Evo

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South Carolina is not a hotbed of great pizza. But Lowcountry cooks are famously talented; and Evo – an acronym for Extra Virgin Oven – is evidence that those creative juices combined with local products and a wood-fired oven can equal outstanding pizza.

But first, if it’s summer, consider a panzanella salad made with big chunks of boomingly delicious heirloom tomatoes and significant house-made croutons along with pickled red onion, crumbles of creamy local blue cheese, and basil, all dressed with bright balsamic vinaigrette.

Pizza is cooked in a roaring wood-fired oven, emerging with crust that is lightweight, easy to chew. Toppings range from basic margherita to such inventions as pistachio pesto topped with mozzarella (made here daily) and just enough crème fraiche to elevate the eating experience into wanton excess. We have enjoyed a special of locally made feta along with fresh okra and a puree of roasted garlic and corn as well as the oh-so-southern “pork trifecta” of house-made sausage, pepperoni, and smoked bacon.

When Evo is too crowded (it often is), consider walking around back for somewhat lighter eats at Evo’s Craft Bakery. Here you find a menu of sandwiches, desserts, coffees and chocolate, some small-plate dinners, as well as a repertoire of superb hearth-baked baguettes, boules, and batards.

What to Eat
Evo, Pork Trifecta Pizza
Pork Trifecta Pizza
Must-Try
Pork trifecta: pepperoni, bacon and house-made sausage
Evo, Panzanella Salad
Panzanella Salad
Must-Try
Panzanella salad combines croutons with heirloom tomatoes, pickled red onion & blue cheese.
Evo, Olive Plate
Olive Plate
Must-Try
A single olive plate provides hors d'oeuvre for a table of four.
Evo, Giardiniera Salad
Giardiniera Salad
Must-Try
Giardiniera that accompanies sandwiches is pepper-hot.
Evo, Kombucha
Kombucha
Must-Try
Lenny Boy kombucha from Charleston, NC
Evo, Blueberry Calzone
Blueberry Calzone
Blueberry calzone: berries share space with melting chocolate.
Evo, Italian Panini
Italian Panini
Italian Panini, on the Craft Bakery menu
Evo, Apple Pie
Apple Pie
Fruit in apple pie is wickedly al dente.
Directions and Hours
open now
Sunday11am - 10pm
Monday11am - 10pm
Tuesday11am - 10pm
Wednesday11am - 10pm
Thursday11am - 10pm
Friday11am - 10pm
Saturday11am - 10pm
Information
Price
$$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
Yes
Outdoor Seating
Yes
Website

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