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Lemongrass Grill

156 Court St., Brooklyn, NY 11201 40.688619 -73.992928
at Dean St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-522-9728 Send to Phone
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  • Cuisine: Thai
  • Price Range: $$

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Hours

Sun-Thu, noon-10:30pm; Fri-Sat, noon-11:30pm

Nearby Subway Stops

F, G at Bergen St.

Prices

$10-$23.95

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

Hamilton Ave. to Clark St., Fourth Ave. to Columbia St.

Profile

When its first location was established in Park Slope in 1993, Lemongrass Grill was briefly a destination restaurant for carefully prepared, distinctively spicy Thai food—far more rare back then. Since branching out to other locations, the restaurant's streamlined operation has cheapened the original's selling points. While they still serve reliably tongue-singeing Thai classics, the satellite locations just don't feel as good as the home base. There are still gilded shrines jutting from the walls with busts of deities as well as warm yellow low lighting, but the style has lost any flair. Wherever you go, most dishes are straightforwardly meat, seafood, or vegetables in a tangy marinade; the best sauces combining lime, tamarind, coconut, curry, and mint. Yet the increased focus on speed has given dishes like pad Thai or pork chop lemongrass a run-of-the-mill quality.

Recommended Dishes

Duck curry, $17.95; Siam chicken, $11.95

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