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“Love Little Rizzi's”
Review of Rizzi's

Ranked #40 of 408 Restaurants in Peoria
Price range: $7 - $24
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Reservations
Description: RIZZI'S ITALIAN RESTAURANTS is a family-owned business operated by the Rizvani family. Chef Dave Rizvani, along with his son, Bekim are your hosts. We take pride in the fact that we live in the area and work in the area. You, the customer, are important to us because you are our friends, our co-workers and our family. Our customers are the most important people to walk through our doors, and our staff strives to treat you as the VIP's you are. RIZZI'S RESTAURANTS have been operating in Peoria since 1995, with the first Rizzi's being our Sheridan Road location, and Rizzi's on State added in 1997. Rizzi's on Sheridan has a cozy atmosphere to meet with your family and friends and is a popular local eatery. Rizzi's on State, located in downtown, is perfect for dining prior to a Civic Center event and has additional space for parties and an outdoor patio area. We pride ourselves in knowing our regular customers and they are like our extended family. Dave & Bekim Rizvani
Reviewed September 15, 2013

We've had many, many meals at Rizzi's on Sheridan over the years - our favorite Italian restaurant in Peoria area. Latest visit was outstanding, as per usual. Chicken Scarpariello for me and Eggplant Parmesan for my wife. House salad and dressing excellent and warm bread great plus refilled quickly. Both dishes were to die for!! And enough for leftovers for lunch day. We've found that arriving about 8pm on weekends makes it pretty easy to get a table, as there is sometimes a wait prior. If we have special guests, this is the place to go - very consistent. Intimate, quiet dining area. Service was excellent.

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Reviewed April 28, 2013

Well, who doesn't like Italian? No matter where I travel, scouting out an Italian restaurant that's a hometown pick is important to me. Whether friends, family or business colleagues, Rizzi's is a choice that pleases everyone in the group. I most often go to Rizzi's on Sheridan. It's very cozy and close to home. It's tiny, so you may have to wait or keep the Rizzi's by the waterfront address on hand. However, you can grab a drink and the bar and wait for your table to open. Tasty crusty bread, generous salads and lovely pasta dishes are among my favorites. Nice wine selection, and cozy (some would say crowded, but if you are from a big city, you're used to this). You won't feel rushed and you'll know that you are keeping a nice family tradition in business. ~Enjoy!

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