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Bob Heilman's Beachcomber

447 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2013
+1 727-442-4144
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
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447 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2013
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our noon business lunch was met with loud Beach Boy favorites. The waiter arrange a temporary noise reduction but the owner/manager turned the volume backup. What happen to background music? So my two associates spoke loud enough for me to hear and the table adjoining...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rjroperti
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Good food done well. Steaks and seafood. Great wine list. Not like most restaurants in the area which tend to be fried food like burgers and chips. Lobster and steaks were good. Homemade dips and breads were excellent.

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Dan G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came in around closing time for a desert and were happy with our choice. We got Alaska (good for 2 people) and coconut cake (good for 2 as well ... but it is so good that with moderate effort it can be finished by...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank IndyAutoMan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here to have a something a bit smarter than the average in Clearwater and it did not disappoint. The service was very good the food was excellent, be warned you do not need an appetizer as you get soup or salad with the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PWF1957
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So disappointed . I am not one to write many bad reviews but this place deserved it. My husband and I decided to dine here because the atmosphere was beautiful and looked welcoming. However we were sorely disappointed with not only the service but the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 24katieg2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

I might have the record for eating at one establishment time wise. And this is a redux. Bob Heilmans opened in 1948, I first ate there in 1964, about 74 or 75 times since, here it is and 54 years later I went back on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank aljacobs2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bob heilman's is a Clearwater beach institution - been around for many years and still is a classic fav to visit if on cwb-great service and food-private outside seating - you can't go wrong

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a delight to be taken care of by Liz. Touch of class. Our dining experience would not have been the same level of excellence, without her attention to detail. Thank you!

Date of visit: January 2019
4  Thank bestfamilyadventures
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very traditional white table cloth restaurant with beautiful decor. Reminds of fine dining in the 1960's. The staff is friendly, attentive and professional. I love that the meal starts with a relish tray and bread basket that includes ginger muffins and banana bread. My favorite...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

70 years and thoroughly renovated! A classic through and through. From the parking lot attendant to the wait service every contact was ready to assist! We began with a Dewar's and soda and a half bottle of Chardonnay...wine list is extensive! The offering on the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Frank M
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JD R
9 July 2018|
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Response from trevorr926 | Reviewed this property |
They will be very accommodating to larger groups with kids. I would recommend you call ahead and book a tables. If you can ask for the Chris the waiter , he's the best...
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Scarlett R
13 June 2018|
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Response from trevorr926 | Reviewed this property |
Please call the restaurant direct.
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16 April 2018|
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Resort casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 447 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2013
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-442-4144
  • E-mail
Description
Since 1948 Fresh Seafood, Prime Steaks Award Winning Wine List, Generous Cocktails located in beautiful Clearwater Beach Florida
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