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Zia's on the Hill

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5256 Wilson Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 776-0020
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 254
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  • 127
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 22
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  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice weekday lunch meal

This is another restaurant we have visited many times over the years. This time we stopped in for lunch on a Friday for lunch. The place was packed. We waited just a few minutes for a table. The waiter brought menus right away and told us water and bread were on the way and asked if we would like... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Bob H
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Kirkwood, Missouri
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I went to Zia's several years ago and it was...OK. I recently went back with friends who wanted to try it because they had heard of it, and again... was not impressed. There are many restaurants that do a great job of keeping things they way they've always been so that one feels as if their returning to an "old... More 

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We were referred to Zia's on the Hill by our Driver on our Fun Trolley Tour. Zia is in the Italian section known as "The Hill". The service, and food were very good. Worth the effort to find and enjoy, We would recommend this very good restaurant !!!

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Kirkwood, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

This is another restaurant we have visited many times over the years. This time we stopped in for lunch on a Friday for lunch. The place was packed. We waited just a few minutes for a table. The waiter brought menus right away and told us water and bread were on the way and asked if we would like anything... More 

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McLean, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

We. Went to the Hill expecting it to be like the North End in Boston or Little Italy in Baltimore and were disappointed that it didn't have the same bustle and narrow streets. Zia's seemed to be the only place with a wait on a weeknight. It's actually a much bigger place than it appears. We ordered an appetizer and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Our party of five went to Zia's about 5:00 p.m. on a Friday. We got a table immediately, but the place was filling up. We had the toasted ravioli, a St. Louis standard and arancini to start. The arancini was really good, the ravioli was okay. We had a variety of entrees from steak to chicken to pasta and all... More 

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hortgirl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Had dinner with my husband and loved the atmosphere, wait staff and experience. The Hill is a bit unusual as the restaurants fill up at 5:30 and empty out by 8:30. Expect to wait at least 20 minutes for a table, even on a Tuesday. They had my favorite wine, Sarrocco di Moscaio asti, so we were off to a... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Horrible customer service.....unbelievably so! Avoid, avoid, avoid is all I can say. Food less than good and service poor. Many other restaurants opon the Hill. Stay clear!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I have to say the Chicken Parm was excellent. The service was great as well. However, the bread tasted like it had freezer burn, and the pasta only fair. I would come back just for the Chicken Parm, as it is one of the best I've had.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Very good food! You better be ready to eat or you will be taking it home! Would strongly recommend going!I had the spaghetti with meat sauce that had very good marinara!

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Republic MO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We went mid-afternoon, before a Cardinals game. The place was packed and the hostess told us it would be 15-20 minutes. We considered leaving, but decided to wait it out. Within 5 minutes they called our name. This isn't the place for a romantic dinner, as the conversation level is very high. It reminded me of being part of a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5256 Wilson Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > The Hill
  • Neighborhood: The Hill
  • Phone Number: (314) 776-0020

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?