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Cristino's Coal Oven Pizza

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1101 South Fort Harrison Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33756
+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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Ottawa, Canada
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140 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant was highly ranked on TripAdvisor and close to the condo where we were staying in Clearwater. We went on a Saturday night and the place was hopping. Luckily, we had a short wait. We ordered the antipasto, the penne vodka and the penne pesto. It was all delicious. After dinner, they bring you a small sample of two... More 

Thank Cathy W
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Tried the special, stuffed shells. They were very good, served with bread. Go hungry because you get a big serving of pasta

Thank Tammyloveslunch
Clearwater, Florida
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a cute place and we ordered our first pizza there. We ordered the basic large pizza and then added pepperoni (which was excellent), onions (hardly enough to taste) and mushrooms (disappointing few). The basil is fresh, crust is fine but not enough cheese and certainly not enough of the toppings we paid extra for. Ended up costing $22 for... More 

Thank Sandra G
Clearwater, Florida
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228 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We love this place! The pizza is amazing. The only downfall if you have to order extra cheese or you won't have much on the pizza. They offer high quality ingredients, reasonable prices for the type of pizza and it's always delicious. The only thing I wish they'd do is get garlic knots or cheese bread on the menu. That... More 

Thank J G
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit Clearwater yearly and Cristino's is at the top of our list for where we choose to eat. This visit was no exception. This place never disappoints us!

Thank Travelwithourkids
St. Petersburg, Florida
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got pasta to go last night and it was really good. I got the tortellini and my girlfriend got ziti and they were both really tasty. My dish was cooked extremely well and had really good flavor. The garlic bread that came with it was really good too. I look forward to going back and trying some more of their... More 

Thank Matt S
Largo, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Place look nice....it had me fooled.. I'm a chef and i gotta tell you out of all the places i work and ate this gotta be the worse food i ever taste......Pizza is ok....Everything else is BADDD!!!!!!!!

Thank jepgghs2001
Shediac, Canada
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with friends. Great selection of items on menu. Well worth the trip to eat here. Very pleasant atmosphere outside with the patio lights. Fair number of parking spaces available.

Thank MaritimeTraveler830
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tiny place in downtown Clearwater with a great outdoor patio. Very authentic Italian dishes, not just pizza. The Mediterranean Ravioli was wonderful, light, and very flavorful. The service was very attentive and even provided samples of the fabulous Gelato. I was back in Tuscany for lunch!

Thank Keely M
Alexandria, Virginia
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136 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Returned. DH had pizza which was excellent. Friend had chicken piccata which she said was excellent. I had eggplant park which was delicious. I was scouting for a friend arriving soon who had celiac disease. Note for those with celiacs: the gluten free pizza is actually low gluten, i.e. the crust is gluten free but it is baked with other... 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
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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 South Fort Harrison Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33756
  • 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?