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Glen Road, Laxey, IM4 7ED
+44 1624 862488
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Ranked #10 of 246 Restaurants in Isle of Man
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Description: La Mona Lisa is a small, friendly, family run restaurant which has been bringing a slice of ‘La Dolce Vita’ to Laxey since 1994.With a picturesque riverside setting near to Laxey Harbour, La Mona Lisa is the ideal place to unwind and meet up with friends or family. The atmosphere is vibrant and bustling with a warm welcome extended to both regulars and new customers alike.They say that the best things come in small packages, and La Mona Lisa is no exception. We are passionate about Pizza, Pasta and Puddings although there is also a wide variety of poultry, meat and fish dishes and vegetarian options available.
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Glossop, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

It's always a good sign when you walk into an Italian restaurant at 5pm and it's full of locals holding a childrens birthday party - this place is popular and I can see why When the rest of the island is just shutting down this place is just waking up - it's a proper Italian The food is pretty good... More

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

There is little to carp about with this restaurant. Located off the beaten track, it is clearly a valued place for the district it being very busy all night at the time of our visit. Despite being an obviously Italian restaurant, they did not stock, nor did the waiting staff recognize Aperol, one of Italy's most common aperitivos at least... More

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BernieSul, Owner at La Mona Lisa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your comments. I have passed your comments on to our chef regarding his amazing lamb stew and he is most disappointed that his gnocchi was rubbery and apologises. He regrets that you did not mention it at the time as he would have happily made another one.... More

Isle of Man
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Wow, yet another excellent meal, the previous reviewer needs to stay and eat where he is used too. Value for money is excellent food freshly prepared and served by staff who are very customer friendly. We had seafood spaghetti, rib eye steak cooked "blue " it was superb. The only thing I agree with the previous comments is the tremendous... More

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BernieSul, Owner at La Mona Lisa, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we really appreciate your comments. We are happy that we have again provided you with excellent food and service. We recognise that we are unable to please everyone but are happy that what we do suits 99 percent of our customers as they, like you, keep coming back. We look forward to seeing you... More

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Went with the family to celebrate my husbands birthday. Need to book as it gets very busy with families and couples. Food was lovely but not the best Italian i have been too. They do an early bird two course menu until 17.30 each day for £13. Great value and choice. Portion sizes large. Waiters very friendly and doing magic... More

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BernieSul, Owner at La Mona Lisa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we appreciate you taking the time. We are pleased that you chose to celebrate your husbands birthday with us. I will pass on your comments to the team and we will continue to work hard to be the best Italian on the Island More

Stamford, Lincs, UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Restaurants and pubs are not terribly thick on the ground in the IOM outside of Douglas. The Mona Lisa was recommended to us by our B&B hosts who seem quite discerning so we were optimistic. We were, however, very disappointed, As others have mentioned, it was quite busy but not overly so. The furniture is respectable, functional but really not... More

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BernieSul, Owner at La Mona Lisa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review, we regret that you found your experience disappointing, you will see that this is not the norm and would like to take this opportunity to address some of the points you have raised. You visited us on a Wednesday night which is one of our quietest nights of the week so we... More

UK
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Went there twice over our stay on the Isle of Man. Family friendly with good food. Seemed busy on both the occasions we visited.

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BernieSul, Owner at La Mona Lisa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate your comments and your customer and hope to see you again should you visit the Isle of Man in the future More

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Mmmmmmm! Top notch food and service as ever! A little culinary gem on our beautiful Island! Still the best fillet steak and chilli prawns on the rock! Happy days!! :)

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BernieSul, Owner at La Mona Lisa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we really appreciate your feedback. I will pass your great comments on to the team More

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Bernie,Joe and front of house staff really know how to spoil you but their hidden secret is Connor the Chef his food is thrilling he makes your taste bud dance with joy a definite must go experience

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BernieSul, Owner at La Mona Lisa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your comments. We are continually striving to improve and are glad to hear that not only is our service great but the foods great too. We look forward to seeing the two of you again soon x More

Warrington, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We were staying in Douglas and visited Laxey beach on Wednesday this week. We came across this lovely Italian Restaurant quite by chance while walking. Although we hadn't booked a table (we will certainly book next time) we were seated at a nice table on the first floor. The balcony gave us a great view of the restaurant which soon... More

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BernieSul, Owner at La Mona Lisa, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We're pleased you found us on your visit to Laxey and are glad that our food, service and price were all worthy of praise. Being a small, family-run out of town restaurant we really do appreciate you taking the time to write a review. More

Swindon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Arrived late a La Mona Lisa Chef agreed to let us order, staff really friendly and helpful, the starters, mains and coffee were brilliant and tasted excellent, I would give this restaurant 5 stars, just exceptional.

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BernieSul, Owner at La Mona Lisa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5*'s, we really do appreciate it. More

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Address: Glen Road, Laxey, IM4 7ED
Phone Number: +44 1624 862488
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man
Cuisine: Italian

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