Christini's Ristorante Italiano
Christini's Ristorante Italiano

Christini's Ristorante Italiano

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://christinis.com/
  • Phone: (407) 345-8770
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner Nightly: 6:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Entertainment, Full Bar, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Our private room will accomodate parties of 40 to 55. people.
    There is no minimum food or beverage, but the group must have a minimum of 40 people to be guarantee the privacy.
  • Private Party Contact: Ester 4073458770x
  • Entertainment: Strolling Musician

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: We offer complimentary Valet parking.
A word from Christini's Ristorante Italiano
Discover why dignitaries, celebrities, and professionals from around the world have made Christini's their number one dining destination in Central Florida.





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Christini's Ristorante Italiano reviews from OpenTable diners
87 reviews since July 27, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.7
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
89% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (63)romantic (57)notable wine list (49)fit for foodies (48)good for groups (34)neighborhood gem (32)hot spot (10)vibrant bar scene (4)late-night find (2)great for brunch (1)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Christinis Italiano
    doclevyVIP
    Dined on 11/19/2014
    One of our favorite italian eateries in the entire world. The food is incredible, the attention to service is beyond anyrthing you have ever experienced in any other restaurant before. It is expensive, and we only go for special occasions, but well worth the experience. A must if you are in Orlando!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romantic Dining
    Eatsoutalot
    Dined on 11/19/2014
    The most romantic dining experience I've ever had. Extremely attentive wait staff. Phenomenal food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good But ...
    ncMCO
    Dined on 11/18/2014
    Making a reservation was easy, they honored the reservation promptly but then there were simply too many people waiting on the table which meant that no one did a good job waiting on the table. We didn't hear the specials until we asked. They told us what they thought we would like, almost every one of the dishes included shellfish - without even listening to the fact that one of the party was allergic to shellfish. We told the waiters, they were too busy trying to sell us on the choices they thought we should have. They did not rush us which was delightful. One of our party had been there before, raved about it so I would give it another chance based on that.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dinner at Christini's
    Izatryt
    Dined on 11/18/2014
    From the exceptional service to the perfectly prepared dishes, we had a fantastic evening celebrating our anniversary. The Chilean sea bass was outstanding!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • bruceVIP
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    Our server, Davide, was unbelievably accommodating. The food was outstanding and the martini perfect. We enjoyed our dining experience so much that we made another reservation for the next weekend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Amazing!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Christini's is by far the best restaurant in Orlando! The food is beyond delicious, the service is impeccable and the atmosphere... well, you just have to experience for yourself! I literally dream of going to Christini's every time we're in the area and even when we're not!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A true orlando classic
    Energyboy4
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    First time back in a couple of years. Even better than I remembered, but the three $$$ representation on the web did not represent the actual menu prices. I was embarrased as a brough my visiting executive who was visibly put off. Definitely a four $$$$ for sure. Don't get me wrong, dinner was great, service was even better. Waiter was a true professional, just wasn't prepared.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • FishTV
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Service was ok. We we're seated near the door and at one point the door was opened and smokers had camped outside. We all thought there were smokers in the restaurant. That was the only big downer. Food was very good, maybe a bit pricey, but every now and then a good restaurant to visit.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious but Insanely expensive
    FreddieVIP
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    As someone who has no problem spending money, even I was annoyed by the prices here. $56 for a simple veal dish? That's a bit much. But I will say that the food itself was delicious. Really, really good. The wine list was a bit disappointing for such a high end restaurant though. Great meal, good experience but bring a Brinks truck with you!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fantastic
    wsb225VIP
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    My wife and I dined at Christini's over the weekend and we had an amazing evening. The service, food and wine was second to none. I would highly recommend dining at Christini's. Wonderful!!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • anniversary celebration
    Diane
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    Amazing little booth. A little private. Service was great until a table of 20 was seated in our service area....then we we forgotten. Sat for 15 minutes with empty plates and wine glasses. Finally had to tap one server on the arm to get his attention. Asked for check...server said "can I get you a lemoncello shot?"...really? No just bring us the check....yes I know a party of 2 does not come with a bit fat bill with a big fat tip but come on...we were a Very easy service e table with a $200+ check....we deserved good service also...plus I missed out on dessert and coffee!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It was awesome!
    Cephuentes1
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    Great for our group of 12! Perfect combination of food, wine and great service!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Italian at it's Finest
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    Christini's not only has excellent food but also the service is top notch. The attention to detail is refreshing in today's hustle-bustle, self-centered society.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A real treat
    GeorgeandClaireVIP
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    Great atmosphere, wonderful food and superior service. The way dining should be.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • not good
    onbusiness
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    this is not my first visit here at Christini's.We waited in the doorway 15 minutes for our 8:15 reservation and were seated around 8:30. We were then left at the table another 15 minutes with the wine list and menus and no water. Had to flag another waiter down it might have been longer. My associated order a veal dish and was very happy, I asked the waiter if they had pasta Bolognese and I missed it on the menu. He said not on the menu but assured me the chef would make it and it would be great, it was not., tasted like olive garden. Our wine was $86 a bottle and can be purchased on line for $32 a bottle. Come on folks. we had had wine, two small lifeless salads, bread, one good veal dish, one awful pasta dish for $189 before the tip.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Enchanting
    VonnVIP
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    What an exceptional old world Italian evening. Charming wait staff and lovely setting. The food was beyond what I expected. All of us were impressed by the service and even the bread was delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great resturaunt!
    RonK
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Very romantic. Great food and great service. Mr. Christini has built an exceptional dining experience. We go there every time we go to Orlando.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • AugieVIP
