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Lulu's on Main


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Plain $7.50
Chicken $8.50
Tofu $8.50
Greek Farmers Salad
Romaine lettuce, red bell peppers, red onion rings, roma tomatoes, cucumbers and feta cheese, garnished with calamata olives and pepperoncini, served with our lemon-oil dressing.
Chicken $8.50
Tofu $8.50
Shrimp $+10.50
Szechwan Salad
Mixed salad greens topped with oranges, kiwis, grapes, cucumbers, jicama, red bell peppers, scallions, and sesame seeds, served with our spicy szechwan dressing.
Chicken $8.50
Tofu instead of swiss $8.50
Veggie Chef
Fresh mixed salad greens topped with swiss cheese, marinated artichokes, roma tomatoes, cucumbers, red bell peppers, red onions, sun dried tomatoes, and toasted almonds
Fresh Poached Salmon Salad
Fresh poached salmon salad chunks of fresh salmon served on a bed of fresh spinach with red bell peppers, cucumbers, roma tomatoes and capers, served with a side of creamy dill dressing.
Garden Salad
A small side salad of mixed greens, fresh romas, and cucumbers.
Plain $7.50
Chicken $8.50
Tofu $8.50
Pasta Salad Ala Greque
Warm pasta topped with feta cheese greek olives, pepperocini, diced tomatoes, diced red onions, walnuts, parsley, and a touch of red pepper flakes. Dressed with our delicious homemade lemon-oil.
Blue Moon Burrito
Tortilla filled with spicy pinto beans and cheddar and monterey jack cheeses. Topped with lettuce, tomatoes, black olives, red onions, sour cream, and jalapenos. Served with brown basamati rice and salsa
Tempeh $8.50
Shrimp $9.50
Asian Noodle Salad
Rice noodles integrated with wakame seaweed, sesame oil, and soy on a bed of fresh salad greens. Topped with fresh carrot curls, cucumbers, scallions, and sesame seeds. Available with tempeh, shrimp. Vegan
Plain $7.50
Chicken $8.50
Tofu $8.50
Italian Pasta Salad
Warm rotini pasta with marinated artichokes, roma and sun-dried tomatoes, black olives, diced-red and green bell peppers, diced red onions, toasted almonds, parmesan, parsley, and lemon-oil dressing.
Black and Blue Taco Salad
Our delicious black bean chili served on a bed of blue tortilla chips and topped with cheddar and monterey jack cheeses, sour cream, red onions, tomatoes, lettuce and jalapenos served with a side of salsa.
Greek Chicken and Pasta
Grilled breast of chicken sliced and served on a bed of linguini with marinara and topped with feta cheese, greek olives, and pepperoncini.
Frijoles Negros
Savory black turtle beans stewed with sautéed onions and garlic; seasoned with toasted cumin, fresh oregano and a hint of lime juice; served over brown basamati rice and topped with jicama and scallions. Grilled plantains on the side.
Half sandwich $8.50
Whole sandwich $9.50
Mixed Lunch
Small garden salad, soup of the day, and a sandwich all on a platter. Your choice of sandwiches are the tuna salad, baked tofu, or tomato and swiss on annie’s whole wheat bread.
Available before 5 pm only.
Grilled Portabella Mushroom
Portabellas grilled and drizzled with our citrus basil glaze. Served on a baked pita with fresh spinach basil pesto, fresh tomatoes, and melted provolone cheese, with a pickle and sesame sticks on the side.
Hummus Wrap
A mildly spicy middle eastern garbanzo bean spread, fresh tomatoes, red onions, romaine lettuce, greek olives, lemon-oil dressing, and tahini wrapped in a tortilla. Served with sesame sticks and a pickle. Vegan.
Plain $7.50
Swiss $8.50
Provolone $8.50
Chuck Burger
6 oz hand-pattied buckhead ground chuck with lettuce, tomato, mayo, and onion on an annie’s mini-boule. Served with sesame sticks and a pickle. Tuna salad white albacore tuna mixed with fresh apples, celery, and sweet pickle relish. Served with lettuce on annie’s whole wheat with sesame sticks and a pickle. *Can be cooked to order. Consuming raw or uncooked meat, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness especially if you have certain medical conditions.
Tropical Pork Sandwich
Roasted in orange sauce and finished off on the grill with out pineapple-mango chutney. Served on a baguette with lettuce and dijon mustard. Served with out frijoles negros.
Southern Catfish
Fresh mild catfish dipped in a dijon cream sauce, then rolled in pecans and baked to perfection. Served with lettuce, tomato, and tartar sauce on an annie’s french bun, with sesame sticks and a pickle.
Marinated Chicken Breast
5 oz grilled breast of chicken on a french bun with lettuce, tomato, and mayo. Served with sesame sticks and a pickle
Biryani Wrap
Whole wheat tortilla filled with layers of basamati brown rice, lettuce, greek olives, tahini, and your choice of our delicious ginger-soy tofu or tempeh. Served with sticks and a pickle. Vegan.
Greek Pita
An open-faced pita baked with provolone and feta cheeses. Topped with fresh tomatoes, red onions, pepperoncini, greek olives, and a drizzle of out lemon oil. With sesame sticks and a pickle.
From certified black angus handcut steaks, to fresh North Carolina seafood, to vegetarian tofu stir-fry, to pasta salad ala greque, Lulu's on Main is known for its out-of-the-ordinary eclectic fare, great service, and consistency, provided in an edgy, retro atmosphere. Embracing its place in the heart of the downtown Sylva, North Carolina since 1989, the restaurant reflects the local atmosphere and welcoming spirit that makes Sylva hum. Chef Devin McCardle was trained in the classic French style at the New England Culinary Institute in Vermont and has over 13 years of varied experience. He has moved all over the country learning different cuisines, and specializes in fresh seafood, farm-to-table
$10 - $32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
American, International
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I decided to check out Lulu's recently and we were quite happy we did! The decor was very attractive with a beautiful mosaic bar and artwork. The wait staff was friendly and helpful in deciding food choices. The menu had plenty of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Julie S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had read about this restaurant in Our State Mag NC so we had to try. We walked in were greeted immediately and seated. They were busy and are staffed properly. My husband had a pork belly poboy and I had the muffuletta, both were...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank ByronEllenShaw
Reviewed February 5, 2019

