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Cristino's Coal Oven Pizza

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS‏
$7.50
Calamari Fritti
Fried calamari with marinara sauce.
$6.99
Mozzarella Fritta
Breaded mozzarella pan-fried in olive oil garnished with marinara sauce.
$10.99
Antipasto
Homemade mozzarella, prosciutto, salami, olives and roasted peppers.
$7.50
Garlic Shrimp
Fresh shrimp sauteed in a white wine garlic sauce.
$7.99
Eggplant Rollatini
Baked eggplant, stuffed with ricotta cheese, mozzarella and topped with fresh tomato sauce.
$6.99
Assorted Grilled Vegetables
Grilled zucchini,‏ eggplant, yellow squash, tomatoes, and mushrooms in olive oil over a bed of organic mixed spring greens.
$6.50
Bruschetta
Fresh diced tomatoes mixed with chopped red onions and fresh basil served with a side of toasted garlic bread.
SALADS
$7.99
Grilled Chicken $+3.00
Cristino's Salad
Organic mixed spring greens, fresh mozzarella, salami, ham, roasted peppers, red onion, sun dried tomatoes in a balsamic vinaigrette.
$5.99
Grilled Chicken $+3.00
Grilled Salmon $+5.00
Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese, light caesar dressing
$3.99
Homemade vinaigrette
Ranch
Blue cheese.
House Side Salad
Small, side salad consisting of organic mixed spring greens, onions, carrots, and tomato.
$6.99
Grilled Chicken $+3.00
Caprese
Fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil and coal oven roasted peppers.
$7.50
Mesclun W/Portobello Mushrooms
Organic mixed spring greens with grilled mushrooms sauteed in olive oil and garlic topped with shaved parmesan cheese
PANINI'S‏
Featuring premium meats. Choice of baguette bread or homemade focaccia bread.
Served with lettuce, tomato and a dash of extra virgin olive oil.
$8.99
Prosciutto W/ Homemade Mozzarella
Served with lettuce, tomato, olive oil and fresh homemade mozzarella cheese
$6.50
Provolone Cheese
Mozzarella Cheese
Ham and Cheese
Served with a choice of mozzarella, provolone or swiss cheese.
$6.50
Provolone Cheese
Mozzarella Cheese
Oven Roasted Turkey and Cheese
Served with a choice of mozzarella, provolone or swiss cheese.
Served with a dash of extra virgin olive oil.
$8.99
Baguette bread
Homemade focaccia bread
Brooklyn Panini
Grilled chicken, fresh homemade mozzarella, grilled or fried vegetables (please specify grilled or fried vegetables)
$8.50
Baguette bread
Homemade focaccia bread
Chicken Parmigiana
Homemade tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella.
$7.50
Baguette bread
Homemade focaccia bread
Meatball
Homemade tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella.
$6.99
Baguette bread
Homemade focaccia bread
Vegetarian
Grilled assorted vegetables and fresh mozzarella.
CRISTINO'S SPECIALTIES
Regular Size (10) $7.99
Family Size (20) $14.99
Chicken Wings
Pan tossed with caramelized onions, garlic, and Italian seasonings.
$7.99
Panzerotti
Famous in our hometown" fried or baked tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, ham and basil.
$5.99
Grilled Chicken $+3.00
Homemade Lentil Soup
COAL-OVEN PIZZA‏
Cristino's
$8.99
12" personal $8.99
16" large $12.99
Margherita
Tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, oregano.
12" personal $9.99
16" large $13.99
Bianca
Ricotta, mozzarella and fresh basil. *White pizza with no tomato sauce
12" small $11.99
16" large $16.99
Margherita Di Lusso
Tomato sauce, homemade mozzarella, fresh sliced tomatoes, basil, oregano
12" personal $7.50
16" large $11.99
Marinara (No Cheese)
Tomato sauce,‏ olive oil, oregano and fresh basil. This pizza does not have any cheese.
12" personal $+11.50
16" large $+15.50
Quattro Formaggi
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, goat cheese, ricotta, gorgonzola, basil and oregano.
PASTA
All pasta dishes are served with garlic bread.
$14.99
Risotto Al Frutti Di Mare
Risotto with‏ scallops, grilled calamari, mussels, and shrimp with choice of white wine sauce or fresh tomato sauce.
$11.99
Grilled chicken $+3.00
Risotto Primavera
Creamy Italian rice sauteed in gorgonzola cheese with mixed steamed vegetables.
$11.99
Grilled chicken $+3.00
Grilled salmon $+5.00
Wheat Penne Alla Giardiniera
Whole wheat pasta, mixed vegetables, and garlic in extra virgin olive oil
$10.99
Meatballs $+2.50
Lasagna
Lasagna made with fresh homemade meat sauce and mozzarella.
$8.99
Meatballs $+2.50
Penne Al Pomodoro
Penne pasta with fresh tomato sauce.
$9.99
Meatballs $+2.50
Grilled chicken $+3.00
Fusilli Bolognese
Curley-shaped pasta with fresh homemade tomato meat sauce.
$9.99
Grilled chicken $+3.00
Fettuccini Primavera
Sauteed vegetables served in white cream sauce over fettuccini.
$10.99
Grilled chicken $+3.00
Whole wheat penne $+2.50
Penne Pesto
Penne pasta‏ in a homemade pesto sauce with sundried tomatoes and portobello mushrooms. Contains pinenuts
$13.99
Homemade Ravioli
Choice of three cheese ravioli in marinara sauce, spinach ravioli in alfredo sauce, meat raviloi in bolognese sauce, mediterranean ravioli in vodka sauce, or crab meat ravioli in vodka sauce. *If alternative sauce is desired, please include under "comments/special instructions"
ENTREE‏
All entree dishes are served with mixed vegetables and sauteed crisp potatoes.
$13.99
Pollo Contadina
Chicken, sausage, and vegetables sauteed in a garlic white wine sauce.
$16.49
Veal Scallopini Marsala
Tender veal scallopini and mushrooms in a marsala wine sauce.
$15.50
Churrasco Alla Griglia
Grilled tender churrasco steak, 12oz
$12.99
Chicken Piccatte
Tender breaded chicken in a tasty homemade lemon sauce
$12.99
Chicken Parmigiana Entree
Breaded chicken covered in fresh mozzarella and homemade tomato sauce served with a side of spaghetti pomodoro, potatoes and vegetables.
$15.50
Barese Special
Fresh grilled salmon in a white wine sauce with tomatoes, spinach, and artichokes over a bed of angel hair pasta
$11.99
Grilled chicken $+3.00
Risotto Primavera
Creamy Italian rice sauteed in gorgonzola cheese with mixed steamed vegetables.
$12.99
Eggplant Parmigiana Entree
Breaded eggplant covered in fresh mozzarella and homemade tomato sauce served with a side of spaghetti pomodoro, potatoes and vegetables.
$16.49
Veal Parmigiana Entree
Breaded veal covered in fresh mozzarella and homemade tomato sauce served with a side of spaghetti pomodoro, potatoes and vegetables.
FISH
$13.99
Spaghetti Al Frutti Di Mare
Pasta with scallops, grilled calamari, mussels, and shrimp with choice of white wine sauce or fresh tomato sauce.
$15.50
Salmon Oreganato
8 oz. salmon fillet topped with Italian seasoned breadcrumbs, served in a light butter, lemon, and white wine sauce.
$14.50
Shrimp Scampi
Shrimp sauteed in an olive oil, white wine garlic sauce.
$15.50
Barese Special
Fresh grilled salmon in a white wine sauce with tomatoes, spinach, and artichokes over a bed of angel hair pasta
$14.99
Risotto Al Frutti Di Mare
Risotto with scallops, grilled calamari, mussels, and shrimp with choice of white wine sauce or fresh tomato sauce.
GELATO‏
Small $3.50
Large $5.50
Extra large $14.99
Gelato
Our award-winning‏ homemade gelato. Available in small, large, and extra large.
DESSERTS
All homemade
$4.99
Tiramisu
$4.99
Italian (Ricotta) Cheesecake
$4.99
Flourless Chocolate Cake
$4.99
Apple Cinnamon Cake
$3.99
Cannoli
$4.99
New York Cheesecake
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed today via mobile

