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“not so good”

Mona Lisa's Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 249 Restaurants in Eau Claire
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed November 11, 2010

I've been to Mona's many times. Their food has always been average. I thought their wine list pretty good, until this last time we went. The wine pours are from $9.00 bottles at most and they are being sold for $30. If this is a wine bar, then at least get some decent wine by the glass. Mona has a monopoly on atmosphere, if only the food and wine matched the ambiance. We won't be returning.

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Thank karmar40
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Reviewed July 7, 2010

I was there in May 2007, so I don't remember the name of what I had to eat, but my pasta was awesome! My friend and I were in town to look at some antique shops and just get away for the weekend. We had heard about Mona Lisa's and thought we'd stop in. As it was a Saturday night, I'm surprised we got in and got such a great spot (in a little alcove at the window), but we did. The atmosphere is fun. It is brick inside with some fun paintings on the walls. My drink was great, my food was great, and the atmosphere was fun. All in all, I'd absolutely recommend going!

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Reviewed October 30, 2009

Great Italian fare, the Italian Sausage with pasta was extremely good. Great location downtown and near the college.

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Reviewed August 29, 2009

Overall, I find Mona's a fun place to eat. While it is certainly not comparable to the upscale restaurants in Minneapolis or Chicago (Charlie Trotter's it is NOT), Mona's is a good fit for Eau Claire in terms of quality and price point. The food is generally quite good, and the wine list is solid. They could probably stand to mix up the menu occasionally and I would love to se more locally-sourced foods on the menu, but Mona's clearly fits a niche in Eau Claire and fits it well. I am surprised to see people complain about he service--I do not consider myself a regular and I have ALWAYS received excellent service there.

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Reviewed June 24, 2009

There is absolutely nothing special about Mona Lisa's It is overrated when my Wife and I had dinner the service is poor and this isn't our first time there! I wanted to give it one last chance hoping they had gotten it together but I don't think they ever will. I highly reccomend looking elsewhere for a nice dinner.

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