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Shephard's Ocean Flame

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619 S. Gulfview Blvd., Shephard's Beach Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767 (Gulf Blvd)
+1 727-442-5107
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Service great, food outstanding. Great atmosphere. The desert area was fantastic. The lobster bisque was excellent and the crab legs big. The prime rib was cooked to order.

Thank Carmen18427
Plainfield, Illinois
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is located inside a hotel and provides free valet parking even if you are not a guest but still dinning. We had made reservations at 5:30 through Open Table and walked right in at 5:15 (doors open at 5 for dinner). I highly recommend reservations because by 6:30 the restaurant was near capacity. Food was excellent with a... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great variety of different things, but overpriced, crab legs are empty and not steam property, sushi area, needs more variety, rice with adparagus and tuna, sea weed salad, served in little cup, no sahimi or shimeji, salmon dry, mussels are mixed with broccoli to taste better, oysters are okay, but frozem before, low quality produts to be able to keep... More 

Thank eddie6760
Dunedin, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

all you can eat! all you can dream about eating! I cant wait to feast again! this has some of the best food around at a unlimited quantity!

Thank Steven N
Marathon, Florida
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok where do I start? Oh I know, I'll start with our friends who drove two hours to see us and meet up for dinner. They tried the valet at the restaurant but Shepards said it was full. Shepards told our friends there was overflow parking down the street and that they promised they would not get towed. Guess what?... More 

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mother's day brunch was fantastic, fresh food, a lot of choices. Buffet line was a bit chaotic, difficult to go back for seconds as the lines started from opposite ends towards the middle causing people to cross over each other. Other than that a beautiful restaurant on the water and great food.

Thank Gigi B
Peoria, Illinois
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shepherds was a suggestion of our front desk lady and we were pleasantly surprised. My beer was ice cold and the oysters hit the spot. Our server Lauren was really friendly and we were thinking of coming back here tonight. The only thing is we heard it gets crazy and not sure if that's our best bet...

Thank missfrizz73
Palm Harbor, Florida
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had Sunday Brunch and enjoyed it very much. We sat outside on the patio with a fantastic view of the water and activities. The service was very good and the food was all fresh and tasty with great mimosas!. It was a little expensive but worth the splurge once in awhile. We will be back.

Thank CruiseThruLife
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a huge disappointment this place was. The crab was riddled with barnacles, oysters weren't good, the sushi was dry. For the money go somewhere else, darn near $40 per person for sub par food, just a major disappointment.

Thank Matt G
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate breakfast there it was just ok. The food was lukewarm. We didn't feel it was worth what we paid.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $40
American, Seafood, Sushi, Japanese, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 am
8:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 619 S. Gulfview Blvd., Shephard's Beach Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767
    (Gulf Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-442-5107
Shephard's Ocean Flame Interactive Buffet features a gourmet buffet with open interactive kitchen. Chefs prepare dishes right before your eyes. Brazilian style rotisserie, carving station with prime rib and more, wok station, fresh rolled sushi, homemade desserts and much more! Outside dining available. Special menu on holidays. Serving dinner nightly, breakfast and Sunday brunch. Days & times may vary with season. Dress code is smart casual. No bathing suits and men must have shirt with sleeves.

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