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Joe Pasta

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Italian, American, Pizza, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pasta
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428 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6230
+1 843-965-5252
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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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    Very good
  • 56
    Average
  • 38
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  • 58
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food and service

Visited the restaurant twice for lunch. really enjoyed the scrimp and grits and wished it would be on the menu the whole time. Good value for money.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
dutch88
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Holland
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Kent
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

We sat outside to order drinks and bar food. A server came out to people at an adjacent table and ignored us. My wife went inside and a hostess gave her menus and said a server would appear. (Apparently we should have seen the hostess first, but didn't know, and the server didn't say). More waiting and no one appeared.... More 

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Holland
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Visited the restaurant twice for lunch. really enjoyed the scrimp and grits and wished it would be on the menu the whole time. Good value for money.

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Chicago, Illinois
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67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My party loved pasta but when all three tasted the same weird taste of their shrimp scampi; they for the first time in my memory opted to ask the waitress for a different dish. I have to say that although I did not order that dish, the lemon butter sauce in my wife's shrimp scampi tasted somewhat weird. So they... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The food was bland. I had the goonocci which was refried or rebaked it the marina sauce was bland no bread. At the table bruccetta was on a big roll to much bite into. Chicken was chewy. Being from up in philly. With tons of Italian restaurants this one was the worst I have ever ed tried in the south.... More 

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JAX904
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Bruschetta - Excellent - Very Tasty Mussels - Excellent - large portion of mussels, and good. Spaghettini - Totally average, reminded me of "Spaghetti-O's" Ceasar Salad - Good sized portion

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Came to Charleston to see a cousin off at the airport decided to go downtown and just stopped to get a bite and pleasantly surprised to find this gem!!! They were very friendly and that hand scrub in that bathroom was awesome! The waitress was wonderful and had great advise about the menu ... even bragged and said the gravy... More 

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Hayward, California
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I went to Joe Pasta because I had a groupon. I was in Charleston for an 8 day vacation so I needed to use it. I ordered the lasagna, which was good. Everything on the menu is alacarte, be prepared for a poor value. The music was very loud!!! The service poor. The cooks and wait staff spent their time... More 

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Thibodaux, Louisiana, United States
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I had a "hankering" for Italian food tonight while on a visit from south Louisiana and we decided upon Joe Pasta. The weather had taken an unexpected turn to the "comfortable" side, so we sat outside & enjoyed the ambience of downtown Charleston. Our waiter, Adam, was very attentive and personable. The spaghetti & meatballs were delicious! Prices were very... More 

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Florence, South Carolina
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We have eaten at Joe Pasta 3 times and it has been consistently above average. The best thing is the service, and the convenience/location to King Street shopping and the Charleston Music Hall......but the food is good too. Would definitely visit again.

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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85 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Outside seating and a great happy hour.... You'll love it, Ask for Jason.... Food was great and lots of beer...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 428 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6230
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-965-5252

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 19
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Pizza, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am

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