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Leongs Asian Diner

1540 W Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807
+1 417-887-7500
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Ranked #206 of 558 Restaurants in Springfield
Price range: $6 - $20
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Description: http://www.yelp.com/biz/leongs-asian-diner-springfield
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English first
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

The cashew chicken is the best I've ever had. You can't go wrong. Crab Rangoon is sweet but delicious.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

I hadn't had this type of chicken in a while. It was fried a bit harder than I remember. It was good though. I would have it again. It is a dish almost traditionally associated with Springfield. I might try this restaurant again.

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Springfield, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The egg drop soup was delicious! As was the pot stickers, crab Rangoon, and egg rolls. The cashew chicken was as good as it ever was. We have eaten here before and always been pleased with our meals. This night, we had three "newbies" with us, and they were very happy with their meals also. One of our group had... More 

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Nixa, Missouri
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Grew up dining here with mom and grandma, every month...back when every thing was served under a silver lid....thought it was the best thing on earth. So disappointed that the food I loved as a kid, does not taste the same, look same, or have the feel of the original, but the biggest issue is the price!!!! Lunch special cashew... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Cashew chicken didn't taste anything like the chicken from the original restraunt. Also, it was too expensive for what you got.

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Lenexa, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We went at around 5:30 & were done eating by 6. The food was good. My husband had a level 5 spice & it was too hot even for him so make sure you like extremely spicy if you order that level. My mom & I shared the cashew chicken because they give you a lot of food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Whenever I get a chance to travel to this part of Missouri I eat here! It is such a treat to get Cashew Chicken prepared this way and this is the best place. If you've never had it, you can order half sweet and sour and half cashew, to give it a try.

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Dallas, Texas
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138 reviews 138 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I heard that this is where they came up with "Cashew Chicken", and I just had to go try it out. Let me just that I was not disappointed not one bit.... The place is really nice, very clean and staff are very polite and friendly to boot. My waitress, Ms. Tammy had a really nice personality and smile and... More 

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Clever Mo
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Me and the wife just had lunch at Leong's here in springfield mo (home of the cashew chicken). He had closed his business for some time ( i thought they said he retired) and boy i.m glad he is back. I had the cashew and sweet, sour chicken 1/2 and 1/2 with sauce on the side. It was like going... More 

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Ozark, Missouri
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121 reviews 121 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Did the drive thru tonight. Took about 30 minutes after our order was taken. The food was hot and fresh tasting. Paid extra to have all white chicken. Disappointed in how small the wontons were. Otherwise a good portion of good for the price.

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Additional Information about Leongs Asian Diner

Address: 1540 W Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807
Phone Number: +1 417-887-7500
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
Cuisine: Asian

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