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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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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

While visiting North Caroliina, we decided to drive around Lake Lure, and when we saw this restaurant on a hill above the lake, we decided to try it. It was a pleasantly warm day, so we sat outside on the deck and had a beautiful...More

1  Thank Mary Ann D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very good food. The service is okay. The appetizer and entrees are good and very filling. But, the tiramisu was good but a very small portion.

1  Thank JeanMichel123
Reviewed 6 days ago

Looking for a relaxing dining experience? We came upon this restaurant while driving in the area. It is family friendly and has a variety of menu items, not only Italian, so there was something for everyone. The crab corn bisque soup was outstanding. We also...More

1  Thank Patricia438
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here with family for a sunday afternoon lunch. Enjoyed the pizza as a meal. Also liked the italian nachos.

2  Thank PTycz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lastrada is the absolute worst restaurant ever! Horrible customer service and horrible management! I normally give people a chance to make things right but after multiple times of my cold food being sent back and them bringing out the same food with teeth marks in...More

Thank TiffanyandKevin J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After driving for hours and checking in to our cabin, we needed a bite to eat. I’ve eaten at La Strada before on previous visits and I love their pizza. As a native New Yorker I can say it is definitely delicious (I do not...More

2  Thank Mamabear1226
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of all the restaurants on our trip, this was the worst. One other couple was there when we stopped for lunch. I ordered calamari and a Caesar salad, and my wife had a salad. The lettuce was wilted, the calamari limp and soggy, with a...More

1  Thank Al H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was very cold out and we were looking for a hearty soup to warm us. Not disappointed to find this restaurant in the middle of winter open with great views and delicious velvet crab corn soup. Waitress was pleasant and efficient.

2  Thank Z1641DAjessicam
Reviewed 9 January 2018

New Years Eve Buffet was an excellent choose for the family as it pleased everyone, the service was excellent, I only wish we would have been there in the day light as I am sure the view would have been great from the hillside that...More

2  Thank Bill6269
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We have visited the area many times but this was the first time in January. Most restaurants are closed at this time but La Strada wasn’t . Thank goodness. The food was great ,the atmosphere was awesome . Our waiter Jason was very attentive and...More

2  Thank bsteffke2012
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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
US$6 - US$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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
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 - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 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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