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“A pleasant oasis” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Nauti Nancy's

Nauti Nancy's
700 Elderige, Clearwater, FL
(727) 446-3717
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Ranked #14 of 591 Restaurants in Clearwater
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
Clearwater, Florida
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“A pleasant oasis”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

I read two reviews of this restaurant in an out of the way area. Finally decided to try it with two other couples. The food was absolutely delicious. What a wonderful surprise in such a strange area so close to home! The outdoor patio appeared to be the place to be althoguh we were seated inside where the no smoking rule was in effect. The waiter was charming and related much of the history of the place.

This is a definate must go to place for a reasonably priced meal.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Clearwater, Florida
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190 restaurant reviews
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134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
“Bad neighborhood; good food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Yes, it is hard to find this old house on the Pinellas Trail north of downtown Clearwater. Parking is very limited too. The dining areas include a small room inside, a large patio with umbrella tables, a semi-enclosed bar area, and another picnic table area out back. It is ultra-casual, but prices are about $15 per entrée and $8 for appetizers; however, the portions are large and tasty.
They have daily specials as well as extensive menu. They have good shrimp and cheese grits, burgers, chicken, southern favorites, and some delicious bourbon bread pudding.
Service is friendly. They have music every night outside in the open air section. There was a good crowd arriving around 6:30pm. Owner, Nancy, is well-known for her catering at the Jazz Festival each year; and her specials are well prepared.
Full bar available.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Largo, Florida, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“A Dive....But what a great dive it is!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Been wanting to try this place for a year, but kept putting it off. Boy was that a mistake. We shared the steamed calms in a spicy diablo sauce with their garlic bread. It was just simply amazing. Next time I will get my own order, they are just too good to share. Then tried their Beef Martini sandwich. It was probably the best steak sandwich I have ever had. Nancy stopped by the table and we let her know that she now has two new "regular" customers. Don't let the neighborhood or the outside fool you, this place really is a gem. Super clean, friendly staff and a very relaxing atmosphere. Make sure you have plenty of time to enjoy your meal and cold beer, because this isn't a "fast food" place. Each meal is made to order and you can tell it at first bite!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Camillus, New York
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Hidden Jewel of the Clearwater Gulf Coast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Picture this...you stroll into what looks like someone's back yard and go through the gate and it's a Caribbean themed terrace with a bar inside what appears to be a garage, complete with sliding down garage door for inclement weather. THIS PLACE ROCKS. You have a waiter with dreadlocks who has the personality to be a performer and looks like he's right off the boat from St. Croix; an owner that whips together just about anything you could want from the 5 star restaurants, and a bartender that manages the place and humors the clientele...and if you don't want to dine OUT on the terrace there's in indoor dining room for the stuffier crowd... music on the terrace several nights a week - well, if you live within an hour of the place you'll become a regular...

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
“fun,relaxed place with good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Went to this place with 3 others and found an out of the way local gem. Music,relaxed atmosphere, and great food prepared just right.We all had different meal choices and tasted all. We were not disappointed with anything. The music was playing and the service was just " humming" along. Nancy, the owner, made the rounds and knew almost everyone and made everyone feel at home. It is worth finding out about this place. It is not very far from the center of Clearwater.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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