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Lemon Leaf Cafe

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337 High St, Chestertown, MD 21620-1363
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Newark, Delaware
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I recommend the onion rings and their homemade soups. The homemade chicken rice soup is the best we've ever had. Large portions, everything we ate was fresh and yummy. What we saw on other people plate, and based on the comments we overheard, was just as good. Nice decor with brick walls. Quick and attentive service.

Thank Robin T
North East, Maryland
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147 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way home from an overnight in St Michaels, MD, we stopped to explore a new antiques/resale shop called Treasures Refound. After doing some retail and before the remaining drive home, we had to have lunch at LLC. We always & you must order a cup of the cream of crab soup..none better. (Tip: add a tablespoon of sherry... More 

Thank Jack D
Rockville, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the Malibu salad with a crab cake. Delicious. Took half of the crabcake home. My husband had a barbecue sandwich with homemade chips and he ate it all. He also had a bowl of cream of crab soup with a touch of sherry to start. I helped him eat his soup. Believe me it was delicious. Forgot to... More 

Thank rbroad6
Browns Mills, New Jersey
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The locals all know, but it's well worth a trip to Chestertown for any reason. The Lemon Leaf is well-located in the middle of the 'downtown' walking district, and always a delight to visit. There are a few specialties that we look forward to (flannel cakes if we're there early enough) but unfortunately a limited vegetarian menu. They have many... More 

Thank D R
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lemon pie tart was perfect. Skip the rest of the meal. The food tasted like it was from a can. We ordered three entrees- all bland and salty.

1 Thank PBStripper
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have been coming to Chestertown for about 15 years now and this place is one of our new favorites for breakfast. It has a crisp and bright atmosphere and is delightfully uncrowded. My wife had the scrapple and flannel cakes. The cakes were perfect but the scrapple arrived without being properly cooked. Scrapple needs to be... More 

Thank paul s
Wheaton, Maryland
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this restaurant twice while working in Chestertown for the summer, once with my mother and once with my father, brother and co-worker. Got the same thing both times, and would recommend this restaurant to anyone who visits Chestertown. Good but, not grade service and good but, not great food1

Thank pnickel613
Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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135 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After several recommendations we tried the Lemon Leaf. Service was friendly and efficient. Menu somewhat limited but varied choices. The crab soup was really good and I didn't think it was too salty as mentioned by others. The house salad was a nice portion with fresh vegetables. My crab cakes were very good and I loved the sweet potatoes fries.... More 

Thank Cng217
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we reserved a table, it was ready and lovely. there were only 3 other tables being served while we were there. lovely atmosphere and food choices. the service was poor, the wait was almost intolerable. maybe another time, not any time soon.

Thank Sugartrail
Newark, Delaware
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

After that things went downhill. Both my husband and I agreed that our crab soups were salty. I ordered a roasted chicken dinner. I couldn't eat my entire meal...chicken with a white sauce, mashed red potatoes and green beans. I left without eating. Much too salty. Bob had Rock Fish. The skin was salty but other than that it was... More 

1 Thank Paulinevee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Soups, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 337 High St, Chestertown, MD 21620-1363
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Chestertown
  • Phone Number: 443-282-0004

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?