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3100 Highway 17 Business, Garden City Beach, SC 29576
(843) 651-2110
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful Italian food

The best Italian food in the area. You won't be disappointed! The waitstaff and bartenders, (Cathy, Steve, Donna) take such good care of you that you'll keep coming back. They treat you like family. If it's not too busy in his kitchen, John, owner/chef, will come out to see that everyone is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Liz M
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Cromwell, Connecticut
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Cromwell, Connecticut
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The best Italian food in the area. You won't be disappointed! The waitstaff and bartenders, (Cathy, Steve, Donna) take such good care of you that you'll keep coming back. They treat you like family. If it's not too busy in his kitchen, John, owner/chef, will come out to see that everyone is enjoying his food. Try the stuffed peppers appetizer... More 

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Garden City Beach, South Carolina
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I have lived in New York City growing up and come from an Italian family that loves to cook. I have lived in Myrtle Beach for 15 yrs now and tried many restaurants. My wife and I find this restaurant to be THE BEST Italian restaurant on the Grand Strand!! The cook/ the owner puts his heart into every dish... More 

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Mahopac, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We go to this restaurant twice a year while on vacation in Surfside Beach SC.....and we so look forward to it.....However this most recent visit to this lovely italian restaurant found me in distress.....I ordered the appetizer of Mussels Marinara and found only half the musssels had meat in it....perhaps in the sauce I thought but the sauce only had... More 

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sjnb11, Owner at Finocchio's, responded to this review

Hi I wish this would have been brought to my attention because being Chef and owner I take pride in every dish I cook and I would never serve a dish with empty mussel shells I know sometimes they fall out of their shells but would have to be in the sauce.So sorry for the disappointment. Ask for me next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The best real Italian food I have ever ate! Chef John and staff were excellent and Finocchio's is Garden City Beach is worth the drive to eat here! After vacationing here from Ohio, this will on our top ten list! Way to go Chef John... Excellent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Amazing authentic Italian cuisine! I had the Chicken Marsala, best meal I had on my week trip to Garden City. They were able to accommodate 18 of us. Amazing service, food, and atmosphere!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Me and my mom have been going to Finocchio's every year when were down there science 2013 and we have had so much fun and we loved the food also the hospitality was great the waitresses were awsome and too this day we still dont know why people like carabas and olive garden instead of this.

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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I've never experienced better Italian food anywhere, my Sicilian friends would fly distance to eat here. Where has Finochio's been my whole life. Favorite at the beach; Thank you Lisa, John and friends for an amazing dining experience. Go figure, place was almost empty, Come OOOOOOON! Are you kiddin' me; forget about it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Every time I visit Finocchio's I am never disappointed. I eat there every time I am down south usually 4 times a year. Last time we went in with a group of 16 hungry golfers (some of which never had real Italian food prepared for them) and nobody left with any complaints or room to fit another bite. They go... More 

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Lake George, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Great menu and friendly service combines to mae his a great affordable dining choice.wonderurful veal chop, chicken parm and scaperella. Don't judge by the exterior.it is a nice,casual atmosphere.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

After visiting Finocchio’s Italian Ristorante for several times I wanted to share our experience with anyone looking for good Italian food south of the boarder. After moving South several years ago from the New Jersey/New York area finding a good Italian restaurant was a chore until friends introduced us to Finocchio’s. The menu which offers appetizers, soup, salad, pasta, chicken,... More 

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Additional Information about Finocchio's

Address: 3100 Highway 17 Business, Garden City Beach, SC 29576
Phone Number: (843) 651-2110
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Garden City Beach
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3100 Highway 17 Business, Garden City Beach, SC 29576
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Garden City Beach
  • Phone Number: (843) 651-2110

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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