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4942 US Highway 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-4091
+1 850-267-2185
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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110 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 TallahasseeWriter
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 

1 Thank jmzx2
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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108 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere, friendly owners, great waitstaff and simply the best in Italian food. We go for dinner and sometimes just order their pizza which really is excellent. ( Brooklyn transplant ... we know our pizza !!) We have probably had everything on their menu and honestly have enjoyed each and every meal. They are now serving lunch and I hope... More 

Thank travelguys2
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievably good, authentic, SUPERB Italian food. We will be regulars. Wonderful atmosphere, great service, can't wait to go again!

Thank Rick T
Niceville, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service, open for both lunch and dinner. Highly recommended! John Ebert, Certified Executive Chef, American Culinary Federation 👍👍👍👍

1 Thank usnmasterchef
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome cesear salad. Order the shrimp tuscana, nice light cream sauce with sun dried tomatoes and asparagus. Great meatball pizza. Couldn't put at dent into the chicken fettuccine Alfredo. Would definitely come back again.

Thank Jason F
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner. The lasagna was made fresh and was fabulous. Everyone enjoyed their dinner and appreciated the personable and attentive service by Robin. The atmosphere was nice and quiet. Would be good for a large party.

Thank ktoau
Destin, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

LOVE going out to lunch....more than dinnertime....and went Friday with a friend! Menu is BEST around! Warm Italian Hoagies....all kinds of "pasta bilities"....choose from five different pastas, four different sauces, four meats, and different veggies....for under $10 ! Chris' incredible Ceasar salad (which I HAVE to have!) is on lunch menu! And you can add chicken or shrimp! Huge shrimp!... More 

Thank rpyetzki
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126 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Some of the best Italian food ever experienced. From homemade bread to some of the best spumoni ice cream, key lime pie and coconut pie, everything was excellent. Especially noteworthy was the huge servings of excellent lasagna.

Thank Inquilinus

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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?