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1331 W Main St, Ste A, Lebanon, TN 37087-4447
+1 615-449-2088
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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1331 W Main St, Ste A, Lebanon, TN 37087-4447
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

What a great place to dine. Great atmosphere, great food, and great service. The portions are large and you will be pleased with the twist on Southern Cooking.

Thank cshoem
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in on our way home from the Nashville airport and had a fabulous meal. There was a live musician that provided the right background to the enjoyable meal. Fresh sweet potato biscuits and jalepeno waffles are complimentary and go nicely with the main...More

Thank roncourt
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Don't let the looks fool you. Mo'Cara is located in a strip mall setting. Step through the front door, and your suddenly inside a beautifully appointed restaurant, and about to partake of some great southern fare. This is a nice place for an intimate dinner...More

Thank Ray D
Dana R, General Manager at Mo'Cara, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you so much for your great review, we really appreciate all our guest!

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a pleasant surprise when you enter. Very elegant, live music and very distinctive and delicious entrees. PERFECT for a simple dining or an special celebration.

Thank HappyTravelCouple15
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Seriously - if you want a great meal, with gourmet dishes served in style, Mo'Cara is the place to go. Be sure to have their ice cream made by Two Fat Men .... beats home-made hands down !

Thank Candace R
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The first impression from the outside was very plain and boring, so I was pleasantly surprised with the warm cozy interior. I was also pleased to know they had a good variety of GF dishes. We ordered an appetizer that came with bread. I specifically...More

Thank abigail29
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Had lunch at Mo'Caras today and the food was outstanding. The service was excellent as well. The price was a little high but well worth it. I don't mind paying a little more for a locally run business that has excellent food and service.

Thank gary c
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food here will give any restaurant in New Orleans or any where else a good run for their money. This is not something often found in small towns in Tennessee. The decor, staff and service are outstanding. Yes, this can be an expensive place...More

2  Thank 801charlien
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a place where everybody knows your name. Small town environment with some of the best food in Middle Tennessee. Unique presentations of some familiar food favorites using local suppliers. If you like fish, the last Friday of every month is a "don't miss."...More

1  Thank Joseph A
Reviewed 6 January 2017

First visits to a restaurant isn't necessarily accurate . I ordered hamburger and fries. Delicious hamburger but the fries were way too greasy and had the texture of having been cooked much earlier in the morning.. the other person ordered chips and we're very good....More

1  Thank Anita S
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available
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Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1331 W Main St, Ste A, Lebanon, TN 37087-4447
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Lebanon
  • Phone Number: +1 615-449-2088
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Welcome to Mo'Cara Restaurant - located in Lebanon, Tennessee! Mo'Cara features "Southern Dining, Redefined" - updating and adding creative twists to all your favorite southern foods. Mo Cara (which means My Friend) features fine southern cuisine and creative interpretations of classic southern foods. Working with only the finest ingredients, local sourced whenever possible, we strive to create creative, unique, and delicious menus you’ll be talking about long after you leave. One goal of opening our restaurant is to create a dining "experience" - creative, unique, and fun twists on old favorites, plus a number of unique dishes you may have never tried before! If you're looking for plain and ordinary you're in the wrong place! If you're looking for something new, something exciting, and a restaurant where great food and quality service are key, join us for dinner at Mo'Cara!
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