Mona Lisa's Gelato located in Johnson City, TN

Welcome to Mona Lisa’s Gelato & Cafe

The healthiest food you can eat when you’re away from home!

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Mona Lisa’s Gelato & Cafe, owned and operated by Steve and Sheridan Nice, is known for pleasing your sweet tooth as well as offering up a great selection of healthy and delicious food.

Sheridan is a classically trained chef who studied at the prestigious La Varenne Ecole de Cuisine in Paris and the Culinary Institute of America in Napa, California.

At Mona Lisa’s, we are committed to producing the finest all natural soups served with house-baked ciabatta rolls, salads, gluten-free Thai noodle bowls, veggie burgers, grilled sandwiches (paninis) served on house-baked focaccia flatbread, daily specials and artisan gelato.

Mona Lisa’s sources the healthiest ingredients and has its own large garden to supply most of the vegetables, tomatoes, greens and legumes used in our recipes.


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Come see us in beautiful Johnson City, Tennessee!

Mona Lisa’s is located in North Johnson City on W. Oakland Avenue (beside the Mellow Mushroom). We invite you to tour our site and discover all the choices Mona Lisa’s Gelato & Cafe’ offers.

Mona Lisa’s Gelato & Cafe
305 W. Oakland Avenue
Johnson City, TN 37604

Reservations: 423-262-8357


Mona Lisa’s Gelato was voted one of Johnson City’s Top 10 Restaurants!

Mona Lisa’s Gelato is the place to go when looking for a sweet treat, producing some [of] the best gelato in town.
— OLIVER GRIFFIN, Culture Trip

This truly great restaurant is Johnson City’s best kept secret. The home made soup and rolls are first class delicious, up there or better than any in Johnson City.

But wait, the freshly made Gelato, with its many nutritious flavors, is the best I ever tasted. The Gelato is just fabulous. WOW unbelievable.

Overall eating at the Mona Lisa is nothing short of fantastic, wonderful, five stars. Its first time customers cannot help but come back for more, again and again.

— Skip Knoble

Hands down the best place for dessert in Johnson city. I haven’t had a gelato at Mona Lisa’s that I did not like. Was never a fig fan until I had their fig and almond gelato and it is my favorite one so far.

The owners are very kind and friendly. Almost forgot, I had the chicken gumbo for lunch with thier homemade rolls and I’d say the soup was as good as the gelato!! A must go for die hard foodies.

— Andrew

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