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Charlie Gitto's

5226 Shaw Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3042
+1 314-772-8898
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“toasted ravioli” (109 reviews)
“veal” (52 reviews)
“manicotti” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5226 Shaw Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3042
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a large group and the staff accommodated us without any issues. We failed to call ahead for reservations and they seated us without missing a beat. The food is made fresh on the premises daily. Don't miss the toasted ravioli, the baked spaghetti...More

Thank Jo N
Reviewed 2 days ago

A great place has a busy front of house and manages it well. They do a great job here. I recommend a reservation. Place seems very busy at peak time, but looked like if you wanted to eat after 8:30 on a Friday, you might...More

Thank OleMissbanker
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You must go here if you are looking for some great service and food. You can tell it’s fresh and Italian authentic. The service was way above average and they did a fantastic job welcoming us. Try the Chicken Parm and Lasagna.

Thank Gordyjr
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Charlie the owner and host was present throughout our dinner. My key ingredient for a successful business. The food and service was excellent and reasonably priced given the quality. I’d go back.

Thank CharlieVPa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best place ever my new favorite restaurant. I have been several times now. A little expensive but excellent food. Nunzi is another and fried ravioli.

Thank liljeeplover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in the mood for Italian and Charlies was the closest to Hampton Inn Downtown. Service was prompt and waitress was attentive. Servings were large ...actually way too much for my appetite. Quality of food taste was above average and moderately priced. I would...More

Thank zekewolf2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started off with house-made toasted ravioli and a fried potato dish with beer cheese. We also had homemade bread made fresh daily. Then the delicious entree’s we had chicken nunzio and chicken rigatoni. Definitely a must if you venture to the Hill!

Thank hepope
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an early dinner on a Saturday night. Several friends recommended this restaurant, and it did not disappoint. The staff was great, and the food was even better! We all ordered something different and tried each other’s dishes. Everything was absolutely amazing. I would...More

Thank Rich G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us (brothers and wives) visited the restaurant after a nice Sunday visit to the nearby Missouri Botanical Garden. It was a beautiful spring day and we arrived around 5 PM and sat in their outdoor dining area. It was a great experience. Our...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was in St Louis on a business trip and hit this place based on reccomendation from coworkers. Its in an amazingly quaint neighborhood and just has a cool feel. Its fairly upscale without being pretentious. I dont know who invented fried Ravioli but it was...More

Thank DCSnowpatrol
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Penny S
31 December 2017|
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Response from catnapper58 | Reviewed this property |
Most dishes are in the $20-30 range. A decent bottle of wine is about $30. Regardless, as a 2nd generation Italian, it is well worth the money!
2 September 2017|
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Response from Carlos I | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about their drink prices, but the food is very reasonable for authentic and delicious food!! You won't be disappointed.
9 July 2017|
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Response from StLM8513 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code but if you are really really casual you might feel out of place
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5226 Shaw Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3042
    (Marconi & Edwards)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > The Hill
  • Neighbourhood: The Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 314-772-8898
  • E-mail
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