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Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
869 466 3735
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  • 134
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great...but closing?

The owners were present & given that our hosts were from Italy, there was lively conversation regarding the differences between Northern & Southern Italy! The food was tasteful, abundant & authentic. One sad note was that there was a note on the door that the restaurant was closing for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Madison, Wisconsin
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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English first
Cheshire, Connecticut
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Couldn't disagree with AustinWelch recent review of one of our favorite restaurants-Ciao in St. Kitts................I did not experience one thing that he listed-the menu, price and most importantly the cuisine was amazing.............my husband, myself and our friends totally agree. We liked it so much we ate there 3 times!! LOVED IT!! I am worried that rumors that it is closing... More 

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Homewood, Alabama
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Had a great night and meal! The food was only half, the lovely couple that own Ciao made up the other half of a wonderful evening.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The owners were present & given that our hosts were from Italy, there was lively conversation regarding the differences between Northern & Southern Italy! The food was tasteful, abundant & authentic. One sad note was that there was a note on the door that the restaurant was closing for renovations in 2 days. Regardless of whether or not it was... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Husband and wife team are so nice. Really enjoyable. Food delicious = bruschetta appetizer so fresh! All food good. Service was excellent. Recommend after they are done with their remodel!!

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Holliston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Once seated, the owner came over and walked us through the lengthy menu and gave us some tips on ordering. My son had chicken parm stuffed with ham and eggplant and he loved it. My husband said the Lasagne Bolognese was the best he ever had. I had Mahi and it was good.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

My family and I decided that we were feeling italian food because we had already experienced most of the restaurants on our resort at the Marriott at St. Kitts. Conveniently, or so we thought, the restaurant is located close by our resort so we figured the short walk would not be too troubling. As we arrived, we were the third... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My family of had a wonderful meal at Ciao while staying at the Marriott St. Kitts Resort just down the street. The food was excellent. All of the pasta is made on site. The owners are Italian and visited us several times to be sure we were happy with everything. One member of our party is vegan and loved the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I must say that I was pleasantly surprised at finding one of the most authentic Italian restaurants sitting on this little island in the Caribbean! I have had Italian food all over the US, and it wasn't until I visited Italy for the first time that I found out what it was really supposed to taste like. May I say,... More 

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Murphy, North Carolina
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Everything from the appetizer to dessert was wonderful. My husband unit had a veal dish with eggplant and spaghetti. I had a veggie dish - Green Alfredo. The most delicate spinach noodles I've every eaten. Just delicious! The owner was so personable and lovely you felt like you were dining with family. Love the family feel she gave her restaurant.... More 

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Excellent Italian cuisine with the ability to modify the preparation to suit customers' preferences.

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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, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?