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1331 W. Main St, Ste A, Lebanon, TN 37087
615-449-2088
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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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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
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  • 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
Excellent Dinner With Wonderful Friends!

We met a good friend for dinner at Mo Cara's, which we do every time we are in town. Ed Riley, the owner, and his staff provide excellent food and wonderful service. Mo Cara's has become our favorite restaurant in Lebanon.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
Jim D
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Cumming, Georgia
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Cumming, Georgia
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We met a good friend for dinner at Mo Cara's, which we do every time we are in town. Ed Riley, the owner, and his staff provide excellent food and wonderful service. Mo Cara's has become our favorite restaurant in Lebanon.

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

No better way to experience southern dining. From the upscale casual dining to the unique flavorful way to enjoy modern yet traditional southern fare. Enjoy!

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The food is okay. It really does seem to be run by caterers. Why? Because it is. Things that should have been made to order and fresh seemed like they were cooked up in a pan and then brought out for servings later reheated. The menu seemed great but the food didn't deliver. Not fresh enough would be the biggest... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

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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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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Mo Cara's

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

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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?