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Mona Lisa Restaurant

1212 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2555
+1 504-522-6746
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (50 reviews)
“garlic bread” (28 reviews)
“salad” (61 reviews)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1212 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2555
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Like the title says the lasagna was amazing! Wait staff was very attentive and the atmosphere was very soothing.

Thank uncanny881
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mona Lisa is a great Italian place with a typical menu. The food and wine are great. It's small and a popular, local spot in the quiet side of the Quarter. I love it and eat here every time I'm in Nawlins, which has been...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on our last night in town for dinner. We had been eating amazing seafood and French Creole food for 5 days and were looking for some good old Italian food. It is a little hard to find - a small restaurant with...More

Thank jillsC2584XE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here at last minute and we're pleased to find a great tasting pizza and great atmosphere! It was a bit loud because there was a bachelorette party but the service was great. We had to wait about 30 minutes on a Saturday...More

Thank Toni F
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

After days of the French Quarter hustle & bustle we tried Mona Lisa’s on a locals recommendation. Holy moly! Our experience was quiet & peaceful with great food. We had the lasagna & the paneed chicken with Alfredo minus the peas. My wife & I...More

Thank ToThere
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We went there Sunday night before the dinner rush about 5pm. We had been out all day and we were hungry! Glad we got there then because when we left it was on a wait and they have to stand outside as this place is...More

Thank gqrochi
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Looks nothing in the day but comes alive at night! Good menu serving fresh food and pizza, pasta and salads. Really enjoyed the atmosphere, the service and the value here. Give it a go!!

Thank R1KCX
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is a cozy little spot for a nice Italian meal. Restaurant is a little small but the atmosphere is fun. It must be family run because the menus featured hand drawn and colored pictures of the Mona Lisa. Prices were reasonable and the food...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The decor is all Mona Lisa interpretations from the original to Andy Warhol. The Italian food is delicious with generous servings. One of the top cheese and pineapple pizzas I have eaten. If you are visiting New Orleans and are tired of seafood or cajun...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We are terbly diapinted from the food. The withers are not teriting us at all. Do not come here. Do not come here.

Thank lior y
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Kathie C
7 June 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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