Nothing Short of Wonderful
Took my wife to dinner at Christini's upon recommendation of a close friend. The entire experiance was nothing short of wonderful. Great people, great food, great place! It is expensive, but worth every penny. A must if you are visiting Orlando.
3/1/2013 4:00:00 PM
We were a big group of 8 and
We were a big group of 8 and they managed to serve us very well albeit the restaurant was very busy.
3/14/2013 5:00:00 PM
Christini's came highly recommended
Christini's came highly recommended by a friend; however, after reading some Open Table reviews I was concerned. My concerns,however, were unfounded. Even though the restaurant was busy, our group of 5 was seated immediately upon arrival at our reservation time. The servers were attentive, friendly and knowledgable. The food is pricey; however it was all very well prepared and worth the price. My only complaint is the wines were way overpriced; I expect to pay 2x the store price, but not 3X. Overall a great restaurant, I will recommend it to friends, and I will return.
3/16/2013 5:00:00 PM
Outstanding food; my wife
Outstanding food; my wife and I had each had Piccata al Limone dishes. She had chicken and I had veal . They were both outstanding.
The restaurant can seem very crowded sometimes as they endeavor to maximize the number of tables in a medium sized restaurant.
3/19/2013 5:00:00 PM
Dinner is a special occasion.
Christini's is full of Italian charm as well as delicious food. Prices are high, but they earn it. There is no shortage of staff, and they are attentive, friendly and accommodating. The final touch - a long-stem rose for the ladies in you party.
3/19/2013 5:00:00 PM
One of my favorite Italian
One of my favorite Italian restaurants in the country!
3/25/2013 5:00:00 PM
It was such a wonderful experience
It was such a wonderful experience we are going back tomorrow night! Besides the food being the best ever the entire staff and the owner made my 10 year old daughter smile all night long.
3/27/2013 5:00:00 PM
Very Excellent. We dine here 2 nights in a row with large grougs and it was awesome!!!
4/20/2013 4:00:00 PM
Very Excellent. We dined here 2 nights in a row with large grougs and it was awesome!!!
4/21/2013 4:00:00 PM
Second time and just as wonderful as 4 years before. Not many this good in Orlando even among all the great places to dine in the area.
4/25/2013 4:00:00 PM
Simply amazing! I cannot
Simply amazing! I cannot visit the Orlando area without dining at Christini's. I love to be pampered and treated like a special guest. It is a dining experience to rememeber. Impeccable service and gourmet food in a luxurious atmosphere. This visit I had the lobster and shrimp scampi served over linguine. The shrimp were so huge, I could hardly differentiate it from the lobster by looking at it. Outstanding flavor and too much food for one person. My date had the shrimp fra diavolo, which was not too spicy but very tasty with a good kick. I can't forget to mention the eggplant dip which was served with fresh, hot bread to start our meal. The cannoli I had for dessert was delicious and unfortunately, I ended up leaving too full!
4/26/2013 4:00:00 PM
All around an amazing experience. As always!! Impeccable!!
4/30/2013 4:00:00 PM
Happy Mother's Day and Other Days
This place was phenomenal. It's pricy, but you get what you pay for. Service was off the charts and the food was incredible. Loved it.
5/10/2013 4:00:00 PM
Mothers Day Dinner was amazing. Top notch restaurant. Pricey but awesome!!
5/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
First Class Service
What a great experience! Great food! Service was impeccable. However, I would only recommend for special occasions only because as excellent was the food was they were a little too pricy for me.
5/16/2013 4:00:00 PM
One of Orlando's Finest
If you're looking for an exceptional dining experience this is the place. The service will make you feel like a king or queen and the food is so good you will be thinking about it again for days. This is an Orlando must.
5/18/2013 4:00:00 PM
I have dined all over the
I have dined all over the world, and Christini's is my favorite restaurant anywhere. I love this place. Everything is perfect.
5/19/2013 4:00:00 PM
The epitome of "Old World"
The epitome of "Old World" dining. Excellent food, impeccable service, very talented accordian player taking requests, romantic - every lady was given a long stemmed rose. Favorite place to dine when we are in the Orlando area.
