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“The best pizza I've ever had!”
Review of Monnalisa

Monnalisa
Ranked #21 of 368 Restaurants in Ko Pha Ngan
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $7
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Ristorante Italiano pizzeria, real Italian pizza,the only Italian restaurant in Haad rin recommended by the Lonely Planet
Peterborough
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“The best pizza I've ever had!”
Reviewed November 5, 2013

We came about this restaurant by chance. It was full to the brim quite early on in the evening so we thought it must be worth a try, and we were so glad we did.
It looks to be a family run Italian restaurant. The food was authentic and delicious. Every part of the pizza, the dough, the sauce, the cheese was all so falvoursome we were in heaven! A must visit.

  • Visited September 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Excellent food and staff”
Reviewed October 30, 2013 via mobile

After a few days in Thailand we felt like a change form Thai food would be nice. What a surprise. From the outside the place look a bit run down but nice you taste the food there it changes everything. The chef is Italian and he knows what he is doing. I have spent a lot of time in Italy and the pizza here was better than the one in Rome. Paper thin crisp base, rich toppings ... Hmmm definitely coming back again

Visited October 2013
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice enough food but crap atmosphere”
Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

I had a pizza which was pretty good - thin crispy base, nice ingredients and cooked quickly. The house red wine wasn't very nice though. The atmosphere wasn't very cosy - terrible cheesy music, bright lights and ants on the table which then ended up on me and my food. Pretty average but if you need Italian then this seems to be the place to go in Haad Rin.

  • Visited October 2013
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Italian heaven in Thailand”
Reviewed October 5, 2013

While visiting Koh Phangan, we stumbled on this cute restaurant. While having a very good promotional slogan about being 100% Italian, we had to try it.
The first visit enjoyed an appetizer of mozzarella and tomato brieoceta, and the main course consisted of different fish. Both of the courses were wonderful - full of taste and cooked just right.
we enjoyed it so much we returned for a second time - this time more traditional Italian food - pasta and pizza. The pasta was the best we have ever had - including those we had had n Italy itself,
The restaurant isn't cheap in Thailand standards, but is sure worth the money.
Very recommended!!

  • Visited September 2013
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Ramat Gan, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Italians Italians...”
Reviewed September 10, 2013

As common in SEA: Italians making italian food, with plenty of Italian clients, having more than decent pizza, fresh pasta, affettato misto (very good prosciutto), fritto misto, etc.
The tiramisu was the only dish bellow the standards (maybe it's difficult to get decent mascarpone in the islands) .
Highly recommendable.
Grazie mille!!

Visited August 2013
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