Old-world Italian cooking and traditions, Modern flavors and techniques.

Charleston is home to some of the best Italian restaurants in the South. From cozy atmospheres perfect for a romantic night out, to trendy, sexy restaurants to try with friends, you'll have a great experience no matter where you choose to go. Mangiamo, y'all!

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Al Di La

A neighborhood restaurant-wine bar, serving simple, authentic Italian cuisine. We strive to create a seasonally-inspired menu comprised of fresh, mainly local ingredients.



We serve rustic Italian cuisine by Chef Michael Perez. Available family-style or a la carte, wood-fired pizzas, hand-crafted pastas, house-made salumi, & cured sausages.


La Fontana Authentic Italian Restaurant

From The Old Country to The Lowcountry, La Fontana features authentic Italian from pasta to pizzas to paninis. A great place for a night on the town or a family get together.


Lana Restaurant & Bar

Eclectic menu reflects flavors of the Mediterranean sourced from local farmers and fisherman. Chef/Owner John Ondo features house-cured meats, sausages, gnocchi and gelato.


Le Farfalle

Authentic historic district Italian restaurant, Chef Michael Toscano serves up lunch, brunch and dinner with modern Italian style. Impressive wine and craft cocktail program.


MUSE Restaurant & Wine Bar

Locally sourced ingredients melded with Mediterranean flavors and complemented by 100 glass pour selections of wine. Bar opens onto a terrace for outdoor dining and cocktails.


Tomasso at Turtle Point

Specializing in authentic cuisine from all regions of Italy, including fresh pasta and pizza made daily. Delicious desserts. Extensive list of Italian and New World wines.


Trattoria Lucca

Charming and award winning Italian eatery. Cuisine inspired by Tuscan tradition with handmade pastas, fresh local ingredients and an extensive list of imported Italian wines.


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