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Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant

3475 US Highway 9, Freehold, NJ 07728-3209
+1 732-761-0900
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rice balls” (45 reviews)
“hummus” (49 reviews)
“lamb” (34 reviews)
Italian, French, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3475 US Highway 9, Freehold, NJ 07728-3209
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did not expect the evening to be as enjoyable as it turned out to be!! The food is very good! We had NZ Lamb chops, Crab cake Mussels and Shrimp, and Cioppani. For dessert we got Baklava. Each dish was so well made! Additionally,...More

Thank priya_cha
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As you would expect in any good restaurant on a holiday weekend the restaurant was packed last night. We were seated within 5 minutes of our reservation. A number of misses from then on -we had to ask for water -wine glasses never refilled—I got...More

Thank beagles1013
Reviewed 1 week ago

had reservations for 8 got there at 755 was told they are cleaning the table, sad thing is 5 other customers came in for reservations at 8 also finally at 830 i was seated the place needs a paint job desperatley walls chipped where chairs...More

Thank Danny W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The unassuming exterior belies the experience of eating at Lemon. The restaurant is much larger than one would assume from outside. Four of us went on a Friday night when there was live entertainment. The performance by a singer on a guitar added a nice...More

Thank TeaLady71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like delicious authentic Mediterranean food, this is your place. Really good lamb and fish dishes. Much more than just traditional Italian - excellent Greek and Middle-Eastern dishes. Salads and appetizers also well prepared. Remember to BYOB. Wait staff very attentive and friendly. Nice...More

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five of us dined at Lemon and all had a wonderful time. The food was excellent and the staff (Alex and Emily) were attentive and personable. Alex also proved a great conversationalist, entertaining everyone by trading hilarious one-liners and barbs with one of our party...More

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

Thank you so much for your kind words! We take great pride in our wait staff and are glad that you had an enjoyable experience! We hope to see you all again very soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Table of 8 people are here tonight. We had a 7:15 reservation - and we were served right on time. Our servers Steve and Sam were knowledgeable about the menu and a lot of fun to talk with. The owner came over to the table...More

Thank judyr1962
Ash E, Owner at Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank your for your positive review and kind words! We hope to see you and your party again very soon!

Reviewed 13 April 2018

Everything about this Restaurant was amazing. The people, the place, the food - everything. Every one that works there is so friendly, helpful, and nice. The place is beautifully decorated and very comfortable. The food - WOW. We had two appetizers, the Octopus and the...More

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

So glad to hear that you loved your first experience at Lemon! We look forward to seeing you much more in the future! Thank you for your kind words and positive review! We hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Attended a family party here. Waiters were very attentive and the food was excellent. Sliced steak was very nicely done. My wife had the gnocchi which she enjoyed.

Thank GpaG30
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Great food and great service! Try the rice balls, and the seafood special! Truly impressed with this restaurant and will definitely be back!

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Questions & Answers
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 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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