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1331 W. Main St, Ste A, Lebanon, TN 37087
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All 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
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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A friend had recommended this restaurant, so I decided to try it. The starters on the menu were pricey. I decided to try the shrimp and grits, that was $17.00. This was a starter. I called ahead to ask how many shrimp would be in the dish and they told me four large shrimp. When I received the dish, I... More 

Thank susanmcruise
Lebanon, Tennessee
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93 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mo Cara's was one of the few places in town we had not tried, so we took the plunge. The atmosphere inside was good (though outside, the restaurant is in a small, ordinary strip mall). The staff was friendly and helpful with the menu. Honestly, the prices were higher than I was expecting; however, there was good variety on the... More 

Thank Mark C
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

July 9, 2016. My husband and I had an absolute delightful evening. The moment we stepped in the door we were impressed & it continued through our entire experience. Coctails, appetizer, salad, entrees, wine list, dessert, personell, coffee, decor....all if it A+. We were thrilled to realize we don't have to go into the city or to East to have... More 

Thank Heather H
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We are glad you enjoyed your evening at Mo'Cara, we truly appreciate our guest! More 

Franklin, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My recent experience at Mo Cara's was good. I plan on going back, and can write more then, but I can say their warm brussel sprout salad is amazingly delicious. I do not like brussel sprouts, but trusted my friend's suggestion and ordered this to-go. So glad I did! I had "waffle and chicken tenders" for lunch. The waffle was... More 

Thank jojon10c
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Pretty interior. Had the pork belly app which was to die for. Filet wrapped in bacon for my entree, yum! Fried corn side is delicious! And cheesecake to top it off. All great. Although, I would get rid of the complimentary jalapeno waffles. Just serve the sweet Potato biscuits alone. On the 10 scale, this place is a solid 9.... More 

Thank Cody K
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175 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

This place has no idea who they want to be. "Mo Cara" means "my friend" in Gaelic but this place claims to serve, "fine southern food" but we received a bar menu with burgers, fried clams and mashed potatoes. The interior is very nice and the service was, well...odd. Our waitress was "a low talker". The whole thing was strange.

Thank Danainfranklin
Hagerstown, Maryland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

On our trip East across country we stopped for the night in Lebanon, TN, in order to be on the east side of Nashville when we left in the morning. In a strip mall, this restaurant set the tone as you walked in to a quiet and well appointed setting. The menu was broad and appetizing. The staff was helpful... More 

Thank IraLourie
Lebanon, Tennessee
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Menu with wide variety of choices...all of it great! Attentive servers willing to make recommendations...try the goat cheese appetizer, fabulous. Wide variety of prices as well, can go for a moderately priced dinner, or go top of the line. And great desserts as well.

Thank gen4444
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Would NEVER go back!!! Went there to sit on the patio, relax with a glass of wine, and try their bbq nachos. The waitress was training and was very attentive, but when we decided to have a couple of salads our whole experience changed. We both ordered the same salad and when my daughter started to toss the dressing on... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Castle Rock, Colorado
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

My sister and I were visiting my Dad for the first time in the area. I was asked to pick a place for dinner. I checked Trip Advisor for Lebanon and decided on Mo Cara's. I did good! This restaurant is wonderful. We enjoyed the décor, the variety of menu items, and the dessert tray. We each ordered a different... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?