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Kris Hyberts
· March 16, 2018
The service was outstanding. The pizza was very yummy love the sauce no acid taste. We also had a meatball sandwich which was also good. Then to top off the big meal we had The gelato almond and chees...ecake very good. This is s must try See More
Karen Beduhn
· January 12, 2018
First time in and it's directly across from my doctors. The best food and I don't say that often! The Pasta Carbonara with grilled chicken... AMAZING!!! The ambiance in there is stunning! The service ...was impeccable! We had the most polite waitress named Gabriella Hoyt. Not to mention the young man that sat us was hands on to our needs bagging our leftovers without us even having to ask. Obviously your employees love their jobs because they are super good at making our dining experience fantastic! I will be coming back and highly recommend your establishment. Fine Dining and Casual all in one! Wonderful! See More
David Christian
· November 12, 2017
We have driven by this place for over a year, saying "we need to try this place". We finally stopped in for lunch. We ordered beers and lunch ( Caesar salad, white pizza, and plates). Beer was ice co...ld with iced mugs with every beer ordered. Caesar salad was spot on, fresh cheese, crisp croutons, etc. The plate was warm, but didn't take away from the great salad

. We ordered a white pizza which was amazing..... thin, crispy crust, and very fresh. I ordered the baked ziti which was wonderful. The garlic bread was amazing. The ravioli bobognese was wonderful. The service was first rate. We have finally found our authentic Italian restaurant!!!
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Tom Levett
· January 14, 2018
We arrived at 6:00 lots of people and there was 7 of us was able to give us a table outside was very cold but the heaters were amazing. I personally started with the shrimp appetizer that was amazing.... Then the chicken parmesan fabulous and to end with pistachio gelato magnificent. I live in St Petersburg but will take the drive to go again. See More
Don Palacios
· February 25, 2018
I found that good pizza is hard to find in the St. Petersburg/Clearwater area. BUT we found our favorite place for a great pizza at Cristinos. They also have an amazing mix of entres, so stop by there... and enjoy your food! See More
Justin Lonas
· December 20, 2017
We came in with nearly a party of 9 and we were told that it would be a 25 minute wait. Now, this was perfectly acceptable as they were jam packed full of patrons so we decided to try somewhere else. ...A waitress promptly came out to tell us they opened up a table and we were seated within minutes. The food was amazing and so was the service. Will definitely visit again :) See More
Davide Calda
· December 17, 2017
I’m Italian and I have to thinks to tell at the people :
1) This is the best pizza in Gulf of Mexico
2) this guy are very honest with price.
So, move you ass and go to taste a piece of Italy right here
Marti Galloway
· November 6, 2017
LOVE this place! For me and my family it’s been a much needed escape while taking care of aging parents at Morton Plant Hospital (across the steeet) for the last decade. They get busy sometimes but th...e wait is always worth it! Real food (comfort and healthy options), wine and gelato. Plus, they make it easy to order pizza to-go to say thanks to hardworking hospital staff! See More
Mali Ensar Shabani
· January 28, 2018
The two pizzas that we got were awesomely prepped. Caesar salad wasn’t that great, it was missing something � great service, lovely waitresses that always made sure we had everything that we needed to... eat. I liked the outside dining area � will visit again � See More
Charles Murphy
· November 5, 2017
The food was great, and the service was great. The place is small and it was it was loud...but we still enjoyed it. They serve gelato that is fabulous and really nice after pizza.
Tara Sangiorgi-Gilbert
· January 3, 2018
We absolutely loved our lunch today!! Delicious and authentic, haven’t had a better brick oven pizza since our travels in Italy. The gelato was amazing as well. We will definitely be back during our n...ext trip to Clearwater! See More
Elaine-Christie Hallancia
· March 24, 2018
I love this place and I own a wood fired Pizzeria myself! Plus I come every time I visit Clearwater. They are always packed but somehow manage to pump quality food out like bosses! Amazing!
Juan Nicolaci
· October 23, 2017
It's the third time I'm going to eat Cristinos and I always ask the same to eat. But this time the seafood sauce was not fresh. I am very sorry for this, if the first time I have been served this way,... I will not return. See More
Gary P. Duran
· April 10, 2018
New favorite pizza! Wonderful service, healthy options, delectable dessert, and a super pretty waitress! Super happy we stopped here while in Clearwater!
Jennifer Moroneso Cataldo
· September 14, 2017
I'm an American Italian from New York and I love everything about this place. Very good thin crust pizza also very good sauce. Everything we've ever had so far is very good and the gelato is excepti...onal. They give you a sample after every meal. See More
Josie Aloe-Costa
· April 4, 2018
Wanting pizza and let me tell you.. AMAZING.. Had a Margarita Pizza and my favorite Panzarotti.. So yummy.. The gelato was better especially Nutella!!! Definitely will go back when I'm back in Clearwater!!!
Debbie Hernandez
· August 27, 2017
For quite a while, I had been wanting to try this restaurant. It was a treat, and we will definitely be back. We ordered the Quattro Formaggi, a four cheese pizza, and it was delicious! The sauce perfect, and along with the delicate blend of cheeses, was the ideal complement to the thin and crispy crust. We also had the chocolate and almond gelato and it was heaven. Every dish I saw brought out to other patrons looked like paradise on a plate, and I cannot wait to go back for the calamari!!! See More
Prince Cathi Marie Lysiak
· February 8, 2018
One of my favorite places ... Good food!! My family also loves the food ..From New york so this was a good find forsure.... Miss good Italian food this place has it for sure...
Ashleah LaFleur
· March 7, 2018
I had the cheese tortellini and it was so good!!!!! My server was Katie & she was great! Definitely will be returning!!
Jason Berman
· October 27, 2017
The pizza and service was excellent and portions food especially for the precious ham. My only suggestion would be to add more legged beer choices if possible.

