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Mona Lisa

2061 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-1721
+1 619-234-4893
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (40 reviews)
“garlic bread” (21 reviews)
“sandwiches” (27 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2061 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-1721
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Simple restaurant with very good service and and food tha tastes good as well. It might not be completely authentic Italian but overall the food and service make up for it. Would I go again yes.

Thank JOC834
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a simple mozzarella pizza, cannoli and drink. Best I've tasted in the US. Better than some in Italy. Service was great. The cannoli was ok but not the best I've had. Best part was it only cost 25 bucks for 2 people.

Thank B L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure about all the reviews that say the food is 'authentic'; I've spent lots of time in Italy and I wouldn't say it was that. It is tasty however and the quantities are generous fir reaonable prices, so that's good enough for me!

Thank Juancoffee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This rather large restaurant and food store serves tasty Italian dishes. The service is excellent, not just friendly but also efficient and observant. Prices are moderate so all in all a pretty good choice.

Thank Wub67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been hankering for some good Italian food. A lot of great restaurants in Little Italy, but when looking at the Internet choices, I found it calling my name. Ubered it from the Harbor Island Hilton to Mona Lisa early to beat the Friday night rush....More

Thank cosmicpassenger
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Just another super positive review for this restaurant. Great service, great food in a family friendly atmosphere. Never had better Chicken Marsala, and the spaghetti sauce was perfect!

Thank ddlltravel
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great dinner here. So many item to choose from. If you are looking for authentic Italian this is the place. Highly recommend Mona Lisa. Very affordable and quaint.

Thank srgauger
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Ordered the cold sandwiches with instructions to slice in quarters. They were ready for pickup exactly when requested. I also like dining in the restaurant but this order was for lotion with friends at home. Everyone loved the food. We also like eating at the...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

I'm not a fan of heavy sauces, but you can't beat Mona Lisa for value for money. They serve hefty portions of pasta with marinara, bolognese or white creamy sauces like Alfredo. They have daily specials and you get soup or salad, bread and butter...More

Thank leprof2015
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

OmG found the authentic flavors of old school Italian restaurants like I grew up with in Chicago. The wait to get a table crazy! The waiter was great though and the food was top notch! Tiramisu and spumoni save room for!

Thank ontheroadlovetravel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2061 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-1721
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-234-4893
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