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Bob Heilman's Beachcomber

447 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2013
+1 727-442-4144
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“apple butter” (37 reviews)
“fried chicken” (52 reviews)
“steak” (111 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
447 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2013
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Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant has been around a very long time but it is still top notch. The service is excellent, warm, caring, timely with swift response to requests. Relish dish is traditional here, with apple butter and beet spread to die for! Entrees from the extensive...More

2  Thank fsscook
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Good food done well. Steaks and seafood. Great wine list. Not like most restaurants in the area which tend to be fried food like burgers and chips. Lobster and steaks were good. Homemade dips and breads were excellent.

2  Thank Dan G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a little more upscaled evening rather that the normal "beach casual" restaurants during our vacation. So I did a little research and found Bob Heilman's Beachcomber. I am so glad I did! Our meal and experenced was excellent. It began with a wonderful...More

1  Thank DebbieBuchanan24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family (6 adults and 3 kids under 4) came right off the beach and were welcomed into the restaurant with no problem. Christopher, our waiter, was so friendly and accommodating. Best restaurant in Clearwater by far.

2  Thank ahb505
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are so glad we went to the Beach comber! I would call this a "supper club". We had appetizers and we were so impressed with the service, the food and the atmosphere. We had the Beef Bruschetta and Oysters Florentine. So delicious! We will...More

1  Thank Meander587299
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend recommended this restaurant, and from the name, I was expecting a casual beach place. Instead, this is an upscale fine dining restaurant you might find in a large city. We had a very good dinner on our last night in Florida, with helpful...More

1  Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi, My wife and I, and another couple whose wife was also celebrating her birthday, took our ladies to the restaurant early on a Thursday evening The service was impeccable and the pre-dinner drinks were very got (we got two cosmos and a vodka tonic)....More

2  Thank shilkom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here on a Friday night. There are a lot of choices for meat and fish dishes and gluten free and vegan although I don’t eat either. The wine list is extensive and we had a waiter who told us a lot about where...More

1  Thank Howie501
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here for our last night in Clearwater. Our server was very nice and knew a lot about the food and drinks. Restaurant has an ‘old school’ feel. Food was amazing - we had steak, lobster and salmon. We had a brownie for dessert that...More

2  Thank KateHowP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

found this to be a pretty darn good place for dinner. nice menu with lots of different items to choose from. wait staff was quite friendly and efficient. i had some swordfish that was really well prepared and tasty.

Thank jon s
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10 July 2018|
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Response from Trevor R | Reviewed this property |
They will be very accommodating to larger groups with kids. I would recommend you call ahead and book a tables. If you can ask for the Chris the waiter , he's the best...
Scarlett R
13 June 2018|
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Response from Trevor R | Reviewed this property |
Please call the restaurant direct.
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16 April 2018|
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Response from D C | Reviewed this property |
Resort casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 447 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2013
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-442-4144
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Since 1948 Fresh Seafood, Prime Steaks Award Winning Wine List, Generous Cocktails located in beautiful Clearwater Beach Florida
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