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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)
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
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4989 Ringwood Mdw, Sarasota, FL 34235-2033
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Reviewed 28 November 2015

This is a family favorite intimate Italian restaurant. The co-owner, Marissa, greeted us lavishly which reinforced why we want to return before we have even left. The meal was beautiful to the eye and to the palate. We enjoyed a marvelous chicken special with artichokes,...More

Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed 20 November 2015

This place was very disappointing. I was skeptical after reading recent reviews, but we were in a group and one couple raved how about it. The server/owner's wife was friendly enough, but she presented only two wines, no wine list, and never checked how our...More

2  Thank Denise E
Reviewed 15 October 2015

My daughter and 2 teenage grandsons and myself recently ate here, I will say they where the most accommodating owner and staff, we where undecided on seating, 1 st we sat outside under cover then moved to open outside then decided to eat in, and...More

Thank FranfromUK
Reviewed 27 July 2015

My husband and I recently had dinner at this wonderful little restaurant. It's tucked into the village at the Meadows. A little hard to find but well worth the trouble. The restaurant is very small and every table was taken. They had one server and...More

1  Thank letstryit2013
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Love going here! The most friendly owner/chef/staff - with food to match. It's small so make sure to book during busy season! I take my mom, who is 90 and has visited Italy many times - she loves it -she says she is back in...More

1  Thank discerningtraveler21
Reviewed 18 April 2015

When you order a special of the day which in this case was ciopino, you would expect the shellfish to be open. My friends order arrived and contained three unopened mussels which means they were dead before they were cooked. When the owner, Marisa, was...More

3  Thank cologio
Reviewed 2 April 2015

What a pleasant surprise to find this quaint romantic Italian restaurant in the back of a small shopping plaza. This place was not easy to find, but after a mis-location by our GPS and walking down between two buildings, we found this lovely restaurant facing...More

2  Thank Leah C
Reviewed 4 March 2015

This is a great little place - very inviting, warm & friendly. Everything was tasty! The house wines were good. The only drawback was that 2 people ordered the veal piccata, and the portions were VERY skimpy. As it was the only thing on the...More

2  Thank LWRFL
Reviewed 28 February 2015

First time to visit. Nice menu and friendly atmosphere. Food was good although not gourmet. I would go there again.

1  Thank littlewhitedog
Reviewed 25 February 2015

This place is HARD TO FIND. But once you know where it's at, you're sure to want to go back. I went there on the urgings of a friend and I was enchanted. The people are genuine and they CARE about you enjoying your evening....More

1  Thank WizardofSarasota
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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, Romantic, 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
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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