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Karen's Fireside, Inc.

Papillion , NE
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LOCATION

1214 N. Monroe St.
Papillion, NE 68046 US (map)

PHONE

402-592-4413

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Karen's Fireside has been serving the Omaha area brides since 1984. We are not your typical reception hall - we are a beautiful, fully decorated banquet and party room. We are caterers... Read more
Karen's Fireside has been serving the Omaha area brides since 1984. We are not your typical reception hall - we are a beautiful, fully decorated banquet and party room. We are caterers of exceptional Midwestern fare, and have redefined the meaning of service! Our popular wedding package offers discounts for larger groups, off season events, other-than-Saturday events, and a cash discount, too!

Stop by our website to learn more about us, and visit our photo pages to experience our opulent venue. Our pricing page details our popular wedding package which we tout as having NO HIDDEN CHARGES. E-mail or call with your questions - we're at your disposal day and night!


Contact: 402-592-4413 or karensfireside@earthlink.net Read less

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1977
When was your venue last renovated?
2000
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Ceremony, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
350
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
1
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
0
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
30
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Rentals
Outside vendors welcome
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

When was your venue built?
1977
When was your venue last renovated?
2000
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Ceremony, Reception
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
1
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
0
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
30
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Rentals
Outside vendors welcome
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

REVIEWS

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Anonymous
Wedding:
[Private]
5.0/5.0
They went out of there way to help get ready for the big day!
They went out of there way to help get ready for the big day!
They went out of there way to help get ready for the big day! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Lighting & Decor, Rehearsal Dinner, Unique Services
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Jenny
Wedding:
11/29/2014
5.0/5.0
Denise was so great with a short notice wedding and reception!! She was great with meeting all our needs and easily accommodated our changes. The staff was so great to be around during the reception and the place looked so beautiful and the food was awesome! It was such a great night for all.
I HIGHLY recommend Karen's Fireside for a wedding venue; the value of what you get for the price is unbeatable!
Denise was so great with a short notice wedding and reception!! She was great with meeting all our needs and easily Read more...
Denise was so great with a short notice wedding and reception!! She was great with meeting all our needs and easily accommodated our changes. The staff was so great to be around during the reception and the place looked so beautiful and the food was awesome! It was such a great night for all.
I HIGHLY recommend Karen's Fireside for a wedding venue; the value of what you get for the price is unbeatable! Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
11/15/2014
5.0/5.0
Karen's Fireside did a GREAT job at our reception. Denise was always very responsive to my emails and calls, and quickly answered any questions that I had. She was very knowledgeable and gave me great advice on all aspects of the reception, while working with me to make sure my vision came true. Everything was very organized and ran very smoothly during the day of the reception. Many of my guests complimented the delicious food and service of the staff. There were never lines at the bar, and my guests were very happy with the service. I also loved the decor of the venue, with all the candlelight it was very intimate and romantic, and Karen's designed and set up my centerpieces for me, so that was one less thing for me to worry about. You also pay per person and it was very reasonable pricing for all that they did for us, where you would pay for that extra level of service at other venues. Our reception was perfect, very low stress, and I am so grateful for all that Karen's staff did to make it happen! You cannot go wrong with Karen's!
Karen's Fireside did a GREAT job at our reception. Denise was always very responsive to my emails and calls, and quickly Read more...
Karen's Fireside did a GREAT job at our reception. Denise was always very responsive to my emails and calls, and quickly answered any questions that I had. She was very knowledgeable and gave me great advice on all aspects of the reception, while working with me to make sure my vision came true. Everything was very organized and ran very smoothly during the day of the reception. Many of my guests complimented the delicious food and service of the staff. There were never lines at the bar, and my guests were very happy with the service. I also loved the decor of the venue, with all the candlelight it was very intimate and romantic, and Karen's designed and set up my centerpieces for me, so that was one less thing for me to worry about. You also pay per person and it was very reasonable pricing for all that they did for us, where you would pay for that extra level of service at other venues. Our reception was perfect, very low stress, and I am so grateful for all that Karen's staff did to make it happen! You cannot go wrong with Karen's! Read less
