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Bob Heilman's Beachcomber

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447 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2013
+1 727-442-4144
Today
11:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Blue Mounds
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We walked by around 8:30 pm and got lucky on a table for 3 in the outdoor seating area. It was so private with the greenery and lighting that we felt transported to another world. Great seafood and some of the best service we have experienced.

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had the BEST meal! Prime rib, lobster, salad with Roquefort dressing, and Creme Brûlée. The pre-dinner breads and relish tray were a great addition! We will be back!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I enjoyed this restaurant during our first visit to the Clearwater Beach area. The food was plentiful and fantastic to eat. The wine list was extensive with something for everyone. The piano player was very, very good and provided a special ambiance to the dining experience. The service was great!! We arrived rather late on a Saturday... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Piano bar she was fantastic great server,magnificent service,fantastic wine menu and the.prime rib was to write home about

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1 Thank Richard A
Columbus, Indiana
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic food. This is an upscale dining experience and food was plentiful. Unfortunately we wasted a lot as we visited on night before we were leaving town and could not take leftovers with us. Portions were huge and could have shared. This place is not cheap and we de decided next year it will be a nice date night without... More 

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Thank HardestyFamily
Overland Park, Kansas
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful dining experience here the in mid-March. Skilled and entertaining bar staff with the added bonus of the bar guests treating us like old friends. The restaurant has an "old Florida" steakhouse feel--but updated enough so as not to feel worn. The food was not "art on a plate", but the portions were generous and the food... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my mom here with the family (4). We enjoyed it. A little pricey but you are on the beach and it's a higher end restaurant. Service was excellent and they have nice starters including some freebies that are interesting. It's a nice Holiday dinner place.

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Philadelphia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Picture a classy 1950's restaurant out of the movie The Graduate and you get the idea. We sat at the bar, 50s jazz playing and ordered a Singapore sling and mai tail, and clams casino (which are delicious). All was good if pricey. Strange that their "fresh" oysters are from Boston.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a retro spot with a live piano, wood paneled walls and old acoustic ceiling tiles. But the food was first rate, with ingredients much better than one would expect anywhere in a middle brow beach tourist town. A menu of old standards very well prepared and served. If you get tired of beach bars in this part of Florida,... More 

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North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good as was the service. Lots of food. If you order the chicken it easily enough for two people. But it was good. I didn't think the menu had a great selection. But it was a nice place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 447 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2013
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-442-4144

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Clifton Park, New York
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New Port Richey, Florida
New Port Richey, Florida

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?