Charleston Italian Restaurants

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!

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.

Gennaro's Italian Ristorante

Since 1982, Chefs Mike & Robert Gennaro have been preparing delicious authentic Italian cuisine here in the Lowcountry. Offering live Jazz music every Thursday.


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.

La Tabella Italian Grill

Inspired by opportunity, southern hospitality, and a passion for food, a James Island family has created the perfect combination of Southern comfort and Italian cuisine.

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

A locals' favorite set in a historic home reminiscent of an Italian villa with terrace. Homemade pasta & bread, fresh fish, savory meat dishes & extensive wine list.

Napa Mount Pleasant

The Napa Philosophy is our commitment to: Fresh & local ingredients, preparing everything from scratch, and of course great prices and variety to encourage regular patronage.

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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