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Cooters Restaurant & Bar

423 Poinsettia Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2025
+1 727-462-2668
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab legs” (176 reviews)
“wings” (160 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
423 Poinsettia Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2025
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Cooters Restaurant & Bar
1. Best Crab Legs Around!
"Fun, family place for all you can eat crab legs."
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2. Best Happy Hour on the Beach!
"Awesome Atmosphere, Great Happy Hour Specials."
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3. Large Parties Welcomed!
" We had a large group and they accommodated us quickly."
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Reviewed yesterday

The service wasn't good here. I ordered a salad with grouper and specifically asked for it to come on the side but it came on top of the salad and tasted awful. My daughter's chicken plate was cold but the cole slaw was warm. Once...More

Thank lorpal36
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

It was our last night in Clearwater and we chose Cooters! The food was great...we had wings to start out with. They had a great flavor and crunchy. Yum!!! I had a cup of homemade tasty chili. We had a mushroom Swiss burger, buffalo chicken...More

Thank Portacam98
Reviewed yesterday

We went on oyster-half-shell night - think Monday. What a blast! Had a steam pot, fried platter, and shrimp po-boy. YUMMO! Funky vibe. Happy folks - both staff & diners. We will be back - no doubt!

Thank Angie H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place for food Had the blackened grouper and it was excellent. Friendly staff, quick service. And a happy hour, unfortunately I had to drive

Thank milero
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a great place with awesome crab. It is just what it says, all you can eat. The crab arrives at your table hot and every tasty and they just keep it coming until you say no. Well worth the $42.50!!!!

Thank Kburly12
Reviewed 4 days ago

Recommended after a Fisheye Sport charter fishing in the gulf. We showed up and were our waitress was great and we asked about getting our fish cooked. Fish tacos were recommended. We gave her 2.5 lbs of fish and they served the 5 of us...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Cooter’s reminds me of old bar that locals and visiting tourist alike can go and feel welcome and comfortable. Everyone there seemed to enjoy food drinks and camaraderie, elbow to elbow, bellied up to the bar. Went there twice this trip to Clearwater and did...More

Thank 111familyman111
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the 3rd time I’ve eaten here. It’s off the beaten path a little. On Monday’s and Tuesday’s they have AUCE Snow Crab Legs!!! Best ones I’ve ever had. Friendly atmosphere. It is an official Pittsburgh Steelers Bar. Restaurant family owned. Great Happy Hour...More

Thank Kurt K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Please go to this great place! Don’t pass it up! When you go to the beach and it’s full of locals, you know you have found a hit!! You can eat inside and out. They are famous for there seafood selection and cold beers! My...More

Thank Lma6969
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A coworker told me about this place. It was a fun atmosphere. The food was good. And the service was very fast and our server was friendly. They have a lot of local favorites on the list so I will definitely have to go back...More

Thank bserene87
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Questions & Answers
Donna C
8 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from CMM923 | Property representative |
Cooters' All you can eat crab leg special includes unlimited Premium #1 Snow Crab, French fries and hot molasses bread. The current price is $39.99 per person. It’s served Mondays and Tuesdays from 11 am – 10:30 pm. (First... More
6 March 2017|
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Response from CMM923 | Property representative |
Cooters does not take reservations.
Maria R
31 January 2017|
Response from CMM923 | Property representative |
Hi Maria, The price is $35.99 for premium #1 Snowcrab, served with french fries and hot brown bread. It is served every Monday and Tuesday, 11:00 am - 10:30 pm. We hope to see you soon!😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 29
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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 - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 Poinsettia Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2025
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-462-2668
  • E-mail
Since 1993, Cooters has been known as the place to go for delicious food and friendly service in a fun atmosphere. Features include fresh off the boat grouper, shrimp, oysters, sirloin burgers, fish & chips, hand-cut steaks and famous "all you can eat" crab legs! Enjoy amazing wings and the best happy hour on the beach, with a large open air bar, tropical cocktails, wine and beer. The popular spot is family friendly with a great kid's menu and boasts indoor (air-conditioned) and outdoor dining areas. Adjoining sports bar/game room with high def TV's and all sports packages. Fantastic Daily Specials.
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