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Cristino's Coal Oven Pizza

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Menu

APPETIZERS‏
$7.50
Calamari Fritti
Fried calamari with marinara sauce.
$6.99
Mozzarella Fritta
Breaded mozzarella pan-fried in olive oil garnished with marinara sauce.
$10.99
Antipasto
Homemade mozzarella, prosciutto, salami, olives and roasted peppers.
$7.50
Garlic Shrimp
Fresh shrimp sauteed in a white wine garlic sauce.
$7.99
Eggplant Rollatini
Baked eggplant, stuffed with ricotta cheese, mozzarella and topped with fresh tomato sauce.
$6.99
Assorted Grilled Vegetables
Grilled zucchini,‏ eggplant, yellow squash, tomatoes, and mushrooms in olive oil over a bed of organic mixed spring greens.
$6.50
Bruschetta
Fresh diced tomatoes mixed with chopped red onions and fresh basil served with a side of toasted garlic bread.
SALADS
$7.99
Grilled Chicken $+3.00
Cristino's Salad
Organic mixed spring greens, fresh mozzarella, salami, ham, roasted peppers, red onion, sun dried tomatoes in a balsamic vinaigrette.
$5.99
Grilled Chicken $+3.00
Grilled Salmon $+5.00
Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese, light caesar dressing
$3.99
Homemade vinaigrette
Ranch
Blue cheese.
House Side Salad
Small, side salad consisting of organic mixed spring greens, onions, carrots, and tomato.
$6.99
Grilled Chicken $+3.00
Caprese
Fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil and coal oven roasted peppers.
$7.50
Mesclun W/Portobello Mushrooms
Organic mixed spring greens with grilled mushrooms sauteed in olive oil and garlic topped with shaved parmesan cheese
PANINI'S‏
Featuring premium meats. Choice of baguette bread or homemade focaccia bread.
Served with lettuce, tomato and a dash of extra virgin olive oil.
$8.99
Prosciutto W/ Homemade Mozzarella
Served with lettuce, tomato, olive oil and fresh homemade mozzarella cheese
$6.50
Provolone Cheese
Mozzarella Cheese
Ham and Cheese
Served with a choice of mozzarella, provolone or swiss cheese.
$6.50
Provolone Cheese
Mozzarella Cheese
Oven Roasted Turkey and Cheese
Served with a choice of mozzarella, provolone or swiss cheese.
Served with a dash of extra virgin olive oil.
$8.99
Baguette bread
Homemade focaccia bread
Brooklyn Panini
Grilled chicken, fresh homemade mozzarella, grilled or fried vegetables (please specify grilled or fried vegetables)
$8.50
Baguette bread
Homemade focaccia bread
Chicken Parmigiana
Homemade tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella.
$7.50
Baguette bread
Homemade focaccia bread
Meatball
Homemade tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella.
$6.99
Baguette bread
Homemade focaccia bread
Vegetarian
Grilled assorted vegetables and fresh mozzarella.
CRISTINO'S SPECIALTIES
Regular Size (10) $7.99
Family Size (20) $14.99
Chicken Wings
Pan tossed with caramelized onions, garlic, and Italian seasonings.
$7.99
Panzerotti
Famous in our hometown" fried or baked tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, ham and basil.
$5.99
Grilled Chicken $+3.00
Homemade Lentil Soup
COAL-OVEN PIZZA‏
Cristino's
$8.99
12" personal $8.99
16" large $12.99
Margherita
Tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, oregano.
12" personal $9.99
16" large $13.99
Bianca
Ricotta, mozzarella and fresh basil. *White pizza with no tomato sauce
12" small $11.99
16" large $16.99
Margherita Di Lusso
Tomato sauce, homemade mozzarella, fresh sliced tomatoes, basil, oregano
12" personal $7.50
16" large $11.99
Marinara (No Cheese)
Tomato sauce,‏ olive oil, oregano and fresh basil. This pizza does not have any cheese.
12" personal $+11.50
16" large $+15.50
Quattro Formaggi
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, goat cheese, ricotta, gorgonzola, basil and oregano.
PASTA
All pasta dishes are served with garlic bread.
$14.99
Risotto Al Frutti Di Mare
Risotto with‏ scallops, grilled calamari, mussels, and shrimp with choice of white wine sauce or fresh tomato sauce.
$11.99
Grilled chicken $+3.00
Risotto Primavera
Creamy Italian rice sauteed in gorgonzola cheese with mixed steamed vegetables.
$11.99
Grilled chicken $+3.00
Grilled salmon $+5.00
Wheat Penne Alla Giardiniera
Whole wheat pasta, mixed vegetables, and garlic in extra virgin olive oil
$10.99
Meatballs $+2.50
Lasagna
Lasagna made with fresh homemade meat sauce and mozzarella.
$8.99
Meatballs $+2.50
Penne Al Pomodoro
Penne pasta with fresh tomato sauce.
$9.99
Meatballs $+2.50
Grilled chicken $+3.00
Fusilli Bolognese
Curley-shaped pasta with fresh homemade tomato meat sauce.
$9.99
Grilled chicken $+3.00
Fettuccini Primavera
Sauteed vegetables served in white cream sauce over fettuccini.
$10.99
Grilled chicken $+3.00
Whole wheat penne $+2.50
Penne Pesto
Penne pasta‏ in a homemade pesto sauce with sundried tomatoes and portobello mushrooms. Contains pinenuts
$13.99
Homemade Ravioli
Choice of three cheese ravioli in marinara sauce, spinach ravioli in alfredo sauce, meat raviloi in bolognese sauce, mediterranean ravioli in vodka sauce, or crab meat ravioli in vodka sauce. *If alternative sauce is desired, please include under "comments/special instructions"
ENTREE‏
All entree dishes are served with mixed vegetables and sauteed crisp potatoes.
$13.99
Pollo Contadina
Chicken, sausage, and vegetables sauteed in a garlic white wine sauce.
$16.49
Veal Scallopini Marsala
Tender veal scallopini and mushrooms in a marsala wine sauce.
$15.50
Churrasco Alla Griglia
Grilled tender churrasco steak, 12oz
$12.99
Chicken Piccatte
Tender breaded chicken in a tasty homemade lemon sauce
$12.99
Chicken Parmigiana Entree
Breaded chicken covered in fresh mozzarella and homemade tomato sauce served with a side of spaghetti pomodoro, potatoes and vegetables.
$15.50
Barese Special
Fresh grilled salmon in a white wine sauce with tomatoes, spinach, and artichokes over a bed of angel hair pasta
$11.99
Grilled chicken $+3.00
Risotto Primavera
Creamy Italian rice sauteed in gorgonzola cheese with mixed steamed vegetables.
$12.99
Eggplant Parmigiana Entree
Breaded eggplant covered in fresh mozzarella and homemade tomato sauce served with a side of spaghetti pomodoro, potatoes and vegetables.
$16.49
Veal Parmigiana Entree
Breaded veal covered in fresh mozzarella and homemade tomato sauce served with a side of spaghetti pomodoro, potatoes and vegetables.
FISH
$13.99
Spaghetti Al Frutti Di Mare
Pasta with scallops, grilled calamari, mussels, and shrimp with choice of white wine sauce or fresh tomato sauce.
$15.50
Salmon Oreganato
8 oz. salmon fillet topped with Italian seasoned breadcrumbs, served in a light butter, lemon, and white wine sauce.
$14.50
Shrimp Scampi
Shrimp sauteed in an olive oil, white wine garlic sauce.
$15.50
Barese Special
Fresh grilled salmon in a white wine sauce with tomatoes, spinach, and artichokes over a bed of angel hair pasta
$14.99
Risotto Al Frutti Di Mare
Risotto with scallops, grilled calamari, mussels, and shrimp with choice of white wine sauce or fresh tomato sauce.
GELATO‏
Small $3.50
Large $5.50
Extra large $14.99
Gelato
Our award-winning‏ homemade gelato. Available in small, large, and extra large.
DESSERTS
All homemade
$4.99
Tiramisu
$4.99
Italian (Ricotta) Cheesecake
$4.99
Flourless Chocolate Cake
$4.99
Apple Cinnamon Cake
$3.99
Cannoli
$4.99
New York Cheesecake
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started with bruschetta. Then split a salad which was great. My wife had the manicotti and I had the raviolis with a side of their meatballs. We finished with their homemade gelato!! Very good meal

