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'Cesca Restaurante & Trattoria - CLOSED

5 Faber St, Charleston, SC 29401-2101
+1 843-718-2580
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average0%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
18 Feb 2013
“Great Valentine Day Dinner”
24 Jan 2013
“Great at Restaurant Week Prices!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
5 Faber St, Charleston, SC 29401-2101
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Reviewed 18 February 2013

With a Special Valentine Day Dinner and Open Menu as well, another great meal at Cesca ! Service, food nothing less than superb. Ladies all presented with a long stem rose to start the night off nice. Lobster Risotto for me and Beef Short Ribs...More

Reviewed 24 January 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed the recent 3 courses for $30 Restaurant Week deal. All good, nothing jaw-dropping, but no disappointments. Beef carpaccio appetizer was a stand out. Excellent close-out bin wine prices. Enjoyed a nice $56 Nebbiolo for only $28! Excellent and attentive service. Very nicely appointed space....More

Thank Capt_Bonnet
Reviewed 5 January 2013

How this Restaurant is not ranked in top 25 in Charleston I have no idea. Maybe I need to relocate more home buyers from NY NJ and CT who actually know what real Italian Food is. My wife and I as well as a family...More

Reviewed 11 November 2012

Just came back from Cesca's new Charleston off shoot of their 75th St restaurant in NY City. Outstanding in ever which way. What Restaruants where like when it was expected to put a suit or sport Jackets days. No neat casual is fine. Plus seating...More

Reviewed 8 November 2012

Awesome Italian food with a twist. It's a little off of East Bay Street where all the major restaurants are but to me that adds to the appeal. Don Romano was a character there and was very welcoming to us. We had a very romantic...More

Thank Travel1776
Reviewed 19 October 2012

The renovations to the former eatery was very nice. That's the good part. Food was OK, nothing special. Mozzarella appetizer was terrible, very dry. Tomatoes were hard as rocks. Waiters tended to push the wine which was good, but very pricey. Generally, did not meet...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 29 September 2012

Finally - an Italian restaurant in Charleston that is worth a return visit! Exceptional food, attentive service, beautiful presentation, lovely ambiance. We did not find the menu to be over-priced, as some other reviews have stated. Our meal was worth every penny. Can't wait to...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2012

Having traveled numerous times to Northern Italy, 'Cesca seems to transport you there. The decor and ambiance, with it's stone walls and soft, warm lighting made it feel like we were back in some of our favorite places in Florence and Riva del Garda. Our...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 11 September 2012

Service was excellent!! Food was exceptional. You can't miss with this place!! Highly recommend the Salmon. Food is seasoned to perfection! Best place I have visited lately. Can't say enough about the service. Cannot wait to go back soon!!

Reviewed 10 September 2012

'Cesca's was one of our Charleston restaurant week choices. We usually opt for the special menus to see if they really are the same as the regular menu items. Here's the rundown: Cocktails, wine and beer selection - quite good Appetizers - tried 2 of...More

Thank Augcruiser
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 25 - USD 35
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Open Hours
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Faber St, Charleston, SC 29401-2101
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-718-2580
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'Cesca, located in downtown Charleston, combines a relaxed, rustic ambiance with its interpretive southern Italian cuisine. The trattoria focuses on very fine, though unrelentingly authentic dining borne of its founders’ Italian heritage and the pedigreed experience of the executive chef.
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