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Caffe Piccolo

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9428 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
+1 843-314-3424
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 135
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fabulous Italian

Cafe Piccolo is an intimate restaurant with some of the best Italian food I've ever had. Their eggplant is delicious. The veal and fish dishes mouthwatering. The desserts are great. Be careful, the bread is so good, you can easily fill up on it before you get your delicious meal.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
CARPISC2014
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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Cafe Piccolo is an intimate restaurant with some of the best Italian food I've ever had. Their eggplant is delicious. The veal and fish dishes mouthwatering. The desserts are great. Be careful, the bread is so good, you can easily fill up on it before you get your delicious meal.

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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Best pork chops ever. All dishes are outstanding. Never had a bad meal there. Small place with an outdoor arbor. Wine and beer only. Pricey for Pawleys but worth it.

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Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My nieces were in town and one has celiacs; not just a gluten allergy. She can get extremely ill and ruin a vacation if gluten is ingested. Going out to dinner is usually a chore. We wanted to dine outside and another popular restaurant that had outdoor dining but nothing gluten free on their menu wasn't an option. I found... More 

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

So tonite one of our favorite restaurants had a power outage so we traveled down Highway 17 a short distance to Cafe Piccolo for an early dinner. Thom ordered the cod and I chose the diver scallops with wild mushrrom risotta. Both came with a caesar salad at $1 extra and I have to admit I won the dinner choice... More 

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

Looking for a great, Italian restaurant in Pawleys Island? Well this is it. The food is excellent. Not heavy, Italian, red sauce dishes, but made with a light, Italian flare. Harold was our waiter and took time to explain the specials and was very attentive throughout our meal. He said he hoped we would make Caffe Piccolo our new favorite... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

This was our second time dining at Cafe Piccolo. We are from Atlanta so we know great restaurants. This exceeds all ! Last summer we ate outdoors and loved the ambiance and this time , being February, we ate inside. So quaint and cozy! It is a little dark inside so bring your reading glasses to read menu! I could... More 

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Tarboro, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Wow, what an amazing place! I found Caffe Piccolo up here on Trip Advisor because my fiancé and I traveled down to South Carolina a day ahead of family. We decided to stay one night in Pawley's Island and join the rest of the family the following day in Myrtle Beach. While looking for a great dinner restaurant, I stumbled... More 

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

I have been a few times. The food is always tasty and fresh. I have a problem with the prices on the menu going up. Seems a bit steep for what you get. Cozy atmosphere.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I've been coming to Pawleys Island for 7 years thinking the only thing that was missing was a good Italian restaurant. Then I read about Caffe Piccolo here on Trip Advisor and gave it a try. It was wonderful. Both the food and the staff were excellent Every dish is made to order so it's fresh and delicious. It will... More 

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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156 reviews 156 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A week in Pawleys Isalnd and we enjoyed dinner at some great restaurants but this small café is an absolute gem. Quaint with great service and excellent recommendations from multiple members of the staff. Every item we ordered, from the wine to the appetizers and the entrees was PERFECT. Our only regret is we waited to try Piccolo our last... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9428 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Pawleys Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-314-3424

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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