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Gios Italian Kitchen

10008 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-7805
+1 843-237-8245
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (69 reviews)
“salad” (34 reviews)
“bread” (21 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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10008 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-7805
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The pizza I ordered comes with greens on top. I made a point to tell the person who took my order that I was ordering a large to eat leftovers the next day. It was tasty though not great but dripping with oil & vinegar...More

Thank Sherri D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is all good, but just not great. The atmosphere is also not special. Service is very good. Nice place to go - don't avoid it.

Thank SeaSand69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a local for over 17 yrs, the food,yes is good.The underlying attitude and tone you can cut with a knife. The open bar table area serves drinks and dinner, however on my last occasion I was there I was treated with such descrecetion...More

Thank Travelgalle
EH-Gios, Manager at Gios Italian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Laura We are sorry to hear about your experience with us. We are shocked that you feel as if we mistreated you. You have been a regular at Gios for 3 years now and always happy, which surprises me; because you didn't write a...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This place never disappoints! From the elegant decor and relaxed atmosphere to the amazing food I highly recommend this little gem! We've been several times and always had excellent food and service.

Thank KathrynP27
Reviewed 7 September 2017

From the moment you walk in you are greeted like family at Sunday Dinner. Their food amazing, Chef Renato is great at his craft. Chef Klod makes the best pizza in Pawley's Island, and the wait staff are very pleasant and welcoming. There is no...More

Thank Vesel87
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Went there for pizza, the pie was good, normal size pizza. We had the sangria, not great, the tap beer was cold. The full menu is ok. They have specials, not a bad location. Parking is available, no outside seating. Waitress was good, took care...More

Thank millerb
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Italian cuisine is my favorite and this restaurant did not disappoint. I have tried many Italian restaurants wherever we travel, and this was one of the best. The atmosphere is nice and the service was excellent. I had the lasagna and it was delicious. My...More

Thank LynnM0118
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Always a new server..Live in Pawleys so we get to see the progress this little restaurant has made..food and price!

Thank Carroll W
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We had just arrived on Pawleys Island, late Sunday evening, for the Solar Eclipse on Monday. After dropping off our gear at the hotel, we went looking for a place to eat. We spotted Gio's just up the road from our hotel, and went in....More

Thank David M
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Our first time at Gios and it was a great experience. The restaurant is small but has a relaxing feel to it with friendly staff. My husband had the black pasta wth garlic and oil. At first he was a bit put off by the...More

Thank dew2791
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 36
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10008 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-7805
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Pawleys Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-237-8245
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Gio's Italian Kitchen is family-owned and operated. We offer traditional Italian cuisine and pasta, New York-style pizza, calzone, and stromboli, and refreshing salads. Have a seat in the beautiful dining room or join other patrons at the bar for our Happy Hour specials Monday thru Friday 4:30-6:30pm. We aim to please each and every guest, and will make sure you leave happy.
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