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Lai Lai Garden

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1144 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422-1814
+1 610-277-5988
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11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Been coming here for 18 years. Used to be the best fancy Chinese Restaurant around. This last visit was very disappointing. The wine tasted watered down. Server forgot soup for 93y/o MIL. Meat in Dim sum was old. Plating was not what it used to be. Portions smaller!

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Thank Chris C
Norristown, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Had not been to Lai Lai Garden in many years and, to be honest ,had forgotten about it. Although we eat at a lot of Asian Restaurants this one fell off the radar screen. Well it is BACK ON! This place rocked! The sushi was outstanding..the service was friendly, helpful and gracious. THere were 6 of us and had a... More 

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Thank diminor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Always a very good meal with the freshest sushi and unique rolls!! Staff is always friendly, although sometimes talking a bit too much, while you are trying to have a quiet dinner. Full liquor license is a big plus and the owner super nice!!

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Thank Don G
Audubon, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Soup, spring roll, main course (a little smaller than normal dinner size), dessert, tea or coffee is $13.95 plus tax and tip. YOU MUST ORDER BEFORE 6:00 PM To get all these courses. For example: Jumbo Honey Walnut Shrimp (You get 5 large shrimp instead of 8 large shrimp). Just an FYI for those who are looking for a bargain.

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Thank genkathy
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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239 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Retuning twice since 2015 once dining in at the behest of friends and once takeout in a pinch. This is a lovely venue with ample parking serving the worse Chinese/American food I have EVER had. Service is not good and the food is worse. One could choose almost any Chinese restaurant anywhere and get food as good or better. To... More 

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Thank Dreyfus01
Skippack, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Have been there many times and the food is always very good. By far the best Chinese restaurant in the area - with a full bar too!! Ask for the "other" menu for a lot more interesting choices.

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Thank johnnotkathi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Yes we went in to seat 5. He looked around for available table. He snapped his fingers at us to get our attention. I ask him "Did you just snap your fingers at me?" He said I was trying to get your attention, he didnt want to yell across the room. You can tell he has not been in the... More 

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Thank efasci
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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239 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

This is a very nice looking restaurant with ample parking. The food, same food different week, ranges from good to not good. Service and also be spotty ranging from good to poor with often an attitude. With Lai Lai one takes their chances that the stars are aligned in your favor that particular meal.

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Thank Dreyfus01
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

This is the second time in one month I returned to Lai Lai Garden for their scrumptious shrimp dishes.Coconut shrimp,sweetened with condensed milk could pass for a Thai dish. Honey walnut shrimp is even sweeter and the steamed julienne vegetables provide a perfect balance.

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Thank BlueBell874
Carmel Valley, California
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

Been going to Lai Lai whenever I am in PA since it opened. Was great at first but has been going down hill lately. Staff is great but the owner does not seem to care much about his customers. Food is ok but somewhat pricey and never seems to change. It's an ok place to go but don't expect anything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Sushi, Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1144 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422-1814
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Blue Bell
  • Phone Number: +1 610-277-5988

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?