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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%
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“garlic rolls” (58 reviews)
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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 3 days ago via mobile

Experience delicious Italian dishes—including authentic pizza while taking in the vistas right on the lake. The menu has a lot of variety. Our group had a heaping serving of lasagna, pasta primavera, shrimp and scallops and pizza, and each dish was perfectly prepared. There’s a...More

2  Thank CRM77
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food was great and the service was fine. We had a party of 17 people and had 2 waitresses. We all sat together but the 2 waitresses did their own checks. Part of my family was on one check and part on another check....More

1  Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed a nice lunch on their veranda overlooking the lake and beach, with Chimney Rock in the distance. The food is very good and the service attentive. You do pay a bit more and the view is worth it.

1  Thank Theologator
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This a great little restaurant with a fairly simple menu and good food. The staff was great and view of Lake Lure fantastic. I would highly recommend!

2  Thank Walter I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good. The atmosphere felt like one of those large Amish family style restaurants. I would have preferred sitting outside on the deck but we were too large a group. Just doesn't scream authentic Italian. I asked for a Peroni and got the...More

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a late lunch here over Memorial Day weekend. Lasagna was excellent and enough for two meals for me. My party and I enjoyed the food so much we ordered a pizza to go for later. This too was excellent all the way to the...More

2  Thank Amy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place had nice views of the lake with decent prices and food. It is one of 3 options in the area and may be the best. Enjoy!

1  Thank jfarino182
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We eat at this restaurant every time we visit this area. We always sit outside unless weather or availability dictates otherwise. The food and the service are wonderful. If you like pesto try their pasta salad. Can't wait to visit you again soon!

1  Thank Psalms100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant overlooking Lake Lure. The food was very tasty and the service was very good. A very nice evening and a short drive from Chimney Rock.

2  Thank Nora S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I found this place when we were staying at a hotel about a mile or two away in Chimney Rock Because we wanted to avoid driving in busy traffic (and fighting to find a parking spot), we scoured the internet looking for...More

Thank delily
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Jan B
24 March 2018|
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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
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I am sorry I didn't see this before. I hope your trip was great!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 21
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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, 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
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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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