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12273 US Highway 98 W, Destin, FL 32550-6963
+1 850-650-5980
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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Albertson, New York
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Were going to go to Mimmo's, but after reading the rave reviews, we chose Fat Clemenza's. Maybe because we're from New York and spoiled with delicious Italian food, three out of four of us were disappointed with our meals. I get eggplant parm whenever I go out for Italian, and their version was overpriced, the portion was small, and it... More 

Thank chris t
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've had a special that was a fish pictures below And also we had a pizza All was amazingly perfect!!!!! If you looking for Italian food in Walton or okaloosa county, that's the place you gotta go to!!!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really wanted to eat Italian dinner one night at the beach and all the best reviews were for Fat Clemenza's. I understand why! The place is small with dim lighting and had a cozy, warm feeling about it. The host and the servers were all nice and did a great job. My two kids shared the adult Fettucine Alfredo... More 

Thank janice518
Savannah, Georgia
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't waste your time. The service is absolutely terrible. You're either treated like royalty or like dirt. The food is alright, but not worth it enough to pay a high price for mediocre food and terrible service. From the hostess to the server ... the service isn't worth wasting a night out and coming home disappointed. Do yourself a favor... More 

Thank JanaFromSavannah
Merritt Island, Florida
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59 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started out by splitting a Margherita Pizza. Then we ordered Eggplant Parmigiana with a side of pasta. Coming into the restaurant my nose smelled all kinds of great Italian foods. My nose is usually right and my palate confirms it. We liked the Eggplant Parmigiana very much. We liked the pizza too. I am from the NY/NJ area and... More 

Thank KD2JA
Sevierville, Tennessee
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54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE at Fat Clenenza's. The entire staff was very accommodating and I our server (Mike) was very pleasant, conversational and possessed an excellent sense of urgency. Mike was consistent at making sure that we were well taken care of. All of our food was OUTSTANDING. We enjoyed the garlic knots, Bruschetta, Caesar salad, white cheese pizza,... More 

Thank AllanL351
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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177 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visiting the area, our family always has a non-seafood night and more often then not look for a local pizza joint. Fat Clemenza's is more than just a pizza joint; they have many Italian menu items. However, we were looking for pizza and ordered a couple for carry-out. The pizzas were generously sized with one being more than enough... More 

Thank BruceR_2832
Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best pizza I have ever had in my 40 years of life. We found this place by accident as the kids wanted pizza and ended up eating here twice in one week. This will be a place we always come to when we come down here. So worth it and excellent prices.

Thank fortygee40
Columbia, Tennessee
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79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The party i was with disagreed with me. Servers were "italian" like and seemed rude.(I did not see that though.) Food was good and not overly priced. Seemed to fill up quickly..it was quaint.

Thank buschnco
Level Contributor
37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I found this place to be quite a small gem. We got bread with oil, 5 garlic knots and a pepperoni pizza all for under $25. The pizza was excellent, thin but with a substantial crust. The garlic balls were an excellent appetizer. We were thinking it seemed wrong to just go to a pizza place when... More 

Thank Redbird_Craig

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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: +1 850-650-5980

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