Mona Lisa Restaurant

353 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 989-4917

10 reviews

The Basics

  • Primary: Restaurants
  • Others: Italian, Date Spot, $, Travelers Check, Open 7 Days, People Watching, Mastercard Accepted, Notable Wine List, Late Night Dining, Visa Accepted, American Express Accepted, Diners Club Accepted
  • Hours:
    Fri-Sat: 11am-12am, Sun-Thu: 11am-11pm

Owner's Message


  • By Mari d about 9 years ago on Insider Pages

    By far our favorite place to eat Italian food in North Beach.\r The pasta's are honest and very good. Grilled salmon with spinach is by far my favorite non-pasta dish. Read more »

  • By chrissy f about 10 years ago on Insider Pages

    I absolutely adored this restaurant! The atmosphere is so unique and with the Italian servers and singing it is so romantic. I had a delicious risotto that was so yummy. My favorite was a mango sorbet that was served in frozen mango skin… Read more »

  • By Heather T about 10 years ago on Insider Pages

    QUICK!! Think of ANY type of pasta off the top of your head...any type!\r \r I can almost guarantee you that Mona Lisa has it. I have been here many times and I've yet to find something that I don't like. Maybe I'm an old fashioned Italian… Read more »

  • By Tracy G over 10 years ago on Insider Pages

    Although I like to stay out of the touristy parts of SF, Mona Lisa restaurant in North Beach is worth the hassle. I have been to countless Italian restaurants in the City and Mona Lisa is my favorite. It is exactly what you would dream of… Read more »

  • By Fay W over 10 years ago on Insider Pages

    We saw this restaurant while driving by in a tour bus and just had to find it again. We walked for many blocks and it was worth it. The atmosphere is cozy and great. Food was excellent. Read more »

  • By Jason W over 10 years ago on Insider Pages

    We found this place while walking down Columbus. We loved the atmosphere and the food was very good. The Italian cuisine was authentic and plentiful. A nice selection and friendly staff make this a must try in SF. Read more »

  • By Mary P almost 12 years ago on Insider Pages

    We were with an out of town guest walking down Columbus looking for a good place to eat when we were accosted by a man in the doorway of the Mona Lisa inviting us to come in. Normally I find that sort of thing off-putting, but our friend… Read more »

  • By M G. over 12 years ago on Judy's Book

    Great food, family friendly, great prices. Worth the wait to get in. Read more »

  • By Lindsey P. over 12 years ago on Judy's Book

    This is one of my favorite restaurants in North Beach. The food and service are excellent, the portions filling and the prices are reasonable. There can be waits, especially on the weekends considering it's not a big place, but it's… Read more »

  • By Mary H over 12 years ago on Insider Pages

    We came across this restaurant in San Francisco and will be coming back forever. The atmosphere is incredible, very old world Italian, the servers authentic and the clientelle, very interesting. The pasta is some of the best I have… Read more »