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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” (113 reviews)
“veal” (58 reviews)
“manicotti” (16 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 4 days ago

First meal we split Baked Spaghetti with Meatballs. A little too cheesy for us, but still good. Their bread is WONDERFUL! I had the wedge salad and it was very good, fresh; dressing (blue cheese) was delightful. 2nd meal, I had Seafood Pasta Suzanne: Fresh...More

Thank Billie3327
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I closed our visit to St. Louis with a wonderful dinner at Charlie Gitto's. Wonderful atmosphere and great food. Huge helpings with attentive wait staff. Must return for another visit. Also, the drive around the neat businesses and pretty homes. The Italian...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came to STL to go to the Muny and decided that we definitely wanted to eat dinner at Charlie Gitto’s beforehand as we had a great experience there in the past. They were really busy at the bar—probably because it was a Friday night—so...More

Thank Michele S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I asked if I could move to the booth. Waiter said, "Yeah". Next thing I know I'm being scolded by a guy in a suit. Telling me they will be pissed if I don't move. I asked to move to the booth because my mother-in-law...More

1  Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charlie Gitto has served three generations of my family. The food is consistently excellent; specials are really special; the toasted raviolis are the best; staff is attentive to the diners’ needs. An added treat is to see Charlie seated at the end of his bar...More

1  Thank Jack C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary here. It was recommended to us but we were pleasantly surprised at our visit. The ambiance of the restaurant is wonderful. Darker lighting which made it romantic and upscale. We were able to make our reservation online where...More

1  Thank nmw0826
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm sure this place has a lot of reviews, it is pretty popular. Her is my review though. It is one of those dark setting restaurants. The wait staff is very attentive, and positive. The food was good, but I would say average for a...More

Thank Nicholas R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hadn't been there for years and had out of town guests. Good experience overall but had to wait an unduly long time to put in a drink order. In our party of four, three thought their entree was superb. I had the Veal Cordon Bleu...More

Thank Larryray
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a long drive and a desire for Italian food we found our way to the outdoor terrace. It was a perfect night for a perfect dinner. The service was amazing. The food exceptional and the staff was spot on in their recommendations. I would...More

Thank BT00001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious food, courteous & thorough service. Toasted ravioli, meatballs, seafood pasta, manicotti, veal chop parm were all hits. Extensive wine menu. But the biggest rave of the evening came with the cannoli. My husband said it was the best he had ever had -- and...More

Thank dmacdel
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Penny S
1 January 2018|
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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!
2 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
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, 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
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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