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Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant

733 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1809
+1 719-685-0277
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cheese fondue” (35 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
Swiss, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
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"
berryman2000
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2. Fine dining in unique setting
" The four course meal with wine pairing was extraordinary."
Dennis W
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3. Award-winning wait staff
"Professional wait staff very knowledgeable and attentive"
BaggerPLJ
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1 - 10 of 217 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A very intimate setting with delicious fondue. We ordered the brie fondue, the traditional meats, and almond joy fondue. Very much enjoyed, the service was great, and we would definitely recommend!

Thank zachgarster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right on Manitou Ave in an 1857 former hotel.Upstairs elegant small dining areas with superb service wonderful selection of wines and the cheese fondue.Comes with a wonderful variety of bread and fruits to fondue.We loved it so much we went back on Sunday evening for...More

Thank Connie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

3 friends having a fun dinner at Mona Lisa. I had never been to a "Fondue" restaurant before and did not know what to expect. Staff was attentive and friendly. We started with the southwestern Chips and Cheese. I had the "Traditional" which included a...More

Thank 681margaretf
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We will definitely return and bring others. More food than you can imagine. Dessert was our favorite.

Thank JudyTraveler2014
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Like most Fondue restaurants, cozy atmosphere, a few courses and good wine. Most go upstairs for the full experience but they also have a downstairs with specials.

Thank Barb C
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to Mona Lisa. The environment was very cozy. There are many individual rooms with seating areas that added to the charm. Definitely will return.

Thank Wanda S
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I took my family of 8 for dinner. Food was good so was the service except that the size of the fondue bowls was small, skimpy portions. I don’t mind paying the posted price but the size of the serving should be reasonable, not small....More

Thank ckaspia
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Fun Fondue! Thanks for the special night out for our large group. They were very well taken care of. The servers were wonderful. Ashley, Brian and Jeff were all fabulous to work with in setting up this event. We appreciate the hospitality, and look forward...More

Thank CRSCColorado
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Even though Fondue may not be our thing everything about this place is great. Our server Brianna was extremely friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. She even found a wine for my fiancé. The food quality and taste was better than great. We are just not fans...More

Thank CWTag3
Reviewed 27 August 2018

From start to finish this evening was everything we expected and more, and we highly recommend it for a romantic celebration of any kind. The service was excellent, the wine pairings were spot on, and the food was delicious. Even though it is kind of...More

Thank TimothyP362
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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.
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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
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katrina4man
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Meals
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, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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