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Errin
Wedding:
11/7/2014
5.0/5.0
Denise was AMAZING!!! From or first meeting to the last drink served! She was very responsive to ALL of my questions and never misleading. The food was wonderful and decorations were beyond my expectations! We have had so many complements about the venue, food and the staff that worked our event that nite. I will recommend Karen's to anyone and everyone!
Denise was AMAZING!!! From or first meeting to the last drink served! She was very responsive to ALL of my questions and Read more...
Denise was AMAZING!!! From or first meeting to the last drink served! She was very responsive to ALL of my questions and never misleading. The food was wonderful and decorations were beyond my expectations! We have had so many complements about the venue, food and the staff that worked our event that nite. I will recommend Karen's to anyone and everyone! Read less
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Kimberly
Wedding:
9/27/2014
5.0/5.0
I will defintely recommend karen's fireside for any event. We had many, many compliments about fabulous food, beautiful decorations, friendly staff. We did not have a single issue. Made Michaela and Kevin's day perfect. They delivered on all promises made and is an exceptional value. Our reception was over 250 people and went off without a hitch
I will defintely recommend karen's fireside for any event. We had many, many compliments about fabulous food, beautiful Read more...
I will defintely recommend karen's fireside for any event. We had many, many compliments about fabulous food, beautiful decorations, friendly staff. We did not have a single issue. Made Michaela and Kevin's day perfect. They delivered on all promises made and is an exceptional value. Our reception was over 250 people and went off without a hitch Read less
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Brooke
Wedding:
8/23/2014
5.0/5.0
Everything about Karen's is great! I am from Omaha, but have moved away for grad school and planning a wedding 1,000 miles away from home was difficult, but Karen's made so many of the details so easy for me to get figured out in one motion! Many of the additional items you typically buy for a wedding reception are included at Karen's in the baseline price if you don't want to spend the extra money on them. I took advantage of this when planning our reception at Karen's and used their greeting card cage, some of their centerpiece items, their toasting flutes, and their cake cutting utensils….among other items, such as candles, napkins, tablecloths, beverage ware, etc. that sometimes do not come included with venues. Denise at Karen's was so easy to get ahold of and very accommodating. The staff is pretty flexible when it comes to your decor and special requests as well….they really seem to have a vested interest in making sure our day went exactly how we wanted it to, which was so nice!
On top of the ease of planning and flexibility, the venue itself was great and the food was amazing! You could see everyone in the building at once and could clearly hear what our DJ was saying no matter where you were. The ambience was fantastic and the service was great! The roast beef and chicken marsala were absolutely delicious and I got lots of compliments about the green bean amondine and the mac-n-cheese (we went with it last minute on a whim and our guests absolutely loved it-highly recommend)! Additionally, there was no shortage of food and we had leftovers for our gift opening the next day. I cannot thank Denise and the other staff members at Karen's for making our wedding reception unforgettable for us and for everyone who attended! I highly recommend this venue to any couple looking to have a great reception!
Everything about Karen's is great! I am from Omaha, but have moved away for grad school and planning a wedding 1,000 miles Read more...
Everything about Karen's is great! I am from Omaha, but have moved away for grad school and planning a wedding 1,000 miles away from home was difficult, but Karen's made so many of the details so easy for me to get figured out in one motion! Many of the additional items you typically buy for a wedding reception are included at Karen's in the baseline price if you don't want to spend the extra money on them. I took advantage of this when planning our reception at Karen's and used their greeting card cage, some of their centerpiece items, their toasting flutes, and their cake cutting utensils….among other items, such as candles, napkins, tablecloths, beverage ware, etc. that sometimes do not come included with venues. Denise at Karen's was so easy to get ahold of and very accommodating. The staff is pretty flexible when it comes to your decor and special requests as well….they really seem to have a vested interest in making sure our day went exactly how we wanted it to, which was so nice!
