Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Charleston, South Carolina, according to Tripadvisor

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August 8, 2022
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Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Charleston, South Carolina, according to Tripadvisor

The development of Italian cuisine mirrors the country’s rich political and geographic diversity. Mediterranean influences bring fish and olives into culinary creations, carefully handcrafted ziti, cavatelli, and other types of pasta hail from southern Italy, and exquisite desserts such as tiramisu find origins in the north—combining for a tasty eating experience renowned for its ability to bring people together.

With more than 90,000 establishments offering Italian-style dishes here in America, there are endless options to consider when craving the flavorful, savory tastes of “The Boot.” Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated Italian restaurants in Charleston, South Carolina on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Click through these slides to see if your favorite trattoria made the list.

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#25. Bacco

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (192 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 976 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3488
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#24. The Hideaway Pizza Kitchen

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (24 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Price: not available
- Address: 608 Harbor View Rd Ste A, Charleston, SC 29412-5084
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#23. Andolini's Pizza

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (41 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Pizza
- Price: $
- Address: 1940 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407-4858
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#22. Frannie & The Fox

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (40 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (2.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 181 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401-3122
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#21. Baroni's Pizza

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (45 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1975 Magwood Dr Unit P, Charleston, SC 29414-5725
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#20. Paisano's Pizza Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (29 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1798 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29407-4400
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#19. Famulari’s Pizzeria West Ashley

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (37 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2408 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-4619
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#18. Mario's Italian Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (25 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1300 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7849
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#17. Ristorante Lidi

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (129 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 901 Island Park Dr, Daniel Island, Charleston, SC 29492-8019
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#16. Vespa pizzeria

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (89 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 224 Seven Farms Dr, Charleston, SC 29492-7973
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#15. La Pizzeria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (311 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 976 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3488
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#14. Al Di La

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (213 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 25 Magnolia Rd, Charleston, SC 29407-7013
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#13. Gennaro's Italian Ristorante

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (186 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 8500 Dorchester Rd, Charleston, SC 29420-7301
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#12. Melfi's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (84 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 721 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-4708
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#11. New York City Pizza

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (312 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 190 E Bay St Unit 102, Charleston, SC 29401-2123
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#10. Mondo's Italian Cuisine

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (213 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 915 Folly Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-3907
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#9. Crust

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (158 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1956B Maybank Hwy, Charleston, SC 29412-2126
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#8. Vincent Chicco's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (310 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 39G John St, Charleston, SC 29403-6432
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#7. Orlando's Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (91 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 295 Seven Farms Dr Suite E, Charleston, SC 29492-8001
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#6. Pizzeria Di Giovanni

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (251 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 40 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-2027
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#5. D'Allesandro's Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (196 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $
- Address: 229 Saint Philip St, Charleston, SC 29403-5428
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#4. La Fontana Authentic Italian Restaurant Bar & Pizzeria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (793 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1759 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-6281
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#3. Le Farfalle

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (383 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Tuscan
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 15 Beaufain St, Charleston, SC 29401-1931
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#2. Indaco

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (536 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 526 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-5504
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#1. Carmella's Cafe and Dessert Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (812 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 198 E Bay St Suite 100, Charleston, SC 29401-2612
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