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Lucio's Restaurant

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313 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2764
+1 828-369-6670
17:00 - 20:00
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Otto, NC
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our vivid to Lucio's Italian Restaurant. The salad, yummy garlic rolls and our different entries were all excellent! Glad we finally found this gem!

Thank Joel E
Ottobrunn, Germany
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

We went to Lucio's in Franklin NC for the first time last night. Since it was Valentines Day there was a bit of a wait but it was worth it. First came a tossed salad served with 3 different house dressings. The creamy Gorgonzola dressing was my favorite. They also served warm rolls - crusty on the outside and nice... More 

Thank laurena1957
Franklin, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We have been here many times. The food is good for the price and the service is just as good. If you don't get there early, you will have to wait. It is a great local Italian restaurant

Thank debbieshiffman
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Great pasta and great service. Get in early or you will be waiting. No reservations. Garlic rolls are epic! Seating is good. They do have a two meal deal for around 20 bucks if your on a budget.

Thank Nick L
Canton, GA
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Tasty meal for a reasonable price. Salad dressings are exceptional. Friendly service and cozy setting.

Thank robertlK1561OZ
Missoula, Montana
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88 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I have to agree with the other reviews regarding the service. It is excellent and they are most friendly. We also had a very short wait time for our food. Just an old-fashioned, homey restaurant.

Thank jandn
Atlanta, Georgia
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118 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Good standard italian fare. The homemade salad dressings were particularly tasty. My chicken was good, the lasagna was OK. The desserts, however, were something else! Both the tiramisu and the lemon cake were superb.

1 Thank maggiegust
Cleveland, Ohio
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I came with a larger party so the server couldn't be as attentive as i would have hoped. The food was fantastic though. I had the Eggplant Parmesan. So good. The restaurant was a little dark but, it's perfect for a romantic night out.

Thank Mo S
Albany, New York
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Delicious Italian off the main street. Cozy atmosphere with great food, but, by far, what makes this place most excellent is the service. Our group of seven were quickly sat on Thursday evening at 6:00 pm. The menu was filled with excellent option- it was hard to decide! The pasta dishes was delicious the pasta would melt in your mouth.... More 

Thank Chekcola
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Come hungry, your meal comes with complimentary bread and salad with healthy servings of each. I was pleased with my choice of house Merlot and lasagna.

Thank Meredith L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?