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Mona Lisa Restaurant

1212 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116 (French Quarter)
(504) 522-6746
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Ranked #141 of 1,617 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $12
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Neighborhood: French Quarter
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Good for: Romance, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Nutley, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The pizza was very good and worth the walk from our hotel. The crust was perfect and the cheese was a perfect blend. The place itself was interesting to look at the variety of Mona Lisa drawings. Very family friendly and affordable.

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Vallejo, CA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We were walking back from another place one night and spotted this restaurant. It was closing and we decided to come back. We did the next night. I had a pasta dish and hubby had the veal dish. Very very good. I'm picky about the Italian food and this is a go back to place. small and cosy. they also... More

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Denver, Colorado
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

After all the terrific creole and Cajun food starts to become a bit passé, this Italian restaurant has really nice food that provides a welcome break. The pasta dishes are quite good, the waiter we had was attentive without being overbearing. Will go again!

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Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Really enjoyed eating at the Mona Lisa! Great local place, delicious food, and fantastic service! My lasagna was super tasty and my partner really enjoyed his seafood pasta.

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We had our fill of the traditional NOLA fare and was looking forward to a nice, quiet pizza parlour. Mona Lisa fit the bill . . . the pizza and wine and window seat was the perfect combo as the sun set on this part of the city. Job well done and will visit again when we get the chance.

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San Antonio, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Wonderful lil hidden gem! The Chicken Alfredo was sooooo good I ate my leftovers for breakfast!!! Their Pizza is also great! Service and Atmosphere A++. We were a little tired of Creole this and that and turned to Trip Advisor for restaurant advice, so glad we checked it out.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We were passing this and it is an unassuming little place, although was quite busy. Ordered pizza , pasta and their garlic bread. It was lovely. The GB was fantastic, good lasagne and pizza and a nice salad. Authentically Italian, with a twist. The waitress who served us was lovely too. All in all a great night.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I came here alone at 2pm on a Friday to wait until check in time for the place I was staying in a few blocks away. I loved it so much I came back with a friend that next Sunday evening. Both times I was seated immediately in front of the window. The first visit I ordered a small pizza,... More

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Frankfort, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Pasta was great, and I am super picky about my Italian food. We had fun looking at all the Mona Lisa drawings, and coloring our own. It was a nice place to go since 2 people in our group were not big Creole, and Cajun fans.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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145 reviews 145 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We ate here twice during our stay and on both occasions were met with a friendly and efficient service with good tasty food. The portion sizes we found quite large and added to that a salad came as part of the entree. Right in the heart of the French quarter and highly recommended.

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Additional Information about Mona Lisa Restaurant

Address: 1212 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone Number: (504) 522-6746
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 12
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza

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