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Lai Lai Restaurant

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334 Broadway, Millbrae, CA 94030-2510
+1 650-692-8898
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Reno NV
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146 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten at Lai Lai for years, but this was the first time I ordered ahead for take out. We got exactly what we ordered with large portions and reasonable prices and it was ready when expected. Another great facet for a great Millbrae institution.

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Thank Dave_in_Reno
San Francisco, California
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My family has been going here since it opened and its always great. Lunch specials include soup of the day. Great for dinner. If you have a birthday or event to celebrate this is your place. Jimmy and Gary are the best. The entire staff is terrific.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Large portions. Their signature dish General Tao's chicken did not disappoint. All the staff was friendly, especially our server Ally !! Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Jackie P
Driftwood, Texas
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We wanted a quick bite since we had early flights the next day. The food was quick & good. The server was just so sweet too.We had the general Tso and salt & Pepper shrimp. They were both huge portions and great tasting. Parking can be a bit of a bear.

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Thank Idap_tx
Southport, Australia
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176 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

The food was very good, went with a colleague who had been often and we were no disappointed. Servings were very large so you will not be disappointed, and service was great.

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Thank Mick R
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165 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

We have been going to this restaurant for over 25 years and this the first time that our order for take out was HORRIBLE. My wife's order was messed up. She ordered mangolian beef and instead was given almond chicken. Unacceptable!! Also my order of prawns and green beans tasted old. The prawns were not fresh because they tasted like... More 

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Thank Mauro1990
Horseshoe Bay, Texas
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174 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Went with good friend. Started with pot stickers. I had Mongolian beef and it was delicious. Just the right amount of spice. The hot tea was good too. Large portions.

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Thank LParnell
Millbrae, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016

There are a lot of Chinese Restaurant options in Millbrae but Lai Lai has stood the test of time.... it's been here for many many years and the locals still choose it as their spot.... Vintage menu options and great service

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Thank TravelingTom1950
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Very boring bland no spice or flavor taste like Mama's pot roast P like nursing home food go here service was good though

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Thank Dianec C
Burlingame, California
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76 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

I usually have a no.1 combo which starts with the soup of the day, and then rice, sweet and sour pork and chow mein. Tea is included and all for $7.50

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 334 Broadway, Millbrae, CA 94030-2510
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Millbrae
  • Phone Number: +1 650-692-8898

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?