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Mona Lisa

785 N Church St, Hendersonville, NC 28792-3616
+1 828-696-7858
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“homemade pasta” (17 reviews)
“veal” (21 reviews)
“pizza” (53 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
785 N Church St, Hendersonville, NC 28792-3616
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really a good place for an authentic Italian meal! Not fancy as are most restaurants in Italy nor is it fast food! Just fresh ingredients and made by pros!! I am not on an expense account and have traveled all over the world and actually...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ordered a rib eye and it was tough.. They should call it the John Wayne/Bruce Lee/Chuck Norris Special...That thing was tough. Asked the waitress for another steak and she said the owner (Franco) would not make another one. Absolutely awful....there are better restaurants to be...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We're Italian, so we know good pasta. ;) This place is a small joint, doesn't look like much, but the food was actually really good and fresh! Had the gnocchi marinara, which was on special. Huge portion and the sauce was delicious. My companions had...More

Thank MinnieCastavet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service a bit slow, but well worth waiting for the best eggplant parmigiana I've ever had. Huge portions. Friendly service. A little pricey, but not too. Lots of options.

Thank KayWangen
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Where do I start. Slow service (2hours to get pizza and pasta). Penne ala vodka tasted like they just poured vodka on the dish. homemade pasta was awful and garlic bread had no butter. Something floating in the sprite could not drink it. Need I...More

1  Thank ljmal
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The service is amazing. Take the recommendation of the waitress! She was dead on with wine & food twice! I had grouper and it was as incredible! You can't go wrong with her choices. Large portions. Homemade pasta! Love it!!!!

Thank Geekontherun
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Don't be put off by the somewhat gruff exterior, or the fact that it is not on Main Street. The short distance is well worth it. Such a pleasant find just off the beaten track. The food was delicious. We tried the lobster ravioli and...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Had a salad. It was fine and ok. All the dishes that could be suitable for a vegetarian are pasta or salad. They had one dish that might have been nice, eggplant parmesian, but it was a large entre. Usual unimaginative American food. Prices are...More

Thank margaret r
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We have lived in the are for many years. Saw this place on our many trips to Hendersonville. Decided to try it for our boys birthday. The service was great. The waitresses were very sweet and attentive. My husband had the Oslo Bucolic. That was...More

Thank mntlife
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Too bad the food was good. The service and experience was horrific! We were seated in a separate dining and there was a crackly radio station music playing. We asked for the music to be turned off and are told that was not an option....More

2  Thank Tom A
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16 July 2015|
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Response from DavidBrauner | Reviewed this property |
Subtle tones of garlic. Ask Frano or Sandy, no one else, to make the dish to your preferences and you will not be disappointed. Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 AM - 9:00 AM
4:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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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