• Check Out What We’re Craving in January!
    If you’re feeling the winter blues, you should come visit the best Italian restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks. When you need some delicious, warm, and hearty Italian food, Li’l Rizzo’s is the place for you. From appetizers to desserts, here is what we are craving this month.Cheese SticksCheese worth melting over. Mozzarella sticks, deep fried, sprinkled with parsley flake, parmesan cheese and served with a side of marinara. There's no better way to start a meal than with some delicious melted cheese.Toasted Ravioli Good things come in small packages, and our ravioli is a perfect example of that. Beef ravioli deep fried to a golden brown, topped with parsley flakes, parmesan cheese and served with a side of meat sauce. LasagnaWarm up with a delicious serving of Lasagna. Our lasagna is homemade, 6 layers of pasta, meat sauce, ricotta cheese and Italian sausage. Topped with a blend of mozzarella and Provel cheese and then baked. The Sicilian PizzaWhy not spend some quality family time gathered around the dinner table eating the best pizza at the Lake of the Ozarks? Red sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni, Italian sausage, crumbled ... read more
    Source: Li’l Rizzo’s BlogPublished on 2020-01-17
  • Craving Pizza? Check Out Our Delicious Specialties!
    Craving pizza? Our specialty pizzas are delicious and made from the freshest ingredients. We are known for the best Italian food at the Lake of the Ozarks, and that includes our pizzas! We have a fun environment with TVs to catch a game, and an amazing selection of beer and wine. When you dine with us, you don't just get good food, you get a great time! Check out our specialty pizza menu to see why you want to get pizza tonight!The Heart of any Pizza is the Dough!We make ours from scratch using unbromated, unbleached flour, due to health concerns surrounding Potassium bromate. Fine sea salt for its intense, clean flavor and EVOO because it creates a smoother texture and more tender dough. Topped with hand-cut, fresh vegetables, premium meats and the finest cheeses we think you will taste the difference.Li'l Rizzo's Specialty PizzasSupremeSausage, onion, bacon, pepperoni, mushroom, black olivesMacho MeatPepperoni, bacon, hamburger, Canadian bacon, sausageVeggieMushrooms, tomatoes, green peppers, onionsHawaiianPineapple, Canadian bacon, green peppersBBQ ChickenRoasted garlic chicken, bacon, onions in our tangy barbecue sauceSeafood PizzaOur Homemade cream sauce topped with ... read more
    Source: Li’l Rizzo’s BlogPublished on 2020-01-06
  • Start Off with Some Delicious Appetizers!
    Appetizers make a great start to any meal, and we mean ANY meal. Appetizer, in fact, refers specifically to “building the appetite”.  At Li’l Rizzo’s, we take our appetizers very seriously. We serve a variety of the best appetizers at the Lake of the Ozarks. Whether you come just for the appetizers, or you enjoy them while you wait for the best Italian food at the Lake of the Ozarks to be served, we are sure you’ll love them. All of them! Check out the delicious appetizers we have at Li’l Rizzo’s.Appetizers At Li’l Rizzo’sSpinach, Green Chili, and Jalapeno DipThis delicious, creamy spinach dip is served with chopped green chilies and jalapenos. It makes a delicious start to your meal, especially if you want to spice things up a bit.Toasted RavioliOur meat-filled ravioli is sprinkled with parmesan and then served with a side of meat sauce. This dish is a perfect combo to pair with any meal on our menu and creates the perfect starter dish.Garlic Cheese BreadThis is one appetizer that does not need an introduction. It really doesn’t get much better than ... read more
    Source: Li’l Rizzo’s BlogPublished on 2020-01-02
  • 5 New Years’ Resolutions You’ll LOVE Keeping!
