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Lucio's Restaurant

) #9 of 64 Restaurants in Franklin €€ - €€€ Italian
313 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2764
+1 828-369-6670
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“garlic rolls” (17 reviews)
“lasagna” (11 reviews)
“salad” (31 reviews)
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313 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2764
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is fantastic! It is a little hard to spot from the road, but once you find it you will not be disappointed. Great menu to choose from as well as wines and desserts. Sausage and peppers on spaghetti are my favorite!

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been eating here during every visit to the mountains for 30+ years and the food is always consistently good. Prices are excellent and garlic rolls are super! Just need to go early since it closes at 8:30 and the wait for a table in...More

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great place for Dinner. They don't take reservations, so get here early. Everything is very good, especially those garlic rolls.

Thank Victor K
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Started off with their house salad and garlic rolls, to die for. Entrees were awesome, real italian food. We will be coming back

Thank rallwine2000
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We had heard that there was a great Italian restaurant hidden away in Franklin and Lucio's is excellent. The dishes are truly delicious and servers are knowledgeable and friendly. We enjoyed a carafe of their house Chianti for $15 which was truly excellent. They are...More

Thank Brenda T
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Best salad I've ever eaten and all three salad dressings are fantastic. The garlic rolls are very good as well. I was not crazy about the Veal Piccata which is one of my favorite Italian dishes. In my opinion it should be light and lemony....More

Thank Suz A
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We've never noticed this place before. It's a little hidden because it sits in the back of a small shopping center. We had a great dinner and really enjoyed it.

Thank CuzReviews
Reviewed 20 April 2017

When we first arrived, we were seated at a booth. I'm 5'2, I sank down in the bench seat to the level where I felt like an 8-yr old at the grown-up table. Since I am not comfortable eating with my plate right below my...More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

It can be a wait, but it's worth it! Don't be shy of garlic. Good menu selection and wine. The salad is great and the rolls are out of this world.

Thank Heatherlyt71
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We went with friends for their "special". Needless to say, they do not skimp on the special. The food was excellent and there was plenty. Loved the salad, especially!

Thank georgiatraveler92
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15 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from norme-ormond | Reviewed this property |
I am only a customer but they do not have pizza on the menu. Just a couple blocks away is a good place, Vito's, also on Highlands Road in Franklin, NC
15 July 2016|
Response from JuneNCrealtor | Reviewed this property |
No they do not have pizza. Plenty of other great dishes to choose from though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2764
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-369-6670
Phone 828-369-6670 , no web site, unknown how long in business...ate there while camping...
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