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Fat Clemenza's

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12273 US Highway 98 W, Destin, FL 32550-6963
+1 850-650-5980
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Table clothes, great service and an excellent menu full of choices you'd expect. I had the Veal Parm with a small salad. The small salad was big enough for two, but . . . I couldn't stop until it was finished. The veal parmesan was perfect: two large pieces covered in baked cheese with a pasta side and sauce. Fat... More 

Bloomington, Illinois
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148 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Small restaurant but with a wonderful atmosphere, extensive wine list and menu. Food was authentic Italian and many dishes were homemade. Service was friendly and efficient.

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columbus, ohio
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very small restaurant. Go early or there is a line even in the winter. Chicken Marsala was very good, but not typical. My husband had it. I can't remember what I had but I do remember than I loved it! I guess that means we are eating out to often! Service was attentive. Decent wines by the... More 

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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We return here every year on our trips to the Destin area. And never has it ever disappointed. Wether you desire a fine Italian meal, or just a Pizza and fine wine, this place satisfy . With a great cozy atmosphere , great wine selection, and unique dishes and pizza combo's . We'll keep it on our not miss list... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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223 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here recently. It's in a small strip mall in Miramar Beach area. The decor is cute and it has a good menu. The owner's also have Mamma Clemenza's next door.

Thank Matt_from_Chicago
Shaker Heights, Ohio
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will need reservations. The place is small but great Italian food. Very good wood fired pizza. Not a very big menu but the food very authentic. Good Italian wine list also. We will go back.

Thank 522travel593
Ocala, Florida
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Never had a bad experience at this locally owned restaurant. The pasta is excellent and the servers are attentive. Try the garlic knots. They're wonderful!

Thank travelgirlFla
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I have eaten pizza in Italy that wasn't this good. Authentic, rustic and charred just right from the wood oven. Good menu all the way around. Come early, it gets busy even off season.

Thank amyavalon
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Nice atmosphere, good food! I had a pizza, my mother had a pasta dish. Both were very good. Only gripe I had was that i ordered tomatoes on the pizza which made the crust soggy. Definitely will be coming back.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Got some take out pies all brick oven cooked and they were pretty good. Would never dreamed to find good pizza in Destin fooled me. The name is why I picked it big Godfather fan.

Thank Phillip W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?