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Lugano Ristorante

1060 Darrington Dr, Cary, NC 27513
919-468-7229
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Ranked #15 of 345 restaurants in Cary
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 15, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This restaurant has a Great Italian menu with lots of choices. They also have a gluten-free menu. Service is excellent . They can also take items off the main menu and make them gluten free. They also have gluten-free bread and pasta. I would definitely go here again.

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North CArolina
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101 reviews 101 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Many times you wonder when a restaurant "sheds" its chain ties and changes to become "local" will it work? I have to say that Lugano's will work and THRIVE! Wonderful, great service and the nicest staff around The Leadership team really knows how to pick winners! We will be back on regular basis! We just only had a crying baby... More

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Cary, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

i visited Lugano's for a late lunch. The menu selections offered everything from lunch combos to a full-course meal. The service was very good. The staff easily handled special requests, and the food was very good. Will definitely go back.

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North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Our first visit to this restaurant last night (Thursday, June 12th) for a special anniversary dinner... made even more special through the incredible service from Shannon - ask to be seated in her section: entertaining and attentive! Amazing opening appetizer with crab and mushroom bruschetta, a couple of delicious featured entrees with a bottle of red, finished up with sumptuous... More

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Cary, NC
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I dined at Lugano's this week with nine other women from our book club. We ordered different items and we were all very pleased with the food and service. I ordered Chicken Marsala which was tender, juicy and flavorful, served with a delicious marsala mushroom sauce, mashed potatoes and sauteed spinach. Portions were very generous and each dish was excellent.... More

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Chicago
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

We were in the area for a big swim meet, traveling from Chicago. We don't usually expect too much from restaurants when we travel because Chicago has such good restaurants, but the food was wonderful! The rigatoni bolognese had perfectly seasoned, lean Italian sausage and was cooked al dente! The roasted beet salad was very good, and the crab cakes... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Came for lunch and it was amazing. The roasted beet salad with whipped goat cheese and crushed pistachios was perfect with the lasagna. And the portions were generous. We will be back for more.

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

Our first visit, will not be our last... My wife and I had both just got back in town from different states, tired, hungry, ready for a good meal - We found it at Lugano. We had the early dinner off the special early menu (many great choices on this menu as was on tge main menu), we had sherry... More

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Cary, North Carolina, USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Formerly Biaggi in Cary, Lugano's is now not affiliated with Biaggi chain. Pretty much same menu with a few new highlights - good quality, good service.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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156 reviews 156 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Loved the bread assortment delivered to the table. Food was good...shrimp In my dish were over cooked. My husband had the lasagna and friend had the eggplant parm, both were good. I did try their cannoli...not quite like the ones from the north end of Boston, but good.

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