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4942 Us Highway 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-4091
+1 850-267-2185
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Portage, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

My husband and I stayed at Santa Rosa Beach and this restaurant was recommended by our condo owners. From the wine, salad,entre and dessert plus excellent service. Relaxing, romantic, nice music and authentic Italian atmosphere. Only down side, for us, was no liquor served, just wine and beer. Will definitely be back!

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Struck out for a small onemonth of living in the Panhandle celebration...wow were we pleasantly surprised at the atmosphere, the service, the friendliness and above all the food! Cannot wait to return with friends and family!

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Miramar Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Our first trip to Christiano's was beyond expectations. Atmosphere conducive to relaxed dining, food that was excellent and great service. The Australian lamb was fantastic and the canoli's made for a wonderful meal topper.

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Champaign, Illinois, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Great food, deft service, charming atmosphere. Don't let the 98-strip-mall location fool you--Christiano's is one of the best restaurants on the Emerald Coast. On this latest trip we started out with Zucchini Ernesto--innovative rendering of a classic. I had the Chicken Parmesan, and the golfer had the manicotti--both excellent, with very generous portions. The service was attentive but not intrusive--very... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We are locals to Santa Rosa Beach and when we want to go to a "really nice place" to eat and not break the bank, we always think of Christiano's! We always recommend it to friends and tourists.

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great food and it seems always some to take home. Comfortable atmosphere and very friendly staff. One of our favorite restaurants in Santa Rosa Beach.

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Destin, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great quiet atmosphere. Very friendly staff and fantastic food. Will definitely visit again and will suggest to friends and family

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Somerset, Kentucky
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We usually spend a couple weeks each year in the Santa Rosa Beach area of the Florida Panhandle and have eaten at several of the many restaurants here. Tonight we tried Christiano's Ristorante on 30A and couldn't wait to get home and write a review. We have been looking for an exceptional place to eat here and have had many... More

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We read about the hidden gem that is Christiano's on TripAdvisor and decided to give it a try. They had us from the moment the focaccia and dipping oil arrived! Deliciously warm, crunchy bread served with an amazing herbed oil. We definitely asked for seconds (and maybe thirds, but who's counting). Our group of 8 had a good sampling of... More

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Fayetteville, TN
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52 reviews 52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Looking for something outside of the standard seafood fare while vacationing on Santa Rosa beach, we decided to give Christiano's a shot. It quickly became our favorite restaurant...not just in the 30-A area...but anywhere! When we pulled into the parking lot of the strip mall, we had just enough misgiving to think about trying another place up the road. How... More

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Additional Information about Christiano's

Address: 4942 Us Highway 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-4091
Phone Number: +1 850-267-2185
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Italian

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