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US$6 - US$35
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Asian, Thai
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Reviewed 25 April 2022

We've been dining at The Blue Orchid for many years. One of our favorites. If you like a cocktail with a little heat, their Thai Basil cocktail is great. My go to dish is the Panag Curry.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 9 January 2022 via mobile

We loved our experience at Blue Orchid. Food and drinks were delicious and we had excellent service. We will definitely be back!

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 17 October 2021 via mobile

Hadn't been to Blue Orchid in a couple years so stopped in late on a Saturday evening. Still great service, still great food and drink. Had a lemongrass Thai chili cocktail (so spicy and delicious!), chicken satay and the Thai basil stir fry. Highly recommend...it to anyone!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 5 March 2021 via mobile

Blue Orchid is a favorite go to place when we are in the downtown Lincoln area. We have always had excellent service, great cocktails and delicious menu choices.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 15 February 2021 via mobile

We haven’t eaten here forever a few years but decided to try it again. It was one of the few restaurants with an opening. That should have been a sign. We got in right away. But waited 10 minutes before a server came by. No,...they weren’t busy. We ordered an appetizer and two meals. The appetizer was good but basically lettuce in rice paper. Not worth $11. While waiting for our main dish the host stopped by to make sure a server came by. They said there were issues. The food came out 20 minutes after our appetizer. Unfortunately mine was lukewarm. My wife’s steak was cooked right but was tough. It came with 2 small bok choy. Not worth $19. Mine was seafood and smelled fishy. Server was all over the place and a standoffish. We won’t be back.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 26 January 2021 via mobile

We dined there on 1/22/21 with a party of 6 and had the worst experience I have ever had. There were very few occupied tables and yet service was extremely slow. We arrived at 7 and ordered appetizers which arrived at our table COLD. Then...our meals finally arrived at 8:45 and were also COLD. They took them back to the kitchen and returned them partially warm on top, so must have just heated them in the microwave. Their excuse was that they had many take out orders, so I guess that was considered a priority over dine in customers. 🤨More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 12 July 2020 via mobile

Some of the best Thai we’ve ever had! Service was amazing, we sat outside on the patio around 7 pm...it was perfect, shady and breezy! Drinks were yummy too. If I were local I’d be back regularly. They did a great job with being COVID...safe; inside and outside the tables were well spaced, disinfected after each party, and staff were wearing masks.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 5 July 2020 via mobile

Blue Orchid is a favorite place for us. Due to Covid 19 we chose to sit outside on the patio. Our meals were delicious and the service was great. We tried to use our Friends of Lied discount card and the management would not honor...it. If you are a Friends of Lied Center card holder, you may want to inquire about it prior to ordering.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

Ok food, bd service, not sure what else to say about it. Slow service, they forget you are there and stand around the bar area and talk.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 16 November 2019 via mobile

Not bad but way over priced and very slow service I want to order more but waiter was too slow at the end I paid 58.00 with no drink for 9 peices of sashimi and one roll

Date of visit: November 2019
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Yes, Blue Orchid offers takeaway services.

Blue Orchid is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5