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Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant

€€€€, , American
733 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1809
+1 719-685-0277
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cheese fondue” (35 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00 Hours
Swiss, Wine Bar, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
733 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1809
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant
1. Romantic place to celebrate
"added that amazing touch for our anniversary dinner"
See reviews that mention special occasion
2. Fine dining in unique setting
" The four course meal with wine pairing was extraordinary."
Dennis W
See reviews that mention four courses
3. Award-winning wait staff
"Professional wait staff very knowledgeable and attentive"
See reviews that mention small rooms
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1 - 10 of 204 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this, it was romantic, perfect way to celebrate anniversary. Staff was awesome and we will definitely come back!

Thank Kristi B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great, the food was just ok. The cheese we had tasted mostly like the beer in it, and I don’t like beer, the meats were pretty good but I was hoping it was more like Melting pot but it was cooked on a...More

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is MORE than FONDUE. The caesar salad is crazy good. And they will have you lovnig it as the first course is the traditional cheese fondue; then comes the meat - on a wonderful grill format. I had the vegetarian entree and grilled everything...More

Thank wendy c
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We love this place, the food is great, the service is top notch, and the atmosphere is beyond AMAZING!!!!

Thank Jon W
Reviewed 25 April 2018

we went here the night of our anniversary, and had a mixture of wild game, and regular meat fondue. fantastic. we loved. nice variety. very romantic setting. quiet, and attentive. everything was delicious. truly enjoyed our evening. a must have. must have reservations.

Thank H8680XJ
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We have had fondue in Switzerland and all of the USA. This place is pretty high up on the list for taste. The portions are a bit small (but that seems to be typical for most American fondue restaurants). The “old world” recipe does not...More

Thank MikeAndBethany G
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Mona Lisa Wine Cellar on Sunday 3-4-18 with our daughter. She has visited this restaurant before and wanted to share the experience with us. My daughter and I enjoy fondue, my wife not so much. However, we decided to...More

Thank Sarge197
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Lovely restaurant. A bit pricey, but worth it. The waitstaff was friendly and helpful, and we really enjoyed our meal.

Thank golightly1907
Reviewed 10 January 2018

My husband and I always look forward to the chance to dine at Mona Lisa! It is a special place with a great staff, romantic atmosphere, and scrumptious food! We always order a bottle of wine, sip, catch up, and enjoy our meal! Don't forget...More

Thank heardcrew
Jeff K, Owner at Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Hi HeardCrew, Thank you so much for those nice words. I'm glad you have made us your special place and we look forward to your next occasion. See you soon! Jeff

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Rude staff, small portions, inferior cuts of meat, bland seasoning, cramped tables, extension cords for the tabletop pots and grills running everywhere for guests to trip over. I don't recommend it and won't be going back, too many better options for a nice dinner available.

Thank J S
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Matthew K
24 May 2017|
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Response from David10159 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think so. I didn't see any in the downstairs wine bar I was in, but feel sure they are.
Kimberly G
9 May 2017|
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Response from CORINNE G | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code, it's very informal
16 October 2016|
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Response from Montyd72 | Reviewed this property |
I think you could navigate around his allergies if you inform the waitress. Obviously the severity of his allergies dictates how preventative you need to be. However, since it's not a sandwich place, I'd think it should be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 733 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1809
    (Manitou Ave / Canon Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-685-0277
  • E-mail
Award-winning romantic fine dining experience in the heart of historic downtown Manitou Springs. Voted "Best Wait Staff" (Gold) and "Best Fine Dining" (Bronze) and "Best Place for a Celebration," The Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant is locally owned by the same hosts for 22 years and is considered one of the charter members of Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce. The Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant offers a rare, intimate dining experience where guests are invited to relax, linger, savor, and enjoy unrushed time together. Our signature 4-Course Fondue Dinner includes salad, cheese fondue, entree platter, and chocolate fondue. Unlike fondue in hot oil or broth, our entree platters feature table-top raclette grilling of delicious cuts of meat, seafood, sausages, and vegetables along with locally baked bread and fresh vegetables. We offer an extensive wine and beer menu including wine flight experiences in the dining room and happy hour in Mona's Cellar downstairs. The Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant is listed among the most romantic restaurants in the Pikes Peak Region's and has also made the list of America's most romantic restaurants.
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