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Lil Rizzo's

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Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Pasta
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2146 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
+1 573-365-3003
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Gourmet pizza, pasta and world famous house salad served in a casual...
Gourmet pizza, pasta and world famous house salad served in a casual setting. We have been the Lake's pizza and pasta place since 1985 and voted Best Italian Restaurant at the Lake for 5 years in a row. Great food, great fun, "lake" casual. Come in to one of our two Lake of the Ozarks locations and enjoy one of the area's best restaurants. We strive to give our guests a great dining experience in a unique Italian atmosphere. Generous portions and a wide variety of menu items, all made from the freshest quality ingredients and served in a casually elegant atmosphere, make for a refreshing dining experience at Lake of the Ozarks.
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  • 77
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good italian

Nice service, good selection, a little heavy on the sauce on the pastas but still a good meal. Definitely we will go back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
AngieB7790
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Nice service, good selection, a little heavy on the sauce on the pastas but still a good meal. Definitely we will go back.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We ordered the pizza which was greasy, bruschetta bread which was good, and deep fried ravioli that was okay. We enjoyed the country music and lake view from dining on the patio. I would think twice about ordering the "fruity" drinks unless you enjoy a lot of sweet and sour flavor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Love, love the pizza here. Always a staple for us while at the lake! Been visiting for years and always good service. Italian cuisine and fun atmosphere here.

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Lil Rizzo's was excellent. We had potato skins for an appetizer, pizza and a delicious chocolate cheesecake for dessert. Everything was great! The service was great, restaurant was clean, and everything was very well organized and efficient. We will definitely go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The pizza and salads were excellent. It was very busy but they staff was great and orderly and food was delicious

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Very good food,Tasty Italian dishes ,.Excellent salads (trade mark) Good cocktails and food overall. A NON SMOKING PLACE GREAT more non smoking places needed at the Lake

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Dirty wings were great as well as pizza. Just waited a little longer than expected Waitress was pleasant but prob had too many tables

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Jerseyville, Illinois, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

For being one of our favorites they are FALLING from grace. Such a place needs to maintain consistent quality. They failed. Someone is cheating on their house salad dressing. MORE THAN ONCE LAST WEEK. I do not go there to eat plain iceberg lettuce. Where is the pride? Also, if you seat someone outside, have the same server serve the... More 

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St. Louis
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We eat here occasionally and the quality of food is always good. We particularly like their marinara sauce. Service on the other hand could be improved. On our most recent visit, the drink orders took quite a while to arrive, as did the salads. Then, the entrees came before we had a chance to finish the salads. The wait for... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We had takeout pizza from here and then had lunch the next day. The pizza is decent, not awesome. The cheese pizza was better than pepperoni. The toasted ravioli was the best thing by far! Also there's a pretty view of the lake and good lunch specials.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2146 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Lake Ozark
  • Phone Number: +1 573-365-3003

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 16
  • Cuisine: Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Pasta

Description

Gourmet pizza, pasta and world famous house salad served in a casual setting. We have been the Lake's pizza and pasta place since 1985 and voted Best Italian Restaurant at the Lake for 5 years in a row. Great food, great fun, "lake" casual. Come in to one of our two Lake of the Ozarks locations and enjoy one of the area's best restaurants. We strive to give our guests a great dining experience in a unique Italian atmosphere. Generous portions and a wide variety of menu items, all made from the freshest quality ingredients and served in a casually elegant atmosphere, make for a refreshing dining experience at Lake of the Ozarks.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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