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Cathay Express Chinese Fast

15411 E US Highway 24, Independence, MO 64050-2217
+1 816-254-2005
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average0%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
29 Jun 2017
“Sick now”
2 Apr 2017
“Great Chinese take out!”
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15411 E US Highway 24, Independence, MO 64050-2217
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

There were bugs in the food. Ordered combo lo main and combo fried rice. We ate a few bites before seeing the bugs. Doubtful that I will ever eat Chinese food again.

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This is a family run establishment. They are very personable and quick. I have only used the take out drive through and I've never had to wait long. Yet the food is still always fresh and hot. No frills place. Food speaks for itself. Good...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We drive by here regularly and figured we would give them a try. These prices are good but the food...not so much. Way too much MSG or something. But the flavor just wasn't there. They are nice folks but it's just not a place that...More

Thank Stharp48
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Great Chinese. The eat in is lacking in appeal, but if you want to get it to go this is perfect. Best in town.

Thank JA123Kansas
Reviewed 26 October 2014

We love Cathay Express, and order from their nearly every Sunday. As with most menus we've found some offerings we didn't like as well as others, and some that have become our go-to selections when we don't want to have to think about what to...More

Thank Tmae54
Reviewed 30 July 2013

We visit here a couple of times each month and the food is always good. The crab rangoon is by far the best in town. The location is an old drive in with limited seating and the dine in facilities are not of high quality....More

2  Thank royalmay
Reviewed 27 January 2011

I'm from springfield where there is a chinese resturant on almost every street corner! While I'm still not fond of the sweet and sour sauce that Kansas City vendors use (the red sauce), Cathay express does do a good job. The establishment is less than...More

Thank srs434s
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  • Address: 15411 E US Highway 24, Independence, MO 64050-2217
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-254-2005
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