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“Wonderful experience!”

La Strada at Lake Lure
Ranked #2 of 25 Restaurants in Lake Lure
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $19
Cuisines: Pizza, Italian, American
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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!
Salisbury, North Carolina
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Wonderful experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2012

This is by far the best restaurant in the Chimney Rock/Lake Lure area! We had a party of 6, and all of us had something different ranging from Nachos, to Pasta dishes to Pizza and it was all yummy! Service was friendly, quick, gorgeous views and delicious food. You get TONS of food for the price too. We aren't in the area often, but when we are, this is where we choose to eat!

  • Visited September 2012
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“Delicious eats, fabulous lake/mountain views and superior customer service.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2012

Everytime we visit the beautiful and relaxing town of Lake Lure, La Strada is a must! We chose this has our wedding reception- because we knew our guests would get a memorable experience from atsomphere to the amazing tasting eats! The lagasna is to die for!! The service is always so warm and welcoming- they care about your experience and it shows. La strada also offers reasonable prices. You will regret not stopping here on your lake lure trip!

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City Girl in South Carolina
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Very disappointed”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2012

We went here expecting good things after reading all the positive reviews but were def. disappointed. It was in a beautiful location and the place itself was really nice - we sat outside. Service - seemed like everyone was ready to leave (two hours before closing on a Fri.) Food - we were starving from traveling and still were unimpressed. For the two of us food/appetizer it was about $40, so not cheap.

Visited September 2012
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Dalzell
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3 reviews
“Good food, friendly atmosphere.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

Spur of the moment decision to eat here and very glad we did. Large portions, reasonably priced, great service.

Visited September 2012
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Thank Sharon O
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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Pasta with view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

Our first choice restaurant was closed, so decided on La Strada. My linguine with white clam sauce was delicious, and my husband enjoyed his Chicken Piccata. Portions are plentiful, so don't overdo on appetizers.

Visited September 2012
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