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English first
San Francisco, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We were a party of 3, craving some Chinese food. After trying to get into a couple of places and finding them closed, we ended up at Lai Lai at around 4pm for some really late lunch. First of all, the service was really good. The staff was truly friendly and attentive. We started our meal with some delicious Pot... More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

We ordered take out tonight. We had the almond chicken and the prawns with green beans plus an order of rice. The order was ready when we went to pick it up. As always, great food and service.

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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85 reviews 85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

While visiting a friend in the Bay Area, she took us to Lai Lai in Millbrae. The best Chinese Food I have had in years. Fresh and tasty. Hot and Sour Soup was top notch; tasty with just the right heat. The pork, beef and vegetable entrees were superb. We were served by Jimmy, the owner, and it was a... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

As many other have noted, this restaurant caters to local patrons, and many families. Service was fine, but the food (advertised as Mandarin) was mediocre; mostly saucy dishes.

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Cody, Wyoming
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This place is great. I have been coming here for years with my family. The food and service are fantastic. Some of my favorites are: chow fun, garlic eggplant, potstickers, hot and sour soup, walnut prawns, dumpling soup, pork buns and broccoli beef. I would highly recommend this place to anyone who has a taste for Chinese.

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Rome
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The food here was good and the portions were generous. The menu is pretty standard, with a few unusual twists on classic Chinese dishes. The atmosphere is casual.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

My family have been going to this restaurant for over 20 years. We have noticed that the quality of the food has changed the past few times that we have ordered take out or for that matter,ate at the restaurant. Please don;t get me wrong,but we have noticed that the food has not been tasting the same and it has... More 

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San Francisco, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Lai Lai's has been around forever, so locals are familiar with their food and servers. I love coming here when I'm craving traditional Chinese food at a decent price. The prawns with walnuts are amazing, along with the eggrolls and beef and broccoli. The portions are huge, so be prepared! The decor is nothing special, and the service can be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

The flavor is ok, price is acceptable. Pretty near to the airport. May come again if have chance. Service is fine, not a lot to choose.

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Orange Park, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Looking for lunch before our flight out of SanFran and picked this Mandarin on a whim out of many asian resturants huddled together. Crispy rice was a unique and awesome treat. My wife had Lemon Chicken and I had Walnut Prawns. Perfectly cooked and truly delicious. Come hungry 'cause the portions are large.

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Additional Information about Lai Lai Restaurant

Address: 334 Broadway, Millbrae, CA 94030-2510
Phone Number: 650-692-8898
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Millbrae
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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