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Chef Hsu's Hunan Star

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13239 Manchester Rd., Des Peres, Saint Louis, MO 63131
+1 314-822-8750
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Fenton, Missouri
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Our annual tradition is to eat out at a Chinese restaurant on Christmas Day. This place has always been one of our favorites. We also visit this establishment several times a year as the food is above average. However, this is the second time in two visits we have experienced a sign on the door warning "No Hot Tea" available.... More 

Thank Carol M
Scottsdale, Arizona
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Diet friendly steamed chicken or shrimp with snow peas, broccoli or mixed veggies is perfect with a generous portion of health Chinese food.

Thank lindseywineangel
Saint Louis, Missouri
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218 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Hunan Star resides on an island between two streams of a major St. Louis thoroughfare, and is only accessible from one side. Perhaps that is why we almost never go there. But four of us did last night. I'm still wondering if we did the right thing. The place itself is spacious and well-appointed - very pleasant. Our server was... More 

Thank ready314
Saint Louis, Missouri
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Must try the house special soup! Great food - generous portions and the service is fantastic! And they deliver!

Thank mrssparky2014
Saint Louis, Missouri
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

41 dollars for 2 sodas and two dinner plates. They dont offer sides for dinner meals so we had to order ala carte crab rangoon. The general tsos chicken was off, there was a bug in our sweet and sour sauce, and slime on a spoon. The crab rangoon was tasty, but everything else about the place was underwhelming. We... More 

Thank stevekara2014
Saint Louis, Missouri
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

As of now our favorite Chinese restaurant. The food is always very fresh with large portions and no MSG. They have brown rice available upon request. Staff friendly and courteous. Ample parking and large dining area. They have table cloths and cloth napkins, so a nice restaurant for a special occasion.

Thank rdyrtr99
Manchester, Missouri
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

We have been going here for really good Chinese dishes for many many years. The food is still good but they seem more interested in selling bar drinks lately than providing good table service. Guess it supplements the revenue stream. The owners will seat you then once find out you want nothing from the bar they become kind of impersonal... More 

Thank Mike M
Saint Louis, Missouri
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108 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

We have enjoyed Hunan Star for years. My wife and I enjoyed a date lunch last week. It was best to just get together mid-day, to break away from the stress and pace of the work day. AND... When you pair that with a one dish Mongolian Beef, one Green Pepper Steak, won ton and egg roll, and hot and... More 

Thank Michael V
St. Petersburg, Florida
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573 reviews
346 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

We met another couple at Hunan Star for dinner. There was nothing special about the evening's meal. The soup was not spicy, the Crab Rangoon was doughy and General Tso's shrimp and chicken was bland. The service was sporadic; we had two servers who's roles were uncertain. Although there were only two other parties in the restaurant our two servers... More 

Des Peres, Missouri
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

I reside in the City of Des Peres, thus I am familiar with this restaurant. The food is average to good, but they have over charged every time on the tax, so be aware. I have mentioned this to the City of Des Peres, but the restaurant will never give a receipt showing the breakout of the bill. I carry... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13239 Manchester Rd., Des Peres, Saint Louis, MO 63131
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Des Peres
  • Phone Number: +1 314-822-8750

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