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L'italiano Restaurant

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701 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City, LA 71111-4501
318-747-7777
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I are in town for the River Cities Triathlon and I needed my pre-race lasagna. We saw this place on TA so decided to check it out. We were drastically underdressed and did not have a reservation but they got us worked in quickly! Service and food were great! Highly recommend.

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Thank Jeremy W
Bossier City, LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was the best, freshest Italian we have to eat in this area... Service is always excellent, nice wine list. Awesome date night ....

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Thank GQGeneric
Shreveport, Louisiana
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76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

If you like Italian food you must visit this place. It looks like a little hole in the wall, but let me say some of the most wonderful food you will eat.

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Thank romron
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We were there for supper. Between us we had the lasagna and spaghetti and meatballs. The red sauce is really good. The bread us scrumptious and the creamy Italian dressing is Devine. We will definitely return.

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Thank TLR200
North Carolina
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We were very delighted to find this restaurant by happenstance. We were staying about two blocks away and were looking for an Italian restaurant and did we hit the jackpot. The meal was excellent and all sauces were prepared on site by the chef, so no fast food, chain meal. Chris, our waiter, was very attentive and experienced. It happened... More 

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Thank Bucky005
Shreveport, LA
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60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The restaurant is now moving to the next generation, and they are doing well. It hasn't changed much in 30 years. Quaint, comfortable surroundings with nice art. Food is outstanding, and the wine list is very good. The price is very fair. We eat here at least 3x a month because it is true southern Italian food.

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Thank Seisman
Shreveport, Louisiana
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

L’Italiano is a northwest Louisiana treasure. Even though most people can’t pronounce its name correctly (some just stop trying and inexplicably call it “Little Italy’), the food and atmosphere speak for themselves. There’s a reason this great Little Italian Restaurant has thrived in a relatively obscure setting. You don’t just happen upon this place; you must make a conscious decision... More 

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Thank Darrell R
Falls Church, Virginia
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87 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Found this place through Yelp! Good, honest food. The family running this restaurant is related to the family at Chianti - I tried them both and they are both on my list of places to hit next time in town. The walls are covered with names, initials, graffiti - when I took my glasses off it was a little bit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Just left after eating lunch. My husband said it was the best Shrimp Alfredo he had ever eaten. My veal parmigian was delicious. Everyone there was so friendly and the waiter was great and attentive. Found this place on Trip Advisor and definitely be back. I'm picky by the way!

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Thank Lana P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

So this restaurant is one of my favorite restaurants in Bossier City. I absolutely love the chicken parmesan. It's a small restaurant and the walls display the area's history. Every whose who has signed their name and left a message. Great lunch and dinner spot. Right across the street is Flying Heart Brewing and the Bossier Arts Council.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City, LA 71111-4501
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Bossier City
  • Phone Number: 318-747-7777

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?