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Cristino's Coal Oven Pizza

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1101 S Fort Harrison Ave, Clearwater, FL 33756-3907
(727) 443-4900
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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San Antonio, Texas
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186 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This tiny place serves some of the best food! We'd been by it several times, then decided to drop in. Our server Rebekah was patient as it took us awhile to decide on our meals. We started with a small margarita pizza; sauce and crust was awesome. I had the cheese ravioli with bolognese sauce and my guy had penne... More 

Thank Deb B
San Antonio, Texas
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87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My date and I had dinner there yesterday. Rebekah was our server and she was patient, professional and wonderful. We had the personal size Margarita Pizza as an appetizer, and then I had the penne with meat sauce. Sauce is the key word here. Both the Marinara and meat sauce were excellent. She had the ravioli and it was top... More 

Thank John D
Tallahassee, Florida
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A client of mine took us to Cristino's Restaurant for a lunch meeting...this is a friendly neighborhood restaurant...it's located right near downtown Clearwater... We were immediately able to get a table as we had arrived about 11:30 am...the service was quick and friendly... The menu is quite long with a large variety of Italian dishes...each of us had something different... More 

Thank Barney B
Clearwater, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every thing is good but the pizza is really the best.The ice cream is also great and made in house. Pizza with sauce. cheese and basil are all you need

Thank 333boxer
Palm Harbor, Florida
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707 reviews
520 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends gave us gift certificates to give Cristino's a try. A nice surprise in Clearwater. Inside seating is limited but they have a large tented area outside that is fine to sit at. The place got very busy just after we arrived. I can't say the service was great, she was busy but she did fine. The food was... More 

Thank smiller560
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Christinos does outstanding pizza from a wood fired oven but also offers a great range of classic Italian main courses. Their home made ice cream is the best you get anywhere. Great staff.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are glad we decided to try Cristino's. The pizza is great. The sauce is excellent. They brought a sample of the gelato and it was the best ever. Looking forward to trying some of the other menu items. We enjoyed a nice afternoon on the outside patio.

Thank MWyatt42
Des Moines, Iowa
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on vacation after finding it on TripAdvisor. We got there and it was crazy busy, but we decided to stay. So glad we did!! We ordered mozzarella sticks, but it was the marinara served with it that I couldn't get enough of. Seriously, the best marinara I've ever had. The pizza was so good too. The crust... More 

Thank AMT13
Yonkers, New York
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here on the long Columbus Day weekend with family and went here last night for pizza. Ordered a large Margherita and an order of Fried Calamari. Service was fine and the food was quite good. Being from NYC, it's hard to find acceptable pizza elsewhere. This place clearly held its own. Cooked well with crispy crust and flavorful sauce. Nice... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered Chicken Marsala and Three Cheese Ravioli. Chicken tasted sour. I ate two bites. Couldn't handle more. Ravioli was not homemade. Looked like a frozen product dumped on the plate and coated with too much sauce. Garlic bread was a joke. How do you mess up garlic bread?! Could have made this meal myself at home and it would have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 S Fort Harrison Ave, Clearwater, FL 33756-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: (727) 443-4900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?