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Charlie Gitto's On the Hill

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Wed, 7/17
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

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Menu

APPETIZERS
Toasted Ravioli
“The Original”, handmade meat-filled ravioli, with our famous pomodoro sauce.
Arancini
Risotto balls, filled with fresh Mozzarella cheese, served with our famous pomodoro and walnut pesto cream sauces.
Calamari Fritti
Flash-fried calamari, onions, green beans and banana peppers, served with citrus chipotle mayo.
Garlic Cheese Toast
Made with CG cheeses, fresh herbs and garlic on homemade Italian bread.
Eggplant Parmigiano
Lightly floured eggplant baked with our famous CG cheeses.
Eggplant Napoleon
Layers of breaded eggplant fried, filled with layers of CG cheeses, roasted sweet peppers, pesto, pomodoro and Asiago cream.
Sicilian Garlic Dip
Extra virgin olive oil, garlic, herbs and parmesan cheese.
CG Signature Shrimp
Extra large, roasted in garlic butter and seasoned breadcrumbs.
Meatballs in Pomodoro
House-made meatballs with our famous pomodoro sauce.
HOMEMADE SOUPS
Lobster Bisque
French Onion
SALADS
Add on: Salmon, Chicken, Shrimp, Anchovies, Gorgonzola, Bacon
Mixed Green
Mixed greens, homemade croutons and CG cheeses, tossed in our famous sweet and sour Italian vinaigrette.
Classic Caesar
Romaine lettuce and shaved Parmigiano with our house-made Caesar dressing and our signature croutons.
Italian Chopped
Mixed greens, red onions, tomatoes, zucchini, Kalamata olives, pepperoncini, Garbanzo beans, bacon, blue cheese and Genoa salami, tossed in our famous sweet and sour Italian vinaigrette.
The Wedge
Iceberg lettuce with tomatoes, red onions, Gorgonzola and bacon in our famous sweet and sour Italian vinaigrette.
Spinach Salad
With walnuts, red onions, Gorgonzola and poached pears in a raspberry vinaigrette.
SEAFOOD ENTRÉES
Salmon
Farm-raised salmon finished with lemon tarragon butter.
Seafood Risotto
With shrimp, scallops, clams, langostinos, and mussels finished with three-pepper butter
Snapper Livornese
Pan sautéed snapper in a livornese pan sauce with onions, capers, white wine, olives, and our house made San Marzano sauce.
SIGNATURE RAVIOLI & GNOCCHI
Beef Ravioli
Meat-filled, homemade ravioli in our Bolognese sauce.
Lobster Ravioli
Lobster-filled, homemade ravioli in a lobster cream sauce.
Gnocchi Bolognese
Homemade gnocchi in a Bolognese cream sauce.
Baked Gnocchi
House-made potato gnocchi baked in a Gruyère cheese sauce.
Sachetti
Coin purse shaped pasta with a ricotta cheese filling and pesto cream sauce.
BRICK OVEN PIZZAS
Siciliano
Italian sausage, pepperoni, mushroom and onions.
Margherita
Fresh Mozzarella, tomatoes and basil.
BBQ Chicken
Chopped chicken covered in barbeque sauce with CG cheeses, red onion and bacon, topped with green onion.
Cheese Pizza
A special blend of cheeses.
Roasted Mushroom Pizza
Roasted mushrooms, fresh spinach, CG cheeses and pesto.
SIDES
Most pastas available in side portion.
Gnocchi au Gratin
House-made potato gnocchi baked in a Gruyère cheese sauce.
Creamed Spinach
Baked in a Gruyère cheese sauce.
Featured Potato
Seasonal Vegetables
Chef’s selection of fresh vegetables.
CHICKEN ENTRÉES
Marsala
Breaded boneless breast of chicken prepared in sweet Marsala wine sauce with fresh mushrooms.
Nunzio
Breaded boneless breast of chicken, topped with jumbo lump crabmeat, finished with CG cheeses and lemon butter sauce.
Parmigiano
Breaded boneless breast of chicken, baked with pomodoro sauce and CG cheeses.
Lemonata
Breaded boneless breast of chicken, prepared in a white wine lemon butter sauce topped with capers.
Spiedini
Marinated chicken, lightly coated with seasoned breadcrumbs, skewered, char-broiled and finished with Amogio.
VEAL ENTRÉES
Marsala
Thinly sliced veal prepared in sweet Marsala wine sauce with fresh mushrooms.
Nunzio
Thinly sliced veal, topped with jumbo lump crabmeat, finished with CG cheeses and lemon butter sauce.
Milanese
Bone-in veal chop, thinly pounded, breaded, sauteéd and finished with Rosemary lemon oil.
Lemonata
Thinly sliced veal, prepared in a white wine lemon butter sauce topped with capers.
Parmigiano
Bone-in veal chop, thinly pounded, baked with pomodoro sauce and CG cheeses.
BEEF ENTRÉES
Certified Angus Beef ® brand. All beef aged a minimum of 28 days.
Filet Mignon (8 oz.)
NY Strip (14 oz.)
Petit Filet Mignon (6 oz.)
Nunzio
Topped with jumbo lump crabmeat, finished with CG cheeses and lemon butter
