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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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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (93 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (44 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 20:45All hours
Pizza, 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

We arrived at LaStrada and, with beautiful weather, asked for a balcony table for four. Our server appeared almost immediately to inquire about drinks. We met another couple there and thoroughly enjoyed our meals of Lasagna, Marinara Manicotti, and Chicken Parmasan all of which were...More

Thank Pete-Jean2090
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

after completing our boat tour we decided it was time to have lunch. Although recommended to go north into chimney Rock we went back into town and stopped here period very inviting front with indoor and outdoor seating. Outdoor seating is covered so you have...More

Thank hogguy1947
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had lunch on a Tuesday. We sat on the patio overlooking the lake. The view was very nice. Their food was good and the weekday lunch prices were reasonable. The service was very good. The garlic knots came with the meal and were very good....More

Thank TravelingFamily00
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were in Lake Lure for Memorial Day weekend. We travel part-time with our metal art craft booth around the southeast. The weather ended up destroying half the fair so, that part of the weekend was a bust but, luckily, on our...More

1  Thank Cameron F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to eat after climbing Chimney Rock. We were quickly seated on an outside table overlooking Lake Lure and Chimney Rock in the background. Service was quick and friendly. Opted for the Chicken Parmesan Sub. It was very good and the chicken was tender....More

2  Thank munzieb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great seat near a large picture window. Panoramic views of Lake Lure Chimney Rock and the surrounding mountains. Pizza was perfect and the service was great. We will be back with family and friends.

1  Thank jgcreates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Lake Lure/Chimney Rock for a night and ate at La Strada. Summary as follows: LOCATION: Excellent - great view of Lake Lure from a raised elevation. The outdoor seating is also very nice. INTERESTNG ITEM: As you enter they have photographs and...More

Thank ntlwhlr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pizza was served hot with crispy crust. I thought it was rather pricey but all the restaurants in that area seem pricey. This place has the most fabulous view. Friendly staff

1  Thank psl126
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wife ordered Penne pasta with shrimp, the entire bottom of the plate, was saturated with undrained water, which made the pasta soggy, the shrimp, were tasty. I ordered a cheeseburger, which had a very strong, taste, not sure if it was the type of beef...More

2  Thank Adam K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We heard about this place on the Lake Lure boat tour from some other folks. We went and had lunch here on their recommendation - WOW- large portions, great service, sat on the outside deck. We had pizza and Chef's salad and shared each between...More

1  Thank randy s
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
do u have gluten free options?
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
Are we able to make reservations for an anniversary dinner for 2.
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
We have a family party of possibly of possibly 18 Thanksgiving week. Can we make a reservation for 11/24 or25th. How will the bill be handled do we split our selves or may we be pay by family just good to know ahead of time. Our group will be adults and children from ages 17 to 4 and 5.
12 October 2015|
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Response from Jmazur1217 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. We are open Thanksgiving week at 11:30 daily except closed Thanksgiving day. After your check is presented, you can request a certain dollar amount be charged to each credit/debit card or split... More
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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, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:45
11:30 - 20:45
11:30 - 20:45
11:30 - 20:45
11:30 - 20:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
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
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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