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Lemon Grass Cafe

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5801 Capital Blvd SW, Tumwater, WA
+1 360-705-0055
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 20:30
Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Tumwater, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If all you care about is the quality of your food and you don't care how long it takes to get to you, you will love this place -- the food is first-rate and the ambiance is fine. I can only give it three stars, however, because it has consistently taken abnormally long to get served. In the worst case,... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I had lunch at the Lemongrass today. We got there early to avoid the noon rush. As soon as a few other couples were seated, my friend and I started having trouble hearing each other. When the restaurant filled, we had to yell across the table to be heard. The decor is very nice, but there are no soft surfaces... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The Lemon Grass Restaurant in Tumwater building could be easily missed from the street, but is outstanding in every other way. Comfortable nicely decorated space, relaxed efficient helpful service, tasty food in generous portions with three options for amount of spice. Next time we will order medium rather than mild. Coconut chicken and Thai fried rice both very good.

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Thank jake967
Tumwater, Washington
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

On the more expensive side, but very good food. Consistant quality and spice levels. Great choices for vegetarian, gluten free, or free to eat what you like. Nice atmosphere, although some of the seating can be overly loud from conversations from other tables (acoustics are not great).

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Thank Turtletech
San Francisco
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

We were on our way to Seattle, stopping in Tumwater for the night. We looked up good restaurants on Trip Advisor, and headed to Lemon Grass based on the reviews. It was terrific! We get great Thai food in the SF Bay Area, but this was equally delicious. The best larb salad we've ever had. Everything was delicious and the... More 

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Thank Marie G
Olympia, Washington
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

I have been to all 3 locations, the food is all the same and just wonderful, have had almost everything they serve there and they never let me down, Tumwater location is by far the smallest and always busy as heck (this says something)! The staff is great and always willing to above and beyond to mKe the experience better... More 

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Lacey, Washington
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

The food at the Lemon grass on Capital Way is excellent. The atmosphere is nice. I've always had good service. Another one of my favorite restaurants.

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Thank jksblonde
Olympia, WA
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135 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

I ordered a vegetarian dish called Swimming Angel, with peanut sauce, tofu, spinach and white rice. I ordered it with #5 Spivey and with Julienned cabbage and carrots and extra hot sauce. My parents ordered the green curry with shrimp. Well, we all cleaned or plates, and were all quite satisfied. I admit that I have eaten here before, and... More 

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Thank Armchair C
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Nice ambiance. Good service. Fine food. Loved that I could choose degree of spicyness. Huge amount of food for reasonable price. Will return!

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Thank Maxsenger
Olympia, Washington
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

Lemon Grass is near my office and is the go to place for office birthdays and "can you meet me for lunch" lunches. The Chinese Sausage Fried Rice is rock solid. Crisp carrots and green beans, savory sausage slices in rice with other ingredients make for a delicious and filling lunch. I usually take half back to the office. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 20:30
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5801 Capital Blvd SW, Tumwater, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tumwater
  • Phone Number: +1 360-705-0055

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