5/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
Take a step into little Italy with this gem of a restaurant. Christini's was a night to remember for us. You are pampered by their wonderful staff from the time you walk in to the time you walk out. Once you have visited Italy and have tasted "real" Italian food it's very hard to find anything that comes close to it at home. Christini's has mastered the culinary skills to bring back all the wonderful memories of the food we had while visiting Italy. It's classy, romantic, enjoyable and as an added bonus to your meal you are entertained by a table side, very talented, accordionist! At the end of the evening each women gets a long stem rose to take home. The perfect ending to a perfect meal.
Salute, to Christini's!
6/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
My wife and family enjoyed a superb dining experience at Christini's. From the moment we walked in the door, we knew we were in for a special experience. Our waiters were very helpful with menu and wine suggestions without being overbearing. The food was fabulous. We all tried something different and were not disappointed. The Caesar salad was the best I've ever had. Our waiters even treated us to a special dessert in honor of our anniversary.
6/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
An Example for Others to Emulate
Mr. Christini has created a superior restaurant which delivers in all areas: service, food,& ambiance. Nothing can be improved here. This is the ultimate dining experience. A meal at Christini's will be handled by a professional, tuxedo-wearing staff who will do whatever it takes to please you. Their greetings will be cordial and this friendly attitude will persist through your departure when you are bid "goodbye" by individuals who were delighted to serve you. The food is creatively prepared & presented and consists of only the finest quality ingredients. Alberto, Mauricio, and all of the staff members exhibit a passion of service to their customers which quite frankly does not exist in too many establishments.
6/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
Christini's is AMAZING! When I say perfect service it woud still be an understatement, Perfect service, caring people, amazing food. If you have 24 hours in Orlando (and you like authentic Italian) I would miss it! perfect experience.
6/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
A dining service experience like no other, of course the food is fantastic, but the service is amazing
6/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
Simply the best of everything; food, service and ambience. There's nowhere better in the Orlando area.
6/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
This whole experience was
This whole experience was great. The people were warm and welcoming, the ambiance was great, and the food was absolutely delicious. I have not had such delicious Italian food in years. You have to go!
7/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
We enjoyed this meal with 2 other couples. I really enjoyed the service and food was amazing... if you are looking for a great drink and not the usual watered down.. this is the place . Five Star.
7/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
When you walk in you immediately notice the professionalism. The dining area as a whole is not overly large but large enough to fit most needs. It was a Friday night and my date and I were one of maybe 8 parties that night. Very romantic, and super professional serving team. Also very real serving team that could laugh and hold a conversation with you, yet offer vibrant and descriptive choices and options for the menu.
7/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
over the top
Very ethnic, to an extreme. I am from New York, married to an Italian. Over the top in decorations/ambiance and maître d' greetings.
That being said, all food was good. None of the dishes was spectacular. Pricey including $20 plus martinis.
8/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
Awesome restaurant for special
Awesome restaurant for special occasions. Too expensive for frequent visits.
8/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
Friends had highly recommended Christini's and we figured we would give them a try. We had a wonderful authentic itialian meal and the service was impeccable! Extremely friendly staff.
8/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
One of the Best out there
I absolutely think this has to be the best Italian restaurant in the US. The food is outstanding and the service is second to none. I eat here every time I come to Orlando.
8/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food and wonderful service
I think it says a lot about the quality of the food when every other patron at this restaurant speaks fluent italian. Walking into the restaurant, the host greeted us quite genuinely and the whole meal was quite an experience. Between all the waiters helping us out with our meal, to the accordian player, to the excellent food it was quite a treat to have eaten at Chritini's. I even got to meet the owner afterwards which was pretty nice. I will certainly come back next time I'm in Orlando.
9/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
The best Italian Restaurant period
I have been coming for years every time that I am in Orlando. Don't miss Christini's. The food, the service and the ambiance are all 5 stars. Everyone made me feel valued and part of the "family"!
