Mona Lisa Pizza Deerfield Beach

6 8 slice rating

Posted By: Pizza Expert on April 13th, 2009
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A new pizza place just opened up in Deerfield Beach, Florida.  It is called Mona Lisa and located on 2009 NE 2nd St. Deerfield Beach, FL
954-420-5644.  One of our readers tipped me off about the place and I couldn’t wait to get there and try it.

It seems like the place did the build and opening in record time, as I was at this location only a couple of months prior and nothing was there except the tattoo parlor.  My family and I went there on a Friday night, but it was packed and we chose another place.  We figured it would be slower on a Sunday night and we were right.  We got there pretty late in the evening and sat down by the door.

The owner of Mona Lisa must have watched too many gangster films, as he pays worship to these men on the wall with photos everywhere staring at you while you eat, as if they are saying “you don’t like the food here, you better not write up a bad review….or else.”   Lucky for Mona Lisa (and I guess me), I have nothing too bad to say about their food.

Naturally, I ordered a plain pie, and my wife and son ordered wings.  While we waited we got to speak to the waiter about the history.  The original Mona Lisa, was a pastry shop and cafe in Brooklyn.  One of the family moved down here, and now we are lucky to have a second.  Remind me later to discuss the incredible pastries they offer at this place later on, for now let’s focus on the pizza.  Actually, let’s just make mention of the wings, which my son thought were some of the best he has ever had.  When the pizza came out, I was a bit surprised to see that the cheese wasn’t really melted.  They were using some fresh mozzarella cheese, but it would have been nice to have the cheese melted a tad bit more, since it got cold really fast and almost hardened, and thickened up, making it almost rubbery.  The sauce was nice and sweet, and tasted really fresh.  They apparently spent a great deal of time on their recipe and making it fresh daily.  The crust was my favorite part of this pizza.  The crust was pretty good here, nice and crisp, and with a delicious taste to it.

After tasting the pizza, I told the guy I was from worstpizza, and kind of expected the manager to come over to talk to me, but for some reason the staff all just pointed and talked about me from the distance?  Now, let’s discuss the pastries…thanks for reminding me.  You need to try the deserts here, they are handmade and incredible.

Mona Lisa is a nice surprise for pizza lovers in Deerfield Beach.  Deerfield Beach definitely does not have much other quality to choose from, and considering that it is in a tourist area by the beach, it makes for an excellent choice for dinner after catching some rays.

Mona Lisa gets 6 out of 8 slices.

  • Phone
    (954) 420-5644

  • Address
    2009 NE 2nd St Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

6 Responses to “Mona Lisa Pizza Deerfield Beach”

  • Elizabeth Kaylene wrote:

    13 Apr 2009 at 8:07 pm

    I love Deerfield Beach and the rest of Florida, but you're right: it's very hard to find good pizza down south. I'll have to stop by next time we're in Deerfield. (:

  • Red Sox baby! wrote:

    06 Jul 2009 at 2:36 pm

    i really like this place, the food is great. BUT someone needs to tell the FAT load of shit Steve who is the owner to stop taking up a booth and yelling at his employees while I am trying to eat my pizza and enjoy my evening. Hey Steve–it is not all about you, you fat load!!!

  • Cubs Fan wrote:

    21 Oct 2009 at 7:51 am

    I have a question for you. Why, when you do your reviews, do you “out” yourself as having a pizza review website? Usually reviewers go to great lengths to remain anonymous. In this instance, first you tried drawing attention to yourself by asking about the history of the restaurant. When that didn't work, you just came out and told them yourself about your website. What were you expecting the manager to do? Give you free pizza? Come over and plead with you to give them a great review?

    If having an amateur pizza review website makes you famous, then why shouldn't the manager treat you like any other famous person? If someone “famous” came into their restaurant to eat and it was pointed out, it would be pretty rude to run over there and start bothering the person. I just don't know what you expected to happen, except for certain, that the next time you go in, they fawn all over you. If you enjoy the pizza, why not just go often and become a regular, and then if you feel then need, reveal it later? Because you are not content just being a “regular”, you want to elevate yourself to an ever higher status as an “expert”.

    Everyone is a pizza expert in their own right. Just because you eat a lot of and enjoy pizza doesn't make you more of an expert than anyone else, especially someone who makes pizza for a living. You would be a lot easier to stomach if you weren't trying to shove your “expert” status down everyone's throat. You really come off like a jerk, in case you didn't realize it. But please keep writing your pizza “blog”, because it is always good for a laugh.

  • Craig (lapp) wrote:

    21 Oct 2009 at 8:02 am

    Should have clarified in the review. I only revealed myself after paying, since I wanted them to know I thought their pizza was great. Normally I NEVER say who I am, but if a place warrants a good review, I will inform them that they will be reviewed.

  • Cubs Fan wrote:

    21 Oct 2009 at 2:51 pm

    I have a question for you. Why, when you do your reviews, do you “out” yourself as having a pizza review website? Usually reviewers go to great lengths to remain anonymous. In this instance, first you tried drawing attention to yourself by asking about the history of the restaurant. When that didn't work, you just came out and told them yourself about your website. What were you expecting the manager to do? Give you free pizza? Come over and plead with you to give them a great review?

    If having an amateur pizza review website makes you famous, then why shouldn't the manager treat you like any other famous person? If someone “famous” came into their restaurant to eat and it was pointed out, it would be pretty rude to run over there and start bothering the person. I just don't know what you expected to happen, except for certain, that the next time you go in, they fawn all over you. If you enjoy the pizza, why not just go often and become a regular, and then if you feel then need, reveal it later? Because you are not content just being a “regular”, you want to elevate yourself to an ever higher status as an “expert”.

    Everyone is a pizza expert in their own right. Just because you eat a lot of and enjoy pizza doesn't make you more of an expert than anyone else, especially someone who makes pizza for a living. You would be a lot easier to stomach if you weren't trying to shove your “expert” status down everyone's throat. You really come off like a jerk, in case you didn't realize it. But please keep writing your pizza “blog”, because it is always good for a laugh.

  • Craig (lapp) wrote:

    21 Oct 2009 at 3:02 pm

    Should have clarified in the review. I only revealed myself after paying, since I wanted them to know I thought their pizza was great. Normally I NEVER say who I am, but if a place warrants a good review, I will inform them that they will be reviewed.

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