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Alessandra's Italian Eatery

114 Short Central Avenue, Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 821-7878
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Ranked #21 of 209 restaurants in Summerville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Summerfield, Florida
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I love Italian food, and search it out at every opportunity. I liked Alessandra's location, on a picturesque side street in the downtown area of Summerville. I also liked the food. There were four of us. We all ordered pasta -- I had Fettucine Alfredo, and thought it was divine. Our waiter, John, was excellent, and the evening passed too... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I am from Little Italy and every day I eat real Italian food from street vendors to back alley restaurants. I was in Charleston for a business meeting and a guy at the hotel told me about this place, and it was worth the wait since it was a little busy. If you drive through the Charleston area and you... More

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Summerville, South Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great food and service. The old timer playing the piano makes this place nostalgic and a great accompaniment to the fine Italian food. The antipasto is superb!

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Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I was here and the food was very good, the piano was played live, and the staff were very polite. I recommend this place to anyone. The owners are from Italy and they really know how to do real Italian food

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We go to Alessandra's quite often, it's a pleasant place to sit out, sip some wine and relax. This visit was no exception, it was good! If you go on line they have a coupon for wine ($10.000 for any bottle on the wine list!!) so going there becomes both a pleasant experience and economic too. I had the 4... More

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Summerville, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This is the place to go if you are looking for an intimate dinner during the week. I highly recommend the pizza paired with a red wine. Excellent!!

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My parents were in town visiting and we decided to come here for dinner. It is a small neighborhood Italian restaurant that fills up quickly! The pizzas are amazing and the kid pizza is huge. Wow! I had the Penne Ala Vodka and it was the best I have ever had anywhere. The service is excellent and the owners are... More

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Summerville, South Carolina, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We went to Alessandra's for Mother's Day dinner yesterday evening. We had been twice before and the first time the food and service was excellent, the second time it was ok. We had decided to go here for dinner because it is a local restaurant and we were thinking that they may have taken time to adjust the quality of... More

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Summerville, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Excellent service and food. I have visited thus restaurant for both lunch and dinner. The food is always good.

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SC
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We have eaten there a couple of times and enjoyed it very much. It isn't a very large place but it is a perfect spot to get good Italian food in downtown Summerville. I recommend having dinner there and then going to get a glass of wine at Accent on Wine or vice versa. That would make a very nice... More

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