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3901 Banks St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6914
+1 504-482-7743
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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99 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Want a healthy dish? Mona's makes it. Want an indulgent dish? Mona's makes those too. My girlfriend, a New Orleans native, said this is the BEST place in the city for Mediterranean food. I would go back here repeatedly to try more dishes on the menu. VERY reasonably priced. Great service. Excellent and very tasty food.

Thank TheHoff44
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

My family occasionally needs some Greek food. This is the best we've found in New Orleans. We call ahead and pick up the food for eating at home. Chicken and lamb were good. Humas was somewhat unique flavor-it had significant lemon content. Our group of eight was able to find an entree they all enjoyed.

Thank louisianaman2016
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I love this place! You can eat like a pig, or have something fresh and healthy depending on your mood! I think this location has the best service on average.

Thank Thomas P
Dallas, Texas, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The food was amazing and super fresh. Everything is homemade. Good ambiance. The only drawback is the servers were bickering the entire time I was there which made it uncomfortable. They do have really cute outside seating and multiple locations throughout the city.

Thank 148usa
Level Contributor
57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This is a Cajun cafe named Mona's. Pictures and web site incorrect, but address and phone correct. Great CAJUN eats. Quick friendly service. We were in NOLA for National Youth Gathering. 25,000 mostly Youth were in town. 15 on our group this visit .

Thank Bruce-and G
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Their sautéed vegetable platter was so so so good! Best I've had at a Greek restaurant! Also, they are pet-friendly, which is wonderful!

Thank Laura M
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176 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Going to Mona’s in Mid City can get to be habit forming. The Middle Eastern Restaurant and International Market has just what you need to hit the right spot. Many selections and fresh baked goods are in the Market. You can expect quick service and a pleasant atmosphere within the Restaurant. There is indoor and outdoor seating with lots of... More 

1 Thank Valerie J
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I love Mona's but the Banks St. location is the best of them all. The service is friendly and the food is always prepared to perfection.

Thank judy b
New Orleans, Louisiana
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

If you need a quick snap and you don't want to spend too much that it's your place but don't expect a top notch restaurant. The quality is good and the service fast and the personnel is kind.

Thank Dinko B
New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is very casual. Very inexpensive place to eat. Great gyros sandwiches. Also the best Lebanese tea anywhere. You can sit outside or in. They also have a small grocery next to the restaurant.

Thank dvbrew

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Delicatessen, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3901 Banks St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6914
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Mid-City
  • Neighbourhood: Mid-City
  • Phone Number: +1 504-482-7743
Closed due to damage sustained in Hurricane Katrina.

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