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Beach Shanty Cafe

397 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2010
+1 727-443-1616
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
397 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2010
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our favorite breakfast spot on Clearwater Beach..good food, friendly waitstaff and affordable prices! You may wait a bit to get seated but it's worth the wait!

Thank Sharol L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I eat breakfast here every morning when vacationing in Clearwater beach Two eggs over medium wheat toast and crispy bacon! always made to perfection. The coffee excellent servedd in a big mug! Waitresses always pleasant and fun to visit with! Keep up the good work...More

1  Thank deano050
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in a hurry and they cooked all our food to specific order quickly. Great service and the food was excellent as well! Very reasonably priced!

1  Thank Becky O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family really enjoyed an Easter Sunday morning breakfast. Traditional favorites and great service are what we experienced. Very friendly staff and the breakfast was one you may have enjoyed at grandmas house. Very satisfying and tasty.

Thank dalt61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here almost everyday for breakfast while vacationing in Clearwarer. The people are so sweet, food is great. You just have to come early. There are always quite a few people waiting outside after 8:30. But the wait is worth it!

Thank huasheng8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the street this doesn’t look like a place you want to come and eat breakfast , it’s really small and if you don’t get there early you will wait......the locals love this place. We are there twice while on vacation we sat out outside...More

Thank Mbricker69
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Place was hoppin’ for breakfast. Very friendly, very quick and the food was typical small cafe good. Homemade coconut syrup was good. Would recommend.

Thank a1rjordan
Reviewed 13 March 2018

The only negative - all the toast was cold for the five of us but all of our breakfasts were great! And the mimosa was both good and reasonable! I would eat here again. It's small and you wait outside but it does go fairly...More

Thank MisterBrick
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We had lunch at this restaurant. It is not large. The food was good, and it was not expensive. We had good service as well.

Thank jastine
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We weren’t overly impressed by this popular dive in Clearwater. Reading the reviews, maybe we would have enjoyed breakfast better? But we were there at lunch time, so we ordered lunch. I had a Reuben and Cole slaw. The slaw was very good, and the...More

Thank Ashley W
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Jessica A
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Response from Rob W | Reviewed this property |
No - Only till like 2 or 3?
8 March 2018|
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Response from 240stevenn | Reviewed this property |
Do, but just google their menu.
6 July 2016|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
You can check out their menu here on TripAdvisor. Go back to the main page for this restaurant and select the "Menu" tab. From there you will have to pick through the options - which are pretty straightforward about what's... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 397 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2010
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-443-1616
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