9/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
The food and service are fantastic, perhaps the best Italian food ever! The atmosphere is romantic and also sophisticated. Children under six are not allowed to dine here, which I (mother of a toddler) found refreshing. It was a wonderful atmosphere to spend quality time with my husband. Do not miss this place.
9/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
Fabulous restaurant. Extremely professional staff- top to bottom. Charming host, excellent service, fantastic food.
The attention to detail just amazed me. As good as it gets, and I have eaten in restaurants the world over.
9/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
Outstanding food. Authentic
Outstanding food. Authentic Italian from the old country. The scallop appetizer was out of this world. Fantastic wine list. The wait staff was very attentive and knowledgable. Only comment is that dinner is pricey. Think NYC or LA prices. But well worth it for special night out.
9/26/2013 5:00:00 PM
From the minute you walk in the door you are treated like royalty. The friendly, attentive staff was so charming that even if the food were mediocre, it would have been a wonderful experience. However, the food, was FANTASTIC! We had a sampler of all the appetizers and variety of the entrees were chosen by my guests. Everything was prepared to perfection. I had very important clients with me and they could not say enough about this dining experience. I can't wait to return to Orlando so that I can have dinner at Christini's again
10/3/2013 12:00:00 AM
Staff friendly and interested in pleasing customers. Very flexible with orders when someone in group had to leave unexpectedly. There was nothing the restaurant would not do to accommodate the table. Go and have fun. Live strolling music and roses for the ladies. Nice touch.
10/8/2013 5:00:00 PM
Just as magical as I remember my first experience. They leave no stone unturned in making sure the ambience, experience and food is nothing less than perfect. For a short while you get to feel like your in a different world all together.
10/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
This restaurant is rare gem in an area of chains. It is truly one of a kind. The Orlando area
10/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
Once again Christini's delivered a terrific dining experience. We have been there many times and it never disappoints.
The fact that the owner is present most every night keeps the quality and service very consistent.
Christini's is our go to place every time we are in Orlando.
11/4/2013 4:00:00 PM
Ths is a very high end resturant
Ths is a very high end resturant experience. Food was outstandiung and the service was excellent, almost to attentive. Wait staff should consider giving the customer a little breathing room. Dining like this is not a race!!
11/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
I was extremely impressed by everything from the moment we walked in there it was beautiful
11/21/2013 4:00:00 PM
This is an outstanding restaurant.
This is an outstanding restaurant. Every dish I have ever had there has been very good and some are incredible. Great service as usual. Can't wait to dine there again...
11/22/2013 4:00:00 PM
fabulous night at Christini's
What a find on Yelp. We just wanted some italian food with good wine list. Although we felt totally underdressed, the staff and ownership welcomed us warmly as we were first in for a Monday night meal after golf. Not only did we have a great meal and marvy bottle of wine, we had a special memory as two great golfing legends were also dining there. Apparently, its common for some celebrity sightings here.
11/24/2013 4:00:00 PM
Best Thanksgiving ever!
I want to thank the entire atad whom gave us amazing service
On such a special holiday !
11/27/2013 4:00:00 PM
We celebrated my daughter's 17th birthday at Christini's. The entire meal and service were superb. The accordion player serenaded her several times during our meal making it a special place for a birthday dinner celebration. I highly recommend the veal chop parmesan style - best ever! They prepared a very nicely decorated and wonderful tasting birthday dessert for my daughter. The tiramisu was to die for as well.
11/28/2013 4:00:00 PM
Took a Chance
Took a chance on Open Table's recommendation to try Christini's on our overnight visit to Orlando with friends.
From arrival, our experience was as expected! Even though a little pricey, our dinner , wine, and waiters were wonderful! A visit by the owner and accordian musician was an unexpected surprise and bonus. Definitely would recommend this restaurant to friends.
11/29/2013 4:00:00 PM
Delicious, but pricey!
We went here on a whim to celebrate my 30th birthday. Food was delicious, but our total bill was almost double what I expected. Bar drinks are expensive, and you are charged per glass for sodas which we didn't know. Service was superb and we did enjoy it, but definitely prepare your wallet. :)
11/30/2013 4:00:00 PM