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Lucio's Restaurant

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313 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2764
+1 828-369-6670
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“garlic rolls” (18 reviews)
“lasagna” (11 reviews)
“salad” (33 reviews)
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313 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2764
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simply go to the grocery, get Ragu sauce and have a good meal. What the heck are they doing here to make a simple spaghetti so unpalatable? How much water can you put in salad dressing? I can’t believe I waited for a table. Won’t...More

Thank OnVacation2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food, wait staff and atmosphere is superb. There is a large selection of menu items. If you go on Wednesday or Thursdays there are selected menu items that are 2 dinners for 23.50 which includes salad garlic rolls. The wait staff are very professional....More

Thank nkimperial
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

The place was magnificent... The price was evenly equivalent to the proportion that you received... it is a little pricy, but it is not overpriced... Very romantic little Italian restaurant... It's only open Thursday through Saturday... You'll not be disappointed!!

Thank DRehders
Reviewed September 2, 2017

Our first time here, and we were very please. Greeted first thing, when we walked through the door. Our server was professional, and gave us excellent recommendations. Portions and prices are great. Being fairly new (almost 3 years) year-round residents, we are so happy to...More

Thank crazydoglady13
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

We had to have dinner at Lucio's again. And we weren't disappointed. Service was excellent. Food was too i had shrimp scampi and my wife had lasagna. Both were very good and cant brag enough about their salad dressings. A very good meal for a...More

Thank robertlK1561OZ
Reviewed August 8, 2017

This restaurant is fantastic! It is a little hard to spot from the road, but once you find it you will not be disappointed. Great menu to choose from as well as wines and desserts. Sausage and peppers on spaghetti are my favorite!

Thank Michael O
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Have been eating here during every visit to the mountains for 30+ years and the food is always consistently good. Prices are excellent and garlic rolls are super! Just need to go early since it closes at 8:30 and the wait for a table in...More

Thank Linda J
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Great place for Dinner. They don't take reservations, so get here early. Everything is very good, especially those garlic rolls.

Thank Victor K
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Started off with their house salad and garlic rolls, to die for. Entrees were awesome, real italian food. We will be coming back

Thank rallwine2000
Reviewed May 29, 2017

We had heard that there was a great Italian restaurant hidden away in Franklin and Lucio's is excellent. The dishes are truly delicious and servers are knowledgeable and friendly. We enjoyed a carafe of their house Chianti for $15 which was truly excellent. They are...More

Thank Brenda T
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Questions & Answers
July 15, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from norme-ormond | Reviewed this property |
I am only a customer but they do not have pizza on the menu. Just a couple blocks away is a good place, Vito's, also on Highlands Road in Franklin, NC
July 15, 2016|
Response from JuneNCrealtor | Reviewed this property |
No they do not have pizza. Plenty of other great dishes to choose from though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
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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