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1331 W. Main St, Ste A, Lebanon, TN 37087
615-449-2088
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Monday
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic Southern-Fusion

Having lived here all my life, this is still the best food I've ever had in Tennessee. It's mind-blowing to me that there is such excellent fusion food here in Lebanon when it would as easily fit in with a bigger market. That said, I'm grateful they've stuck around. The prices are steep, but it's a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
TexanBookoftheDead
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Tennessee
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Tennessee
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Having lived here all my life, this is still the best food I've ever had in Tennessee. It's mind-blowing to me that there is such excellent fusion food here in Lebanon when it would as easily fit in with a bigger market. That said, I'm grateful they've stuck around. The prices are steep, but it's a really nice restaurant and... More 

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Lebanon, Tennessee
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Best ribs I have tasted. Very good wine selection. Enjoy the atmosphere for special celebrations. Love you the salads and chicken pot pie as well as the ribs.

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Cookeville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

If you are looking for a fantastic meal either with family or friends this is the restaurant for you! The service was excellent and the food was amazing from the unique appetizers to the delicious desserts! I highly recommend Mo Cara's and can not wait to visit them again!

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Not to much into the fancy gourmet thing. But wife wanted to go somewhere nice. It was our firat and last

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Tennessee
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Ed Riley is not afraid. Oh no, he will take on the most ambitious of fusion and own it. Call ahead and reserve an evening and let this team surprise you. Oh, and he makes a mighty fine ice cream.

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We visited Mo Cara's in May of this year. I was celebrating a promotion. The ambience was fabulous, the outdoor patio was beyond gorgeous and the owner (?) was very nice and accommodating. You could tell the server was pretty new but he offered a great bottle of wine which we enjoyed very much. The only problem, and I feel... More 

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This restaurant did not fit us at all, too expensive and the fish was no better than the frozen kind. Its more for the partyers, wont be going back.

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TheChefEd, General Manager at Mo Cara's, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Mo'Cara, we truly appreciate your business and we want all our guest to be happy with their dining experience. Our goal is to serve only the freshest, highest quality meals to our guest, in a relaxed atmosphere. Would love to talk to you further, please call 615-449-2088 More 

Lebanon, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We tried this restaurant when it first opened and were not overly impressed. The food was good but not exceptional. It seemed over priced for what we ordered. Service was good as well as the ambiance. Limited menu selections. We were not impressed enough to want to go back.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Great Service, Best dinner my wife and I have had in years. Even the salted caramel ice cream was awesome. Will be back and would recommend to anyone passing through Lebanon.

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Flower Mound
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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

My daughter and I had been on the road for 13 hrs. Spent the night in Lebanon, checked out Trip Advisor, and arrived at Mo Cara's. Sat on the porch, shared a bottle of win and the fried goat cheese with crispy toasted bread-it was fantastic. Enjoyed the ribs, meatloaf, mac 'n cheese and fried corn. Salted caramel ice cream... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1331 W. Main St, Ste A, Lebanon, TN 37087
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Lebanon
  • Phone Number: 615-449-2088

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?