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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (61 reviews)
“sushi” (74 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
500 Mandalay Ave, Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-1738
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary at Caretta on the Gulf. We were staying at the resort and had booked ahead and let them know at the restaurant that we were celebrating. I have to say that we felt so invited and...More

Thank laceylouise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a top of the line 1st class restaurant- beats the heck out of the other “highly” rated restaurants on Clearwater Beach. Best in class and elegance

Thank Nursealert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my family to Caretta’s for dinner during a Labor Day weekend visit. We had been here two years ago and had an outstanding experience. We were highly disappointed after this visit. I ordered the Seafood Plateau for our appetizer. It was dollar for...More

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JPNewport, Director of Food and Beverage at Caretta on the Gulf, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Valued Trip Advisor Guest, My name is Jonathan Pelletier and I am the Director of Food & Beverage for Sandpearl Resort. Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent dining experience with us at Caretta on the Gulf. I...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were only able to have breakfast one morning while we were staying in the Sand Pearl. We were there for a wedding and others leaving the restaurant said to get the buffet. It was excellent with four serving stations. Quiche and omelet/eggs made to...More

Thank beachmomma2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful atmosphere, friendly staff. I enjoyed my dinner but my husband did not care for their steak.

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stay at The Sandpearl when we visit Clearwater and usually eat here at least once. It’s always great! We had the filet and it was yummy. My potato soufflé was a little burned. I wouldn’t have served that, but I knocked off the burnt...More

Thank Gapkarman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband chose this restaurant for our anniversary dinner . We liked the service, food and the outstanding sunset view on the beach. Very cozy place to be.

Thank ani h
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here on our last night staying at the Sandpearl. The staff are so friendly and take the time to talk through the menu. We had the fillet steak and Snapper and both were delicious and presented well. Nice ambiance and...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed August 17, 2018

A party of 4 all having the Filet 9 oz - it was absolutely amazing, so tender, juicy and tasty. The Pina Colada - perfect! Can highly recommend dining there. We sat outside and had the view to the beach and sunset....could not have been...More

Thank CharlotteC2785
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Inside the beautiful Sandpearl resort, I was hoping to enjoy a breakfast on their terrace overlooking Clearwater beach, but unfortunately, they stop serving it at 11 and lunch is not served before 12.

Impatiently waiting, we checked the menu, which has fewer options than the...More

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Tom H
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Response from Debbie S | Reviewed this property |
I had the tasting menu with wine. I would definitely recommend it.
November 15, 2017|
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Response from JAmin_AAmin | Reviewed this property |
We've never eaten there on Christmas Day, but if the Easter buffet or Mother's Day is any indication, children should be just fine. Our twins were 5 at the time, when we had the Easter buffet. There was more selection for... More
May 20, 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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
  • This restaurant is at Sandpearl Resort
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