Each location is light and airy with their hip and modern decor of bright yellows, soft blues, clean white tabletops, and stainless steel counters. It’s casual enough for you to be comfortable going in jeans and a t-shirt; and there is seating but you seat yourself. Ordering is buffet style except for the sandwiches they bring to your table when ready. There’s a tip jar at the cash register when you pay, so you don’t need to tip at the table.
They have vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options for those with specific dietary restrictions. And they’re named according to their signature refreshing lemonades, of which I’ve had more than a few.
This place is a foodie favorite of mine and I highly recommend you try the food as well as the thirst-quenching cold-pressed lemonades that come in intriguing flavors, including some mixed flavor specialty lemonade tea combinations and some delightful frozen lemonades that are perfect for cooling you down during scorching heat wave temperatures.
There is a great selection of menu items to choose from, all freshly made in plain sight and displayed for your eyes to feast on as you order, providing transparency and showcasing the quality of their food. Lemonade has both hot side dish options and cold meal options in a variety of tasty flavors to decide on. There are also poke bowls and several fish options (like the one pictured above). Food can be ordered a la carte or as part of a combo. And if you’re ever on the fence about whether something tastes as good as it looks, try asking for a sample. A lot of their menu is available to sample at no charge.
So, definitely go to Lemonade for delicious food and drinks. Feel free to sit down and enjoy or order it To Go. Or order it from home for pick-up or delivery; that’s an option through their website and through multiple apps. They also offer a selection of choices for catering.
The food is a fantastic value at affordable prices, with menu items ranging from approximately $3 items to $13 combo plates.
Also, pay attention to their menu throughout the year as it changes occasionally with seasonal updates. Note that this can be both a good thing, with newfound favorites like their Lavender Elderflower Lemonade, and a not-so-fun thing, leaving you devastated at the loss of their mouthwatering Artichoke Grilled Cheese.
Personal recommendations and family favorites include their Roasted Turkey BLT (which comes with creamy avocado), their White Truffle Mac & Cheese (a chef favorite), and their Blood Orange Lemonade (also a chef favorite). The food is filling, with portion sizes large enough to share; their sandwiches (pictured above) are filling enough to split with someone but you might not want to because it’s so delicious. Lemonade’s food is fresh, affordable, and a perfect example of Californian flavor for tourists to experience.