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Leongs Asian Diner

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1540 W Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807
+1 417-887-7500
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: http://www.yelp.com/biz/leongs-asian-diner-springfield

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great stuff.

We've been here several times & are never disappointed. Portions are good, prices are reasonable, food always tastes fresh and the service is excellent. Big fan of the cashew chicken and the kung pao chicken.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
heywood417
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Nixa, Missouri
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Avon, Indiana
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We had a great time here. Vegetarian meal was also great in addition to what my friends ate. Alcohol was very fairy priced! Mango dessert was my favorite, but my friends loved the creme brûlée.

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Nixa, Missouri
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326 reviews 326 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We've been here several times & are never disappointed. Portions are good, prices are reasonable, food always tastes fresh and the service is excellent. Big fan of the cashew chicken and the kung pao chicken.

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Springfield, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I like everything here. The creme brulees are to die for. Happy hour is really nice! Best rice, rangoons and cashew. Good specials that offer variety.

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I didn't realize how much I would miss this Springfield creation known as Cashew Chicken. When I left Springfield 30 years ago I thought you could get cashew chicken everywhere, of course I was wrong. There are many places to go here but I prefer the original. You pay a couple dollars more but the setting is nicer than most... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

David Leong is commonly recognized as the "inventor" of Springfield style cashew chicken at the former Leong's Tea House and this resteraunt is operated by a later generation of the family. They still have arguably the best cashew chicken in town. I usually order the David's Special with the excellent Crab Rangoons and hot and sour soup. I have also... More 

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Rogersville, MO, USA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Love their beef fried rice. Nice large portions. Hubby always gets cashew chicken. Great sauce. Wish chicken was cut in smaller pieces so there will before of that nice crunchy coating. I also love their Fried Wontons.

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Durango
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Leongs' is the original home of cashew chicken famous in Springfield and over the world. 'Springfield Chicken' is known even in Bejing. We ate lunch here Saturday. It was hard not to load up your fork with the next bite before finishing the current one. Battered and fried chicken (all white meat if you wish for 50 cents extra), cashews,... More 

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Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1540 W Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 417-887-7500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
  • Cuisine: Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene

Description

http://www.yelp.com/biz/leongs-asian-diner-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

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