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Caretta on the Gulf

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500 Mandalay Ave, Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-1738 (Baymont Street)
+1 727-441-2425
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Mesa, Arizona
1 review
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful supper on the beach with dear friends 🍷❤️🇨🇦☘️🍓🎂🏝🏖🇺🇸Dominic and Caitlyn were gracious hosts.

1 Thank Senoramarian
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was looking to try a new place for my daughters very special 29th birthday. I live in Tampa and she lives in St. Petersburg we wanted to meet in the middle. beautiful restaurant with amazing views. Our server michael could not have been more professional. he made excellent recommendations, very friendly and attentive. we shared the seafood plateau which... More 

Thank Michael F
Dunedin, Florida
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having had a wonderful experience two years ago, we booked another family event at Caretta's in May. Reservations for eight were made two months in advance with a request for window seating. Upon arrival we were given a 2x8 folding table adjacent to the wait station and with an excellent view of the kitchen, pantry and staff hallway. We observed... More 

Thank Wendell B
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The waitstaff is so friendly and the buffet provides so many options. The omelettes were made to order, as are waffles. It's so convenient to just go downstairs to have a great breakfast. And the views are amazing.

Thank Rachel H
San Antonio, Texas
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272 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Since my friend and I were in Clearwater over Mother's Day, I wanted to take her somewhere special since we were here without our families. Caretta has the best brunch so I was lucky and happy to get reservations. Since it was Mother's Day the brunch fixed price was much higher, but we decided to splurge. We were warmly greeted... More 

Thank Deb B
Holland, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Caretta on the Gulf (inside the Sandpearl Resort) came highly recommended to us. "Don't miss this restaurant," was how it was described to us. It didn't disappoint. Our server was "Nate." This man is such a 'pro." He made a scrumptious meal even more delightful. His helpful tips and excellent service were far above the norm. Nate was extremely helpful,... More 

Thank NickfromPhilly
Fort Pierce, Florida
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288 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We left Caretta's with a mixed feeling. First, the service (Russ) was excellent - couldn't be better. The drinks were also very good. For an appetizer we had the scallops and Caprese Salad. The scallops were excellent but the Caprese Salad was a bit salty. For the entrees, I had the Grouper. It was okay, but that was all. I've... More 

Thank TravelingB0B
Salem, New Hampshire
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our family's last night in Clearwater Beach and we decided to eat here to celebrate our vacation as it was recommended to us by the owner of the condo we were renting. It did not disappoint. The drinks were yummy and our appetizers were so good...especially the crab and corn chowder! For my meal I had the Chilean... More 

Thank 130yogamc
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to having dinner here. The views of the sunset were beautiful. After my husband and I were seated our server whom I will refer to as R promptly came over to get our order. We started with drinks and appetizers. They came out promptly. My husband ordered the scallops which were good although there were... More 

Thank MariaKen
Pitman, United States
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service is very slow. We only had breaskfast buffet. They had a good selective, servers were nice, but we waited 10 minutes before the hostess came out to seat us

Thank Barbara D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Mandalay Ave, Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-1738
    (Baymont Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-441-2425
  • This restaurant is at Sandpearl Resort

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?