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Wards Seafood Market

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Address: 1001 Belleair Rd, Clearwater, FL 33756-7131
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+1 727-581-2640
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 19:00

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Best local seafood

The freshest and best seafood and fish in the area. A must when in need of seafood for cooking. Friendly staff and a down home feel. You can eat in too!

Reviewed 4 days ago
Michelle O
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The freshest and best seafood and fish in the area. A must when in need of seafood for cooking. Friendly staff and a down home feel. You can eat in too!

Thank Michelle O
Leighton, Alabama
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always get fresh great food at Ward's. You can shop around, but for freshness and taste Ward's is the best (although a little pricey). Ward's is always the best

Thank Leigh L
Brookfield, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I visit my sister and family in Clearwater, I cook for them. I love getting a variety of seafood from Wards and grilling it up. I bought the salmon, swordfish, swai, grouper, shrimp, scallops, and mussels. Their prepared foods and salads are a big hit also. When to busy playing on the beach I can also stop in for... More 

Thank FarmGirl436
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Wards is truly a classical fish market. There are always fresh catch of the day options as well as a wider selection of seafood products. These folks know their business and will always have one of their personal favourites to recommend. Grab your catch of the day any day and enjoy.

Thank Leasiders
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8 reviews
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped in Ward's today and found their typically fresh assortment of seafood. It's better than any of other seafood places. Every time I come here, I wonder why do I ever buy seafood at the local grocery. It's that much better!

Thank Tom R
Seminole, Florida
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

Friendly staff, enormous selection! Had a long conversation with one of the employees and ended up buying 5 things I hadn't planned on (good salesman!). Also met the owner. Friendly guy as well. A little pricey on some things but you get what you pay for. The shrimp spread is excellent! It's not really a restaurant, more of a fresh... More 

Thank Karl F
Clermont, Florida
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

Spent the day in Clearwater and wanted to find fresh seafood. We moved to Orlando nearly 4 years ago an are sorely disappointed in the amount of fresh seafood we've found. Wards might not look like much from the outside; but the minute we walked inside we found a great assortment of clams, mussels, shrimp, fresh fish, amazing stone crab... More 

Thank Mark K
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4 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Found Wards Seafood on October 22 after going to Frenchy's in Clearwater for their "famous" stone crab festival. We wanted to take our crab to go....because we wanted to get back to Tampa to watch the Michigan game. Frenchy's said we had to eat the crab there so we found Wards and so happy we did. Not only was their... More 

Thank Sue M
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

I am planning a Feast Of The Seven Fishes again this year for Christmas Eve. It was so much fun going in last year, seeing a selection like I have never seen before! Everything was so fresh and the seaweed salad was amazing! Don't knock it until you've tried it.. lol. The staff was so helpful also. If you have... More 

Thank jacksmagic
Seneca, South Carolina
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Always go here to by fresh seafood. All kind of other homemade dishes here too. Tiny restaurant on the side.

Thank BartandDineen

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