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Frenchy's Saltwater Cafe

419 Poinsettia Rd, Clearwater, FL 33756-1026
+1 727-461-6295
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“grouper sandwich” (195 reviews)
“seafood” (116 reviews)
“stone crab” (36 reviews)
Opens in 22 min
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
419 Poinsettia Rd, Clearwater, FL 33756-1026
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful hidden gem off the beat and path of busy Clearwater. Fish Tacos are to die for. Wonderful atmosphere for a group, family or just a fun meal!

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good lunch spot. It was a chilly day and we wished we would have had warmer clothes on. I would suggest the grilled fish since the fried fish was a little greasy.

Thank LoriBrad2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started dinner with an order of Frenchy's Garlic Crab Fries and Boneless Buffalo Wings*. They were terrific! We had grouper sandwiches and burgers. Everything was tasty and the service was good. The place was really busy that night and the servers did a good...More

Thank Susanne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for lunch on a Saturday in late March. It was pleasant outside and the place was packed. This is one of the few places on Clearwater Beach with ample FREE parking. There was a wait to get in, but it was shorter...More

Thank Leester2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried it but would not go back. We were seated out back. Facing onto a small road. Service ok. Food not great. Too Many breaded and fried items.

Thank NanHB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Frenchy’s for lunch. The Grilled Octopus was so flavorful and tender. The Calamari was fresh and delicious! Highly recommend this restaurant

Thank Julia W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my family today for drinks and a light lunch, we had a wonderful experience! Our server was pleasant and our food was amazing! We had the crab fries and spicy conch fritters for an appetizer and I had lobsters tacos and my...More

Thank Emily R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend recommended this place and I would not go back! The calamari was absolutely horrible! Had a fried shrimp that was decent.

Thank Travlinguy517
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a dip in the gulf on a Christmas season night, I treated my out-of- town nephew and his friend to an old favorite of mine. I couldn’t resist the she crab soup, and my nephew enjoyed the grouper. The burger was great too. Frenchys...More

Thank PinkShoez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to Frenchy's restaurants since Frenchy was flipping burgers at "The Original Frenchy's. (1981) Saltwater is our favorite because of the menu, location, and ease of getting seated. In the past the menu's varied a bit, Saltwater our favorite menu too. Frenchy's...More

Thank Clinton S
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6 February 2017|
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Response from hyatj2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes !
Donna B
16 September 2016|
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Response from Brandon B | Reviewed this property |
This place is pretty small. A group this size would probably require separate tables. Our last visit we sat at connected picnic tables and 8 of fit comfortably. Its a small beach bar and grill. Awesome food, maybe look at... More
Jerry K
10 March 2015|
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Response from Ivan S | Reviewed this property |
Monday's and Tuesday's at Saltwater Cafe on Mandalay Ave (N. beach). AYCE snow crab and beer battered flounder for $27.95. Don't know about steamed vs boiled. Service is great and you'll never wait for the next round.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 Poinsettia Rd, Clearwater, FL 33756-1026
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-461-6295
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