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Charlie Gitto's

5226 Shaw Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3042
+1 314-772-8898
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“toasted ravioli” (120 reviews)
“veal” (60 reviews)
“manicotti” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5226 Shaw Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3042
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Reviewed 1 week ago

great place for a meeting and to enjoy a wonderful lunch! friendly staff and the food was so so good! The HILL is the place to eat!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank hunter1995
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

We had our date here and we couldn’t have asked for a better experience. Top notch service, ambience and food. Everything was delicious from the Toasted Rav, the seafood Suzanne and the pumpkin gooey cake which was out of this world. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cuinthemoon
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner with friends visiting from out of town at Charlie Gitto’s on the Hill. We had reservations at 6:30 and were seated promptly. We were treated to being seated at the “bosses” table that offers a great view of the dining area. Our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank debb554
Reviewed October 28, 2018

The atmosphere is old school elegant and they greet and treat you like family throughout your visit. Wanted the toasted ravioli at the supposed birthplace, but the arancini was superb (walnut pesto killer). Veal Lemonata was superb.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank hophoople
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Located in restaurant district of St Louis. Ample parking. Nice atmosphere. Many menu items to choose from. Had the swordfish special which was incredible! Service was impeccable. Ours was a business dinner, but I highly recommend Charlie's Gitto for a first date!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank brad t
Reviewed October 26, 2018

I have always wanted to say that I have eaten a toasted ravioli at it's birthplace. I was not disappointed. My wife was wanting Gnocci Pomodoro, but it was not on the menu. No problem, the chef made it for her. I enjoyed my special...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank clausrock
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

A weekend dining and shopping on The Hill in St. Louis. Our last meal was at Charlie Gitto's, and it turned out to be the PERFECT choice to end our weekend on a winning note. Parking on The Hill can be challenging, making the valet...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bob_Hhuwieler
Reviewed October 10, 2018

As for our waiter he was pretty distant and rude as well as not very interested in seeing if we needed anything throughout our meal. P.S. I drink Long Island Iced Tea as my favorite beverage and it was awful. When I mentioned it to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed October 8, 2018

From the moment you walk in you are greeted cordially and made to feel welcome. The host asked every party if they were celebrating a special occasion. The waitress was very professional and made no mistakes with anyone's order. The food-chopped salad, lasagna, toasted ravs,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank farrah40
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

One of the best restaurants I’ve ever been to! The service was almost as good as the food! I had the New York Steak topped with their peppercorn sauce. The best steak I’ve ever had! The Crème Brûlée was also amazing. I would highly recommend...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jay D
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December 31, 2017|
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Response from catnapper58 | Reviewed this property |
Most dishes are in the $20-30 range. A decent bottle of wine is about $30. Regardless, as a 2nd generation Italian, it is well worth the money!
September 2, 2017|
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Response from CINIGUEZ1001 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about their drink prices, but the food is very reasonable for authentic and delicious food!! You won't be disappointed.
July 8, 2017|
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Response from StLM8513 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code but if you are really really casual you might feel out of place
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5226 Shaw Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3042
    (Marconi & Edwards)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > The Hill
  • Neighborhood: The Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 314-772-8898
  • E-mail
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