Showing posts from September, 2014

Meet Bill Borders

Li'l Rizzo's has been in the Borders family since the very beginning!  Carol Borders, along with Mike Rizzo and Ed Alexander, founded the original Rizzo's in 1985.  The restaurant was a success and soon Carol acquired full ownership.  Two other restaurants have since opened, which brings us to her son Bill.  Carol and Bill opened the Premium Outlets location together and now he runs both it and the Horseshoe Bend location.  To get to know who's running your favorite Italian restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks  today, we asked Bill some questions and here are his answers! Q:  Tell us about your family.  A:   My mother is a remarkable woman who overcame many obstacles to become a successful business person. She moved to the Lake from St. Louis in the spring of 1985 to be the dining room manager of a new Italian Restaurant.  She worked tirelessly at Rizzo's and ultimately bought the business from her partners.  She opened three more successful restaurants bef

Did you say Gummy Bears on the Menu?

Li'l Rizzo's has the best Italian food at the Lake of the Ozarks !  We're open for lunch and dinner, so come on in anytime for a delicious meal with the family.  You can even take our food on the go if you're in a hurry.  With a special kid's menu featuring gummy bears, Li'l Rizzo's is a hit for children and adults alike! Li'l Rizzo's Kids Menu  The kid's menu at our Lake of the Ozarks Italian restaurant is for kids 12 and under. Kid's meals include coca-cola products, tea or apple juice.  A side of gummy bears is $0.95. *Gummy Bear Pizza  6" cheese pizza with a side of gummy bears *Spaghetti and Meat Sauce  *Cavatelli Con Broccoli  *Chicken Tender and Fries  Homemade chicken tender and fries *Fettuccini Alfredo  Stop by either of our two locations to enjoy one of Lake of the Ozarks' best restaurants!  At Li'l Rizzo's you'll enjoy a great dining experience in a unique, family-friendly atmosphere.  D

NEW Rewards Program at Li'l Rizzo's is Here!

Li'l Rizzo's is please to announce the kickoff of our new and much improved, Rizzo's Rewards Program! Now instead of giving the server your name for them to look up, you will be given a code on your receipt.  You will need to text in that code to get your reward points. If you have points from our previous rewards program, don't worry!  Your points from the previous program are still in place and can be used on your next visit to our Lake of the Ozarks Italian restaurant , but to earn new points you must enroll in the new Rewards Program. Li'l Rizzo's Rewards Instructions 1. To join, simply text REWARDS to 573-622-4008 and you will be enrolled automatically.  2. A $5 discount offer will be sent to your phone just for joining!  3. Each time you dine at Li'l Rizzo's Italian Restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks, you will need to locate the rewards code at the bottom of your receipt.  4. You will need to text this code t

Who's ready for some Football at Li'l Rizzo's?

Football season is finally here!  Come on in to either of our Lake of the Ozarks sports bar locations to watch both college and NFL action. How about we throw in some 1/2 PRICE appetizers while you watch NFL! Happy Hour is now ALL DAY on Sundays!  So grab your friends and come on in to Li'l Rizzo's for your favorite college or NFL game. We love our Missouri teams, so here are some upcoming games to watch: Mizzou Tigers  September 13 - Mizzou vs. UCF at 11 AM September 20 - Mizzou vs. Indiana at 3 PM September 27 - Mizzou at South Carolina (Time TBA) Kansas City Chiefs  September 14 - Kansas City at Denver at 3:25 PM September 21 - Kansas City at Miami at 3:25 PM September 29 - Kansas City vs. Patriots at 7:30 PM - MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL!! St. Louis Rams  September 14 - St. Louis at Tampa Bay at 3:05 PM September 21 - St. Louis vs. Cowboys at 12:00 PM September 28 - Bye week For the best Italian food at the Lake of the Ozarks choose Li'l Rizzos

Have Your Next Party at Li'l Rizzo's

Li'l Rizzo's is the perfect place to host your next party or event!  Either location can accommodate groups small or large.  We offer a wide range of menu items to make your party great.  From wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners to corporate events and private parties, we can do it all! Hosting Your Event Horseshoe Bend location can accommodate parties up to 100 inside or up to 190 if the weather permits use of the outside seating.  Osage Beach location can accommodate parties up to 200.  Guests can pre-order items from our catering menu and we can also provide off menu items such as prime rib and more!  Cost of the event will vary depending on time of year, menu selections and number of guests.  Perfect place for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, private parties and more!  Catering Menu Here are few of our popular catering items.  For our full catering menu, please visit: Appetizer: Toas