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Lemon Leaf Cafe

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337 High St, Chestertown, MD 21620-1513
+1 443-282-0004
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:30 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Chestertown, Maryland
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69 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food and service here is always good. Big salads for lunch. Get a crab cake on top for a true Eastern Shore experience. I love it for lunch, but to turn it into a great dinner experience, all that would be necessary is lowering lights and putting a small candle on the tabletops.

Thank mossway1
Church Hill, Maryland
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lunches are excellent, fine selection. No experience with dinners. Very nice restaurant with good service.

Thank jrdurham132
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a popular local restaurant, the go to place for both visitors and locals who want a good selection of American food options with a different spin.

Thank Rob C
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chanced by one Sunday morning while visiting Chestertown. The dining area was sunlit, with a casual contemporary feel. The food was great!! We hope to go back if we are in the area again.

Thank Carol W
Dover, Delaware
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I previously wrote a great review for the Lemon Leaf. However, I was there again in March and it was a disaster. I do not know if it has changed hands or has new management, but I can not even describe all that went wrong. The high lite of the night was the chef coming out of the kitchen to... More 

Thank Rinbin47
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111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based on the reviews, I had the crab cake and cream of crab soup--both were delicious. I had the crab on my mixed salad with a lemon dill dressing. The service was friendly and efficient. Husband had the salmon risotto--nice flavor, but the rice wasn't as creamy as I was expecting--and there was a good amount of liquid left in... More 

Thank oliver57
Adelphi, Maryland, United States
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109 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really pleasant place for a good meal. Restaurant is modern yet warm, with clean white tables and crisp cloth napkins, artwork on the walls, polished wooden floors and neatly dressed servers. Food ranges from casual sandwiches to plated entrees which are pretty good. Perfect for a lunch with a friend, a tea break in the afternoon (they have lovely desserts),... More 

Thank Daphne G
Bear, Delaware, United States
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch on a day trip to the Chestertown area after reading the good reviews. My sandwich, grilled cheese with bacon was OK but nothing spectactular. I also got a cup of the cream of crab soup and maybe after reading all the excellent reviews about it my expectations were too high. It was good but not as... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've had dinner at the Lemon Leaf cafe many times during my stays in Chestertown and it can't be beat. The crab cakes are amazing and a very generous serving, the cream of crab soup is the best thing I've ever had on the Eastern Shore, and the non-crab dishes are great, too. My husband likes the chicken and dumplings.... More 

Thank DCHams
Reisterstown, Maryland
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch with 2 of my children and husband. We ordered sandwiches and salads. We ordered the advertised "gluten free" meal for our daughter who has Coeliac disease. They asked if it was for an allergy as it's not really gluten free since they cook the food in the same fryer as everything else! False advertising as far as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 337 High St, Chestertown, MD 21620-1513
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Chestertown
  • Phone Number: +1 443-282-0004

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