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Lucio's Restaurant

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313 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2764
+1 828-369-6670
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great pasta and great service. Get in early or you will be waiting. No reservations. Garlic rolls are epic! Seating is good. They do have a two meal deal for around 20 bucks if your on a budget.

Thank Nick L
Canton, GA
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Tasty meal for a reasonable price. Salad dressings are exceptional. Friendly service and cozy setting.

Thank robertlK1561OZ
Missoula, Montana
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88 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

I have to agree with the other reviews regarding the service. It is excellent and they are most friendly. We also had a very short wait time for our food. Just an old-fashioned, homey restaurant.

Thank jandn
Atlanta, Georgia
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114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Good standard italian fare. The homemade salad dressings were particularly tasty. My chicken was good, the lasagna was OK. The desserts, however, were something else! Both the tiramisu and the lemon cake were superb.

Thank maggiegust
Cleveland, Ohio
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

I came with a larger party so the server couldn't be as attentive as i would have hoped. The food was fantastic though. I had the Eggplant Parmesan. So good. The restaurant was a little dark but, it's perfect for a romantic night out.

Thank Mo S
Albany, New York
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Delicious Italian off the main street. Cozy atmosphere with great food, but, by far, what makes this place most excellent is the service. Our group of seven were quickly sat on Thursday evening at 6:00 pm. The menu was filled with excellent option- it was hard to decide! The pasta dishes was delicious the pasta would melt in your mouth.... More 

Thank Chekcola
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Come hungry, your meal comes with complimentary bread and salad with healthy servings of each. I was pleased with my choice of house Merlot and lasagna.

Thank Meredith L
Franklin, North Carolina
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Better than Olive garden, maybe, but not particularly memorable. Kind of typical , mid level, Italian. Not great, but not bad.

Thank atlantadoc
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Food was okay not the best Italian. I was dissapointed in the staff and that there was 2 of us and the bill was so costly. I dont mind payign up there for food when it is worth it and Lucios has a little bit to go!

Thank Mom of T
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102 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

If it weren't for our server Cory, we would not have liked this restaurant at all. He was so pleasant and happy to answer any questions, he made up for the long wait for our food and not so great food. First, I was so anxious to try the salad dressing and rolls everyone raved about on Tripadvisor. The rolls... More 

Thank GTechMom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2764
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-369-6670
Phone 828-369-6670 , no web site, unknown how long in business...ate there while camping...

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