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NiFen Bistro

214 S Lafayette St Ste A, Shelby, NC 28150-4366
+1 704-481-8882
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“filet” (11 reviews)
“pot stickers” (8 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
11:00 - 14:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
214 S Lafayette St Ste A, Shelby, NC 28150-4366
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I occasionally meet up with friends that live in Charlotte, for dinner at Ni-Fen Bistro, since it is about an hour's drive for each and we really enjoy Ni-Fen Bistro. On this occasion we didn't know it when we made the reservation,...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As the only fine dining place in Shelby, bring your cash or credit card. The food is something you can not find anywhere else in town & they know it. While nice for a special occasion, I couldn't afford it too many times.

Thank Viperess
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The atmosphere at NiFen is great. The ingredient quality is excellent, the presentation superb. My only complaint is that the food was insufficiently seasoned. The flavor profile was great, it just needed a bit more punch.

Thank prainnc
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Every year this is where my husband and I go for Valentines Day. We do this because it is expensive but so delicious and the atmosphere is romantic. Friday nights they have an acoustic guitarist come in to play and I love it! The potstickers...More

Thank Annie H
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We arrived before 6:00 and benefited from a special price of $20 for soup or salad, choice of entree and dessert. Salmon on sauteed spinach & lentils, with bacon- succulent! Brie plate appetizer with crackers, and assorted fruit was absolutely wonderful. Also fresh bread was...More

Thank BigcatVirginia
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The crab cakes are fantastic. Great service and upscale, yet casual, atmosphere. Great for date night or a nice dinner with friends.

Thank Cindy E
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Group of us were in Shelby for a conference, so the were a lot more people in the restaurants than normally would be. Service was quicker than expected. The food was great! I had the Southern Fried Chicken Salad which was very good. When I...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

To be fair, it was a very crowded night and we waited a long time for our food. Our waitress did her best to hurry things along though. Our pot sticker appetizer was very good. My wife's Scottish salmon with lentils and spinach was excellent....More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 11 March 2017

My husband and I really enjoyed our dinner here. I ordered the special, which was roasted trout stuffed with crab and wrapped with bacon. It was served with seasoned rice and fresh roasted asparagus. My husband chose the "early bird special" with the chicken primavera,...More

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were in town for family funeral and met cousins at this restaurant. Wonderful surprise to find such classy place in small town. The Food was delicious, served hot and beautifully presented. Waitress was attentive without being annoying. Shrimp appetizer was amazing, seafood pasta outstanding...More

Thank Genevieve A
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1.51 km away
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.14 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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