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Mona Lisa Restaurant Wine Pizza Tapas Cafe'

17 William Street West, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 502 928
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (13 reviews)
“tiramisu” (8 reviews)
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17:00 - 23:00 Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
17 William Street West, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t say enough about Mona Lisa in Galway. Best Pizza in town for sure (possibly in the country!). Food very authentic Italian the staff are wonderful, friendly and attention to detail impressive. It is like a bit of Italy in the heart of Galway....More

Thank Aidolarko
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did not plan to eat here but glad we ended up. Accommodated us on a Friday eve with no reservation. Bolognese, gnocchi and meatball app just delicious. Great service.

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Came for dinner last night based on TA reviews .... and it was literally across the road from The Crane Bar. Small cosy restaurant with a nice feel as soon as you enter. Plenty of choices on the menu and everything we ate was clearly...More

Thank Roger R
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

It was our second time here and we really enjoy the atmosphere as well as the great food (especially the seafood pasta). We will return.

Thank LauChNa
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Wine and food both amazing - couldn’t fault it. All dishes were favourites but recommend the aubergine starter!

Thank Sophie H
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Hands down the best Italian food in Galway! I just came back from Italy, so I have a good idea of how Mona Lisa compares to the authentic, real Italian dishes. And they are even better than all the Italian restaurants I dined at in...More

1  Thank tiajn
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Not a bad little Italian in Galway, but a bit hit and miss. Highlights were the bruschetta and tiramisu, and the friendly service. The pork belly special was very tasty too, but the roast veg was underwhelming and overpriced. The tables are small and it...More

Thank Jcjc1994
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Ate here last Saturday night. Food was delicious.Cannot fault the food or the staff. The prices were a bit to high. The highest i have seen in Galway for starters.

Thank Familywholovestravel
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Pasta is not fresh and for apps €18 for a pasta and sauce dish that’s just a bit rich! I ordered gnocchi- it was packet, and while the sauce was tasty it was stodgy and disappointing.

Thank Mairead M
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

This is a little off the beaten track but still very close to downtown action. It's small and simply laid out. The menu has a ton of variety so there's something there for the fishies, the veggies and so on. It has some well-versed Italian...More

1  Thank sc250prs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$56
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 William Street West, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 502 928
Situated in the heart of Galway West End is Mona Lisa, a new and authentic Italian Restaurant. Walking through the door you will immediatly feel the mediterranean character and relaxed atmosphere where you can unwind with glass of wine that has been carefully selected by Thomas from many regions throughout Italy. With a head chef from Cagliari you are guaranteed many Sardinian specialities. Other than the typical favourites of Pasta and Pizza we also offer a wide range of Seafood and meat dishes, most available in tapas size. You are in great hands with head chef Massimo Vacca who has over 25 years of experience in Italy, Australia, the UK and most importantly, Galway since 1999. Come and visit us for a real Italian taste!!!
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