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Fat Clemenza's

12273 Us 98, Destin, FL 32550
(850) 650-5980
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Ranked #10 of 236 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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Auburn
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104 reviews 104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

After reading how awesome it was on Trip Advisor, we decided to try it. The garlic bread was outstanding! The pizza was good but we've definitely had better. One son ordered fettuccine & my guys all agreed it was better than the pizza.

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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154 reviews 154 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
455 helpful votes 455 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

We found the service to be a tad slow to start, but picked up after ten minutes. The food arrived quickly and is your normal Italian. Average tasting pizzas. Quite expensive for what you get.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Definitely need a reservation, so glad we made one for our party of 8! We got there 10 minutes before they opened and the door was open so we went in, waiter was extremely nice but someone from back of kitchen yelled up front "don't they know how to read the clock?", waiter seemed embarrassed. But the food was absolutely... More

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cleveland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

The restaurant was very busy and not a lot of seating. We called ahead and got seated with 10 minutes upon arrival. The food was great, we had pizza, calzone , lobster ravioli, and chicken alfredo. The salads were fresh and tasty. This was a great find and all 4 of us enjoyed our dinners.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

Very good food and good service, Place is small and squeezed into the corner of a strip plaza so don't go if you're looking to be wowed by the setting but if you're looking for good Italian food this is a very good choice.

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Sullivan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We went there without reservations and got lucky we were sat right away. It is a small place so might want to call for reservations. Food came out very quickly. I think there toppings were very favorable. Had the half pepperoni and half veggie pizza both were good. My nephew had the spaghetti and wish i would of gotten that... More

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Knoxville, TN
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Checking trip advisor upon arrival found this local establishment. The restaurant is Very small, so to go was a good option after driving for 10 hours with kids wanting to hit the beach. I'm Italian (3rd gen), and right away could recognize the accents were the real deal. Service was amazingly fast. Huge wait outside but they still finished the... More

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Mississippi
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63 reviews 63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Our family came by for a light lunch and barely made it by their 2 pm closing time. However, we were seated and ordered quickly. The atmosphere was cozy and I don't remember the last time I sat down to lunch listening to Ole Blue Eyes and Michael Buble. :) Our pepperoni and sausage pizza was delicious! My husband wanted... More

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Cambridge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The wood fired pizza was delicious. The place is small so book ahead or get there early. They were very busy so you may not get as much attention as you'd like.

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Bakersville, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I visited Fat Clemenzas on 6/20/14 with my 4 children, we didn't realize how busy it would be there, We sat outside & enjoyed the best Italian food that we have ever had!! The service was fast considering how busy they were, and it was busy, people were waiting in line! As we all waited customers recommended dishes that they... More

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