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Shen Cafe

3520 Village Dr, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE 68516-4799
+1 402-420-0487
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Jul 3, 2017
“A nice surprise!”
Nov 18, 2016
“Good start, could improve”
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
3520 Village Dr, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE 68516-4799
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

Best Chinese food in Lincoln hands down. Peter and his team use fresh, often locally sourced ingredients and have created a quality fast casual Chinese dining experience

Thank Joshua T
Reviewed March 18, 2014

Being burned out of the average "sticky, sweet, bland, poor-quality" Chinese Lincoln has to offer everywhere, I stumbled upon this recommendation via Reddit and I am so glad I took the drive out. It's right by Tandoor and Coffey & Co around 38th and Old...More

Thank Chelsey P
Reviewed March 2, 2014

The food was very good quality but the service was a bit slow. So as long as you are not in a hurry it is a great place to find a delicious meal. The chicken was very good quality.

Thank sablinc99
Reviewed February 26, 2014

food was expensive and not that very good at all, I have had way better chinese and at way lower prices.

Thank bktit
Reviewed January 13, 2014

A little out of the way, this spotless place has great food, generous portions and quick service. Dinner was excellent and reasonably priced with big city choices.

1  Thank mark m
Reviewed December 30, 2013

I am very impressed with the quality of food at Shen Cafe. I have tried the Orange Glaze Chicken and the Curry Chicken. Both meals were very good and far better than your normal Chinese food. I was also impressed with the cleanliness and atmosphere...More

1  Thank Gipfather
Reviewed December 25, 2013

My wife and I have been here many times and I have tried many things on the menu. I have liked everything I have had here. My favorite thing is probably the Orange Glaze Chicken (I order it blazing). The service is also very good....More

1  Thank nbdunnigan
Reviewed November 23, 2013

We visited Shen Cafe after reading a recommendation online, and we were thoroughly pleased. The staff was very friendly, the food was excellent and everything seemed to be a step up in quality from your usual Chinese place (fresh pineapple instead of canned, for example),...More

1  Thank Erin C
Reviewed November 21, 2013

My husband and I found Shen Cafe by chance when our "regular" Chinese place was closed. How lucky for us! The food is delicious, the staff is very friendly, and the atmosphere is modern, clean and comfortable. I've visited a couple times now with family...More

1  Thank sikoras
Reviewed November 15, 2013

It's a little different in the sense you order when you come in. Tell them it is your first time and they will explain everything to you. Once you order you sit down and they will bring your food to you. I had the chicken...More

Thank Tracy C
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August 28, 2016|
Response from ShenCafeNE | Property representative |
They only serve a couple beers at the moment: tsingtao and boulevard wheat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $9
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3520 Village Dr, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE 68516-4799
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-420-0487
  • E-mail
Shen Cafe believes that great Chinese food starts with the ingredients. Thus, we are on a mission to find the best ingredients for our customers. We will purchase the freshest meats and produce available to us. In addition, we aim to purchase local ingredients when possible. Our sauces and marinades are made in house through recipes created from over 25 years of experience in the Chinese food industry. The food will be cooked fresh to guarantee the highest quality and the best taste we can achieve.
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