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Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby nebugeater » Wed Aug 17, 2016 7:36 am

This place has shown up a couple of times in my Facebook feed as a sponsored post. I do not see them mentioned anywhere here by search or from memory.

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Their Facebook Page


https://www.facebook.com/Smittys-Garage ... 276504837/




IT looks like they will be located near Oakview at 3309 Oak View Drive


Here is their web site.

http://eatatthegarage.com/


Looks like a bunch of locations in Oklahoma, one in Arkansas but no mention that I could find of one coming to Omaha

Interesting that I do not find a menu on their web site.
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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby Ben » Wed Aug 17, 2016 7:52 am

nebugeater wrote: Interesting that I do not find a menu on their web site.


I was just going to post about this place showing up in my FB feed as well.

As for the menu, if you click into any of their existing locations, you can find a menu. Aiming at a lower price point than I was expecting. Burgers are all <$8, with sides being a la carte... Mostly burgers and tacos, with a mix of finger food style appetizers.

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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby 43county » Wed Aug 17, 2016 9:40 am

They'll be open in 3ish weeks, and they're already working on their 2nd location on the north side of 76th and Dodge.

They are owned by Hal Smith Group who owns Mahogany and Charleston's.

I like the concept from what I understand, it's very similar to JL Beers in North and South Dakota if familiar. At least that's my impression.

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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby 43county » Wed Aug 17, 2016 9:40 am

Also, it's the former Buca Di Beppo/Lauter Tun spot.

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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby nebugeater » Wed Aug 17, 2016 10:23 am

43county wrote:Also, it's the former Buca Di Beppo/Lauter Tun spot.



Wasn't that completely gutted and added on to and converted to a strip center after Buca?
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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby 43county » Wed Aug 17, 2016 10:31 am

nebugeater wrote:
43county wrote:Also, it's the former Buca Di Beppo/Lauter Tun spot.



Wasn't that completely gutted and added on to and converted to a strip center after Buca?


Yes. They just have the farthest west spot in the strip, pretty much exactly where the restaurant was back in the day.

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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby Linkin5 » Wed Aug 17, 2016 2:39 pm

He name makes me never want to go to this place, "garage burgers" don't sound very good.

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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby nebugeater » Mon Aug 22, 2016 10:32 am

They list Omaha as coming soon on their web site

http://eatatthegarage.com/restaurants/t ... tys-omaha/

For the hours they list
M-F as 10A - 6P
Sat as 10A - 3P
and nothing for Sunday

Hope this is a place holder and not their real hours or they may be short lived.
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Postby nativeomahan » Wed Aug 24, 2016 9:49 pm

Sunday hours are 11 to 11, per the web link. They are open every other day until at least 10 pm.

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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby nebugeater » Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:48 pm

quick cell phone picture this afternoon.
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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby Omaha Cowboy » Wed Aug 31, 2016 12:26 pm

nebugeater wrote:They list Omaha as coming soon on their web site

http://eatatthegarage.com/restaurants/t ... tys-omaha/

For the hours they list
M-F as 10A - 6P
Sat as 10A - 3P
and nothing for Sunday

Hope this is a place holder and not their real hours or they may be short lived.


This looks like it may be a very good "get".. How can you not like good burgers, fresh cut fries and an extensive craft beer list :thumb: ...

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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby GRANDPASMUCKER » Wed Aug 31, 2016 6:14 pm

Omaha Cowboy wrote:
nebugeater wrote:They list Omaha as coming soon on their web site

http://eatatthegarage.com/restaurants/t ... tys-omaha/

For the hours they list
M-F as 10A - 6P
Sat as 10A - 3P
and nothing for Sunday

Hope this is a place holder and not their real hours or they may be short lived.


This looks like it may be a very good "get".. How can you not like good burgers, fresh cut fries and an extensive craft beer list :thumb: ...

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The sheeple can not like those burgers real easy if their brains have not been programmed to like them from years of advertisements. Then you factor in the hex of opening this place in that blighted zone of the outer beltway of the Oakview Mall. Them burgers almost can't be good enough to make this place survive those two facts. Why in the name of common sense they opened that place there defies reason.

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Postby bbinks » Sun Sep 04, 2016 5:31 pm

GRANDPASMUCKER wrote:
Omaha Cowboy wrote:
nebugeater wrote:They list Omaha as coming soon on their web site

http://eatatthegarage.com/restaurants/t ... tys-omaha/

For the hours they list
M-F as 10A - 6P
Sat as 10A - 3P
and nothing for Sunday

Hope this is a place holder and not their real hours or they may be short lived.


