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Wild Olive

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$$ - $$$
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2867 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island, SC 29455-4808 (Maybank Hwy & River Road)
+1 843-737-4177
Today
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Maybe the best Italian in Charleston! Staff goes above and beyond to help make you feel at home, and the food is incredible! Great wine selection and able to accommodate large parties with reservations. Perfect for special occasions!

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Thank EastCoastRonnie
Upstate New York
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I have a condo nearby and it seems like we eat here once a week when we can get a reservation although we have been able to eat in the bar area with two couples as walk-ins. The food is predictable and good and the staff knowledgeable with an interesting wine list although some of the pours... More 

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Thank rekilo
Charleston SC
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been going to Wild Olive since it opened and have never been disappointed. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly. The food is well prepared, flavorful and imaginative. The menu is varied with old favorites and changing seasonal specials ensuring new and regular customers alike can anticipate a great dining experience.

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Thank Tansietot
Charleston, SC
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I ordered takeout as I had a family member that could not go out as they had just returned from a hospital stay Takeout food was just as good as dining in and I didnt feel as though they had compromised on portions or quality The only odd thing was I called at 6pm to call in an order but... More 

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Thank marisaf-SC
Charleston, South Carolina
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved my dining experience tonight at Wild Olive! The service was great as always with Sara! She's my server of choice. I loved my mushroom soap and my grass fed steak! The potatoes with the steak was a home run! I also loved my glass of red wine Pinot Noir!

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Thank Ken K
Charleston, South Carolina
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here to celebrate my wife's birthday. The menu, plus the daily specials, and friendly staff.... what's not to like about this place! If you plan on visiting I suggest making a reservation.

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Thank Jason A
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ventured back to Johns Island for dinner at Wild Olive, where the olives are wild and warm, and entrées are soul-satisfyingly hearty! The place is easily missed from the Main Street, so keep your eyes peeled and your GPS on, but it is worth the search. Service is friendly, and even on a weekday night, the place was packed.... More 

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Thank occdoc
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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97 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend had highly recommended Wild Olive so I booked a reservation for my husband's birthday. It was a hit! Our server was very well versed with the menu and helped us select our meals. I had Agnolotti with rabbit. It was so delicious and the sauce it was served with? Divine! My husband enjoyed the ever-popular Tagliatelle alla Bolognese... More 

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Thank octwinmommy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is wonderful and almost all items can be made gluten free, although loud at times the food and service good 👌

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Thank Rosemarie B
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We moved here from Boston and Wild Olive easily competes with the dozens of restaurants we used to frequent in the North End. Fantastic every time we go.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$40
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2867 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island, SC 29455-4808
    (Maybank Hwy & River Road)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Johns Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-737-4177
Description
Bringing a hint of rustic Italy to Johns Island, Wild Olive focuses on simple and comforting Italian fare with ingredients sourced from the Lowcountry’s choice farmers and growers.

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