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Cooters Restaurant & Bar

423 Poinsettia Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2025
+1 727-462-2668
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“crab legs” (182 reviews)
“wings” (162 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
423 Poinsettia Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2025
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Cooters Restaurant & Bar
1. Best Crab Legs Around!
"Fun, family place for all you can eat crab legs."
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2. Best Happy Hour on the Beach!
"Awesome Atmosphere, Great Happy Hour Specials."
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3. Large Parties Welcomed!
" We had a large group and they accommodated us quickly."
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for a few drinks & appetizers. Exactly what I was looking for. Reasonably priced, good food, lots of tvs, & friendly staff. Our server, Tim, was friendly & very laid back. Our group got both varieties of the gator bites, rum runners, CooterAde,...More

Thank Chelsie T
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

This is the 3rd time I’ve eaten here. It’s off the beaten path a little. On Monday’s and Tuesday’s they have AUCE Snow Crab Legs!!! Best ones I’ve ever had. Friendly atmosphere. It is an official Pittsburgh Steelers Bar. Restaurant family owned. Great Happy Hour...More

Thank Kurt K
CMM923, Owner at Cooters Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Hi Kurt! Thank you very much for the excellent review and 5 stars for Cooters! We are happy to hear that you've visited 3 times, and have enjoyed each visit! We appreciate that greatly and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Steelers themed bar / restaurant serving mostly seafood type dishes. Grouper Cheeks were very tasty. Crab Legs portion was huge and fresh. Steak was a little bland. Waitress was very friendly and service was good. Meal for two came in at over $100, so a...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 days ago

After hanging on the beach, my Wife and I decided to eat lunch off the strip. We came along Cooters, and a pleasant stop it was. We ate outside in the front, our server was MEGAN. She was wonderful. Her Friendliness, her knowledge of the...More

Thank gmoney310
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had the blackened grouper and it was just average. My least favorite place to eat over my four-day weekend in Clearwater. Probably would not go back. It seemed like typical bar food.

Thank BarbCuch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service in the beginning after being seated immediately. However, as we were seated near the entrance, observed servers and hostess going out talking to a customer who did order take out, but had a beautiful large dog with her. My friend, who...More

Thank Ilflvegalfl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for dinner order the nachos has bean,l ettuce, plenty of cheese, kids meal fries with fried fish, also the naked wings, the service was very friendly our server was very attentive. Restaurant has plenty of t.v. to watch the games. Resraurant has plenty...More

Thank lalocadr19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first time at Cooters but most definitely wont be our last ..our waiter was Danny and he was amazing! We just moved to the area and he offered us so much information on the area plus had the best service ever!

Thank Tammy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

All you can eat Crab was amazing all washed down with excellent beer, family loved their fish and chips wife loved the cocktails and easily staggered 20 metres to frenhys oasis.

Thank lollykat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the coziness we experience eating in the inside bar. Closely arranged tables helped to prompt conversations with other patrons. Although there was not a large crowd in the bar late on this week night, I can see how this bar could really...More

Thank DenaDaze
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Questions & Answers
August 10, 2018|
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Response from CMM923 | Property representative |
Lots of options! The Gluten Free Menu is listed on cooters website.
August 10, 2018|
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Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
not sure, check the website I believe it lists them
Donna C
August 7, 2017|
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Response from CMM923 | Property representative |
Cooters' All you can eat crab leg special includes unlimited Premium #1 Snow Crab, French fries and hot molasses bread. The current price is $39.99 per person. It’s served Mondays and Tuesdays from 11 am – 10:30 pm. (First... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $29
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 Poinsettia Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2025
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-462-2668
  • E-mail
Since 1993, Cooters has been known as the place to go for delicious food and friendly service in a fun atmosphere. Features include fresh off the boat grouper, shrimp, oysters, sirloin burgers, fish & chips, hand-cut steaks and famous "all you can eat" crab legs! Enjoy amazing wings and the best happy hour on the beach, with a large open air bar, tropical cocktails, wine and beer. The popular spot is family friendly with a great kid's menu and boasts indoor (air-conditioned) and outdoor dining areas. Adjoining sports bar/game room with high def TV's and all sports packages. Fantastic Daily Specials.
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