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Abilene, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

They had a small wait upon arrival which turned into a bigger wait due to the hostess not writing our zip code down. They take your name & number then they're supposed to text you when a table is ready. We watched several parties get the text then be seated before us although they came after us. Luckily their food... More 

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Dequincy, Louisiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Spectacular food and atmosphere! The staff were very attentive to our every need. Put this one in your book of places to visit!

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Baytown, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

After moving away from Lake Charles I haven't been to this place in some time, over the last several months my daughter has been talking about this "spectacular place" that she wanted to go for her 21st birthday before hitting the town. Much to my surprise it was 121 Bistro which I had forgotten all about. Wonderful atmosphere, low lighting,... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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235 reviews 235 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Dinner was great. There was a large group of us, but the server managed to keep up. The lamb was excellent. The shepherd's pie was really good, although it was a non-traditional twist. Not what I expected or wanted, but it was very good. A little pricey, but not too bad. Great place to take a date for a quiet... More 

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Bush, Louisiana
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

pizza great, easy to fine. open for lunch and dinner. This is the second time I have been to this restaurant, and it is super food. Totally suggest the chocolate bread pudding - warm and tasty. But DO order it when you first get there because it takes a little longer to prepare.

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Louisiana
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68 reviews 68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Frequented this bistro for several years for lunch and dinner. Lunch menu is limited Sad to say this but....My family has noticed the quality of service and food has slowly diminished over the past year. Servers are slow and forgetful, bread arrives late or not at all, steaks are either undercooked or overcooked, and although lasagna is listed on menu,... More 

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Lake Charles, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Great low key atmosphere! Nice bar area, tasty appetizers and entrees! Their pizza is delightful! And the parmesan shrimp appetizer is a must!

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Bush, Louisiana
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Great menu - we had parmesean encrusted shrimp & ground mustard dipping sauce, duck/fig appetizer, steak filet topped with crab meat & herb sauce. All was fabulously tasty. Great meeting place for friends/family. We did not have the pizza but they do have a wood burning stove and gluten free pizza dough.

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Louisiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Alway great food and good service. Lake Charles has a good little treasure with this little off the path restaurant.

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Bridge City, Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My husband loves wood-fired artisan pizzas, so we came here on Friday night for Father's Day weekend. This is definitely the place to be/hot-spot with great bar and great service. The place filled up soon after we arrived. This restaurant has gourmet herb-infused olive oil on the tables (from the local gourmet food shop Crave) and is wonderful to dip... More 

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Additional Information about 121 Artisan Bistro

Address: 121 Dr. Micheal DeBakey Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-5950
Phone Number: (337) 310-7499
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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