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2600 S. Irby Street, Florence, SC 29505
843-664-9191
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Italian Food in Florence, SC

Our party of 6 stopped in Stafano's on a Tuesday evening for dinner. We were immediately greeted and within just a few minutes seated in the dining area. Our party consisted of 3 adults, 1 teen, and 2 children. There were plenty of choices on the menu that met the tastes and needs of everyone in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
sirbigguy
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south carolina
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south carolina
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Our party of 6 stopped in Stafano's on a Tuesday evening for dinner. We were immediately greeted and within just a few minutes seated in the dining area. Our party consisted of 3 adults, 1 teen, and 2 children. There were plenty of choices on the menu that met the tastes and needs of everyone in the party. Server greeted... More 

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Florence, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We stopped at Stefano's because we were hungry for pizza. The wait to be seated was only a minute or two because the crowds had not arrived yet. Our waitress was prompt, the sweet tea very good and the pizza excellent. We ordered the "works" and even added anchovies. But next time we'll leave off the anchovies. There were very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I've been trying to eat healthier and I really apprecate fresher ingredients. Maybe I'm remembering something different years ago but lately everything tastes pretty processed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We love going to Stefano's. We have four children that can be picky eaters. The menu has so many choices there is something for everyone in our family to chose from.The food and service is always wonderful!

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Goose Creek, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Our friends prefer Stefano's over Olive Garden and that is why we ended up at Stefano's. It is pricey but you end up taking some home with you. We had a larger group later in the evening and didn't have to wait to be seated. The waiter was attentive. The restaurant has a large menu but I think the prices... More 

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Thomasville, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

I start with a disclaimer as this review will seem pretty awful.. I lived in South Carolina and I would say that it has to have some of the worst food in the country. I don't know what exactly low country cooking is, but now that I think of it... It would make for some humorous posts... Without mustard sauce...... More 

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Portsmouth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I do not understand the litany of great reviews for this place... 1.) Calamari- The calamari we received had decent breading. And while I didn't love the parmesan cheese sprinkled on top, that's more of a preference then a complaint. That being said, my order consisted of only tubes, not one tentacle in the batch, and they were all overcooked... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I was with a group of work people, but I would have went there with a family as well - Nice atmosphere. Based on the reviews, I had the cannelloni and not the pizza. The cannelloni was good in my opinion. Another reviewer thought it was great. Another reviewer thought the Italian Wedding Soup was great, but thought it was... More 

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Columbus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Great service, great atmosphere, and even better food. From the complimentary bread with olive oil and garlic, to the soup, salad, appetizer, and entree, the food was consistently outstanding. My wife and I both had the cannelloni, which was served hot, cooked to perfection, and delicious. The calamari appetizer with marinara dipping sauce was great also. Don't let the restaurant's... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I stopped in Stefano's while driving through South Carolina. The waitress was very courteous. We ordered the "New York" pizza. Unfortunately, there was nothing New York about the pizza. It was slightly better than a $6.99 Frozen Store bought pie. The fried ravioli appetizer was tasty and they had decent fries. You may have better luck with an entree.

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Additional Information about Stefano's Restaurant

Address: 2600 S. Irby Street, Florence, SC 29505
Phone Number: 843-664-9191
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Florence
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 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
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2600 S. Irby Street, Florence, SC 29505
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: 843-664-9191

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 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

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