This looks like it may be a very good "get".. How can you not like good burgers, fresh cut fries and an extensive craft beer list :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace



The sheeple can not like those burgers real easy if their brains have not been programmed to like them from years of advertisements. Then you factor in the hex of opening this place in that blighted zone of the outer beltway of the Oakview Mall. Them burgers almost can't be good enough to make this place survive those two facts. Why in the name of common sense they opened that place there defies reason.


Maybe they live on the premise of "Build it and they will come". Or a good land deal. But then Chick-Fil-A is finally building on 72nd after sitting on the land for 4 years. That area is |expletive| too. Applebees and Golden Corral closed in part to problems with clientele. The movie theater at one time had off duty police working second job security. Time will tell.

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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby Uffda » Sun Sep 04, 2016 9:13 pm

bbinks wrote:
Maybe they live on the premise of "Build it and they will come". Or a good land deal. But then Chick-Fil-A is finally building on 72nd after sitting on the land for 4 years. That area is |expletive| too. Applebees and Golden Corral closed in part to problems with clientele.


Ah no we're not [expletive]. :shock:

Oh and I think the Golden Corral is still open on N 72.

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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby GetUrban » Sun Sep 04, 2016 11:19 pm

Uffda wrote:
bbinks wrote:
Maybe they live on the premise of "Build it and they will come". Or a good land deal. But then Chick-Fil-A is finally building on 72nd after sitting on the land for 4 years. That area is |expletive| too. Applebees and Golden Corral closed in part to problems with clientele.


Ah no we're not [expletive]. :shock:

Oh and I think the Golden Corral is still open on N 72.


Yeah, Golden Corral is still open as far as I know. The Sorensen Park Plaza area is nicer than the north 90th & Fort to Maple area, actually.
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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby bbinks » Mon Sep 05, 2016 7:16 am

Uffda wrote:
bbinks wrote:
Maybe they live on the premise of "Build it and they will come". Or a good land deal. But then Chick-Fil-A is finally building on 72nd after sitting on the land for 4 years. That area is |expletive| too. Applebees and Golden Corral closed in part to problems with clientele.


Ah no we're not [expletive]. :shock:

Oh and I think the Golden Corral is still open on N 72.


I had read somewhere that it had closed. I'd still not label that area as a prime place to open a business. That Target is one of the smallest, and has some of the greater assets protection issues.

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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby Omaha Cowboy » Mon Sep 05, 2016 10:41 am

Anyway..

I'm going to give this Smitty's place a shot once it opens. More than the food, I'm most curious to see their craft beer offerings...

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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby 43county » Tue Sep 06, 2016 1:56 pm

Open September 19.

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Postby Omaha Cowboy » Wed Sep 07, 2016 11:24 am

43county wrote:Open September 19.


Good deal :thumb: ...

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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby 43county » Fri Sep 16, 2016 1:31 pm

Excellent burgers at the friends and family. Good taps too.

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Postby Omaha Cowboy » Fri Sep 16, 2016 1:39 pm

43county wrote:Excellent burgers at the friends and family. Good taps too.


Good to hear. I'll be checking the place out soon..

Thanks for the feedback :thumb: ...

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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby Brad » Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:23 pm

76th and Dodge by Hobby Lobby.

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Postby nebugeater » Fri Feb 03, 2017 3:36 pm

Nice to see another location. I have been to there first place a few times and really like it. Any idea when this one will open?
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Postby Brad » Fri Feb 03, 2017 3:54 pm

nebugeater wrote:Nice to see another location. I have been to there first place a few times and really like it. Any idea when this one will open?


Nope, I was heading to Hobby Lobby and noticed the sign. Couldn't see in very well, but it looked like they were installing finishes. Big chunks of diamond plate fabricated and ready for instillation.
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Postby 43county » Fri Feb 03, 2017 3:59 pm

Last I was told, March 15 is the projected date. Subject to change, as always.

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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby garyomaha » Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:27 pm

I'm getting bombarded with regular Facebook ads from the 76th & Dodge Smitty's. I hope they offer a "simple burger" option so I can try it without being bombarded by toppings. I'm probably not their target customer but always happy to try a new burger.

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Re: Smittys Garage Burgers and Beer

Postby Ebburkrevus » Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:11 pm

Went to the Subway next door yesterday and they had all the liquor set up behind the bar and it looked like there were managers training servers, bartenders, etc...


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