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An updated list of restaurants, concerts and other entertainment affected by coronavirus

An updated list of restaurants, concerts and other entertainment affected by coronavirus

Many entertainment venues have closed, reduced hours or limited their services in response to the coronavirus outbreak.



Starbucks locations have moved to a “to-go” model for at least two weeks. The change started Sunday. The cafes are offering no seating, but customers can still walk up and order at the counter, as well as via the drive-thrus and the “order ahead” feature in the Starbucks app.

The Brownie Bar, at 1217 Leavenworth St, is offering products that can be shipped or ordered online for takeout and car-side service. Customers should call 402-506-4337 when they arrive to pick up their online orders.

The Blackstone Meatball is offering takeout and delivery only. The dining room and bar are closed. Call ahead to 402-715-5009 to order. The service will be available from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

Oasis Falafel downtown is suspending dine-in service but still offering takeout and curbside pickup.

Culprit Cafe downtown is closed for now, but its Midtown Crossing location will be open for takeout from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

Spielbound board game cafe in midtown is open for takeout only. Customers can call ahead, request a game and drinks or snacks, and play at home.

Crescent Moon has shifted to to-go orders only, with curbside pickup available.

Angus Burgers and Shakes will deliver to homes and offices starting Wednesday.

Block 16 now is on Grubhub and Uber Eats and delivery should be available midweek. They’re also offering curbside takeout.

Marks Bistro is beginning curbside service, including wine and beer.

Noli’s has converted to takeout and delivery only. The dining room is closed.

Cunningham’s will have curbside to-go service starting Tuesday.

Chipotle Mexican Grill locations have switched temporarily to a “to-go-only” option. Customers can order through the Chipotle app, on or in the restaurants for takeout.

Chick-fil-A has temporarily closed dining-room seating in all its restaurants. The location at Legacy Village, 17501 West Center Road, is offering drive-thru and mobile curbside-pickup-only service. Catering delivery, catering pickup and Door Dash orders continue to be available.

El Vallarta is converting to takeout orders only.

Ika Ramen and Izakaya has closed its dining room and is doing takeout and delivery only.

Jack and Mary’s Restaurant is closed and is working on a takeout and delivery plan.

Mama’s Pizza locations have closed their dining rooms but are still selling takeout food with curbside service.

Mantra Bar and Grille will remain open for the time being with a limit of eight patrons at a time. Takeout is available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4:30 to 9 p.m.

Phoenix Food and Spirits is offering only takeout food.

Saddle Creek Breakfast Club dining room is closed but delivery to the midtown area and curbside takeout are available.

Vidlak’s Brookside Cafe has closed its dining room and is going to takeout only.

Farmer Brown’s Steak House in Waterloo will switch to takeout only from 5 to 9 p.m. starting Wednesday.

DJ’s Dugout is taking takeout orders at all of its locations including downtown, Aksarben Village, Miracle Hills, Bellevue, Millard, Elkhorn and Plattsmouth.

Jim & Jennie’s Greek Village is open for takeout orders only until further notice.

Kross Strain Brewing is offering to-go pickup of beer. Customers can fill out an online order form in advance.

Via Farina is open for takeout orders.

Maharani Indian Kitchen, B2 Burger and Noli’s Pizzeria at the Inner Rail Food Hall at Aksarben Village are open. Maharini and Noli’s will offer delivery and curbside pickup. B2 will offer curbside pickup only. The other restaurants at the Inner Rail are closed.

Bärchen Beer Garden in Benson is offering takeout from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and delivery via GrubHub and DoorDash. They’re also offering to-go orders of bottled beer. A list is on their Facebook page.

Buffalo Wild Wings locations are offering takeout and curbside pickup.

Rathskeller Bier Haus is offering curbside pickup as well as delivery through Uber Eats and Grubhub.


Flagship Restaurant Group closed its restaurants, including Blue Sushi Sake Grill, Roja Mexican Grill, Blatt Beer & Table, Plank Seafood Provisions and Flagship Commons, the food court at Westroads Mall.

Barrett’s Barleycorn and The B Bar are closed until further notice but may reopen soon to offer takeout. A St. Patrick’s Day celebration will be held at a later date.

Amateur Coffee closed Monday to consider a plan for the next few weeks. Its wholesale coffee roasting operation and online store remain open. Updates will be on Facebook.

Rally Coffee Co. will be closed through the end of the week.

Lola’s, the restaurant at Film Streams, will be closed for the next two weeks.

