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“A light, filling, high quality Italian meal!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Fat Clemenza's

Fat Clemenza's
12273 Us 98, Destin, FL 32550
(850) 650-5980
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Ranked #11 of 240 Restaurants in Destin
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
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“A light, filling, high quality Italian meal!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

My husband and I went baswd on trip advisor reviews. Incredibly glad we did. With vast array of choices on menu, we got the trifle ravioli as am appetizer to sample sauces. these delicious, tender pasta delicacies were delightful with both Alfredo and marinara. The Bolognese sauce I had, with the cannoli was fresh and not acidic. My husband had the tortelloni with vodka sauce. Delicious!! They started us off with warm bread with a chewy crust and oil sprinkled with cheese as an appetizer. Prices on higher end for posts, but worthy of cost!!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Ashland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Awesome Lunch, Ambiance”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

After just one visit this authentic italian atmosphere restaurant became a favorite habit! The staff are speaking italian to each other. The food is fantastic, lunch is reasonable including wine. The garlic rolls are to die for. Service has always been professional. Could not imagine someone not enjoying this establishment immensely. This place deserves all the awards they have received. Save some pasta for us!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Montreal, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Very Disappointed”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

After it was recommended by several people we were more than disappointed. The atmosphere is terrible but we were told it was not fancy. But the food was just sub par. We are from Montreal and this restaurant would be out of business in a week if it was located there. The service was lacking and the owner should verify his staff. The restaurant was busy god knows why. The food was disappointing at every level. Go to a chain and have a burger. This is the first time I have reviewed a restaurant ever. So save yourself the disappointment go elsewhere.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Destin, Florida
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Server with an Attitude Rude”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

The Romanian server was very rude, acted like he us doing us a favor.When asked about the smoke filled room ,we were told, that is the way it is and nothing could be done about it. The food was more quantity than quality.Our party of four was very disappointed with the entire dining experience.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Destin, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“good food, good value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Small cozy venue. Good cusine and friendly staff, met by the owner's wife who oversaw the service for the entire evening.

Visited December 2012
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