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“Relax and Enjoy!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bearded Clam

Bearded Clam
425 US 41, Sarasota, FL
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Ranked #342 of 890 Restaurants in Sarasota
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: It is a Waterfront Restaurant, I went there this evning and it was horrible so I want to let everyone know.
Coldwater
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Relax and Enjoy!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Nice restaurant on the intercoastal in Sarasota. The food was good and the staff was very friendly. The Hamburgers have great flavor, the fries are crispy,the drinks are good and the open air seating is very relaxing. Will come back on next visit. You can dock your boat at the restaurant also.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Bradenton, Florida
2 reviews
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

The wait staff is AMAZING! they are ALWAYS friendly and waving. Very attentive! Food comes with Great portions for the money! the grouper sandwich is amazing! The french fries are so yummy! and that comes from someone who HATES french fries.

and who can beat the view! pool side with lots of eye candy as well as look at the amazing boats!

Totally worth a stop in!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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St. Marys, Georgia
1 review
“great food and place to stay all in one.the food was excellent.we will plan another trip there!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We had a great experience.The food was wonderful with a great view and great service.We had several meals at the bearded clam,stay there at hotel.. A very convenient place to relax, enjoy great food and hotel .. all in one.. We will plan another trip there in the near future.

  • 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Great location by the water”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We ate at the Clam last night everyone choosing burgers which were all good, cooked perfectly. Good friendly service.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto, Canada
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30 restaurant reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Perfect sunset spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We were at the Bearded Clam twice in the past month. It is located behind a rather tired looking Ramada Inn on Tamiami Trail. The first time, we sat out on the patio by the water and watched the sunset. Our waiter, Doug was friendly but not intrusive, efficient but did note make us feel rushed. When we said we were returning in a few days with other friends, he said it was his night off and told us to ask for Norma. We did. Norma was great but some of the others who helped to serve us were not as efficient.
This is a hands on family run restaurant with the owner overseeing the kitchen. Both the drink and food menu are huge. There were no complaints from any of us about our choices - wings, ribs, seafood quesadilla, Cobb Salad. The only disappointment was that the fries were quite greasy.
This is not a classy place, just a fun neighbourhood pub. But you can expect good service, great bar food and a lovely setting if you sit outdoors.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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