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Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
869 466 3735
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Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small restaurant with real Italian chef and owners. Food is very good and service is good with a friendly "home" feeling.

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

It looks empty from outside but the main dining is in the back room and it's normally bust. Good authentic Italian food. Very friendly service and reasonably priced. Fresh tasty seafood

Thank John B
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has a real mom and pops family feel to it. In fact the owner takes pictures of her customers with their approval. I am almost hoping to see my picture on the wall when I return. The food is authentic Italian. I had the Lobster Ravioli and it was delicious. The service was prompt and my food came... More 

Thank Aqila H
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We passed this restaurant a couple of times before visiting, wish we had called in sooner. The owner was a pleasure to sit and talk too whilst we decided what to eat. The menu has so many choices it was hard to decide, I had the Calzone which was tasty and filling, my husband had the salmon which was moist... More 

Thank Salina B
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to say that I read some bad reviews about Ciao but we found it very good indeed. We we met by the owners who where very pleasant and asked us our meal type preferences before making suggestions. As I was very hungry I had a Pasta Meatball dish that went down very well, my wife had Beef Ravioli... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

I liked what I got - homemade pasta with pink sauce. The prices seemed high to me relative to what you got and the atmosphere. It is convenient to the Marriott and the food was pretty good. It isn't a must-visit place.

Thank TinaK-Princeton
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Ciao is one of my family's favorite restaurants in St. Kitts. Their pastas are homemade and are delicious! The staff is friendly as well. We eat at Ciao several times a month! I highly recommend the Alfredo pasta and the Spaghetti with Pink Sauce. Their pizza's are great too!

Thank Kim H
Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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189 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

We decided to go to here because Rock Lobster (another restaurant in area) was closed. We walked into the front of the restaurant and there was no air condition. We then proceeded to the back and the host greeted us. There is a back room (with air) but it was still a little warm. The menu is extensive and there... More 

Thank Donna S
Sweetwater, Florida, United States
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190 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Close to the Marriott (Walking) and was recommended by local Vet students as "Pretty Good", we decided to try. When we arrived there was No one there? We sat in the back, the part that has AC. Block walls, concrete floors, nothing fancy at all. Italian menu. I ordered a seafood pasta dish. It was very good. My wife had... More 

Thank Jerry S
Ocean City, Maryland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

chichen picata and pasta delicious. Dario and his wife have nice food! we always eat twice for dinner

Thank linda3399

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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
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  St. Kitts  >  Basseterre
  • Phone Number: 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?