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Blue Orchid

129 N 10th St, Lincoln, NE 68508-3633
+1 402-742-7250
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“thai food” (28 reviews)
“drunken noodles” (20 reviews)
“green curry” (7 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
129 N 10th St, Lincoln, NE 68508-3633
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food - but make sure you allow yourself extra time. Slow service, but excellent food makes up for it. Our 20-something kids love it, so we meet them there for special occasions - birthdays, graduations, and other important times!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EmptyNester0816
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Last time we ate here the 2 hr wait for food and service with no crowd made me promise never to return. should have kept the promise as today it was even worse. only one server for the lunch crowd??? Is there a manager to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank muzunguterry
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Our server was pleasant and helpful. The ambience is more upscale and industrial. Four of us each ordered a different entree. One chicken was good, the beef entree was grisly. The tiger shrimp cakes were so dense that I could eat only one. I would...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank labguides
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We followed Google maps around the block 3 times before we figured out where this was. It's tucked behind the old courthouse/capitol. We were able to find on- street parking but it was late at night. I wonder what the alternatives are when the city...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bjb2012sime
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Ate at this restaurant a number of years ago and had a pleasant experience. Our recent revisit was less so. Although the restaurant was crowded, we were seated immediately. We placed our orders and then had to wait almost an hour for our entrees. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank DMGAmes_Iowa
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We sought out vegan food in the land of beef and bar-b-que and we found just the right spot at Blue Orchid. We enjoyed patio dining and a server, Toni, who helped us select vegan options. Will return when we venture through Lincoln next time!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Roger D
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

One of the best restaurants downtown. Nice setting in older building. Nice table dishes. Good service. Good Asian food.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Richard W
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful evening and we decided to go for our anniversary. The service was so slow and excruciating. Took half an hour to get my mojito. As I sat and watched the bartender yukking it up with co workers. The place was half empty. Waitress was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank eetrnloptmst
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We have been enjoying the food at this restaurant since it opened about 2005. The only problem we ever have is deciding what we will choose to eat because we enjoy almost all of their choices. The drinks are also unique and enjoyable. The parking...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Gary H
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We always get a great meal and at least good if not excellent service when we visit. Great dishes that you can't find elsewhere; the Kao Soi is our favorite. Would be nice if beer selection was expanded.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Adamz69
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Response from prairiewolf | Reviewed this property |
A few blocks from the Marriott.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 N 10th St, Lincoln, NE 68508-3633
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-742-7250
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