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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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Teasdale, Utah
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95 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Breaded tenderloin sandwiches are prevalent, but I grew up eating unbreaded, pan fried tenderloin. During my undergrad college years, I worked and ate at a campus hangout that served unbreaded butterflied tenderloins cooked on the grill. Yum! That's what you find at the Lemon Drop. This place does not look impressive on the outside, but what takes place on the... More 

Thank larryj2012
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is an Anderson classic home to the number 1 tenderloin and hamburger. This is one of my children's favorite places to eat. If you are gonna be I n Anderson Indiana I recommend the Lemon Drop for sure.

Thank Dave W
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Stopped by while in Anderson for the Little 500 Sprint Car Racing event. Great independant place. Good Food, good people. Will be coming back.

Thank Stephen C
Canon City, Colorado
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Been here twice when we've came back to see family. Syaff is very friendly and food has been great both times. Will be back for sure.

Thank harleychadx
Anderson, Indiana
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4 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is our favorite place to eat if you want a great burger n fries. Their onion burger and toasted cheeseburger will keep you wanting to come back. Their salads are crisp, and the owner makes his ranch dressing, I love it. It's been voted best burger in the county over and over.

Thank Lee C
Anderson, Indiana
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Nice little place with a home feel good food! The little train still runs around and we had a nice server

Thank Heff5
Lexington, Kentucky
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Neat place. Been around since 1954, family owned and ran. Good simple fair. Worth the visit. Burgers and shakes. Classic americana.

Thank James L
Noblesville, Indiana
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I've been eating Onionburgers at the Lemon Drop for decades and they are wonderful. Two hand made beef patties with diced onions in between and then grilled to perfection. We no longer live in Anderson but make it point to stop at the Lemon Drop if we're in the area at lunch time. A small place with great luncheon food,... More 

Thank papad46
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

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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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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?