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$5 - $35
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed June 15, 2020 via mobile

I ordered scallion pancakes. Whatever they were, they were not scallion pancakes. None of the classic elements were there, no coiled dough, no scallions, nothing remotely flakey about them. So I turned to the tofu special I ordered. After one bite I had to throw...it out. Pure salt and absolutely no flavor. So I tried the sweet and sour soup. I ate one bite and had to throw it out. No flavor, just salt. I do not what happened to the chef today. I love scallion pancakes and am very disappointed with my order today.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed January 6, 2020

We arrived at Lan Noodle House at 11:30am on a Saturday morning. Sadly, the first thing we discovered when trying to order: no pot stickers available! A Saturday morning, just before noon, and no pot stickers? That was a big disappointment. We ordered the scallion...pancake and it was extremely disappointing. Thin and damp napkin greasy, it was very unappetizing and left me with indigestion. My father-in-law, bless his heart, made a wonderful version, with scallion pieces thoughtfully rolled into a multilayered cake that was gently pan-fried in a little oil. Perhaps I’m jaded because I have such an outstanding version as a standard, but I swear, these were so greasy, I could not in good faith recommend ordering them here. My wife ordered the Lanzhou beef noodle, and again, disappointing. For $10.95, she got three little strips of beef, meager noodles and some vegetables in a large bowl of broth. The Lanzhou Stewed Beef Noodle was nicely flavored and a bit more substantial, but still should have been a bit larger for the price. Maybe I had too high expectations going in, but this place wouldn't cut it if there were other noodle houses around.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 22, 2019 via mobile

Excellent Chinese menu items at reasonable prices. We were especially pleased with the crab Rangoon, and sesame chicken which were excellent.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 10, 2019

You would need to travel to China to find hand-pulled noodles as good as those served in this restaurant. We found the Lan House completely by accident as we wandered around downtown Lincoln during our one-night stay. Choose this restaurant if you want to enjoy...Chinese hand-pulled noodles at their best.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 30, 2019

Ordered online and picked up the Orange Chicken lunch special with hot and sour soup and Crab Rangoon. Hot and Sour soup had more cayenne spice than I care for but it was good. Appears vegetarian - a few veg and tofu. The Crab Rangoon...is very sweet, but also good. The Orange Chicken was also good. It was served with broccoli which was apparently steamed and not tossed in wok with chicken - only sauce was what it was sitting in. Overall, a nice change of pace for lunch and no big complaints. Quite a few lunch special options to pick from. This was only my 2nd visit. My first was back when they first opened and not sure if it was menu selection or still working things out, but wasn't a great experience. Better this time!More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed July 19, 2019

I was in Lincoln for a conference, I stopped here for lunch 2 times. The hot and sour soup was super tasty, decently hot and actually sour at the same time, I had egg rolls which tasted different from the basic frozen fried you get...at other places, and the General Tso Chicken, it was nice that it wasn't too sweet. I will go back next time in Lincoln.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed May 16, 2019

vast menu of authentic Chinese dishes - had to start with the black mushroom salad - over the top great taste - Lan house has dishes specializing in the fresh noodles - really did taste better, classic 'al dente" texture - wide noodles are fun...for a change from the conventional spaghetti size - enjoyed the Westland (wide noodle) lamb stew in rich gravy/sauce - other bowls had house garlicy chili oil based broth - real good - lots of veggies & meat of choice - even baby boy choy leaves - after getting the noodles & tender morsels of meat out with your chop sticks, ditch the spoon & slurp from the bowl - mmm, broth is twice as good when slurped!...fair prices for downtown with meaty, large bowls -also lots of classic & exotic (tripe) Chinese dishes on menu - enjoy! *SPOILER ALERT - check out the mystery cargo crate in the ladies room - imports from the homeland!More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed March 12, 2019

Thought you couldn't find authentic Asian food in a random state like Nebraska? You thought wrong. There are so many options to choose from, and I can almost guarantee that your entree of choice will fill you up. The appetizers are pretty filling too according...to my friends. I missed that bullet by just getting a spring roll. I also got kung pao tofu which was delicious. The vegetables. sauce, and peanuts added a nice touch. The staff are all very nice and the prices aren't too bad. Walking distance from the Graduate hotel. Fairly limited seating.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

This place is amazing! First time there, but it won’t be the last! We picked this place on a whim after watching a movie. So glad we did! We were greeted right when we walked in and the waiter (Peter I believe) was prompt to...take our order. Food came out cooked perfectly and in a decent time, not too quick as of pre-made and microwaved and didn’t take forever. I must mention that the food was delicious! We shared a lamb bowl and pork potstickers and we still took some home. Overall a great place and we will return.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

OH boy. I'm a sucker for hand-pulled noodles, and I was NOT disappointed- absolutely delicious!! Took me right back to China with each bite. Be patient if the place is crowded. You'll be glad you waited, especially if you love hand-pulled noodles. 💗 Cost of...bowl of noodles (non-spicy beef) was around $8.50 + tax. Well worth it. Beware of parking - there is a garage across the street but not sure if accessible to public. We were parked closer to the Children's Museum, so we just walked it.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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