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Mona Lisa

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785 N Church St, Hendersonville, NC 28792-3616
+1 828-696-7858
16:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 16:00 - 21:00
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners are the chef and wait staff. Very friendly and welcoming when we have been there. Tight fit but worth it. The food has always been good for us. Never had their pizza. We live here so date means little.

Thank SSMolly
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently dined at this restaurant having had numerous friends recommend it as fabulous. It was not. Service was poor and the meatballs that I ordered with my pasta were no better than eating sawdust. I don't know if the restaurant was understaffed on the evening of my visit, contributing to our poor service, or if the chef had made... More 

Thank maura s
orlanocuocopazzo, Owner at Mona Lisa, responded to this review

Hello Maura, a couple points to ponder before we part: no, we are not understaffed. The cru that served that day is serving every day, no more people will be added to our staff. second, your "sawdust" is made of certified black angus 91/ 19, and NO, I didn't make any mistakes in seasoning them. So, now that your curiosity... More 

Bradford, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service. Traveling as a couple, we stopped and ordered the lobster/ shrimp ravioli in a vodka sauce-delicious! We will definitely frequent this restaurant whenever on the area.

Thank Lin17K
The Woodlands
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did not expect or want a fancy restaurant, just a nice cozy, comfortable neighborhood restaurant with good service and great food for a reasonable price. That's what you get at Mona Lisa. Chef Franco met us at the door, showed us our table, and made sure what was on our plate was special. Atmosphere, nice, not fancy. Our server... More 

Thank George T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best Italian Food I have ever had the pleasure of eating. Great spot to have a Great meal. From the red wine to the tasty Alfredo sauce, Franco and his staff are the best around. It was a treat to have walked in the door.

Thank Jaymoney3
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I love a true Italian restaurant. Mona Lisa is great! I had the Veal Mona Lisa with the included side if pasta, and a Caesar salad. My wife had the timballo(lasagna). The sauce was fantastic, the capers in my sauce were very fresh! My wife said the timballo was very good also, with a lighter sauce. Our waitress was average,... More 

Thank Josh B
Ft. Lauderdale
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I grew up in an Italian restaurant so I'm very jaded when it comes to Italian cuisine. Mona Lisa rivals my godfathers restaurant. Marco, the owner, sources great veal. The Parmesan is wonderful. It's the best Italian for 200 miles.

1 Thank Dean D
Clemson, South Carolina
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Checked out Mona Lisa because it was recommended on tripadvisor. We were not disappointed! The service was so friendly and attentive. We had the special of the night, lobster ravioli. My goodness, it was a taste of heaven! I would highly recommend this restaurant and plan to travel back to Hendersonville just to eat at Mona Lisa again.

Thank D S
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191 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ate at Mona Lisa this past weekend and we were very impressed with what we felt were authentic Italian flavors. The portions were large. The spices were just right. The Ambiance was nice. The prices were reasonable. I do not think that you will be disappointed.

Thank Jim P
wilmington, north carolina
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Pizzas are good but most important ingredient at Italian place is flawed - its the red sauce - too watery, possibly canned or just under-spiced - disappointing ! Their daughter is great in service and remembering regulars

Thank luvfood344

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 785 N Church St, Hendersonville, NC 28792-3616
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Hendersonville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-696-7858

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