benson the must-visit area of Omaha. A classic American Main Street, Downtown Benson is a vibrant, historical area where everything is within convenient walking distance from the available parking.

Find out what Benson has in store for you: Food • Fun • Community

Eating Out In Benson

Benson has a variety of restaurants and cafes for your dining pleasure  breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • España - Spanish Tapas bar. Check their calendar for Flamenco guitar performance and special late night dancing.
    6064 Maple Street.
  • Leo's Diner - Classic lunch counter and breakfast spot. Check review in yelp! and Trip Advisor or Google.
    6055 Maple Street.
  • The Pizza Shoppe - Excellent pizza and a hub of community activity.
    6056 Maple Street.
  • Today Cafe - Benson's newest addition with an eclectic menu. Now offering delivery in Benson. For reviews, check out the Google Place page.
    6109 Maple Street.
  • Jane's Health Market - Healthful grocery and cafe.
    6103 Maple Street.
  • Papa Chris' Chicago Originals  - Chicago dogs, sliders, burgers. New location in the old 1 Lounge building. 7024 Maple Street.

Nightlife & Live Music

  • Barley Street - Live Folk, Jazz, Blues and Pop in a cozy tavern atmosphere.
    2735 N. 62nd Street.
  • Louis Bar & Grill - An Omaha staple, look for the cool sign on Radial Hwy
    5702 NW Radial HWY.
  • PS Collective - Performance, comedy, music and dance - All Ages. Check the calendar on the PS Collective Website for up-to-date information.
    6056 Maple Streeet. Located inside the Pizza Shoppe.
  • The Sydney - Local watering hole and live music venue.
    5918 Maple Street.
  • The Waiting Room - National touring acts and local favorites.
    6212 Maple Street.
  • Musette Bar - Neighborhood bar.
    6020 Maple Street.
  • Benson Grind - Coffee house, cafe and venue for music and spoke word.
    6107 Maple Street.
  • Burke's Pub - A cool little neighborhood bar.
    6117 Maple Street.
  • Jake's Cigars & Spirits - Combination Cigar & Spirits specialty shop with a nice bar in the back.
    6206 Maple Street.

Benson Community Links

  • Business Association - A group of Benson's business leaders, BBA meets at noon on the third Tuesday of every month at the Benson Branch Library.For more information, contact Andrea Maleki at 402-991-0100  or by email: andrea@andreamaleki.net.
  • Benson Farmer's Market - SAturday mornings May through September
  • Neighborhood Association Facebook Group
  • A is for Art Preschool
  • Community Center - City of Omaha center.
  • History Center - A project by John Hargiss to preserve the heritage of Downtown Benson for generations to come.
  • Benson-Ames Alliance - A project with the City and Omaha By Design