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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%
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“rice balls” (43 reviews)
“hummus” (49 reviews)
“lamb shank” (23 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 yesterday

This was a spontaneous decision to try a new restaurant - us consisting of one vegan, one "meat and potatoes", and three who will try new foods. We started with the riceballs (amazing, with a very delicious sauce, good for dipping with the pita bread,...More

Thank AVM899294
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic food and incredible service. A profession class act! We were a party of 16 cycling across America and were so well received by these folks. The attentions of the server and staff made for an amazing evening. Everything we ate was so well prepared...More

Thank annettemZ5766CZ
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’m vegan, and they have many vegetarian options that they can easily make vegan. The owner and chef Ash was so nice and accommodating, and so was our waitress! I loved the lemon platter. They made me a vegan garlic pita (olive oil instead of...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family from CA loves going to Lemon and this visit was no exception. Everything we ordered was so flavorful and beautifully presented. Just don’t forget to bring your own wine.

Thank TravellingRings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came via an open table reservation and we were very pleasantly surprised . We have come here several times in the past but this time was different. The restaurant was almost completely filled to capacity soon after we sat down after...More

1  Thank audreylebowitz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We often passed by this gem on the highway without taking a glance. We were looking for something different and decide to try Lemon. We were pleasantly surprised and had a terrific dinner and the service was outstanding. The food was outstanding and the fact...More

Thank 17jack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an experience, such an amazing restaurant to go to. The food was excellent, light flavorful, and delicious. I will be coming here regularly. Chef Ash is a wonderful cook.

Thank jennynoordhof
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Last night we had reservations for 7pm...they took us immediately. Atmosphere was very cozy and quaint. Staff was very good.. All fresh ingredients and really amazing food. From appitzers to the dinner.. And the amazing dessert. Hands down it was an incredible meal.. A local...More

Thank Shirley G
Ash E, Owner at Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience last night! Thank you for leaving a positive review! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Great staff, excellent menu and superior specials made this meal a special experience. I found it on TA and as usual was glad I did. The waiter was there to serve and oversee the other staff, which is nice as everyone was there to take...More

Thank Ross B
Ash E, Owner at Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words! We take great pride in the quality of our staff and food to provide you with a unique and memorable dining experience! We hope to see you back again very soon!

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This my second review of Lemon in the last 90 days. Last one was fair so I was hoping for much better. Sadly I can’t say that it has gotten better. Lunch is a buffet. Sadly most of the dishes had almost nothing. There were...More

Thank beagles1013
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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 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, 有泊車位, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
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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