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Bob Heilman's Beachcomber

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447 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2013
+1 727-442-4144
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Greenwood, South Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made reservations here for dinner without knowing anything about this restaurant. Big mistake! Our waiter was less than friendly...basically cold and void of any conversation. The menu was fine but the food quality for the price is a joke! We were served the relish tray with a plate of wrapped club crackers. Who eats relish on club crackers...GROSS!!!! When asked... More 

Thank Mer1125
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our best meals here! It's got that olde time feeling with the relish tray and the piano player. Nice touch! The baby back ribs are delicious! Entrees come with soup or salad, as well as delicious banana bread/warm rolls.

1 Thank wendyhillock
Pinellas Park
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and service. A bit pricey, but worth it! I had the Chilean Sea Bass over a bed of vegetable parmesan risotto. Fantastic! Our server, Pam, delightful. Definitely would go back.

2 Thank Trish H
Norwich, United Kingdom
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looks like it's going to be great, prices say it will be great, reviews say so too but I just didn't get it. Slow service, poor food and pricey check! I don't mind paying for good experiences but this just didn't hit the mark.

Thank Leigh R
Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended for an extensive wine list and great bar visited by the regulars of Clearwater. The food is equally spectacular with great service. A must go if your in the Clearwater area.

1 Thank NMO941
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed dinner with friends. Service was good starting with the valet service. We had an attentative waitress (thank you Cindy) who kept our wine glasses full and managed the table well. Prime rib was perfect, salmon portion was generous. Loved the retro atmosphere and the piano player in the corner.

1 Thank lewmurray
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a special Christmas menu. Excellent service and food. It's your old style restaurant with a complimentary relish tray served in a pretty stainless dish. You will not be disappointed.

1 Thank Debra B
Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 7:15 reservation. Despite tables being available, we were asked to wait. At 7:30, I asked the hostess if she knew how much longer the wait: she said it would be another 20 minutes with no sense of that was a problem. During the additional wait, two other people angrily left the restaurant because of delayed service. We... More 

2 Thank Svens H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to this restaurant for more than twenty years. The food has always been good and the staff friendly. Tonight I came with a large family group and the service was appalling at best. We had a table for seven and waited nearly two hours for the first main course to be served. It took another 30... More 

4 Thank James M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was a server at this restaurant until Christmas, 2016. Now that I've had to leave due to personal health issues, I am able to speak up. A restaurant open since 1948 is going to have key employees retire or pass away or leave for many reasons. Many are impossible to replace. The Beachcomber's business model remains the same, to... More 

3 Thank José A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 447 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2013
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-442-4144

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Clifton Park, New York
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?