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NiFen Bistro

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214 S Lafayette St Ste A, Shelby, NC 28150-4366
+1 704-481-8882
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11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 14:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Who would have ever thought that in a small friendly city like Shelby, NC, that, in our opinion, a world class restaurant was tucked away? We enjoy eating out more than most folks and in doing so, we've attained a "taste" for great food and service...we demand it in fact since dining out is not cheap...well...maybe at a fast food... More 

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Thank Steve n-Carol H
Charlotte, North Carolina
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Truly enjoyed this little restaurant with excellent food. Had the shrimp appetizer which was off the charts good. The beef shoulder was prepared just right and the bananas dessert was amazing. Great place.

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Thank John B
Shelby, North Carolina
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53 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I have reviewed this very fine dining establishment several times-- birthdays, Valentines, New Years Eve-- and it has been consistently wonderful! But now I am compelled to share that their take our is just as wonderful as dining in! I had recently had surgery and really wasn't up to dressing up and going out We pretty much know the menu,... More 

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Thank 59Traveler1964
York, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was fairly quiet when we arrived apart from a table of 10 ladies having a loud girls night out. The waitress discretely placed us well away from the party so we wouldn't be disturbed. Our server was a lovely lady with a pleasant manner and was well versed with the menu . Good food, well prepared with generous... More 

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richmond,virginia
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130 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We had a wonderful dining experience on this visit to NiFen Bistro, right from the start! We were told about the restaurant from the owners of The Inn of the Patriots, and had perused the menu while at the Inn. We planned on eating early, and noticed they had an "early bird" special that actually had everything on it I... More 

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Thank loving-bears
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300 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The place is owned by the owners of the B&B we were staying at. It was certainly close enough and we got a free appetizer from our B&B. The menu is eclectic and limited. We started out with potstickers with the best dipping sauce we have ever tasted. We also had a fried oyster salad and a cured pork main.... More 

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Thank Nancy M
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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843 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

My husband and I live in Hendersonville and friends that we were meeting here for dinner live in the Charlotte area...it was about an hour's drive for both. When our friends recommended Ni Fen because a family member had eaten here, we were totally on board since we had dinner here a few years ago when visiting in the area... More 

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Thank Anne M
Shelby, North Carolina
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The food was very good and the wait staff were pleasant. We were served promptly after ordering. This is somewhat an upscale restaurant and is a great place to entertain business clientele. I would highly recommend this establishment to anyone.

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Thank hollandkim34
Durham, North Carolina
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98 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This restaurant was a recommendation of Marti from The Inn of the Patriots as he is the owner of both along with his wife Stormy. It was excellent! The place was really busy. We had the pork chop that I really enjoyed. Nice restaurant.

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Thank ncst8fan
Shelby, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

You can get good casual dining at lunch for cheap or break out your wallet and go for the filet Mignon at supper. It's the best steak I have ever had, hands down

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 S Lafayette St Ste A, Shelby, NC 28150-4366
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Shelby
  • Phone Number: +1 704-481-8882

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