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Lucio's Restaurant

313 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2764
+1 828-369-6670
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“garlic rolls” (19 reviews)
“lasagna” (12 reviews)
“salad” (37 reviews)
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313 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2764
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Italian family owned ristorante is an exceptional venue with a full wine, bar, and dining menu. Tuesday and Wednesday is 2 entrees for 23.95 days. The “Special” includes multiple pasta combinations, all you can eat salad and garlic dinner rolls with plenty of fresh...More

Thank mgvaillant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good local authentic Italian restaurant. Their lasagna is excellent, as are many other dishes. Quaint and quiet atmosphere.

Thank Freda0616
Reviewed 3 January 2018

A very authentic Italian restaurant in a cozy setting in Franklin, NC. The food was outstanding. The restaurant is small with limited seating, so you'll want to plan ahead during the busier seasons. I am not sure if they accept reservations, but when we were...More

Thank ehaggart
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Food was good, friendly staff and good value for money if you are in the area take time for a break there

Thank Corakass
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We went for dinner because of a family recommendation. It did not disappoint. Started with four very large garlic rolls, followed by a wonderful garden salad, nicely sliced variety of vegetables with the lettuce, and a choice of three house dressings. Ordered two pasta dishes....More

Thank LOZE-24
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed at a local hotel overnight and this place was highly recommended and we like Italian so we have them a try. We were quickly greeted and the restaurant was pretty busy but there were some empty tables when we walked in. It took about...More

Thank MikesTikibar
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Simply go to the grocery, get Ragu sauce and have a good meal. What the heck are they doing here to make a simple spaghetti so unpalatable? How much water can you put in salad dressing? I can’t believe I waited for a table. Won’t...More

Thank OnVacation2015
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The food, wait staff and atmosphere is superb. There is a large selection of menu items. If you go on Wednesday or Thursdays there are selected menu items that are 2 dinners for 23.50 which includes salad garlic rolls. The wait staff are very professional....More

Thank nkimperial
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The place was magnificent... The price was evenly equivalent to the proportion that you received... it is a little pricy, but it is not overpriced... Very romantic little Italian restaurant... It's only open Thursday through Saturday... You'll not be disappointed!!

Thank DRehders
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Our first time here, and we were very please. Greeted first thing, when we walked through the door. Our server was professional, and gave us excellent recommendations. Portions and prices are great. Being fairly new (almost 3 years) year-round residents, we are so happy to...More

Thank crazydoglady13
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16 July 2016|
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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
16 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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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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