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Mondo's Italian Cuisine

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Wine Bar
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner
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APPETIZERS
9.5
Caprese
Made in house mozzarella, sliced roma tomatoes, basil, extra virgin olive oil & balsamic reduction
8
Arancini (Fried Risotto Balls)
Risotto balls with mozzarella, chopped olives, orange zest, basil & parmesan served with marinara
8
Tomato and Basil Bruschetta
Garlic rubbed toasted Italian bread, roasted tomatoes, basil, parmesan and balsamic reduction
7
Broccoli Rabe
Sautéed in olive oil with garlic, roasted peppers, crushed red pepper & aged provolone with toasted bread
9.5
Meatballs with Pan Braised Broccoli Rabe
Three meatballs with spicy garlic sautéed broccoli rabe, roasted peppers, marinara & mozzarella
12
Steamed Mussels*
Prince Edward Island mussels in your choice of lemon oregano, marinara, garlic parsley or roasted garlic cream sauce
12
Littleneck Clams*
a dozen steamed clams in garlic butter sauce
11
Prosciutto Wrapped Artichoke Hearts
Lightly breaded prosciutto wrapped artichoke hearts stuffed with goat cheese, finished with balsamic reduction
SOUPS
Cup 4.5
Bowl 8
Soups
Made daily please ask your server
SALADS
Regular 6
Full 11
Garden Salad
Mixed greens, mushrooms, tomatoes, red onions, cucumbers, carrots, alfalfa sprouts & sunflower seeds with choice of dressing
Regular 5.5
Full 10.5
Add Anchovies 2.5
Caesar
Hearts of romaine tossed to order with house made dressing & croutons with shaved carrots & Parmesan
Regular 8
Full 13
Gorgonzola Salad
Mixed greens, romaine, walnuts, red onions, sundried tomatoes, crumbled gorgonzola, basil & red wine vinaigrette
Regular 8.5
Full 13.5
Summer Salad
Mixed greens tossed with strawberry-herb vinaigrette, cantaloupe, cucumbers, prosciutto, blueberries, strawberries & gorgonzola
Regular 8.5
Full 13.5
Arugula & Beet
Baby arugula, beets, sweet corn, watermelon radishes, red onions, goat cheese, basil & citrus vinaigrette
SALAD ADDITIONS
Dressings: Balsamic Vinaigrette, Red Wine, Citrus, Gorgonzola, Ranch, Caesar. Extra side $1
4
Grilled Chicken
4
Blackened Chicken
4.5
Breaded Chicken Cutlet
4
Hot or Sweet Sausage
4
Portobello Mushroom
7.5
Seared Salmon*
7.5
Blackened Salmon*
7.5
Sautéed Shrimp*
12
Pan Fried Veal Cutlets
4
Individual Prosciutto Wrapped Artichoke Heart
RED SAUCES
14.5
Spaghetti and Meatballs
Three beef & pork meatballs & marinara over fresh made spaghetti
13
Pomodoro
Tomatoes, basil, garlic, olive oil with white wine over penne pasta
23
Veal Parmesan
Pan fried veal cutlets, mozzarella & marinara over fresh made rigatoni
16
Chicken Parmesan
Chicken cutlet, mozzarella & marinara over fresh made rigatoni
19.5
Shrimp and Sausage Diavola
Spicy marinara, olives, roasted peppers & cheese ravioli
16
Sausage Rigatoni (Sweet or Hot)
Marinara, mushrooms, mozzarella & rigatoni with choice of sausage
CREAM BASED & ROSE' SAUCES
16.5
Penne with Prosciutto & Peas
Roasted garlic cream, prosciutto, peas & sundried tomatoes
14
Gorgonzola Cheese Sauce
Gorgonzola, cream, red onions, walnuts, tomatoes & fresh rigatoni
13.5
Fettuccine with Parmesan Cream Sauce
Cream, Parmesan, Garlic, Butter, Parsley & fresh fettuccine
14
Marsala Cream
Mushrooms, sage, onions, sundried tomatoes, Marsala & cream over penne
16.5
Mushroom Ravioli
Mushrooms & ricotta ravioli in tomato basil cream sauce with spinach
13.5
Penne with Vodka Sauce
Spicy rose' sauce, asparagus & tomatoes over fresh made penne
PASTA ADDITIONS
2
House Made Meatball
4
Grilled Chicken or Blackened Chicken
4.5
Breaded Chicken Cutlet
12
Pan Fried Veal Cutlets
4
Hot or Sweet Sausage
7.5
Sautéed Shrimp*
7.5
Seared Salmon or Blackened Salmon*
4
3
3
Grilled Asparagus or Broccoli or Spinach
4
3
Roasted Portobello or Sautéed Mushrooms
3.5
Breaded Eggplant Cutlet
LIGHTER SAUCES AND DISHES
16.5
Chicken Linguine
Fresh linguine with tomatoes, calabrese olives, red onions, garlic, olive oil, white wine, basil & sliced grilled chicken
13.5
Piccata
Lemon, capers, garlic, white wine, butter & sundried tomatoes with fresh penne
13
Spaghetti Garlic and Oil (Aglio e Olio)
Sliced garlic, olive oil, red pepper, parsley & chicken stock with fresh made spaghetti
13
Pesto Penne
Basil walnut pesto & sundried tomatoes with fresh made penne
22
Salmon with Sautéed Vegetables*
Sautéed seasonal vegetables & fresh herbs with vincotto
14
Parmesan Risotto
Parmesan risotto, sautéed baby portobello mushrooms, roasted peppers, asparagus, garlic, sage, butter & white wine
BAKED DISHES
13.5
Manicotti
Fresh pasta rolled with spinach ricotta, with marinara & mozzarella
13
Baked Rigatoni
Rigatoni pasta baked with marinara, ricotta, mozzarella & basil
18
Short Rib lasagna
Pulled short rib layered with fresh pasta, spinach, ricotta, mozzarella & marinara
17
Eggplant Parmesan
Sliced eggplant cutlet baked with marinara, mozzarella, tomatoes & spinach; served with our balsamic vinaigrette dressed garden salad
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Mondo's for the first time Saturday August 10, 2019. My wife and I along with two friends had a great experience and thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience. Mundo's had been recommended to us by a friend who is manager of one of the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Bill P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! The food at Mondo's is delicious, delicious, delicious! We wanted a change of pace from the Folly Beach town food while vacationing there and used Trip Advisor for help. The reviews already posted did not disappoint. I chose the basil walnut pesto penne pasta...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank ru_rowdy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I ate dinner here. It was an awesome Italian dinner, very good waitress and staff. Def recommend!!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank FC_Outdoors
Reviewed June 29, 2019

