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Blue Orchid

129 N. 10th St, Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 742-7250
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Ranked #6 of 546 Restaurants in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $35
Cuisines: Thai
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Lincoln, Nebraska
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Its been awhile since we had been here. Our last visit was very very good. This time wasnt quite as good as last time. First off the atmosphere is quite nice. Open yet a nice place for a romantic dinner. Our food wasnt as flavorful as in the past. Prawn cakes very good. Seafood medley was good but didnt have... More

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United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Great Thai Food in a Beautiful Atmosphere! Flavors are well-composed and presentation is great! Great bar selections and wine list.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Best thai in Lincoln and competes well with some of the top Thai places in Chicago, Innovative chef great bar

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Lincoln, Nebraska
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This restaurant is great for a date, or slow lunch. The interior of the restaurant is classy and modern. As for the food, the ingredients are fresh, and seasoned well. The portion sizes are very healthy. I usually order Thai Basil with fried tofu...really flavorful. Save some room for dessert too. Their strawberry shortcake was fantastic!

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The place is very pretty inside, but the parking is TERRIBLE, and we think the service is, too. Even to get a drink, you wait forever. The staff seem very snobby-(?)- and we think the portions are SMALL for what they charge. The egg rolls or spring rolls appetizer? They give you like 4 or 5 and they're the size... More

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Michigan
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163 reviews 163 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

One way of evaluating Thai restaurants is to compare the Tom Yum soup from one to another. In this case, the shrimp (two of them, at extra cost) were quite tasty, but the broth appeared to be made from beef, which is rather atypical. The result was OK, but hardly exceptional. The Thai basil with chicken was obviously spiced for... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Surprisingly great meal. Just enough in quantity. Perfect in flavor. Waiter knew his wines. Worth the time and money if in Lincoln.

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OKC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Seriously? The girl that greeted us at the door couldn't have been any more stuck up. We were dressed tidily but she obviously had an issue with our quite possibly less than trendy appearance! This started us off on a bad note. Thankfully our friends and family made the visit more enjoyable. The staff need to realize that if not... More

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I have had their lunch menus a number of times and every time it is great! I had never had Thai food before trying them the first time but I can say that I have, and will, again. I have not found a bad thing on their lunch menu yet.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Food is always great, haven't had a bad thing there yet! My wife's favorite restaurant in town. They have a drink called the Drunken Monkey - banana infused Jameson that is off of the charts!

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