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Bringing the spirit of Italy to the heart of West Ashley

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After leaving Italy in the early 90's, Giuseppe and Fabio spent two decades immersed in the world-class culinary culture of Manhattan. Now, they've brought their Italian roots from the Big Apple to West of the Ashley.

We invite you to enjoy a delectable glass of Italian wine at Bacaro - the bar at Al Di La - before being whisked away to the Italian countryside on a gastronomic tour of the motherland.

From our delicately crafted specialty drinks to our signature fresh handmade pastas, your palate is sure to be awakened.

Tap here for our Thanksgiving Menu!

Dinner Menu

pizza - pasta - steak - seafood - dessert

Today's Specials

  1. Pesce Del Giorno

    $ MKT

    Pan-seared Barrel Fish over roasted fennel, potatoes, cherry tomatoes, arugula, with a tarragon beurre blanc

  2. Crispy Confit Duck Leg

    $ 22

    goat cheese polenta, roasted carrots, balsamic demiglace

  3. Burrata Caprese

    $ 12

    cherry tomatoes, basil, balsamic reduction, smoked salt

  4. Tomahawk Pork Chop

    $ 28

    14 oz grilled pork chop, roasted balsamic Brussel sprouts, veal demiglace, confit garlic

  5. Roasted Pumpkin Soup

    $ 6.5

    roasted spiced pumpkin seeds, brown butter, fried sage

Antipasti

  1. Zuppa Del Giorno

    $ 6

    creamy tomato basil soup, parmesean, basil oil

  2. Bruschetta

    $ 8.5

    mozzarella, tomato salad, and basil

  3. Beef Carpaccio

    $ 9

    wagyu beef, lemon olive oil, fried capers, and smoked salt

  4. Steamed Mussels

    $ 11

    charred tomato pesto, white wine, arugula

  5. Roasted Beet Salad

    $ 8.5

    arugula, goat cheese, toasted almonds, honey sherry vinaigrette

  6. Prosciutto Meatballs

    $ 9

    pork, beef, marinara sauce, gorgonzola cream

  7. Farro Salad

    $ 9.5

    roasted cauliflower and asparagus, mescalun, pancetta, walnut red wine vinaigrette

Primi

  1. Ricotta Gnocchi

    $ 13 / 17

    ricotta and marscapone gnocchi, shrimp, grape tomatoes and basil

  2. Fettucine Bolognese

    $ 11 / 15

    fresh egg pasta, traditional ragu

  3. Tagliatelle

    $ 14 / 19

    duck confit, cremini mushrooms, crème fraiche and truffle oil

  4. Penne Vodka

    $ 13 / 17

    housemade sausage, hand-pulled mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, basil, spicy vodka sauce

  5. Braised Pork Pappardelle

    $ 13 / 18

    roasted carrots, caramelized onions, gremolata, rosemary cream sauce

Secondi

  1. Pesce Del Giorno

    $ MKT

    Pan-seared Barrel Fish over roasted fennel, potatoes, cherry tomatoes, arugula, with a tarragon beurre blanc

  2. Chicken Parmigiana

    $ 19

    pomodoro sauce, fresh tonnarelli pasta

  3. Risotto del Giorno

    $ 20

    roasted acorn squash, brown butter, sage, with seared sea scallops

  4. Tagliata di Manzo

    $ 23

    balsamic marinated bavette steak, mashed potatoes, arugula salad, veal demiglace, truffle butter

  5. Veal Scallopini

    $ 24

    pan-fried veal cutlets, watermelon radish salad, roasted carrots, lemon-caper aioli

Dolci

  1. Cannoli Siciliana

    $ 7

    fried dough filled with sweet amaretto ricotta cream

  2. Ricotta Cheesecake

    $ 7.5

    amaretti crust, berry coulis

  3. Tiramisu

    $ 7.5

    ladyfingers, mascarpone cream, espresso

  4. Chocolate Torte

    $ 7.5

    toasted almonds, dark chocolate ganache

  5. Affogato

    $ 7

    vanilla gelato, espresso

  6. Gelati

    $ 7

    Vanilla, Chocolate, Pistaschio

Hours

Come taste Italia!

Lunch

Monday - Saturday :    Noon - 2:30p

Dinner

Monday - Wednesday:    4:30p - 10:00p

Thursday - Saturday:    4:30p - 10:30p