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$10 - $30
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Italian, Pizza
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed February 16, 2022

Went to eat in Stood near hostess desk weekday 4:30 1 table sitting Five ! Employees behind counter 3 made eye contact kept chatting in there circle. Four minutes! Finally said “ Hi we see you! The 2 girl laughed and said go in dining...room and take any table. Food fair. Bread great . House white wine warm. Food delivered Never saw waitress again. NEED to greet , value and acknowledge patrons. Pizza superior right ?! Cut to take out nightmare 2 days later. Called On way home from work Ordered an Alfredo Personal Pie . Alfredo Old Fashion Personal Pizza. I asked size He said 12 inch. He said 40 min I said 40? He said “no 20-30 minutes “ Got there again several employees doing nothing It’s slow It’s 4:00 pm I see 1 box on oven . It looked huge. She asked name? I said Rose She said “ Sorry no orders for Rose what would you like? Huh?! I ordered…. She said I have 1 large pie like that Not ! For Rose would you like that? I said Why would I pay double for your mistakes with name and order . She said “ That’s what I have would you like it or not? No pizza for me and No more chances with these jokestersMore

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed November 27, 2020 via mobile

We were in the mood for a good NY pizza and decided to order from here. We ordered a pie and fried mozzarella cheese. The cheese was too brown and tasted like the oil they fried it in was too old. The pizza was not...great and was an embarrassment to NY pizza. NY pizza is very famous. If this is the only pizza in NY you have had then you’re missing out. Don’t judge NY pizza by this place. Unfortunately we were disappointed. Wish we had ordered a meal instead of pizza as we heard their meals are pretty good.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed January 12, 2020 via mobile

Not only is the pizza delicious but the menu for sitting down is great. But the best thing about this place is the staff. Juan and Julio are very friendly behind the counter as well as the rest of the wait staff. Great place for...a slice or to grab dinner to stay or go. Either way good stuffMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed September 22, 2019

We had a reservation for 6:30 and were seated by that time.We were welcomed warmly by Mo Cassara.The food was great,portions huge.Our Waitress Michelle was wonderful.We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

Great food--good size portions--friendly staff--very popular neighborhood pizzeria resturant--will be returning again

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed June 11, 2019

Food is generally very tasty. Great to go with several people, so you can taste many more items on their menu.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Had another fantastic dinner at Mo’nelisa last night. That chowder was some of the best I’ve ever had. Packed with delicious shrimp and chunks of fresh white fish. Super flavor. Perfect consistency. Rest of the meal was great too. Broccoli Rabe with sausage and rigatoni...and the eggplant parm are highly recommended. Favorite place to dine or go for a slice.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Loved the zucchini linguini together with their Mini meatballs with their homemade sauce. And fresh hot bread

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday afternoon after a walk on the boardwalk. At the risk of insulting the Italian half of my family, this might have been the best sauce and pasta I have ever had. It was so tasty and delicious. I highly recommend...the meatballs for an appetizer. I had the shrimp for a main course and it was out of this world. The next time I visit, I will have to try and save some room for dessert :)More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Overpriced ans tasteless food. My friend and I had dinner there on August 23 2017. We ordered 2 pasta dishes which were a la carte. My 6 piece baked ravioli with (supposedly) Alfredo sauce cost $22.95. My friend's small dish of baked lasagna was around...$19.00. With one drink each and a very small portion of baked clams the total was $79 and change. Not pleased with the price or the food which was tasteless despite adding grated cheese and black pepper. Since I'm in the food business I would NOT recommend this place. It's a glorified, over priced pizza joint.More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

We ordered the seafood dish with linguini in white sauce. The food is delicious. The portion is enough. Will go back again.

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

The first time at Mo' Nelisa was so good my wife and I return three times in one week. I am currently working my way down the menu and have not been disappointed. The service is excellent and the food the best Italian on the...South Shore. I have returned many times with friends and family and have enjoyed an excellent dining experience .More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

We have been going to Olive Oils for several years on our way home from Long Beach for several years and did not know our old staple had been sold. It hit us quickly when we saw new awnings and upgraded dining area (we usually...sit outside but it was a bit cold.) We were very pleased with the food and the portion sizes. My wife and I shared a caesar salad, an appetizer and a past with shrimp dish. The caesar was ok, the appetizer of mini meatballs was outstanding and main course of Shrimp Fra Diavlo was very good. Service was good until the waitress went own sabbatical when it was time for our check. I would go back and will add Mo' Nelisa to our Sunday night return from Long Beach rotation.More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed May 27, 2017

We stopped for a quick lunch, and was pleasantly surprised by the congineality by the staff, ordered pizza slices, chicken parm hero, garlic knots. They were all delicious. Will be back for more selections. The restaurant was spotless, neat. The staff appeared to like to...be there and helpful.More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

After years of meeting friends at our favorite joint, Olive Oil's, we were upset to find it closed one cold day. Had to give the new establishment a try - not bad! I expected more of a renovation inside, but the food is good (the...Caesar salad is delicious, and nice portion for the price fixe menu) - had rigatoni with garlic and oil (perfect!) and the chicken parmigiana was good. A bit pricier than Olive Oil's, but definitely worth a try (especially when I share a name with one of the owners ;))More

Date of visit: March 2017
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Mo'Nelisa is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4