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Lemon Leaf Cafe

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337 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620-1513
443-282-0004
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 240
    Excellent
  • 84
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Crab during College Move in Day

My wife and I were in Chestertown for a quiet weekend and quickly realized we picked Washington College's move in day (Saturday) for our arrival. We'd did some quick research on restaurants and found great ratings for Lemon Leaf Cafe. The weather was spectacular so we took a walk through town and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Fairfax, Virginia
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Fairfax, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

My wife and I were in Chestertown for a quiet weekend and quickly realized we picked Washington College's move in day (Saturday) for our arrival. We'd did some quick research on restaurants and found great ratings for Lemon Leaf Cafe. The weather was spectacular so we took a walk through town and came upon the restaurant. The place was buzzing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

What a delightful introduction to historic and lovely Chestertown! The Lemon Leaf Cafe offers a cheerful setting to enjoy delicious food served in generous portions. If uou enjoy a creamy crab soup, do not miss out on ordering a bowl. Service was adequate and the facilities very clean.

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Freehold, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Well run,pretty restaurant with very good food. A great choice if you are in the area! Staff was very friendly and professional and the atmosphere was very pleasant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Crab cakes were absolutely scrumptious. The sweet tea was excellent as well; as if it were made from brewed tea and just enough sugar rather than a powdered mix. We arrived shortly before closing, but everyone treated us as though we had arrived at 6:00 rather than 8:00 on a Saturday evening.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The service was excellent, the atmosphere and ambiance was delightful and the food was good. Some of the items were a little salty for our taste but all in all it was a good experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We had lunch and breakfast here. Lunch was good, not excellent! My daughters ordered the shrimp croissant for lunch and it really lacked flavor. I had tried that back in April and I thought it lacked flavor also. Husband ordered the daily special, bbq swiss burger and it was very good! My salad was wonderful. Breakfast we had French toast... More 

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Delaware
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Excellent service and food! Creative menu! Awesome Cream of Crab soup! Cute decor. We plan on revisiting for dinner when we return.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I've never had crab cakes like this before and I'm sure I will never find another place with this amazing recipe. The crab soup was awesome as well -- creamy and filled with chunks of crab. The restaurant has a fun environment and has a pass through to a bar and another pass through to lounge and a back room... More 

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Holton, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I was in town for my nephews wedding. The bridesmaids lunch was held at the Lemon Leaf Café. I had a chicken salad stuff tomatoes. It was delicious, and all of the other food appeared to be excellent as well. We had mini coconut cream tarts and lemon meringue tarts for dessert. They were yummy. My sister, the mother of... More 

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Northborough, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

This small restuarant in the center of a quaint historic town was highly rated. But once we saw the suspended ceiling, laminate table tops and plastic flowers, we started to doubt our choice. We ordered drinks and an appitizer. The Vienna lager was flat but the cream of crab soup was excellent. For entrees we tried the prime rib and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 337 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620-1513
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Chestertown
  • Phone Number: 443-282-0004

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?