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Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
869 466 3735
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 37
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Italian Restaurant

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
AJimJenkins
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Harpenden, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Murphy, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A good little Italian, nice seafood pasta and good Italian starters. Worth a visit if you've had enough bbq pork : )

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

A short walk from the Marriott you'll find authentic, delicious and reasonably priced Italian fare. The owners are hospitable and like to explain their menu in detail. Yes, when they are very busy you will have to wait as the staff is small, but the food is worth it. We were given a glass of wine each on the house... More 

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Trinidad
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

After a very long day of flying, delayed flights, disappointments when getting to our hotel...we were starving and in need of something soothing to eat. We decided to try this restaurant as it was walking distance from our "resort". We were NOT disappointed!! The service was great! The food even better! The price was great as well. I had the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Waited too long for meal to be delivered. And while the choices of available beer were many, unfortunately they only had local beers available.

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Atlanta, GA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We walked down from the Marriott. It was a nice and safe walk. The owner is so sweet and helpful in describing the dishes. The pasta is definitely homemade and fresh.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We have visited St. Kitt's Marriott in Frigate Bay 4 times. Each time we are sure to have one dinner at CIAO. Our most recent visit was predictably very good. We started with a complimentary bruschetta--fresh diced tomatoes with excellent seasoning on toasted small bread round. We ordered a red wine which was unavailable, but the owner suggested another more... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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144 reviews 144 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Very good Italian meal near the Marriott. Homemade pasta dishes. Simple meals well prepared. Owner visits every table. Decent small wine list. Bruschetta was just ok. Very good Caesar salad. Recommend sitting outside.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

May not be super fancy...but the owner treats each diner like a personal guest in her home! Food is very good and the waitress work hard to make you happy. We have eaten here each time we visit St. Kitts!

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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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