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The Oriental House

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1502 E 20th St, Scottsbluff, NE 69361
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food and nice staff

We really liked the staff here - very friendly and making sure that we had everything we needed. Food was good - not quite as spicy as I might have wanted but probably right for the area. Prices were reasonable and my glass of plum wine was enormous. All in all, a good family dinner for us... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Colorado
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  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Scottsbluff, Nebraska
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

He always gets black pepper chicken with no bell pepper. I Change up. They have a wonderful buffet, but I'm not such a great cook so like to order from the menu & then I have leftovers for lunch next day. Since we live in town this works. The family that runs the place is terrific. My hubby remembers when... More 

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Scottsbluff, Nebraska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

They have my absolute favorite dish (Pad See Yew) in town, and my teen daughters LOVE their sushi. But we rarely get take out or go there because they don't have enough front-of-house staff. Multiple times there were only two people who were doing ALL of the following: rolling sushi, waiting tables, handling cash register for BOTH dine-in and take-out.... More 

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Colorado
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We really liked the staff here - very friendly and making sure that we had everything we needed. Food was good - not quite as spicy as I might have wanted but probably right for the area. Prices were reasonable and my glass of plum wine was enormous. All in all, a good family dinner for us here.

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Riverton, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I had not eaten Chinese in Scottsbluff for over 2 years and was looking for the one with the buffet I had eaten at last but it was no longer there. I saw the Oriental House about a block away and decided to try it. When I walked in the first thing I noticed was that the restaurant was exceptionally... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Food portions were large but food was very average. The lunch special did come with tea which was nice. Service was ok but the place could use some major cleaning

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Trophy Club, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We tried several Chinese restaurants while we were there and this is definitely the best. A rare find in such a rural area.

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Orange City, IA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I've really enjoyed eating at this restaurant since I've been in the Scottsbluff area. You can get Chinese, Thai, and Sushi - your choice. So far I've focused on the Thai and Sushi menus and look forward to trying more items. The dining room is pleasant and the waitstaff professionally efficient.

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Abilene, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I love the rounded dragon entryway and the decor that is so enthusiastically Asian. Their food is very good, the service is prompt and polite and it's a favorite for this local.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

I agree that great sushi is a surprise out here on the plains. My salmon nigiri sushi and shrimp tempura rolls have always been fresh and delicious. Happy Family is a favorite and the vegetables are perfectly crisp, not cooked to death, and they aren't stingy on the meats and seafood. Great dish. Share the Pu Pu platter, it's ample... More 

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Scottsbluff
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Was freezing cold inside took forever to get food and poor communication between customers and the servers maybe try again in summer-time

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Additional Information about The Oriental House

Address: 1502 E 20th St, Scottsbluff, NE 69361
Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Scottsbluff
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: Asian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1502 E 20th St, Scottsbluff, NE 69361
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Scottsbluff

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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