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The French Quarter’s 30-Year Old Mona Lisa Restaurant Plots Its First Expansion

Mona Lisa will open a second location Uptown

Mona Lisa French Quarter interior
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The French Quarter’s Mona Lisa restaurant will open an Uptown outpost at 4306 Magazine Street, the Uptown Messenger reported, bringing with it an Italian-American menu of garlic bread, calzones and subs, pizzas, and entrees like eggplant parm, shrimp scampi, and baked ziti.

According to the report, owners plan to keep the hours the same as the French Quarter location, which are listed on the restaurant’s website as 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday; closed on Tuesdays.

The French Quarter location, decorated with hundreds of versions of the Mona Lisa, has operated for over 30 years. It will remain open.

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Mona Lisa Restaurant - Uptown

4306 Magazine Street, New Orleans, Louisiana Visit Website

Mona Lisa Restaurant - French Quarter

1212 Royal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana (504) 522-6746 Visit Website