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Fat Clemenza's

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12273 Us 98, Destin, FL 32550
(850) 650-5980
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 454
    Excellent
  • 135
    Very good
  • 59
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Brick Oven Pizza

Limited seating so reservations are a must in the summer months. Italian cuisine menu items with specials available. My husband and I almost always get a pizza and a salad when we go. We live locally in a tourist area. Desserts are yummy too. They have wines but we don't drink so I cannot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Julie M
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Niceville, Florida
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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672 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Niceville, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Limited seating so reservations are a must in the summer months. Italian cuisine menu items with specials available. My husband and I almost always get a pizza and a salad when we go. We live locally in a tourist area. Desserts are yummy too. They have wines but we don't drink so I cannot comment on this area. Different menu... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
284 reviews 284 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The pizza was OK, and I have had better even in Destin which is not know for its pizza. I thought the crust was a little too rubbery for my taste and the amount of "stuff" on it was very scant. The pizza sauce was decent but nothing about it would compel me to make a return trip here.

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New Lenox, Illinois
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76 reviews 76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Fat Clemenza's has alway interested us, but never ate there until recently. Our server/service was a selling point of our visit. The crust on the pizza was very good...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We recently ate at Fat Clemenza's and Mimmo's in Destin. FC's is one of our favorite Italian restaurants in the south walton area so we eat there every year when we visit. Mimmo's, also owned by FC's or a relative, is equally as good. Smells wonderful when you walk in and the food is just as good. You should give... More 

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Lake Orion, Michigan
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62 reviews 62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We pre-ordered a pizza to go and ended up eating it at the restaurant. We are so glad we did! Vincent was our server and his strong Italian accent made us feel as if we were in Italy. We were able to see the brick oven while the cook prepared our pizza. Once we looked at the menu we wished... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Destin. We have had wonderful pizza as well as delicious Italian dinners. The veal parm is wonderful. The restaurant is small, but the service is friendly and efficient. Try their cannoli.

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Miramar Beach, Florida
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Not an inexpensive venue for dinner, 2 of the 6 dinners were very disappointed with their dinners, a calzone that was over done with a lot of dough and very little filling, another ordered the lasagna, for $18.00 served a small portion of lasagna that was overly cheesy and short on meat.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Went there for dinner and had a great dining experience; service was very good and our meal was first rate; will definitely go back there next time we are staying in Destin

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Rochester
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My husband and I had lunch there last week and the food and service was excellent. We plan to go back ASAP and try other menu items

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Saline, Michigan
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We had a great experience at this restaurant. The server Vincent was helpful & checked on us frequently. The pizza & fresh bread was very tasty. Great service & great food too! Definitely worth a return visit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12273 Us 98, Destin, FL 32550
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: (850) 650-5980

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?