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Mona Lisa's Restaurant

428 Water St, Eau Claire, WI 54703-5663
+1 715-839-8969
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (37 reviews)
“scallops” (18 reviews)
“panna cotta” (5 reviews)
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
428 Water St, Eau Claire, WI 54703-5663
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Upscale dining at comparable prices. Wonderful Italian food. Great pasta; al dente and not dense; light and creamy sauce and tender flavorful steak selections. Pizza looked great, but we didn't try it. Intriguing ambiance, plenty visuals to take in. Great for romantic dinner or even...More

Thank Martie1311
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Italian food in Eau Claire and we have eaten at them all. Highly recommend it to anyone that loves Italian food. Great wine selection as well

Thank jcdupont28
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Team of 10 chefs, menu changes frequently. Excellent food and service, comfortable classy space on Water Street.

Thank brianbalk
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Every appetizer and dinner fresh and delicious! Mona Lisa's had food for each palate, from the gluten-free vegetarian, to the pescatarian, to the carnivores! We shared the burnt pannacota desert--it was sinfully delicous and very seductive. They used high quality ingredients, much of it local,...More

Thank alayne300
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We had a reservation, but they weren't ready for us yet, so we sat on some couches and ordered drinks. We got to our table, and the place was packed. It was pretty noisy, but this was Homecoming weekend. Ambience is nice. Entrees seemed pricey...More

Thank Alumna01
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

So,.............. Good............. First time there, great ambience. Food even better. We need to try the back patio

Thank Shamus12345
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Came to eat dinner with friends. The atmosphere is really nice. I ordered rigatoni with cream sauce, mushrooms, bacon, and peas. It was very delicious and cooked just right. Glad we had a reservation because the place very quickly packed. This is a top notch...More

Thank OhioSuzy
Lisa A, Owner at Mona Lisa's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Delighted to hear you enjoyed everything during your visit! See you Next time!!

Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Mona Lisa is a local favorite. Great food and friendly staff. They have food options for all (vegan, gluten free, etc) Always enjoy the delicious food here!

Thank Koala B
Lisa A, Owner at Mona Lisa's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Thank you for the review!! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your meal and that your service was great!

Reviewed September 17, 2018

Had 7:45 reservations and the place was packed. Our host ask if we wanted to wait for inside or be seated at the finest table in the house, which is outside. 88 degrees and high humidity seated in front of the fireplace. Would have no...More

Thank Maureen H
Lisa A, Owner at Mona Lisa's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

We are glad that you enjoyed your meal. I apologize that you weren't pleased with your experience. Our outside dining is optional, when guests arrive IF our patio is open we ask the guest if they would like a table inside or out. We most...More

Reviewed September 2, 2018

Stopped here after a kid's move in at UW Eau Claire. I had always heard about this place and have never stopped as it is open usually only for dinner. Nondescript entrance on Water Street...I probably have driven by it 20 times and didn't know...More

Thank Huhner
Lisa A, Owner at Mona Lisa's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

so glad you stopped in! Glad you enjoyed everything!! Thank you!!! See you next time :-)

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Questions & Answers
Patrick M
September 21, 2018|
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Response from Lisa A | Property representative |
Please Come as you are!! No Dress Code here
November 12, 2015|
Response from Lisa A | Property representative |
Yes! "Pesto Cavatappi" minus Parmesan cheese, "Spinach Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Kalamata Olives & Artichokes", "Artichoke Hearts" minus butter, "Organic Tuscan Kale Salad" minus Gorgonzola cheese, "Autumn Salad" minus... More
Jane B
April 21, 2015|
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Response from Lisa A | Property representative |
Yes, we can accommodate. Our menu items are made to order and our team of Chef's and serving staff are experienced and knowledgeable about our menu items and various dietary tastes and preferences. With everything being made... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 428 Water St, Eau Claire, WI 54703-5663
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Eau Claire
  • Phone Number: +1 715-839-8969
  • E-mail
Mona Lisa's is a contemporary Italian and Mediterranean restaurant. Upscale dining presented in a casual atmosphere. Our menu is always made from the freshest of ingredients farmed and harvested locally. The menu changes weekly and includes seasonal items along with local favorites. Our team of chefs prepare each menu item to order and our menu is created in house. Meats, fresh fish, vegetables, seasonal and classic pasta, pizza, appetizers, soup and salad are all offered. Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten-Free friendly. Our staff is experienced, knowledgeable, and happy to serve you. Largest wine selection in the area. 15 tap beer options. Craft cocktails designed by the areas best bartenders.
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