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Blue Orchid

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129 N 10th St, Lincoln, NE 68508-3633
+1 402-742-7250
Today
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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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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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food and the service was absolutely wonderful, we went for the first time to celebrate a birthday! We will definitely go back again and again

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Thank Terri G
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Blue Orchid never fails to please. I especially like that the staff is versed in the dishes and can make accurate recommendations when you tell them what you want. The cocktails are top notch too.

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Thank Kathleen T
Omaha, Nebraska
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231 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Very hard to find this place. It is located in sort of an alleyway and the front of the restaraunt does not face the street. Also there is no parking very close. My first impression entering the place was very good. Nice decorations and real cloth tablecloths. Our waiter was over quickly and answered our questions completely and took our... More 

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Thank Hapkidodave
Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2017

I have eaten at the Blue Orchid with my wife and friends many times and we have never been disappointed. Our server during our last visit was friendly and knowledgeable about both the menu and libations offered. The chicken satay appetizer is a delicious starter as are all of the appetizers. A lot of tasty options on the main menu... More 

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Thank Randy S
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Our server was a guy named Kris who was both friendly and knowledgeable about the menu including every beverage in the house. I'd recommend the Khao Soi as he did. Will return for this dish.

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Thank Adamz69
Crete, Nebraska
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 13, 2017

This is probably the 5th time I have eaten at this restaurant, previous times have been a good experience. This time however was horrible. My wife and I were both going to order the lamb, but we always like to try something new and share, so I tried the beef in cognac dish. The good news was that my wife... More 

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Thank N8334YDericf
Lincoln, Nebraska
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

The dishes are simple and well-presented. This is a good date-night or nice lunch spot. Every dish I try is delicious and there is flexibility about the level of spiciness in any given dish. A very pretty restaurant with pretty food.

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Thank AEWA
Lincoln, Nebraska
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335 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

A bit of a contrast - upscale atmosphere with reasonably priced menu. Very well prepared dishes. The bar offers drinks that are crafted well.

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Thank HuskerTraveler2
adams, NE
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96 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2017

We visited Blue Orchid for an anniversary celebration. The food was superb, as was the service. Highly recommended.

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Thank sherylselivanoff
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92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Maybe we hit the timing wrong the other night. Yes, the place was full, but it took half an hour for the appetizer soup to come out, and a full hour for our two main dishes to come out. That's pretty lame. And only saw our waitress for the order, when food came out, and for the bill. Poor service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $35
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
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: +1 402-742-7250

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