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8396 Musick Memorial Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63144-2914
+1 314-993-3754
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time here tonight and found this place to serve quite genuine flavors to mostly non-Vietnamese clients. Most Vietnamese restaurants in affluent locations tend to water down the tastes but this place mostly holds the standards. We had a rice combo plate with shrimp/pork/egg, a bowl of clear noodles with shrimp/pork/crab, and a dish of chicken in hot chili, garlic... More 

Thank NoTouristPlease
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite on Sunday evening and couldn't believe that there was a line out the door at 8pm, so we knew we were at the right place. The staff was helpful with suggestions, and quick with the cocktails. I had two entrees that were flavored perfectly that would rival the Vietnamese restaurants in San Francisco that... More 

Thank megarick
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Longtime Vietnamese food eater since '68... Have had Vietnamese food in Vietnam and in San Francisco/Washington DC/New York restaurants. Mai Lee's food compares favorably to the best. Spring rolls, usually the gold standard, are big, delicious and crunchy. The dipping sauce is good but light on fish sauce to my taste. The goi ga, or chicken salad, is outstanding and... More 

Thank JosephFranklyn
Saint Louis, MO
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We have always been happy with Mai Lee. We used to get carry out at least monthly when they were down the street; now they have moved a bit further away, so we don't eat there as much. Big menu featuring Chinese and Vietnamese options. My favorite is the goi cuon fresh spring rolls, the soups and pho's are also... More 

Thank arniearn
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185 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Boasting a huge menu filled with apps, soups, salads, noodle dishes and a variety of entrees Mai Lee satisfies the diner new to Asian food and regulars looking for comfort food or a jolt to the taste buds. Service is efficient and servers are helpful. There's also a nice bar area...and outdoor seating area.

Thank HebbieDacker
Hyattsville, Maryland
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124 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I ordered tamarind tofu, and didn't taste the tamarind at all. The sauce was just wimpy, weak, and not particularly savory. The vegetarian Vietnamese spring roll was great. The hostess was not very nice (I asked if they could slightly separate two tables with total four seats and only two diners, so I could take a seat, but she wouldn't... More 

Thank ryan61562
Saint Louis, Missouri
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248 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is the go-to spot for Vietnamese food in St. Louis. A long-time favorite, Mai Lee delivers consistently good food and excellent service. If you're unsure about what to order, your server will provide chapter and verse on putting together a wonderful meal with a great variety of dishes to sample. We are actually headed to Vietnam and on our... More 

Thank Noni314
Saint Louis, Missouri
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186 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We went this past Saturday night for dinner and it was packed. The wait was quoted as 30-40 minutes. It took more than an hour to get a table. They work hard and we cannot complain about how they try and turn the tables - but when they are packed it is not comfortable unless you can stand outside. This... More 

Thank schnedavid
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This is you place. Ever since they were a teensy carry out place in the 80s, we've loved Mai Lee. Every time we go, I swear I have a new favorite. Enormous menu! Something for everyone.

Thank warnerd3
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90 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

restaurant is located in a very good location within the city with convenient garage parking. the staff & management are friendly & courteous. they make an excellent duck noodle soup.

Thank Baopham316

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8396 Musick Memorial Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63144-2914
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-993-3754

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?