    The New Year is finally here, and now it's time to take advantage of the moment to make some resolutions. From losing weight, to getting more organized, people around the country will be coming up with resolutions that they'll try to keep all year long. At Li'l Rizzo's, we know the value of a good resolution, so we're sharing a few of our favorites to achieve an unforgettably delicious 2020, and they'll be easy to keep, too!Eat More PizzaLi'l Rizzo's has the best pizza at the Lake of the Ozarks, so why not spend all of 2020 enjoying it! From the Macho Meat to the veggie all of our specialty pizzas are delicious and can be enjoyed by anyone. Here are just a few of our delicious combinations that you should make it a point to enjoy this year:Seafood PizzaOur homemade cream sauce topped with shrimp, clams, real crab meat, mushrooms, and bacon.The SicilianPepperoni, Italian Sausage, Crumbled Meatballs and chopped Garlic.Buffalo ChickenChicken tossed in our original wing sauce with bacon and green peppers.SupremeSausage, onion, bacon, pepperoni, mushroom, black olives.Drink More WineRinging ... read more
    Source: Li’l Rizzo’s BlogPublished on 2019-12-24
  • Let Li’l Rizzo’s Cater Your Holiday Celebrations!
    Christmas festivities will be filling up the next several weeks, and immediately following will be New Years celebrations. Company parties, family gatherings, and plenty of yuletide cheer will be going around. If you’re planning a party over the next few weeks, you have a few options regarding the food. You can slave in the kitchen for hours and hours - or you can work with the best catering at the Lake of the Ozarks!7 Reasons to Hire a CatererIt practically goes without saying, but if you’ve never hired a caterer for your event, here are a few reasons that you may want to consider it this year! Once you try us, you’ll never go back ;).Save yourself some timeMake a statementSave moneyProvide a versatile menuReduce your stress levelCreate a great atmosphereCooking for a crowd can be a challengeWe could go on and on, but there are some really great reasons to hire catering at the Lake of the Ozarks for your holiday party. Be the hostess with the mostess by not being a stressed out party planner. Stop by, pick up your incredible Lake ... read more
    Source: Li’l Rizzo’s BlogPublished on 2019-12-18
  • Get the Details on Our Spectacular Happy Hours!
    After a hard day of work, there's nothing better than enjoying a nice cold one with some friends... Unless you can pair that with spectacular Happy Hour prices! At Li'l Rizzo's, we're serving up great drink specials and half-priced appetizers from 3:00 - 6:00 PM, Monday - Friday, and ALL DAY on Sundays! Check out everything you can enjoy when you join the best Italian restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks for Happy Hour!Half-Priced AppetizersSpinach, 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.  Chicken Tenders - Hand-breaded and deep-fried to a golden brown, served with a side of sweet and tangy, mustard-based BBQ sauce or tossed in your favorite wing sauce. Cheese Sticks - Mozzarella sticks, deep fried, sprinkled with parsley flakes, parmesan cheese and served with a side of marinara. Loaded Potato Skins - Potato "cups" filled ... read more
    Source: Li’l Rizzo’s BlogPublished on 2019-12-11
  • Great Deals You Don’t Want to Miss at Li’l Rizzo’s!
    With gourmet pizza, pasta, world-famous house salad and legendary service, there are many reasons to enjoy a meal at the best Italian restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks. Besides our amazing food and service, we also have great specials throughout the week from wing specials to the best Happy Hour at the Lake of the Ozarks. Check out the great deals you don't want to miss at Li'l Rizzo's!Happy Hour Is The Best HourJoin us for the best Happy Hour at the Lake of the Ozarks Monday through Friday from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. During Happy Hour at Li'l Rizzo's, you can enjoy specials on drinks and all your favorite appetizers at half price! From our delicious spinach, green chili & jalapeno dip to the traditional bruschetta, all of our mouthwatering appetizers are half priced during the Lake of the Ozarks best Happy Hour!Sunday Happy HourOn Sundays, Happy Hour at Li'l Rizzo's lasts all day long! That's right! Enjoy drink specials and half-priced appetizers all day long on Sundays. We couldn’t think of a better way to end a great weekend than delicious appetizers and drinks at the best Italian ... read more
    Source: Li’l Rizzo’s BlogPublished on 2019-12-04
  • Ready for Some Black Friday Shopping?!
    After spending Thanksgiving Day with your friends and family and eating lots of delicious food, you may find yourself gearing up to hit the stores on Black Friday. To make sure you get the best Black Friday shopping experience, Li’l Rizzo’s has a few tips for you. If you need some fuel to get you through all of your shopping, stop at the best place to eat lunch at the Lake of the Ozarks. You know what they say, food is fuel.Tips for Black Friday ShoppingHave A Game PlanMake your list and check it twice, you don’t want to forget anyone. Black Friday ads have expanded beyond the traditional circulars. This is a great way to get an idea of what kind of deals will be available. Many stores also have their Black Friday deals online. There’s nothing better than doing your shopping in your pajamas from the comfort of your own home. Create a game plan of what stores you will go to and in what order. This will help keep you on track and out of all the craziness. Black Friday ... read more
    Source: Li’l Rizzo’s BlogPublished on 2019-11-27
  • Check Our Our Deliciously Hearty Sandwiches!
