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Gennaro's Italian Ristorante

8500 Dorchester Rd, Charleston, SC 29420-7301
(843) 760-9875
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Ranked #214 of 743 Restaurants in Charleston
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
North Charleston, South Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Never get a bad meal or service here, the steaks are delicious, the seafood fresh, the veal so tender and the chicken dishes are a favorite with the kids. The wine selection amazing and the Bread is always fresh. On Thursday Nights you can go listen to live Jazz and they have a dinning Hall for Private Parties we've reserved... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

I am originally from St. Louis where there are the many great Italian restaurants. When I moved to Charleston, it was difficult to find authentic Italian and Gennaro's fit the bill. Their food and service is always great and I love their Chicken Bolognese or the Shrimp Fettucini Alfredo. Love that place. It is family owned and operated (with the... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We had another wonderful dinner at this excellent restaurant. We were here for date night and everything was perfect. Food was excellent, service excellent & dessert was best ever.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Have eaten here many times over the last 7 years. We had dinner here last night and once again the food was excellent. Service started off slow but improved which is the only reason they did not receive 5 stars this time. Last night we has the mini crab calzone appetizers, zuppa di mare and veal parmesan for entrees and... More

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Athens, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Great Italian food and awesome service! The lasagne and bread were fabulous! We will definitely eat here again.

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Ladson, South Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Had supper with my wife and two other couples. Food was great as well as the service! Atmosphere was fantastic! Will definitely come back for another great evening.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had the best meal ever at this restaurant. We visit this restaurant frequently since 2007, food is always great but this time the food was the best ever. We had veal parmesan and the zuppa del mare on this visit. Eat here and you will NOT be disappointed!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This review is for the West Ashley location. This is the second restaurant the other being in Summerville. The building was a Hardee's and a mexican restaurant which was converted to a nicely appointed place to dine. The 10" cheese pizza was slightly overdone and the seafood pizza was a white pizza with finely chopped seafood pieces. Slightly bigger pieces... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We had another excellent dinner and service at this restaurant. I always have the veal parmesan which was again cooked perfect. My wife had the seafood and pasta (sorry, can't remember the dish name) which was also excellent. They give you a large amount of food. Have diner here for seven years with always great food and service.

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Ladson, South Carolina, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The pizza is some of the best that I have tried in the Charleston area. It is a little pricey, but the quality is evident. I would definitely go back.

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