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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (100 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (51 reviews)
“salad” (91 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 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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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had about 50 people attend a bridal welcome dinner in the back room. The food was decent and the views are of Chimney Rock and Lake Lure.

Thank dgreene13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Girlfriend had pizza which I sampled and we both agreed was outstanding. I had chicken fettuccini Alfredo which was spectacular. Flavorful and perfectly cooked. Good service and a lovely view of the lake and mountains.

Thank Gunjer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently had our rehearsal dinner at La Strada. It was a great experience. The food was delicious and the service was top notch. You cannot beat the views and atmosphere. I highly recommend. We had the room which made it private and special.

Thank Amber R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove by the restaurant before our hike and thought it looked nice and it had tables on the patio overlooking the lake. Our waitress, Amber, was so nice and did a great job. I had a pasta special with fresh mushrooms, tomatos, and broccoli...and...More

1  Thank Heidi R
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was OK but not special. My wife and I both agreed it was just OK although the view is worth going once

Thank DougJones99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our large group was well cared for. We had ordered in advance which resulted in very quick and efficient service. Food was well prepared. I did think my shrimp and crab lasagna was a bit dry but the flavor was very good. The atmosphere was...More

1  Thank Sclakeguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife arrived about 4:30 on a Monday and the resturant was not crowded. We asked to be seated outside as it was a lovely day. We waited for quite a whole before our server came. We ordered tea and a 3 topping pizza. It...More

1  Thank RonJac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for dinner with my in laws and had such a great experience. The food was good and the service was outstanding. I highly recommend the pimento cheese as this is the owners secret recipe.

1  Thank JLARIN1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Low quality and high prices. A 10 minute wait for tables that were empty, placed out on the balcony (which is nice) but then the food was overpriced and cold.

1  Thank Stationguy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband & I recently ate lunch here after taking the Lake Lure boat tour. We had viewed the menu before we arrived & both decided we wanted the Black Jack Grilled Honey BBQ Chicken Sandwich. It was a hard decision, as we saw other...More

1  Thank Patricia S
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Questions & Answers
20 April 2017|
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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
18 October 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
12 October 2015|
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Response from will4942 | Reviewed this property |
You can make reservations for a large party but call ahead. I am not sure about splitting the bill for so large a group.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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