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Lemongrass Bistro

75-5742 Kuakini Hwy, Suite 103, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1777
+1 808-331-2708
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (11 reviews)
“pad thai” (30 reviews)
“shrimp” (16 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
75-5742 Kuakini Hwy, Suite 103, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1777
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fried batter on the shrimp tempura was too heavy. The dipping sauce was bland. The chicken in the Pad Thai was dry and a bit tough and it was too sweet. The broth in the soup tasted like diluted warmed fish sauce . After...More

Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the place twice. High score both times. Fast service. Oxtail and pork bell were awesome. So was soft crab tempura. Lemongrass ice tea was very refreshing. Fast abd friendly service. Very convenient location - just one block from farmer market. They also have...More

Thank Dmitrikotchetov
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We visited as we needed a change from the American meat and carbs flavours we had been eating everywhere on our trip. It was a nice refreshing meal with good flavors and vegetables. I had the crispy duck which was very nice albeit a large...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We were looking for something different in a restaurant in Kailua-Kona after having already sampled many of the beach-front establishments over the years on periodic visits to the area. We found exactly what we'd hoped for in this small Asian-fusion bistro a couple of blocks...More

Thank HarperE
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Living on the Big Island for one year, I never found a restaurant I enjoyed more than Lemongrass. My favorite dish was the Massaman Curry with tofu. The flavor is out of this world - I traveled 45 min from Waikoloa just to eat here....More

Thank Tara M
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

A nice place close to our hotel. The lunch special is $9.99 and includes soup, rice, and entree selection. The orange chicken was excellent with good flavoring. I think this restaurant is worth a visit or two and reasonably priced.

Thank Becky089
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Have tried multiple items on the menu -- oxtail, shredded green papaya salad with chicken, pad thai, green curry vegetables over rice, etc... Have yet to be disappointed. Service is friendly and efficient and presentation is always a positive surprise (I don't expect much in...More

Thank Rex W
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I read all the reviews and was looking forward to a lite and heathy meal. I order the Pho, which should be all about the broth, this was salty and thick, like made from cubes.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We had lunch here. It was good, could have been a little spicier for my taste, but there was chili sauce to add. We had a variety of different dishes and everyone enjoyed their dish.

Thank KGeorgianna
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The food was tasty and priced well. We ate outside on their patio. Service was quick and the wait person was pleasant.

Thank Mary S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5742 Kuakini Hwy, Suite 103, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1777
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-331-2708
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