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Lemongrass Bistro

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75-5742 Kuakini Hwy, Suite 103, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
(808) 331-2708
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Thai at a Fair Price

A friend and frequent customer of Lemongrass Bistro recommended we go for lunch...here is why it was an excellent choice. Located in a crowded strip mall on a busy corner, Lemongrass Bistro offers indoor and outdoor seating. We were seated promptly and tended to by our waiter. Our friend... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Gainesville, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It was pretty good, nothing too exciting from my perspective. No real complaints but nothing that was too memorable.

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Gainesville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

A friend and frequent customer of Lemongrass Bistro recommended we go for lunch...here is why it was an excellent choice. Located in a crowded strip mall on a busy corner, Lemongrass Bistro offers indoor and outdoor seating. We were seated promptly and tended to by our waiter. Our friend suggested we share the green papaya salad, which was a freshly... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

My wife and I were in the mood for some spice so we walked from our hotel to Lemongrass. It's a small place with just a half-dozen inside tables of which half were filled on the weeknight we went. Tasty curries with just about the right amount of heat. Reasonable selection of beer and wine, though we didn't try the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Our friends had recommended this place for bowls of noodle soups in different styles. Yes, they have pho. I had the noodle bowl with short rib. Broth was excellent as well as the meaty hunks of short ribs. Wife had great ahi tuna salad

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My family and I tried Lemon Grass Bistro recently and we loved it so much we returned 2 days later to eat the same meal. The Panang curry is excellent. Not too sweet like some Thai places make it. The Mahi Mahi with Green curry is exceptional. It was by far one of the best meals I had on the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I just don't like lemongrass. I've tried over And over bc the location is convenient and the atmosphere is pretty cool inside.. But the food and service is really terrible. Their 'curry' and 'Tom yum soup' is definitely not what you expect to get at an authentic Thai restaurant . Watery and flavorless. Last time I went I had to... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The place is small, parking is tight, the food is average, and the waitress had no personality or interest in making diners feel welcome. We ate outdoors overlooking the parking lot and noticed quite a few people going to another restaurant in the small mall. Maybe it is would be a better choice.

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Pho was blah at best. The broth was so watered down, they don't bring you the basil, sprouts and stuff on the side and the service, nothing to write home about. Go to Bale instead, way better!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Again, this is not on the beach, and you might drive by it, but don't. The food is really good, they have cold beers and wine plus service is good. I would recommend.

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Norcross, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We went there only for a small dinner and had Green Papaya salad, Spicy Ramen soup and Tom Kha Gai Coconut soup with shrimp. It was all very good, but the Ramen were delicious. The soup bowl was the biggest bowl I have ever seen. Like a small boat. A lot of food for the bang.

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Address: 75-5742 Kuakini Hwy, Suite 103, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: (808) 331-2708
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Cuisine: Asian, Thai

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  • Address: 75-5742 Kuakini Hwy, Suite 103, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: (808) 331-2708

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai

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