We tried to like this place more than it deserves. The positive reviews are seriously inflated with little or no basis. This is an “average” Italian Restarant and no more. The pizza is cooked in very good oven but the pizza prep lacks quality and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank cmetravel2
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We moved to Clearwater 3 years ago. Have passed this restaurant many times never stopped in till today. We ate outside on the patio, very relaxing and the food was well worth the stop. Homemade focaccia bread, Pasta etc. We will be back again soon.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank williamrI3351EH
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thank you TripAdvisor! Can’t say enough good things about this place. My husband had chicken piccata. Two of us had pizza and the younger kids food was pizza and pasta. My teenager who normally picks tomatoes off everything raved about the sauce on the pizza....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Ahoryczun
Reviewed 2 days ago

This small pizza place was so Italian I didn't even mind there were no red checked tablecloths and candles in Chianti bottles. The menu is very varied and includes all meats, seafoods and pastas you would find in a good Italian place. The prices are...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Lazrlady
Reviewed 3 days ago

Unpretentious, friendly with amazing old world Italian food..you can eat inside or out...limited seating so call ahead..,busy with locals including the snow birds. Everything is good including the gelato and espresso

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank jdst2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A fun and consistently good pizza with good service. Often crowded and worth the wait. Not on the beach with lots of choices that you should be happy with, enjoy!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Harvey K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Recent dinner at Cristino's didn't disappoint. I don't usually eat plain pizza but this one was pretty perfect. My husband enjoyed his veal parm. as well. Tiramisu was a bit strange. Served in a small cup it was not at all what I expected. It...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Janet B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We used to love this place but it has changed it even smells different.will not go back The food was mediocre to say the best.the service was slow and impersonal.waited forever to have the table cleared and get a check.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank dp3511
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cristinos is our go to Tip when feeling up to Italian Food. This Place is so typical Italian, comfy and family friendly. TheFood is excellent. We had Chicken Parmigiane and Mussels. Both where absolutly delicious. Then comes the Gelato. We just love the Gelato, Can...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Ellen290351
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seven of us enjoyed a variety of salads and thin crust pizza. The roasted vegetables over mixed greens salad was excellent and a bargain under the appetizer listing. We had several personal size pizzas, including a gluten free crust option, and all were very good....More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Mike K
December 22, 2018|
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Response from LovesTakeOut212 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They have a lot of delicious options for both meats & veggies! They will also customize your pizza to your liking! My favorite is the Margurite w/ Fried Eggplant!
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marialianos33
May 5, 2017|
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Response from catdee02 | Property representative |
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March 27, 2017|
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Response from Marisa F | Reviewed this property |
I went there with a group of 10 in February while in the area for a conference. We had a 15 minute wait, but it was worth every minute. I don't remember if we tried to get reservations. The pizza is AMAZING and the... More
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