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Mona's Cafe

3901 Banks St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6914
+1 504-482-7743
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (16 reviews)
“shawarma” (3 reviews)
“lamb” (4 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Deli, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
3901 Banks St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6914
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

We visited the outlet at the food court at Port of New Orleans Plaza. The food was okay, nothing exceptional. Honestly, we chose it because (a) they had gluten free, and (b) it was the shortest line. Paid $27 for 2 chicken schwarma dishes and...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch here today! Great atmosphere and true authentic food! The hummus was fantastic and really enjoyed the tea as well! Friendly service! Will be back!

Thank Nolaprincess
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Mona's serves terrific standard Mediterranean fare at good prices. Yesterday I had the shish kabob plate which is beef, pita, hummus and salad with a dressing. The beef was well seasoned and tender. My wife had the chicken dish (it might have been swarma) which...More

Thank pmbarr9
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We were the only table in the restaurant. The food was terrific. I had a gyro with lamb and my daughter had a fallafal gyro....everyone was thrilled. The only negative was the cheap powdered lemon tea which they gladly switched for Dr Pepper. Find this...More

Thank Frkris
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Great falafel, hummus and Tabouli. I ate the combo with shawarma and gyros. The portions are generous there not one thing we ate that we didn’t like. It is off the beaten path for tourists, except for AirBn’Bers in this up and coming neighborhood. Although...More

Thank jstamilio
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

The service is excellent. The portions are generous and the food is heavenly. I had sauteed vegetables with feta and basmati rice. My husband had Lula kabob!🍴🍴We highly recommend!

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Love, love, love the food and the people are friendly. Great for vegetarians also. So many great choices.

1  Thank Suzi W
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Having 4 locations in New Orleans, Mona's location at 3901 Banks Street is of the best, reasonably priced, and popular restaurants in mid-city New Orleans. The cuisine is Middle Eastern and is true to that. Not being a meat eater, I found several selections on...More

1  Thank luvnglife
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This is my first time at Mona Cafe and the food was good and quantity enough for one person. I would recommend giving it a try if you really like to experience different kind of food.

Thank Eman F
Reviewed 9 June 2017

I used to live in the Middle-East, and was really looking forward to eating here. Unfortunately, my chicken was so dry that it stuck in my throat when I tried to swallow it, so I literally had to wash it down with lots of water....More

Thank mona-isabella
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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