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Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
869 466 3735
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Ocean City, Maryland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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

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Thank linda3399
Atlanta, Georgia
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194 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We wandered in here one afternoon thinking they didn't serve lunch. They do and have a wonderful area in the back which is air conditioned and cool on a hot day. They have a very nice menu and there were some repeat customers who obviously knew the owners who are very personable. Hubby had the lasagna which he really enjoyed... More 

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Thank adventurerplus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Place is small and cozy. The food was good in taste, but the portion was too small and we found it really expensive for what is served.

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Thank Rosa P
Arlington, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are no views to enjoy but the restaurant is within walking distance of the Marriott Resort. Extensive list of appetizers; I enjoyed the melon and prosciutto. The wine list was limited but included a reasonable number of different varieties of Italian wines. The local Mahi Mahi with spaghetti was good, pappardelle with lobster in pink sauce was very good,... More 

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Thank Mosaafer1972
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful dinner at this place on my last day in St. Kitts...wish I had found it sooner, but will definitely be back on my next visit. The food was made to order and so good. The owners came around to all tables to be sure their patrons were satisfied and that their food met their expectations. Keep up... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of those times when you really don't know how to review a place. We ate here on our trip - short walk down the street from the Marriott. Small Italian place. Food was fantastic! - I got the Lobster Bisque, which was a real Bisque, not a glorified cream soup like most of the time you order... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

not at all a scenic restaurant, but staff was friendly and food was good.....wanted a change from open air beach restaurants one night......portions were big

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Thank Tammy1971_12
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I make it a point during every vacation to find the best Italian restaurant we can find. We have had Italian cuisine all over this side of the world. I would have to say that CIAO in St Kitts is one of the best if not the best Italian food I have ever eaten. The owner Elde,... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Six of went for dinner Pasta cooked perfectly Grouper a little soggy Owner very attentive if a little crabby/ disrespectful to her employee. Prices seemed a little high but then again the island is quite expensive.

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Thank chescat1958
Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My wife and I took a chance and walked in to Ciao not knowing anything about the restaurant. We were extremely glad that we did. I highly recommend the Chicken Parm which was uniquely prepared with thinly sliced eggplant and ham. We both enjoyed the atmosphere and the staff was very attentive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
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?