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121 Artisan Bistro

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121 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-5950
+1 337-310-7499
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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United States
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

All I can say is order their Martini's. Any flavor. The Mona Lisa, ceaser salad, and for desert, the bread pudding with rum sauce. YUM......MY! Fabulous Italian restaurant.

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Thank Melinda M
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good atmosphere- crab and shrimp bisque was good but not hot enough when served- had an excellent spinach salad with chicken- done well and very tasty. Felt food was on the pricey side and service was average.

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Thank Kwajkid007
houstonburbs
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323 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No call ahead seating... no problem. We were told it was worth the wait. Holiday season=lots of folks eating out and celebrating. But come on!! Who would know if the food was good, we were never seated. We waited almost 45 minutes, and finally left after the fourth party was seated ahead of us. It seemed that those seated ahead... More 

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Thank ladybugtx76
Lake Charles, Louisiana
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I waited 15 mins and never saw a server. I finally had to wave someone down and she graciously took care of me. The food is good.

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Thank rebeccacS6948DB
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

Good atmosphere, food is delicious, the staff are courteous, friendly and the service was great. It's good for lunch or dinner, families as well as for business.

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Thank Nina R
Marksville, LA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

When my calzone came out it was huge! Absolutely delicious! We ate in the bar and service was wonderful. I will be back!

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Thank merrudy
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

My husband and I had the fried mozzerella and marinara for our appetizer and it was delicious. We each had a ribeye for our entree' and they were both cooked and seasoned perfectly! This was the best steak either of us had eaten in quite a while. Our waiter was friendly and prompt. This was a very pleasant restaurant that... More 

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Thank Sherrie1970
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

On biz in lake Charles we went here for dinner and drinks. Good beer and wine. I had eggplant mazzallana, (aubergine, mozzarella , ham and tomato) nice. The others had lamb lollipops (if you like lamb looked good), pizza(ok), Mona Lisa ( pasta with shrimp ) .nice place service so so. If you're in town a good place for a... More 

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Monroe, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Food was excellent and the service was great. We had a large party and they were accommodating with food and drinks coming out at the same time. No issues with quality of the food

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Thank jilll0ng
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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298 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

I have dined at 121 Bistro many times and have never been disappointed. It is perfect location. for dinner with the family or a lunch meeting.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-5950
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 337-310-7499

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?