Happy National Garlic Day!

April 19 is National Garlic Day, and while it may not be anything more than a calendar day created for fun, Li'l Rizzo's is happy to celebrate! From pizzas to pastas and everything in between, garlic can bring the recipe together. At Lake of the Ozarks' best Italian restaurant, we have several menu items that feature this celebrated vegetable.


Garlic Cheese Bread - Sliced French bread topped with butter and a blend of mozzarella and Provel cheese.

Traditional Bruschetta - Sliced French bread topped with butter and a parmesan, basil, garlic and olive oil spread, finished with diced tomato and green onions.

Portobello Mushrooms - Sliced Portobello mushrooms sauteed in a Worcestershire-based sauce with garlic, butter and green onions.

Specialty Pizza

Buffalo Chicken - Brushed olive oil, Provel cheeses, roasted garlic chicken, bacon and red onion. Drizzled with our original wing sauce.

BBQ Chicken - Tangy BBQ sauce, Mozzarella cheese, roasted garlic chicken, red onion and bacon.

The Sicilian - Red sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni, Italian sausage, crumbled meatballs and chopped garlic.

Southwest BBQ - Brushed olive oil, roasted garlic chicken, red onion, cilantro, jalapeno and mozzarella cheese. Drizzled with our homemade tangy bbq sauce and bleu cheese dressing. (Only available at Osage Beach)

Alfredo Pizza - Alfredo sauce, fresh chopped garlic, Provel cheese, roasted garlic chicken and artichoke hearts sprinkled with grated Parmesan. (Only available at Osage Beach)

Spinach Margherita - Brushed olive oil with a touch of red sauce, sprinkled with parmesan cheese and chopped garlic. Layered with fresh spinach, Roma tomatoes, wet mozzarella and dollops of Ricotta. (Only available at Osage Beach)


Shrimp Scampi - Shrimp, green onions, tomatoes and fresh chopped garlic sauteed in a delicate wine stock. Tossed with angel hair pasta.

Cajun Shrimp - Succulent shrimp, yellow onion, red and green bell peppers all sauteed in EVOO and fresh chopped garlic. Served in linguine noodles in a Cajun Alfredo Sauce.

Roasted Garlic Chicken - Roasted garlic chicken, green onions, tomatoes, mushrooms and fresh chopped garlic sauteed in a delicate wine stock and served with angel hair pasta.

Fettuccine Con Pollo - Fettuccine Alfredo with roasted garlic chicken and broccoli.

Creamy Chicken Mostaccioli - A buttery Alfredo sauce with bacon, mushrooms and roasted garlic chicken.


Tuscan Chicken - Tender sliced roasted garlic chicken, smothered in a blend of mozzarella and Provel cheese, served on a ciabatta bun with a side of lettuce, tomato and red onion. Served with chips.


Chicken Modiga - Lightly breaded, charbroiled chicken breast, over a bed of angel hair pasta topped with mushrooms, chopped garlic, bacon and melted Provel cheese in a white wine lemon butter sauce.

Chicken Speidini - Lightly breaded, marinated chicken breast, charbroiled and topped with a garlic butter sauce. Served over angel hair pasta with a side of lemon wedges.

If you are wanting to celebrate National Garlic Day, head on over to Li'l Rizzo's and enjoy one of our many menu items that feature it! However, if you aren't a garlic lover, we also have many entrees without it, so there is something for everyone. We can't wait to see you at Lake of the Ozarks' best Italian restaurant.

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