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Mona Lisa Restaurant

1212 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116 (French Quarter)
(504) 522-6746
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Ranked #154 of 1,597 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
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Good for: Romance, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: French Quarter
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Stumbled upon this restaurant whilst out looking for somewhere to eat one night, and am glad we found it. We didn't want anything fancy, and this little Italian was just what we were looking for. Staff were very friendly and food was good - it just serves pizza and pasta really, but food was all nice, and they even managed... More

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Arkansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

My husband and I just spent our 10th Anniversary in New Orleans. A local recommended this place to us and it was just perfect and so cute inside. I loved the Mona Lisa drawings that people had colored with the crayons they give you when you sit down. I ordered the fettuccine alfredo and my husband got the lasagna. So... More

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Bucyrus, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

LOVED this place! I had one of the artisan pizzas (the Spinach pizza), which was probably the best I've ever eaten. My fiance had the Baked Ziti and it was equally delicious. Service was fast and we loved the ambiance of the place - made for a nice romantic dinner!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Good Italian...garlic bread and salad delicious... Lasagna and veal Marsala..average. Service friendly....

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Highlands Ranch, CO
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Stopped here after a long day of meetings. Off the path of the craziness that is Bourbon Street. Small establishment with tons of Mona Lisa pictures on the wall. We even had a chance to try out our artistic abilities on the paper table cover. Garlic bread was awesome! We tried several different dishes and they were all delicious. I... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A place to start your evening without breaking the bank plus you don't need to dress up for it. Very basic Italian fare, pasta and pizzas in a funky, artsy atmosphere. A comfortable place to dine solo. The wine selection is very basic but I smile every time I think about this place and I keep going back.

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Durham, North Carolina
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115 reviews 115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I wish I could get a “redo” on my lunch here … but not for the reason you may think. It was a rainy afternoon in the FQ and my husband was ready for lunch. I wasn’t quite as ready, but it certainly was about the traditional time for lunch … so we wandered in to the Mona Lisa. I... More

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Greenville
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90 reviews 90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I only ordered take out but the atmosphere of the restaurant seemed very positive. I was offered water while I waited. The lasagna was out of this world! It had to be a piece 5" x 5" and layered with cheese and sauce and meat. I make good lasagna, but this was excellent. They included a small slice of pizza... More

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Pleasant Hope
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is great authentic Italian cuisine. We ate there twice for dinner. It was absolutely delicious!!!!! Sauces for every order is made from scratch per order. It is never made in advance. As we were told, if you leave there hungry, its your own fault. Prices are completely reasonably for anyone.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled across this little restaurant as we walked around New Orleans. Great service, fabulous atmosphere and delicious food. I would definitely go back.

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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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