We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fat Clemenza's

12273 US Highway 98 W, Destin, FL 32550-6963
+1 850-650-5980
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (498 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (42 reviews)
“cannoli” (42 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12273 US Highway 98 W, Destin, FL 32550-6963
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (1,087)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 1,086 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick, friendly, knowledgeable service from Mike. The pizza was outstanding...fresh veggies, prosciutto, and a very tasty crust, and a fair value at $15-18. The pizza is bigger than 12" for sure. Will try pasta dishes next trip, as menu is loaded.

Thank CAG3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Am I the only one who finds this place average at best? I’ve been here 3or 4 times over a period of several years and always think it’s going to be great, because everyone says it is. Last week I had eggplant parmigiana. I expected...More

Thank bjvondy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I, along with 2 friends, enjoyed dinner recently at Fat Clemenza's in Destin . The menu selection provides plenty of Italian food options...we had a hard time deciding (that's good thing). We shared the bruschetta appetizer which was very tasty. For entries,...More

Thank TerryNh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Purchased a pizza to go. I was told they only have one size by the person who answered the phone and took my order, which was eight (8) cuts from a 12" pizza. I have had better pizza than this and the price came to...More

Thank meelleng
Reviewed 29 December 2017

I have dined at this restaurant a number of times over the years and have enjoyed the experience. In November I went and the food was disappointing so I thought it could be just a bad night. I returned in December to dine and the...More

Thank KD1956
Reviewed 29 December 2017

I had the opportunity to re-visit Fat Clemenza's last night and it was as good as I remember from my last visit in 2012- refreshing to know that another small, local restaurant has stood the test of time. More than adequate parking, quaint atmosphere, great...More

Thank cassidymsw
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

From the moment we walked in and smelled the aromas we were optimistic that this place was going to exceed our expectations and it did! The menu is varied with something for everyone. We opted for vegetarian with pepperoni and margherita pizzas. The sauce and...More

Thank tinydiny
Reviewed 18 December 2017

we've been here twice in a week. That should tell you a lot. First trip: they have gluten free pasta for my wife, and she liked her dish. I had a chicken picatta and it was OK - nothing very special and not worth returning...More

Thank loudconsumer
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We liked this place so much we ate there twice during our 5 day stay! The serve is quick and the food is delicious! Perfect spot for date night!

Thank Becky R
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

After a whim and desire for something different on Thanksgiving weekend, saw reviews on Trip Advisor for this little gem. Ordered Fat Clemenza’s White Pizza for take out. Were greeted with an open door and a smile. Restaurant was small, but quaint and service was...More

Thank Ellen P
Nearby HotelsSee all 37 hotels in Destin
Summer Breeze
20 reviews
1.23 km away
Wyndham Vacation Resorts Majestic Sun
152 reviews
1.24 km away
Candlewood Suites Destin-Sandestin
587 reviews
1.29 km away
Beach Resort
32 reviews
1.88 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Mama Clemenza's
161 reviews
.01 km away
Dynasty Chinese Cuisine
156 reviews
.97 km away
Cabana Cafe
67 reviews
1.19 km away
194 reviews
1.37 km away
Nearby Attractions
153 reviews
.47 km away
Emerald Coast Wine Cellars
85 reviews
.80 km away
Surfside Spa
87 reviews
1.39 km away
Massage Therapy By Blaine & Company
67 reviews
.79 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
17 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Glen H | Reviewed this property |
No there isn't.
1 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from riceman68 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do!
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12273 US Highway 98 W, Destin, FL 32550-6963
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-650-5980
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing