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“Great place, gret food, great atmosphere”
Review of 121 Artisan Bistro

121 Artisan Bistro
Ranked #33 of 271 Restaurants in Lake Charles
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Reviewed November 8, 2012

Went there for our anniversary dinner and it was great as always. Claire was our server and she did an amazing job. Ribeye steak was cooked perfectly, the drinks were not heavily iced down, not a long wait time either. Great place!!!

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1  Thank BF008
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Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

The food is excellent, the staff are exceptional and the atmosphere is very romantic!
I loved everything I tried and would have ordered more but would have popped. What's good? A steak appetizer on skewers with some sort of dip, the pizza, the salads, the TIRAMISU!!
The cost was the only thing that got me, average appetizer $10, entree $20, dessert $8.

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1  Thank Cnlywilliams
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Reviewed September 29, 2012 via mobile

This is a great place to find some good FRESH food. Everything seems so contemporary. The atmosphere is fun and inviting and can get pretty busy on Friday and Saturday nights so try to go a little early or your going to wait. They have a great wine and drink selection. The parmesan shrimp app, the bisque, and steaks are phenomenal. First rate experience. The staff is friendly, inviting, and courteous.

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Thank pkp426
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Reviewed August 18, 2012

This is a regular "do" for us when in the Lake Charles area. The food is excellent!

The Sensation Salad with the Parmesean Dressing is simply amazing!

Steak, Calzones, Chicken Parmesan App, and Pizza are our favorite entrees.

Their house bread is superb in texture, taste, and "crunch".

THEIR WHITE CHOCOLATE BREAD PUDDING WITH HAZELNUT CREAM is nothing short of awesome, from the dessert menu, EVERY TIME! Each is exquisitely, individually prepared, but well worth the 12-15 minute wait! (Seriously, it's that good!) It's the best bread pudding in Louisiana and I think I've tasted almost all of the best ones in the state!

The Berry Cobbler A La Mode is also a real treat.

Their Canolli's are sadly lacking in standing out. The dark chocolate taste along with the "cookie" portion, so predominate each bite, it disallows the creamy interior from even being tasted. This is a real disappointment.

Service is always "iffy". We were last there on Friday, August 17, 2012. The atmosphere as usual, was fine accented by the croonings of Harry Connick, Jr., in the background. The female server was very businesslike and abrupt. She seemed more interested in doing what she felt she had to do, rather than actually serving us to our desires . . . or listening. This has happened often. Service at Bistro 121, needs to improve.

BUT . . . DON'T CHANGE ANYTHING ABOUT THE BREAD PUDDING!!!!!

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Thank Hardy U
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Reviewed August 10, 2012 via mobile

Best food and atmosphere in lake charles- which isn't saying much. It's basically a recycled d'angelos pizza

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