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“A warm welcome and lovely food”
Review of Monna Lisa

Monna Lisa
Ranked #3 of 322 Restaurants in Luton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed September 28, 2013

Visited this restaurant by chance and really enjoyed it. The service was warm and friendly and they're happy to modify your choice of dish. The food was tasty and reasonably priced. It is small inside and as other people have said the decor is old fashioned, but we liked it as it had a cosy, traditional family restaurant feel to it. We are planning to go back there soon.

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Reviewed September 15, 2013

I normally go to the other italian, but the food was just as good, and the staff friendly and helpful.
The decor needs a little modernizing, but it's why I chose to go there.
Cheesecake was awsome!
Will be back...

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Thank Vid991234
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Reviewed September 10, 2013

In an unprepossessing location, with a slightly dated feel to the decor, the Monna Lisa is nonetheless a good restaurant. Reassuringly run by middle-aged Italian women, who clearly know about real Italian cooking, the food I had was excellent. Starter: "Tricolore" - tomatoes, mozzarella and avocado: the avocado was perfectly ripe and the mozzarella was tasty, not like the bland stuff one normally gets. Main: "Spaghetti Vongole" - plenty of clam meat in a good, rich, fresh tomato sauce; pasta cooked perfectly. All at a very reasonable price.

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Thank Sandy H
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Reviewed August 2, 2013

This is the best restaurant in Luton and Harpenden put together. The food is Excellent and always freshly cooked by the friendly chef. I have been coming to the restaurant for 20+ years and have always enjoyed the food and I am very fussy what I eat. The quality of the ingredients are top notch! The service is also excellent, friendly and professional and nothing is too much trouble. If your a foodie you will not be disappointed here. Have to say the person that wrote the 1* review must have gone to a different restaurant cos there is no way it was here.

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Reviewed July 31, 2013

We came in by a chance and we were in for unexpected treatment. The couple who own the restaurant are Italian. Their service is unrivalled and we felt as the royalty from start. As we wanted some really exceptional dish we asked for help with selection. The chef came to us to discuss what we will have and the suggestion turn out to be the best Italian food we ever had. With the 10 year old boy the selection wasn't easy but both the chef and the lady of the house helped to make the visit a time to remember. We will definitely come again.

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