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Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
+1 869-466-3735
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our 8th year visiting St. Kitts. We found Ciao many years ago and always loved it. After going for many years, we skipped a couple and finally made it back this year. The new location is smaller and just as comfortable as the old. And Ilde is the same amazing hostess -- always anxious to please. The food... More 

Thank bmanpennsylvania
Livingston, New Jersey
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went back to Ciao this year, after skipping it for several (was the only restaurant open in walking distance from the Marriott on Christmas). Food is good, not great. Homemade pasta is very good. Service fine. Menu is limited, not that appealing and new dining room is basically a concrete room, not scenic in the least.

Thank JanetB20102013
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good Italian food, run by REAL Italians. Prices were very reasonable, especially compared to the I talian restaurant at the Marriott (la Cucina) resort, where a "buffet" meal cost $38.00!!! Ciao's would not cost even half that.

Thank John P
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first meal on St. Kitts. Easy stroll down from the Marriott resort. Situated off the road with comfortable seating and delicious homemade food. The owners takes great pride in their food preparation and gives a detailed explanation of menu. Staff was courteous and prompt. Drawings made by kids were collected, which was funny as the owner says... More 

Thank cdowney21
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at the Marriott but like to go to restaurants off property. A close walk and very good food. Service was good as well. A good value by St Kitts standards.

Thank DSGtrvl
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

first night in town, walked to Ciao. Food was good for afults and kids alike. Staff was friendly and wanted to make sure our time their was enjoyable. Pasta and fish were fresh and delicious.

Thank mmanion67
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to ST Kitts since 2003 and Ciao is always on our list for multiple dinners during our visit. The past a is homemade and the Lobster in pink sauce with homemade pasts is something to die for!. Ravioli is magnificent as well!

Thank Scott H
Westlake, Ohio
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit to St Kitts and we used Trip Advisor to try and find some good restaurants near our hotel (Marriott). Ciao was rated high so we tried it. It did not disappoint. You would not know from the outside appearance how good this place is. Very authentic Italian food. Homemade pastas. Owners and staff could not have been nicer.... More 

Thank Paul N
Atlanta, Georgia
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I walked a short 5 minutes from the Marriott to eat here during our vacation. We were greeted and seated right away and they brought mini bruschetta as a starter for us along with fresh bread. I ordered the "four seasons" pizza, which was definitely big enough to split as an app or light meal. My husband... More 

Thank Mary S
Swampscott, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the owners, the food, and the service! We ate there 3 times in one week. A must for casual dinner.

Thank wflannery

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?