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Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant

3475 US Highway 9, Freehold, NJ 07728-3209
+1 732-761-0900
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rice balls” (32 reviews)
“hummus” (45 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (21 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
All hours
Italian, French, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3475 US Highway 9, Freehold, NJ 07728-3209
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a delicious dinner at Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant. Do not be fooled by this strip mall restaurant The food was freshly prepared, the staff were friendly and efficient, and the ambience surrounding the restaurant was very pleasant. Our only regret was...More

Thank Pat0946
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner to check it out and we truly enjoyed the food and service. We'll definitely be going back

Thank William R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Strip shopping center location makes it look skeptical but what an amazing menu and service staff and host/manager are always close-by and attentive.

Thank mohonk299
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lemon is a good place for a night out. Its a little on the expensive side, but the food is good and the atmosphere is nice. Wife had the Bronzino, which was delicious. I had the lamb, which was also very good. There was live...More

Thank Mikeychocolatecakes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit on a weekday evening. Staff were so attentive and full of good suggestions. Pita and homemade hummus were delctable. Some in the party ordered lamb ( either shanks or rack of lamb ) and loved the flavor. It was cooked...More

Thank Betty L
Ash E, Owner at Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so pleased to hear about your first time at Lemon! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went to lemon on a sat night , place was busy, it is a byob, the food is fresh and very local, tasty. Best rice balls and the fish I had was great . Not inexpensive but great quality so we were all happy....More

Thank Jeffrey T
Ash E, Owner at Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving us a review! It is greatly appreciated.

Reviewed 12 August 2017

We were looking for a spot to hold an 80th birthday luncheon. My daughter and I visited Lemon, a "Mediterranean" restaurant. We discussed possible dishes with Chef Ash, and sampled several. Along with a salad, we selected rice balls and vegetarian Moussaka as starters. Everybody...More

Thank gilamon
Reviewed 11 August 2017

First off, if you enjoy good food you will probably enjoy this restaurant IF...well, let's get to that in a moment. A large selection of appetizers are available, something is sure to appeal to you if you want one. An interesting, varied number of entrees...More

1  Thank DianeB361
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We needed a new place to go and have always liked the mediterranean style menu. After reading the online reviews we decided to give it a try. With all the great reviews was hopeful but the food was even beyond our heightened expectations . My...More

Thank jack77799
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Lemon has a very unusual menu. There are Italian dishes, but not the usual "pastas with a red sauce". There are Greek dishes, but not the usual moussaka. They try to capture a little bit of the flavors of many Mediterranean countries, so it is...More

Thank ldambrosa
Ash E, Owner at Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you for leaving us a review. We have live entertainment every Friday evening starting at 7:30 pm. The performers change every week, ranging from jazz and blues singers to belly dancers!

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29 July 2017|
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Response from mark d | Reviewed this property |
If you are speaking of chicken fingers or mac and cheese, there is not a posted dinner menu. That said, and while it is more an adult establishment, Chef Ash can be most accommodating. I would call first to be sure... More
Kim F
22 March 2017|
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Response from Luci722132 | Reviewed this property |
I did think to ask, in the event I wanted to bring my child with me. They do have chicken tenders/fries and I believe spaghetti with butter. This place is pretty quiet and somewhat romantic; not sure it's great for little... More
16 December 2016|
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Response from CalicoMary | Reviewed this property |
I was treated to lunch for my birthday, so I'm sorry, I don't know prices or even times.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3475 US Highway 9, Freehold, NJ 07728-3209
    (Three Brooks Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Freehold
  • Phone Number: +1 732-761-0900
  • E-mail
Chef Ash introduces Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant. Our menu brings together many splendid cuisines, such as Italian, Spanish, French, Moroccan and Greek. With such a diverse menu, we look to please all palates, from the casual diner to the most sophisticated foodie. Our goal is to ensure that the presentation, cuisine and service foster an equally accessible atmosphere to everyone Lemon will be the ideal spot for any occasion! Coupons or discounts not valid with open table reservations. Gluten free menu available.
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