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8396 Musick Memorial Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63124-2109
(314) 993-3754
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Finally made it!

I was soo excited to go here finally, and while it was good I am a bit disappointed. I was envisioning the depth of flavor and pricing I have enjoyed in San Francisco and I this just didn't quite meet the mark. I thought the prices were good. $4 for buhn mi, $4 for steamed pork boa. I thought... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
ducksmjb
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Troy, Missouri
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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121 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Troy, Missouri
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I was soo excited to go here finally, and while it was good I am a bit disappointed. I was envisioning the depth of flavor and pricing I have enjoyed in San Francisco and I this just didn't quite meet the mark. I thought the prices were good. $4 for buhn mi, $4 for steamed pork boa. I thought the... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Mai Lee is tops when it comes to Vietnamese food and Asian fusion with a Vietnamese influence. The service is very good and the prices quite moderate. No matter what you order from their vast menu, you will never be disappointed.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Food is good, not the next I've had but good. Location is s little awkward and I think they are a little over priced for the cuisine.

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O'Fallon, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Everything on the menu is seasoned to perfection! I've eaten here at least 20 times. Prices are good for what you get. My favorite is Fire Pot Soup #197 CANH CHUA TOM. A traditional lemongrass, tamarind base soup w/vegetables & shrimp. One of the very few places in St. Louis you can get a tamarind base soup expertly prepared! Any... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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84 reviews 84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

you won't find better Vietnamese food anywhere stl. I highly recommend the Bo Luc Lac (#89). Order some hot tea and pick one of their quality appetizers. I visit this restaurant frequently. It is a bit difficult to find. It's located directly behind the Best Buy.

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St. Louis, MO
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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I can't really build upon the other positive reviews, but if you were a fan of pho, you will find that this has some of the best around. It is a great carry out option, and if it's not busy it's great to dine in as well. It really stacks up on the weekends, so go early or late.

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Sherwood, Arkansas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My son enjoyed his wonton noodle soup. He also ordered stir-fried vegetables in peanut sauce. He said he enjoyed it too. My wife ordered pho and she said she enjoyed it too. I ordered the Mi Bho Kho (Beef Stew Noodles). I was a bit disappointed because it was very spicy and the beef was a bit tough. It was... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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332 reviews 332 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The fact that we had to go back again to get a table, speaks of the immense popularity if this restaurant. Friday evening dinner meant a wait time of thirty minutes which made us set out early for Saturday lunch when we got a table. Very good authentic food with plenty of greens. The pork mince bun Banh Bao with... More 

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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My wife has a theory that a crowded restaurant usually means very good food. The restaurant was crowded. This food was excellent. We only had to wait about five minutes for a table. We ordered a dinner for two and we had enough leftovers for another meal the next day. Food was fresh, vegetables were crisp, sauces were flavorful. Atmosphere... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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284 reviews 284 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The best Asian food and the best service that I have experienced for some time. All of the dishes were delicious but I especially was most fond of the Pad Thai. Everything was excellent, including the service. I will never go to another Asian restaurant in St. Louis other than Mai Lee. The wine was so reasonably priced, we stayed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8396 Musick Memorial Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63124-2109
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: (314) 993-3754

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?