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Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
+1 869-466-3735
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“gnocchi” (22 reviews)
“lobster” (48 reviews)
“ham” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food was good and we all enjoyed it. The owner however was such a sweet sole. It is obvious how much she loves cooking & being helpful to her customers. She gave us an aloe stalk for my son's sunburn. So incredibly kind. I...More

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had just finished the Sunset cruise. We got dropped off at the Marriott and we set out to find a place for dinner. We stumbled upon Ciao. So glad we did. The place is kinda divey.... but..... the food is to die for. We...More

Thank narlytoes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Authentic, family-owned Italian. Very close to Marriott. Owners are on site. Great fresh selections with homemade pasta. Best gnocchi ever. Make reservations, and do not miss Ciao! Relax; great food takes time.

Thank 1818-Martin
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Best food we have ever eaten on a Marriott vacation destination. Everything was homemade. We had lobster ravioli, fettuccine Alfredo,. Gnocchi with bolaneese, beef ravioli. Owner came to meet us..super friendly staff..A+++++ O

Thank Dorothy P
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Food and service were very good and the owners, Ilde & Dario, feel like new friends. We stopped on our first evening, just for a drink. Came the next evening for dinner and we're welcomed warmly by Ilde. Grouper in garlic sauce and gnocchi bolognese...More

Thank cindy b
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Food was good authentic Italian, prepared by Italian chef. If I hadn't been already told about this restaurant I would have been surprised finding this restaurant on a West Indies island. I would have to agree though that the meals were a little pricey based...More

Thank John S
Reviewed May 22, 2017

My wife loved her lobster thurmador but I got a fish dish with pasta and it was so-so. Overall it was the pasta sauce that turned me off. The owners are very friendly as is the staff.

Thank Bill B
Reviewed May 21, 2017

We come to Ciao every time we come to St. Kitts. Just a short walk from the Marriott, the location is great. The food is always delicious and the flavors are authentic. Favorites include the baked lobster ravioli and the handmade parpadelle with lobster and...More

Thank akdaniel
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Three of us ate here several nights ago, and were thoroughly pleased with both the food and the service. The restaurant is about a 5 minute walk from the front door of the Marriott. We had veal Parmesan, beef ravioli, and lobster ravioli (green preparation…they...More

Thank G D
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Pizza wasn't great but the pasta is always good. Really nice service. We've visited several times and enjoy coming for dinner or lunch. Even if we arrive a bit later than their lunch hours, they always serve us and make us feel welcome.

Thank Trudie H
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Janice M
February 1, 2016|
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Response from Kathryn M | Reviewed this property |
You already have your answer from someone else and I will confirm that his response is correct. It is an easy, safe walk. It is located on the same side of the street and just before the local market (which is worth a... More
Julie R
December 22, 2015|
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Response from Peter F | Reviewed this property |
Doubt it. They have some decent wine at a good price. We drank some Chilean merlot for $26 a bootle. It was very drinkable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  St. Kitts  >  Basseterre
  • Phone Number: +1 869-466-3735
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