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La Strada at Lake Lure

2693 Memorial Hwy, Across from the Beach, Lake Lure, NC 28746-8839
+1 828-625-1118
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“lasagna” (98 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (50 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Pizza, Seafood, Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2693 Memorial Hwy, Across from the Beach, Lake Lure, NC 28746-8839
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501 - 510 of 1,240 reviews

Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We had take-out pizza that was outstanding. The thick crust was awesome. When we picked up our order the staff was helpful and friendly. The view is beautiful. We will return for another meal!

1  Thank Woolffamily
Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Wanted some pizza after a day at the lake. Sat outside. Great view. Nice staff. Pizza was excellent. Garlic rolls were yummy too. Nice way to end the day.

1  Thank queenwolfert72
Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

The woman at the door is methodical, not personable in the least. She made us leave our stroller at the door and sat two parties ahead of us. If you can look past that, you're in for a treat. The interior of the restaurant is...More

1  Thank BJ S
Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for a nice place to eat dinner fire pit anniversary while staying in lake lure and the La Stada had mixed reviews. BOY! We're glad we went! Amazing and then some! Huge portions and excellent service. We will be back !

1  Thank KhromeOsexual
Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

OMG, if you love cheeses, pesto, and garlic, the Lake Lure cheese lovers white pizza is for you!! The bombdiggity!!!

1  Thank jisaksen
Reviewed July 2, 2015

One of the best decisions of our trip was to pull into this lake view restaurant. The garlic rolls may kill you but that is the way I want to go! Italian cuisine, family-run and a highlight of our trip!

1  Thank mschweiger
Reviewed July 1, 2015

The food was great. Huge portions. The scenery was beautiful. We were at a table overlooking the beach/lake and mountains.

1  Thank lisadA8747GX
Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went to have dinner one night at La Strada. The pizza was great and we also tried the fried shrimp as an appetizer! It was delicious. The waitress was very attentive, and paid special attention to my grandson, who is 5. That goes a...More

1  Thank Bighol01
Reviewed June 28, 2015

This restaurant does have a great view and is pretty roomy to accommodate many people. There were 4 of us and we ate inside. We had the Italian Nachos which were ok but I really did not like the cheese or the sausage and it...More

1  Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed June 28, 2015

We try to get to Lake Lure as often as possible and when we do, we always eat a meal at La Strada. Because it's always been good and we typically go to grab a quick meal and have a great view while doing it,...More

2  Thank Jessica C
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Questions & Answers
April 19, 2017|
Response from Jmazur1217 | Property representative |
Gluten Free Menu Options Appetizers, Soup and Salad Dixie’s Pimento Cheese & Chips…$6.99 Warm Southern style Pimento Cheese Dip served with a large basket of Fresh Corn Tortilla Chips Minestrone (Bowl)...$4.99... More
Amanda B
October 17, 2016|
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Response from KristinKatieD | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I didn't see this before. I hope your trip was great!
Cheryl B
October 11, 2015|
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Response from Jmazur1217 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. We are open Thanksgiving week at 11:30 daily except closed Thanksgiving day. After your check is presented, you can request a certain dollar amount be charged to each credit/debit card or split... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $19
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, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 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
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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