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Nonna Lisa's Italian Ristorante

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312 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-8607
231-436-7901
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 140
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    Very good
  • 103
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  • 60
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  • 56
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Memorable Dining Experience

What was so memorable about this restaurant is the bizarre atmosphere - taxidermy all over the place including full size bears, wolves, beavers, raccoons, elk, even a zebra head. It's really remarkable and I enjoyed having the little brown bears staring at me while I ate. And…all amongst little... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 31, 2014
dlsbonar
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Royal Oak, Michigan
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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457 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Italian first
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English first
Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The pizza was awesome! The decor is something you have to stop in just to see, even if you don't eat there. I highly recommend this restaurant!

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Cheboygan, Michigan
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I had the seafood and pasta it was great and the bread sticks are delicious also. Caring servers good prices and great atmosphere. My son h ad pizza and he loved it. My wife had lasagna and she said it was delicious. The sa l ad was very fresh also.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

Excellent bruschetta and Stromboli , 3rd time here. Will come again. A little pricey but worth it. Gave us 10% off with room # at Clarion

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

While stop" ping overnight to stay in Feb. during the "off-season", worst customer service I have ever experienced and do not even attempt to offer what their menu suggests. Be prepared to be hung up on. They should not even have a business license of any kind.

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Niles, Michigan, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The scenery is unbelievable and the food is very good. Our grandchildren loved seeing the animals. My husband loved all the wood furniture.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We go here every time we vacation here. The place is wonderful inside and the food is always very good. When it's busy the service is slow but the wait is worth it.

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

What was so memorable about this restaurant is the bizarre atmosphere - taxidermy all over the place including full size bears, wolves, beavers, raccoons, elk, even a zebra head. It's really remarkable and I enjoyed having the little brown bears staring at me while I ate. And…all amongst little pine trees with strung with white Christmas lights which sort of... More 

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Memphis, TN
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

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
7 helpful votes 7 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 312 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-8607
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: 231-436-7901

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?