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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (39 reviews)
“sushi” (71 reviews)
“steak” (41 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
500 Mandalay Ave, Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-1738
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family stayed a long weekend at the Sandpearl, and my husband and I decided to sit at the bar to enjoy Sunday night football. Sarah took great care of us, and the appetizers were amazing - especially the wonton tuna tacos, braised short rib,...More

Thank JenDinVA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the breakfast buffet. $20 but it included my beverage, anything but alcohol. Would definitely go again. I skipped lunch that day as it was that filling.

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I seldom give 5 Stars but this place was really great. Beautiful space! Fantastic food. Dane our server was super friendly! The Manager Jason really made are night special! We will be back.

Thank Bobbysal6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a nice day, this is a great setting for Sunday brunch. Service was very good - nice selection of foods and of course, Mimosas.

Thank TJC22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we had here was very good. I had never had sushi before that I could definitively say was the best sushi I've ever had until now - it was on a whole other level. The service was good and they have both a formal...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Okay, so to start with, I have quirky tastes, so my opinion is based on those. Serve staff were all excellent. Wheat beer was outstanding. My Chilean sea bass was good, but did not make me jump for joy. Lobster bisque was good, but not...More

Thank rk821
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had a very good dinner here! I would rate it a 4.5 star. It was a little more pricey than the other fine dining options in the area but nevertheless we would return. We sat outside overlooking the pool and ocean...More

Thank Fraleym6464
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our annual drive and stop through Clearwater Beach at the SandPearl Resort. Having lunch outside, we just shared their Cobb salad $12 and Nigiri assortment for $20 and tiramisu. Truly notable was the Nigiri which had generous cuts of fresh yellow tail, salmon, tuna...More

Thank JDaleJohnson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place to dine. The patio gives you a perfect view of the white sand beach and a lovely breeze keeps you in comfort. I highly recommend the Cobb salad and the pretzel rolls are to die for! Paul was so very welcoming and immediately...More

1  Thank Marlene J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Caretta has a bar that is THE place to be on Friday and Saturday nights. They have a live music combo and a fun, upscale crowd. It is one of our favorite places to go when we are in town. The service is always good,...More

Thank Deb B
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15 November 2017|
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Response from Rachel H | Reviewed this property |
We weren't there for Christmas but did enjoy (really enjoy!) brunch there for 3 mornings this past May. The staff was great to my kids and treated them like royalty. I'd definitely feel confident going to Carettas with kids... More
20 May 2017|
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Response from Patrice L | Reviewed this property |
smart casual should be ok. but definitely not beach casual
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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