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Leongs Asian Diner

1540 W Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807-5707
+1 417-887-7500
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“cashew chicken” (83 reviews)
“egg rolls” (18 reviews)
“crab rangoon” (14 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1540 W Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807-5707
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ala Carte order of Moo Goo Gai Pan to go with two egg rolls was over $18 and the serving was a single serving. Not enough to even split with two people. $6.29 for two egg rolls....really?? Other similar restaurants would be 1/2 the price...More

Thank Gary T
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

This place was really great. It was clean, smelled nice, and had a freindly staff with perfect & quick service. I had the cashew chicken which may be the best in Springfield, with crab rangoon and egg drop soup as well, they were both excellent....More

Thank Aaron H
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

I am from KC. Bolings was the standard I rated Chinese by. I now rate Chinese food by Leongs. By far, the best Cashew Chicken and Hot and Sour Soup I have ever had. The other three diners enjoyed their meal. The service was excellent!...More

Thank Slyclone
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Leong's has delicious food, including its famous cashew chicken, which is now offered in restaurants worldwide. Great service, good family atmosphere, amazing food. Don't miss it.

Thank JaniceG1950
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed eating here Dec. 2017. There really seems to be a nod to the historicity of the founder's claim of originating Springfield cashew chicken. The general tso chick was AMAZING the cashew chicken was spot on and the beef lo mein was fabulous. The...More

Thank oin1313
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Have eaten here twice recently and have been very impressed with the food and service. The first time I had the famous Cashew chicken which I thought was great. Last week I had the General Chicken and an egg roll. Was also great. Egg roll...More

Thank Clark Z
Reviewed 21 December 2017

My favorite Asian food in Springfield! If you're lucky in addition to the great food you'll have an opportunity to meet the namesake, Mr. Leong who is in his 90's but still a fixture in the restaurant!

Thank kmeads05
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

The home of “Springfield-style” Cashew Chicken. Overall, quite good and better than you expect in a smaller city. Their version of cashew chicken has the chicken in chunks (it’s real chicken not mystery me

Thank Pilot V
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Simple, consistent, and affordable. Not too fancy. Staff is "Very good". Wanton soup, orange chicken is excellent. Thanks for the great service everytime.

Thank Alwaystellthetrith
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We stopped at Leong's to order take-out on the road to Branson We ordered their famous Cashew Chicken, and their version of General Chicken. Both turned out to be the most flavorful version of an ordinary dish that I have ever had! Which gives me...More

Thank George H
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Response from MsNormaJean | Reviewed this property |
Best way to determine what they do offer is to do a Google Search for "Leong's Tea House, Springfield, MO". That search will get you to their Website, and it does have their Menu. The menu is great, and I'll bet they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1540 W Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807-5707
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 417-887-7500
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