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All 210 Lake Charles Restaurants

121 Artisan Bistro

121 Dr. Micheal DeBakey Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-5950
(337) 310-7499
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Bush, Louisiana
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I am sad I found this place so late! Its a nice up scale place with great Italian food. The atmosphere was simple but could tell everyone wanted to be here. Very packed!

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Bakersfield, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I usually judge Italian food by the quality of the lasagna. 121 Artisan Bistro's lasagna was excellent, some of the best I have ever had. We had a group (12 people) there for a business meal. Service was absolutely outstanding. I recommend this restaurant without reservation.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

All the women in my family love this place. The atmosphere is good, but different than anything in Lake Charles. Very different place with very different food. I have liked everything I ate so far, but something is different that I just can't put my finger on what it is. Good bar, good drinks also. Wait staff is some of... More

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DeRidder, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We have been three times and plan on continuing! The food quality is excellent. Atmosphere is great for a date night. Have not been for lunch but will soon.

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