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Lil Rizzo's

) #5 of 46 Restaurants in Lake Ozark €€ - €€€ Italian, , Pizza
2146 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
+1 573-365-3003
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“lasagna” (17 reviews)
“house salad” (27 reviews)
“wings” (31 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2146 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Due to a suggestion of a friend, we went to Lil Rizzo's. Luckily it was about 5:15 when we arrived and got a table straight away. One member of our party needed to have gluten-free foods. She was very pleased with her choice. I had...More

Thank Sue N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got take out from Lil Rizzo's on recent visit to the Lake. It was a last minute decision for a midweek lunch and had not eaten there in years. Last time we visited it was just average but this meal was much better! I had...More

Thank condohotelfan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Packed house at 6 pm. Traditional salad still the best. Wonderful Italian food and solid wine list. We've lived it for 25+ years.

Thank euyma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a huge menu with great Italian choices. They don't skimp on the size of your order, you will need a to-go box. Try the Fettuccine Alfredo or the Cajun Linguine. They have a good kid's menu and often have live entertainment. The wait...More

Thank AAAAwells
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the chicken parm sandwich with fries my husband had the Italian sub with fries. One friend had the baked spaghetti with side salad. My chicken parm was very good. I will order it again. My husband said his sub was a perfect size.and...More

Thank Rosemary83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an early dinner here on a Saturday and the food was decent. I had Chicken Spedini, which was a large piece of chicken rather than a skewer of smaller chunks as I'm used to. The taste was good, but lacked the crumbs to meat...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good last-minute decision, not expensive, great location, decent food, very large portions, people are super friendly

Thank KPboulder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came for dinner. We ordered a thin crust pizza. It was VERY crispy. We didn't have any leftovers to take home. Service was excellent. We will be back.

Thank Janice A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The linguine a la pesce with the wine sauce is one of my wife's favorite dishes at the lake. Casual dining, great food and reasonable prices. One of the best values for the money at the Lake. The service was friendly and pleasant as usual....More

1  Thank Kurt O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The credit card machine was broken, so because we only had enough cash for a small pizza that is what we had to order. There were no other customers there at 8 Pm and we took a chance that this might be at least a...More

Thank Michael F
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18 January 2015|
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Response from Bill B | Property representative |
It was a regular menu item many years ago. We have not run it as a special in some time. Perhaps we should, I'll discuss with the staff. Thanks for the question.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2146 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Lake Ozark
  • Phone Number: +1 573-365-3003
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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.
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