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Al Di La

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25 Magnolia Rd, Charleston, SC 29407-7013 (Highway 17)
+1 843-571-2321
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Franklin, Virginia
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108 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this restaurant on open table and was very pleased with food and service.the atmosphere was nice and the free valet parking really helped as parking was very limited,My only disappointment was the limited menu but my meal was great.

1 Thank raysquay
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Avondale's gem. How refreshing to finally find an Italian restaurant that is owned by Italians! The food is delicious from the carpaccio to pasta specials. Great wine list, nice portions and the gravy!!!! (Sauce for those unfamiliar) Don't miss dining al fresco here. It's lovely and right priced.

1 Thank Lisa P
Charleston, South Carolina
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were first time diners. We shared the mescalun green salad which was very tasty but at $9.00 in our opinion was small and overpriced. The Primi course we shared a large Penne Vodka. This was plentiful in portion and great flavor. The sauce is very rich in flavor, and also the sausage gave it a nice... More 

1 Thank Gym041
Branchburg, New Jersey
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

OK, so I am a born and bred Italian from New York with a discerning palette for Italian food. Having said this, the wife wanted Italian, so I agreed expecting not to be impressed. The dishes we had were terrific, authentic and the service was on spot. Shame on me. Already recommended the restaurant to friends who just bought a... More 

1 Thank Jerry R
Greenville, South Carolina
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a great restaurant for a truly Italian atmosphere with delicious selections. The meatball and bruschetta appetizers were a table favorite, as were the tiramisu, cheesecake, and galati trio desserts. Entrees did not disappoint either, with the chicken parmesan so tender it practically melted in your mouth.

1 Thank GeorgiaSomers
Charleston, South Carolina
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Wife and I celebrated our anniversary tonight at Al Di La. We hadn't been in a while and it was a lovely evening so off to West Ashley. Started with two glasses of Prosecco and the mussels, which were both delicious. The mussels came with a brown broth that was taken care of with the accompanying toast. Then went on... More 

1 Thank Joe C
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135 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

As locals, my wife and I have visited Al Di La numerous times over the years. However, for the past two years, we have noticed a great decline in the quality of the service. We had a party of seven with reservations for a Saturday evening. We were seated promptly but had to wait 17 minutes to place our drink... More 

1 Thank Tim P
Charleston, South Carolina
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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit and we took some friends who we don't see very often. The free valet parking is a real plus on a Saturday nigh when god whole area is crowded. Our reservation was for 7pm and the table was ready right on time. Throughout he meal the service was attentive without being overpowering. The food was... More 

1 Thank cqsj1014
Lexington, South Carolina
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83 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We held a private party at the restaurant for around 40 people. Service was OK, sort of slow, but very friendly. Food was very good. Bar service was good as well. Would recommend for date night.

1 Thank jcmallard1
Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Food was below mediocre. Special salad was way over dressed-- too saucy to eat. Chicken parm and scallops were underwhelming. Way better off at mondos or wild olive

Thank Alyssa0307

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Magnolia Rd, Charleston, SC 29407-7013
    (Highway 17)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-571-2321
Al Di La is a neighborhood restaurant serving simple, delicious Northern Italian fare made with fresh, local ingredients.

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