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Caretta on the Gulf

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500 Mandalay Avenue, Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767 (Baymont Street)
+1 727-441-2425
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07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 14:30
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Longwood, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had dinner at Caretta On The Gulf over the Thanksgiving Day weekend. My wife is a cancer survivor so she cannot eat undercooked meat -- so she ordered the Filet, well done. The chef did a masterful job with the Filet...though well, it was tender and favorful. I had the Cowboy Rid-Eye, medium rare. It was... More 

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Clearweater Fl
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is great and the service is excellent. Awesome view of the gulf and sunsets. It is expensive but worth a visit from time to time. It changes its menu and pricing because of the competition and changing dining habits and those who elect to dine out. The business world is changing to more casual, less expensive and smaller... More 

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Indian Rocks Beach, FL
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As locals and frequent visitors, we can assure you that Caretta is the best brunch experience in Pinellas County. The amazing view of the beautiful Clearwater Beach, the exceptional service (A huge shout out to Mark and Sondra - who makes our visits the best ever) and the station upon station of awesome food all combine for an unforgettable way... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took over an hour to receive food. Server didn't care... neither did the manager. Bad experience Will never return

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Thank Georganna M
JPNewport, Director of Food and Beverage at Caretta on the Gulf, responded to this review

Dear Valued Trip Advisor Guest, My name is Jonathan Pelletier and I am the Director of Food & Beverage for Sandpearl Resort. Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent dining experience with us at Caretta on the Gulf. I would like to sincerely apologize for your long wait for your entrees this past Saturday... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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75 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here twice during our stay at the resort. Food and service is at it's best. Especially to mention is Chris, our waiter from the second visit, he did an excellent job and it was really nice to get to know him. Thanks, Chris. :-) Location is lovely with a terrace overviewing the beach. We can highly recommend... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best places you can in at Clearwater beach. The view is amazing and the staff is great!!! Don't miss the surf and turf roll!!!! BEST EVER!!!! I could just eat them all day!!!

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Alloa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great Sunday Brunch while staying at the Sandpearl Resort, the view was amazing and the food was just great, sushi, hot ad cold buffet, desserts and champagne. Well worth a visit. We also dined in Caretta on the Gulf and it was 5 star, fine dining food and service, especially the steak.

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a surprise birthday party for my mother that celebrated her 100th birthday. There were 21 people in the private dining room. Drinks and appetizers on the veranda pre-dinner were excellent as was the entire meal. The service we had was superb---very attentive, all that attended have called or written a note commenting on the excellent party (food and... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We've eaten at the main restaurant several times and love it. But we just discovered that on Friday and Saturday at 10:00 pm until around 1:00 am the bar area has a combo band playing great dance music. It's a mixed upscale crowd of older and younger, locals and tourists. Both nights we were there a wedding party came in... More 

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Thank Deb B
JPNewport, Director of Food & Beverage at Caretta on the Gulf, responded to this review

Dear Valued Trip Advisor Guest, "Great Bar Scene!"!! Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to write such a nice review for us here at Caretta on the Gulf! We agree, there are really "good vibes" in our lounge nights. Thank you so much for mention Caitlin's "Friendly and attentive" service, we love having her... More 

Butte, Montana
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went to Clearwater beach or 3 days & stay at the " SandPearl Resort" & we eat breakfast here , very good breakfast , and another day we eat dinner , the steak OMG was soo good everything was just delicious , & let me tell you we came from WDW to relax an we went to Disney Springs... More 

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JPNewport, Director of Food & Beverage at Caretta on the Gulf, responded to this review

Dear Valued Trip Advisor Guest, "Excellent Food" & "The Best Steak" Whoa, thank you so much!!! Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to write such a nice review for us here at Caretta on the Gulf! We agree, you should not wait for a special occasion - make that special occasion now! I am... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Steakhouse, American, Sushi, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Mandalay Avenue, Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767
    (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?