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121 Artisan Bistro

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121 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-5950
+1 337-310-7499
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Good atmosphere, food is delicious, the staff are courteous, friendly and the service was great. It's good for lunch or dinner, families as well as for business.

Thank Nina R
Marksville, LA
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242 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

When my calzone came out it was huge! Absolutely delicious! We ate in the bar and service was wonderful. I will be back!

Thank merrudy
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My husband and I had the fried mozzerella and marinara for our appetizer and it was delicious. We each had a ribeye for our entree' and they were both cooked and seasoned perfectly! This was the best steak either of us had eaten in quite a while. Our waiter was friendly and prompt. This was a very pleasant restaurant that... More 

Thank Sherrie1970
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151 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

On biz in lake Charles we went here for dinner and drinks. Good beer and wine. I had eggplant mazzallana, (aubergine, mozzarella , ham and tomato) nice. The others had lamb lollipops (if you like lamb looked good), pizza(ok), Mona Lisa ( pasta with shrimp ) .nice place service so so. If you're in town a good place for a... More 

Thank Stevey1631
Monroe, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Food was excellent and the service was great. We had a large party and they were accommodating with food and drinks coming out at the same time. No issues with quality of the food

Thank jilll0ng
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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297 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I have dined at 121 Bistro many times and have never been disappointed. It is perfect location. for dinner with the family or a lunch meeting.

Thank Julesfromlc
Charleston, South Carolina
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Our server, Michael, was very attentive & provided great service and suggestions. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience & will definitely be returning to try out more dishes. The shrimp & corn bisque is delicious & the house salad was great. The short rib pasta was fabulous & my husband loved his fish special. They have a great wine & cocktail... More 

Thank Catherine H
Baltimore, Maryland
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Went there for a business dinner with a colleague. Had the brochette as a starter and it was great. Cocktail was the cucumber martini which was great. I had the redfish special and my colleague had the beef tips on grits. Both dishes were very tasty. The server was good, no specific remembrance.

Thank Rolf E
Roatan, Honduras
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We went and had steak a filete and Ribeye was good they serve it with different option of topping and sauces. A very nice well priced steak. The restaurant serves different item and types of food so it is not just a steak place. Wait for table was long but bar sitting was first come and there was plenty of... More 

Lake Charles, Louisiana
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 August 2016

we arrived about 30 minutes prior to my gathering starting at 6:00PM and asked for a table for 8. The hostess asked if we had reservations and we said no. She told us they had several large parties coming in early with reservations but she would do her best to find us a spot. We went into the bar to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-5950
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 337-310-7499

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?