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Christini's Ristorante Italiano

4.8
4.8
3693 Reviews
$50 and over
Italian
Christinis Ristorante Italiano is a fine dining Italian restaurant in Orlando that has mastered the art of exceptional dining. We are open for dinner seven days a week and feature a Northern Italian menu that has delighted guests from all over the world. We are famous for our freshly made pasta, enormous veal chops and Chilean Sea Bass over a shrimp risotto. We also have an extensive wine list and full bar, with a sommelier to help answer your wine pairing questions.

Best Restaurant in Orlando -
"With more than 45 years of distinctive culinary experience, I am convinced that success comes down to this: One restaurant, in one location, serving the highest quality cuisine, the best service and a friendly atmosphere in which to enjoy it." - Chris Christini


Dress code: Business Casual

Please no flip flops, tank tops or hats.

* Guests ages 6 and above are invited to dine at this establishment.

*Please No Infants. No strollers. No exceptions.





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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 56 times today
Experiences are available.

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Options

  • Order online

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Mediterranean

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Sat 6:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (407) 545-6867

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Private party facilities

    Whether you are planning to celebrate a special occasion with family and friends or host a business meeting in the Orlando area, Christini's Ristorante Italiano provides the perfect, casually elegant setting. The Ivy Room offers private group dining and is reserved for a maximum of 54 guests. For smaller parties of various sizes, Christini’s has several intimate semi-private areas in our mezzanine level a few steps above the main dining room. Whether you are planning to celebrate a special occasion with family and friends or host a business meeting in the Orlando area, The Ivy Room provides the perfect, casually elegant setting. We are the only restaurant in the Orlando area that offers a la carte dining, regardless of your party size. Christinis is typically closed for lunch, however the restaurant can be reserved for parties of 50-200 for private luncheons. Mr. Christini and his highly trained and knowledgeable staff look forward to hosting you!

  • Private party contact

    Private Event Coordinator: (844) 397-0138

  • Neighborhood

    I Drive / Sand Lake

  • Cross street

    Sand Lake Road

  • Parking details

    We offer complimentary Valet parking.

  • Entertainment

    Strolling Musician

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • New Year's Eve 2022

    $175.00 per person

    Dec 31, 2022 only
    Enjoy our Chef's created menu highlighting our signature classics as well as delectable new creations. As always, our highly trained staff will deliver an exceptional evening along with our strolling musician. Menu pricing is $175 per person and does not include tax or gratuity. No A la carte dining on this evening.

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What 3,693 people are saying

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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Orlando / Central Florida East

    Italian

  • Orlando

    Best Ambiance

  • Orlando

    Italian

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  1. RB

    RosanaB

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    La atención de primera, todos el personal muy atento y educado, la comida estuvo muy buena y el ambiente muy acogedor
  2. RM

    RichM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A wonderful and delicious Saturday night experience…
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful experience and excellent food and service!
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Was a wonderful experience from the moment you walk in the door. Love the ambience and the amazing accordion player . Food was delish and they spaced it out perfectly! Would recommend!
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    John and Kyle were amazing .. very courteous and hospitable .. very good entertainers and knew a lot about the menu
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing dining for “old school” Italian. It’s a must if you’re visiting Orlando. I come every time I’m in town and never disappointed.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Top notch Food and service excellent
  8. LT

    LT2014

    Orlando

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service and food were fantastic. From the moment we walked in the door, to the over the top service and ending with a single red rose delivered to the table. It was a perfect evening.
  9. JB

    JackB

    West Palm Beach

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were there for our wedding anniversary. Alberto and John took care of us and were awesome! Such class! Everything was great.
  10. PM

    PaulinaM

    Orlando

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall2food1service1ambience2
    Food was regular, most of the food you are able to make at home, really simple, and definitely experience for what I got to eat there. Service wasn’t the best, and worst part about the server was that he wrote his own tip on the last receipt that you get to put the tip that you consider, I thought that you have the right to decide how much the service deserves. And he decided to wrote with out our permission, I would rather to have the service included instead having a server writing down his own tip, that is really bad, I’m also a server and if I would do that I probably get fire right away. Not coming back again. Musician was the only good part of the night.
  11. d

    dank

    Des Moines

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always have a great experience at Christini’s!
  12. L

    Lorihelen

    Orlando

    82 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    82 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a wonderful dinner at Christini's! The food is exceptional and the service is premiere. We were overcharged for our glasses of wine but they corrected the bill when we inquired. Dining here is expensive but it is fantastic for a special occasion.
  13. S

    Steelman

    Orlando

    27 reviews

    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service were fantastic. Would highly recommend to friends and family.
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We feel that it was an excellent experience and keeps the ambiance of a restaurant that reminds one of Italy 😄
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was exceptional. We decided to go for the magical dining. And it didn’t disappoint. It was exceptional. From the moment you walked in and greeted by the very nice (and handsome) young man. Ashleigh at the bar was wonderful. Perfect dirty martinis. Alberto our waiter was very attentive to everything we wanted. Food was outstanding. Best Alfredo ever.
  16. JM

    JimM

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Superb service and outstanding food with extensive wine list
  17. RB

    RenzoB

    Orlando

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was our anniversary. Amazing place, service was outstanding and food was delicious. Will be back.
  18. MK

