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Fat Clemenza's

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12273 US Highway 98 W, Destin, FL 32550-6963
(850) 650-5980
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Atlanta, GA
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375 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,271 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came here after reading glowing reviews but left shaking our heads and wondering why. The service was fine but the food was very bland, average at best. I started with the crab soup. You would need tweezers and a magnifying glass to find any crab, and even with more crabmeat the soup would still have been almost tasteless. We... More 

Thank GuyFromAtlanta_GA
Youngsville, Louisiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My birthday tradition includes a week in Destin accentuated by a lovely meal at Fat Clemenzas's for my special day. For authentic Italian cuisine, this is the place. The ambiance exudes the Italian culture. Plus it doesn't hurt when the waiter sings Happy Birthday. Also, try out Mama Clemenzas.

Thank Renee C
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went on a Friday evening in August for dinner. We had the caprese salad, which was excellent, then we ordered a couple of pizza's...simply fantastic, dough, sauce, etc, out of this world. Best pizza around....Nice Italian atmosphere to go along with the evening....good, attentive staff. Can't wait to go back. Need to also try Mama Clemenza's next door for breakfast....also... More 

Thank Michael P
Huntsville, Alabama
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I visited this restaurant by a fluke. Originally my plan was to eat at Vinny Mcguires. I walked in to that establishment and was in close contact to 3 employees and not one of them bothered to greet me or utter a word. So I went to this restaurant and I'm glad I did. Having grown up in New York... More 

Thank nsfishncat
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Not my favorite Italian place in the area but over in miramar beach, this is the place. The food is good. The pizza is average. The prices are good. You leave full and happy. I recommend it.

Thank Scooter H
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading the pleasant reviews of this restaurant my husband and I decided to give it a try. When we arrived to the restaurant it was empty. So to my surprised the waitress sat us in the back of the place near the restrooms. Every family or couple after us was sat in front or asked do they want to... More 

Thank 815KL
Saint Clairsville, Ohio
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our food at this cozy Italian eatery. Very authentic and great quality food. The entire family enjoyed their meals. We want to come back next time we are in Destin. Highly recommended!

Thank Brenda B
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried this place for the first time this week and were not disappointed. Staff was friendly and our food was delicious. I ordered the margherita pizza...it was big enough for two people. This will be on my "to do" list next time we are in Destin.

Thank nancyssn
Stow, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wood oven pizza. Good service. Worth visiting. They will make a pizza to your specifications. Will NOT deliver. They use good fresh ingredients. Very friendly wait staff, reasonable prices.

Thank Ahmet T
Joplin, Missouri
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

8 friends out for dinner. People were lined up and it was packed. Most of us liked our meal, the two of us that ordered pizza, not so much. After reading other reviews I encourage you to find out for yourself. Problems: one of us ordered a pizza without two ingredients and low in sauce. It came burnt in bottom,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12273 US Highway 98 W, Destin, FL 32550-6963
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: (850) 650-5980

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?