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Leongs Asian Diner

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$$ - $$$
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1540 W Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807-5707
+1 417-887-7500
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Kansas City, Missouri
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went here as a recommendation from friends and was pleasantly surprised. The signature dish--Springfield style cashew chicken--and loved it. Went on a Monday night when it was pretty slow and enjoyed the laid back atmosphere

Thank Ejacs
McMinnville, United States
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128 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been in Springfield before and we're told this was an authentic food. The family opened the restaurant over fifty years ago. The menu is big but everything is great. They are the originators os cashew chicken now copied and served in many restaurants across the country. The sweet and sour sauce is home made, they the soups also.... More 

Thank Larry B
Springfield, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

I ate with some friends at Leongs Friday evening and as usual everything was perfect. Casper our waiter, was very attentive and friendly. The food was delicious as always. It is one of our favorite places to eat. $3.00 happy hour wine 4 PM to PM too.

Thank imwanda67
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78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful building very friendly people portion size was very small but the food was wonderful overall value from 1 to 10 I would give it a 6

Thank Doug C
Springfield, Missouri
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163 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

I grew up eating at leongs.Was a family favorite for all occasions. For every high school dance we would take a limo to the restaurant.The cashew chicken set the bar foe every Asian restaurant around but none could match it. My husband and I decided to try the New one his son opened.To our delite Mr.Leong was there celebrating his... More 

Thank diane g
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Wanting to experience this dish prepared under the supervision of its inventor, we chose this restaurant. It did not disappoint. We're not Chinese food lovers, but the Cashew Chicken was excellent. Service was good, and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal.

Thank GadaboutTraveler
Springfield, MO
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Leongs did not disappoint! The food quality and presentation was outstanding. The hostess was very polite and accommodating. Our wait staff was friendly and assisted with menu choices. We first busted the original Leongs and the new one is just as awesome. This is not fast food Chinese!

Thank Catlynn58
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Everyone has got to say they went to the creator of Cashew Chicken to enjoy it in its original form. The Cashew Chicken is Very Good and a big portion. The Crab Rangoon and Egg Rolls are. Must try. I heard many say Great things about General Chicken but will have to review next time. They have Happy Hour Drink... More 

Thank Danny T
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We eat at Leong's regularly. The food and service are always excellent. We always ask for Ryan. He's the the most enjoyable server we have had at any restaurant.

Thank cindyliondakis
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We ordered several dishes, cashew chicken, sweet and sour chicken and orange chicken, all were okay, the staff was very pleasant and the bathrooms were clean.

Thank Toastwitheggs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $20
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1540 W Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807-5707
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 417-887-7500

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?