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Blue Orchid

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129 N 10th St, Lincoln, NE 68508-3633
(402) 742-7250
Today
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our favorite restaurant in Lincoln. My boyfriend always gets the Crying Tiger (and always loves it) and I tried the Blue Crab Fried Rice (delicious!) We love the atmosphere, the food is always good, and the service is fine. I also recommend Butter Chicken and the yellow curry.

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Thank Caitlyn P
Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Atmosphere is pleasant. Parking is challenging. I think that if you are looking for a something different this could be a nice option. . Service was not very good on this particular visit and we needed to send one dish back due to lack of sauce.

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Thank Michelle D
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Blue Orchid has great Thai food. I recommend the Pad-Thai or the drunken noodles. Friendly staff and convenient location.

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Thank John J
Klang, Malaysia
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180 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coming from Malaysia and often a visitor to Thailand, Thai food ulis nothing new to us This restaurant is located at the car park area and not visible when driving. We ordered Tom Yum and Mussels for starter. Tom Yum is very disappointing. Not spicy and sour at all. Mussels is good. Mains are blue crab fried rice, beef, orchid... More 

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Thank RobertChew-MY
Lincoln, Nebraska
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at the Blue Orchid last night for a birthday celebration. Our group had a variety of dishes, and everyone seemed pleased with their selection. Our waitress was very pleasant and attentive.

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Thank wags2wishes
Lincoln, Nebraska
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been a couple of years since I ate at this restaurant, but remember the experience well. The food was great and the service was exceptional. Price wise it is in the upper moderate to expensive range and that is the primary reason I do not eat here that often. When looking for a nice restaurant to entertain friends... More 

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Thank jdbonesteel
Lincoln, Nebraska
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely surroundings were enjoyed by myself and 2 long-time friends. The service was prompt and the offerings were varied.

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Thank MsLoraLu
Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ambience of this restaurant is nice. But the food was below average. I ordered Tom Yum soup and Penang curry. The soup was little more than lemongrass water with boiled chicken pieces. Penang curry was too sweet! I could barely finish it. My wife had similar experience with her drunken noodles. Unnecessarily sweet! We had Tom Yum soup in... More 

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Thank rhasanbd
Lincoln, Nebraska
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95 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

It's served in a pineapple bowl and tasty, zippy without being too hot. We ordered a nice Alsatian Reisling that complemented the food. If you're staying at embassy suites or in Haymarket district it's a short walk; you enter in what appears to be an alley on the south side of the Grand Manse. Also, a good, new brew pub... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Stopped here while traveling through Nebraska on our way to Colorado. The restaurant is difficult to spot because it doesn't sit on 10th street, but is located off of a parking area from the street. The restaurant was converted from the old post office and has an industrial feel. The food was fresh and tasty. The Khao Soi was delicious... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $35
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 N 10th St, Lincoln, NE 68508-3633
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: (402) 742-7250

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?