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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

I understand the allure of a traditional Italian restaurant being a Philadelphia native. The dining room has the right ambiance and the neighborhood fits the bill. However, the food is just ok (at least what I ordered). I went with the special, Veal Cordon Bleu....More

Thank Bobbarrenger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ate at the Hollywood Casino location during a recent business trip. The bread basket was good, the italian chopped salad was fantastic ( I was able to order a half salad), and the papardelle pasta with San Marzano tomato sauce was tender and flavorful....More

Thank zoeycraw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We selected Charlie Gitto’s on a trip passing through STL at dinner time based on its Trip Advisor rating. There were many Italian restaurants in the area (The Hill) to chose from. The rating (#3 of 200) was right on. The dinner was fantastic. Had...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lucky we made a reservation many days before our Saturday night visit! While in St. Louis we had to eat on the hill, and we had made a great choice. No problem for my husband and I to split a salad. Each of us received...More

Thank NancyinDerby
Reviewed 14 April 2018 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 13 April 2018

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 4 April 2018

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 4 April 2018 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 1 April 2018 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 30 March 2018 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
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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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, 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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