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Cooters Restaurant & Bar

423 Poinsettia Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767
+1 727-462-2668
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab legs” (172 reviews)
“wings” (143 reviews)
“grouper” (111 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
423 Poinsettia Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Cooters Restaurant & Bar
1. Best Crab Legs Around!
"Fun, family place for all you can eat crab legs."
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2. Best Happy Hour on the Beach!
"Awesome Atmosphere, Great Happy Hour Specials."
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3. Large Parties Welcomed!
" We had a large group and they accommodated us quickly."
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1 - 10 of 1,468 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I met some friends at Cooters for Oktoberfest on Friday night the 20th. What a fun time! They had tents set up outside with a second walk up bar. The wait staff did a great job keeping up with the high volume...More

Thank rapt0rz3
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Great local place in the back of all the hubbub of the Clearwater strip. Lively, welcoming, and fun vibe. The food was fresh delicious and the drinks were fun and tasty. The wait staff could not be more accommodating. We did the all u can...More

1  Thank tracyb839
CMM923, Owner at Cooters Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you very much for the kind words and great rating! We appreciate it greatly! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Simply amazing ♡♡ A super fun little bar with delish food! Can't wait to visit again!!Great friendly people and good live music too!

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was by far the best food we had on our vacation last week in Clearwater. We were all still talking about it days later. We all got different dishes and then split them all so we could try different things. We ordered the shrimp...More

Thank DrAMac2014
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have eaten here for the past 5 years and have never had a bad experience. My wife and I shared meals since we wanted to try different menu offerings and shared an appetizer of grouper cheeks. On this visit, I tried the wings after...More

Thank Greg B
CMM923, Owner at Cooters Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Greg! Thank you so much for the 5 star rating and wonderful review of Cooters Clearwater Beach! I'm happy to hear that you've been a regular here for 5 years! I'm glad you tried and enjoyed some different menu items during your recent visit....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a decent restaurant and bar with ok food. The service was a bit slow unfortunately. If you are not a Steelers fan i wouldnt reccomend going here during a game. Probably would not return as there are better places in the area.More

Thank Tampachris25
CMM923, Owner at Cooters Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Tampachris25 , Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am very sorry to hear that you received less than stellar service on your visit! This is not typical of the quality of service that we strive for and we clearly...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most of the clearwater eateries offer the same. Here service was nice and food ok. Only had a starter selection, so not much else to commentMore

Thank CHsalentoGB74
CMM923, Owner at Cooters Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello and thank you for the review! I'm glad that you were satisfied with service and your appetizer but we are always striving to delight our guests with outstanding food and service! We’ve been here on Clearwater Beach just shy of 25 years, and many...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a full week of wedding festivities and we sent many of our guests/family to dine at Cooters. We also live in a condo on the beach and people from our complex went to visit Cooters and told me they had the best fun...More

Thank Suzane Q
CMM923, Owner at Cooters Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Suzanne! Thank you so much for the wonderful review and rating of Cooters, and for recommending us to your friends and family! We appreciate it greatly! I'll be sure to pass along your compliments to Amanda and the entire Cooters Team! We look forward...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My family went here for dinner and had a fantastic meal. This place is a lot of un and the service was very good. If you can't find something on the meal you like then you are way to picky; thus place has an extensive...More

Thank Jdalton7
CMM923, Owner at Cooters Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jdalton! Thank you for the wonderful review of Cooters, and for the 5 star rating! I'm glad that you found us and that you and your family enjoyed and had a good time! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit Clearwater beach about 3-4 times a year and cooters is always our first stop. Management and staff(starting with Barry, Tim, Vickie, Cathy, Cassie just to name a few are some of the best at what they do. Amazing service and food. You can...More

Thank Debannmiller
CMM923, Owner at Cooters Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Debannmiller!! I'll be sure to share your compliments with the Cooters Team! :)

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Donna C
8 August 2017|
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Response from CMM923 | Property representative |
Cooters' All you can eat crab leg special includes unlimited Premium #1 Snow Crab, French fries and hot molasses bread. The current price is $39.99 per person. It’s served Mondays and Tuesdays from 11 am – 10:30 pm. (First... More
6 March 2017|
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Response from CMM923 | Property representative |
Cooters does not take reservations.
Maria R
31 January 2017|
Response from CMM923 | Property representative |
Hi Maria, The price is $35.99 for premium #1 Snowcrab, served with french fries and hot brown bread. It is served every Monday and Tuesday, 11:00 am - 10:30 pm. We hope to see you soon!😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 Poinsettia Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-462-2668
  • E-mail
Since 1993, Cooters has been known as the place to go for delicious food and friendly service in a fun atmosphere. Features include fresh stone crab, grouper, shrimp, scallops, sirloin burgers, fish & chips, hand-cut steaks and famous "all you can eat" crab legs! Enjoy amazing wings and the best happy hour on the beach, with a large open air bar, tropical cocktails, wine and beer. The popular spot is family friendly with a great kid's menu and boasts indoor (air-conditioned) and outdoor dining areas. Adjoining sports bar/game room with NFL ticket and high def TV's with all sports packages and weekend football specials.
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