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Gios Italian Kitchen

10008 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-7805
+1 843-237-8245
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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10008 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-7805
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love coming to Gio's. It feels very homey. I loved the pizza the best, rest it's soul. Barring that I would highly suggest chicken paglia e fieno. Seating in the table area is not bad but I strongly suggest the bar area. Go and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My hair dresser told me about this place, and she's the real deal, Italian. This place has it all, from attractive seating manager, to the bussers. The food was the best local Italian that I've had in this area. The atmosphere was great, but there's...More

1  Thank Dinomantis
Reviewed 20 September 2018

It starts with the owners and they know how to run a restaurant, especially one that serves Italian food!! Arie and her brothers really do a wonderful job of preparing a wonderful dining experience for you! The menu is large enough that everybody can find...More

1  Thank John P
Reviewed 7 September 2018

I have been coming to Pawleys Island my whole life, and until recently the only fine dining was Franks. Gios offers wonderful Italian fare in a nice atmosphere. We are living in Pawleys for the year, and this is our once a week go to....More

2  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We just arrived today for our annual beach getaway and thought we’d try somewhere new. My wife suggested Gios and I’m glad she did! After sharing a delicious Caprese Salad, we thoroughly enjoyed our mains; the Veal Marsala for me and Chicken Picatta for my...More

1  Thank Doug_ElaineL
Reviewed 13 August 2018

5th time here extremely rushed for a Thursday night. The place had plenty of seats but the waiter acted like he wanted to turn the table. Reservation was at 7:00 on 8/9/18. In the small back room where we requested to be seated only a...More

3  Thank 1sambeau
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Great food. Lasagna fantastic and always 1 of our choices. Veal Parmigiana in excellent special Service is great too. Even with summer help the staff is well trained We have been there 2 a vacation now for 3 or more years

1  Thank TTennaro
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Pleasant atmosphere, excellent bar service, always look at the blackboard over the bar for today's specials. Have had wonderful meals. Love this place.

1  Thank TheOlantan
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Reading the reviews I expected a wonderful delicious evening. We came with another couple who had made reservations. We ordered veal parmesan and veal marsala. The bread with olive oil dip was delicious. Then came salads, nothing special and the Italian dressing was ok. The...More

1  Thank AnnC576
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Four of us went to dinner Sunday, July 8th. They were extremely busy with it being a holiday week so we made a reservation. We were seated promptly. Our service was great, I just wish I could remember her name so management could give her...More

1  Thank pdbrow
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I’d say “take a Dudley”!!
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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
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
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, 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 4:30-7:00 pm. We aim to please each and every guest, and will make sure you leave happy.
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