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Review of Mai Lee

Mai Lee
Ranked #85 of 3,068 Restaurants in Saint Louis
Price range: US$1 - US$20
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Vietnamese
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Good for: Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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
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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 do it). The server was efficient but not friendly.

It was adequate for lunch and apparently very popular locally. But I wouldn't go out of my way to eat here again.

Thank ryan61562
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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 most recent visit, our server helped us concoct a truly authentic 'street food' meal.' It was wonderful and really fun to enjoy along with a very good wine list and good selection of beer. You can tell by the huge crowds waiting for tables that this is a great place.

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Thank Noni314
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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 was not possible on Saturday due to the cold.

Once seated the service was very good and as alway the food was delicious.

We will go return but not on a Saturday night in the future.

The take home - avoid the place in the most busy time and you will have a far better time.

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Thank David S
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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.

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Thank warnerd3
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