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$9 - $38
Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Reservations
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Reviewed August 18, 2020

Was referred by a friend and we were not disappointed! Relaxed atmosphere with friendly, accommodating staff and the food was over the top! If you like spicy, as I do, the Seafood Fra Diavolo is perfect. Will be a definite "to-do" next time and EVERY...time we are in Destin!!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 14, 2020 via mobile

Best Italian food! The manicotti, fettuccini Alfredo, lasagna, and chicken Parmesan was excellent! The lasagna is 2 lbs! Fettuccini has the best flavor very creamy and fresh noodles. Manicotti was completely cheese filled. Everything was excellent. Service was great your drink never gets below half!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 29, 2020 via mobile

So glad we found this restaurant. This was the best Italian we've had in a very long time. Our compliments to the Chef!

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 13, 2020

Used to love this place but the last two times I went for a to go order, I noticed no one in this business was wearing a protective mask. The owner, the wait staff and the front desk person all were void of this vital...protection. We will not order again here until the owner and staff decide to provide the necessary protection to the public and wear a mask.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 20, 2020

We used to be locals but had never ate here before. The food was fantastic, my mother, kids, and niece and her boyfriend loved it so much. Our server, Cory, made sure to check on us frequently and Summer made sure to get anything in...between. My son said it was the best restaurant he had in so long. We had a great time. Definitely will be coming again!More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 17, 2020 via mobile

Very disappointed! We are frequent customers and decided to go there last night for dinner because our friends were there. Arrived at 5:15pm only to be told we couldn’t be seated until “maybe 6 or 7pm”. That’s an hour time in between to say “maybe”....Our friends who got there just before us were seated immediately. The restaurant was practically empty. I said that we never had to make reservations before and turned and left. I have heard that it’s going downhill in service but had always said they were great. Now I know.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 12, 2020 via mobile

We ate here numerous times last year but when we went back to eat here again this year , we were disappointed! Found out they changed recipes for the dishes we ordered and now have Romano cheese Instead of Parmesan cheese in them ! This...makes a huge difference ! It just doesn’t taste the same anymore and none of us enjoyed our meal so we don’t plan eating here again. Sad because it use to be delicious . Management was nice but the food just isn’t worth it anymore imo.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 11, 2020

I came in with my family and we had an absolutely great time! Food was fantastic, (redfish was perfect), staff was friendly and knew a lot about the wines and the restaurant itself is gorgeous. Definitely recommend!

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 9, 2020

Chicken Alfredo should not be served as a soup. My dish was drenched in sauce as if I was eating a soup. Salad was terrible. Pizza, the cheese was so hard it did not even melt. Staff, defensive with an attitude. Would not recommend

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 7, 2020 via mobile

My wife and I have been loyal customers for over ten years and are of the opinion the professional level of the service has significantly deteriorated in the last several years. Our last two servers do not apear to have been trained for their position....I am not sure Chris is aware that the servers are the face of the restaurant, no matter how good the food if the service is poor so is the patron's opinion of the entire experience. Unfortunately, we have given up on Christianos, there are other Italian restaurants in the area.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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  • Yes, Christiano's offers takeout services.

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  • Christiano's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5