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Monna Lisa

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Via Francesco Nullo 17/A, 24128 Bergamo, Italy
+39 035 219567
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12:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 19:30 - 22:00
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in, we were greeted warmly. The proprietors of this authentic Italian restaurant are extremely welcoming and generous. The menu consists of fantastc fish courses, as well as some meat and vegetarian options. The food was traditionally Italian and delicious! Please don't hesitate to make a visit if you're in the the Bergamo area, it's definitely... More 

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2 Thank Kieran K
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant accommodated a party of 30 on Saturday evening with superior service and excellent food. The owners welcomed us and explained each course of the set meal which would be served. The selections were inspired and presented beautifully. I never have had individual servings of fish served to a large group that were perfectly prepared before. None of the... More 

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2 Thank ginam482016
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Great restaurant which was really delicious. On top, the service was great and the owner speaks very good english and is so friendly. I recommend this restaurant to everyone.

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3 Thank Philip H
Colchester, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Saw this place on TripAdvisor before we went to Italy so we thought we'd give it a go for Sunday lunch. Have to say, we were not disappointed. This is a small family run restaurant just down from the Citta Alta district run by one family. We were made to feel very welcome even though we hadn't booked and we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This was by far the best dinning experience we had after spending a week in Italy. The owners were lovely and the service was excellent. We ate from the lunch set menu because of its superb value, and we were very satisfied.

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2 Thank Alex M
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410 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

This place is a bit out of the centre, but still at walking distance. There is outdoor seating. The staff is very friendly and you feel at home at once. the food is lovely and winelist has something for everybody.

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2 Thank zimof1
victoria, gozo
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

An exquisite restaurant combining ambience, excellent service and delicious, beautifully presented, food at a fair price. The restaurant has outside seating, under a canopy, in the garden of this villa or inside a bright dining room. The seafood is particularly recommended. This should not be missed, and the obviously enthusiastic local clientele confirm this by their presence.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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120 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

The decoration is simple yet elegant, the owner of the Restaurant is very kind and professional. The menu choice is just fine and we loved the food. It is Sicilian cuisine at its highest with an Indian touch, which is more than welcome. The dishes were excellent and the food very fresh and of outstanding quality. I had a cardamom... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Without then fancy looks of Milan or its design, the place delivers outstandingly in terms of food. From the starters till the desserts it all exceeded our expectations. Simple design on the inside and with a cozy interior terrace, the food was tops. Menu in english if needed and the owner also speaks perfect english. Family environment, a lot of... More 

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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

I travelled 2400 miles and 13 hours before I ended in Bergamo and as always took great care where I want to spend my hard earned cash. This place is the real deal. No frills and slightly quirky, but exquisitely prepared food, cooked to perfection with home made desserts to finish off a stupendous meal. The service is all about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Francesco Nullo 17/A, 24128 Bergamo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Bergamo  >  Bergamo
  • Phone Number: +39 035 219567
Description
Monna Lisa grew out of a combination of numerous work and life experiences, in a family which has always worked in the restaurant business. The birth of a daughter... a passion for ancient and traditional art... Sicilian culture which integrates with the Italian character and internationalism of people who like to call themselves 'world citizens'...as reflected in the furnishings, in the wine and in their gastronomic choices. You are received into welcoming atmosphere in a quiet and evocative corner of the centre of Bergamo, where taste , art, culture and traditions combine to offer customers a unique and elegant, yet simple, experience. Everything works in a way to make the customer feel part of the family at Monna Lisa, with care taken not only to please the palate, but also the eyes and ears. The Staff You will find a spirit of sharing and a sense of belonging. The staff of the Monna Lisa are a family: they are an efficient, creative, attentive organisation, which draws on the wealth of experience of its members, who have an extensive experience in the restaurant business. Peoples, each one of integral importance, complete the customer experience from the moment you walk in the restaurant. The dishes on offer are the result of personal experimentation, developed in detail until they deserve a place on the menu. The creativity, the refinement and the management style adopted by staff make Monna Lisa unique of its kind, set apart from the rest. Art through simplicity What makes a dish a 'work of art'? What makes cookery a language? The simplicity of the ingredients, the creativity and passion of the cook : simplicity, high quality and beautiful presentation are three essential principles that guide the choice of the dishes and their creation. At Monna Lisa, the aesthetics and the culinary choices capture the essence of traditional Italian and international cuisine, in all its beauty, harmony and poetry. Seafood specialities, fresh pasta, renowned desserts, use of carefully selected, top quality products, attention to detail, customer care and the 'work of art' created in each dish. That's how something beautiful to look at is also delicious to taste.

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