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121 Artisan Bistro

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121 Dr. Micheal DeBakey Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-5950
(337) 310-7499
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
First time at 121 Artisan Bistro

This was my first time with some coworkers from work. There were so many entrees to try on the menu so I asked the server his recommendations. I ended up having the Shrimp & Crawfish Diavolo.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Kay P
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Greenville, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This was my first time with some coworkers from work. There were so many entrees to try on the menu so I asked the server his recommendations. I ended up having the Shrimp & Crawfish Diavolo.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Must and must visit this restaurant. The food is amazing and the service was excellent. Loved it and will go back again. The fried mozzarella is truly unbelievable so fresh.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great atmosphere and staff. Best filet with choice of sauce .Also, the menu often includes different seafood specials and Italian dishes.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The food here was good. It is slighly higher priced but I think it is worth it. Definitely a good date night type of place.

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Abilene, Texas
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
235 reviews 235 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 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
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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78 reviews 78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 121 Dr. Micheal DeBakey Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-5950
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: (337) 310-7499

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
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

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