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Local cuisine, Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Italian, American
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well I've always LOVED this place & have promoted people to go here for the past 6 years but after my last 3 visits I think I am all done. Last 3 visits have had an issue in one way or another & I am...SO not picky. The quality and quantity of food has always been excellent in the past. I don't know if there is new management or cooks but my last visit yesterday was VERY disappointing. I ordered the Prime Rib dinner for $24.95 & received the smallest piece of meat I have ever received when ordering Prime Rib. Not one single drop of juice. The meat was quite dried out. The opposite of Texas Roadhouse. Also ordered Fettuccine Carbonara but received Fett Alf Entree. HUGE difference. No Mushrooms, no Ham, no Italian Sausage. Just Fettuccine Alf. Very boring & NOT what I ordered. Spent $57.84 on our dinner & was let down enough to not make this mistake again. Sorry to leave this place especially since I have always LOVED it in the past.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon visiting the restaurant today 5-27-21 our waitress named " Valerie " abrubtly said " WHAT DO YOU WANT " We then asked for a breakfast menu. She had a disgusted look on her face and stormed off. We waited 10 minutes. Then she came...back and slammed the menu down on our table. She gave us ZERO time to look at menu and said ' WHAT DO YOU WANT " again. I said that i did not know yet . She said in a angered voice : YOU DONT KNOW WHAT YOU WANT " ? I said no and she took the menu and stormed off. ( I was upset ) to say the least . We told the management and went to another restaurant . FYI : we eat at that restaurant at least twice a week. We always ask for " Lori " She is great. It is too bad that sometimes the management does not screen their hired help more carefully. Valerie Is definitely a piece of work and should not be in the type of people environment . Fred 480-510-6588More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 18 May 2021

This was our first time here but we were with a group of 9 and several had been here before. Our lentil soup was delicious and the salads looked fresh & good. The bread was outstanding. However, 2 of us had to send our entrees...back. Mine because the Prime Rib I ordered medium was VERY rare, and my friend because they put swiss cheese on her Melt instead of cheddar. They made everything right as soon as they could. However, my baked potato was just plain bad - overcooked, dry and tepid. My husband was also surprised that we were charged more for the prime rib than we were told by our server. He was satisfied with his pasta dish.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 18 April 2021

we have had diiner there twice and breakfast once, and I dare say this is one of the absolute best places to eat near sun city west

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 29 March 2021

Our god daughter and her family joined us for dinner. They have a small child and we were brought a highchair immediately. The food was tasty and the portions were generous. We would certainly return.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 11 February 2021

New to the area and came across This restaurant when drive around. Fantastic food and our server Terri was fantastic. Thanks for a job well done, Terri. Will be back there soon. Thanks again for the good find.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 14 March 2020 via mobile

Can't miss on a breakfast item ! Pasta dishes, salads & sandwiches, plus breakfast favorites served in a casual setting with a patio.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 5 March 2020

lou,s turned out to bee a good choice for our group of retirees there is a good choice of breakfast specials that will compliment a seniors budget. those that are thrifty should be well satisfied with the prices.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 21 February 2020

Went with friends while visiting the area. This is one restaurant that I would eat at again if in the area. Food was excellent and the service was great also.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 15 February 2020

Good, all-American dining can be expected here. The tables were fairly clean, the service was excellent and the food pretty good. I ordered a Ceasar salad with chicken. The good news is the last time I ordered this, the chicken was oh, so dry; this...time the chicken was perfect. However, last time I did get a Caesar salad, this time I got more of a garden salad. The tomatoes were a little mealy but the lettuce was fresh and the dressing was nice. My grandmother ordered ribs and despite thinking the half-rack would be too much, she at every bite! Parking is plentiful, there are not tricky steps to traverse for the older crowd, plenty of room for wheelchairs and quite nice for larger groups and children.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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6 December 2018|
Response from Roy L | Reviewed this property |
I would guess yes. but to be sure, I would call them and ask.
15 April 2017|
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Response from jill s | Reviewed this property |
I dont know went there once ordered baked fish , it was "tough" so i dont think cooked , and I had problems all nite. no idea about Easter
4 March 2017|
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Response from Rich W | Reviewed this property |
There are good breakfast specials, and they all include a beverage choice of coffee, tea, or iced tea. A friend ordered the biscuits and gravy which came with eggs and bacon, and it looked wonderful. You can't go wrong... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lou's Tivoli Gardens

Yes, Lou's Tivoli Gardens offers takeaway services.

Yes, Lou's Tivoli Gardens offers delivery services.

Lou's Tivoli Gardens is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5