About the place to be

At the Place To Be, we serve only home-made food. From our signature soups to our decadent desserts, our City Style Bistro offers a unique blend of new-age and traditional cuisines. Whether you simply stop in for a few drinks, an appetizer, or join us for a full meal, we are sure you will enjoy your time with us - and love the food.

Family owned and operated by father, Gino, and chef son, Vinny, the Place To Be opened it's doors for business on July 1, 2009. After completing culinary school in Pennsylvania, Vinny was a chef in Philadelphia for 10 years before making the leap into business with his father.

"SO glad to have found this gem of a place! We always stop here when we're in Havasu and if you are at all a foodie I know you will enjoy it too!"

Carla E. - Casper, WY

"Havasu's hidden winner.  If u haven't come here, then change your plans and make this place dinner or lunch today...."

Gregg M. - Orange, CA
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  • APPetizers
    Fried Chicken Wings

    your choice of spicy buffalo sauce or root beer
    vodka spiked bbq sauce served with a blue cheese dipping sauce

    Fresh Cut Fries

    with roasted garlic sour cream, parmesan cheese
    and green onions
    or just plain

    Creamy Mac and Cheese

    house made cheese sauce tossed with a orecchiette pasta topped with garlic bread crumbs  

    Crimini Mushroom Risotto

    marsala sautéed crimini mushroom and green pea risotto topped with a tomato marmalade  

    Crispy Fried Pretzel Bites

    tossed in an onion garlic salt with a side of roasted garlic sour cream and spicy honey mustard

    Hefeweizen Beer Little Neck Steamed Clams

    steamed clams with tomatoes, roasted peppers in a butter roasted garlic hefeweizen sauce
    add angel hair pasta for extra

    Caesar Salad

    romaine lettuce, herb croutons, parmesan cheese
    and a classic caesar dressing  

    Bistro Salad

    mixed greens, cucumbers, red onions, grape tomatoes,
    roasted red peppers tossed in a creamy ranch dressing  

    Melon Salad

    mixed greens, cantaloupe, honeydew, red onions,
    feta cheese, toasted macadamia nuts with a fresh mint dressing  

    Spicy Crispy Chicken Blue Cheese Salad

    romaine lettuce, smoked bacon, grape tomatoes, red
    onions and a creamy blue cheese dressing, topped
    with crispy chicken and a drizzle of our hot sauce  

    Southwest Salad

    romaine lettuce, grilled corn, black beans, tomatoes, roasted poblano peppers, grilled red onions, tortilla chips tossed in a tomatillo cilantro lime dressing  

    Roasted Garlic Hummus

    with cucumber, grape tomato, kalamata olive salad with grilled pita bread  

    Add to Any Salad for Extra Charge

    Herb Grilled Chicken  
    Seared Salmon
    Blackened Grilled Shrimp


    All sandwiches come with choice of mashed
    potatoes or fresh cut french fries
    Substitute a side salad for extra

    The Philly Cheese Steak

    fresh chopped steak with caramelized onion and house made cheese sauce  

    Warm House Cooked Corned Beef Sandwich

    corn beef, sauerkraut, swiss cheese and a brown mustard on marble rye bread and house made pickle  

    Herb Grilled Chicken Sandwich

    marinated grilled chicken breast, apple wood smoked bacon,
    goat cheese, mixed greens and a tomato marmalade  

    Blackened Shrimp Po’Boy

    grilled blackened spiced shrimp, lettuce, tomatoes,
    ipa garlic beer pickles and a spicy chili mayo on a hoagie bun  

    Pecan Wood Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwich

    pulled pork with our famous root beer vodka spiked bbq sauce and a garnish of a red onion granny smith apple slaw  

    Mixed Veggie Pita Sandwich

    crimini mushrooms, red peppers, grilled red onions, baby spinach and spaghetti squash on pita bread with roasted garlic hummus  

    8oz Grilled Fresh Ground Chuck Burger

    with lettuce, tomatoes, red onion and house ipa beer pickle  

    Add Any One for Extra Charge
    Cheddar Cheese
    Swiss Cheese
    Goat Cheese
    Blue Cheese
    Pepper Jack Cheese
    Caramelized Onions
    Crimini Mushrooms
    Applewood Smoked Bacon

  • Entrees

    Buttermilk Fried Chicken Strips
    with mashed potatoes, sautéed sugar snap peas and spicy honey butter sauce  

    Creamy Port Wine Risotto

    risotto with crimini mushrooms, green peas, sweet
    corn and a port wine reduction topped with tomato marmalade
    Your Choice Of
    Herb Grilled Chicken
    Skillet Seared Salmon for extra charge

    Lemon Garlic Herb Shrimp Pasta

    sautéed shrimp, grape tomatoes, baby spinach, roasted red peppers tossed in a white wine lemon garlic herb sauce and angel hair pasta  

    Skillet Roasted 10oz Bone In Pork Chop

    with green onion mashed potatoes, sautéed green peas and a caramelized apple whiskey sauce  

    Sausage And Pepper Ragu Pasta

    sweet and spicy Italian sausage with a chunky tomato red and green pepper sauce tossed with angel hair pasta and topped with fresh mozzarella

    Smoked Bacon Wrapped Grilled Meatloaf

    with mashed potatoes, sautéed baby spinach and a caramelized apple whiskey sauce

    Spaghetti Squash And Sautéed Veggies

    sautéed baby spinach, crimini mushrooms, sugar snap peas, sundried tomatoes and pesto roasted spaghetti squash  

  • kids
    Panko Breaded Chicken Strips With Fries


    Butter Noodles


    Kid Salad

    romaine lettuce, grape tomatoes. cucumbers, cheddar cheese and ranch dressing

    Grilled Cheese

    made with cheddar and pepper jack cheese, served with fries

    Burger Patty

    served over mashed potatoes and topped with cheese sauce

  • desserts
    Dad's Famous Homemade Tiramisu

    made with lady fingers, mascarpone cheese and a kahlua coffee  

    The Cast Iron Cookie

    a fresh baked chocolate chip cookie topped with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce  

    Flourless Chocolate Cake And Vanilla Ice Cream

    with whipped cream, chocolate and a bada bing cherry

    Pecan Carrot Cake

    with a cream cheese frosting, salted caramel gelato and sweet and salty toasted pecans

    Cup Of Gelato Or Vanilla Ice Cream


  • Drinks
    Full Bar

    Enjoy everything from the classics to our custom creations.

    Craft Beer

    We take our beer VERY seriously.... ask anyone.


    Coca-Cola products
    Wine by the glass

    Organic sodas

Seasonal Favorite

Hefeweizen Beer Steamed Little Neck Clams

with tomatoes, roasted peppers and garlic
in a lemon butter broth
add angel hair pasta for extra charge 


Open Monday thru Friday from 11am - 8pm
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

Drop by for a bite to eat.
For larger groups, please call ahead to
make a reservation.

333 Lake Havasu Ave S
Lake Havasu City, Arizona 86403

Phone: 928.453.8339