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“Great Thai food in Nebraska? Yes.”
Review of Blue Orchid

Blue Orchid
Ranked #20 of 657 Restaurants in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$35
Cuisines: Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Nebraska
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Thai food in Nebraska? Yes.”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

I've been eating here for a few years now and have never had a bad meal. The panang curry is wonderful.

Visited April 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Ligonier PA
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202 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Unique”
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Oddly, this restaurant has a beach feel--wide open dining room, plenty of light, festive decor. Hard to find, well off of the sidewalk. Dined with large group; waiters did separate checks for everyone. My dish was spectacular, "Perfect Trio." This place is advertised as Thai, but the menu is pretty much pan-Asian.

Visited July 2013
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Madison, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“maybe dinner is better?”
Reviewed 18 July 2013

I was a little disappointed in this place. Went for lunch and had spring roll followed by green curry with scallops. Lunch combo seems like a good value at 9.95 but I imagine dinner is actually a better deal in terms of quality/quantity. The appetizer spring roll (served warm and coated in sauce) was quite small and the curry was mostly sauce with few veggies (watch the strips of jalapeño which look like green pepper). I paid $4 extra for scallops in curry because of the rave scallop reviews on tripadvisor. Scallops were well cooked but only 3 1/2 small-medium sized ones which was disappointing. Again, perhaps dinner portion better value? I certainly didn't feel like I got a $15 meal at lunch. The service was good and the space pleasant with ample seating but far from remarkable in terms of ambiance. I would definitely go back but at dinner to compare quantity/quality when ordering off the full menu versus the lunch options.

  • Visited July 2013
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Valley Falls, Kansas
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“always worth another visit”
Reviewed 12 July 2013

Virtually every visit to Lincoln includes at least one meal at the Blue Orchid. We like to sit at the bar to eat - the friendliest bartenders in town, even if you're not imbibing. Food is consistently fresh and flavorful. Love everything on the menu -

Visited June 2013
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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 reviews
“A little expensive but great overall”
Reviewed 25 June 2013

Love Thai food. Was a little nervous about going to a Thai restaurant in Lincoln NE, but I was very impressed. Server gave great recommendation on a cocktail, and also adding a fried egg to my dinner.

Visited June 2013
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