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Caretta on the Gulf

500 Mandalay Ave, Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-1738
+1 727-441-2425
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (72 reviews)
“steak” (44 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
500 Mandalay Ave, Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-1738
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Another fantastic dinner at Caretta on the Gulf! Special thanks to Caitlin, our server, Jason, the manager, and Sarah, for making such a fuss over our anniversary! Thaks to Carolyn, CC, the concierge, for surprising my wife with the flowers. Lisa had Ahi tuna, and...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 3 days ago

You can sit on the open terrace for a full view of the Gulf. The service was excellent as was the food. We have been here a couple of times and they are very food allergy sensitive as well as offering substitutes for such allergies....More

Thank RockChic1995
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We celebrated my birthday here in February 2018, and really enjoyed the experience. I'm not sure what was better: the food or the service -- they were both equally wonderful. It was too cool to each comfortably outside on the terrace, so we sat in...More

Thank jimhopkins
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had poor service on two occasions while staying on the property. The first evening we went to the bar for drinks and appetizers before dinner. The server forgot our appetizers and ended up comp'ing our drinks. Not expected at this caliber of a restaurant....More

Thank MarcyB22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner at Caretta was great. The food was exquisite with an assortment of seafood dishes, sushi and steaks. The service was excellent.

Thank isjovin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a beautiful setting for this restaurant on the beach! Our waitor was one of the best we have ever had! We started with the shrimp cocktail (outstanding), caesar salad (very good), then our dinner- my husband had the new York strip with the bone...More

Thank laurie b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and service! Everything was perfect from start to finish. Dane was a very good waiter.

Thank patty j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had never been to the hotel or restaurant, and, from the moment we walked in, we were struck by the beauty of the lobby, and, then of the dining room Everything was just great. I am really shocked to read the reviews that state...More

Thank fourfamilytravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed a sunset family dinner here.....delightfully varied menu, though seafood is a specialty.....robust drinks, served by experienced staff.....we tried the Black Grouper (blackened) which was outstanding, as well as the 9 oz. filet mignon (shared by two), and the Kansas City Strip Steak was...More

Thank ralph f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I brought out-of-town friends to Caretta on the Gulf for dinner on a gorgeous Saturday night in February. We had the crab cakes and scallops to start, followed by terrific soups and salad, and we each enjoyed a fish entree from the dinner menu. We...More

Thank dmajr
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15 November 2017|
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Response from JAmin_AAmin | Reviewed this property |
We've never eaten there on Christmas Day, but if the Easter buffet or Mother's Day is any indication, children should be just fine. Our twins were 5 at the time, when we had the Easter buffet. There was more selection for... More
21 May 2017|
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Response from Patrice L | Reviewed this property |
smart casual should be ok. but definitely not beach casual
21 May 2017|
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Response from Patrice L | Reviewed this property |
business casual for lunch is good. I think for dinner, it you may want to wear a collared shirt.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Mandalay Ave, Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-1738
    (Baymont Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-441-2425
  • This restaurant is at Sandpearl Resort
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