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4942 US Highway 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-4091
+1 850-267-2185
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A very nice husband & wife run the restaurant. The husband is the chef and prepares food like he had as a child The food is just okay. Wish they offered a few vegetarian options.

Thank Joanne W
Bradenton, Florida
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Server was not mentally at work. We were not offered any recommendations or specials, although I heard these offered at other tables. The chicken Parmesan was so tough a sharp knife was requested. The hostess offered to bring another, which was done. It was no better. The entree was replaced with another. A simple bowl of ice cream was ordered... More 

Thank Danny C
Destin, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to Christiano's for dinner for years but this year they started opening for lunch...This was my first visit with two friends. It is absolutely the best lunch I have had in Destin in a very long time. Chris the chef brought out a small starter of "bites" delicious small baked roll bathed in garlic and butter...then... More 

1 Thank JEU2014
Opelika, Alabama
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We made reservations and were seated promptly. From there, it went downhill. It was at least 5 minutes before we were ever acknowledged and seemed much longer. When our server finally showed up. We asked for bread and we finally got some after asking again at least 15 minutes later. We were basically ignored for the most part. It took... More 

Thank crfuhrmann
Bainbridge, Ga
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a last minute decision as to where to go with a group of friends. We have dined at Christianios several times over the last few years and it never fails to more than satisfy our needs. The food is delicious and the service is always efficient. A pretty good selection of beers and wines is available for those... More 

Thank Contweets
Tuscaloosa AL
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142 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had snapper Elizabieth, excellent dish. Excellent salad, very nice wine. Attentive service without being intrusive. Very pleased!

Thank Ankfray
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is the best Italian we have enjoyed outside Italy and that includes the over 40 countries we've visited and all the USA. The service was great and the entire staff were warm and welcoming. Now for the food--absolutely fantastic. Chris, the owner and chef even came out to greet us. The bread dip was excellent, in fact I... More 

Thank joseph c
Tallahassee, Florida
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279 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

From the ambiance to the food, the restaurant provides an excellent experience. I enjoyed the cappelini with shrimp in butter/garlic sauce and my husband loved the spaghetti and meatballs. The bread and oil for dipping and the caesar salad were also excellent. The chef even came out to talk with us and the wait staff was smiling and attentive.

1 Thank TallyWriter
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

There is nothing but kudos for our dinner. Salads could not be fresher. I had the Grouper Elizabeth which was light and tasty. My wife had lasagna which was excellent. Service was great. Will definitely return.

Thank peekay52
Miramar Beach, Florida
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Great place to go for Italian food, pizza and great fish. The best is the Grouper Elizabeth, which the owner created years ago working for another restaurant. Great place to bring the whole family, something for everyone. And if you think you are hungry, try their homemade lasagna. I dare you to finish it. Wonderful atmosphere, wait staff does a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Pizza, Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options
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, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?