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Fat Clemenza's

12273 Us 98, Destin, FL 32550
(850) 650-5980
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Ranked #11 of 238 restaurants in Destin
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Florida
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This may have been a great place many moons ago, but they have gotten to commercial and gimmicky now. Where did the yummy food go?? Where's the freshness?? The lasagna I'd previously raved about now tastes like Chef Boyardee. Pizza wasn't good either. The chicken picata tasted old. The whole family got sick after dinner. Not pleasant at all. The... More

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Had the margherita and vegetarian pizzas. The ingredients were really fresh and the crust was awesome. Will definitely stop here again on our next trip to Destin.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Best pizza ever, Alfredo sauce ever and Caesar salad. Big portion sizes , great service! Small restaurant nice atmosphere,

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Tulsa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Our family if 6 visited this pizzeria for lunch and loved it. It's the real deal: homemade dough and sauce, and you can tell! It's very small and looks like a hole in the wall, but we loved every bite!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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73 reviews 73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Dislikes: smaller restaurant - so get there early. The hostess was not pleasant at all. She acted like she wanted to be anywhere but there. It worried me at first. However, are server was wonderful. Likes: We ate here twice during our week long vacation. The first time was for dinner. We got a couple of pizzas for the table... More

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Washington DC
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Pizza and pasta were simple and delicious and reasonably priced. It was nice to eat at a locally-owned restaurant in an area dominated by chains. Decor was very cool-looking for a strip mall location. The name of the place is also awesome. We'd definitely recommend.

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Cumming, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

This place has amazing food and service. They will take a reservation and make sure you have one, as the place is small. The service is outstanding and it is truly authentic Italian. Well worth the wait and drive to experience this place. A must while in Destin.

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Fairfield, Ohio, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The food was amazing. Warm atmosphere. Great service. The pizza was divine. Cheesy, saucy, and perfectly cooked. The server we had was great. Very attentive. Highly recommend!!

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Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The pasta is super. The Alfredo sauces is the best I have ever eaten. The service is great and they take reservations. Very small setting so call first or go early during peak seasons. Best Italian food in the area.

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Dallas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Our group of 8 came here due to all the great reviews! Glad we did...food was fresh (great salads), good pizza, and fantastic Tiramisu!! We made a reservation and got there at 5 when opened - highly recommend! When we left at 6 if you didn't have a reservation it was a 2 hour wait - was yummy but not... More

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