    It's lunchtime and you're hungry, but not for pasta or pizza... Where can you find something filling and delicious that has something for everyone, even when your co-workers are craving pizza? Don't worry, we've got just what you need! At Li'l Rizzo's we offer more items on our menu that gives you options galore, no matter what you're craving. This week, we're featuring our delicious and hearty sandwiches! Take a look at what we've got to offer:SANDWICHESSubstitute a small house salad for fries for only $1.00.Our buns and hoagies are baked locally by a specialty bakery.Hot Italian Sub Italian roast beef, smoked turkey breast and pastrami, served hot on a bun with our house dressing, melted provel cheese and green onions. Served with chips. 9.95Chicken Parmesan Sandwich Hand breaded, deep chicken tender, topped with marinara sauce and baked mozzarella and provel cheese. Served on a hoagie with chips. 9.95Sausage & Peppers Sandwich Sauteed, Italian sausage, onion, red and green bell peppers smothered in marinara sauce, melted mozzarella and provel cheese. Served on a hoagie. 8.95Tuscan Chicken Tender Sliced roasted garlic chicken, smothered in a blend of ... read more
    Source: Li’l Rizzo’s BlogPublished on 2019-11-19
  • Here’s What We’re Craving in November!
    Whether its NASCAR or NFL, you're for sure going to need something to keep your family full during game day. After all, there's nothing that ruins a good game day faster than a 'hangry' group of sports fans rooting against each other! So, here's what we're craving in November to keep us from getting 'hangry'!Macho Meat PizzaThis delectable specialty pizza is packed with all the meats the hungriest fan might crave! Covered in red sauce, topped with pepperoni, sausage, hamburger, bacon & Canadian bacon, and generously sprinkled with provel and mozzarella cheeses, this pizza will be a for sure win at your game day gathering!Loaded Potato SkinsHave your own mini football 'skins' via scrumptiously loaded potatoes! These potato“cups” filled with bacon, green onions, provel and mozzarella cheese, served with sour cream, are the perfect filling finger foods!Spinach, Green Chili, & Jalepeno DipIt's not game day without chips and dip! Sure, you could grab the store bought stuff, but that's just boring and redundant. Instead, order our creamy, cheesy dip with spinach, green chilies and jalapenos and give them something they ... read more
    Source: Li’l Rizzo’s BlogPublished on 2019-11-13
  • Make Li’l Rizzo’s Your Football Headquarters!
    Fall is one of our favorite times here at the Lake of the Ozarks. While the fall foliage and scenery is beautiful, the fall season means the weekends are reserved for football! It’s time to find that perfect place to watch your favorite team. Somewhere with a fun atmosphere, great drinks, and delicious food. At Lil Rizzo’s, we have just that! Whether you prefer college football or the NFL, the best Italian restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks is the place to be! Let's face it, football brings out the food junkie in all of us.  It's not enough to simply watch the game, Li'l Rizzo's wants to have you over for dinner too! With the fan favorite appetizers like potato skins and mozzarella sticks ready to go, all you need to watch the kickoff is an ice cold draft beer.Cold Beer and Signature CocktailsFootball and beer go together like two peas in a pod. For some, watching football isn’t the same unless they have a cold one in their hand. At Li’l Rizzo’s, we have a variety of draft beers to choose ... read more
    Source: Li’l Rizzo’s BlogPublished on 2019-11-06
  • Li’l Rizzo’s Gift Card Deals are Back!
