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650 Monsenor Rodrigues, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay
+595 61 500645
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

If you are looking for a good example of sushi look no further. Mona Lisa's Sushi for $18 offers a good selection for the price. From fried calamari, yakisoba, mixed meat rice dish, sushi, grilled salmon steak and soups, this is a small but good menu. You jut order what you like and they bring it. We were a party... More 

Thank John M
Miami, Florida
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is probably the best option for lunch in downtown CDE. The service if friendly and helpful and the atmosphere is pleasant. As far as the food is concerned, it is tasteful and well presented, even if the menu does not offer many options. Downtown CDE is not a “gourmet” destination but this is a very decent lunch option.

Thank jerome p
Curitiba, PR
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81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2015

Excellent place for a coffee or a snack! Top quality sandwiches and a wonderful decor/ ambiance! The piano playing was excellent too. Highly recommended.

Thank Mitsumi
Brussels, Belgium
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325 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2014

We enjoyed a decent lunch at the Espacio Gourmet on the 6th floor of the Monalisa department store. Two of us had a tasty paella, the others a steak and surubí (a local river fish), the latter two served with an excellent risotto (and one of our risotto eaters was Italian!). The decor in the windowless room was not overly... More 

Thank Robin R
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2014

They took more than forty minutes to bring what we ordered. Very bad service. The waiter was not at fault but the people preparing the food were definitely at fault.

1 Thank Augusto S
Asuncion, Paraguay
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813 reviews
602 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,415 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2014

Ciudad del Este is not a gourmet destination, so this is among the best you can find. Service, however, is pretty inattentive, the decor is a bit impersonal and the food is... OK. Fact is, this is in the best shopping centre in town, so you will end up there anyway!

2 Thank apalmero
Miami, Florida
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013

If you're looking for a place to eat between shopping, this is a good bet. They have both sushi and more traditional food. The sushi is always fresh, and I always ask their pineapple mint drink. On their traditional menu, the fish is great (surubi or lenguado).

3 Thank Philippe G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2012

This is the only place where I can eat a great meal in such a good environment. The service and atmosphere pays off the price and food is amazing! highly recommended !!!

3 Thank MichelMontaigne
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2012

If you want to have a very nice meal, with good environment and service, Monalisa is the place to eat. There are also other options such as the sushi bar, and the snack bar. The Espacio Gourmet is the main restaurant as it stands for its tradition and recognized plates. Definitely recommendable !!

5 Thank William H
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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74 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2012

I was in Foz do Iguaçu city then decided to cross the Friendship bridge across Parana river and visit the other country. After crossing the Aduana I walked until Monalisa shopping . It is like a big and modern department store and I climbed some floors. I didnt see the restaurant just the shopping and the escalators. Then I took... More 

2 Thank GIPARioDeJaneiro

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 650 Monsenor Rodrigues, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay
  • Location: South America  >  Paraguay  >  Alto Parana Department  >  Ciudad Del Este
  • Phone Number: +595 61 500645

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?