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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” (48 reviews)
“hummus” (51 reviews)
“lamb” (36 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 5 days 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 days 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 1 week ago 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 days 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 3 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for the hospitality and great service! As always the food was delicious. Our group of 18 had a fantastic time 👏👏👏👏

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Ash E, Owner at Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your kind words and positive review! We look forward to seeing all of you again soon!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Mediterrean food and very good service. Lemon is in a strip mall on the north side of route 9 . Reservations are recommended.

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 13 June 2018

I attended a retirement party hosted by Lemon Mediterranean last week. The food was absolutely delicious and the service second to none!More

Thank bellabee2018
Ash E, Owner at Lemon Mediterranean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are so pleased that we were able to be a part of your retirement celebration! We take great pride in the quality of our food and wait staff and we are glad that you enjoyed your dining experience!! We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018

great food, awesome staff, good music. I especially liked the camaraderie of the people, especially the owner who came over to poke fun at me for cutting my lamb into little pieces... was a good laugh. I got him back by complimenting him on the...More

Thank geegee2708
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Outstanding place tucked in a strip mall, greeted by two fine young gentlemen Rob and Alex who will treat you like family. Food was not fast but perfect timing, recommend so many to list here but grilled octopus was like butter, short rib pasta was...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 12 June 2018

I recently had dinner at Lemon. The food was wonderful and reasonably priced. The service was excellent as well.

Thank Kalliedog
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We were a large group, celebrating a special event. The owner was very accomodating. The food was plentiful and delicious. We started with homemade hummus and pitas, an eggplant dish and a wonderful mixed salad.My selection of the 3 offered was Chicken with Artichoke and...More

Thank Lynn R
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30 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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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