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Place to Be

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171 Swanson Avenue, Lake Havasu City, AZ
11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pulled pork sandwiches are GREAT!!! But they offer a large menu with a wide variety of great food.

Thank Glen J
Orem, Utah
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402 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The clientele of LHC seem to love this bistro. The meat dishes looked good, but the veggie dishes were over cooked.

Thank Ron B
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is the only place we know of here in LHC that is a good locally owned restaurant. We've eaten here several times at it's always good.

Thank luminati
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I had wanted to visit this place for a long time and something always side tracked me. It's located in a strip mall and you'd be hard pressed to pick it out just driving by. However, the locals know two things about this area. There's several other good restaurants on the same block and this is a foodie treat. The... More 

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Lake Havasu City
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Food is great. Always changing menu items so the chef can be creative. You have to get to know the owner, he isn't always Mr Personality, but don't take him too seriously. It's a great place that locals support. Prices are reasonable and portions aren't too big.

Thank Deb O
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We went there on the recommendation of friends. The place was empty and the host/chef/server was somewhat strange. The food was ok but not anything special. Have never seen anyone there when we go by. Will not return.

Thank jibtrimmer
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on July 13th. Small restaurant in a strip mall. Nice selection of beer and the grilled meatloaf was excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank Doodad1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

This is a nice little place with awesome food! Came here with my parents and had the risotto and shrimp pasta. We would love to come back :)

Thank Carolina J
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

We were snowbirds in Lake Havasu City for three months and ate out quite a few places. But this was our favorite restaurant and where we took guests visiting us. While small, we never had trouble getting seated, even with a party of seven once. While the regular menu offered good dishes such as the spaghetti squash and the shrimp,... More 

Thank Retiree66496
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This place is awesome! All the locals eat here but they don't want us visitors to know about it. Owner is from NJ (Gino) and son the Chef (Vinnie) from Philly. We had the Pulled Pork and Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf. Delicious. You will love it.

Thank Marie R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Swanson Avenue, Lake Havasu City, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Lake Havasu City
  • Phone Number: 928-453-8339

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?