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Bocci's Italian Restaurant

158 Church ST, Charleston, SC 29401
843-720-2121
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Ranked #206 of 763 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $23
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Dessert, Italian, Pizza & Pasta, Sandwiches
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Cumberland Street
Transit: Carta and Trolley stops are one block south at the corner of Meeting St and Cumberland St.
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English first
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Food dose not even look appetizing!!! From the host to the servers, they were either very rude or unpleasant!!! You could tell from the look on their faces that not a one of them wanted to be there! Also the atmosphere is not that nice, boring and plain! Do NOT even waste your time!!!

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Davidson, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Wanted to try something a bit different from the seafood heavy fare available in most of the local resteraunts after spending several nights dining out in the area. This was our first "not great" experience. Food was average at best. My dish was overdone, my dining companion's was bland and unseasoned. He is not a complainer, so he referred to... More 

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I don't review lightly. His restaurant is completely lacking. Atmosphere not good. Food absolutely not good- marinara was not fresh tasting, and very thick. Jar sauce taste. Pasta had an aftertaste reminiscent of plastic. Only upside was what they called cheesy garlic bread- was like a white pizza- tasty. Server made good effort.

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Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Located just off Market Street, Bocci's provided a nice setting for a hearty dinner after some shopping. The menu provided a nice array of choices. The Chicken Parm had a tasty sauce attached to it and came with more pasta than I could consume in one sitting. A nice spot for a good meal and a glass of red wine.

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Lincoln, NE
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We were disappointed with our meal at Bocci's. We had a party of eight and none of us were impressed with our meals. Our service was good, but that did not make up for the food. It was our least favorite meal in our five days in Charleston.

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Pittsburgh, United States
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61 reviews 61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is actually a cozy, charming, cute little bistro, and has a lot of unfulfilled potential. Everything about it was just mediocre. Service was acceptable. Random server found us at the door and seated us. She had absolutely no personality, no smile, no "how are you this evening" or anything other than "is this table ok?" Our server was great,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

My sister and I stopped in Boccis in the afternoon for a glass of wine after a day of shopping. Was pleasantly surprised to find out that they have a great happy hour menu with $4 options. Had the fried artichokes and seasonal flatbread. Both were very delicious. Would highly recommend the happy hour! We will definitely be back for... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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478 reviews 478 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Location is good, in the French Quarter, next to may attractions and the Market Street. We had a late dinner, after the Sound of Charleston performance in the Circular Congregational Church nearby. Food was tasty and well presented. Salads, soups and pizza were very good. Service was nice. Wine list interesting. Try the main room as the entrance foyer is... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

Went to lunch on Jan 6. Waited 15-20 minutes and not a wait staff in sight. I should also add that we were the only ones in the restaurant and it was noon. When we walked out, three employees were visiting with each other and didn't inquire why we were leaving. We will not be back.

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Seattle, Washington
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We had lunch on 12/30. I've eaten dinner at this restaurant before, and had an excellent meal and great service. With that, I had no fear taking my family there for lunch. Sigh..... First thing first, check the menu before making reservations! The lunch menu is very different from the dinner menu, which is what I saw on-line when I... More 

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Additional Information about Bocci's Italian Restaurant

Address: 158 Church ST, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: 843-720-2121
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 23
Cuisine: Dessert, Italian, Pizza & Pasta, Sandwiches

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