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Lake of the Ozarks BEST Italian Food

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When you think of Italian food, what is the first dish that comes to mind? Most likely you're thinking about pasta. Pasta is a staple food for traditional Italian cuisine, with the first reference dating back to 1154 in Sicily. At Li'l Rizzo's, there's no shortage of pasta dishes. With generous portion sizes and the freshest quality ingredients, our Lake of the Ozarks restaurant has the BEST Italian food around!

PASTA DISHES AT LI'L RIZZO'S
Carbonara Fettucine with bacon and fresh snow peas in a parmesan cream sauce.
Spaghetti and Meatball Homemade 6 oz. meatball and spaghetti smothered in our chunky meat sauce. 
Spaghetti and Italian Sausage Spicy Italian sausage link with spaghetti and our chunky meat sauce.
Lasagna Homemade, layered with pasta, ricotta cheese meat sauce, Italian sausage and a two cheese blend. Topped with meat sauce and melted cheese. 
Cannelloni Con Bianco Rolled noodles stuffed with beef and pork in a creamy mushroom sauce
Cannelloni Con Salsa Ro…

Celebrate Mardi Gras Pub Crawl at Li'l Rizzo's this Weekend!

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Starting tomorrow, February 20, Li'l Rizzo's is bringing you Mardi Gras at the Lake! In conjunction with the 2015 Lake of the Ozarks Mardi Gras Pub Crawl, the best Italian restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks is bringing you great specials all weekend long. With entertainment you don't want to miss, be sure to check out Li'l Rizzo's this weekend!

Mardi Gras Weekend Specials
FRIDAY
Dinner Special - Cajun Sausage and Peppers with House Salad for $13.95
Entertainment - Spontaneous Serendipity from 9-12 PM

SATURDAY
Happy Hour - from 11 AM - 4 PM
Entertainment - Spontaneous Serendipity from 3-6 PM
...and Contagious from 9 PM - 1 AM

SUNDAY
Happy Hour ALL Day - Half Price Appetizers, Half Price Well & House Wine, Beer Specials


Spontaneous Serendipity
Spontaneous Serendipity began in October 2011 with founding members, Michelle Knollhoff and Andrew Busen. They started their adventure playing wineries and fine dining establishments, performing easy listening and jazz. After 18 …

Enjoy Valentine's Day Dinner at Li'l Rizzo's!

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Valentine's Day is the one day of the year that you want to make sure your loved one feels special. While some people may be expecting roses, chocolates or other gifts, many are expecting an elegant dinner with the one they love. Li'l Rizzo's is here to make your Valentine's Day extra special this year! Treat your loved one to some delicious Italian food at the Lake of the Ozarks!


Valentine's Dinner Options 
In addition to our everyday menu, your favorite Lake of the Ozarks Italian Restaurant will be serving two specials just for Valentine's Day! 
1. Lemon Caper Salmon - Salmon filet lightly brushed with EVOO, seasoned with salt, pepper and rosemary, topped with sliced lemon, lemon juice, white wine and capers. Served with risotto, sauteed vegetables and a house salad. 


2. Veal Parmigiana - Tender veal lightly breaded and baked, topped with our homemade marinara and melted Italian cheese. Served over a bed of angel hair pasta with a side house salad. 

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Join us for the Annual Spay-Ghetti Dinner!

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Dogwood's Annual SPAY-GHETTI DINNER is this Thursday, February 5 from 5-8 PM! Join us at our Lake of the Ozarks Italian restaurant for a great meal and to support a great cause. For just $16.50 you can enjoy an all you can eat pasta and salad dinner with a roll and a soft drink. Fifty percent of the proceeds will be donated to Dogwood to help spay and neuter many dogs and cats in the Lake of the Ozarks area!

About Dogwood Animal Shelter
Volunteers have been the driving force behind Dogwood animal shelter since its beginning.  Through auctions and sales, a handful of dedicated people raised enough money to build a small facility and in 1976, the badly needed shelter was established as a 501(c)3.  It was filled beyond capacity almost immediately.  From the start, Dogwood offered low cost spays and neuters, and since 1997, when the board of directors declared Dogwood a no-kill facility, it has steadily expanded that program.   When the long awaited new shelter facility, located near…