The new venue us nice, clean, modern, inviting decor, lots of local art. A cozy bar which appears well stocked, with four bar chairs with backs. There is a deck in the back, but it was too cold for it to be in use. The...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank g0lfntravel
Reviewed January 25, 2019

Diverse menu, friendly and attentative staff, and a super clean and spacious environment. We both had sandwiches that were large and with fresh ingredients. Too full to try desser!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank JAFH25
Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

We have gone to Lulus frequently since the original opened— it’s always been one of our favorites. Over the last six months I am shocked at how much the service has gone downhill. Depending on your server it’s either a good experience or an absolutely...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mgcoll2019
Reviewed January 19, 2019

My wife and I planned a short trip to Sylva, NC for the weekend and we always like to try out the local eateries. Lulu's on Main was our choice and we were not disappointed. The food was excellent! I love the location and the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank WishIWasInMontana
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Just back from a totally uninspiring lunch at LuLu's. All in all, kind of hohum. The dining room has a bit of a warehouse feel to it, the food was mediocre and the service was VERY, VERY slow from the point of order until it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank atlantadoc
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

We attended a Christmas dinner at Lulu’s on Main last night. We had 14 people from our development and were at Lulu’s for our fourth consecutive year. The fried green tomato appetizers were enjoyed by all. My wife and I both had the Seafood Bouillabaisse...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank 454michaelh
Reviewed December 12, 2018

New owners and a wonderful atmosphere!!! Staff is always pleasant and the food is wonderful. It is one of the few "Go To" places in Sylva!

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Jet12288148375
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

A friend was in town and wanted to have lunch with my so I suggested trying Lulu’s out since they moved their location into a new building. The new building is very spaced out, at least the front anyway. We didn’t venture to the back...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank BorderCollie0215
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September 21, 2016|
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Response from CarBoMeadows | Reviewed this property |
They have a great lunch and dinner menu. Go to their website to view it.
Andrea L
March 19, 2015|
Response from Mick M | Property representative |
Yes, we gladly accept and appreciate reservations of all sized parties. Thanks for you question!
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