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    A traditional restaurant where the waiters are dressed in jackets and the accordion player knows many tunes to take one back to another era. Food and service are wonderful. Relax and enjoy the ambiance of another time. Mister Christini will probably visit your table to welcome you and enhance the dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • mjscaf
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    My wife and I were celebrating our 50th anniversary and from the moment we walked in we were treated like special people. The food was exquisite and the ambiance wonderful. Thank you Christinis' staff for making it a memorable night for us. Anyone looking for a wonderful place to celebrate a special occaision or have the best Italian meal you have ever had, should make a reservation for a memorable meal at Christinis.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • club57
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Can't say enough about the experience! They made us feel like family. Everything about the experience was top notch. We were in Orlando area for 3 nights, we left the last night open for dinner to wait for suggestion from Hotel when we arrived. There was no need, We booked Christini's before the dinner ended for a return visit. They ended the night with Long stem rose for the ladies. A pefect ending.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding!
    CItyKathyVIP
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    The experience was outstanding. One of the finest Italian restaurants I've experienced across the entire country. Marvelous!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Filet Mignon steak was ordered medium and delivered medium well. service was good but not great otherwise nice place
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Puzzled
    Bestreviews
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Having gone to the restaurant entertaining important business contacts and clients, I have had exceptional experiences. This time was a client and myself with reservations. We were given a table stuck in the corner and right in the way where waiters were coming out of the kitchen, a lot of commotion and very noisy. This was hard to conduct business in. Also we do not eat a lot and are both on diets, we ordered soup and an entrée (pasta dish). We were cold shouldered by the waiter and got a special visit from the head waiter to make sure that's all we wanted and was obviously frowned upon. We ate as quick as possible to leave, very uncomfortable and the maître did not even say thank you as he usually does. A very disappointing evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best Desert ever
    FiremanPete
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    My wife said she had the best Tiramisu ever and she likes a sweet or two.... A fantastic meal with great service......
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a great meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    Unbelievable dinner as always. Can get crowded with groups, but still can be romantic and quiet at the same time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a favorite
    bkathy
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    We've eaten there many times through the years and have always loved. The food and service are always impeccable. They highly recommend their veal but I ordered steak my husband sea bass. My steak was cooked perfectly and my husband swears the sea bass is the best he's ever had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    BobbyVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    This place is the best! Service has no peer. Veal best I've ever had. We go to Christini's at least once on every trip to Orlando. Expect to pay for the best but it is worth every penny.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Congratulations ,
    marco2409VIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Great atmosphere , as usual exceeds the expectations. Great food, great service
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love it
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Always a good call. Perfect food and service. Best pasta in town, with music and delicious desert!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SH1070
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Outstanding experience! Food, service and atmosphere amazing! Very very expensive but worth it!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome veal chops!
    JimboFR
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Christini's is a very elegant place for dinner. Light levels are low for a romantic evening, but bright enough for a group of 8. Our dining experience for our group of 7 was awesome. And the veal chops are AWESOME. If I had one negative comment, it would be the price of the wines on the wine list and mixed drinks. The wine list was good, but the wine prices were 4 to 5 times the price at a wine store, and normally restaurants are between 2 and 3 times the price in the store.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent and Plan to Spend
    USAFoodieVIP
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    We were greeted like we owned the place. The service is excellent. Had a wonderful time, our only minor surprise was seeing that this $$$ (3 dollar sign) restaurant was not listed as $$$$. Just understand that everything (food, drink, wine) on the menu is about 20% more than you might expect. Still great. Just be prepared.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We were in town for a conference and chose Christini's due to open table reviews. They were also on our hotel's recommendations. Everything was amazing. The food was delicious, the service impeccable. There were 19 of us and we had a great time. Our waiter and sommelier both gave us great suggestions. The accordian player added great ambience. Next time we are in Orlando we would definitely go again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • ChuckLVIP
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Great food and service. Still extremely expensive!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • on a visit
    onalarkVIP
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Definitely over the top in many ways! The greetings on arrival are very friendly and the staff accommodating. The food is good, very good. The gnocchi with Bolognese sauce was good. Homemade to be sure. However, the prices are over the top also! $12 for a plate of olives. $30+ for a pasta?? $80 for a veal chop? Wine prices were also higher then should accommodate the food. The decorations are definitely a throw back to a bygone era of Itlo-American design (circa 1950's?). Heavy on statues and heavy dark colors. The service staff's outfits appear to be from a cruise ship of the same era.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A Bit Disappointing
    MurphsMom
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Although the food was delicious, I thought the servings were skimpy for the price. We were hosting a business group of 11 and I felt as though the waiter was pushing everything on us. Instead of allowing us to review options, he was telling us what he was going to do. Very odd, and uncomfortable. My guests were a little confused thinking I pre-planned the dinner and that was not the case.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • All time favorite
    LisaGfromTN
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    This is one of my favorite restaurants in the country. The atmosphere, service, food, everything is just perfect. We always look forward to going here whenever in Orlando. It is more than a restaurant - it is a fine dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Charming place!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    From the moment you valet you vehicle until you leave ~ this is somewhere you feel that you are the only customer ... Service and food are wonderful !!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Italian
    nlclear
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    What an incredible establishment. Attention to detail is an understatement. Went on a business dinner, our clients were very impressed with the restaurant choice and everyone said that they would be coming back soon.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Yankeedawg55
    Jmac
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    There is only one word to describe it.......OUTSTANDING!!! The food and service were the best.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet