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Paesano's Italian Restaurant

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1727 Blue Ridge Blvd, Seneca, SC 29672-6613
+1 864-882-3368
17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Seneca, South Carolina
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84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There were 3 of is, and two ordered pizzas. You cannot really go wrong on them here, IMO. I however, was not that hungry, and ordered the Vegetable Tart, an appetizer. Now I maybe read the menu wrong, I thought it would be made with puff pastry. It should have been. Instead. It was on an unremarkable piece of bread.... More 

Thank Susan R
Seneca, South Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Owner & entire staff are always friendly & courteous. Perfect for special occasions or to simply relax & unwind with friends. Delicious Italian cuisine.

Thank susanbarker522
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our waiter Joseph was definitely one of the most professional I've ever come across. He really knew his menu and helped to define the best items for the evening. The Manhattan Clam Chowder was an Italian style and the pan seared Georgia sea scallops were to die for. I would highly recommend trying this restaurant. Oh yes, the wine list... More 

Thank Robert B
Seneca, South Carolina
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138 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second visit in about 8 years. Both times we had really good food. Truth be told, not the most original or innovative, but always good. We had traditional stuff, pasta dishes, etc., and they were great portions and we had leftovers that reheated well. Wine list was nice and not too pricey. All in all, for the... More 

Thank scootermac
Macon, Georgia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is the definition of a hidden gem. My parents moved to Seneca from Greenville, SC several years ago, and it seemed that we were going to kiss authentic Italian food goodbye. I was sorely mistaken. Not only is Paesano's an excellent family-owned Italian restaurant for the Seneca/Clemson area, it may be one of the best restaurants in the state.

Thank Jordan J
Greenville, South Carolina
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Hard to beat this local gem with excellent Italian fare. Menu is extensive and the wine list is adequate and reasonable! Kids menu has lots of good choices for all ages. Bring your appetite - the portions are very generous! We have eaten here dozens of times and are never disappointed

Thank gogators8993
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59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My family has been dining here for over twenty years. For the area the food is great. Great service and friendly staff. Always an easy choice in the Seneca area. Would recommend to everyone.

Thank Jon A
new york
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Much improved, ambitious menu with excellent fish snd meat selections (ask for sauces on side) beyond myriad Italian entrees. Has a loyal following and weekends are packed with visitors. No Rez required unless you are a bigger party. Space is dated, bar table tops looked like a good choice and music was perfect backdrop. Oysters on half shell excellent and... More 

Thank thinkingofmoving
Atlanta USA
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545 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I get the feeling this place was great in its day but has lost its way. The servers need training, were poor attentive wise and not dressed specifically well. Took too long to get food and they don't serve your wine - you poor your own. The garlic not rolls were dry and cold; bit hard really, and the Italian... More 

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Celebration, Florida
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Of course, I have quite a bit of Italian in me so it being family like comes pretty natural. I often fine and drink in the bar room... Jay is an outstanding bartender that really knows his wines and takes a personal interest in serving you a great meal. This is not an inexpensive place to spend the evening, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1727 Blue Ridge Blvd, Seneca, SC 29672-6613
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Seneca
  • Phone Number: +1 864-882-3368

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?