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La Tabella Italian Grill

979 Harbor View Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-4255
+1 843-718-0721
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
979 Harbor View Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-4255
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Have been here several times and have never had anything I didn’t love! Sit at the community table and you are guaranteed a fun evening with the locals!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank ChucktownDJ
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great local restaurant with good service and excellent entree choices. The owners are in there quite a bit to assure certain quality standards are maintained. Great Italian entree items as well as many fine specials. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Ron K
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Excellent. Outstanding food. Grouper was outstanding. Service wonderful, friendly folks. Great find, we'll be back!

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed March 9, 2018

We are Charleston locals who dined 3/09/18 after a long recess and it was just as good, if not better, than our first visit. Small restaurant with inviting atmosphere. The fried oyster appetizer was fab, much better than expected. Spaghetti bolognese was excellent—huge serving but...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Elusive114
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

I was starving. It was 3pm amd I had two more appointments to go. Hmmmm, wonder if this little restaurant in a strip mall plaza is any good? What's quick? Chicken salad wrap! Waitress can you put this on toasted wheat? Yes! Great! Fresh chicken...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Ellen B
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Return visit to this James Island Italian venue. The ambiance is comfortable with an acceptable noise level. Our server was friendly, knowledgeable and effiecient. All meals were very good to excellent. Dinners included Lasagna, chicken, chicken masala, and wreck fish. Recommend and will return. Hope...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank HowardP568
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful dining experience! I ordered the Tile fish, and my husband and son ordered the seafood pasta. Excellent! And be sure not to miss the Ba Da Bing shrimp. Oh my goodness!!!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Shirle C
Reviewed August 24, 2017

I was in Charleston for the Eclipse and to visit friends on James Island. The center city was out of the question as it was an overcrowded nightmare, plus it was a Sunday when many restaurants in the Charleston area close. My friends had eaten...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Tamaracboy
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Excellent service and good, solid Italian food. Flavorful but not overpowering, we enjoyed the filet, Ba Da Bing shrimp salad, spaghetti and chicken piccata. Nothing much left on anyone's plate!

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank carly_stum
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate here because it was nearby to the house we rented. It was fine and I would go again in a pinch. I had the chicken piccata and the chicken was very good! Cooked perfectly. Pretty sure our waitress didn't want...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Maureen P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 979 Harbor View Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-4255
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-718-0721
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Locally owned Italian restaurant specializing in house made pasta dishes, hand cut steaks and chops, and fresh seafood. Open for lunch serving deli sandwiches, salads, and lunch size pasta dishes. Sunday brunch features benedicts, omelots, traditional breakfast dishes, burgers and sandwiches, salads, and our house pasta dishes.
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