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Bobby's Bistro & Wine Bar

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447 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2013
+1 727-446-9463
Today
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sun 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Rochester, NY
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We liked the atmosphere in this cozy wine bistro. They had a busy early evening at the bar and we came for dinner a bit later. Good wine selection, nice surroundings and good food, both small and large plates available.

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Thank rjmRochester
Wilmington, Delaware
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The write-up I read about this place said it was the more casual sister restaurant to the Beachcomber. Note that there is nothing casual about the Bistro - it was candlelit and had a very nice menu and an exhaustive wine list. It did have sandwiches and pizzas, so perhaps that qualifies as casual. The pork chop entree was excellent.

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1 Thank natalie w
Massachusetts
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93 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

We had excellent service and excellent food. The menu is large and covers most people's wants and desires. Meals were well prepared and our dinner group was pleased. There is live piano music.

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1 Thank RobertS975
Clearwater, Florida
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106 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

I love the Beachcomber but Bobby's Bistro and Wine Bar blows it away. The Bistro is quieter and more friendly. The menu is great and the food is supreme. This is truly a best kept secret. I probably should not have reviewed this because everyone will go there and it will change. Oh Well. It's too good a secret to... More 

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1 Thank NKen
Marysville, Ohio
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111 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

The food was good but the place is outdated. Nice patio seating area. Dark and dingy inside and smells like a bar.

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Thank Herbette1012
Clearwater, Florida
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

We're locals and ate at Bobby's with my wife's visiting sister and husband last evening. It was a slow warm Monday evening and we were seated on the lovely covered patio with tropical greenery all around for a great Florida ambiance. Service was, as usual, prompt and attentive. Entrees consisted of a thick pork chop, lemon sole over an herbed... More 

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2 Thank David B
Downers Grove, Illinois
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138 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Visited on a Saturday at 6p. Not crowded when we arrived at 5:45, but by the time we left, every seat taken. Sea bass special for the evening was wonderful! 4 of the 5 in our party ordered it! Melt in your mouth and generous portion. Another person had the blackened grouper which was perfect and not overdone. Ordered a... More 

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2 Thank Adrienne J
Clearwater, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

I have eaten at Bobby's many times over the years; I live less than two miles away and it's always been a "go to" place for a nicer dinner and atmosphere. I admit, I haven't eaten there in a couple of years, but had no expectation that anything would have changed. So my boyfriend and I decided to treat some... More 

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Thank Elizabeth J
holbrook ny
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Hidden behind Beachcomber restaurant On Mandalay Avenue is a great restaurant.Small but intimate not noisy at all with great food and service,Our server Brandy Is a breath of fresh air polite, knowledgeable and very friendly.My wife had the sherry cream sauce shrimp cooked perfect large and tender.Since it's only an appetizer $11 we doubled the order and it was plenty.I... More 

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2 Thank jim v
Winter Garden, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Food was amazing and atmosphere was cute too. Prices great for quality of food. Service was good not over bearing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 447 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2013
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-446-9463

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