No, it’s not Christmas, but our very own Lenny Cristino & Mike were at it again!! Cristino’s is lit, and looking good! Come on by, check it out, and enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner on our decked out, heated patio! ❤️🍕🍝🥗🍰🍨🍮

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Happy Holidays everyone! We are decked out for Christmas once again, thanks to the talents of Lenny Cristino! Come on by and check it out! We are open on Christmas Eve to serve you, your families & friends. Wishing you all a wonderful holiday ❤️

Cristinos Coal Oven Pizza updated their status.

Happy Thanksgiving from the Cristino family to yours! We are thankful for each & every one of you! ❤️🦃🍁

For all of you Pumpkin lovers, we know you will really "fall" for our homemade Pumpkin gelato! All of our gelato is made on premises with flavors imported from Italy! Come on by and try a scoop or two!

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We are OPEN and serving lunch! See you soon !🍕

Cristinos Coal Oven Pizza is feeling grateful.

Hurricane Irma did not get the best of us! We hope that everyone got through the storm safely & without any damage. Our power has been restored, our coal oven is heating up, and once again, it's time to make the pizza! 🍕🍕 We are open for dinner tonight, can't wait to see you all and hear your Irma stories! ❤️The Cristino Family❤️

For the safety of our staff, friends, family, and valued customers, we will be closed tomorrow, Saturday September 9, Sunday September 10th, and need be a bit longer. Our plan is to re-open once Irma has moved on, and it is once again safe for all. Please, take all of the necessary precautions to keep yourselves safe throughout this storm, our prayers are with everyone. The Cristino Family. #Floridastrong #GoawayIrma #Wegotthis.

Hey all you Cristino's fans!!! We would like to take a moment to let you know about our newest special. This summer dish is made with Orecchiette Pasta, Fresh Tomato, Olives, Capers, Red Onion, Homemade Mozzarella, and drizzled with a Balsamic Glaze. Such a tasty light dish for these warmer days. We look forward to seeing each and every one of you very soon.

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HAPPY FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND! Do you know what goes really well with Coal Oven Pizza? A bottle of red, a bottle of white, or have it by the glass, an ice cold brew, a bottle or two, all you have to do is ask! Leave the cooking to us this Father's Day as your celebrate the special guy in your life! Enjoy your weekend everyone

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Yay, it's the weekend! Who's hungry?

Thank you to our cousin Francesca Cassano for sharing this video version of the article! Stop by if you are in Clearwater for the #1 Pizza in Florida! The beaches are pretty awesome too!

Deep dish or thin crust, pizza is always a good idea. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

Scroll through from Alabama to Wyoming and you will definitely be craving PIZZA! If you are in or near The Tampa Bay, come see us at Cristino's in Clearwater, voted best Pizza in Florida! Thank you USA TODAY COLLEGE! Please SHARE this post fellow Floridians, and fellow New York & New Jersey friends & family, we love when you come to visit us!

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We could not be more proud of our amazing staff at Cristinos that make reviews like this possible!

I’ve had pizza all over the United States.  From New York to California and everywhere in between, I’ve tried a lot of pizza throughout my life.  Then, on a recent trip to Clearwater, F…

We can't think of a better way to top off your coal oven pizza than with a scoop or two of our homemade gelato 🍧! All of our flavors are imported from Italy 🇮🇹 and prepared for you on premises! We added a new flavor to our lineup, Vanilla Bean. Some of our customers say it tastes like cake batter or icing! What's your favorite Cristino's gelato flavor?

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