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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lasagna” (105 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (53 reviews)
“salad” (95 reviews)
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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 1 week ago

We arrived in Lake Lure @ our Rumbling Bald Resort condo fairly late in the day and it was absolutely dark-thirty, when we finally unloaded our vehicles and everyone was complaining of "Being hungry." I decided to drive the 12 miles back into town to...More

Thank PlantCityBubba
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Lake Lure Inn for 2 days and ate at La Strada 3 times during our short stay. They offer anything you could possibly want from salads, burgers, pizza, lasagna, ribs. And I have to say the garlic rolls were to die for....More

1  Thank terryt739
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our wedding reception at La Strada and everything was perfect! Joe was amazing from start to finish. I never had to worry about anything throughout the planning process. Communication was excellent and the food was outstanding. Our servers for the evening were spot...More

1  Thank feliciamc81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haley was an amazing, friendly server who was compassionate with food allergies. The meal was terrific. Thanks team La Strada

Thank caburr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view from a high perch looking over Lake Lure, NC is breathtaking. Mountains, water, fall colors. The wait staff and management were very friendly and attentive. The food was generous, served hot and was very good. There is a wide variety on the menu...More

2  Thank Lance L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had La Strada cater a small family wedding rehearsal dinner. The food was excellent (chicken parm, lasagna, shrimp&scallops, appetizers, salad, garlic rolls & dessert). Food was delivered to our rental cabin in Chimney Rock, it was hot and on time. A perfect family dinner.

1  Thank kathleen w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had our rehearsal dinner at La Strada. Absolutely fantastic experience!!!. Joesph the owner was friendly and helpful. He was always on hand to speak to before the date if I had any questions. He was there the day of and over...More

3  Thank Heather E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love La Strada for football viewing and food. The pizza is amazing. Their crust is flavorful and the toppings are fresh. The calamari was cooked perfectly and was very tender. The Italian Nachos are out of this world! Definitely a favorite.

1  Thank CrystalM7373
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a group of nine who choose this place to enjoy some food and company. We enjoyed our company but the service fell flat. The server was obviously "confused". While she returned to our table twice to clarify the order, she fumbled it badly...More

2  Thank cvbond
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to La Strada for lunch with my wife and sister-in-law. Food was outstanding, restaurant very clean with outside patio if you chose to eat out and over look the lake. Going back again in December.

1  Thank David C
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Questions & Answers
20 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
12 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, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
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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