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1060 Darrington Dr, Cary, NC 27513
919-468-7229
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11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italien but a endless menu of many cuisines!

Very good restaurant with excellent seating acomodations. Every item selected has been very good. Service has been excellent and management is eager to please. Nice location for family dining at lunch or dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
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Apex, North Carolina
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Apex, North Carolina
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103 reviews 103 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Very good restaurant with excellent seating acomodations. Every item selected has been very good. Service has been excellent and management is eager to please. Nice location for family dining at lunch or dinner.

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Morrisville, NC
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93 reviews 93 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Wife and I had dinner on Sunday night. Our server was fantastic and we love this restaurant. The pork chops are wonderful and my wife got the chicken Marsala and she loved it as well. We will be going back more often!

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florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

One of my 'go to ' restaurants in the Prestonwood area of Cary. Generally you can get in without a reservation. Staff is always wonderful. Food is not amazing, but its good. And they will stuff you with bread, if you ask. The service is quick, the staff is not intrusive,they let you linger. Wine list is good. There is... More 

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Tilghman, Maryland
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170 reviews 170 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Sorry to say our experience was not a great as the reviews. We were meeting an out of town friend who wanted Italian, so we chose Lugano based on yelp and trip advisor reviews. I ordered the Seared Salmon Salad which had too much dressing and the salmon had a mushy consistency and was over salted. My friend had the... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We were 3 couples for dinner last night. Four of us were seafood lovers and two landlubbers. Two of us had the lobster corn chowder, and we both agreed that it was the most delicious chowder we have ever had, and we are not kids. I was raised on Italian food and am very critical of Italian restaurants. This had... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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212 reviews 212 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Went there on New Year's Eve to celebrate our daughter's birthday. They served their full menu and the food and service was very good. I had their beet salad and the sicilian spaghetti & meatballs, both of which I thoroughly enjoyed. The restaurant has nice ambiance and excellent spacing between tables. Though the major dining area is large it is... More 

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cary,nc
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92 reviews 92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Every time we go there we never have a bad meal. Go for lunch that has an unlimited soup & salad. You can't beat the price. We went for dinner last night and just loved everything. The pizzas are great! The only problem which I hope they correct is is the thickness of the eggplant - way too thick. It... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My wife and I dined here on a Saturday evening which was deservedly packed by 7 pm. Great ambiance and subdued noise level, excellent service and engagement, and a superb dinner inclusive of: delicious lobster corn chowder, a tasty and refined house salad, 1 meal of chicken marsala and 1 meal of pasta ( penne sardi ) in a tomato... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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153 reviews 153 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We dined at Lugano's for the first time and were pleased with our meals. Our group had chicken, egg plant parmesan, salmon and rigatoni Bolognese. The meals were served hot and tasted great. The tomato soup was excellent and the side salads were fresh. The service was good and our server pleasant. The restaurant is nicely decorated with wood paneling... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I want to start off by saying the Hostess, Waiter and atmosphere was Great. Now for my food review, I really was hoping for some good food in the area of Cary, but sorry to say my food experience was not good. I started off with stuffed mushroom with sausage, no sausage to be found in my mushrooms floating in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1060 Darrington Dr, Cary, NC 27513
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: 919-468-7229

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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