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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
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A neighborhood restaurant , great food at a reasonable price. I like the fettucini alfredo. The cozy environs are great.

Thank Richard D
Hendersonville, NC
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mom and I decided to stop at Mona Lisa before we did some shopping around town. We have heard good things about the restaurant and heard they had sometime on the menu my mom wanted to try. The restaurant is small and it was full. They only had two waitresses covering the whole restaurant. It seemed like they needed... More 

Thank shoe1978
orlanocuocopazzo, Owner at Mona Lisa, responded to this review

After reviewing your past review, I kind know what food you like. Hot dog world got 5 star and you like Papa John and Applebee, along some other of the same caliber. My suggestion is for you to stick to that kind of food, so we at Mona Lisa will have more space for the aficionado customers whom over the... More 

Hendersonville, North Carolina
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the Veal Portofino which was absolutely delicious! The flavors were perfectly balanced. We had 4 at out table celebrating a birthday. Service was attentive, very friendly and anticipated our every need!

Thank Emma C
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am from the NYC/New England and DC area. We recently visited family in Hendersonville and went to this restaurant with another couple just as the place was about to close. The management was super nice and stayed open just for us! We are happy that they did because the food was delicious! We ordered a variety of dishes and... More 

Thank 685francess
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I dine at Mona Lisa's Restaurant when I dine out. I (and others) regard me as a fine chef, and can appreciate a fine chef's repertoire and little individual "touches" to usual Italian fare. Being a native New Yorker, I've been spoiled by the finest restaurants imaginable, and having good friends who themselves are gourmet chefs there and New Jersey... More 

Thank Shirley G
orlanocuocopazzo, Owner at Mona Lisa, responded to this review

thank you Shirley, it was a pleasure to read your review and what made it more special is that came from someone who knows Italian food. People like you are the reason for trying harder and your words regenerate the supply of energy needed. Thank you. More 

columbia sc
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I'm sorry to write that Mona Lisa, our favorite restaurant in Hendersonville, is headed in a bad direction. The last few times we have been there, the service has gotten increasingly poor. Most recently, both the service and the food left much to be desired. My entree, the timballo, was not nearly up to par, and maybe worst of all,... More 

2 Thank Patricia G
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

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 

3 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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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 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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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

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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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, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
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?