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Lemongrass Bistro

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75-5742 Kuakini Hwy, Suite 103, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1777
+1 808-331-2708
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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San Francisco, California
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77 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed my shrimp and chicken pad Thai very much, but my wife didn't like her veggie stir fry with chicken. The chicken in her stir fry was dried out and didn't have much flavor. The pad Thai on the other hand was quite good. Probably wouldn't go back again when we're in Kona. Place was pretty full when we arrived... More 

Thank atwoodexplores
New Mexico
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled across this gem and so glad we did. Food is excellent and the prices are reasonable (unlike most of Kona). We had Pad Thai and Lettuce wraps - both were fresh tasting and delicious. Service was efficient and friendly.

Thank SparkyEstonia
Columbia Falls, Montana
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We have eaten here twice on vacation. The service is very friendly and prompt. Food is excellent. We had the duck curry, Crispy pork and eggplant curry and it was all delicious.

Thank George S
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great ambiance and gourmet food. Inside and outside dining. You'll be happy if you try it. Nice varied selection on menu.

Thank happydog2015
San Mateo, California, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We've been coming to Lemongrass Bistro for several years, ever since TK started the place. If anything the ambiance has improved-there is a higher percentage of locals eating here now-but the menu could use some updating, or some specials. Still, they make an excellent Mai Tai and the Crispy Duck is very good.

Thank Dwight H
San Clemente
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181 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Nice selection, friendly staff and tasty Thai... what more could one ask for? OK, there's no table cloths and their lanai overlooks the parking lot and a 76 station, but if you're driving a convertible you can leave the top down and keep an eye on your car. Try their Crispy Calamari for starts and then most anything w/ noodles... More 

Thank CalifBeachBum
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Fresh and varied menu with good service. Fusion cuisine with Thai, and Asian menu. The soft shell crab, calamari, are very good appys and every main I have had was excellent.

Thank Cyndy U
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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66 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Drinks and dinner very good but pass on the oyster shooter appetizers. I ended very sick from them. Good service and great happy hour.

Thank HawaiiKailuaKona
Kailua Kona
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172 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

It was a Sunday evening and we were looking for a new Thai restaurant to try. We found this one tucked between two other restaurants, and found a parking space, hurrah, it's a small parking lot, but no fear there are free public parking nearby. We ordered the Pad Thai and Pho. The Pho was surprisingly delicious, but I'm not... More 

Thank WaSunlover
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I like this place. It is small, and has some outside tables. It is a Thai based menu, but has some great spin offs. Poke, soups, salads etc...

Thank Dann L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5742 Kuakini Hwy, Suite 103, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1777
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-331-2708

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