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Lil Rizzo's

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2146 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
+1 573-365-3003
11:00 - 22:00
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We have been here soooooo many times throughout the years and have NEVER been disappointed...totally love the service, atmosphere and food!!! Always a go to!!

Thank Marcia M
Leawood, Kansas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Food is always consistent - very good! Service was great and views of the lake unparalleled. Loved the minestrone soup - it was different and very tasty. Bread and bruschetta great too.

Thank marric2015
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Party of 4. We were seated immediately with a nice view of the lake. We had lasagna, fettuccine alfredo and chicken Modiga. All were very good. The pasta melts in your mouth. The chicken dish had a really rich sauce with bacon. Portions are large and prices are reasonable. Waitress was attentive and pleasant. Highly recommend.

Thank PBMama70
Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

After a day of shopping, my sisters and I were in the mood for some good comfort food. We choose Lil Rizzo's. Our waitress had the sniffles which did not make us feel comfortable with her handling our food. I ordered a whiskey sour and it was just drink mix and ice. The shrimp scampi was greasy and lukewarm at... More 

Thank DeeJay1258
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This is our go to restaurant for a good meal. We eat here at least twice a month. Troy is always friendly and makes you feel special. Food is consistently good. Family atmosphere

Thank Pat T
Dayton, Ohio
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We were in town looking to purchase a boat - we asked the hotel front desk for a recommendation for an Italian restaurant - she referred us to Li'l Rizzo's. GREAT recommendation. This was a Sunday evening - they had live entertainment - 2 guys playing guitars - I had the chicken alfredo - my husband had a cajun shrimp... More 

Thank 2016LB
Saint Louis, Missouri
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I like that Lil Rizzo's is located on HH as there needs to be more restaurants on this long stretch of road. Traditional Italian fare but always too much sauce on the pasta, no matter how "dry" you tell them. Always enough food to take home so it is a good value.

Thank Mooreadog
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Had a great Italian meal and a quaint little place a little out of the way from the rest of the Lake traffic. Had indoor and outdoor seating and great views from the outdoor deck. Had a great menu and the Chicken Parm was great.. Good size meals and fast service.

Thank Michael S
Aledo, Texas
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Really good pizza. After traveling all day and checking into our room pizza hit the spot. The sauce is so good and their crust is perfect.

Thank Karen G
Lake Ozark, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Have eaten here multiple times. Everything on the menu is good. Outdoor seating provides beautiful views of the lake.

Thank Smokey360

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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
Gourmet pizza, pasta and world famous house salad served in a casual setting. We have been the Lake's pizza and pasta place since 1985 and voted Best Italian Restaurant at the Lake for 5 years in a row. Great food, great fun, "lake" casual. Come in to one of our two Lake of the Ozarks locations and enjoy one of the area's best restaurants. We strive to give our guests a great dining experience in a unique Italian atmosphere. Generous portions and a wide variety of menu items, all made from the freshest quality ingredients and served in a casually elegant atmosphere, make for a refreshing dining experience at Lake of the Ozarks.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?