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Caretta on the Gulf

500 Mandalay Ave, Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-1738
+1 727-441-2425
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (40 reviews)
“sushi” (68 reviews)
“steak” (39 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
07:00 - 14:30All hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
500 Mandalay Ave, Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-1738
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21 - 30 of 476 reviews

Reviewed 17 May 2017 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...More

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 16 May 2017

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....More

2  Thank NickfromPhilly
Reviewed 6 May 2017

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....More

Thank TravelingB0B
Reviewed 6 May 2017 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...More

Thank 130yogamc
Reviewed 5 May 2017

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....More

Thank MariaKen
Reviewed 5 May 2017

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
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our evening here for dinner. Started with a couple of cocktails at the bar. Starters were excellent. Both ordered steaks and both found them far too over seasoned, so much so mine was inedible. They offered to cook another one but declined and...More

Thank Jilllian
JPNewport, Director of Food & Beverage at Caretta on the Gulf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear Valued Trip Advisor Guest, 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 are so happy you found your experience Enjoyable!I apologize you felt your steak...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Great food and ambiance. Everything was delicious. The sushi was amazing, great appetizers and wonderful fresh fish dinners. The service was very professional. The view was beautiful and the setting relaxing. We had a wonderful dinner.More

Thank Sarah M
JPNewport, Director of Food & Beverage at Caretta on the Gulf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear Valued Trip Advisor Guest, 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 are so happy you found both the food and atmosphere Wonderful! I agree,...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Very fresh seafood and sushi. We thought this might be a stuffy restaurant but the atmosphere was terrific. Very relaxed and friendly.More

Thank Charles H
JPNewport, Director of Food & Beverage at Caretta on the Gulf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear Valued Trip Advisor Guest, 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! Stuffy, oh no, not Sandpearl Resort! "Friendly 5 Diamond" is what we call our...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Caretta's provided us with great service, good drink options, and amazing views. We visited while our daughter and her fiance were deciding on Sandpearl for a wedding venue as well as once the decision was made. The service is amazing, and they offer great drink...More

Thank 16Bonnie
JPNewport, Director of Food & Beverage at Caretta on the Gulf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear Valued Trip Advisor Guest, 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! "Great service, great drinks (and food) and amazing views" is what we strive for...More

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CaptPeanut
20 May 2017|
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Response from Patrice L | Reviewed this property |
smart casual should be ok. but definitely not beach casual
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CaptPeanut
20 May 2017|
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Response from Patrice L | Reviewed this property |
business casual for lunch is good. I think for dinner, it you may want to wear a collared shirt.
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Markardor
28 March 2017|
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Response from JPNewport | Property representative |
Good Morning to you Mark! Fabulous question and a valid concern as parking can be challenging here on the Beach. No need to concern yourself with parking challenges while coming here to Sandpearl Resort or Caretta on the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
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 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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