Serving It Up Vegan At Lemongrass Cuisine of Thailand, Jacksonville, Florida!

Lemongrass Cuisine of Thailand
9846 Old Bay Meadows Road
Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 645-9911
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by Michael Wilkins

Lemongrass Thai Exterior


Lemongrass Cuisine of Thailand is a great place to find something deliciously vegan in Jacksonville, Florida. The restaurant was easy to get to, reasonably quiet and had great options. The wait staff was courteous and friendly while taking care of our needs. The restaurant is located on Old Bay Meadows Road on the south side of Jacksonville. It has been in this area for quite a while and seems to do pretty well. Most of the entrées had tofu choices as a replacement for the carniverous options.

Lemongrass Thai Interior


I started with a tofu points appetizer and peanut sauce. The peanut sauce was tasty and slightly spicy.


Papaya Salad

Papaya Salad


For my next course I ordered the papaya salad. This salad contains shredded fresh green papaya, thai chili peppers, whole peanuts, cherry tomatoes, garlic, lime juice and a touch of fish sauce. I ordered the salad without the fish sauce. The taste was great and everyone at the table got a chance to try it.


Spicy Drunken Noodles

Spicy Drunken Noodles


For the main course I ordered spicy drunken noodles with tofu. This dish included wok tossed rice noodles, garlic, bell peppers, jalapeno peppers, fresh mushrooms, cashews, scallions, srriachi and Thai sweet basil. Have I mentioned how much I enjoy Thai food?


My dinner companions ordered a dish called The Amazing which can be ordered with shrimp, chicken, beef, pork or tofu. The dish includes their famous peanut curry sauce over spinach and broccoli.


The Amazing

The Amazing


There are several Curry dishes to choose from as well. Most of the entrees are priced in the $13-$15 range.The experience at this restaurant was pleasant and I definitely would go here again. For those of you traveling through Jacksonville they offer lunch Monday through Friday from 11 AM to 2 PM and dinner nightly starting at 5 PM. The restaurant address is 9846 Old Bay Meadows Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32256. It is located in the Deerwood Village shopping center. The phone number is 904–645–9911 and you can visit them online at facebook.


Michael Wilkins is a respiratory therapist, an avid scuba diver and an accomplished photographer. He has been living with hepatitis C for more than two decades and is a cancer surviver. Michael has kept liver cancer at bay by employing the healing properties of a plant-based diet.

A year later, after a strict plant-based regimine, his tumor markers are normal and his MRIs are clean! This has made Michael more passionate about staying on a vegan diet. He has met lots of wonderful passionate people with amazing stories while walking down this path. Michael’s area is Northeast Florida, particularly the Jacksonville area. Contact Michael to share your restaurant finds, make comments, or just to say hello!

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