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“Just for food”
Review of Li'l Rizzo's

Li'l Rizzo's
Ranked #11 of 100 Restaurants in Osage Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $16
Cuisines: Italian, Bar
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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.
Reviewed February 21, 2014

The food and drinks were good. Got there for happy hour so it kept the prices down. Had a sandwich but the pizza looked really good. The portions were big so you won't go away hungry.

Thank Edward S
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Bill B, Owner at Li'l Rizzo's, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2014

Driver Ed48

Thanks for dining with us, our happy hour is a great deal with half price appetizers and drink specials.

I hope you will try our pizza next time, it's a St. Louis style thin-crust, we make our own dough and use the best fresh veggies, meats and cheeses we can get.

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Reviewed February 1, 2014

We received a gift card for this restaurant for Christmas. We enjoyed the salmon special and house salad, the Chianti and 3 Blind MIce beer. Did not care for the frozen veggies, but everything else was great. Loved their dinner rolls too. Our server was a really sweet gal and she checked with us several times to make sure we had everything we wanted. We now have a new place to go out for dinner to here at the Lake.

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Thank Pat B
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Bill B, Owner at Li'l Rizzo's, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2014

Pat W

I'm so glad you received a gift card to Li'l Rizzo's for Christmas, and had a great experience! Was this your first visit to one of our stores? Please ask for me if you stop in again, I always enjoy meeting our customers.

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Reviewed December 23, 2013

We had dinner at Li'l Rizzo's last night, and what an experience! Our server -- Madison -- was simply outstanding. She memorized our order; delivered our drinks first then quickly followed with our appetizer (the spinach dip is one of the best we've ever had). She gave us about 10 minutes after finishing before bringing our salads, and then about 10 minutes after finishing our salads before bringing our entrees. My wife's sausage and peppers was about the best either of us have ever tasted. My grilled chicken with garlic and mushrooms was excellent too; sort of a pasta primavera with grilled chicken. The overall experience was truly one of our best at the Lake; we'll definitely be back to Li'l Rizzo's on our next trip.

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Thank jmacmurdo
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Reviewed November 20, 2013

We have eaten here a couple of times before, but never were we the only patrons eating!
Then again, it was 2PM in a resort area (Lake of the Ozarks, MO.) that becomes very quiet after the end of the summer. We were seated immediately and had excellent service. It took about 20 minutes for our enrees to arrive probably because my chicken spiedini was cooked fresh since a slow day. Our food was worth the wait--very delicious!

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Thank Larr E
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Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

We eat here every time we are at the lake. It's a tradition. I don't care for the food. My husband absolutely loves it. He gets the salad and wings.

Thank Asilhal
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