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Lil Rizzo's

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$$ - $$$
Italian, Bar, Pizza
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2146 Horseshoe Bend Pkwy, Lake Ozark, MO 65049
+1 573-365-3003
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Have eaten at this establishment on a number of occasions and enjoyed every visit. Great food and service at a reasonable price. Our favorite at the Lake.

Thank Pete S
Lake Ozark, Missouri
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56 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I'm not Italian, but what Billy has here seems to be a little slice from the old country. Sort of like Mexican food, I'm not Hispanic, but I know good Mexican food. What I'm getting at, it's the best Italian food within a 100 miles. And the atmosphere is great. Service, they treat you like family, well not my family,... More 

Thank mgoens
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Nice patio, great food, great service. They also have gluten free options. Large TV's in bar area. Good for lunch and dinner.

Thank Cindy L
Kansas City, Missouri
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168 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stopped in on a Saturday night to grab dinner. It was full, but Steph was friendly and prompt. The food was great. We had spaghetti and cannelloni. The spinach, jalapeno dip was excellent.

Thank mjbinkc

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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats, 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
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?