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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 good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (61 reviews)
“sushi” (74 reviews)
“black grouper” (14 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
500 Mandalay Ave, Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-1738
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1 - 10 of 567 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank fsscook
Reviewed 6 days ago 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

Thank Deb B
JPNewport, Director of Food & Beverage at Caretta on the Gulf, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank jill c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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

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

Thank Nursealert
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

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

Thank beachmomma2018
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful atmosphere, friendly staff. I enjoyed my dinner but my husband did not care for their steak.

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We stay at The Sandpearl when we visit Clearwater and usually eat here at least once. It’s always great! We had the filet and it was yummy. My potato soufflé was a little burned. I wouldn’t have served that, but I knocked off the burnt...More

Thank Gapkarman
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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