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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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  • 32
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 1
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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
Hidden Gem of Garden City Beach , SC

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
Tresa M
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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
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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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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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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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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Not the typical group, 8 adults. Service was a little slow and he had to make repeated trips to the kitchen to see about special appetizer and one of the meals. Later a second waitress helped and she knew her stuff and was more customer friendly. Good atmosphere and too dark for our taste but still good. Excellent food with... More 

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Orange Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Ok don't miss this one. Absolutely awesome food. Had some lemon glazed scallops as an appetizer that were OFF DA CHAIN!! Also had a Grouper that was excellent.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We tried to eat at this little hole in the wall restaurant because it had good reviews. Unfortunately we were turned away at the door because we didn't have reservations. The server that met us at the door was actually quite snooty to us. Don't think I'll even attempt it again.

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

Sorry we had turn you away without a reservation but please understand it was Valentines day hope you try again thank you Chef John 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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