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Al Di La

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$$ - $$$
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25 Magnolia Rd, Charleston, SC 29407-7013 (Highway 17)
+1 843-571-2321
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A combination of convenience to where we were staying (we do not live in Charleston) and prior reviews on OT & TA led us to this restaurant . We were also influenced by Restaurant Week and selected our food from that menu. The choices were more than adequate. The quality & quantity of food was mixed. Portions were small. The... More 

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mt pleasant, sc
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the Gnocci, my wife had the fettucine bolognese, and my daughter had chicken parmesan, all three dishes were awesome because of the various Italian sauces the cook put on the dishes. The secret is truly in having a good cooked meal and then the Italian sauces put these plates over the top. Right up there with Bricco Bracco,... More 

1 Thank William E
Franklin, Virginia
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109 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I found this restaurant on open table and was very pleased with food and service.the atmosphere was nice and the free valet parking really helped as parking was very limited,My only disappointment was the limited menu but my meal was great.

1 Thank raysquay
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Avondale's gem. How refreshing to finally find an Italian restaurant that is owned by Italians! The food is delicious from the carpaccio to pasta specials. Great wine list, nice portions and the gravy!!!! (Sauce for those unfamiliar) Don't miss dining al fresco here. It's lovely and right priced.

1 Thank Lisa P
Charleston, South Carolina
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

My wife and I were first time diners. We shared the mescalun green salad which was very tasty but at $9.00 in our opinion was small and overpriced. The Primi course we shared a large Penne Vodka. This was plentiful in portion and great flavor. The sauce is very rich in flavor, and also the sausage gave it a nice... More 

1 Thank Gym041
Branchburg, New Jersey
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

OK, so I am a born and bred Italian from New York with a discerning palette for Italian food. Having said this, the wife wanted Italian, so I agreed expecting not to be impressed. The dishes we had were terrific, authentic and the service was on spot. Shame on me. Already recommended the restaurant to friends who just bought a... More 

1 Thank Jerry R
Greenville, South Carolina
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a great restaurant for a truly Italian atmosphere with delicious selections. The meatball and bruschetta appetizers were a table favorite, as were the tiramisu, cheesecake, and galati trio desserts. Entrees did not disappoint either, with the chicken parmesan so tender it practically melted in your mouth.

1 Thank GeorgiaSomers
Charleston, South Carolina
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Wife and I celebrated our anniversary tonight at Al Di La. We hadn't been in a while and it was a lovely evening so off to West Ashley. Started with two glasses of Prosecco and the mussels, which were both delicious. The mussels came with a brown broth that was taken care of with the accompanying toast. Then went on... More 

1 Thank Joe C
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135 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

As locals, my wife and I have visited Al Di La numerous times over the years. However, for the past two years, we have noticed a great decline in the quality of the service. We had a party of seven with reservations for a Saturday evening. We were seated promptly but had to wait 17 minutes to place our drink... More 

1 Thank Tim P
Charleston, South Carolina
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit and we took some friends who we don't see very often. The free valet parking is a real plus on a Saturday nigh when god whole area is crowded. Our reservation was for 7pm and the table was ready right on time. Throughout he meal the service was attentive without being overpowering. The food was... More 

1 Thank cqsj1014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Magnolia Rd, Charleston, SC 29407-7013
    (Highway 17)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-571-2321
Al Di La is a neighborhood restaurant serving simple, delicious Northern Italian fare made with fresh, local ingredients.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?