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Charlie Gitto's

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5226 Shaw Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3043 (Marconi & Edwards)
+1 314-772-8898
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16:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Jefferson City, Missouri
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanting good Italian food and going to Charlie Gitto's never disappoints when we are in St. Louis. The service is superb and the food melts in you mouth and your tastebuds are on a ride that make you want to eat every bite. I highly recommend this to anyone that loves the best Italian food!

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Thank lmoeckli
St. Louis
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48 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Elegant! Greeted promptly by hostess. Enjoyed a drink at the bar while our table was readied. We had reservations and received Charlie's booth! Food was sumptuous. Italian classics done right! Save room for dessert. Service was outstanding.

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Thank shy_kitten
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Weather you're taking your clients here for business or your husband/wife on a date this is must dined spot! All the pasta is homemade and you can defiantly tell it doesn't come out of a box. The sauces are full of flavor from the natural ingredients and added spices. As far as desert, I highly recommend my personal favorite, cannoli

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Thank Michelle C
Indiana
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for a birthday celebration for my wife. They far exceeded my expectations! The food was fabulous Todd was our waiter and he definitely knows his craft! Derek is the general manager the way he manages you truly feel he cares about your family and the dining experience. Our family needed this we needed a night to feel... More 

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Millburn, New Jersey
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family has dined at CG's multiple times including our recent visit in March. The service and food have consistently been terrific. This time I tried the salmon (on a diet!) and it was really good, even without the herb butter applied. I love the atmosphere and the overall feel. Really good! (Costco STL used to sell $100 gift cards... More 

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Marquette, Michigan
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

GREAT! Old, dark, great service, nice wine list and even better food. Definitely worth seeking out! The veal chop Milanese was extremely good.

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Bryant, Arkansas
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere was great for meeting a friend. We sat at the bar until she arrived. The bartender was great and recommended a few menu items. The food was great and service was excellent!

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Thank Carol V
Bloomington, Minnesota
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8 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Well worth the drive from MN. We loved the homemade noodles. Parking was easy, staff was very friendly and informative. The flourless cake for dessert was to die for and more than the three of us could share.

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Thank debb452
Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The first time (16 years ago) I took my future-wife here we ate outside on the patio. The food was the best I had tasted to that point in my life and the service was impeccable. Forget the 10%-20% tip calculations, this service is worth 30%!! We've been a few more times since then, including my proposal to her on... More 

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Tennessee
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

My family and I had dinner at Charlie Gitto's last friday night. This was our first time but not our last. The food was incredible and the service was first rate. A very authentic Italian restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5226 Shaw Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3043
    (Marconi & Edwards)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > The Hill
  • Neighbourhood: The Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 314-772-8898

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?