    IT'S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR! Li'l Rizzo's Gift Card deals are back! Christmas may be the last thing on your mind right now with Halloween being right around the corner, but the Li'l Rizzo's gift card promo is the perfect choice for gift giving! Beginning November 1, when you buy a Li'l Rizzo's gift card you'll receive a bonus card for free. The bonus card will have a value of 20% of the purchased card and will be valid through January 1 - October 31, 2020. So, who would be the best recipient for such a wondrously delicious gift? We've got a few ideas for you! FoodiesIf you have a friend or relative that LOVES a good meal partnered with an amazing experience, treat them to some of the best Italian food at the Lake of the Ozarks. At Li'l Rizzo's, they will not only get some of the best Italian food, they will also get a great dining experience.ParentsSometimes, parents can be some of the hardest people to buy for, as they have given you so much. Treat them ... read more
    Source: Li’l Rizzo’s BlogPublished on 2019-10-28
  • There Are Several Ways to Order at Li’l Rizzo’s!
    Life can be busy and unpredictable at times. Sometimes it's just not convenient to go sit down at a restaurant to eat. No problem! At Li’l Rizzo’s, we offer several different ways to get the best Italian food at the Lake of the Ozarks. No cooking and no dishes. It doesn’t get much better than that. Check out the different ways you can get the delicious food you crave! Order InMany of us spend a majority of our day on our cell phones. What better way to use your cell phone than to order some delicious Italian food for lunch or dinner? All you have to do is call in to one of our two Li’l Rizzo’s locations and place your order. Once your order is ready, just stop in and pick up your food! In case you needed our numbers for future orders:Osage Beach: (573) 302-1500Horseshoe Bend: (573) 365-3003 Order OnlineIf you don’t want to order over the phone, then you can order online! Here’s how:Visit our website www.LilRizzos.comClick on the order online button on the top right of the ... read more
    Source: Li’l Rizzo’s BlogPublished on 2019-10-23
  • Everything’s Better with Beer!
    Beer is one of those beverages that can go with just about anything. It can hold it's own when you want to drink it solo, or it can be the perfect accompaniment to any meal. There's nothing better than sitting down to a delicious pizza and a cold glass of beer at the Lake of the Ozarks. From game food to gourmet, beer is the perfect touch. From bottled to draught, we have some great selections that will compliment the best Italian food at the Lake of the Ozarks.Bottle BeerBudBud LightBud SelectBuschCoors LightCoronaMichelob UltraMiller LightO'doulsBusch LightBud Light LimeBoulevard Pale AleDraught BeerBud LightMiller LiteSam AdamsLeinenkugel Seasonal4 Hands Brewery SeasonalMother's L'il Helper IPABoulevard Unfiltered WheatAngry Orchard Hard CiderDeschutes Mirror Pond Pale AleBlue Moon Belgian WheatWhen you're looking for food that always tastes good, and beer that is always cold, Li'l Rizzos has just what you need. Our vast menu is full of amazing food, from pizza and sandwiches to pastas and salads, we have something that will make your meal time amazing. To make it even better, we have Happy Hour Monday through Friday ... read more
    Source: Li’l Rizzo’s BlogPublished on 2019-10-08
  • October is Pizza Month!
    Happy National Pizza Month from your favorite pizza place at the Lake of the Ozarks! If there's one thing we're passionate it's food, and one of our favorites (and we'd wager yours too!) is pizza. It comes in so many flavors, shapes, and sizes. Everything is customizable from the crust to the toppings. We have an awesome pizza menu here at Li'l Rizzo's, check it out!Have You Tried Li'l Rizzo's Pizza?There's nothing quite like our St. Louis style thin crust pizza at the Lake of the Ozarks. Topped with hand cut fresh vegetables, premium meats and the finest cheeses, you'll love all the mouth-watering possibilities your stomach's mind can create! What will you choose for your delicious pie?Available Toppings:Canadian BaconPepperoniPineappleGreen PepperItalian SausageOnionMushroomBaconTomatoFresh JalapenoBlack OlivesHamburgerGreen OlivesRoasted Garlic ChickenArtichoke HeartsRed OnionChopped GarlicSpecialty PizzaSupreme - Sausage, onion, bacon, pepperoni, mushroom, black olive.Macho Meat - Pepperoni, bacon, hamburger, Canadian bacon, sausage.Veggie - Mushroom, tomato, green pepper, onion.Hawaiian - Pineapple, Canadian bacon, green peppersBBQ Chicken - Roasted garlic chicken, bacon, onions in our tangy barbecue sauce.Seafood Pizza - Homemade cream sauce topped with shrimp, clams, real crab meat, mushrooms and bacon.Buffalo Chicken - ... read more
    Source: Li’l Rizzo’s BlogPublished on 2019-10-08

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