We arrived at 8pm on a Wednesday evening to a very crowded, small & charming restaurant, with a short wait. Once seated we were rushed to order and told the kitchen would stop at 9pm. There were 5 of us and we were hungry so...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank lauriem481
Reviewed June 28, 2019

Dinner last Friday for my wife's birthday, hostess told us we had a 30 minute wait...no problem and we had a drink at the outside bar. When the hostess told us our table was ready, I tried to close my tab at the bar and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank Kevin P
Reviewed June 18, 2019

Crispy cold salads, delicious bruschetta specials, homemade soup specials made with a serious stock, pasta dishes that go on for miles and THE BEST SALMON preparation in all of Charleston! ...and, you are treated like family by the terrific staff & owners...a very loyal staff,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank BeccaHodges
Chris O, Owner at Mondo's Italian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2019

Thank you for dining with us and for taking the time to point out the things we strive for on a daily basis, Becca! It's always great to see you!

Reviewed June 9, 2019

I've been a loyal fan of Mondo's for almost 20 years, but 2 days ago that love ended. Rude service, unaccommodating inflexibility, overcrowded seating and noise, and--worst of all!--the poorest meatballs I have ever eaten. Believe me, I know a great meatball when I eat...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ChsMama
Chris O, Owner at Mondo's Italian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2019

Hello ChsMama, We are sorry about your experience. Yes, we are aware of ADA regulations and are compliant. We are a small, but very popular restaurant because of our wonderful food and friendly service. Our ownership/chef and table layout have not changed and we do...More

Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

Over the last 14 years, friends and I have enjoyed numerous meals at Mondo’s. Our visit on Friday evening will most likely be our last visit. The quality of the food was not the same- focaccia was too dense, meatballs less flavorful than we remembered....More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank PalmettoHome
Reviewed June 8, 2019

Have lived in Charleston 23 years - that being said, I've seen many restaurants come and go. This one needs a new staff who doesn't treat the customers rudely and maybe they changed ownership, but the food is not as good as it once was!...More

Date of visit: June 2019
4  Thank charlestonsue
Chris O, Owner at Mondo's Italian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2019

Hello CharlestonSue, We are sorry about your experience. Yes, we are aware of ADA regulations and are compliant. We are a small, but very popular restaurant because of our wonderful food and friendly service. Our ownership and table layout have not changed and we do...More

Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

I love Italian food so when I found this place I knew we had to try it. It was a little hard to find do to the address listed in travelocity was wrong. They are in the strip mall that you get to they must...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank nataly02
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Relax116050
September 18, 2018|
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Response from Chris O | Property representative |
No, we don't have the space to accomulate groups larger than 9 people. Even with 9 people it's really tight. Casual is attire.
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Susan L
April 27, 2018|
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Response from pennyk12017 | Reviewed this property |
We did not but you will have s wait
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rgamble1020
May 19, 2017|
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Response from Chris O | Property representative |
Hi, rgamble1020! Yes, we are a family friendly restaurant and we welcome you and your little one to come dine with us!
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