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“Good lunch location”
Review of Lemon Grass Cafe

Lemon Grass Cafe
Ranked #6 of 49 Restaurants in Tumwater
Cuisines: Thai
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Olympia, Washington
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Good lunch location”
Reviewed December 29, 2012

Lemon Grass Cafe has wonderful Thai food that actually has fresh vegetables. Be aware that this is not a fast food restaurant, so be prepared to take time over the meal. Staff will do their best to get you in and out in a lunch hour, but it's usually crowded; the quality of the the food is worth it. The restaurant is also open for dinner.

  • Visited December 2012
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Tumwater, Washington
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131 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Delicious Thai Food and Ambiance”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

A nice surprise for Tumwater - a nice ambiance and delicious food, easier parking that the downtown Olympia location

Visited June 2012
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Sunshine Coast, BC
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent Thai Restaurant”
Reviewed September 29, 2012

We chose this restaurant based on others' reviews and we were not disappointed. Until we dined at The Lemon Grass in Tumwater we have not been partial to Thai food. In fact, when the hotel desk clerk first suggested it we asked for other options, but after reading the reviews we decided to give it a chance. The welcome was friendly, the service was quick and the food very good. It offered great selections for vegetarians. The vegetables were many, fresh and varied. In our view this is a high quality restaurant with moderate prices. We ordered 3 dishes and had some to take home. We'd return again, if it were not six hours and a ferry ride away.

  • Visited September 2012
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Powell Butte, Oregon
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Delicious!”
Reviewed September 18, 2012 via mobile

Went to Lemongrass based on reviews here and the fact that we could walk from our motel. It was really, really good. We've had Thai food many places and this was some of the best. I had the 7 flavor beef, and it was delightful--large, tender slices of beef with a thick sauce of truly many favors. Hubby had Garden Noodles with chicken, also very good. Decent wines by the glass. Pleasant, clean, fresh looking interior. Gracious service.

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Yakima
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Excellent Thai food”
Reviewed July 24, 2012

This is a very small restaurant with limited seating. But the line of customers out the door says it all. The food is excellent and even if you can't find seating, buy your food to go and either eat in the park or the marine park two blocks away.

Visited July 2012
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