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Leongs Asian Diner

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1540 W Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807-5707
+1 417-887-7500
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Fair Grove
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place. The inside decor is peaceful and well done. This is the home of "Cashew Chicken" and the owner who is in his 90's still comes in to sit and customers go up and visit with him. Everything we've tried is very good and it's our #1 go-to.

Thank Patricia B
Springfield, Missouri
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was reasonably priced and very tasty. Would recommend this restaurant for lunch or dinner. Egg rolls were excellent and the food with lo mein noodles was delicious. Cashew chicken and shrimp were good. Broccoli beef was magnificent

Thank DebbieLR
Springfield, Missouri
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We ordered the $29.99 dinner for two. We had enough food for leftovers. Your choice of soup, entree' and dessert. I suggest the house-made mango cake with mango ice cream. The cheesecake we've had in the past was old and dry.

Thank msadvisor2015
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We went to Leong's to celebrate a family birthday. We arrived around 5 pm and there was only 1 other table. There were many servers walking around yet no one was helping us. Finally when we received service it went downhill from there. Drinks were not refilled, it took over 45 min for our soup, another 25 min for Crab... More 

Thank Erinstraw
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We visit Branson once a month from St. Louis. We always stop on the way home for the BEST Cashew Chicken ever!! My husband usually gets the sweet & sour chicken w/ crab rangoon. Staff always friendly,& food comes very quickly! I also always get the delicious hot tea ☕️ !!!!!!

Thank NanaDeDe
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78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Always searching for a Chinese restaurant that equals the one in my home town, we tried Leong's. The sampler appetizer selection was wonderful. I had the Cashew Chicken. It was very good except I was expecting it to be a sweet dish. My husband had the Sweet and Sour Chicken and it too was very good. It is worth going... More 

Thank Sandy H
Springfield, MO
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87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Leong’s Asian Diner is owned by the son of David Leong who created the cashew chicken dish in Springfield, MO. Mr Leong’s is a great American story and the tradition continues. If you are in the area you should take the time to eat at this diner.

Thank dwm_SGF_1987
Charlotte, North Carolina
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95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 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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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 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

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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
US$6 - US$20
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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?