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Penachio's Seafood & Italian - CLOSED

2447 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414
(843) 402-9640
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Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
Most recent review
- Oct 4, 2013
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10 reviews from our community

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English first
Charleston, South Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

Just making a helpful note for those not familiar with area, this restaurant no longer exist; it is now 3 Matadors Tequileria, a Mexican restaurant.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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181 reviews 181 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

We just came back from a thoroughly delightful meal at Penachio's. After reading all the bad reviews we were somewhat apprehensive about a New Year's eve dinner here. We had eaten here a couple of times months ago. It was good, but portions were small and service slow. Things have really changed. Service was prompt and very pleasant. Portions have... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2011

The food was terrible. I had spaghetti and meatballs. Real simple to make, but they botched it. I do better at home. My wife had the chicken Marsala and it was horrible as well, the sauce tasted like it came out of a packet mixed with water. 2 beers, 2glasses of wine, came to 57 bucks with tip. Don't even... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2011 via mobile

We waited and waited for service and we were finally recognized when we walked to the staff to get their attention. You'll walk out smelling like an ashtray. The smokey atmosphere was so bad, we could taste it in our mouth. The food was so-so, but the first five menu items we asked for were unavailable. The staff forgot our... More

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Charleston
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2009

We went last Friday night after driving past several times. The dining room was smoky as they had the door open between the bar and restaurant becuase the heat was out. The wait staff was unhappy they were working without heat and the food was lackluster. I wish we would have gone across the street to Easterby's. Better food and... More

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savannah, ga
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2009

This restaurant is TERRIBLE. Do not go here. I went here with a couple of family members for Mother's Day and it was just awful. The prices were about $20 per dish, and it was some of the worst food I've had. They're supposed 'local' seafood tasted far from fresh, and just a small dish of spaghetti with tomato sauce... More

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New Bern
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2008

I have been to this place 3 times. My first 2 experiences were very nice. I enjoyed the food and had the same waitress both times, who was great. The last time I went I had a coupon for buy one get one free. I wanted to order for take out, they told me I couldn't, so I went to... More

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Charleston, SC
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2008

I went to Penachio's a few weeks ago because I was looking for a place to do karaoke on a saturday night. I returned last night, not only to do karaoke but, to have dinner with friends. I ordered the Veal Parmesian ($19) which was very good. The restaurant has a very good atmosphere and it also has an attached... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2007

Really hit and miss on this one. They need to get an Italian in to help out.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2007

Not worth the dough you'll spend here.

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