Mona Lisa

 
95% love it
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She is Italian after all
Hop into this French Quarter pizza place and you'll find no cajun, jambalaya, or crawfish here. Mona Lisa doesn't put any twist on an already perfect Italian recipe. They do cater to vegetarians though! Mona Lisa serves wine and beer, but also allows you to BYOB (with a corkage fee).

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    • mrgremore
      mrgremore 1 month ago
      Loves it

      This is my absolute favorite restaurant in New Orleans! It's a quaint little family restaurant. Nothing fancy from the outside. But the food is always delicious, the atmosphere is cozy, and the service is friendly. I'd eat here every day if I could!

    • firesidegizzy
      firesidegizzy Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Good but pricy
      Lesbians in the kitchen, inconsistent food on the table. Some visits are great, some leave something to be desired. Olive Garden type food (though not as good) and expensive. I eat there because it's close and usually fast.

    • mrkarbow
      mrkarbow Over a year ago
      Loves it

      used to go all of the time...
      Used to always go here until the rude manager finally got to us. We waited outside with a large party (we were not part of). Finally manager seated us and THREW menus on table. We sat there in shock and left a couple of minutes later. Loved the food, but the service needs lots of help. Spare yourself the trouble and go to LA Pizza Kichen.

    • nastypig
      nastypig Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Bona sera
      Great home style Italian food in a true down-scale French Quarter ambiance - primarily local clientele.

    • GaryC
      GaryC Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Not traditional New Orleans food BUT Fabulous
      I eat here at least once (usually 2 times) when I visit New Orleans. OK I admit it is not Creole or Cajun but the Italian food here is great. The pastas are wonderful (try the lasagna) and the pizza is yummy. The staff can't be beat. It's a little bit of a walk depending on where you stay but you will get to see a part of the Quarter that is beautiful and seems to be where more locals live than tourists. Love it. And the price is right.

    • JReyes
      JReyes Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Great Food!!!
      Nice cozy place on Royal...Don't blink or you might miss it...You gotta have some of their garlic bread...Food is really, really good!!!

    • oshauk
      oshauk Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Fun Friendly Place with Great food
      Creole Italian and Pizza. Casual and a lot of bang for a buck. I love the white garlic pizza and the Caesar Salad. Gay Owned and Operated

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