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Beach Shanty Cafe

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397 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2010
727-443-1616
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Such a nice surprise

My cousins and I were looking for a placed to get some quick breakfast before hitting the beach.. The Beach Shanty sits right across from the Hotel we stayed at. They are very welcoming people, the cafe was clean and Busy!! We were greeted right away!! Food portions are Large and very fresh... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Cyndi A
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

My cousins and I were looking for a placed to get some quick breakfast before hitting the beach.. The Beach Shanty sits right across from the Hotel we stayed at. They are very welcoming people, the cafe was clean and Busy!! We were greeted right away!! Food portions are Large and very fresh!! Waitress very attentive, came by often to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Just across the road from the hilton clearwater and a great place to eat. Anything we chose was first rate. The atmosphere was relaxed and the staff were most helpful. Great value for money. Whether eating in or to go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This restaurant is great!!! Love it! The omelets were great and the chocolate chip pancakes were great! The service was fast and the waitress was very nice!! We will be back during our trip!!!

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Dont miss out on breakfast here. The food is great and with really friendly service. Fantastic start to the day! Recommend the eggs benedict 😀

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Dade City, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Went there for breakfast before departing Clearwater Marina and the food was great. The waitress was really friendly and suggested one of the breakfast specials which ended up being delish. Good food and nice wait staff.

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Huddinge, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

It's small and a bit crowded at times but the staff is very friendly. The service is fast and they fill up your cup of coffee before it runs empty. As a non American the menu and atmosphere is a true blessing to experience. I gained weight but it was worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This restaurant is very affordable. It is very small, they have a few tables on the sidewalk too. We ordered breakfast and it was very good, tasted just like homemade!

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West Yorkshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We went here every morning on our trip to Clearwater. The food is amazing and large portions and the staff are very welcoming and helpful. Their eggs benedict is the best and would set me up for the day.

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Superb place. Great value for money, good service and brilliant selection. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff. Will be returning when I am back in CL.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Gathered for a family breakfast before heading back to Ohio. Not only did the staff nicely accomodate and serve our large group of 12 on a weekend morning, but the food was very very good!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 397 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2010
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: 727-443-1616

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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