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La Strada at Lake Lure

2693 Memorial Highway, (Across from the Beach), Lake Lure, NC 28746
+1 828-625-1118
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Ranked #4 of 18 Restaurants in Lake Lure
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $19
Cuisines: American, Italian, Seafood, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: La Strada is a romantic Italian restaurant overlooking beautiful Lake Lure. Come visit us and surround yourself with plush mountains and a picturesque lake while you dine on our elevated covered terrace. Lake Lure received its name because it was said that the scenery and peacefulness lured you back time after time. We hope our rich family traditions and vintage recipes will have the same affect. In 1974 La Strada opened the first of several locations in Charlotte, North Carolina. Starting as a small family business specializing in New York style brick oven pizza and traditional Italian cuisine; word quickly spread about the great food and La Strada became a Charlotte favorite. After over 35 years of serving great food in Charlotte, La Strada and the original family members came to Lake Lure with their family recipes offering one of the most varied and unique menus in the area. There’s something special for everyone!

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Saint Rose, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

We arrived at our cabin late on a Sunday night. Most places had already closed or were closing. We called La Strada and they were kind enough to take our take-out order. The pizza, pasta and salad were great. Thanks for feeding hungry travelers !!

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Fletcher, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We get the 16 inch "Brooklyn" hand tossed pizza and a Chef Salad. Wow! The crust is fantastic and the sausage is like nothing else you will find around here, sauce is awesome. The salad was fresh and this meal is enough food for at least 3 or 4 people. For around $40 you really cannot beat it... getting there... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We went here for our rehearsal dinner. The food was good, the waitstaff was attentive, and the atmosphere was very inviting. We'll definitely be back!

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Belmont, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Wife had Grilled Chicken sandwich and I had chicken tenders. It was really good food, and the server was very pleasant and helpful. We were there later at night in November, when business may not be at its best, but they treated us like we were the greatest customers ever!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Went there recently with my wife and the food was not very flavorful. The service was very nice and friendly, but the food was bland. The dish I got was very greasy, so much so that the taste of grease overpowered the taste of the food. It was very overpriced for the quality of food that you get. I'd rather... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We stopped at La Strada for lunch one day during our visit to the area. My husband had the Bronx Bomber sub which was one of the best sub sandwiches he had ever had. I had an Italian salad which was good but could have been better. I prefer not to have to spend a lot of time cutting the... More

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Tabb, Virginia
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My wife and I recently got to spend a week with friends at a cabin on Lake Lure, NC and thought we had been transported to some Italian Villa. We started the evening with a very personable young man who made some recommendations and took our order. A little later another gentleman in a tie showed up at our table... More

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22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a great place to grab pizza after spending a day enjoying Lake Lure. Who doesn't like pizza? We weren't aware the pizzas were so large so we certainly could have shared, but the price is good for what you get. They have a full menu if you don't want pizza. Excellent outdoor views of Lake Lure or you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

After reading other reviews on Trip Advisor we decided to try La Strada and were not disappointed. We have been to Lake Lure numerous times but somehow missed this one. We sat on the porch and enjoyed the beautiful fall colors while we both had fettuccine Alfredo with shrimp. It was delicious and the portion so generous I brought half... More

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We ended up here twice in one trip. First visit we all ordered salads and two arrived with no dressing, one with the wrong meat on it. Just had salad and water, but service was lackluster and they weren't very crowded. Kind of hard to mess up a salad. My friend wanted Italian another night so we swung by early... More

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Address: 2693 Memorial Highway, (Across from the Beach), Lake Lure, NC 28746
Phone Number: +1 828-625-1118
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Lake Lure
Average Prices: USD 6 - 19
Cuisine: American, Italian, Seafood, Pizza & Pasta

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