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Mona Lisa

353 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3907
+1 415-989-4917
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (82 reviews)
“antipasti” (26 reviews)
“caprese” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
353 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3907
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food was good, the service was hearty. The restaurant interior is a bit tacky, but has its charm. This place will work for a date or to meet friends for dinner.

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a pizza and wine craving and stopped in on a whim. The pizza was good, but a basic margherita pizza probably shouldn't cost that much. As we were waiting and enjoying our wine, a plate of bruschetta was brought to the table compliments...More

Thank ICOS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was easily my favorite meal of our entire trip. I chose this place because I wanted a simple bowl of pasta. I was tired of being highly disappointed with trendy places overcharging for food that I didn't want to swallow and chinese food. When...More

Thank CS1818
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided as a family to eat here on our last night in San Francisco. We unfortunately didn't read any reviews prior. After waiting for over 45 mins to get in, we thought this was a good sign. The very charming manager kept telling us...More

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my parents and sister last night. My sister and I both ordered the penne salsa rosa and it was delicious! Homemade pasta was amazing! The waiter was very friendly and our food was brought out in a timely manner. I...More

Thank laur2040
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is good choice of Italian restaurants in the north beach area but I noticed this one in particular when passing earlier in the day due to dining out front and the apparently great food on the diners plates Went back in the evening and...More

Thank Martinandnicolamullooly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here tonight with my parents and sister. It was a very pretty place. I ordered a penne in a cream sauce and it was delicious. I highly recommend this place.

Thank emred067
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called earlier in the day for a reservation and we're glad we did. The place filled up quickly (a tour group arrived but they were quiet). The food was excellent. You can tell that they know what they're doing. The waiter brought us bruschetta...More

Thank TheJerf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting the San Fran area for the first time in five years. Came here on the last visit and was very impressed with both food, service and atmosphere that we made it a point to come back. What can I say. Five years later and...More

Thank Joe2626
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was there for lunch and came back the following day for dinner. Loved the good food and the atmosphere both outside (for lunch) and inside(for dinner). Great mix of Italy and America. Peter Lonnebjerg, Aarhus, DK

Thank lonnebjerg
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 353 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3907
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-989-4917
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