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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 good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (40 reviews)
“sushi” (68 reviews)
“filet” (25 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 14:30All hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
500 Mandalay Ave, Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-1738
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1 - 10 of 482 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate at the Caretta on the Gulf restaurant on or first evening at the Sandpearl resort and were presented with a magnificent sunset as our backdrop. The food was good but not outstanding as I must say I have eaten better steaks that cost...More

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

Dear Valued Trip Advisor Guest, "Good Dining with Great Views" - wonderful, we LOVE that! Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to write such a nice review for us here at Caretta on the Gulf! We are so happy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for a business retreat, and the venue couldn't have been more perfect! The service was outstanding. Our servers, Nate and Chris, did an excellent job keeping the flow of drinks, appetizers and food going, while at the same time being friendly and...More

Thank SeminoleLee
JPNewport, Director of Food & Beverage at Caretta on the Gulf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Trip Advisor Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to write such a nice review for us here at Caretta on the Gulf! Nate and Chris are two Fabulous servers here and love taking good care of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

To end our final night in Clearwater Beach we decided to make it special and dine at Caretta, and it did not disappoint. The food was remarkable. We stareted with the crab cake and caprese salad. For entrees we selected the red snapper and the...More

Thank apergamo
JPNewport, Director of Food & Beverage at Caretta on the Gulf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Trip Advisor Guest, Love this Review!! Nate certainly is the icing on the cake here at Caretta's! Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to write such a nice review for us here at Caretta on the Gulf!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wen there to celebrate my wife's birthday. Food was excellent and so was the service. Bar was load when we got there but it settled down. We had a fine cheese plate and then my wife had grouper and I had a Kansas City steak...More

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner here on a Saturday night. We arrived early and had a drink at the bar served by 2 of the friendliest bartenders. Excellent choice of wines by the glass.Our dining room server,Caitlin, explained the menu very well. My wife...More

Thank BDG6610
JPNewport, Director of Food & Beverage at Caretta on the Gulf, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Valued Trip Advisor Guest, "Covers ALL the bases Very Well" - whoa, we LOVE to hear that! Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to write such a nice review for us here at Caretta on the Gulf! "Friendly...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined her last week with 9 guests and this place was great! This rated as my second best meal of the week but almost made it to # 1. The short rib appetizer was what put it at # 2 great presentation just kinda of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous view, excellent food, Michelle and Dane were extremely pleasant and recommendations were spot on!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was an absolutely outstanding evening. Everything from the ambiance to the service to the Exquisite meal was divine.

Thank Darlene K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reserved an outside table for a family birthday dinner. The view was amazing and they were very busy. They have a very extensive wine list, and we ordered a bottle of The Federalist Cabernet which was wonderful. The menu items are pretty expensive (which we...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I celebrated an anniversary here and enjoyed the service, view and meal immensely. The waiter, Chris, was very professional and service was at a relaxing pace. I had the crab and corn chowder soup mixed tableside. Very tasty and not too thick....More

Thank lektor1
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
CaptPeanut
Will we feel out of place dressed casually for lunch and/or dinner?
20 May 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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CaptPeanut
Will we feel out of place dressed casually for lunch and/or dinner?
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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Markardor
We know parking is tough at the beach, Do you have valet service available for your restaurant? If so...where do we enter?
28 March 2017|
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Response from JPNewport | Property representative |
Good Morning to you Mark! Fabulous question and a valid concern as parking can be challenging here on the Beach. No need to concern yourself with parking challenges while coming here to Sandpearl Resort or Caretta on the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Sandpearl Resort
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