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La Strada at Lake Lure

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2693 Memorial Hwy, Across from the Beach, Lake Lure, NC 28746-8839
+1 828-625-1118
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11:30 am - 8:45 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 8:45 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:45 pm
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Matthews, North Carolina
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Place has a Beautiful Scenic view of Lake Lure and the Chimney Mountain (Rock), the servers are very attentive as is the manager. Michelle superb! We had a 16" Pizza with our custom toppings, anchovies on one side and fried eggplant on the other among other things...The pizza crust was firm and crunchy and the toppings were just the... More 

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Lenoir, North Carolina
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed the great views while eating our lunch! Food & serve was great! Will definitely be going back!

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Lake lure
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Joe and his staff at La Strada exceeded our expectations helping us host our son's wedding rehearsal dinner. Joe over saw every detail and prepared my son's favorite meal for the dinner even though it was no longer on the menu. The Bride and grooms families are both Italian and it was very important that we find an Italian Restaurant... More 

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Thank Lakelur
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to La Strada many times and have always had a good meal. Their pizzas are very good and my husband loves their pasta dishes. The garlic knots that they serve are addicting! I really enjoy their crab bisque as well. When the weather cools off, it is lovely to sit out on their covered patio and gaze... More 

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Thank Sarah C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice friendly place. Server was very good and complete. Get the Crab and Corn Chowder. Best I have had in years. The Manicotti was very good and a neighbouring table said the rack of ribs was great. Worth the stop in Lake Lure. FYI. many restaurants and etc. Are closed on Monday and Tuesday. 9 PM most everything is closed.... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Las Strada's saving grace is that it overlooks the beach at Lake Lure. While there were gluten-free options, most involved a sandwich/burger without the bread. My bunless burger had BBQ sauce and a very fatty piece of bacon on it. Not very good.

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Owings, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised that this Italian place with a great view had great food. The service was a bit slow, they weren't crowded. I would also skip desserts. The tiramisu was not too good. The Alfredo was excellent! The crab/shrimp lasagna was also great! We will definitely go back when we are in town!

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1 Thank Jessica M
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of 19 ate there and the staff was wonderful at accompanying us - it's very family friendly and the food was fantastic! The views can't be beat!

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Gerry, New York
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is really nice, the view is great. The staff is friendly and the service is great. Jacob was so nice and he makes a perfect margarita!!!!

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Solid meal with fresh Italian food and a great view from the outside deck. Nothing stood out from our 4 dinners, but everything was good. The service was friendly and low key.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $19
Cuisine
Pizza, Italian, American
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:45 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 8:45 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:45 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:45 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:45 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2693 Memorial Hwy, Across from the Beach, Lake Lure, NC 28746-8839
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Lake Lure
  • Phone Number: +1 828-625-1118
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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