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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
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2693 Memorial Hwy, Across from the Beach, Lake Lure, NC 28746-8839
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were there on Saturday, the pizza was awesome, great crust, nice amount of toppings. The Lasagna, however, was light on the ricotta. We went back on Monday, again pizza was great, and the manicotti had enough ricotta to make my wife happy.

Thank dions227
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have never been disappointed dining at La Strada. Whenever we visit Lake Lure from Charleston, we enjoy a delicious plate of spaghetti with Italian sausage, peppers; and onions. The homemade sauce has the right touch of tomato and spices, and the...More

Thank Harold H
Reviewed 1 week ago

From making reservations, planing the menu to the meal itself, Joe was extremely helpful. The food was excellent as well as the staff. Our group was well served.

2  Thank smoneyham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were a bit cautious about trying La Strada being there on a Summer Weekend when the town was packed. With their location and views they sort of have a captivated audience. Anyway we were glad we gave it a try. The...More

1  Thank borninthebronx54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed a late lunch at La Strada. It was a gift to us from friends, and we had a fantastic experience. It was a pleasantly warm day in February, so we asked to be seating on the veranda. The wait staff...More

2  Thank Sam A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at this restaurant many times. It is one of my favorites. I have ordered salmon several times and it has always been good. Awesome views from the terrace of LL

2  Thank Laurie M
Reviewed 3 weeks 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

2  Thank Mary Ann D
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

2  Thank Patricia438
Reviewed 4 weeks 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
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19 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
17 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
11 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
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
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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