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Mona Lisa Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner


Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Spinach Dip
Spinach & artichoke hearts with cream cheese & spices
Tomato balsamic relish with fresh basil
A savory olive spread with parsley & garlic
Chef Salad
Lettuce, Tomato, Ham, Turkey, Mozzarella, Green Peppers, Cheddar, & Egg
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Pizza
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews lasagna garlic bread salad limoncello cake seafood shrimp italian food french quarter italian place royal street great pizza great little restaurant red sauce small restaurant portions are large hole in the wall few blocks
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Why this place is Not #1 for Pizza,is unknown to me. Found it with Trip Advisor. A short peddle bike ride.Away from the crowds Small price was less than others. Quality of food was Excellent, fresh and hot, served with a smile. Wife and I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mona Lisa-Farrell, OMG this aging actress has all the glitter of a drag stage. The food here is the best in the quarter. You will be greeted is about all I can say about that. Please eat here it is a hidden gem.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 921clinth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am from the Northeast and have high expectations when it comes to true Italian food. It was me and my husbands first time to New Orleans, and on a Saturday night, we decided to just walk around the French Quarter and pick a restaurant...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jesse F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we enjoyed a lovely evening at this restaurant. Service was with a welcoming smile and the spinach Lasigne was great even though the portion was so generous and we could not eat the whole portion. We also ordered Spagetti Primevera and that is also highly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ramsay H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We discovered this place during our last visit to NOLA a few years ago and just loved it then. We new if we returned we'd head back over. This time was a bit of a hike from the Warehouse District vs Frenchman Street but well...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JimboCanucks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant great Italian food. Good atmosphere cosy dining and good prices. 5 star service polite staff

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MeandHerWeymouth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pizzas are best part. Salads are OK...dressings could be better. Wine selection is reasonably priced..not a bad pizza choice for the French Quarter

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank AppleStud
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

On a three day visit to New Orleans and somehow managed to find this authentic and excellent Italian restaurant. Just off the main popular area which made it all the better. Extremely relaxed and inviting atmosphere. Food superb and so very reasonably priced too. Staff...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem. Great menu and great food in a lovely setting. The menu provided a good choice the quality of the food was excellent and the service second to none. Definitely return next time we’re in town.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PhilB2951
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Listen folks, if you want some great Italian food, wine, and conversation, this is your spot! A little off the beaten path, but easy to find, Mona Lisa at 1212 Royal, was what we needed. A 15-20 minute wait was all it took. Our waitress,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Roderic C
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May 21, 2018|
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Response from mick1952 | Reviewed this property |
They serve alcohol but don't have a separate bar area !
Kathie C
June 6, 2015|
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Response from smsdes | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they do, but if you go to Yelp and check the posts and scroll down there is a copy of the menu! You can check it. Its not a fancy spot, but the food was made with love. I will go back on any trip to NOLA!
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