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Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
869 466 3735
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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  • 126
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Get out of the Marriott and down to Ciao!

Excellent food, owners on site and in charge, comfortable outside deck, great prices! The lobster ravioli was fantastic and the portions were generous. Easy, safe walk from the Marriott.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
jraygolf
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Trumbull, CT
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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263 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Nobleton, Canada
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great..everything was amazing...a lot of choice of Italian food..and wine was good.. Sat outside she made room for us.. Which was Awesome..

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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I was shocked to read so many good reviews after eating at Ciao. The food is the highlight which is at best average and more specifically lacks effort and any depth of flavour. Two of our waitresses had no idea about the menu or the wine list and gave us poor recommendations. One waitress was polite and knowledgeable but over... More 

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Philadelphia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We visited Ciao on our first night in St. kitts and it was approximately a ten minute walk from the Marriott Resort. The menu was simple yet inviting and each one of us found something we loved. Sitting outside on the patio is a must for the light evening breeze made it very comfortable after a day at the pool.... More 

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Trumbull, CT
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Excellent food, owners on site and in charge, comfortable outside deck, great prices! The lobster ravioli was fantastic and the portions were generous. Easy, safe walk from the Marriott.

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Toronto, Canada
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This little gem is close to the Marriott and worth the 10 minute walk. The pasta is freshly homemade by the owner and they take fantastic care of you. The homemade lobster parpadelle is simply AMAZING. My spouse had chicken parm baked with cheese and eggplant. Was great. The merlot complimented my meal. The Tartuffo was also homemade and plentiful... More 

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Sacramento, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Wonderful food, great owner/hostess. Home made fettuccine noodles with Alfredo sauce was excellent. There were eight of us, so service was a bit slow, but that is expected in that part of the world. Sat outside under the canopy, very comfortable.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Food was outstanding. A bit pricey. Ma-Ma is just as the other posts noted. 2 minute walk from Timothy Beach.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The owner was very strange and never quite had it together. We had to ask for water repeatedly and none of us got exactly what we ordered. Food wasn't bad but it took forever for everything. Not a good environment either. We won't go back

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ct
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

What a lovely experience excellent wine and food and service will go back try it what a experience it seems like ur in Italy

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

An easy walk from the Marriott, this casual Italian restaurant was a very pleasant surprise! We didn't think you could get great Italian on an island but we were wrong! It is owned by an Italian man who is also the chef and all the pasta is homemade (we learned all this when he stopped by our table to make... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  St. Kitts  >  Basseterre
  • Phone Number: 869 466 3735

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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