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Zip Jan 21, 2007 11:02 PM

I have read the postings and I wonder what you all think of Mercato in Charlston?? Sounds great.. is it???

  1. z
    Zip Jan 22, 2007 11:32 PM

    Come on Chow peeps help me out for Charleston.

    1. d
      DavidA Jan 22, 2007 04:18 PM

      This is all second hand, but every report I have had is that it is over priced and nothing special -- other than the fancy names they give their standard Italian restaurant dishes. The buzz is that it is just a fancier version of the other restaurants on the Market -- geared towards tourists and not worth the expense.

      From firsthand experience, go to Al Di La, Pane e Vino, Il Cortile del Re, or Fulton Five for worthwhile Italian in Charleston. Al Di La and Pane e Vino are my favorites.

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