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Caretta on the Gulf

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$31-US$50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Sushi
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We are locals and I brought my husband here for Sunday brunch for my husband’s birthday. It was pleasant weather so we sat outside with a view of the pool on one side and the gulf to another. I especially enjoyed the salmon dish with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 997vickyh
Reviewed November 2, 2018

After a lengthy search for a first class restaurant near us to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary, we finally picked Caretta's, and we were glad we did. Everything about this restaurant at the Sand Pearl Resort was first class. Professional waiters; a magnificent view of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank WestCoastRich
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Fine dining at its best! There was no detail overlooked here, from the spectacular service to the sunset. The tables and decor are lovely and the presentation of the perfectly prepared meal--well, perfect! Our entree choices ranged from seafood to steak and every one was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank fsscook
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

We have been coming here for years. It’s a very upscale bar in a nice resort hotel and we like to come on Friday and Saturday nights when there is live music. Last year we started having an issue with the fact that the price...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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JPNewport, Director of Food & Beverage at Caretta on the Gulf, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

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. First...More

Reviewed October 1, 2018

The Sunday Brunch is great, the staff very friendly, the morning shift Manager is super super friendly, and very helpful. The location is beautiful

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Ambiance and service were fabulous, but food doesn’t match. Steak was sliced and weird presentation. Nothing special in taste Didn’t have many wines on list

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Partygrl10
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary at Caretta on the Gulf. We were staying at the resort and had booked ahead and let them know at the restaurant that we were celebrating. I have to say that we felt so invited and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank laceylouise
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

This is a top of the line 1st class restaurant- beats the heck out of the other “highly” rated restaurants on Clearwater Beach. Best in class and elegance

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

I took my family to Caretta’s for dinner during a Labor Day weekend visit. We had been here two years ago and had an outstanding experience. We were highly disappointed after this visit. I ordered the Seafood Plateau for our appetizer. It was dollar for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank familytraveler647
JPNewport, Director of Food and Beverage at Caretta on the Gulf, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

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...More

Reviewed August 29, 2018

We were only able to have breakfast one morning while we were staying in the Sand Pearl. We were there for a wedding and others leaving the restaurant said to get the buffet. It was excellent with four serving stations. Quiche and omelet/eggs made to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Tom H
July 24, 2018|
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Response from Debbie S | Reviewed this property |
I had the tasting menu with wine. I would definitely recommend it.
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smcmeechan
November 15, 2017|
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Response from JAmin_AAmin | Reviewed this property |
We've never eaten there on Christmas Day, but if the Easter buffet or Mother's Day is any indication, children should be just fine. Our twins were 5 at the time, when we had the Easter buffet. There was more selection for... More
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CaptPeanut
May 20, 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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