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Cristino's Coal Oven Pizza

1101 South Fort Harrison Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 443-4900
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Ranked #2 of 596 Restaurants in Clearwater
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Montauk, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Fabulous Italian food. Everyone in our party 8 LOVED their food. I had pizza that rivaled the pizza I had in Italy. Great service also!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This place has the best pizza! Hand tossed thinner crust. Fresh toppings notably pepperoni. Cheese sticks good. Salad good. A small pizza has 6 medium size slices. Staff is friendly and attentive. Top it off with homemade gelato (you can't go wrong with almond) and they will let you sample a couple flavors.

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I went for soup today and a shrimp appetizer for lunch. I live in Tarpon and you'd think I would not have to drive this far for something like this but you really do. Also, I'll add.. Everyone walking in seemed excited to be/eat there as I sat near the entrance. It was something you only see at certain places... More 

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The pizza was excellent. We went there based on trip advisor reviews. This is what we found. The homemade ravioli's were good, but they were not stuffed enough and may not have been enough for an entree. The caprese salad was just o.k. but the pizza was excellent. The service was great and very fast. We even got a sample... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We recently spent 4 nights in the Clearwater, FL area, and two of those dinners we had at Cristino's. We ate there the first night based on the recommendation of a local friend (and Trip Advisor) and went back the last night because our first experience was so wonderful. Both evenings we each had the house side salad to start.... More 

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Latrobe, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews 47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We went around 5pm on a Monday evening and every table was pretty much taken. That's s good sign. Pizza was delicious. Side salad was bigger than I expected. Waiter was very friendly and helpful. The best gelato I've ever eaten was in Florence, Italy. Their gelato was a very close second. I'd definitely recommend this place.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This is by far the best pizza we have ever had. We visit every time we are in Clearwater. It is nothing like chain restaurant pizza. Definitely get The margherita pizza and add your toppings to it. You should never be in this area and miss an opportunity to eat here!

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Stephenville, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

My husband and I went there for supper. We each had Caesar salad which the dressing was a little bland but fresh lettuce and good cheese. We had pasta as our main course. It was delicious. Service was fast. Size of portion adequate. Good value

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West Olive, Michigan
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Found Cristino's through Trip Advisor to satisfy our craving for some good pizza. We very much enjoyed the pizza and the restaurant's atmosphere (although inside seating is very limited). Would return to try some of their other dishes. The gelato sampling at the end of our meal was a nice surprise.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Come as you may! My kind of atmosphere! Great food wonderful staff! The wine never runs out and neither do the choices of food from an excellent menu! No clue why they are no#2

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Additional Information about Cristino's Coal Oven Pizza

Address: 1101 South Fort Harrison Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone Number: (727) 443-4900
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Pizza

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