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Leongs Asian Diner

1540 W Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807-5707
+1 417-887-7500
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cashew chicken” (81 reviews)
“egg rolls” (17 reviews)
“crab rangoon” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1540 W Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807-5707
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Leong's has delicious food, including its famous cashew chicken, which is now offered in restaurants worldwide. Great service, good family atmosphere, amazing food. Don't miss it.

Thank JaniceG1950
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed eating here Dec. 2017. There really seems to be a nod to the historicity of the founder's claim of originating Springfield cashew chicken. The general tso chick was AMAZING the cashew chicken was spot on and the beef lo mein was fabulous. The...More

Thank oin1313
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here twice recently and have been very impressed with the food and service. The first time I had the famous Cashew chicken which I thought was great. Last week I had the General Chicken and an egg roll. Was also great. Egg roll...More

Thank Clark Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favorite Asian food in Springfield! If you're lucky in addition to the great food you'll have an opportunity to meet the namesake, Mr. Leong who is in his 90's but still a fixture in the restaurant!

Thank kmeads05
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

The home of “Springfield-style” Cashew Chicken. Overall, quite good and better than you expect in a smaller city. Their version of cashew chicken has the chicken in chunks (it’s real chicken not mystery me

Thank Pilot V
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Simple, consistent, and affordable. Not too fancy. Staff is "Very good". Wanton soup, orange chicken is excellent. Thanks for the great service everytime.

Thank Alwaystellthetrith
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We stopped at Leong's to order take-out on the road to Branson We ordered their famous Cashew Chicken, and their version of General Chicken. Both turned out to be the most flavorful version of an ordinary dish that I have ever had! Which gives me...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Service was spectacular. Ryan was outstanding. The food was hot and fast. You won't be sorry. Take your family for a great lunch.

Thank April W
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I've really tried to like this place, visiting several times as its the closest eatery to my home. I wrote them off over a year ago, when I pulled up to what seemed like a smoking lounge behind the drive thru box. The employee at...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A few times each year, my husband and I go threw springfield and always try for a different Cashew chicken experience springfield style... we have tried a half dozen and finally went to the original and met the originator "mr leongs" himself now 97 and...More

Thank Phyllis S
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12 April 2016|
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Response from MsNormaJean | Reviewed this property |
Best way to determine what they do offer is to do a Google Search for "Leong's Tea House, Springfield, MO". That search will get you to their Website, and it does have their Menu. The menu is great, and I'll bet they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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