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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 - 8:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

For years my husband has talked about how the cashew chicken in MO is diffident and so delicious. So, on a trip through we found this place. He loves the cashew chicken, but all of our meals were delicious. Service was prompt and good.

Thank K T
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First New Years since I lost my husband. Looking for a way to celebrate without looking pathetic. Got a delicious email about Leong's NYE dinner. Called to make reservation, while we were talking young lady suggested I could order to bring home and pick up at drive in window. Great solution! Dinner was great! Thank you for your hospitality and... More 

Thank Sally S
Springfield, Missouri
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was skeptical about going to this place and stayed that way as I walked by t-shirts for sale while being seated. Once the food arrived I did one of the fastest 180's that I've ever done. The food is amazing, AMAZING! Some of the most flavorful Asian food I've eaten, and I've eaten a lot! The War Won Ton... More 

Thank Martymm5
Shawnee, Kansas
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

We were searching for Springfield Cashew Chicken which was the best we have eaten. Loved the food and the value. However, we had an exceptionally rude hostess who could not figure out how to put a high chair at a table. She was more concerned about the fire code than welcoming guests to eat. Made our visit tense and unwelcoming.... More 

Thank Sharon C
Huntsville, Alabama
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

We have dined at Leongs on previous visits to Springfield because they can handle allergy requirements (gluten- and dairy-free) and also serve the best Cashew Chicken in Springfield. My wife loves Pad Thai and Leongs listened to her allergy specifics and crafted an amazing dish. This gets even better when you consider this is not our first visit, but the... More 

Thank Alan C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Delicious fast and drive through carry out! Awesome. I have never had bad carry out from leong's. They take special requests for extra this or that. Give them a try.

Thank Carla N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Consistently good. Original owner still there after 50 years plus. Ask for Adam--our favorite waiter. If you have not had Springfield MO style cashew chicken you have to try it or you can't say you have really been to Springfield!

Thank David A
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Service above and beyond! Wonton soup was amazing! The cashew chicken is fabulous! We will be making a stop here anytime we're in town.

Thank Ali G
Sainte Genevieve, Missouri
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118 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

I first went to Leong's Teahouse in 1970, as a newlywed, when I was attending college in Springfield, Missouri. I was bowled over by how GOOD it was.It was just the best Chinese food I had ever had. As the years went by,every visit my husband and I made to Springfield to visit friends, we always went to Leong's. We... More 

Thank professor52
Branson, Missouri
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

I took clients to Lunch there and was very pleased with the food and the service. I did think that the food was priced a little higher than other oriental restaurants. I had the Springfield Cashew Chicken and the 95 year old owner, who invented Springfield Chicken, came out and visited with us about the origin of the dish. I... More 

Thank Jim R

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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?