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NiFen Bistro

214 S Lafayette St Ste A, Shelby, NC 28150-4366
+1 704-481-8882
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“filet” (11 reviews)
“pot stickers” (6 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
214 S Lafayette St Ste A, Shelby, NC 28150-4366
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

The menu and ambiance would have been at home in Charlotte as it was in Shelby. The salad was real - as in no iceberg lettuce - and good size. The pot stickers were fresh and tasty. One of my Aussie tablemates sampled the ribeye...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kristy C
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

I was here with colleagues here from US. I had a ribeye steak. It was made well but the meat was so wiry. The French fries are slouchy and with to much salt. The atmosphere it’s like a station concourse and Musik was to loud...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank shark_1064
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Girlfriend and I had lunch here on Friday,which was our first visit.She had the Caesar salad and chicken linguine with white wine sauce.I had the fried oyster salad and chefs special which was Halibut tacos and pasta salad.Everything was outstanding! Huge portions too.The salads are...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank HardJax
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We ate here before one time my daughter liked it so we had her birthday there with just family, very up scale place to have a dinner and cocktail.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Melissa W
Reviewed July 28, 2018

NiFen Bistro had been on our radar for some time so when we in the area, it was a must to stop in for lunch. This little bistro exudes quality from the moment you walk in. The menu is carefully chosen perhaps for quality rather...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Levannah
Reviewed July 20, 2018

This is a very upscale, delicious restaurant in downtown Shelby. The food is out of this world! It has a nice atmosphere and everyone around here loves it!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank KatRose86
Reviewed April 29, 2018

The food was great. I had scallops over spinach risotto. Cooked to perfection. My husband had sea bass. It was like butter. Our waitress was very attentive as well.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Pati1972
Reviewed April 24, 2018

My husband and I along with 2 other couples came here for dinner. We have been here a few times as it is a good meeting spot for us traveling from Hendersonville and our friends coming from Charlotte. We have always enjoyed our evenings, the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Anne M
Reviewed February 28, 2018

We wandered around downtown Shelby on a Saturday evening and happily discovered this unique eatery. The food was superb, and we loved the great classical guitar music by Eddie Cooke. We shared the chef selection (mahi-mahi), an appetizer (cha-cha shrimp), and the bananas Ni Fen....More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank eloquacity1
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

I was excited to hear that NiFen was opening back up for weekends but after eating there recently I see that some things haven’t changed. The dining room is warm and inviting and our server was excellent, but that is where it ended. My wife...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Toothsome-in-NC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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