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Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed September 11, 2019 via mobile

I have not had a bad meal here as of yet! Food and service are fantastic. They have both Japanese and Chinese cuisine. Prices are fair.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

We are traveling and saw the reviews and stopped for dinner. It was one of the better Chinese meals we have ever had. Service was friendly and quick. I wish the little Chinese restaurant we have was half as good. By the way, we had...chicken cashew, dumplings and sushi rolls. They also have a full bar.More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed April 2, 2018

I've enjoyed lunch several times at Perfect Diner and both the food and service were good. My favorite was an hibachi plate - fresh and tasty, which has been dropped from the menu, but they still offer plenty of good Chinese and some Japanese dishes...and sushi. I recently had dinner there with family and the experience was disappointingly different. Our server had trouble understanding what we were ordering but we placed our order, which included soup, pad Thai and an appetizer and five sushi rolls as well as drinks. Soft drinks arrived but we had to remind him about the beer after a lengthy wait. Appetizers arrived fine, then soup. Sometime later, my pad Thai arrived. But no sign of sushi and no explanation. By then, our table was filled with empty plates and bowls so we finally got up and stacked them on a nearby table. Clearing the table or refilling our water didn't happen. I finished my pad Thai and we were still waiting for sushi to arrive. It began arriving a plate at a time over about 5-10 minutes. One roll was not what we ordered so that went back to get remade. Eventually, a gentleman came to our table and told us the sushi should have been served on one large plate. We certainly agreed but explained we didn't have control over that. The sushi was OK. Not the best in town but generous servings and everyone had plenty to eat. The pad Thai serving was huge. It tasted a bit different than I've had elsewhere but was fine. The egg drop soup had a somewhat oily flavor, definitely wouldn't order that again. Overall, the food was adequate, not exceptional but certainly edible. The service, however, was really disjointed and poor. Every place has an off night but this was notably poor.More

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed September 6, 2017

The food in this place was very good and traditional, especially their spicy dish which is my favorite. And rich was put into one container to keep it warm. I will be back definitely.

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed July 29, 2017

When this new building went up the back sided of it looked OK, but nothing that made me want to try it out. Friends were in town today and we decided to try it... and now I am kicking myself for not trying it sooner....The food was really good and the dishes they used seemed better than many such places. A VERY clean feel to the place. (It helps that they built it) My friends picked up the tab so I didn't check the prices closely. They have 3 larger TV's that I remember seeing... turned to sports events, which I personally had not seen in this type of a restaurant. I will be going back!More

Date of visit: July 2017
Reviewed May 25, 2017

We came here as a group of 15 for lunch. We made the reservation a day ahead, and put in our orders at that time so we would be able to sit down and start eating quickly. When we arrived, the staff were flexible and...accommodating with us as we figured out the seating arrangement. They served our drinks quickly, and the food also came out right away. Nearly everything tasted pretty darn good, but our favorite was Mongolian Beef. The staff even came outside to take a group picture for us upon our request. We like this place a lot!More

Date of visit: May 2017
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Really beautiful presentation of delicious food with generous portion sizes. Good service too! Even my 2 yr old had fun and found new food interests.

Date of visit: March 2017
Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, friendly service, large menu. I love the thai milk tea and the decor. The food is average, I haven't ventured much into the menu just what I comfortable with.

Date of visit: January 2017
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Had Friday evening dinner with friends. Seated right away in the fairly new restaurant, nice decor and an interesting bubble window as you enter. Staff was very attentive and our food arrived quicky. We had sushi and crab rangoon as appetizers, our entrees were a...mixture of Thai and Chinese dishes, plenty of food with enough to take home for lunch. Careful you do not miss the building, it is just south of Cornhusker on N 27th (west side of Street).More

Date of visit: January 2017
Reviewed December 12, 2016

Food is well prepared and served. Portions are generous and can be very spicy or not - your choice. Wait staff is helpful and friendly and efficient. Has Sushi Bar.

Date of visit: December 2016
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