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Mona Lisa Restaurant

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££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
French Quarter
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1212 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2555
+1 504-522-6746
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon 17:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have always had wonderful food here. From the pizza to the pasta. Have never been disappointed. Love the ambiance.

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Thank Theresa M
Atlanta
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were excited about eating at Mona Lisa, but after a long wait for our pizza it came out burnt! We sent it back and dealt with a very rude attitude from our waitress. We decided to bail and look for a better experience! Would not recommend.

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Thank sleepyje
Florida
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403 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Four individuals all with different entrees and we all agreed that it was good. Prices were reasonable and the service was outstanding. The decor was all Mona Lisa-themed and quite eclectic in the presentation. We all agreed that we would go back and would not hesitate to recommend. I would not even attempt to drive there since parking is or... More 

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Thank Greg P
Phoenix, Arizona
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant & the staff. Thoroughly enjoyed the banter with the host & all of the food. Small quaint shop that turned out to be the best value for our $ in all of the Quarter.

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Thank SuavJules
Seattle, Washington
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good thing we didn't have anything planned the evening we stopped by because the food took close to 45 mins to be served from the time we ordered. The food was good but not the greatest. The best thing about this restaurant was the decor; as you can surmise by the name, all the decor was Mona Lisa!

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Thank Nellie P
BUTTE MT
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177 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere and service was great. The starter salad was terrific, very fresh and the bread was warm. I ordered Eggplant parmesan, one piece of the eggplant was perfect, but the other pieces had no parmesan and the marinara sauce was sorely lacking seasoning. My partner ordered veal, it was good, but again, the sauce was just so bland. Oversized... More 

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Thank NSGALBUTTEMT
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our first visit here. This is a quiet, casual place you can have a conversation and a great meal. The portions were generous and our waitress was excellent. The Mardi. Gras Pasta was delicious. The prices were reasonable, especially for the area.

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Thank cathy D
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11 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pasta orders come with salad and pizza bread!! delicious and satisfying food. They give you crayons to colour on paper table cloth

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Thank Patricia R
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient to everywhere in the French Quarter, we tried Mona Lisa's because we wanted a place with vegetarian options. Relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. Wine by the bottle and the glass at reasonable prices too. We had the vegetarian pizza. While it's hard to go wrong with melty cheese, the crust was quite good too, which really set it apart... More 

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Thank KellyOKane
Dallas, Texas
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had pizza again at this his store. The pizza was a 12 out of 10. Have had a little issue back a few visits ago. Almost always consistent, with very good staff!! A must do for the Quarter.

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Thank Shawn M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1212 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2555
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-522-6746

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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