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215 Gage Dr, Hollister, Branson, MO 65672
417-334-3280
Today
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hidden Asian Food Gem

It's a tiny little buffet style Asian food restaurant next to a Kum & Go gas station convenience store near the freeway. It's atmosphere is that of a small family run business struggling to get by with little decor. It's pricing is a little below that of the typical larger style Asian food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2014
Troyfus
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Lewisville, Texas
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Branson, Missouri
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This was a good place to eat by buffet standards. Unfortunately they are not longer open. There is one in Monett.

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Branson, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

No longer in business. food was moderately good and low priced. Fairly clean and wait staff fairly attentive.

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

This place is the best Chinese anywhere close to Branson!! We eat here often!!! Great! I cannot say enough good things... Not your traditional Chinese, very authentic and fresh!!!

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Missouri
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Get ready, we are not much buffet eaters, but this place is worth thrip to hollister, the food line was fresh and clean the people very enjoyable, if you are looking for all you can eat for under 8 bucks you should make the trip, and on the way down visit old downtown hollister

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I have been here before and was not that great. We got here at 4:30 when the restaurant reopens and the buffet was great. Great flavor and fresh. Will definitely be back again!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is the most disgusting place to eat. I'm asian and I've been to many Chinese restraunts. I don't know whether or not its a buffet or tasting samplers but there's barely any food. Not only that, they gave us sink water to drink.

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Lewisville, Texas
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It's a tiny little buffet style Asian food restaurant next to a Kum & Go gas station convenience store near the freeway. It's atmosphere is that of a small family run business struggling to get by with little decor. It's pricing is a little below that of the typical larger style Asian food buffets, and it has fewer dishes to... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I was a student at College of the Ozarks and this restaurant is only a quarter mile away. It was easy just to go in and get take out anytime that I needed it. A lot of the college students work there and are good and polite about serving you. I have had both the take-out and the buffet. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Great place to eat best general chicken in the area!!! They have a smaller portion which requires them to keep it fresh. They have a nice variety and make it hot and fresh.

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Ottawa, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

From the outside I was expecting more of a sit-down restaurant and not a buffet.. but that is OK. Buffet is pretty inexpensive and the decor inside is very basic. The food was good and they had a few things I don't normally see. If I lived in the area, I could see eating here often for lunch. Service was... More 

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Additional Information about Lai Lai's

Address: 215 Gage Dr, Hollister, Branson, MO 65672
Phone Number: 417-334-3280
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Branson  >  Hollister
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 215 Gage Dr, Hollister, Branson, MO 65672
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Branson  >  Hollister
  • Phone Number: 417-334-3280

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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