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8396 Musick Memorial Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63124-2109
(314) 993-3754
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 8
    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
The best Pho in the country!

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
mdbtraveler
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
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122 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Still a very popular restaurant. We arrived around 7pm on Wednesday night and waited over 30 minutes for a table to open. Tried dungeness crab and mixed seafood over charred rice. The latter was delicious flavor. The charred rice made for a crunchy textural variety. Overall flavor was very good. Only complaint about this dish was the chewiness of the... More 

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Troy, Missouri
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64 reviews 64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

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

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
44 helpful votes 44 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
34 helpful votes 34 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
22 helpful votes 22 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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340 reviews 340 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?