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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%
Travellers talk about
“toasted ravioli” (105 reviews)
“veal” (59 reviews)
“manicotti” (17 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5226 Shaw Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3042
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We ended our trip in St. Louis at Charlie Gitto's, and I am so glad we did. They have left a wonderful taste in my mouth. The wonderful customer service, and the exquisite food made the experience spectacular. There is not much else to say,...More

2  Thank Markibility
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Our foodie friends and ex pat St Louis natives never wavered when recommending this local dining institution. The Italian immigrant history of "The Hill" lends a special flavor to this cozy neighborhood restaurant. We arrived for a fairly early 5:30 table but the place was...More

Thank AuburnEagleTraveler
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

There’s good reason Charlie Gitto’s is consistently one of the top restaurants in St. Louis. Excellent Italian food, very good service. Old Italian atmosphere. Just an excellent all-around meal. Highly recommend the arancini as an app and the Italian chopped salad. The veal dishes were...More

2  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Food is a bit pricey, but good, nice atmosphere for a special date night. We were told they had great lobster bisque, so we all ordered that for appetizer. Food was not as hot as I like mine, temperature wise. Lobster ravioli has white sauce,...More

Thank phyllish42
Reviewed 1 January 2018

I took my son here for a special dinner. He works in the food service industry and was amazed by the attention shown by the staff and kitchen. The food was outstanding, and the service attentive and friendly. You could not ask for much more....More

2  Thank HappyDonor
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Went for our anniversary dinner. We were greeted immediately upon our arrival. Or table was ready and our waitress was very friendly and knowledgeable of the menu. We had the lamb and filet. Food was delicious, service was superb. Will be back.

1  Thank LeesburgWineLady
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere is great. Typical nice Italian restaurant decor. Formal style restaurant. Drinks were great. The warm bread is amazing. We had the manicotti which was one of the best we have ever had. We also had the lasagna, which was ok but nothing special....More

Thank matt t
Reviewed 28 December 2017

People told us to go to Charlie Gitto;s before the Baseball game and we went for some good old fashioned lasagna. The décor is splendid and there are pictures all over the walls with signed autographs. A true sports bar and a marvel to stare...More

1  Thank DannyWasserman
Reviewed 25 December 2017

This downtown restaurant offers a variety of Italian dishes, but also has St Louis’s iconic Toasted Ravioli. Nice wine list, great wait staff.

1  Thank 1015SueM44
Reviewed 24 December 2017

We had a reservation for 5 people at 6pm on a Saturday. We waited in the small front area by the host stand for a good 5-10 min before someone finally came to seat us. It was very crowded with people trying to get in...More

Thank Julie H
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Penny S
1 January 2018|
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Response from Mark N | Reviewed this property |
I don’t recall exactly what the prices are but I agree with the other person who provided an answer. It’s on the expensive side it not overly expensive
3 September 2017|
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Response from Carlos I | 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.
9 July 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
USD 30 - USD 30
Dinner, After-hours
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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
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
  • Neighbourhood: The Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 314-772-8898
  • E-mail
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