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Lemon Drop

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1701 Mounds Rd, Anderson, IN 46016-5704
+1 765-644-9055
10:30 - 09:00
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened on this little cafe completely by accident on a trip through Anderson and were very pleasantly surprised. The burgers were out of this world and the atmosphere is a throwback to an earlier time. The fresh-squeezed lemonade, delicious food, and friendly staff make this place worth dropping in.

Thank Brandy S
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lemon Drop is an ANDERSON Landmark! Their signature dish is their onion burger, a hamburger patty with onions inside. Their fries are hot and crisp. They also serve a highly rated tenderloin though I've seen larger around town. If you're a nostalgia buff this is the place for you! If you looked up "hole in the wall" I'm guessing... More 

Thank Ancil R
Middletown, Indiana
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love their toasted cheeseburger and fries...no one else can match the awesome flavor. Flavored soda or a milk shake is a must have with a meal.

Thank HillmanLJ
Muncie, Indiana
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The LD is like a trip back in time. The service is incredible and the Onion Burger is relish. Add some shoestring fries and a cherry coke and you'll be in a happy place. A legendary place that is super small and super good. Trust me it's one of a kind awesome.

Thank BigRedSled
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Just a cute little old time place with seats at the counter, a few booths, and watch the cook grilling and toasting. Love the tenderloin, the onion burger - onion cooked in the beef - and skinny fries. The ranch dressing is worth buying on it's own! Get it to dip your fries in, delicious, and I don't like ranch.

Thank eggplant911
Anderson, Indiana
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We and friends ate at the lemon drop one evening.. It is a very small restaurant with minimal seating. It was clean and the waitress was exceptional. We all had onion burgers on toast. The burger was just a thin burger with a little onion mixed thru it. I couldn't taste the onion. For me it was nothing special. Before... More 

Thank 1222Fred
Fishers, Indiana
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331 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

You can't go wrong ordering anything on the menu here. And it will be prepared right in front of you. The waitresses are friendly and memorize your order. Anything off the grill will be done to your satisfaction. The fries are tasty and the salads are fresh.

Thank DMJA21
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Cute little building , food is from out of the 50's. Love the grilled cheeseburger. My favorite part is the ice for the soda pop. Some how it makes it taste even more refreshing. I just wish the place was a little bigger inside but it does seem to work with the room they have.

Thank Jenifer T
Anderson, Indiana
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great place for an "onion" burger. Has been a Madison County (Anderson) iconic staple all my life. If you've lived in Anderson - you've ate at the Lemon Drop.

Thank ncshepler
Anderson, Indiana
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great burgers, if a little small. Very limited seating. Food is always tasty, quick, and how can you go wrong with a little train bustling along the ceiling.

Thank Kelly19770

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 09:00
10:30 - 09:00
10:30 - 09:00
10:30 - 09:00
10:30 - 09:00
10:30 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701 Mounds Rd, Anderson, IN 46016-5704
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Anderson
  • Phone Number: +1 765-644-9055

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