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Lil Italy Bistro

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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews lasagna salad stuffed shells bread meat sauce fries wonderful italian food served piping hot per couple large pizza small place the chef owner food and wine monday night bonita beach rd prices are very reasonable a late lunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A recent return to this restaurant revealed a larger dining area, doubling its previous capacity. The 29.95 dinner for two special ( salad, entree, dessert, wine) remains a great value. A heartier entree can be added for an additional $6 each. The wine is quite...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank arkcruiser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family used to really enjoy dining here. We have been customers since Scott opened. Over the years, the service has declined. We have personally spent THOUSANDS of dollars here. Yes, we ate there that frequently. Last time we stopped in for dinner,, we were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Onety1
Reviewed November 15, 2018

This was our third dining experience at Lil’ Italy and for sure our last. My expectations of a simple neighborhood restaurant of this nature are not very high. A decent pizza, fairly tasty house tomato sauce and a variety of typical Italian dishes usually suffice,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joe C
Reviewed November 15, 2018

This was our second time eating in this restaurant. It will be our last. While the waiter was good and restaurant ambiance friendly, the gluten free pasta I ordered was virtually uncooked. It was , as ordered, served with vegetables that were not cooked well,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Samba
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

So glad we saw an ad for this restaurant!! It’s a quaint little place !! Wonderful Italian food ! Great value and wonderful service! Place was very very busy! And you could tell many were regulars so that’s a great reason to try this gem!!!...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 844debd
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Food was excellent. We had a coupon for bottle of wine, salad for two, entrees for two and dessert for two. I made a reservation even though it was a week night. Place was packed so reservation was a good idea. Food and service excellent....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank U6778EImaryw
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Ordered the 28 inch extra large pizza for the football game. While it was a novelty to receive such a large pizza, I have a few comments for the owner. First, decent crust. As a 100% Italian American, their sauce has so much sugar that...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 958vanessap
Scott S, Owner at Lil Italy Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Hello Vanessa; Thank you for taking the time to write a review; In responce to your review, and coming from a family that owns/operates restaurants it's disapointing that you took the time to write this review instead of contacting the restaurant so we at least...More

Reviewed September 23, 2018

My husband and I have visited this restaurant often this summer. Food and service ranged from wonderful to won't go back again. Eating out is the one time my husband gets to eat veal. This week, we ordered a fried calamari appetizer and main courses...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cathy D
Scott S, Owner at Lil Italy Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Hello Cathy; Thank you for your review; I appologize for the experiance you received in my restaurant. I will address the concerns you have brought to my attention to my team; I am sorry you did not bring it to my attention while dining in...More

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

$29.95 dinner for two with wine and home made dessert is a great bargain and the food is fantastic too! Highly recommend when you are in bonita. The chef visits you during your meal and the wait staff is top notch. Chef Charlie was so...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank anyaandpasquale
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful down to Charlie that greets you at the door. One of the best Chicken Parms I have ever had and the Caesar salad is amazing. We were so pleasantly surprised with this place and will for sure be back. They have a huge...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Across the street from Bill's Appliances. Small strip mall.
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