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Michael1947212
Reviewed 1 week ago

My girl friend is from Rome, Italy and is usually very critical of 'Italian Food" the way Americans prepare it. But she LOVES the food at Cristo's - says it is like being back home. We both had a small pizza (one for her and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Grant D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Romantic and casual italian space; cozy and good options for tasting. The pizza is a highlight. Children will love, specially at night. Good value for money and friendly service.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PedroPJ333
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little place. Went for lunch during the holidays and thoroughly enjoyed it. Nice hidden gem. Be sure to stop next time you drive by!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 763debrak
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service mostly locals really good food great place to get a good salad and enjoy the noise of people laughing and talking

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RoseNEddie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for something different for an Italian meal... ....they did not disappoint.. everything was delicious.. even my 3 children enjoyed it. We will definitely be back. Staff was so friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank katejarema44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the chicken piccata. So tender and loved the sauce. My husband had the lasagna. He said it was the best. The service was amazing and they all work together as a team. Definately on my favorite list.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sue K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of three were all delighted with our dinner, the ambiance and the service!!! Italian food was sensational, the pizza the best. If only we had saved room for dessert!!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BackPacker485238
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cristino’s Coal oven pizza is a gem in the Clearwater area. Arrived at 5:40pm and got the last table available outside. Service was friendly and efficient. Menu is full of pasta dishes and good pizza selections. Beer and wine is available. Our pizza had a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Rich T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food at a great price! We had a pizza and chicken parmigiana, both were great. Definitely a hard to beat place in Clearwater for both quality of food and price!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jazjef
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Mike K
23 December 2018|
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Response from LovesTakeOut212 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They have a lot of delicious options for both meats & veggies! They will also customize your pizza to your liking! My favorite is the Margurite w/ Fried Eggplant!
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marialianos33
6 May 2017|
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Response from catdee02 | Property representative |
Yes, we do!
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28 March 2017|
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Response from Marisa F | Reviewed this property |
I went there with a group of 10 in February while in the area for a conference. We had a 15 minute wait, but it was worth every minute. I don't remember if we tried to get reservations. The pizza is AMAZING and the... More
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