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Cooters Restaurant & Bar

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423 Poinsettia Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2025
+1 727-462-2668
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Niagara Falls
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16 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Everything here was good but missed going that little extra to make it great. As a result we would not return. Fresh oysters were very good but overall the meal was not memorable. It should be. We were disappointed.

Thank Walter B
Clearwater, Florida
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cooters is a casual fun spot with good food and good spirits. Waitstaff is polite and accommodating and you will never be left feeling unattended. Love the seafood and sandwiches. They have bands on the weekends.

Thank RhodyGal
Swiftwater, PA
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fun, family place for all you can eat crab legs. Good menu too, not too pricey. Fun atmosphere. Can get a bit crowded.

Thank PARobinR
White Lake, Michigan
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this restaurant and bar. Food is so good and speciality drinks are great,buy a shoot and keep the cooters light up shot Nice wait staff.

Thank tracey h
Vienna, West Virginia, United States
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very crowded and noisy. Service was good considering the crowd. Food was good. Had to put up with obnoxious people nearby, but that wasn't the restaurant's fault.

Thank Judy L
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

5 star, if just for the wings! Probably my favorite wings all around. Get the Cooters Wings. They're fried, tossed in a sweet and sticky Tequila sauce, then grilled, a.k.a. Daytona-Style. Yes, pay the up charge for the sweet sticky grilled flavor; it's worth it. They have great specials. Fresh seafood, and tasty apps. I wouldn't say the most healthy... More 

Thank PamDella
Andreas, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I loved this place! Great food friendly staff. Prices were great also for the quality of the food! Great service!

Thank silver35stanger
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot for seafood and drinks. They have an awesome "late" happy hour from 10 pm till 1 am. I highly recommend they Grouper Cheeks appetizer!

Thank Beennuts
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner with my family. Service was good and did a great job with allergy concerns as we had a peanut and soy allergy in our group. Fish and chips received four thumbs down, a group dish was ok and the best review was for the taco salad.

Thank Cameron W
Overland Park, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Grouper is good - but much like you would get anywhere in Clearwater. We were there in the evening, and the bartender was more intent upon cleaning up than taking care of his bar guests. The food is average long with the service. They offer beer specials which are attractive to a more junior clientele.

Thank randcinkc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
American, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 Poinsettia Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2025
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-462-2668
Since 1993, Cooters on Clearwater Beach has been the destination for those who want the real side of beach life: A fun, casual atmosphere with delicious food, tropical drinks and classic Southern hospitality. Our menu selections are prepared in house daily with fresh ingredients. Our soups, dressings and sauces are all homemade, and our steaks are hand cut. Seafood is delivered fresh daily. On our menu you'll find something for everyone with favorites such as delectable fresh off the boat Grouper, Scallops, Oysters, Sirloin Burgers, Wings, She Crab Soup, and the best Crab Legs in Tampa Bay! We're home of The Original All-U-Can-Eat Crab Legs Special, served every Mon. & Tues. Also enjoy All-U-Can-Eat Fish & Chips on Wed., Super Grouper Thursdays, and Sizzling Steak & Seafood Specials on Weekends. Don't miss our legendary Happy Hour 3-6 Daily, and an amazing array of tropical drinks! We offer indoor (a/c) & patio dining, a large open air bar, and plenty of Flat Screens with all Sports Packages. We're family friendly, and family owned & operated. We're known as the place on Clearwater Beach for "The Best Food in Town!" Come experience for yourself, and Live a Little with us at Cooters!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?