5 Reasons You NEED To Visit Li'l Rizzo's

Li'l Rizzo's has been a staple at the Lake of the Ozarks for over 20 years, and we're well known for having the best Italian food. However, if you haven't had a chance to try our Lake of the Ozarks Italian restaurant (or if you just need a reminder), here are 5 reasons to come visit us soon!

1. Homemade Italian Food

We know there are a lot of places that serve pizza and pasta, that's why our mission is to become your favorite restaurant. How do we do that exactly? With gourmet pizza, pasta, world famous salad, and of course, legendary service. When we say gourmet, we mean the fresh ingredients, the secret hand-crafted recipes and the love we put into every dish. You will really be able to tell the difference!

2. Tasty Specialty Cocktails 

In addition to our homemade food, we also have a fully stocked bar, which allows our bartenders to serve up almost anything you can think of. However, if you're not feeling creative, no worries! We have a full menu of tasty, specialty cocktails. Check out our blog that features just a few of the cocktails off our menu that are perfect for the summer season.

3. The Best Happy Hour

The best Happy Hour at the Lake of the Ozarks happens Monday through Friday from 3:00 - 6:00 PM. It features great drink specials and half priced appetizers, which includes these favorites:

Spinach, Green Chili & Jalapeno Dip - Creamy, cheesy dip with spinach, green chilies and jalapenos. Served with nacho chips. 

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

Toasted Ravioli - Beef ravioli deep-fried to a golden brown, topped with parsley flakes, parmesan cheese and served with a side of meat sauce.

Plus so much more!

4. Family Friendly Environment

The best part about joining us for lunch or dinner is our family friendly environment. The whole family will LOVE coming to our Lake of the Ozarks Italian restaurant. There is something for everyone on our menu so even the pickiest eater will find something they'll enjoy. In addition, our little diners will get crayons and a coloring page to keep them entertained until their food arrives at the table.

5. Live Music Every Sunday 

Every Sunday night at our Lake Ozark location, we have live music from Me & Jim. Delicious Italian food, cocktails and live music - it's the perfect way to end your week! "Me and Jim" play instrumental renditions of rock music from the 60'S and 70's. They use vintage guitars and sometimes mandolin, performing familiar tunes at conversational volume. "Jim," that is Jim Biggs, has performed in concert with such big names as Chuck Berry, Barbara Mandrel, and Barbara Fairchild. Jim played the Hotel Circuit pickin' country and rock music during the 70's and 80's all across the country. He owns a pile of vintage guitars, mostly Les Pauls, and has been known to bring several of them to the shows and switch guitars as they become too hot to handle! As for "Me," Frank Phelps grew up playing rock music and performed in many bands that no one has ever heard of, but had fun just the same. Frank has performed from California to Canada in night clubs, hotels, and basements, doing concerts, dances, parties and festivals.

These are just a few of the many reasons to visit the best Italian restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks. Whether it's your first visit or if you're a regular, we love that you decided to join us at Li'l Rizzo's. We can't wait to see you soon!

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