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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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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 6 days ago via mobile

The “Hill” area of St. Louis was recommended twice on a recent trip specifically for their Italian restaurants. After having Charlie Gitto’s come up in both conversations, our group decided we’d try it - it didn’t disappoint at all. I made online reservations through their...More

Thank Jason F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our meal was amazing! Lobster bisque was to die for and tiramisu was the perfect dessert to end a fabulous meal. We had a great 19th Anniversary!

Thank carjosbry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was great and the food was amazing. We got the toasted ravioli and meatballs for an appetizer and they were awesome. All of our dinners were great too. We will be returning!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Charlie Gitto's on the Hill which we're told is the fancier one. The location downtown is more casual. The one on the Hill is a white table cloth restaurant with dark wood and low light. We had checked the menu previously...More

Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has amazing, authentic food. The toasted ravioli was accidentally invented here and it’s really yummy. Even the water is refreshing. They don’t let you get even halfway in your glass before they fill it up again. My very picky kids loved it, too!!!...More

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was excellent. Cesar salad done perfectly. The toasted ravioli was good. Pasta dishes were done very well. Highly recommended

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

3 of us were in town on business and had a desire for great fundamental Italian food on The Hill. I have never been disappointed with Trip Advisor recos and have always had a great meal on The Hill. Monday night was no exception with...More

Thank MJBinVA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town for a few things and decided for a nice dinner for a date night. I had been here years ago though I have been to the restaurant downtown on numerous occasions before a ball game. This location is more intimate and...More

Thank TheLegend_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food great service! A must when in St Louis! In walking distance from convention center. Best Italian i have had on a long time.

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Charlie Gitto’s on the Hill is hands down the best Italian in Saint Louis. Very classy place, great staff and the food is incredible. Best Lasagna I have ever had. Their steaks are cooked to perfection and their wine selection is top of line. Will...More

Thank Brian O
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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, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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
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