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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)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5226 Shaw Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3042
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Reviewed March 26, 2017

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...More

1  Thank Joe N
Reviewed March 23, 2017

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

1  Thank Wayne D
Reviewed March 22, 2017

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!

Thank Carol V
Reviewed March 17, 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.

Thank Deb B
Reviewed March 14, 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...More

Thank braddy09
Reviewed March 6, 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.

Thank TennesseeZeke
Reviewed February 25, 2017

I visited with a group of 8 for my mother-in-law's birthday. Charlie Gitto's is a very classic Italian fine dining restaurant. Inside it's quiet and fairly dimly lit. There is a host at the front wearing a tux and the wait staff is wearing white...More

Thank DrDub2001
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Awesome dining experience on the Hill … The maître d' was efficient but yet comical and entertaining … The waiter was very efficient and professional … The food was delish needless to say If you wear a hat, you will be asked to remove it...More

Thank danieldstephenson
Reviewed February 13, 2017

You can't go wrong at Charlie Gitto's. Whether your there for the great pasta or more for a fine dining experience this is a St. Louis favorite.

Thank Jay H
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Cosistency, consistency. We've never had anything but a great meal at Gittos, with service to match. Traditional Italian at it's best. Our waiter Tim (also the wine captain) was great, attentive. Everything came out timely, excellently prepared, and HUGE portions.

Thank G3690JYjohnw
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Penny S
December 31, 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!
September 2, 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.
July 8, 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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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