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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 good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (51 reviews)
“manicotti” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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5226 Shaw Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3042
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Reviews (651)
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11 - 20 of 651 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I guess my expectations was too high. I ordered the gnocchi with bolognese sauce and my husband ordered fettuccine alfredo. The gnocchi was just like the packaged kind from the store. I was disappointed. The restaurant itself was very charming and the waitress was fantastic...More

Thank lbledsoe7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our favorite restaurant in St Louis. We ate here one of our first trips up and have eaten here almost every trip since. The restaurant has a nice cozy feel to it. The servers are friendly, service is prompt and attentive and the...More

Thank jantalking
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love good Italian and sometimes that's hard to find when you're traveling. We tried Charlie's based in TA reviews and were rewarded with one of the best meals we've eaten. Service was prompt, friendly, and welcoming. Menu selections were vast - something for everyone....More

2  Thank Kazakboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charlie Gitto's had a good menu. I got the lobster ravioli and my wife got the manicotti. Both dishes were fantastic. Very rich and flavorful. The ambiance was what you would expect from an Italian restaurant. Prices were around 20 to 35 a plate. The...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charlie Gitto's is probably one of the best Italian restaurants in St. Louis! Their menu consists of all the Italian delicacies everyone enjoys. You won't be disappointed here and you have to have the toasted ravioli, one of their specialties!

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Spaghetti Bolognese is by far the best I have ever had in my 75 years and as a result is probably 4000 calories all by itself. Every thing else ordered by our party was also very good. This is not a place for modern...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right in the middle of "the Hill" with many other Italian stores and restaurants. Gitto's is old school Italian cuisine with a touch of class at not so classy prices. Don't be concerned when yo first walk and an your don't see any tables available...More

Thank StLM8513
Reviewed 15 May 2017

A fairly large group of us enjoyed a very good experience at this restaurant. It's located in The Hill area of St Louis, and worth going to. Our waiter, Timothy, was very attentive, and had a never-ending supply of stories to entertain us. The food...More

Thank Charlie Z
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious meal with family and friends. The portions were large, and the quality was excellent. It was some of the best Italian food we've every eaten. It's one of the best restaurants in St Louis for a reason. Make sure you make...More

Thank Signal_CPTs
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Very knowledgable and cordial waiter. Great wine. One in our group had special gazpacho with watermelon soup which was very tasty and two had lobster bisque, which was very smooth and tasty. Our entrees were a special scallop dish, lasagna, and a veal lemonatta. All...More

Thank teachgeek
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you e-mail a menu with prices for dinner?
20 April 2017|
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Response from Wiilliam11 | Reviewed this property |
David S
do they have a private room for a group of 12-16?
12 March 2017|
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Response from BusinessTripper125 | Reviewed this property |
yes, they do.
Andi F
Is there a kids menu?
8 January 2017|
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Response from Donna O | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know. Call the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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