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Lucio's Restaurant

313 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2764
+1 828-369-6670
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“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 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 15 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
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We had to have dinner at Lucio's again. And we weren't disappointed. Service was excellent. Food was too i had shrimp scampi and my wife had lasagna. Both were very good and cant brag enough about their salad dressings. A very good meal for a...More

Thank robertlK1561OZ
Reviewed 8 August 2017

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
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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