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Charlie Gitto's

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$$ - $$$
The Hill
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5226 Shaw Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3042 (Marconi & Edwards)
+1 314-772-8898
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Gainesville, Florida
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful. Loved our left handed, blue eyed, ginger server Brian. Made the evening even more fun. Shared toasted ravioli and arancini rice balls. Three of us had the veal cordon bleu, as recommended by Brian, no one was disappointed. The fourth dish was a filet of beef that you could cut with a butter knife. Shared a variety of... More 

Thank Kellygreen24
Centralia, Illinois
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on Friday, Dec 30, 2016. We had reservations at 8pm for the 5 of us . We arrived about 15 minutes early and waited at the bar until about 8:05pm when we were seated. This was our first visit here for all of us. The waitress was absolutely wonderful, I wish I remembered her name, but she... More 

Thank mjwink1
Saint Louis, Missouri
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86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a popular St Louis Italian restaurant, and I can see why--it meets people's expectations of what an Italian restaurant is supposed to be. It does not challenge them or shape them in any way, but rather confirms whatever we already know about Italian food. I had a snapper special with risotto that was superior, and my wife had... More 

Thank HolleyMartins
Leawood, Kansas
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love dining on the Hill when visiting Saint Louis. Seem to never go wrong. What stood out for us at Charlie Gitto's was not only the wonderful food but the warm greeting at the front desk and the entertaining service from Tomas. Great server! The dining room had a lot of fun energy from servers and staff. Highly recommend, make... More 

Thank HallMarkers
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237 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious dinner here tonight with friends. The chopped salad was exceptional and interesting! Others had the filet with tender gnocchi--could cut the steak with a fork! I had the Penne Borghese and it was outstanding! Penne in s pink sauce with cognac. Everything was superb and also great service. One, if not the best, at The Hill.

Thank Psyprof51
Saint Louis, Missouri
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In my experience as a St louis native...Gitto's on the Hill offers the best food, service and overall high quality dining experience in St Louis. Menu offers all your Italian favorites and a quality wine selection at reasonable prices.

Thank WilliamRives
Saint Louis, Missouri
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330 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to this restaurant last night with family, to celebrate my birthday. Really enjoyed this place! It is very popular and crowded, so please don't go without a reservation, especially on a weekend. It can be somewhat tight quarters near the front of the restaurant, but that was ok. The service was very attentive. We tried many things there- lobster... More 

Thank Davigeta
Palm Bay, Florida
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934 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Started going to this restaurant back in 1974. Whenever we go to St. Louis we try to take in their wonderful meals. Our server, Tim, was simply delightful and very knowledgeable regarding their wines. Excellent drinks, veal marsala and homemade Italian cheese cake!

Thank Ronald G
Saint Louis, Missouri
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Pasta was ok, nothing really special, very clean and service was great. Good selection of wines, especially if you like Italian white wines.

Thank Kevin C
Montvale, New Jersey
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37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Authentic Italian comfort food served in an inviting, if dated, space. Service was attentive and pleasant. Caesar salad was delicious as was the shrimp and garlic appetizer. The lobster ravioli was not the best I've ever had, but it was good. The cognac cream sauce seemed a bit too thin, and the ravioli a bit bland. The desert (we sampled... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?