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Charlie Gitto's

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The Hill
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5226 Shaw Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3043 (Marconi & Edwards)
(314) 772-8898
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 87
    Very good
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  • 12
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful Italian

We came here for a night out as we were moving across country! Everything was amazing! The service was definitely on point! The food was delicious!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Sienna G
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Business meetings
  • Families with children
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English first
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came here for a night out as we were moving across country! Everything was amazing! The service was definitely on point! The food was delicious!

Thank Sienna G
Saint Louis, Missouri
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this restaurant with my wife on a date. We were met with free valet, and a very welcoming receptionist, which I do believe was the owner himself! We had a reservation, so we were seated right away. The restaurant seemed very large, and was draped in old-world style, from dark wooden walls, to worn-in, dim wall sconces.... More 

Thank Jarrett D
Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been dining here over 25 years & they never miss! Excellent service, fine food & romantic atmosphere.

Thank Echo T
Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You know those times when you just seem to click with your waiter, like you are on the same page - about everything? Well, that is what happened with this visit to Charlie Gitto's for dinner with our #1 daughter and her husband who live in the area, very near "The Hill" where the original Charlie Gitto's is - they... More 

Thank Steve_J31522
Destin, Florida
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very good traditional Italian restaurant with good service and reasonable prices. Somewhere Sinatra or Martin would enjoy, and you will hear much of their music while you dine.

Thank 1wa2hvn
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is old school as restaurants go they greet you at the front of the house. Had a few drinks at the bar service was fine. Dinner there was four of us we all had some local grown tomatoes to start that was there special that night. Along with the fried ravioli which was good. I had the pasta... More 

Thank Dennis S
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only was the food traditional red sauce Italian but the interior was very traditional Italian eatery. No red and white table clothes but a good step up. Waiter was great with our teenage kids. Food was deliciosio!

Thank AMGerczak
Atlanta, Georgia
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191 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent meal, service and company. Toasted ravioli all around started a good St. Louis Italian meal.

Thank JParlante
St. Louis
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charlie Gitto's on the Hill is our "go to" place for special events. We are always made to feel like returning friends. Everything on the menu is delicious, but a personal favorite is their tortellini in cream sauce. Ummmm....makes my mouth water just thinking about it!

Thank Jerilyn S
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

I have never been to Charley Gittos (born and raised in Saint Louis) but decided to give it a try during my visit for my 50th high school reunion. I was a bit apprehensive being a solo diner but was welcomed with open arms by a lovely young woman who was the hostess. Had an excellent, personable waiter who made... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5226 Shaw Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3043
    (Marconi & Edwards)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > The Hill
  • Neighborhood: The Hill
  • Phone Number: (314) 772-8898

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children


Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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