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Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
869 466 3735
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Ranked #11 of 27 Restaurants in Basseterre
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Mendham, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Out second time here and unfortunately they didn't have everything that was listed on the menu. Restaurant was hot in side and truthfully we should have walked out. Food was ok.

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Indianapolis
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Easy walk from Marriott. Food was very good and staff was very accommodating to our large group with five childern

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Phoenix, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Had some wonderful pasta but had to wait 25 minutes for the check. The owner was there and sat behind his desk with little concern for what was going on with the customers. He seemed to be more interested in doing the billing than how the wait staff was treating people needing service. He could have helped.

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Boonton, New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Have eaten here many times (10) over the last 6 years. I had linguini with clam sauce which was excellent and very well apportioned. My wife had pumpkin ravioli whose flavor was a big step down than in years past. The owner is in Italy recuperating from an injury suffered in St Kitts which might account for the apparent slide... More 

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Melville, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My family and I have enjoyed ciao's many years. Gorgonzola ravioli being a favorite, I must say the restaurant needs some updating. Especially considering the new beautiful restaurants in St. Kitts.

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Caldwell, New Jersey
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This is just a short and safe walk from the Marriott and is a decent meal, so it saves you a taxi bill. The menu was pretty fair size and the food was good. The pasta appeared to be home made giving it that added special touch. The inside was while not picturesque or memorable as it had no scenic... More 

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

If you ever get a chance to go to the Marriott at St. Kitts - go to Ciao and enjoy the Italian food. We had the chicken and Penne Pasta.... it was very tender and delicious

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

For people with food allergies, i.e. allergic to cheese, Ciao provides limited options. I had the tomato basil penne pasta add shrimp and it was good but I could have made this exact same dish at home and I am an average cook. Nothing special, nothing grand, nothing that I cannot create in my own kitchen. That is the reason... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The food was fresh, authentic, the prices weren't outrageous and the portions were plentiful. It's close to the Marriott so you don't have to pay for a taxi to get there and back. And that's definitely a plus as many of the off property restaurants are a $40 bill. The service was excellent and very friendly. Definitely have to check... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Dined there recently and found the food very boring. The tomato sauce was flavorless (add sugar and you've got Chef Boyardee). The lobster parpardelle came with yellow squash which (in my opinion) makes bland blander. I usually like gnocci, but the dish I received tasted like a gelatinous extrusion from a play-dough machine. I did enjoy the many typos on... More 

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Additional Information about ciao

Address: Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
Phone Number: 869 466 3735
Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  St. Kitts  >  Basseterre
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Italian

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