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All 46 Mackinaw City Restaurants

Nonna Lisa's Italian Ristorante

312 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-8607
231-436-7901
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Ranked #28 of 46 Restaurants in Mackinaw City
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Memphis, TN
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

This place was very strange. There were taxidermied animals from every available space - rafters, walls, ceilings. It was disconcerting to be in an Italian restaurant and the decor be so non-Italian. I saw a stuffed Zebra, Baboon, Lion, Wolf, and everything in between. It was like hunting gluttony. My dining companions and I were not expecting to see such... More

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frankenmuth, Michigan, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My wife and I travel to Mackinaw City every fall. We like to have one night that we have a really nice meal and we have chosen Nonna Lisa's because last year it was AWESOME! We even brag to everyone who goes to Mackinaw to spend the extra money and have a really great meal. NEVER AGAIN! I don't know... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

WOW! the lasagna was really good! The portions are HUGE and we loved, loved, loved it! The food was so good that the decor didn't really matter to me.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

What a strange restaurant. There's taxidermy everywhere, which is kind of cool but overwhelming, & rustic wood furniture with sharp edges. You'll find a stuffed giraffe, lion, & polar bear, along with a raccoon, skunk, & beaver rowing a little canoe. I ordered lobster ravioli, which, now in hindsight, probably wasn't a good idea. It was inedible. The pasta was... More

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Munising, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

6 of us had the best meal & service at Nonna Lisas ! Darcie provided some very personal services for us & made our dining experience very special. Thanks for all Darcie ! Happy Birthday to Jim !!!!

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Oakwood, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I'm not one who normally raves about a meal (I'm pretty happy with anything), but the Stromboli here was almost better than sex (almost). The food was not just throwing something together and hoping it tastes good; they know food and know what flavors compliment each other. It was fantastic! One of the best restaurants I've ever dined in. The... More

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gainesville
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Last minute decision to eat at Nonna Lisa's and glad we did. the traveler I was with had the white fish and it was great. I had the Chicken Alfredo it was good as well. Their bread stick were different. I think they were fried but mmm, mmm good. The server was great. Very friendly and attentive. I wanted a... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is our go-to restaurant in Mackinaw City with kids and with big groups. We eat here at least 3x a summer. Kid-friendly food and ambiance with the stuffed wildlife decorating the ceiling, rafters, and walls. There is even a pond indoors. Food is good and everyone will surely find something to eat, e.g. gluten-free. Great place to catch up... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

100 plus real animals including a Zebra head and what looks like most of a Giraffe. Garlic smelled amazing, but the food was just okay. I got a wood-fired margarita pizza, husband had (giant cheese stuffed) ravioli, and daughter had spaghetti with meat sauce.

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Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Went here for supper. The decor is very attractive and different. The food was great. The staff are very efficient and knowledgable. Great experience

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