We are now open at 50% capacity inside!!

Our hours are still reduced:
THU: 4P - 11P
FRI + SAT: 4P - 2A
SUN: 4P -11P

Masks are required inside and are available for free
All seating is first come, first serve. We will resume reservations later this year.
Kitchen open until last call

Drinks + Food
Until 2 a.m.

Hours of operation



4pm – 2am
4pm – 2am
4pm – 2am
4pm – 2am
4pm – 2am
4pm – 2am

Happy hour 4-6pm every day

Come on in

Located on the corner of 16th & Harney
329 South 16th Street Omaha, NE 68102

Private parties

To reserve Mercury for your party or to learn more about party packages, email info@mercury-omaha.com.

The Bar

Welcome to Mercury

Mercury is a contemporary mid-century cocktail lounge, serving late-night food with an extensive selection of wine. We sometimes play 80s yacht rock.

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Clinebell ice machine

Our Clinebell ice machine uses single-direction freezing to produce flawless 300-lb. blocks of ice. By only freezing from the bottom and using a pump to circulate the water as it freezes, all of the air and impurities in the water are left out of the ice. This results in a 10” x 20” x 40” block you can read through. We then take that block, hit it with a chainsaw, and hand-carve every large ice cubes that come in any of our drinks on the rocks.

This ice is peerless, and this is the only Clinebell between Denver and Minneapolis.

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NOTE: Menus change regularly


Main menu

Our current selection of seasonal cocktails, wines by the glass, and beer.

Current food menu is subject to change daily.

Full wine list

Mercury’s certified sommelier, Sara Mellor, maintains a cellar that focuses on classic wines from classic regions. With a rotating selection, there is not only a wine for every palate but also plenty of wines that are rare or off the beaten path.

Full liquor list

We have an extensive selection of spirits and liqueurs. With more than 350 labels, you are sure to find something you’ve never experienced before.

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Upcoming events at Mercury

For more information on upcoming events — including classes, tastings, and more — follow us on Facebook.

Book your reservations for parties of up to 8 on our Tock page.

For larger parties or to discuss holding your own event at Mercury, email us at info@mercury-omaha.com.

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About us
Phil Athy


Phil Athy


An Iowa native, Phil has been on opening teams for dedicated whiskey bars as well as been head bartender of bars with established cocktail programs. While he possesses a deep knowledge of bourbon and scotch, the ability to improve people’s day in small but meaningful ways keeps Phil bartending.


Some kind words from good folks

Raising the Bar

Omaha Magazine |

'Miracle at Mercury' offers a Winter Wonderland for Christmas enthusiasts

KPTM Fox42 |

These Are America’s 10 Most Important Whiskey Bars

Uproxx | March 12, 2018

"If you want the best whiskey cocktail in the state, check out Mercury"

Food Network | September 18, 2017

The 2017 Imbibe 75

Imbibe Magazine | January 3, 2017

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