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931 Preston Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4421
+1 434-295-2494
10:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 19:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

convenient location, great pizza hard to imagine anyplace better. good service. we did a takeaway and it was ready quickly. We have visited them many times and not been disappointed.

Thank Martin B
Sihanoukville, Cambodia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

I have had their pizza and sandwiches. Both are excellent. The sandwiches are not your average sandwich. I really like the La Giaconda sandwich - heated in their oven until the cheese melts. The Rosemary Ham is also great. They also have daily, fresh made soups. The dine in seating is limited and not their main focus. My family and... More 

Thank Kim T
Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Always the best! We love the pizza for its fresh flavor and the place for friendly service. We always visit when in town. Nice variety but the crust is the very best! They go out of their way to be warm and helpful, even offered a smaller box for my leftover pizza but i knew it wouldnt last😃

Thank Olivelane
Charlottesville VA
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118 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

Have enjoyed excellent sandwiches for lunch here, and especially love their frozen entrees -- particularly the veggie lasagnas. I always have a couple in my freezer for the times someone sets up a meal brigade for someone in the neighborhood or when I just want some comfort food. They bake in about an hour and are the best.

Thank Lulu22902
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Mona Lisa was a great option for lunch without getting entangled in the college crowd main street. Excellent and innovated pizzas and pastas. Quaint little eat in with vegan choices. Tasted several, meat pizza which had a delicate balance of meats without overpowering the cheese and great crust! Spinach and gorgonzola pizza was excellent!! We also buy fresh pasta and... More 

Thank karenberistain
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2014

We had never been here before, thought it was a restaurant, it is carry out only. We decided to order a large sausage and onion pizza and it was great! We have a favorite pizza place in town and this has actually topped them! We are going to try the squid ink pasta next...can actually order that with relays foods... More 

Thank mimi1971
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2014 via mobile

Great pizza dough, reliable sauces, wonderful frozen prepared dishes, only place that slices speck and prosciutto thin enough, fantastic original pizzas, only place with SB peach iced tea, and used to carry superb montasio mezzano cheese. Basically, it has the stuff that my Italian relatives can look forward to in lieu of otherwise inferior groceries at other stores (no fruit... More 

Thank Thrifto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2014 via mobile

One of the best food store in Charlottesville, VA. Food is always fresh and delicious. a large selection of fresh pasta which is hard to find. The owner and his staff always smiling and friendly. great selection of food from Europe (Italy) excellent selection of wines.

Thank Nenad D
Charlottesville, Virginia
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

Fresh and frozen pastas, pizza cooked inside a grill, are just some of the wonderful things offered at this restaurant. You just need to get there early because they close at 7.

Thank O2bwiser
Sutherlin, Oregon
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2013

Mona Lisa Pasta is the place to go when you want fresh homemade pasta that you can take home and cook for family and friends. They have a wide variety of pastas. My favorite is the mushroom pasta. You can compliment the fresh pasta with one of their many homemade sauces. Perfect for when you're in a hurry or want... More 

Thank Walter P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 931 Preston Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4421
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-295-2494
An outstanding restaurant with delicious pizza, pastas, soups and salads

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?