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Lieu's Restaurant

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12151 Pacific Ave S, Tacoma, WA 98444-5124
+1 253-535-5680
11:00 - 21:00
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We had the Mongolian beef. It was greasy and gloppy. The rice was fine, as was the vegetable dish. I won't be back. It seemed like the building was old and in need of refreshing.

Thank Cathy-Jo M
Spanaway, WA
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

The soup is by far my favorite . We usually order a family meal. We especially like the Mongolian beef.

Thank SherryH
Graham, Washington
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Ate here a week ago and had a great meal. Soup, pork fried rice, and Mongolian Beef were delicious! Waitress was attentive and answered all of the questions we had about the many different choices. Will return.

Thank Teachwheart
Tacoma, Washington, United States
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123 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

I practically grew up in this restaurant. My family went here a couple times a month for everything from birthdays and special occasions to just dinner. Fittingly, Lieu's set the taste bar for my opinion of several dishes: almond chicken, sweet and sour chicken, Mongolian beef, chow mein, mooshu chicken, and egg flower soup. These are my favorite dishes and... More 

Thank Sarah S
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184 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Great food and atmosphere at a reasonable price. Servings are generous and could be shared. Large parties can be accommodated.

Thank crystal27
Port Orchard, Washington
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Just recently we took our family out to eat at this restaurant at first it looks like the place is closed but realize that the entrance is in the back of the building along with parking but by far the food is so good they are quick and great service if you are looking for some great Chinese food go... More 

Thank mnm0818
Puyallup, Washington
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131 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

This used to be a flavorful and lively place. Tonight we decided the clientele was "senior" because The food was so incredibly bland. We could not tell if the garlic chicken was chicken or tofu. The pork was flavorless. This is a formerly proud restaurant needing to be retired.

Thank Mark V
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106 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Always fresh, always the best! We ate here last night, had family dinner #1! Came with wonton soup in a bowl (enough for 4 people or 2 servings for 2 people, potstickers with yummy dipping sauce, white rice, Mongolian beef and chicken plus (white chicken with vegies). was so good. The wonton soup is very filling, has lots of vegies... More 

1 Thank Sherry H
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247 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Since my last review, Lieu's has closed and then re-opened. Unfortunately, not much has improved ... and to some extent, the food for the most part was not very good this time ... nor was a couple of the dishes even remotely authentic for that matter. These dishes had a Korean bent to them.

Thank treerod1
Everett, Washington
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2013 via mobile

Trusting Trip Advisor comments many times before, we went with great expectations. Food was terrible - greasy, bland, lukewarm etc. A bucket on the floor was catching some waterleak from above despite weather outside was warm and sunny - all YUK!

1 Thank Helga H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12151 Pacific Ave S, Tacoma, WA 98444-5124
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-535-5680

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