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Lemongrass Cafe & Market

by Rich S » Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:26 pm

This place is getting ready to open in Hikes Point, in the spot where Little India used to be on Richland Avenue. I think it’s connected to the other Lemongrass Cafes that have existed around Louisville, although I’m not sure of that. I hope it provides another good option for Vietnamese and Thai food.
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Re: Lemongrass Cafe & Market

by Margie L » Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:02 pm

I always liked the Lemongrass Bun salads.
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Re: Lemongrass Cafe & Market

by Mary Anne » Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:23 pm

Any idea of an opening date? They don't seem to have a Facebook page...
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Re: Lemongrass Cafe & Market

by Rich S » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:08 pm

Lemongrass Cafe is open now at 2956 Richland Ave. I visited today and got an order of com ga xa ot (lemongrass chicken with jasmine rice) to go; it was very good. They gave me a free spring roll because it was their first day.

The man I spoke to said their menu is the same as the Middletown location (http://www.lemongrassrest-ky.com/mainmenu.html ). I’m not sure that’s completely true; I think the prices on Richland Avenue may be 50 cents or so higher than what’s shown on the Middletown website. The menu is divided among Vietnamese, Thai and Chinese dishes.

I still can’t find a website for the new location, but they had signs saying it’s open seven days a week, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Richland phone number is 502-614-7448.

They’re not serving alcohol yet, but their liquor license was issued this week. When I went by this afternoon, it seemed like they were having some problems with the air-conditioning, but the room with tables for dining in was cooler than the other room. They plan to sell some Asian groceries, but aren’t doing that yet.
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Re: Lemongrass Cafe & Market

by Robin Garr » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:18 pm

Thanks for the report, Rich!
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Re: Lemongrass Cafe & Market

by Robin Garr » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:19 pm

Hey, wait, isn't that where Little India Cafe is ... <gulp> was? I guess it's gone? :(
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Re: Lemongrass Cafe & Market

by Jerry C » Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:01 pm

Robin Garr wrote:Hey, wait, isn't that where Little India Cafe is ... <gulp> was? I guess it's gone? :(


That's what he said in the OP...

in the spot where Little India used to be
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Re: Lemongrass Cafe & Market

by Robin Garr » Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:03 pm

Jerry C wrote:That's what he said in the OP...

in the spot where Little India used to be
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D'oh! :oops:
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Re: Lemongrass Cafe & Market

by Mary Anne » Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:52 am

Looks like they've got their Facebook page up! https://www.facebook.com/Lemongrass-Cafe-Market-204492493743405/
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Re: Lemongrass Cafe & Market

by Rich S » Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:48 am

The updated menu is now on this website, which covers both Lemongrass locations:

http://www.lemongrassrest-ky.com
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Re: Lemongrass Cafe & Market

by Robin Garr » Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:19 am

Rich S wrote:The updated menu is now on this website, which covers both Lemongrass locations:

http://www.lemongrassrest-ky.com

Thanks, Rich!

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