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“Nice Restaurant with local food and atmosphere”

Cooters Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #28 of 693 Restaurants in Clearwater
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $35
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Pub
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Good for: Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Since 1993, Cooters on Clearwater Beach has been the destination for those who want the real side of beach life: A fun, casual atmosphere with delicious food, tropical drinks and classic Southern hospitality. Our menu selections are prepared in house daily with fresh ingredients. Our soups, dressings and sauces are all homemade, and our steaks are hand cut. Seafood is delivered fresh daily. On our menu you'll find something for everyone with favorites such as delectable fresh off the boat Grouper, Scallops, Oysters, Sirloin Burgers, Wings, She Crab Soup, and the best Crab Legs in Tampa Bay! We're home of The Original All-U-Can-Eat Crab Legs Special, served every Mon. & Tues. Also enjoy All-U-Can-Eat Fish & Chips on Wed., Super Grouper Thursdays, and Sizzling Steak & Seafood Specials on Weekends. Don't miss our legendary Happy Hour 3-6 Daily, and an amazing array of tropical drinks! We offer indoor (a/c) & patio dining, a large open air bar, and plenty of Flat Screens with all Sports Packages. We're family friendly, and family owned & operated. We're known as the place on Clearwater Beach for "The Best Food in Town!" Come experience for yourself, and Live a Little with us at Cooters!
Union City, California
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“Nice Restaurant with local food and atmosphere”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Both my wife and I had the Captains platter with shrimp, grouper and scallops. I had mine blackened, her's was fried. Came with choice of 2 sides and fresh bread. Overall, the food was great and very reasonably priced. Service was excellent, great local atmosphere. Would definitely go there again when visiting Clearwater.

  • Visited January 2013
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Place To Eat..!!”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

If you think you've had wings..you're wrong...Get your self to Cooters in Clearwater Beach and get some real wings..!!..Try the Tequila Daytona ones with drafts for less than $2 you'll have a great night, burgers are great too..Ate here twice and we loved it..

  • Visited January 2013
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Watertown, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Surprise!”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

Looks real beach like, a little shack. The service was very good, the food was good and the presentation was very good, not what we expected. We thought it would be so-so, but we plan on going back. My husband really enjoyed the chilly.

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Osage Beach, Missouri
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“Great experience!”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

I found out about Cooter's Restaurant from a local magazine and thought it looked fun to try. I took my family of four there on New Year's Eve. We had a wonderful experience! The atmosphere is laid back, and the food and service was exceptional. We had everything from the all you can eat crab legs, to kids macaroni and cheese, to the steak dinner....all was wonderful. All of the employees were professional, polite and friendly. If my family returns to the Clearwater area we will surely return to Cooter's!

Thanks for a great evening!

Recent Chiefs fans....:)

  • Visited December 2012
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Orlando, FL
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“Delicious Crab Legs, Poor Service”
Reviewed December 13, 2012

We were here in Cleatrwater on a brief weekend stay and were told to try out Cooter's. The snow crab was great and we were sure filled up!

Sangria was not very good and the service was not great, although it may have been that we just got an unhappy server.

The great thing about this place is that it seemed like mostly locals. Good sign :)

  • Visited November 2012
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