Filet Mignon (8 oz.)
NY Strip (14 oz.)
Petit Filet Mignon (6 oz.)
Peppercorn
Green peppercorns with a brandy cream demi-glace.
Filet Mignon (8 oz.)
NY Strip (14 oz.)
Petit Filet Mignon (6 oz.)
Siciliano
Rolled in Italian breadcrumbs and finished with CG cheeses, lemon butter and roasted mushrooms.
Filet Mignon (8 oz.)
NY Strip (14 oz.)
Petit Filet Mignon (6 oz.)
Herb Butter
Finished with an herb butter.
Filet Mignon (8 oz.)
NY Strip (14 oz.)
Petit Filet Mignon (6 oz.)
Marsala
Finished with a sweet Marsala wine sauce and fresh mushrooms.
About
Charlie Gitto's On the Hill is a landmark for fine Italian dining in The Hill neighborhood of St. Louis.
PRICE RANGE
$30 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thought we would try again. We didn’t have a reservation but were able to get seated quickly. Got our drinks and ordered dinner. The caprese was good. The lemonata was good but the vegetables, 1 stem of broccoli, 1 white carrot, 1 scrawny potato, lacked...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank FWL5346
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 8 had advance reservations, and were seated immediately on arrival. Our waiter, Nick, was excellent---very friendly, efficient, knowledgeable, and made good suggestions. The entire wait staff was most attentive--never did a water glass get below half full! The "toasted raviolis" were as...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Kacky C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My brother took me here for my birthday. I'm part Italian and can get cravings for red sauce, but it has to be really good, you know thick so it almost stands up by itself, and dark, and that's exactly what I got, along with...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank James G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and wine were excellent. The service was quick. Loved the atmosphere. Make sure your dressed up some as it is a nice restaurant.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Love2travel618
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in St Louis for a conference. They were very accommodating. We started with 8 for a reservation and called back 3 times to change it. Final count was 14. It was never a problem, and they never got mad at us. Food was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank cpattyanna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch with my seven coworkers. We arrived a little early so seating without a reservation was not a problem. Never having been here before it was obvious once our meal was served that there are hits and misses on the menu....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked around the neighbor and decided to eat here. It was very good. Generous portions. Very popular place.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank VQC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant when we were in town for a wedding. The restaurant had no high chairs that we could use for my 15 month-old daughter. I have never visited a restaurant—even ones nicer than this one—that did not offer a high chair. The...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank erinram
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When asking for an espresso Macchiato the waitress asked, what is that? That sums it up..... Other than that, there is sort of a meeting room in the back where they put you. The 'main' restaurant is small and very Nice. Those pictures are on...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank nicolesI2485KW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Charlie Gitto’s brings back memories of fine dining back in the late 60’s-70’s. The lighting is dimmed way down and the sound of martinis being shaken make you feel like you’ve stepped back in time. It’s bustling with professionals, families and couples out for a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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ThelmaAndLouiseTour
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!
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JRDonovan
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.
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pgullic
July 8, 2017|
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Response from S J S | Reviewed this property |
No dress code but if you are really really casual you might feel out of place
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