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“So Disappointed”
Review of Li'l Rizzo's

Li'l Rizzo's
Ranked #15 of 100 Restaurants in Osage Beach
Price range: $8 - $16
Cuisines: Italian, Bar, Pizza
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Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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 “The Hill” area of St. Louis you can expect to find many regional favorites like, Toasted Ravioli, Baked Mostaccioli, Cannelloni con Bianco and Lasagna as well as several house specialty pastas.  But, if there is one stand-out item on the menu it has to be the House Salad.  Cold, crisp and fresh, a blend of Iceberg and Romaine lettuce, diced red peppers, green onions and provel cheese tossed in a red wine vinegar based creamy Italian dressing and sprinkled with parmesan cheese. Enjoy outside dining with a beautiful view of the lake at the Lake Ozark location, only 2 miles west of Bagnell Dam Blvd., on Horseshoe Bend Pkwy., or enjoy the Big Game at the Osage Beach location across the street from Dierberg’s at the west entrance to the Outlet Mall. Happy Hour is Monday through Friday, 3-6 p.m., with great drink specials and half price appetizers.
Columbia, Missouri
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“So Disappointed”
Reviewed July 31, 2013

My food was cold and not very good and the bread they put on the table is TERRIBLE. I was really disappointed and will not return.

  • Visited July 2013
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Jefferson City, Missouri
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Our stop everytime”
Reviewed July 26, 2013

Everytime im down that way, I've gotta get me some Rizzo's! Great food! Great atmosphere! The whole family loves it!

Visited December 2012
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Bates City Missouri
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189 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Best pizza at the Lake”
Reviewed July 21, 2013

We visit Lake O 2-3 times a year. Our first place to go is Lil Rizzos at the Lake for their house salad excellent and a pizza. The best we have found at the lake, and some of the best we have anywhere around the KC area. The house salad is an Italian salad and Italian dressing, just enough dressing. Just yummy. Pizza is thin crust, perfectly baked, not dry at all. Just the right amount of perfect tomato sauce and real cheese. Add your favorite toppings and there you have it. On our last visit to the lake for a conference, we went twice! There pasta dishes are excellent as well.
They have 2 locations, equally good, but we slightly prefer the location on the lake only because of the view you have of the lake. Be prepared to wait, if you go at dinner time. Hit it earlier or a little after dinner time and there is no wait.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Kathy B
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Council Bluffs, IA
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good pizza”
Reviewed July 14, 2013

Good thin crust pizza...made quickly too! This is located in a good area, as well in case you don't want to wait for delivery...easy drive.

Visited June 2013
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Topeka, Kansas
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267 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Big fire grilled hamburgers”
Reviewed June 23, 2013

This is our second visit to Li'l Rizzo's. Last year, we liked the thin crust pizza. This year, we tried the Rizzo Burger, a fire grilled hamburger with bacon, sauteed mushrooms and onions topped with melted provel cheese. This was a large sandwich that we could easily split for 2. It was very good. The sandwich is served with French fries that were also very good. Our only complaint was that the fries were so salty, we had to wipe the salt off of each one.

Visited June 2013
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