THE LOCALE | Gio's Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar
THE LOWDOWN | If you're looking for a place to kick back with a glass of wine after work, try Gio's Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar. That's where we went this week for happy hour.
Gio's Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar is located on Ocean Highway in Pawleys Island. It's under new ownership by a local family.
Gio's Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar is a classy bar with a cozy and casual atmosphere. Two chalkboards hang on the brick wall behind the bar indicating specials. The bar seats ten.
Artwork hangs in the bar as well as in the dining area. There's also an outdoor deck for seating. That's where you'll hear live music on Thursday nights.
The bar has a lengthy wine list. Gio's also offers daily food specials with dishes such as Chicken Toscana, Salmon Florentine or NY Strip.
Happy hour runs from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Drink deals include $1 discount on wine (making it $5), $2 domestic draft and bottle beers, $2.50 import beers and $4 well drinks.
TIPS | Gio's Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar can host private parties.
FIND IT | 10008 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island. Call 237-8245 or visit http://giositaliankitchen.com.
Mandy Rodgers, for Weekly Surge