    MikeK

    Orlando

    14 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on September 23, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    The food and service were really good. The atmosphere could have been better. The tables were very close together. The noise level was extremely loud for this type of restaurant. There is an accordion player who is really nice, but when he’s playing you can’t hear the person next to you. Would have appreciated a quieter and more private dining experience for the price.
  19. D

    David

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our experience at Christini's ristorante was absolutely incredible from start to finish, I just want to thank each and every staff that was working, They was so helpful from the choice of the cocktails/mocktails to the choice of the food menu, if you wasn't sure what you wanted they was able to recommend it for you. It's a beautiful restaurant and I would highly recommend it too anyone who's visiting Orlando! Just wanted to say thank you to you all once again 🙂 The experience was just unforgettable!
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Christini’s was amazing! The service was impeccable from the moment we walked through the doors until we exited, staff left no hospitality stone unturned. The old world Italian charm decor paired with amazing wine choices and authentic tasting food made our anniversary dinner special. It’s a must go to place the next time we’re in Orlando. It felt like a well kept secret reserved for those with exquisite palates.
  21. JA

    JAC1

    Orlando

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was more than excellent! I enjoyed the coziness and the ambience. I went for the Magical Dining experience as this was my first time at the restaurant. The food was wonderful. I struggle with justifying upgrade charges.
  22. CL

    CarolL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was excellent. The food melted in my mouth. First class operation! Will be back
  23. T

    Theresa

    Orlando

    70 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    70 reviews

    Dined on September 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious dinner start to finish. Amazing service. Such a great evening.
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome!! In a day and age where service is lacking at all restaurants this was the best dining we have had since early 2020!!!!
  25. B

    Bill

    Phoenix

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on September 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous restaurant with outstanding food and the best waiter’s in the business 🍷
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great restaurant. Excellent food—and that’s a lot from me since I am very fussy!
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service from Carlos and Kyle
  28. CS

    CristaS

    Grand Rapids

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on September 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Best Italian food in the area! Highly recommend!
  29. G

    Gail

    New England

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Was one of the best experiences in my life. From the greeting to food to my rose Beyond wonderful and delicious
  30. L

    Lori

    Orlando

    261 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    261 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Simply fabulous. Best Italian food in central Florida. Service is wonderful. Enjoy every time I have visited. The meatball appetizer is my favorite along w the filet for dinner. Fantastic wine selections.
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Christinis always provides a great meal, wonderful service, and quality and quantity second to none!! Ambiance reminds me of an old world Italian restaurant right out of Italy.
  32. LA

    LesliAnn1

    New York Area

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Consistently excellent- food and service is top notch!!!!!
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience5
    The restaurant was fancy but seemed like there was favoritism. The food didn’t taste the best but wasn’t horrible. I think the authentic reputation of the place keeps the people coming.
  34. g

    gigi

    Orlando

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service was nothing but excellent. Fine Dining at its best.
  35. KN

    KeithN

    Orlando

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We went for my nephews anniversary, this place never disappoints, it was incredible .
  36. D

    Drumminscott

    Orlando

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    The accordionist might be one of the best you will ever hear…food was spectacular but waiters get their panties in a wad some when doing Magical dining, but still… it is a dining experience everyone should indulge!
  37. BC

    BrianC

    Orlando

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was our second date night at Christinis and they certainly didn’t disappoint! The staff were amazingly attentive, courteous, and friendly. The food was exquisite, and the entertainment memorable. An iconic establishment that never ceases to please!
  38. BD

    BernardD

    Orlando

    26 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service was outstanding!
  39. JB

    JanieBB

    Orlando

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing dining experience, from the valet to walking out the door after a delicious meal. Everyone could not have been nicer and accommodating. Every time is a genuinely wonderful experience!
  40. MT

    MaryT

    Orlando

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Christinis is excellent! The food is superb. The chilean seabass is so good it melts in your mouth. Love the bread and the eggplant tapenade they serve when you arrive. The restaurant is a little too dark and the cocktails are ridiculously expensive. $28 for a chocolate martini??? A french martini was $24.50. Thats very steep for the location and the restaurant. They really need to adjust that. The dessert was mediocre but the appetizers and entree make up for that. We will go back but order differently when it comes to cocktails or not drink at all as that is just too expensive.

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Christini's Ristorante Italiano is rated 4.8 stars by 3693 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 56 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Options

  • Order online
Google Map for Christini's Ristorante Italiano

7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd, Suite 84, Orlando, FL 32819

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Sand Lake Road

  • Neighborhood

    I Drive / Sand Lake

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Sat 6:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Mediterranean

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    We offer complimentary Valet parking.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Entertainment

    Strolling Musician

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (407) 545-6867

  • Private party facilities

    Whether you are planning to celebrate a special occasion with family and friends or host a business meeting in the Orlando area, Christini's Ristorante Italiano provides the perfect, casually elegant setting. The Ivy Room offers private group dining and is reserved for a maximum of 54 guests. For smaller parties of various sizes, Christini’s has several intimate semi-private areas in our mezzanine level a few steps above the main dining room. Whether you are planning to celebrate a special occasion with family and friends or host a business meeting in the Orlando area, The Ivy Room provides the perfect, casually elegant setting. We are the only restaurant in the Orlando area that offers a la carte dining, regardless of your party size. Christinis is typically closed for lunch, however the restaurant can be reserved for parties of 50-200 for private luncheons. Mr. Christini and his highly trained and knowledgeable staff look forward to hosting you!

  • Private party contact

    Private Event Coordinator: (844) 397-0138

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