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Lil Rizzo's

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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: Lunch, Dinner, 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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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious dip

The service here was really good. We arrived during happy hour so appetizers were half off. The jalapeño spinach dip was delicious. That dip is the main reason that we decided to eat here. I am a huge spinach dip fan and this is one of the best that I have had. Husband had Cajun shrimp pasta and it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

The service here was really good. We arrived during happy hour so appetizers were half off. The jalapeño spinach dip was delicious. That dip is the main reason that we decided to eat here. I am a huge spinach dip fan and this is one of the best that I have had. Husband had Cajun shrimp pasta and it was... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food is wonderful and so is the service. The chicken spedini is the best I have ever had. The place is very accommodating to children. A great place and the food is priced right!!!

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83 reviews 83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

There are a number of excellent pasta dishes on the menu and alcohol is reasonably priced. Locals tend to gather at the bar and you can get the lowdown on what's happening around the area. Worth a stop if you are in the neighborhood.

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We've been to Lil' Rizzo's before and it seems to always be busy which is a good indication of its popularity. We had to wait 30 minutes on our last visit (yesterday) but you can sit out on the deck and overlook the activities on the lake and have a beautiful view while sipping on something cool. The bartender definitely... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We got an order to go and called the wrong location at first. The lady was so nice she called my order into the right one for me. We got a pizza, baked mostacolli, and a buffalo wrap. Everything was good and well priced.

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Springfield, IL
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I love their pizza and I love their salads. Love to sit outside and look at the lake. And there is usually a St. Louis Cardinals game on the tv.

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Henderson, Nevada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

It says the worlds best salad, and you wouldnt know by looking at it, but is was real good. My husband had the meat lasagna and loved it. I had chicken canneloni and it was also good. The staff was very friendly and they even have a small bar. You can sit outside when the weather is nice and overlook... More 

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missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

I didn't find anything too special with the pasta dishes we ordered. We ordered take out and was very pleased with how easy the call in and pick up was. We had to ask for utensils and condiments, however. Servings were in the small side for the price. But it was hot and tasted pretty good. Probably give them a... More 

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Bella Vista, Arkansas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

While not the best Italian place we've ever been to, it was good and friendly. The pasta dishes were fairly standard, though the pizza has a wonderful thin cracker-like crust that we found delightful. A nice meal.

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Jerseyville, Illinois, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

And what a beautiful evening it was.. And to top it off I had a nice frequent diner credit built up the food tasted even better . Veal parmasean ( where is spell check when you need it) special. Noodles seemed little on not hot side, ah but maybe it was the nice cool Blue Moon draft. Bread and salad... More 

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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, Pizza & 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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