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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
Closed now
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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
Good for:
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 3
    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
Most recent review
Chef Ed Riley Rules

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
Retipuj
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Tennessee
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  • Reservations
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43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Tennessee
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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Nashville, Tennessee
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
Contributor
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

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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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Nashville, Tennessee
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We first became fans of Mo Cara when tasting their catering food (2 Fat Men), during our daughter's wedding planning. We visited the restaurant and were surprised that Lebanon, TN, where we had once lived, had experienced such a fine quality restaurant. The place is intimate, and the food is fantastic. The chef/owners will visit with you to ensure your... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
993 reviews 993 reviews
465 restaurant reviews
284 helpful votes 284 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The food was fabulous, the atmosphere wonderful, and the service kinder than necessary. My family and I enjoyed our time here, and we would definitely recommend it to anyone else!

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

Thank you so much! More 

Leawood, Kansas
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Traveling home from South Carolina and came across this gold mine after a 9 hour drive. Fabulous to say the least. Great food and service from Lauren, but the band was amazing and really topped off the evening. Highly recommend. If I lived in Lebanon, I would go every Saturday night to hear the band.

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Burleson
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We visited Mo Cara's because of its high ranking on trip advisor. It's southern style food with an Irish twist according to the very friendly staff who spoke to us during our visit. The main course was delicious and the homemade ice cream was even better. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

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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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?