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Lemon Leaf Cafe

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337 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620-1513
+1 443-282-0004
11:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came here based on Trip Advisor reviews and recommendations from local friends, and we were not disappointed. Very friendly, attentive service (thanks, Heather!) and such a great menu it was hard to make a choice. Lovely evening. If I were to make one suggestion it would be to turn the lights down a bit. Bright as day it was... More 

Thank Michele B
Chestertown, Maryland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love eating here! My daughter and I are both celiac's and this place can not be more accommodating! All the staff is knowledgeable and the chef. They even have GF bread for appetizers. They can tweak a lot of the items to make them gf. Aside from that their food is wonderful! I have never gotten a bad meal... More 

Thank LD112
Fairhope, Alabama
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were following our noses on a fine early fall day when hunger brought us to this wonderful cafe in Chestertown. The meals were well prepared and served in an elegant way. They were just plain yummy, and we left with smiles on our faces. This is the kind of place one would want to linger and look out the... More 

Thank Bob K
Annapolis MD area, United States
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107 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here and met my cousin and his wife for lunch. It is a quant restaurant on Main Street in a historic town on the Eastern Shore. The sandwich was good and satisfying but nothing too special. Everyone at the table seemed happy with their selections. The waitress was very accommodating with my cousins special request to add an fried... More 

Thank Timothy L. C
Smithfield, Virginia
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125 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delightful spot on a very rainy night. Lemon Leaf became the bright spot of our evening after finding our intended destination flooded. The menu offerings were good, unique and some comfort food. The wait staff had a sense of humor as well as good recommendation skills. We enjoyed every bite and would definitely return if in the area.

Thank Paul S
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch at this wonderful little restaurant on Main Street in the center of town. Six of us in town for a wedding and the family said to try this place. We were quite delighted. I had the cream of crab soup and crab cakes sandwich. Both were excellent. Prices were reasonable and food great. Don't pass it up.

Thank Robert M
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met are quest for a reasonable place to lunch with some interesting (and tasty) menu choices, including some that were somewhat unique to the place. Waiter we had was very personable and responded thoughtfully to questions we asked.

Thank Allan G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was sweet but the food and ambiance terrible. Right away you walk into fluorescent lighting and sit at a cafeteria styled square white table. Homemade bread and crab soup were great, everything else a wild disappointment. For a place called Lemon Leaf I expected the lemonade to be homemade but instead it tasted like country time mix and... More 

Thank petitprince2000
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Where do we begin? At first phone call, JR (the owner) answered the phone. Personable, friendly and informative. We were looking for a venue to hold a Christmas party for 32 adults. He looked into the availability himself and set us up with Rachel who emailed menus and answered questions along the way. As time came closer to our event,... More 

Thank Soistman360
Dover, Delaware
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172 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is a quaint little restaurant in a quaint little town. The decor is bright and cheery, the service friendly and accommodating, and the food is delicious too. The crab cake is one of the best I ever had, and I eat a lot of them! Egg dishes are perfectly cooked - it's so easy to turn an omelet into... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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 Street, 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?