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“Lake gem”

La Strada at Lake Lure
Ranked #1 of 26 Restaurants in Lake Lure
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $19
Cuisines: American, Italian, Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
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!
Reviewed July 2, 2013

Had the trout special and it was fresh, cooked perfectly and more than enough. The salad dressing was homemade. My wife and I split the meal and it was enough to share. We had the sweet potato fries as our side and they were cooked to perfection with a great pina colada caramel dipping sauce. We ordered garlic knots as an appetizer and they were some of the best I have had. Even poured the melted butter and garlic over the knots. Couldn't resist!
We sat outside on a beautiful Sunday evening. The view of Chimney Rock and Lake Lure were great. Our waitress was attentive and very polite. We will eat there again. Glad we made the stop.

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Thank Doug L
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

Wait staff, food and experience was excellent. No wait time. Eat outside and look out over the lake.Try the pasta with broccoli, salmon, mushrooms and tomatoes or the italian sausage penne pasta.

Thank Jen P
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

We got to the restaurant early, so there was no wait. We were greeted promptly, and our server was very knowlegable and nice. The view was very reaxing and and the food was Fantastic. All in all a great experience, By the way, the portions are huge, so you might want to split a meal, there is a 3.00 fee to split the meal unless you order an appetizer. I hope you enjoy yourself as much as we did!!

Alexandra

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Thank Alexandra R
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

We eat a meal here almost every day that we visit Lake Lure each summer. The thin-crust pizza is excellent, as is the salmon.

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Reviewed June 28, 2013

Had pizza and sandwiches for late lunch. Food was decent, service was excellent. Our server Raychel was very attentive and we appreciated that, though the restaurant was less than half full and can't comment on what it would be like if busy. We sat outside and the view was great.

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Thank lavoshar
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