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1331 W. Main St, Ste A, Lebanon, TN 37087
615-449-2088
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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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: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 34
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    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
Nice place!

There were great selections on the menu and a fair price. Things were nicely seasoned and delicious. The decor was very nice and the waiter was attentive. I especially liked the fact that they had several kinds of homemade ice cream for dessert.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
Michael C
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Horatio, Arkansas, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We went to celebrate a friend. I ordered the crawfish ravioli and there wasn't a ton of flavor, but with crawfish and andouille I expected a kick that wasn't there. The edges of the ravioli were hard and discolored, like they were dried out. My wife ordered a side of horsey mac and cheese as did another person at our... More 

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Horatio, Arkansas, United States
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18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

There were great selections on the menu and a fair price. Things were nicely seasoned and delicious. The decor was very nice and the waiter was attentive. I especially liked the fact that they had several kinds of homemade ice cream for dessert.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We had planned a lovely mother's day brunch...boy were we wrong....First we were promised indoor seating but then were seated on the hot patio with views of a tin building and dumpster. The cheap metal chairs were uncomfortable and my elderly friend had to get help getting out of them. The ribs were dry and the chicken was tough. The... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Lebanon, Tennessee is not known for its fine dining. In fact, it could be fairly described as a restaurant desert. This little jewel is the one exception. I had heard from several friends about its quality cuisine but only had my first meal there recently. It is a casual restaurant, which is not to say too casual. Where it stands... More 

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Tennessee
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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
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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
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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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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
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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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4 reviews 4 reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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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?