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4942 US Highway 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-4091
+1 850-267-2185
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Pizza, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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4942 US Highway 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-4091
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So when in town I ask where the locals go for food. Christianos Italian was one of those places. When we pulled up few cars were there however it was on the early side. Seated right away and Carman was our waitress. Pleasant and shared...More

Thank missie A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit. Our first visit was a pleasant experience. Our second visit ..not so much. It began with a greeting asking whether we had reservations. No, the restaurant was empty when we arrived. After an extremely long pause and review of their...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don’t know what kind of cheeses they mix on the pizza, but nobody in our group liked it. Nobody ate more than 1 piece. This might not be a fair review of the restaurant itself, because we got these pizzas to go. 2 pizzas....$50....and...More

Thank Walgreenguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Destin on holiday and ate dinner here twice. Hubby had the same meal twice on the two different nights...Their grouper was the best prepared grouper we had the whole vacation. Great service and loved that the chef came out both nights to...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Solid Italian food with very good sauces. Super friendly waitstaff make sure that you are well taken care of. As opposed to some newer restaurants, you don’t feel rushed in this cozy place. Chicken parm is crispy but still tasty.

Thank pmoeser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first came here a few years ago with friends when we first moved here. With so many places to dine we hadn’t been back since, even though we had a great meal. A month ago we let friends stay at our house and they...More

1  Thank ThWhite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't be fooled by the restaurant being in a strip mall. We came for an early dinner and had a great experience. We were greeted immediately by the host and our server, Max and were introduced to Owner/Chef, Chris on the way to our table....More

1  Thank Cweb123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food, service and atmosphere good. Wine poor small, salad extra and portions light. What bothered us most was they only give you 4 thin slices of bread and if you want more it cost. Seems they got cheap over something so small. I will say...More

Thank Jane K
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We always look forward to dining at Christiano's on our frequent trips to Sandestin and Rosemary Beach. On a recent visit, my husband raved over the chef's special veal shank, I enjoyed my favorite fish dish, the Snapper Elizabeth, topped with fresh crab meat and...More

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Great food. Superb Service! A surprise treat if you are expecting run-of-the-mill Italian cuisine. This place is so good, to say any more would ruin the experience. A Must-Go-Eat if you are in the area! Even if you aren't it's worth the drive.

2  Thank lilibeth175
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Questions & Answers
Ozzie B
21 July 2015|
Response from RC41CC47 | Property representative |
We do offer a gluten free spaghetti pasta and most of our pasta dishes can be made using this. We also have fresh fish, steaks and salads that are gluten free. Thanks for the inquiry.
Robin W
6 June 2015|
Response from RC41CC47 | Property representative |
Robin, Our main dining area, the Firenze Room, seats up to 54 guests, which would accommodate your party. If you would like to look at our menu online and send me some ideas of choices and what you would like to spend, I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4942 US Highway 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-4091
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-267-2185
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Christiano's is a family owned and operated Italian restaurant serving delicious pastas, fresh seafood, steaks and pizza. Our staff strives to provide each guest with a great dining experience which includes great food and excellent service.
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