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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” (107 reviews)
“veal” (60 reviews)
“manicotti” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5226 Shaw Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3042
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

This was our first time here. Definitely would recommend. The food was delicious!! Huge servings with some of the things ordered . The waiter we had was one of the best we have ever encountered!!

Thank lorinjer
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We had a large business group out for dinner. Our server was fast, attentive, helpful, and flawless! The gelato at the end stole the show. The appetizers were great for sharing, particularly the cheese fondue. Tried the short rib ravioli special which was just ok...More

Thank kborstad
Reviewed 29 January 2018

For our 54th anniversary Gitto's filled our request and gave us a nice booth in the front room. Great bustling ambience and an attentive wait staff. For our entrees we both decided to have something other than our usual pasta. My wife's large portion of...More

Thank Tansailr
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

My parents grew up in Chicago’s little Italy. They went to High School with Bella Bruna, That means I grew up eating at Bruna’s, Febo’s, and Baccanalia’s. Gitto’s makes me feel at home in St Louis. Great Italian food in a friendly neighborhood setting, like...More

Thank ScottD58
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

The toasted ravioli were so good! This is a very charming restaurant with signed photographs on the walls which make you feel like your dining with Dino and Frank in the Big Apple! Good place to take a date or the spouse and kids. Reasonable...More

Thank Tahlberg85
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

You pretty much cannot go wrong with anything on the menu. They have special menus at Valentine’s Day which spoils me because I miss the selections throughout the rest of the year.

1  Thank Clev5Clev
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Absolutely a great dining experience. Staff is fantastic, our waiter Don was as good as I have ever had. Never rushed and great space between courses. All of our meals were excellent, generous portions. You won’t be disappointed. Very enjoyable dining experience.

1  Thank Hoopnet4343
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

I ate at Charlie Gitto’s while in St. Louis on business in January and it was a great experience. It was sub zero weather when I was in town and dinner at Charlie Gitto’s is a great way to warm up. Their baked spaghetti with...More

1  Thank Trevor P
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant downtown St. Louis. We were told it was the best Italian restaurant in the city. Lots and lots of memorabilia in the restaurant. Menu is primarily Italian food and lots of selection. Our waitress was very engaging and never wrote anything down that...More

Thank Dennis L
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We ended our trip in St. Louis at Charlie Gitto's, and I am so glad we did. They have left a wonderful taste in my mouth. The wonderful customer service, and the exquisite food made the experience spectacular. There is not much else to say,...More

2  Thank Markibility
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Penny S
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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.
8 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, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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