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Li'l Rizzo's


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

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Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene

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Spinach, Green Chili And Jalapeno Dip
delicious, creamy spinach dip with chopped green chilies and jalapenos
Garlic Cheese Bread
Toasted Ravioli
golden meat-filled ravioli sprinkled with parmesan and served with a side of meat sauce
Chicken Tenders
homemade strips of boneless chicken breast served with our special dipping sauce
Cheese Sticks
mozzarella sticks deep-fried to a golden brown and served with a side of marinara sauce
Loaded Potato Skins
potato cups filled with bacon, scallions and melted provel cheese
Traditional Bruschetta
toasted bread with tomato, basil, garlic and parmesan cheese
Portobello Mushrooms
sauteed in butter, garlic and rizzo's marinade
6 oz. homemade meatball served with meatsauce and parmesan cheese
served with bread
Li'l Rizzo's "world Famous" House Salad
iceberg and romaine lettuce tossed with diced red peppers, green onions, provel and parmesan cheeses in our house dressing
Side 3.65
Medium 5.25
Large 9.95
Add Chicken 4.95
Fried Chicken Salad
iceburg and romaine lettuce, egg, red onion, bacon, carrots and red cabbage topped with crispy homemade fried chicken tenders
homemade italian vegetable soup
Soup Of The Day
Entrees include soup or side house salad and Ciabotta Dinner Rolls. You may split an entrée for $6.95 and receive a soup or salad and side dish.
Chicken Modiga
Tender chicken breast topped with melted provel, fresh mushrooms and bacon in a white wine, lemon, butter and garlic sauce over angel hair pasta
Chicken Speidini
lightly breaded, charbroiled, topped with a garlic butter sauce over angel hair pasta. served with a butter sauce and lemon wedges
Chicken Parmesan
lightly breaded, charbroiled chicken, marinara and baked provel. served over angel hair pasta
Veal Parmesan
Lightly breaded, smothered in marinara and a blend of mozzarella and provel cheese, then baked. Served over a bed of angel hair pasta.
Grilled Salmon
Grilled salmon filet served with sauteed seasonal vegetables.
Rizzo's Italian
marinated in our house dressing, baked and tossed in olive oil, parmesan cheese and crushed red peppers
(6) 6.95
(12) 12.95
tossed in a buttery hot sauce
(6) 6.95
(12) 12.95
tossed in a tangy bbq sauce
(6) 6.95
(12) 12.95
Dirty Wings
A dry mildly spiced wing.
6 6.95
12 12.95
a true st. louis pizza. topped with hand cut fresh vegetables, premium meats and the finest cheeses
Small 10" 8.98
Medium 14" 12.98
Large 16" 14.98
Additional Toppings
canadian bacon, pepperoni, pineapple, green pepper, sausage, onion, mushroom, zucchini (seasonal), bacon, tomato, broccoli, jalapeno, black olive, hamburger, anchovies, pepperoncini
Small 10" 1.4
Medium 14" 2
Large 16" 2.2
Available in 10"/14"/16" thin crust or hand tossed. Sauces - Traditional Red, Alfredo, EVOO, Pesto, Buffalo Wing and Tangy BBQ Toppings - Pepperoni, Italian Sausage, Mushrooms, Onion, Hamburger, Canadian Bacon, Green Olives, Black Olives, Green Bell Peppers, Pineapple, Bacon, roasted Garlic Chicken, Artichoke Hearts, Roasted Red Peppers, Red Onion, Roma Tomato, Fresh Chopped Basil, Fresh Cilantro, Chopped Garlic, Crumbled Meatball, Fresh Jalapeno, Fresh Chopped spinach
sausage, onion, bacon, pepperoni, mushroom, black olive
Small 13
Medium 20
Large 24
Macho Meat
pepperoni, bacon, hamburger, canadian bacon, sausage
Small 13
Medium 21
Large 25
mushroom, tomato, zucchini, broccoli, green pepper, onion
Small 12
Medium 18
Large 21
pineapple, canadian bacon, green peppers
Small 12
Medium 20
Large 23
Buffalo Chicken
chicken tossed in our original wing sauce, bacon and onion. your choice of bleu cheese or homemade ranch pizza sauce. no half and half
Small 12
Medium 20
Large 23
Bbq Chicken
roasted garlic chicken, bacon, onions in our tangy barbeque sauce. no half and half
Small 12
Medium 18
Large 22
Rizzo's Margherita
