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About Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant

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.

3475 Route 9
A&M Shopping Plaza
Freehold, NJ 07728
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Mediterranean, Greek, French

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm; Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Due to very high volume, New Years eve reservations are only accepted at following times: 5:00, 6:15, and 9:15.
Sorry for any inconvenience.

Cross Street:
Three Brooks Rd

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(732) 761-0900

Website:
http://lemonnj.com/

Entertainment:
Live Entertainment Every Friday Night

Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant is now offering Cooking With Chef Ash. Ash sets a menu of several courses for the evening. Appetizers, Salads, Entrees & Desserts. He takes you step-by-step through each course, sharing his 25 years of experience in the culinary arts with you.

Catering:
Full service available, including waiters and chefs.

Executive Chef:
Chef Ash

Additional:
Banquet, BYO Liquor, Entertainment, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout

Special Events & Promotions:
Music every Friday night! Cooking classes are available as well.

Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (15)
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Healthy (5)
Cozy (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Casual (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
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Vegan (3)
Business Meals (2)
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Comfort Food (1)
Disabled Access (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

We enjoyed our dinner at the Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant, but the service left something to be desired.

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·Dined on November 8, 2017

Lemon was listed high on the Freehold list of 'veggie friendly' restaurants, so we decided to give it a try, and were not disappointed. The beet soup looked good and was excellent. The salad special of the day was creative and tasty. And the two veggie main courses that my wife and I ordered were quite delicious. The after-dinner cappuccino was uniquely served. The overall quantity of food was perhaps too much, but we made a full meal of the leftovers the following day. Two cautions: (1) it is BYOB, and (2) they provide free appetizers so adjust your meal accordingly.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Excellent dinner. Waiter Alex was great in explaining dishes. Far better than most restaurants. It was a very quiet night. Service was awesome. Can't name the dishes but food was excellent. We will definitely be back!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great time with the family! BYOW.

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

the menu and food options are outstanding, as is the service!

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Food is very Good very clean place and staff is great

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

First time to this wonderful restaurant. Ambience, service food was very good. Highly recommended

Tags: Organic, Special Occasion, Romantic
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Nice lunch buffet with friend

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Waiter was very helpful to narrow down my decision. Food was delicious. Nice local spot with great food

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Food was very good we had the Pear appetized excellent and I had a seafood special that was very good lots of seafood - My wife had the grilled shrimp salad she said it was ok - Service was good and the people were very nice - good value for the money

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·Dined on August 26, 2017

First time for dinner last Saturday night and was completely satisfied with everything we ordered! Definitely recommend and will definitely go back.

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Healthy, Vegan, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Food very tasty and presented well. Service excellent, chef visiting tables.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 28, 2017

One of our favorites. Mediterranean cuisine from all over the Mediterranean. Great variety of choices for each course. Many protein and starch choices. Wild caught sea food options. Everything is always fresh. A great strip mall surprise!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Always a nice dining experience and the food is consistently good. The staff is very professional and they cater to your every need.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Pleasant setting. Attentive service. Extensive menu. Food good but not great. Slightly overpriced for what it is.

Tags: Comfort Food, Business Meals, Fun, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Very well prepared/presented dishes, Octopus special appetizer was cooked to perfection. Service is excellent, attentive professional and friendly. BYOB is a major plus. Portion sizes are a little on the skimpy size for the price but not unreasonable.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual, Healthy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Always a reliable, lovely meal. Service is excellent, and the food delicious. Chef Ash is there personally to make sure that everything is just right.

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 30, 2017

I would strongly recommend trying Lemon!
The food is outstanding and they will modify
Food to your personal preference. Chef Ash is a
culinarily genius. Check out Lemon ! You won't be disappointed. 5 stars

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on June 20, 2017

Another excellent meal at Lemon for my friend's birthday. The watermelon salad was delicious and it was my first time trying the crab cakes which were outstanding.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Great food, friendly service, and nice live music. A fantastic evening.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Love Lemon. My favorite restaurant by far. Everything I've tried there is unique and tastes delicious. Highly recommend the crab cakes. Finally a crab cake without old bay seasoning and fillers! Chef Ash is the best

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on June 3, 2017

This an excellent restaurant that correctly bills itself as Mediterranean. It doesn't just mean Greece and Italy but also Northern Africa. There is couscous, and fresh hummus which is outstanding. Lamb and seafood dishes are particularly good. When there is a pasta special go for it. Always made in house. Its BYO and if you forget there is a liquor store in the next door strip mall.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 19, 2017

We six friends had a lovely evening with good food, great service and we loved the live music--a great surprise. They honored my request for a round table. As the restaurant is BYO we enjoyed fine wine with a moderate check at the end.

Tags: Fun, Healthy, Live Music
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 14, 2017

The food was fine, not great, but totally passable. However for a mother's day dinner, or any dinner at a restaurant, we did not want to be served by teenage boys (14-16?) who completely lacked manners because of their lack of experience. I don't think they were meaning to be rude and were trying to be friendly by joking around, but tossing the plates so the entree nearly slid off the plate or just the general tossing of plates while serving a customer is unacceptable. Definitely do not recommend.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Food was great on Mothers Day. However the service was not. Young kids were working there (I believe in high school) with no apparent guidance or supervision.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Mothers Day...service was lovely. It was crowded and about desert time the kitchen got a little back up but the staff was so lovely that it didn't interfere with our good time or lovely meal.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Not very fancy or modern but good food. Service was adequate considering it was very busy.

Tags: Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Excellent restaurant where the owner is always present and personable. He really takes pride in his food creations. The table settings are always clean and the food presentations are creative, fresh and delicious. We have been dining @ Lemon for years and think that it really is a gem as menu has a variety of options that suit everyone's diet (vegis, seafood & meats). The portions are just right - not too little and not too much. The flavors and combinations are unique and are not masked by too much salt & garlic.
We highly recommend the lunch buffet too!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Vegan, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Tapas, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Lively restaurants with generous portions, extensive dessert menu and allows BYOB!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Wonderful Freehold restaurant. Food is fresh and always cooked to order. Chef Ash is always at the restaurant making sure your experience is perfect. We go back again and again.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Food was tasty . Service was terrible same with communication too many people helping . Have to ask way too many times for things that never were done or bought . Food portions were same on huge plates .

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 13, 2017

This was our second Mother's Day in a row at Lemon and they did not disappoint! Everything is fresh and delicious. Service is great. Highly recommend!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 6, 2017

First time at Lemon. The Shrimp and Clams entre was absolutely delicious!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 5, 2017

Always a creative and excellent meal. Clearly the finest food in the area. Very professionally run establishment .

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 29, 2017

A wonderful experience overall.

Tags: Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 29, 2017

The staff was VERY young and inexperienced. Service was slow.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 22, 2017

Excellent service and food.. Excellent service and food.. Excellent service and food..

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 9, 2017

Lemon has become one of our favorites. Food and service are always great.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 9, 2017

Terrific food, service and evening. I highly recommend it and will return soon.

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 8, 2017

Always excellent

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