The Wild Olive in Johns Island, South Carolina, is a restaurant that is committed to providing Italian food made with sustainable ingredients. Since opening its doors in 2009, Wild Olive has focused on creating Italian food at its finest with the use of seasonal ingredients paired with pastas made from scratch and house-cured meats. Wild Olive extends its commitment to sustainability beyond its menu.

As the first Certified Green Restaurant in South Carolina, Wild Olive has proven that it cares about its customers as well as the environment. Wild Olive works with local purveyors and suppliers to source the freshest ingredients possible while also making a commitment to protect the environment by composting and recycling over 85% of all its waste materials. Wild Olive is a restaurant that follows what it preaches. It wants to not only provide farm-to-table Italian cuisine to the public, it also wants to promote sustainability by reducing waste and improving the environment.

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Restaurant Hours

Wild Olive is open 7 days a week for dinner service. The days and hours of operation are as follows.

Dinner Service

Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm


Reservations can be made for Wild Olive online via RESY or by contacting the restaurant directly at 843-737-4177.


The menu at Wild Olive is crafted of Italian food made with fresh locally sourced ingredients. Wild Olive is committed to providing a menu that consists of authentic Italian food made with pure, simple ingredients. Using fresh ingredients and creating staples such as pasta from scratch provides a true feel of authenticity to the Italian cuisine offered by Wild Olive. Menu changes are prevalent as Wild Olive uses seasonal ingredients for its dishes. The following are some menu offerings.

Dinner Menu

· Starters - Risotto fritters, salad greens, marinated olives, crispy calamari, charred octopus, house-cured salumi, and more.

· Pasta - Ricotta gnocchi, lasagna, baked penne, pappardelle, calamaretti, and more.

· Entrees - Grass-fed rib eye steak, grilled swordfish, pork shoulder, chicken parmesan, seared sea scallops, and more.

· Sides - Meatballs, Brussels sprouts, smashed fried potatoes, potato gnocchi, farro verde, and more.

· Dessert - Daily gelati, apple cider ricotta doughnut, tiramisu, chocolate peanut butter custard, and an assortment of dessert wines.

· Wine - White, red, and sparkling wines by the glass and bottle.


Wild Olive is very community involved. This is reflected in the assortment of events that it hosts. From hosting local fundraisers to supporting local charities to giving garden dinner parties, Wild Olive is always actively involved in an upcoming event. Patrons can get the latest details on these events by visiting the Wild Olive website or following Wild Olive via social media through Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Gift Cards

The gift of authentic Italian food prepared with effort and care is one that anyone would enjoy. Wild Olive offers gift cards for purchase online. Customers can choose between a traditional gift card that is sent to the recipient via standard mail or FedEx or an e-gift certificate that is sent to the recipient via email.


Wild Olive, 2867 Maybank Highway, Johns Island, SC 29455, Phone: 843-737-4177

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