Jerry Simonetti and partner George Cangiano opened Lilyís Italian Bistro on June 23rd, 2015. Following the success of his first North Carolina restaurant, Simonettiís, Jerry wanted to open a high-class bistro. Jerry has 40 years experience in the restaurant industry including 30 years of being a chef, and George has 35 years of chef experience. These long time friends have worked together for many years and decided to partner in opening Lilyís Italian Bistro in Downtown Gastonia, North Carolina. Lilyís Italian Bistro is Jerryís fifth restaurant.At this very high-end restaurant, only the best of the best ingredients are used. Every single menu item is made in-house to ensure quality and freshness. Each day, Lilyís Italian Bistro offers three to four exquisite specials. Jerry highly recommends the delectable ëOnion Crusted Salmoní, served with creamy risotto and roasted corn succotash, or the delicious ëPork Osso Buccoí, served alongside goat cheese and spinach mashed potato and apple balsamic reduction. Other customer favorites include the unbelievable ëBlack Angus Handmade Burgerí, ëSalmon and Crab Cakesí appetizer, and the ëGrilled Caesarí salad.Lilyís Italian Bistro brings a touch of class and a different element to food. Many refer to Lilyís as ìprobably the best restaurant in Gastonia,î and with the great atmosphere and impeccable Italian cuisine, it is easy to see why.
141 W. Main Ave.
Gastonia, NC 28052