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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lasagna” (102 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (51 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 2 days ago

The location is wonderful with a nice porch providing a great view of LakeLure. We ordered a cheese pizza (12 inch) and it was one of the best we have ever tasted. Beer prices are higher than surrounding towns and locations, Some of the other...More

Thank Daughn
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were visiting the area, and felt like Italian. We drove by la strada and had seen good reviews for it, and were so happy we stopped. The view was pleasing of the lake. Our waitress, Kathy, greeted us with enthusiasm and brought out their...More

1  Thank barbaramD6184PB
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great views from up on the hill, but a huge miss on the food. The food is served in large portions but unfortunately doesn't even come close to being worth the prices. And it took forever for lunch to come out on top of it....More

Thank LuvStBarths
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had lunch and ordered dinner size entrees with salad and soup. All the items were ample and average to above average tasting. We had leftovers for 2 additional meals. You definitely want to sit outside on the porch if you can for the amazing...More

Thank chazb0
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Being from South Florida, we are not used to restaurants closing at 8 and 9 PM. Luckily, we called La Strada at 8:50 and said we'd be there around 9 and asked if they'd let us in. They said absolutely, and even greeted us at...More

Thank JupiterLarry
Reviewed 6 days ago

Hubby and i went for supper a while back ,he had Lasagna and i had the chicken parm.The food was delicious and plenty of it He also had a salad . The service was excellent.The view of the lake was just beautiful as the sun...More

Thank 450angelinel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had the "Lake Lure pizza". It has a white sauce rather than the usual red. One of the best pizzas we've ever tasted. The service was prompt and courteous and the view from the dining room was spectacular.

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had the chicken parmigiana and lasagna sampler. it was excellent. Also had the salad with house dressing and my wife who does not eat salad, enjoyed it. Highly recommend these. Wait staff was very good.

1  Thank psusteeler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous Italian food! Brick oven pizza amazing, get the Parmesan Encrusted shrimp as an appetizer, it is to die for! We have been to this restaurant 2 years ago, and it is still one of our favorite places to eat! Prices are reasonable, staff is...More

1  Thank dkkbaseball
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are few decent restaurants near there so this is a good option. Server was great. Newer decor. View nice. Downsides: paid 14.99 plus tax for small lasagna, let that sink in, 14.99 for a medium sized thin pizza plus tax. That's a bit pricey.

Thank sundiskred
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Questions & Answers
20 April 2017|
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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