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Lemon Grass

1221 8th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265-2623
+1 515-440-4709
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“larb” (4 reviews)
“tofu” (3 reviews)
“pad thai” (7 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1221 8th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265-2623
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

I've been going here for a couple years. I love their pineapple chicken fried rice. Usually my daughter gets pad thai and then we split them both. The crab rangoons are good too. I always have left overs for lunch the next day and it...More

Thank carrollkr
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I’m really impressed with this restaurant as they accommodate dietary restrictions & are gluten friendly. The food also tastes delicious, all though a bit on the sweeter side when it comes to the noodles. We had the Tom Yum soup which was delicious. Ordered the...More

Thank Pearl J
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I don't often give a 5, but they earned it. I had the orh larm, which is a Lao dish. The broth was excellent, the vegetables fresh, and the spices just right. You can specify the heat level, 1-5. I chose 3 which left my...More

Thank Mark672
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Our family enjoyed a delicious lunch, even the picky granddaughter loved her spicy noodles meal. The dishes are prepared with fresh vegetables and meats, and the sauces are flavorful. You can customize the spiciness of your meal from mild to wild. As we finished our...More

Thank Jimbenben2
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Lemon Grass has an amazing menu making it hard to choose. The items my colleague and I each got were superior, as good as any I have experienced - and I frequently search for Asian Fusion restaurants. The ambiance is simple, the place was crowded...More

Thank 80Robbie47
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Best meal we've had in a long time. We had the pot stickers, beef pho, and beef larb, and all were fantastic.

Thank phloopy
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I can't get enough of the delicious food at Lemon Grass. I enjoy eating there - it's cozy. But it's also easy to pick-up at lunch for a spring roll snack or after work for dinner. Only thing is to be careful on the spice...More

Thank gingergeorge1991
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Excellent Thai food. Lengthy menu of Thai food. Each dish prepared to your liking: spicy from 1 to 5. Our waitress was pleasant and knowledgeable about the different dishes. Alcohol is available. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Joan W
Reviewed 26 August 2016

One of the best Thai restaurants in Des Moines area. Their yellow curry fried rice is just amazing ! But, I have to warn you that they are not consistent with their spice levels. You are better off going with lower spice level that your...More

Thank DSMIA2015
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This restaurant has good food and good service. The wait staff knew their menu down to the ingredient. Service was prompt and the food got to our table quickly. The menu is mostly Thai with a few Laotian items.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 08:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1221 8th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265-2623
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-440-4709
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