To our friends, visitors, local businesses and stakeholders- we're all in this together.

To our friends, visitors, local businesses and stakeholders- we're all in this together.

With LoveThe RCTDA continues to closely monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as it relates to our Nation, North Carolina and Rutherford County.Our top priority is always the safety, health, and wellbeing of our community, its residents, and visitors.  We understand that these times are confusing and can be difficult for many.  We encourage you to continue supporting each other and our community's small businesses and ask that you reference individual websites and social media platforms for updates on local businesses and events. At this time and until further notice, our two Welcome Centers are closed and the Tourism Development Authority office is seeing guests by appointment only.  Please call 828.207.6013 or email Taylor at if you have any questions or to make an appointment.

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La Strada at Lake Lure

2693 Memorial Hwy., Lake Lure, NC 28746

After over 40 years of serving great food in Charlotte, La Strada and the original family members have come 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 - including baked and sautéed pasta, NY style and Sicilian pizza, baby back ribs, fresh seafood, chicken, sandwiches, and steak. The menu includes a children's section; and be sure to sample some of the delicious appetizers and signature desserts. Conveniently located across from the beach in the heart of Lake Lure and within walking distance of the historic Lake Lure Inn. Group Capability: Private room seats approximately 50 with additional overflow seating available in adjoining room and/or 88 seat covered patio. Larger groups can be accommodated based on availability.