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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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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've never noticed this place before. It's a little hidden because it sits in the back of a small shopping center. We had a great dinner and really enjoyed it.

Thank CuzReviews
Franklin, North Carolina
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we first arrived, we were seated at a booth. I'm 5'2, I sank down in the bench seat to the level where I felt like an 8-yr old at the grown-up table. Since I am not comfortable eating with my plate right below my chin, we were moved to a table with normal-height chairs and from then on our... More 

Thank Peggy S
Franklin, North Carolina
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

It can be a wait, but it's worth it! Don't be shy of garlic. Good menu selection and wine. The salad is great and the rolls are out of this world.

Thank Heatherlyt71
Dillard, Georgia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We went with friends for their "special". Needless to say, they do not skimp on the special. The food was excellent and there was plenty. Loved the salad, especially!

Thank georgiatraveler92
Otto, NC
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our vivid to Lucio's Italian Restaurant. The salad, yummy garlic rolls and our different entries were all excellent! Glad we finally found this gem!

Thank Joel E
Ottobrunn, Germany
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 15, 2017

We went to Lucio's in Franklin NC for the first time last night. Since it was Valentines Day there was a bit of a wait but it was worth it. First came a tossed salad served with 3 different house dressings. The creamy Gorgonzola dressing was my favorite. They also served warm rolls - crusty on the outside and nice... More 

Thank laurena1957
Franklin, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 30, 2017

We have been here many times. The food is good for the price and the service is just as good. If you don't get there early, you will have to wait. It is a great local Italian restaurant

Thank debbieshiffman
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed December 27, 2016 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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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

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

1 Thank robertlK1561OZ
Missoula, Montana
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88 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?