It’s 5 o’clock somewhere in Midtown Crossing!

It’s easy to find a great drink. The trick is finding the great drink in a great atmosphere – and with great food in the best restaurants in Omaha. We’ve simplified your search with one convenient guide.

5168 Taproom
5168 Taproom boasts a wide selection of the brewery’s flagship beers on tap, complementing a food menu of burgers, grilled cheese varieties and tots. It’s important to note that the taps rotate, so you’ve got to check back regularly for new offerings!

Our 5168 Taproom pick: New Beginnings IPA – Falconer’s Flight and Meridian hops combined with notes of pine, tropical fruit, and hints of ripe stone fruit

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Known for “the best of food, film and drink, all in one seat”, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema offers a full menu of craft beers, wine and cocktails… and they’ll serve it all to you in your movie seat! 

Black Oak Grill
Black Oak features 12 beers on tap, a full bar and a great atmosphere to accompany their assortment of sandwiches, seafood, and salads!

Our Black Oak Grill pick: Frozen Jack & Coke. Mixed well with patio seating and sunny days! 

Cantina Laredo
Cantina Laredo boasts more than 40 different tequilas ranging from Jovens to Reposados to Anejos including Super Premiums and Mezcals. They also offer Tequila Dinners with a chef-designed Mexican four course meal, pairing a tequila cocktail with each course and a tequila flight to sample the featured tequila in its various stages of aging.

Our Cantina Laredo picks include something for everyone!

  • Beer: Dox XX Amber
  • Wine: Joel Gott “815” Cabernet
  • Cocktail: Bourbon Buzz: 1792 small batch bourbon with honey syrup, fresh lemon juice, ginger beer and bitters
  • Cocktail: Cabo Wabo Repasado (Grand Marnier, fresh lime and lemon juice, and lime boat of Cabo Wabo Blanco)

Leadbelly has 15 rotating taps that focus on regional brews and unusual flavors. You’re guaranteed at least one selection per varietal (cider, IPA, stout, etc.) but once a keg blows, they give a different brewing company time to shine! They also offer 'bomber' beers- specialty one-off brews that come in large glass bottles. These beers are often rare and extremely special, most often they are barrel-aged. This constantly shifting drink menu pairs perfectly with one of the largest varieties of burgers and sandwiches in Midtown Crossing. 

Our Leadbelly picks include two must-try cocktails: Butterbeer(Just like they make it in Hogsmeade! Vanilla vodka, Millstream cream soda, and boozy buttershots whipped cream) and Professor Plum (Japanese plum whiskey, blackberry syrup, house made sweet and sour mix, with a Pinot Noir float).

Liquid Sunshine Taproom
Located on the second floor of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Liquid Sunshine Taproom offers 24 beer taps and a craft cocktail assortment to enjoy whether you’re seeing a movie or not.

Modern Love
Modern Love offers boozy milkshakes with their house-made cashew-based ice cream, a wide variety of specialty drinks, and one of the most renowned vegan menus in Omaha.

Our Modern Love picks give you not one, not two, but THREE reasons to sip.

  • Beer: Skinny Legs IPA
  • Wine: Love Drunk Rosé 2017 - Oregon strawberry, watermelon rind, kiwi (13.3% ABV) 9/37
  • Cocktail: Kombucha Sour 7 hibiscus kombucha, whiskey, house sour syrup

Ray’s Original Buffalo Wings
Ray’s Original Buffalo Wings offers ten beers on tap, plus a wide variety in bottles and cans – and a full bar. Whether you reach for hot wings or the signature Beef on Weck, Ray’s Wings has a pairing perfect for you.

Our Ray’s Wings pick is: “Forget About It” (Ray’s own creation & very strong)

With eight rotating taps of beer and cider (and sometimes soda!), Spielbound will have new craft sips every time you stop by to play one of their hundreds of games! 

Our Spielbound picks include a great variety:

  • Beer: Ayinger's Bräuwisse - an unfiltered wheat often touted as German Champagne is a staff favorite! This 16.9oz bottle of blonde banana brilliance pairs well with a play of Heaven and Ale
  • Wine: The Infinite Monkey Theorem's canned Red Wine. This lightly carbonated Merlot is a tapestry of deep berries with a cinnamon finish. Easy going, down to earth, and pairs well with a play of Viticulture
  • Cocktail: Peanut Butter Pandemic - a blended vanilla bean, espresso, peanut butter and white chocolate liqueur day dream! Once one person orders this boozy coffee cocktail everyone wants a taste! Pairs well with a play of the 10th Anniversary Pandemic


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