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Lugano Ristorante

#10 of 327 Restaurants in Cary
Certificate of Excellence
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1060 Darrington Dr, Cary, NC 27513-8133
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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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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Cary, NC
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62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

food here is generally quite good. Was surprised that they seemed to have an off night. Lasagna was served cold. They did make provide my wife with fresh portion, but by that time everyone else was mostly through their meal. Wait staff overlaps each other. Request to one member of team not passed on to others. Seems a bit disorganized.

Thank TripsFromNC
Raleigh, North Carolina
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dined here during their Early Dinner menu. Salad and soup arrived timely as did the entree. Portion sizes were appropriately sized. Prices were good for the quality of the food and service. Setting was excellent and very clean/organized. We were in and out in slightly over an hour so efficient service was present as well - no wait for a... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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83 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Big food portions so pace yourself. Definitely recommend making a reservation since this is a popular restaurant especially on the weekends. Food quality is excellent Service can be hit or miss depending upon the individual server.

Thank Ellynn B
Cary, North Carolina
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275 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We dine at the restaurant fairly often and are always pleased with our meals and service. It is a large restaurant with many booths which we prefer and the decor a has a lot of wood. Tonight we had the sea scallops and rigatoni Bolognese. Both meals were served hot and were delicious. The portions were more than adequate. The... More 

Thank Joe H
Cary, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had numerous good meals at Lugano but last night was a disaster. Took 30mins just to get a glass of water and the entire meal took 21/2 hrs. What kind of restaurant runs out of steak at 7:30 on Saturday evening? Many menu items were unavailable and the overall food quality left much to be desired. May give... More 

Thank Taffy1944
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149 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant! Nice atmosphere, excellent service from Moe, and the food was incredible! Bruschetta and gorgonzola pork chop was delicious! My family had lobster and shrimp scampi and farfalle alfredo and enjoyed as well. Definitely a must-try!

Thank JCW627
Cary, NC
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143 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't remember what this place was called before but we stopped in after a movie. The service was very good although a bit slow. They happened to have half price special on bottles of wine. We were both pleased with our dishes. The scallops with crab meat was truly excellent. I don't even like risotto but it was incredible.

Thank Jim N
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We want to try something new, so a quick search sent us to close by Lugano, excellent choice, great service, food and prices! Menu inviting to come back for dinner next time!

Thank Douglas A. T
Cary, North Carolina
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113 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch and realized it is no longer Biaggi's. It is now locally own and better than Biaggi's. The atmosphere is the same which I loved so glad this didn't change. Lunch offered a lot of choices and was very affordable. I was going to order a salad or sandwich, but the salmon and shrimp wasn't much more... More 

Thank NCRedhead105
Siler City, North Carolina
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service and the food are both always very good. The lobster corn chowder is amazing and the lobster with black pasta is yummy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1060 Darrington Dr, Cary, NC 27513-8133
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: 19194687229

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