Cristino’s Coal Oven Pizza Restaurant | Tampa, FL


Cristino’s has Florida locations in Clearwater and Tampa, and I ate at their restaurant in the Ybor City District of Tampa.  It featured nice indoor and outdoor dining areas as well as a menu with much more than just coal oven pizza, such as appetizers, salads, pasta, paninis, fish, and gelato.  I began my meal with their Mozzarella In Carozza appetizer, which were basically giant […]

Mama Romano’s Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria | Orlando, FL

Mama Romano's_Garlic Rolls Stuffed with Cheese

Mama Romano’s Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria has much better food than you might assume by its location in a strip mall in southern Orlando, not far from the airport.  They also have a large menu that includes beer and wine and even expands beyond traditional Italian food and into chicken wings.  They have a lot of appetizers, and I […]

Giordano’s | Lake Buena Vista, FL


The famous Chicago pizza place also has a few locations in Florida.  While I was very excited to find Giordano’s in Florida, I couldn’t bring myself to have their classic stuffed crust pizza outside of the windy city.  Luckily for me, this led to the discovery that they also have a pretty great thin crust pizza.  Therefore, […]

Toy Story Pizza Planet | Orlando, FL

Pizza_Ratings_Toy Story Pizza Planet

  Toy Story Pizza Planet offers decent pizza in a fast food-style restaurant within Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  Individual cheese, pepperoni, and veggie pizzas are the only pizza options on the menu.  The restaurant’s theme is modeled from the Toy Story movies, but there is also outdoor seating available if that is too much for you.  Toy Story Pizza […]