Brushed olive oil crust, fresh mozzarella, dollops of ricotta, fresh tomato and basil sprinkled with shredded parmesan
Small 11
Medium 17
Large 19
The Sicillian
Red sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni, Italian sausage, crumbled meatballs and chopped garlic.
Small 12
Medium 19
Large 23
Southwest BBQ
Brushed olive oil, roasted garlic chicken, red onion, fresh cilantro and jalapenos, mozzarella cheese. Drizzled with our homemade tangy bbq sauce and bleu cheese dressing.
Small 12
Medium 19
Large 23
St. Louis SOB
Red sauce, Italian sausage, onion and bacon. topped with provel cheese.
Small 12
Medium 18
Large 21
Add a soup or salad for only $3.45. Substitute gluten free spirals for only $1.95 extra
Roasted Garlic Chicken Capellini
marinated strips of chicken breast sautéed in olive oil with mushrooms, tomatoes, green onions, chopped garlic and angel hair pasta
rolled noodles stuffed with ricotta in a creamy red sauce
2 Pieces 10.95
3 Pieces 13.95
Cannelloni Con Bianco
rolled noodles stuffed with beef and pork in a creamy mushroom sauce
2 Pieces 10.95
3 Pieces 13.95
Cannelloni Con Salsa
rolled noodles stuffed with beef and pork in a creamy meat sauce
2 Pieces 10.95
3 Pieces 13.95
Cavatelli Con Broccoli
shell-shaped noodles with broccoli and mushrooms in our thick cream sauce
Cajun Shrimp
succulent shrimp, onions, green and red bell peppers in a cajun butter cream sauce
Fettuccine With Shrimp
homemade cream sauce and shrimp
with meat sauce
Linguini Con Pesce
shrimp, crabmeat, clams and mushrooms served in thick cream or delicate wine sauce
Fettuccine Con Pollo
chicken and broccoli in a thick cream sauce
Homemade, layered, pasta, ricotta meat sauce, Italian sausage and cheese. Topped with our chunky meat sauce and melted cheese.
Spaghetti And Meatball
Homemade 6 oz meatball topped with our chunky meat sauce
Fettuccine Alfredo
We make our alfredo sauce to order, thick and rich.
Baked Mostaccioli
Tubular noodles smothered in meat sauce and topped with cream sauce and melted cheese
served with chips
Hot Italian Sub
italian roast beef, smoked turkey and pastrami served hot on a ciabotta bun with our house dressing, melted provel and green onion
Tuscan Chicken
charbroiled chicken breast served on a ciabotta bun with pesto mayonaise, lettuce, tomato and red onion
Hamburger And Homemade Fries
8 oz. ground chuck
Add Cheese 0.95
Rizzo Burger And Homemade Fries
bacon, sauteed mushrooms and onions topped with melted provel cheese
a homemade meatball served on a hoagie smothered in meat sauce and melted provel cheese
Italian Sausage
italian sausage served on a hoagie, smothered in meat sauce and melted provel cheese
Chicken Parmesan Sandwich
Hand breaded, deep-fried chicken tender, topped with marinara sauce and baked mozzarella and provel cheese. Served on a hoagie with chips.
served with your choice of sup or our world famouse li'l rzzo's house salad until 3 pm daily Substitute a small house salad for fries or chips for only $1.00
with meat sauce
Fettuccine Alfredo
Baked Mostaccioli
Cavatelli Con Broccoli
Soup And Salad
Toasted Ravioli and Small House Salad
Pizza and Small House Salad
6 inch, 2 topping pizza and a small house salad
Chicken Modiga
Chicken Parmesan
The truth is, you can get pizza and pasta lots of places these days. We know that, that’s why our mission is to become your favorite restaurant! So how do we do that? With Gourmet Pizza, Pasta, World Famous House Salad and legendary service! The atmosphere is unpretentious, fun and “Lake Casual” so please, don’t violate our dress code. And oh by the way, Gourmet refers to our fresh ingredients, secret hand-crafted recipes and the love we put into every dish, not the price… Our pizza is thin crust with dough made from scratch. (Hand-tossed available at the Osage Beach location) Only the finest meats, cheeses and freshest vegetables adorn the top. Since most of the pasta recipes originate from
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, Pizza, Asian
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Table Service
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Reviewed December 11, 2019

