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Cristino's Coal Oven Pizza

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1101 S Fort Harrison Ave, Clearwater, FL 33756-3907
+1 727-443-4900
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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19 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Heard so much about this place.mbeing a beach local I tried it and our party of 4 was disappointed. It was good but not worth leaving the beach area! Also a little on the expensive side compared to local spots at the beach and Island Estates.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was told how good this place was for a while. Decided to try it this past weekend. Called in and picked up the order with no issues. From the 1st bite of Bianca pizza I knew it some of the best I have ever had. The crust, cheese with a basil topper was awesome. There are other coal oven pizza... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We drove up from Ft. Lauderdale to see our favorite performer and we luckily stopped at Cristinos for a bite after the show. What a pleasant surprise! The best pizza we ever had! As you may know, Ft Lauderdale is loaded with great restaurants and certainly pizzerias but we found Cristinos to be the BEST EVER. Also, our server was... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Good service. Had the white pie, crust was thin and crispy, cheese was not top quality, but overall quality was good

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time we ate at Cristino's, we stopped in with the family on the way back from a fun morning at the beach. We always sit outside to enjoy a wonderful Cristino's meal with the family. We have eaten here on multiple occasions and always have great service and food with generous samples of gelato to decide which flavor... More 

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Bullhead City, Arizona
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not very large but the pizza was excellent and a Caprese salad was very very good we dined out Fresco on the patio and was a very pleasant afternoon will definitely be going back again and again

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The pizza here is delicious! We first visited during a trip in 2013 and remembered it so well that we went back on our next trip to Clearwater. It's not walkable from the Clearwater Beach area, but it's definitely worth the ride. They do not have a typical children's menu, only smaller servings of their traditional Italian dishes, so be... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. This is not your pizza chain pizza. My family and I have tried everything on the menu. Most of the servers are very attentive. Last visit ours was a little disappointing.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, but the pizza had minimal cheese and was burnt. The fettuccine has absolutely no flavor. Would not go back.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on vacation in Clearwater Beach and found this place on Tripadvisor - the short 10 minute drive was well worth it ! Their Frutti de Mar was filled with shrimp,Calamari ,Scallops and Mussels - all cooked to perfection. Their pizza was perfect , nice thin crisp crust loaded with flavor . Save room for their homemade gallato -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 S Fort Harrison Ave, Clearwater, FL 33756-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-443-4900

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