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“Go for the house salad” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lil Rizzo's

Lil Rizzo's
Ranked #6 of 55 Restaurants in Lake Ozark
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $16
Cuisines: Italian, Bar, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Gourmet pizza, pasta and world famous house salad served in a casual setting. We have been the Lake's pizza and pasta place since 1985 and voted Best Italian Restaurant at the Lake for 5 years in a row. Great food, great fun, "lake" casual. Come in to one of our two Lake of the Ozarks locations and enjoy one of the area's best restaurants. We strive to give our guests a great dining experience in a unique Italian atmosphere. Generous portions and a wide variety of menu items, all made from the freshest quality ingredients and served in a casually elegant atmosphere, make for a refreshing dining experience at Lake of the Ozarks.
Quincy, Illinois
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Go for the house salad”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Interesting dinner....started with waiting for 10 minutes to get a server. Went in and politely asked for someone to take our order. Someone came right out, apologizing for the wait. It was pretty much a rocky night for the server and we ended up with no charge on our chicken wing appetizer and one round of drinks. The house salad saved the night. The "award winning" wings were ok and the pizza was ok. The server went home sick and someone else finished up our table. I would go back and give them another chance just to have the salad!

Visited August 2013
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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143 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Nothing special about the food but the meal was enjoyable.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

We have pasta a lot from "the hill" in Saint Louis. The food here was no where near as good. The Carbonara was very bland. The atmosphere and great service made up for it. We would go back but with lower expectations and I would try a different dish.

  • Visited August 2013
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Bradley, Illinois
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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“Great pizza”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

Pizza was really good. Thin flakey crust and sauce is the sweet style. We had sausage pizza, big chunks of spicey Italian sausage and lots of cheese. My son had mostacciloi and it was delicious. Very cheesy and sauce was very good. The garlic biscuits they bring were yummy too. The salad is quite good too, ceasear style with lots of Parmesan cheese. We ate outside on the deck with a nice view of the lake. Service was good. Although I ordered the wings as my main dish and they came out before everything else. They were good, Italian style, not spicey maybe a bit thick on the coating but quite tasty. I would go back. Tall draft beers wer 4.25 not bad.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Kansas
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Awesome Pizza”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2013

We ate here after a long day on the lake. We tried the Italian chicken wings, which were an interesting idea, but not necessarily that great. The breading came out kind of doughy. The pizza, however, more than made up for it. They let you do half and half as long as the two halves have the same sauce. We did half supreme and half Hawaiian. Delicious! The service was also fast and friendly. All in all, a great experience.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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“Great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2013

We always eat here when we come down to The Lodge of Four Seasons resort. We sat outside on the patio and just watched boats go by on the lake while we ate.

Visited July 2013
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