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121 Artisan Bistro

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121 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-5950
+1 337-310-7499
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

My husband and I had the fried mozzerella and marinara for our appetizer and it was delicious. We each had a ribeye for our entree' and they were both cooked and seasoned perfectly! This was the best steak either of us had eaten in quite a while. Our waiter was friendly and prompt. This was a very pleasant restaurant that... More 

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148 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

On biz in lake Charles we went here for dinner and drinks. Good beer and wine. I had eggplant mazzallana, (aubergine, mozzarella , ham and tomato) nice. The others had lamb lollipops (if you like lamb looked good), pizza(ok), Mona Lisa ( pasta with shrimp ) .nice place service so so. If you're in town a good place for a... More 

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Monroe, New Jersey
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Food was excellent and the service was great. We had a large party and they were accommodating with food and drinks coming out at the same time. No issues with quality of the food

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Thank jilll0ng
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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297 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I have dined at 121 Bistro many times and have never been disappointed. It is perfect location. for dinner with the family or a lunch meeting.

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Thank Julesfromlc
Charleston, South Carolina
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Our server, Michael, was very attentive & provided great service and suggestions. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience & will definitely be returning to try out more dishes. The shrimp & corn bisque is delicious & the house salad was great. The short rib pasta was fabulous & my husband loved his fish special. They have a great wine & cocktail... More 

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Thank Catherine H
Baltimore, Maryland
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Went there for a business dinner with a colleague. Had the brochette as a starter and it was great. Cocktail was the cucumber martini which was great. I had the redfish special and my colleague had the beef tips on grits. Both dishes were very tasty. The server was good, no specific remembrance.

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Roatan, Honduras
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We went and had steak a filete and Ribeye was good they serve it with different option of topping and sauces. A very nice well priced steak. The restaurant serves different item and types of food so it is not just a steak place. Wait for table was long but bar sitting was first come and there was plenty of... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

we arrived about 30 minutes prior to my gathering starting at 6:00PM and asked for a table for 8. The hostess asked if we had reservations and we said no. She told us they had several large parties coming in early with reservations but she would do her best to find us a spot. We went into the bar to... More 

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Thank getaroundgourmet
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

A great restaurant with great Italian food and great drinks. I just found out that every Wednesday is $4.00 martinis and margaritas. Colton was a fantastic waiter- we wanted for nothing. They have a separate bar in the back, and a separate party/conference room also. Well worth trying out if you're visiting Lake Charles.

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Thank Greg C
Sulphur, Louisiana
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80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

My husband and I had a kid-free weekend and decided to go to 121. We had calamari appetizers and lucky for us it was Martini Madness. They were excellent!! Our waiter, Randy, was attentive but not overly so. I would definitely ask to be in his section again. The Mona Lisa pasta is amazing and such a large portion, we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-5950
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 337-310-7499

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