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All 11 Keaau Restaurants

Lemon Grass

16-586 Old Volcano Rd Ste 103, Keaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96749-8115
(808) 982-8558
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Ranked #2 of 11 Restaurants in Keaau
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Volcano, Hawaii
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Tucked away in the Kea'au shopping center right off the highway (turn left at the gears sculpture and then right into the strip mall), it's good food. While they're preparing your food, run into Foodland for some basic foodstuffs while exploring the Park.

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Columbus, Indiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The first and last time I will go here . The food was not fresh . The Mongolian beef was tough as leather and the Asian noodles tasted like Ramen noodles . We dined at sombats in hilo the night prior and it was A+ what a difference.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

As a longtime visitor to this restaurant, as well as a foodie who has visited Thailand, etc. its understandable why people give this mixed reviews. It gets three stars from me because its fairly cheap, the portions are generous, I usually do takeout, and some of the dishes are good. I'm a sucker for their Volcano shrimp and their basil... More

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Keaau, Hawaii
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Excellent place for lunch! Pass on the buffet and order from the menu. The tiny wait is worth it. Great Pad Thai and excellent curry. Ask for it hot if you please. Open early too...

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Hilo, Hawaii
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Lemon Grass has good & tasty food. We enjoy the Mongolian beef & Lemon Grass Chicken. Very reasonable prices. It is a small place. You can order your food to go or dine in.

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Keaau, Hawaii, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Very good Chinese food made fresh, I stop in for take out a lot, the restaurant is small an noisy. Ok for lunch

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Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Dine outside on Asian cross culture fare. Food is very good and pricing quite reasonable. Atmosphere is not special but staff are, and are very accommodating and genuinely nice. This is located in the shopping center with Foodland and Ace Hardware.

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Mountain View, Hawaii
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Lemon Grass is a favorite of ours. Their Walnut Shrimp is amazing, the shrimp tastes really fresh and clean. The combination fried rice is yum, and their potstickers are fresh, gingery, delight. The atmosphere isn't all that great, but that's alright. Get it to go and head across the highway to the park!

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Edinburg, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

First of all you have to consider that everthing is more expensive on the Big Island but this little restaurant offers good food at a reasonable ($7 to $10 per plate) rate. I am a big eater and the portions left me totally full and my wife with leftovers. Just across the street is a McDonalds and next door is... More

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Volcano, Hawaii
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This restaurant is located in the Kea'au Town Center. My favorite dishes are the Green Beans with Garlic and the Salt and Pepper Ribs. There is a wide range of dishes for a reasonable price. Service is fast. They also do take out meals.

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Additional Information about Lemon Grass

Address: 16-586 Old Volcano Rd Ste 103, Keaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96749-8115
Phone Number: (808) 982-8558
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Keaau
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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