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Mona Lisa Italian Restaurant

4989 Ringwood Mdw, Sarasota, FL 34235-2033
+1 941-377-6562
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“veal dishes” (10 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
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4989 Ringwood Mdw, Sarasota, FL 34235-2033
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

First time there and our party of four enjoyed the delicious food at a reasonable price. A bit on the noisy side, but that did little to distract from our having a good time. Great host and hostesses. Fast service.

1  Thank John K
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We have been going there for well over 10 years but our recent visit was a disappointment. We missed the cozy ambiance of the past. With the new decor and round tables the place looks more like a hotel restaurant and the lack of light...More

Thank Rosedale123
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I visited this restaurant tonight after not going there for about three years. This visit reminded me of why. The last time I was there the food was awful. This time, the food was great but the service was deplorable. When the waiter announced the...More

2  Thank Elyse K
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere off by itself. Good for romantic evening. Food was even better than the atmosphere. Homemade pasta made fresh daily. Would go back anytime just make reservations.

Thank BRAD S
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

This has been one of our favorite go to restaurants but was disappointed with our last dinner there. The place has been recently renovated which looks nice but missing the homey feel of tablecloths and softer lighting. A few minor adjustments I’m sure they will...More

1  Thank Joe C
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Located in the rear of a lakefront building in The Meadows residential area of Sarasota, Mona Lisa has a limited seating capacity and reservations are recommended. One serve was handling the 6-7 tables and he was very knowledgeable and pleasant. I had the feeling that...More

1  Thank wpdame3
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We didn't realize this little restaurant was tucked away in a retirement community until we drove up! We made a reservation the day before for a group of 9 and they were able to accommodate us (early dinner at 6pm). We drove up and it's...More

Thank Falesha T
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We were in town visiting and wanted a nice Italian restaurant to bring the family to for a special dinner. We found it! Tucked away in a small shopping center it would have been easy to miss but so glad we didn't. The restaurant is...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We have eaten there once before and it was OK. We went back and they had the regular menu and a Savor Sarasota menu. Many of the same items on both menus. I ask for a beer and they said they are out of beer...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Wait staff was rude and didn't provide even average service. Meals weren't served together. Chatted with other customers while our meals were half served. Stingy with bread. Salads were very mediocre. Waitress passed plates over one guys shoulder to other side of table. When we...More

2  Thank tbs15
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
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: 4989 Ringwood Mdw, Sarasota, FL 34235-2033
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-377-6562
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We are a 3rd generation family run establishment. Our cuisine is northern italian & some southern also. Our popular menu entrees features homemade pastas, fresh seafood, tender veal dishes and homemade desserts.
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