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Lil Italy - CLOSED

7401 Washington St, Ocean Springs, MS 39564
(228) 257-2794
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Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Oct 24, 2012
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012 via mobile

Best spaghetti sauce I've ever had!!! Great authentic and homemade recipes. Service was great and fast!! Nice friendly atmosphere!! Clean!! Will be back soon!

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Gautier, Mississippi
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206 reviews 206 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

At least we didn't get sick! I was hoping this place was good because of their advertising... "Authentic Chicago Italian". The food at the little shack was fair but I thought maybe with a real restaurant? Nope. Worse. If you've ever been in an old, sleazy bar on an early Saturday afternoon then you will recognize the dreariness of this... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

I tried this place to compare to some of the other Italian restaurants on the coast. First of all, this is not an 'Italian' restaurant, they boast to service 'Authentic Chicago Food', so the name is misleading. I've never been to Chicago, but if the food is like it is at this restaurant, I never want to go. 'Bland and... More

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

The food was better when they were at the trailer. The quality of food has gone down since they went full-scale, and their service is slow and laughable. The atmosphere leaves a lot to be desired as well. The wine selection is a joke. I've eaten here twice and the food was bland and/or overcooked. It seems the owner is... More

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Hernando, Mississippi
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202 reviews 202 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012 via mobile

I have eaten here twice and the food was great both times. I had ribs once and the Italian beef sandwich the other. They were still at old location on Washington though so I cannot review on new location. My only issue was with the Italian beef sandwich, and that being that the bread got so soggy from the juices... More

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012 via mobile

Tony and Lori started off Lil Italy as a small take out drive thru with authentic Italian recipes from their Chicago home. Since expanding, they now have a full dining room and full bar. Offering authentic Italian dishes such as Italian Roast Beef, pasta, mussels, veal, homemade pizza, gyros, and so much more. And during the weekend it turns into... More

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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59 reviews 59 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

A must have. Outstanding and better than any I have had in Chicago.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

This has to be the worst food I have ever eaten. We waited for a good 20 minutes for a server to take our order. Seems she was the only one in the entire restaurant serving, while 2 other employee just walked around. We received our house salad with one cherry tomato and one slice of cucumber. About 30 minutes... More

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Biloxi, MS
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

Lil Italy Restaurant has relocated from Washington Ave in Ocean Springs to 1219 Bienville Boulevard the site of the old Margaritas Mexican Restaurant. We had been dying to try Lil Italy’s since we had heard so many good things about it. I really wanted to like this place. I have been looking for a new favorite restaurant to frequent. The... More

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Ocean Springs,MS
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

My husband and I visited twice within one week at Lil Italy. Once we sat at a table and once at the bar. The first time, I had the Chicago dog with fries for $4.99 and my husband had a large steak with potato and house made minestrone soup for around $20. My dog was good but kind of small... More

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