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Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant

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733 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1809 (Manitou Ave / Canon Ave)
+1 719-685-0277
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Denver, Colorado, United States
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I guess I don't get why fondue is so popular. My experience has been that fondue restaurants are overpriced and the food is so-so. Mona Lisa proved to fit the bill. This was a couple's meal, so I was willing to spend a little more, an I certainly did. Here's what I don't get; I enjoyed the first course cheese... More 

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Thank Eric M
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

we visited on a quiet Monday evening with my parents to celebrate my son's graduation from high school. We were assigned to a nice semi-private room, which was good because it didn't make us feel like we were all alone in an empty restaurant. (it filled up more by the time we left, but you wouldn't expect a crowd on... More 

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Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had wine & cheese fondue in their downstairs wine bar after taking the cog train to Pikes Peak. We were there during their happy hour, which offered discounted prices on both wine & fondue (downstairs only). It was a very romantic setting & we really enjoyed the wine & fondue. I highly recommend the "Greek Isles cheese fondue". We... More 

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Thank David10159
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Initially I was less than excited about fondue (visions of Velveeta fest) but it was hubby's birthday choice. I am a happy convert after visiting Mona Lisa! We opted for 4 course dinner: salad, cheese fondue, entree to grill at table, and dessert. Delicious food and a nice variety of items for each course. (Beef, chicken, brat, salmon, shrimp all... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not quite as good as the Melting Pot, but very enjoyable. The cheese and chocolate were not quite as smooth, but still delicious! Our server, Cal, was awesome!!

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Thank Angela L
Estes Park, Colorado
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205 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We weren't really hungry enough for dinner but since we were in the area we had to stop in since the TA reviews rave on this in Manitou. In all of our visits we hadn't had Mona Lisa's. It was great! We have had Melting Pot in several States and Mona Lisa has them beat. We had the New World... More 

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Thank adventurerstogether
Denver, Colorado
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasn't too keen on another fondue type restaurant but was pleasantly surprised by the atmosphere and food here. Even the drink specials were a good deal. It felt much more intimate than your average melting pot chain.

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Thank MariaDilo
Cody, Wyoming
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all, I will preface my review by stating we were not the target market audience for this type of restaurant. The Mona Lisa looks to be a charming, upscale eatery geared for adult diners. However, as we were in town on a mini spring break trip, and our trip was all about new experiences, I allowed my 18... More 

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Thank MiBu69
LYNNWOOD
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6 reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I've been here on several occasions and the quality always remains high. If you do the full menu, you will be full! But just doing the fondue is worth the trip. Quiet place.

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Thank CORINNE G
Westminster, Colorado
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Who wants to boil their meat anyway? Mona Lisa is delicious and different. Loved some of the unique flavors available and how friendly the waitstaff was while answering all of our questions. It would be nice if there was a larger beer selection and cocktails were served.

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Thank Rachel C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Wine Bar, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?