Stopped in the enjoy some football on their big screens and couldn't have enjoyed it more! The bartender and the owner so friendly and gracious. If you didn't know already, they have the best chicken wings and house salad on the planet.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank LisaFlyFishing
Reviewed November 18, 2019

Absolutely love Lil Rizzo’s marinara sauce & humongous meatball. Beautiful atmosphere & excellent service. Able to accommodate large groups with a great attitude. Whenever my brother visits The Lake, this is his favorite restaurant & we’re half Italian. This is a long-standing restaurant...they must be...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank susanbleeckert
Reviewed November 9, 2019 via mobile

Lil Rizzos used to be a must stop for me when at Osage Beach. Tonight our meal was a step down from Olive Garden. Garlic Chicken pasta was horrible, chicken tasted like it was boiled. Baked Mostaccioli had very little sauce. Salad was good as...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank mrsrazzle
Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

Always a favorite. Good pizza, great entrees, and super service. Huge place with huge bar and ambiance!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed November 5, 2019

Met up with friens on two ocasions for appy hour. Service was great both times. Pizza is good and half price appitizers from three to six. Will go back again.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Scarab11
Reviewed September 3, 2019

I had the shrimp Scampi and thought it was very good but the portion could have been slightly bigger. The bread they served was excellent. When they brought my salad I told the waitress that alls I needed now was silverware. She went to retrieve...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Ed K
Reviewed September 1, 2019 via mobile

Previously a favorite, but now charges EXTRA to get your salad without cheese. Would not be as upset if server advised when we ordered and gave us the choice to remove ourselves, but a surprise on the bill was not welcome. The chicken spendeini was...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank flailman
429BillB, Owner at Li'l Rizzo's, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2019

Charged for no cheese? That should have not happened, my apologies.

Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

We have come to Lil Rizzo’s every year for the past many years! We typically get pizza and the house salad. Pasta dishes we had in the past were good, but once we tried the pizza, there was no going back!! It is super thin,...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Cruiser35942625918
429BillB, Owner at Li'l Rizzo's, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2019

Thanks, much appreciated!!

Reviewed June 12, 2019

The atmosphere was nice and chill, clean. The service was just okay, nothing too speedy fast. Despite being no busy, it took them 10 minutes to get my husband's beer. They had many on tap, but the server was very unfamiliar with what they offered....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Nicole B
Reviewed May 28, 2019

this has been at least the third visit fo Li'l Rizzo's, and each one has been a road trip down from Jefferson City. Impressed with the menu, impressed with the quality of the food, and impressed with the wait staff (knowledgeable and helpful)

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Harvey C
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July 26, 2018|
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Response from Geotreo | Reviewed this property |
I know they offer gluten free pasta...not sure about the pizza. Give them a call or text...they're very friendly.
Soapy C
April 17, 2018|
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Response from Geotreo | Reviewed this property |
I Googled, "the menu for Li'l Rizzo's at Lake Of The Ozarks, MO." I saw their entire menu with prices. Enjoy!
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October 22, 2017|
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