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

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  • 120
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 15
    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
Most recent review
Get the Homemade Papperdelle with Lobster!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Patti R
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Alpharetta, Georgia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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254 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Alpharetta, Georgia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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West Palm Beach, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

It was a great meal. We went out the whole family. We started with a caesar and a "exotic" fruit salad. Both were delicious. For main dishes, we had Homemade ravioli, Fettuchini Alfredo and Homemade papperdelle with lobster. We cleaned our plates. Great meal from start to finish. Wonderful staff and sweet Owner/Manager. Go ENJOY...

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Hartford, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Excellent wine selection & chicken parmesana. Our table had an Italian Pinot Grigio & two French Malbecs. Owners were pleasant. Veal was sold out.

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Cold Lake, Alberta
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Who goes for Italian food when in the Caribbean? We did and loved the homemade pappardelle with lobster and zucchini in rose' sauce. The most tender pasta we have had loaded with chunks of lobster. Bruschetta starter, grilled vegetables, tiramisu and limoncello to end the meal. Tasty treat!!!

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Greenwood, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Nothing spectacular but the mom and pop who run it are great people. There was no waiting to get in but it was a little warm inside.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We visited on one of the last night's of our honeymoon on a suggestion from a family we met the previous day and made reservations in advance. Bruschetta and bread basket before dinner helped hold over our appetites and we enjoyed glasses of wine ($6-8/average prices). The handmade pappardelle with lobster in a rose sauce is amazinggg!! It was a... More 

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Hampshire
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117 reviews 117 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Lovely authentic Italian food friendly staff great lady host but you have to be relaxed about the service as it is slow or at least was on our visit. However the quality of the food more than makes up and in any event what is there to rush for when you are on holiday. Go for it the food will... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Although the food was good, the service was not. From the time we got there (we had a reservation), we were treated as though the owner was doing us a favor by letting us dine there. Upon sitting down at our table, we were told we would have to wait at least 5 minutes for service as a large party... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

we have visited this exquisite restaurant since 2005 and have enjoyed it every year. we usually stay at the marriott resort, so it's a nice leisurely walk from the resort.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We went to dinner there on New Years Day. It is a pretty small restaurant, but we were able to get a reservation by calling the day prior. We all had pasta - the wine list was pretty limited but ok. It was fresh and tasty. The prices were a more reasonable than the Italian restaurant at the Marriott. I... 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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