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Lugano Ristorante

1060 Darrington Dr, Cary, NC 27513-8133
+1 919-468-7229
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (29 reviews)
“bomboloni” (5 reviews)
“bread” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1060 Darrington Dr, Cary, NC 27513-8133
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a large party and ordered many items. Everyone loved their selections. Be sure to try the roasted beet salad and save room for the best desserts we have ever had. Lots of pasta items are available and very tasty. Ask to be seated...More

Thank gogoNCgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, like the title states, i dont really care for Italian food. So i was a little skeptical about eating here. The food was delicious. So were the drinks. The waiter did an amazing job suggesting menu items. Also I was in a group...More

Thank O2795HJbrianb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I dined at Lugano’s with 14 others for an evening business meeting. The room was ambient and quiet allowing our group to comfortably complete our tasks. The menu was limited to a few select items. Most of our group ordered the steak and scallops. The...More

Thank Sam D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I dined here recently on a trip to visit my son. The ratings were good for Lugano's, so we decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed! I tried the shrimp and salmon over risotto which was delicious! My son ordered the Italian...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being new to Cary, this was our first visit to Lugano's. Even with the outstanding reviews, which led to high expectations, we were very impressed with our dinner experience. Our server, Elizabeth, was exceptional and out food was well prepared and delicious. We will certainly...More

Thank betwigg
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Had guests in from out of town - read pretty positive reviews on this place and made a reservation for Friday night. We had 3 adults and 1 child. Upon arrival, they had our reservation & we were seated promptly. Just behind another family that...More

Thank jenniferh795
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We had lunch here today. We have been here several times before. The food is always tastefully prepared and well presented. Prompt, professional service from William. Attractive, clean, contemporary atmosphere, nice background music at an acceptable volume so that we could have a conversation. Too...More

Thank highmodulus
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Great Italian food, love it, the seafood is outstanding as well. Great atmosphere, excellent service, fine dining. One of my favorite restaurants!

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has a calming atmosphere and good for friends, couple, or family visits. Our server was professional and courteous. We ordered appetizers, entree’s and desserts. Everything was presented beautifully and tasted wonderful.

Thank Arvian
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Very nice Italian restaurant with many gluten free options to choose from including rice pastas and gluten free flat bread for dipping. Awesome roasted beet salad. Marinara has a bit of a tangy zest to it.

Thank Terri K
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Kathy C
22 April 2017|
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Response from docnc | Reviewed this property |
sorry, we don't go there for Brunch... wouldnt a simple phone call to Lugano with those two questions get your answers??
2 September 2015|
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Response from SCCLane | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
4 March 2015|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, very nice one, mac & cheese, 2 types pizza, and 3 pasta variations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1060 Darrington Dr, Cary, NC 27513-8133
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-468-7229
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