The Drover has closed indefinitely and donated food to the Siena Francis House.

Nite Owl has closed indefinitely.

Tiny House Bar in Little Bohemia is closing indefinitely.

Kathmandu Momo Station in Blackstone is closed until further notice but is considering making frozen dumplings for takeout.

La Buvette in the Old Market is closed indefinitely.

Fizzy’s Fountain and Liquors in Little Bohemia is closed temporarily.

Sweet Magnolia Bake Shop in midtown is closed for the rest of the week..

Laka Lono Rum Club, Alice, Barnato, Wicked Rabbit and the Berry & Rye are closed until further notice.

The Flatiron Cafe, 1722 St. Mary’s Ave., is closed until further notice.

The Omaha Press Club is closed temporarily.


The Omaha Symphony canceled its annual gala.

Omaha Performing Arts has canceled “Dear Evan Hansen,” the YAYennings Quartet, ARTEMIS and several other performances.

Ashley McBride’s concert at the Bourbon Theatre in Lincoln has been rescheduled for July 23.

Comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham has rescheduled his performance at CHI Health Center Omaha to July 31.

G Herbo’s concert at the Bourbon Theatre in Lincoln has been rescheduled for Aug. 5.

Country duo Dan + Shay rescheduled their spring tour, which included a date at the CHI Health Center. They will now play the arena on Aug. 13.

Comedian Stephen Lynch has rescheduled his concert at Slowdown to Aug. 13.

The Floozies’ concert at The Waiting Room Lounge has been postponed to Aug. 13.

Hippie Sabotage’s concert at the Bourbon Theatre in Lincoln has been rescheduled for Aug. 25.

Folk band The Lumineers postponed their concert at the CHI Health Center to Sept. 22. Those seeking a refund can get one via Ticketmaster.

MercyMe has postponed its concert at CHI Health Center Omaha for Oct. 4.

Grateful Dead co-founder Bob Weir has rescheduled his concert at the Orpheum Theater to Oct. 14. Ticket holders can seek a refund via Ticket Omaha.

They Might Be Giants’ concert at the Bourbon Theatre in Lincoln has been rescheduled for Oct. 18.

Matt Stell’s concert at the Bourbon Theatre in Lincoln has been rescheduled for Oct. 22.

Comedian Gary Gulman has postponed his performance at The Waiting Room Lounge until Nov. 6.

Pop icon Cher rescheduled her concert at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln to Nov. 12. Refunds are available at the point of purchase.

Billie Eilish postponed her entire spring tour including a planned performance at CHI Health Center on April 17. A rescheduled date has not yet been announced.

The Jewell in the Capitol District will be closed for to weeks.

Plus the following venues have postponed more concerts:

Bourbon Theatre

  • Bad Omens, Animals As Leaders, G. Herbo, Lukas Nelson, Kayzo, Hari Kondabolu, Watsky, They Might Be Giants

CHI Health Center

  • Blake Shelton, The Lumineers, Dan + Shay, MercyMe

Holland Performing Arts Center

  • Jeanne Robertson, Gina Chavez, A Capella Live

Orpheum Theater

  • Bob Weir, Alice Cooper, Celtic Woman

Pinnacle Bank Arena

  • Cher


  • Boogie, Allen Stone, Om, The Holdup, The Bishops, Cycles, The Unlikely Candidates, Reggae Gold, Good Morning, Stephen Lynch, Michigan Rattlers, Avi Kaplan, Beach Slang, The Expendables, Tiny Moving Parts, Vagabon, Real Estate, David Archuleta, Post Animal, Minnesota, The Brook & The Bluff, The Music of Cream.

The Waiting Room Lounge

  • Destroyer, The Floozies


Aksarben Cinema, AMC, Film Streams, Alamo Drafthouse and Regal Cinemas have closed their local theaters.


Ralston Arena is closed for three weeks.

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium is closed through the end of March.

The Durham Museum is closed until the end of the month.

The Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum is closed until the end of the month.


Brigit St. Brigit Theatre Co. postponed the last two shows of its season.

The Rose Theater canceled performances and classes through March 26.

Opera Omaha postponed its ONE Festival indefinitely.

Blue Barn pushed back the opening of “Marjorie Prime” to April 9.

The Omaha Community Playhouse canceled several performances, and the building will be closed to the public until further notice.

Chanticleer Community Theater and PACE have postponed all remaining performances of “The Music Man” at the Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center in Council Bluffs.

The Bellevue Little Theatre has canceled all remaining performances of “Tuck Everlasting.”

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