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619 S Gulfview Blvd, Shephard's Beach Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-2643 (Gulf Blvd)
+1 727-442-5107
17:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 11:00
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Sun 10:30 - 14:30
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 11:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been eating here for several years now. They have really good burgers. Our favorite is the smokehouse burger. It is delicious. It is a nice sized burger, topped with goodies and served with fries or slaw. Prices are reasonable. You sit right next to the gulf. The crowd is lively, especially for St. Patrick's day. There is always... More 

Thank Bruce S. H
Walled Lake, Michigan
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for the seafood buffet. There was a large variety of dishes to choose from: roast beef, prime rib, chicken, many kinds of fish and crab legs - you name it! Everything was fresh and delicious! I could not stop eating the breaded shrimp. My husband had prime rib and he truly enjoyed his meal. Wait staff were beyond... More 

Thank dmholmes127
Roanoke, Virginia
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mostly a younger crowd so older folks, like us, were definitely observers. Cutting edge food, drinks and entertainment. Definitely a lively and fun establishment.

Thank Dennis B
Houston, Texas
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92 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like the way they call it an "interactive dining" experience, it upends the word "buffet". The ambiance was very good, depicts a high end restaurant, a bit loud but somber than most "all you can eat" place. There's a live band playing nearby. Service was good, staff are very pleasant. There's a bar which can cater to your favorite... More 

Thank okidoc808
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished the all you can eat seafood and Prime Rib buffet dinner. It exceeded our expectations in every way. Top notch service, fantastic selection of food with a desert bar you must save room for. Crab legs, prime rib, ribeye steaks, shrimp cooked several ways, oysters, fish, sushi being made on the spot, and lots of side dishes. No,... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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186 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Reservations are accepted. Validated valet parking. There are plenty of items to choose from. Salads, pasta, sushi, shrimp, crab legs, fish Oscar-which was so fresh and fantastic. Plentiful desert choices. Nice atmosphere and ambiance.

Thank MARY K
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

I'm normally not a fan of buffets but this one is worth the visit. Fresh and great food. There is plenty of seating and no waiting even during busy hours. Everything was so good.

Thank cece2017
Orland Park
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Came here on a Wednesday night with a colleague after a long day at work. The setup is typical buffet - I liked their cheese & bread options, but the bread was all stale. The sushi was good, but it was limited, and if there was someone making fresh sushi rolls, that wasn't clearly advertised. The big draw I guess... More 

Thank Jennifer M
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great service and the food is very good. This place used to lack in quality but it has gotten substantially better. Great views, too.

Thank mickcip
Indianapolis, Indiana
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Presentation of food is good, very clean, variety of food is good, taste is wonderful, atmosphere is good and if your early enough, you can get outdoor, bayside seating. I've been several times, especially with out of town company. Stay for sunset!

Thank pawsinn1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 40
American, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 11:00
08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 619 S Gulfview Blvd, Shephard's Beach Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-2643
    (Gulf Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-442-5107
Shephard's Ocean Flame Interactive Buffet features a gourmet buffet with open interactive kitchen. Chefs prepare dishes right before your eyes. Brazilian style rotisserie, carving station with prime rib and more, wok station, fresh rolled sushi, homemade desserts and much more! Outside dining available. Special menu on holidays. Serving dinner nightly, breakfast and Sunday brunch. Days & times may vary with season. Dress code is smart casual. No bathing suits and men must have shirt with sleeves.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?