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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 - 9:45 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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Arlington
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited La Strada following recommendations from a number of locals. We were visiting frill Texas and by coincidence we also had a problem with a slow leaking tire. Not only did we have a great meal but by the end of the night we had recommendations for places to repair our tire as well as offers from kitchen staff... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food is spectacular and the service was great. Especially enjoyed our server Dan. He was a delightful young man with awesome people skills. We ate there twice during our stay.

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Charlotte
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ordered the Brooklyn pizza which had sausage, peperoni, onions, mushrooms and green peppers. It was the best pizza we have ever had in North Carolina. Reminds me of New York pizza.

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2 Thank N3451MMbarbarad
indiana
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

La Strada was a nice restaurant with a nice view of Lake Lure beach. All of our meals were good and prepared well. You could split all of the meals as they are very large portions .

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate the calimari for an appetizer, lasagna for dinner. Both were excellent... some of the best I've had. The garlic rolls were excellent as well. Service was exceptional and the view was awesome. Would highly recommend.

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JAMESTOWN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stooped here our first night to Lake Lure. Very good food and our waiter was wonderful. The view was very nice also. We sat outside and the beach was across the street. Very good atmosphere. I had the sampler. Delicious

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to eat. Johna waited on us and was very friendly and attentive. Ate outside and loved the view! Thank you guys!

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely visit we had to Lake Lure and La Strada Italian Grill. The food was excellent. I had the Veggie Pasta with Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast. It was scrumptious and so filling that I took half of it home to eat later. The view is breathtaking. Their menu consists of mostly Italian choices but there are buffalo wings,... More 

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Rye Brook, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location with patio overlooking the lake. Service and food were very good. Garlic rolls were excellent.

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Cartersville, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has THE BEST pizza I have ever eaten!!! The White pizza was crazy good. And the buffalo chicken wing pizza was off the chain! It had deep fried onion rings on top that made it soooooo good. Loved seeing the creativeness there!

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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
Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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