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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
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Columbus, Ohio
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had lunch at Cristino's on a rainy day, and we were very impressed by the variety on the menu - pizza, pasta, salads and AMAZING gelato. Service was excellent, very reasonably priced and we can't wait to go back. There were 4 of us at lunch, and we all LOVED our meals and had bites of each others'. One... More 

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St. Petersburg, FL
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drive up here from St. Petersburg about once a month. Pizza is better than any I've had in NYC. Glad all you out of towners enjoyed it, our holiday guests sure did!

1 Thank Jeff1951
South Carolina
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Tampa for the National Championship game with CLEMSON and used Trip Advisor to find a pizza restaurant in Clearwater area. We were not disappointed! Cristino's was delicious. We ordered a variety of entrees. Pizza, lasagne, baked ziti, mussels in red sauce, Caesar salad, and calamari. The calamari was prepared perfectly, the mussels were delicious with bread for... More 

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New Jersey
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139 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought I was in Italy!...Margherita pizza was excellent...Gelato was awesome...fsat and friendly service...reasonably priced...FYI, this place is not on the island and is worth the trip when visiting Clearwater or Clearwater Beach!

1 Thank Andy B
Montevideo, Minnesota
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123 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely, the best pizza I have ever had eating out! It is all in how they do the crust. Excellent flavor and that crispness. Wow, is all I can say!

1 Thank CarolS1641
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378 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On this occasion while the kids were home for the holidays (all adults now) we went for dinner. There were 8 of us and it was fun and the food excellent as usual. We started going to to Cristino's when they opened about 10 years ago. We had a pack of kids so there was something for everyone. The kids... More 

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Westport, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small cozy place. Very good pizza and panini sandwich. Gelato is great. Not on the main beach area but in town and worth the drive.

1 Thank arxb
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were visiting Clearwater and choose to eat here based on the reviews we read, and we did not regret it. Everything we ate, from the salad, pasta, pizza and gelato was fantastic. Highly recommended. This restaurant will be our first choice when back in town.

1 Thank Traveler2003421
Groveland, Illinois
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this pizzeria by lucky happenstance. BUSY with waitstaff happy attentive and flying around in controlled chaos...ask for Katrina..but the entire staff look to assist ..There is indoor and outdoor seating..and the restaurant entrance is also a through fare between the two area We chose the flagship coal fired thin pizza...fresh...delicious. .calamari is light tempura style with nice marina. ..finally... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Italian restaurant. Not a ton of indoor or outdoor seating, would definitely recommend calling ahead. Service was top notch, very attentive and accommodating. We had a good sampling of pasta dishes and the chicken parm. BTW - everytyhing on the pasta menu is half price and half portion for kids - excellent value! Our only critique is that the... 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
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?