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Caffe Piccolo

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9428 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-8259
+1 843-314-3424
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 am
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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is great! Fresh noodles and perfectly cooked seafood. Highly reccomend the scallops. Be prepared it is on the expensive side. In the summer you may need a reservation. Off season you can enjoy dining outside. Also there is a full service bar.

Thank DieterCoVacations
Georgetown, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Cafe Piccolo for our anniversary dinner and was, as usual, very pleased. Piccolo is a small, cozy Italian restaurant that never disappoints. Starting with a Prosecco for a celebratory toast we both ordered the special of veal Gorgonzola which was outstanding accompanied with an Opera Chianti. Kurt, our wonderfully attentive waiter, surprised us by telling that our son... More 

Thank joyceftalbot
Johns Creek, Georgia
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We were on a beach family vacation on Pawley's Island renting a house. Cafe Piccolo was recommended to my husband and I for a date night out. We loved it. The food was excellent. It is real Italian. The chef is superb. Everyone working there was friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable. We ordered from the specials of the evening which was... More 

Thank Kristen S
Greensboro, North Carolina
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

This is one of our favorite restaurants in the Pawleys island area. The atmosphere is great and their food preparation is outstanding. We always try to go there when we're in the area.

Thank Subman638
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We arrived at7:30 for our reservation. We were seated, ordered wine, appetizers and entrees by 7:40. Entrees arrived at 9:10. 90 minutes after placing order. Food was good--once it arrived.

Thank Robert K
Spartanburg, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

While on vacation, we discovered Piccolo's on the internet when looking for the best Italian restaurants in the area. We were not disappointed at all! The service was awesome, and the atmosphere outside was spectacular with lighting, a fountain and gardens. The food was exceptional! Our favorite was the freshly made Caesar salad... the flavors alone are worth the trip!... More 

Thank Sydney E
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

There is no better burrata salad on the planet so we recommend starting with that. You can always find a fish, veal, chicken, pasta meal to indulge in and the tiramisu is a fine closer. Everyone is super courteous and if you like outdoor dining you can enjoy that too. Now for even better news - the owner has opened... More 

Thank SuThom
south carolina
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472 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Took a chance for an early dinner without a reservation around 5:45 and bingo they seated us outside at a lovely location. It happened to be a cool summer evening and the temps were perfect for dining outside. Started with cocktails then on to our entrees of chicken piccata and bolognese. Salads were included as well as fresh bread with... More 

Thank chichiSouthCarolina
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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203 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We enjoyed the most memorable dinner during our stay in Pawleys Island at Caffe Piccolo. Upon entering the restaurant at 6 p.m.on a not-yet-crowded Friday evening, we were greeted by a kind man who immediately inquired about us--where we were visiting from, etc. and then seated inside the dimly lit, well-decorated restaurant. It was I who decided, however, that we... More 

Thank KPsRECs
Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Great food, knowledgeable staff, and a quaint setting perfect for couples. Pet friendly patio dining! Love the string lights and stone work on their intimate patio.

Thank Rob D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9428 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-8259
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Pawleys Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-314-3424

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