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8396 Musick Memorial Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63144-2914
+1 314-993-3754
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Saint Louis, MO
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have always been happy with Mai Lee. We used to get carry out at least monthly when they were down the street; now they have moved a bit further away, so we don't eat there as much. Big menu featuring Chinese and Vietnamese options. My favorite is the goi cuon fresh spring rolls, the soups and pho's are also... More 

Thank arniearn
Level Contributor
182 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Boasting a huge menu filled with apps, soups, salads, noodle dishes and a variety of entrees Mai Lee satisfies the diner new to Asian food and regulars looking for comfort food or a jolt to the taste buds. Service is efficient and servers are helpful. There's also a nice bar area...and outdoor seating area.

Thank HebbieDacker
Hyattsville, Maryland
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124 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered tamarind tofu, and didn't taste the tamarind at all. The sauce was just wimpy, weak, and not particularly savory. The vegetarian Vietnamese spring roll was great. The hostess was not very nice (I asked if they could slightly separate two tables with total four seats and only two diners, so I could take a seat, but she wouldn't... More 

Thank ryan61562
Saint Louis, Missouri
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242 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is the go-to spot for Vietnamese food in St. Louis. A long-time favorite, Mai Lee delivers consistently good food and excellent service. If you're unsure about what to order, your server will provide chapter and verse on putting together a wonderful meal with a great variety of dishes to sample. We are actually headed to Vietnam and on our... More 

Thank Noni314
Saint Louis, Missouri
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186 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We went this past Saturday night for dinner and it was packed. The wait was quoted as 30-40 minutes. It took more than an hour to get a table. They work hard and we cannot complain about how they try and turn the tables - but when they are packed it is not comfortable unless you can stand outside. This... More 

Thank schnedavid
Level Contributor
16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

This is you place. Ever since they were a teensy carry out place in the 80s, we've loved Mai Lee. Every time we go, I swear I have a new favorite. Enormous menu! Something for everyone.

Thank warnerd3
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87 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

restaurant is located in a very good location within the city with convenient garage parking. the staff & management are friendly & courteous. they make an excellent duck noodle soup.

Thank Baopham316
Level Contributor
39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This place is always buzzing, but the wait is not long because of the efficiency of the staff. The wait is worth every minute! The soups are their reputation, but the other dishes are just as delectable! The waiter was very friendly and professional, and knew just when to serve us.

Thank Peter S
Saint Louis, Missouri
Level Contributor
15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I have ordered from here many, many, many times and I have always enjoyed the food tremendously. I have tried a variety of the items and they have all been great and there are a lot of items to choose from. Very fresh and always dependable.

Thank Shirley Q
O'Fallon, Illinois
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Great food! Great location. Decent prices. Man, they are always busy. And I love the iced coffee. I will be back.

Thank charlesmA2967WJ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Asian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8396 Musick Memorial Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63144-2914
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-993-3754

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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?