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Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant

3475 US Highway 9, Freehold, NJ 07728-3209
+1 732-761-0900
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rice balls” (35 reviews)
“hummus” (46 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (21 reviews)
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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

There were three of us with different likes and tastes. My brother had a lamb shank that he thought was divine. I enjoyed the yellow lentil soup and octopus. Mom enjoyed the gnocchi with shrimp and apricots. Chef's dessert of fresh whipped cream and strawberries....More

Thank HJ T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited Lemon with another couple for dinner. We haf hummus, zucchini cakes, carrot ginger soup, empanadas, and the rice balls. All of it was great! The service was great, and Alex was very entertaining. We ended our dinner with cappachinos and espresso. They...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant with some friends. I went there on this night not only for the food but for the entertainment. The restaurant had a belly dancer that night both the food was good along with the entertainment Ash the owner and chef runs...More

Thank ed7878
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were guests at a special surprise birthday party for my daughter. Our whole family attended, including our grandchildren. The waiters were attentive--especially friendly to our little ones. The food choices were great: octopus appetizer, yummy rice balls, gnocchi, Hanger steak, lamb, and crab cakes!...More

Thank NewJerseyDuckie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sadly we will not be enjoying the food because rude insult from Host on Tuesday 9/26/2017 while returning to Toms River has assured us and friends to never return. He suggested we might be better suited for McDonalds ??? after my son in law was...More

Thank floridagym
Reviewed 7 September 2017 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 7 September 2017 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 7 September 2017 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 7 September 2017

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 28 August 2017

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 30 August 2017

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

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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
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22 March 2017|
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Response from Wildannie | Reviewed this property |
not a kid's menu per se, but the owner is so accommodating he will whip anything up you ask him to do. I recommend you give it a shot if you haven't already
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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