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All 47 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 #29 of 47 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
East Lansing, Michigan
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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

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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Oakwood, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

food was delicious, servings were nice and big, servers were very nice and fast and friendly.. loved the décor.. just great all around experience

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This was exceptional pizza. The atmosphere was unique with good service. Wish we had one closer to home.

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Comstock Park, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

When we first walked in, we loved the atmosphere and were looking forward to a good meal.....it all made a turn when my husband noticed there was mold in the jar of parmesan chese AFTER we had put it on our salads....while waiting for our server to finally come back, we grabbed the jar on the table next to us,... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I liked the decor of the restaurant and that's about it. We were very disappointed in our meals! I couldn't even finish my meal. Mackinaw City really needs to do something about the food quality!

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