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About Wild Olive
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.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner Nightly: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Maybank Hwy & River Road
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Wild Olive Ratings and Reviews
We were in Charleston for a 4 day celebr ...
We were in Charleston for a 4 day celebration of birthdays and an anniversary. Ate at several highly rated restaurants in town and found Wild Olive to be the BEST by far! We had several pastas (love the small portion option, perfect for sharing/tasting), the octopus w/fingerling potatoes, duck foie gras app...ALL DELICIOUS!!! Our waitress, Mel, was attentive, knowledgeable, and FUN...when you go ask for her, you won't be disappointed!!!
Wild Olive is a changing and yet constan ...
Wild Olive is a changing and yet constant presence on Johns Island. WE are lucky to have such a gourmet Italian restaurant so close to James Island and Kiawah etc. The special soup on October 3 a mushroom mix was unique. We are always to come back as we are locals.
Wild Olive was recommended by a co-worke ...
Wild Olive was recommended by a co-worker as a great Italian restaurant. Always looking for a good Italian food source, we had dinner their. Calamari is the base test for all of our new finds and it was excellent; some of the best we have had. Dinner selections of pasta and fish were very good. The honey flavored dessert pudding was one of the best restaurant desserts I've tasted. Service(Mel) was quick and excellent. Well worth the trip and is on our go to places list.
Just an amazing place all together!!! My ...
Just an amazing place all together!!! My aunt recommended this place, and was blown away. Our service was impeccable along with everything else. It was our anniversary and they had champagne waiting for us. I recommend this to EVERYONE!!
Everything ever tasted there good. Ser ...
Everything ever tasted there good. Server was a little 'short' at first but got better. Like the small quantity choice. It'd be nice if it were a little quieter. Conversation is impossible b/c everyone there is yelling to talk over the crowd.
The food and service were great as usual ...
The food and service were great as usual, but we were sat at the community table even though I had made reservations weeks ago. If I had wanted to sit at the community table, I wouldn't have bothered making reservations.
I rarely write reviews but Wild Olive is ...
I rarely write reviews but Wild Olive is noteworthy. We sat in the bar and received excellent attention from the barkeep along with a very nice bruschetta and warm olives.
The pan seared Sea Bass with local vegetables in a tomato broth was flawless and worth the $30 price, especially compared to prices at resort restaurants.
Attentive and pleasant service made for a memorable meal.
We had a great meal with our friends at ...
We had a great meal with our friends at Wild Olive! I wished I had the waitress with the short brown hair. Oh well. I loved the calamari for the appetizer and I love the steak with potatoes for the entire. I also loved my house Cabernet!
Friendly yet professional servers knew t ...
Friendly yet professional servers knew the menu and were able to answer all questions and offer suggestions that were helpful but not intrusive. The chef offers really truly delicious food using fresh local ingredients in creative (but not crazy - in the way that some chefs seem to be going lately) ways. Comfortable with the right touch of upscale.
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