On top of the ease of planning and flexibility, the venue itself was great and the food was amazing! You could see everyone in the building at once and could clearly hear what our DJ was saying no matter where you were. The ambience was fantastic and the service was great! The roast beef and chicken marsala were absolutely delicious and I got lots of compliments about the green bean amondine and the mac-n-cheese (we went with it last minute on a whim and our guests absolutely loved it-highly recommend)! Additionally, there was no shortage of food and we had leftovers for our gift opening the next day. I cannot thank Denise and the other staff members at Karen's for making our wedding reception unforgettable for us and for everyone who attended! I highly recommend this venue to any couple looking to have a great reception! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Easy to work with & guests loved the food they provide!
Easy to work with & guests loved the food they provide!
Easy to work with & guests loved the food they provide! Read less
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Brandy
Wedding:
3/29/2014
5.0/5.0
I just had my reception here and it was fantastic! Denise was a pleasure to work with and her wedding experience really showed. They have a lot of different decor to choose from and worked with me to set up the hall even better then what I could've done myself (and I'm pretty crafty). No need to worry about tables, chairs and napkins, they have it all and in a wide variety of colors . The food was AMAZING!! Our guests were very appreciative and continued to comment on how impressed they were with the menu.The night was PERFECT! One of our guests has Parkinson's and a staff member was nice enough to help him through the line and carry his plate to his table for him and throughout the night, they made sure that we were well taken care of!! Karen herself even made an appearance to personally congratulate us.Thank you so much for your hospitality, we will never forget what an amazing evening we had!
I just had my reception here and it was fantastic! Denise was a pleasure to work with and her wedding experience really Read more...
I just had my reception here and it was fantastic! Denise was a pleasure to work with and her wedding experience really showed. They have a lot of different decor to choose from and worked with me to set up the hall even better then what I could've done myself (and I'm pretty crafty). No need to worry about tables, chairs and napkins, they have it all and in a wide variety of colors . The food was AMAZING!! Our guests were very appreciative and continued to comment on how impressed they were with the menu.The night was PERFECT! One of our guests has Parkinson's and a staff member was nice enough to help him through the line and carry his plate to his table for him and throughout the night, they made sure that we were well taken care of!! Karen herself even made an appearance to personally congratulate us.Thank you so much for your hospitality, we will never forget what an amazing evening we had! Read less
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Diane
Wedding:
3/22/2014
5.0/5.0
Denise and Karen provided a wonderful venue for my wedding reception. It was a dream come true for my husband and me. I gave Karen's Fireside 5 stars because that was the highest I could give them. The quality of the food was superb!
I chose Karen's Fireside from the website. I will admit everything they say on their website is true. There are no hidden fees, everything is included and it was exactly what I expected.
My family and friends had a wonderful time and they loved Karen's. I would recommend it to anyone and everyone!!1
Denise and Karen provided a wonderful venue for my wedding reception. It was a dream come true for my husband and me. I Read more...
Denise and Karen provided a wonderful venue for my wedding reception. It was a dream come true for my husband and me. I gave Karen's Fireside 5 stars because that was the highest I could give them. The quality of the food was superb!
I chose Karen's Fireside from the website. I will admit everything they say on their website is true. There are no hidden fees, everything is included and it was exactly what I expected.
My family and friends had a wonderful time and they loved Karen's. I would recommend it to anyone and everyone!!1 Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We just had our wedding and reception at Karens Fireside. It was amazing! The food was incredibly good and i am still getting raving reviews about it! The venue is sooo beautiful. Our ceremony was gorgeous. Also the pricing was incredible for what we recieved! I would highly recommend Karens Fireside to anyone looking to get married and have a beautiful wedding and reception!
We just had our wedding and reception at Karens Fireside. It was amazing! The food was incredibly good and i am still Read more...
We just had our wedding and reception at Karens Fireside. It was amazing! The food was incredibly good and i am still getting raving reviews about it! The venue is sooo beautiful. Our ceremony was gorgeous. Also the pricing was incredible for what we recieved! I would highly recommend Karens Fireside to anyone looking to get married and have a beautiful wedding and reception! Read less
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