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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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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
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."
PARobinR
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2. Best Happy Hour on the Beach!
"Awesome Atmosphere, Great Happy Hour Specials."
marklE5542JK
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3. Large Parties Welcomed!
" We had a large group and they accommodated us quickly."
AnthonyandCindy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good place to go for the ambience and the place is bustling. Food was good, but nothing too memorable for any of our party of 6. Large menu selection with something for everyone!

Thank MN_Traveler38
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This was by far the best food we had on our vacation last week in Clearwater. We were all still talking about it days later. We all got different dishes and then split them all so we could try different things. We ordered the shrimp...More

2  Thank DrAMac2014
CMM923, Owner at Cooters Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Hi DrAMac2014! Thank you very much for the awesome 5 star rating and excellent and insightful review of Cooters! I'll be sure to share your wonderful compliments with our entire staff! We hope you'll visit again soon!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Recently visited from the UK. We all really enjoyed the food and service. Good atmosphere. NY strip was very good, as was everything else. Great place to eat in clearwater.

1  Thank DBfromUK
CMM923, Owner at Cooters Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the excellent review and rating! I'm happy that you enjoyed everything and we hope to see you at Cooters again soon!

Reviewed 3 days ago

We loved our dining experience here. The seafood dishes were awesome and we also had to try the alligator bites because we're from Wisconsin, so why not! The blackened grouper was delicious. We also had scallops which were amazing. The kids ordered from the kids...More

1  Thank Robin G
CMM923, Owner at Cooters Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Robin! I'm happy that you and your family enjoyed the Gator Bites, Grouper, Scallops and Quesadillas! Thank you for the excellent review and for recommending Cooters to others! We hope you'll visit again next time you come to Clearwater Beach!

Reviewed 6 days ago

Was recommended by the concierge as a good local restaurant Food was nice service quite good but don’t expect anything special slightly overpriced

Thank Plasterman1961
CMM923, Owner at Cooters Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for drinks and some great food too! Captains Platter (Shrimp, Scallops, and Grouper Cheeks) was very good as was the Steak Special (10 oz Ribeye)...great atmosphere!

1  Thank FlashBack351
CMM923, Owner at Cooters Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks so much for the excellent review and rating! I'm glad you enjoyed the Captain's Platter and the Steak Special as well as the atmosphere here at Cooters! We hope to see you again soon for drinks, dinner, or both! :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a Tuesday for the all-you-can-eat crab legs & loved it! We had about a 15 minute wait time but it was worth it and went home stuffed and happy. We had a great waitress, Bri was awesome and always made sure we...More

1  Thank rachvbstar2
CMM923, Owner at Cooters Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks very much for the 5 star review and excellent rating of Cooters! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the AYCE Crab legs! We appreciate the kind words and will be sure to pass along your compliments to Bri! Thank you also for recommending...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and son'-n-law ate here. It was a bit loud and define=tely had a bar. However, the food was good. My wife had BBQ ribs. TO my surprise they were very good. Meaty and tender. I had a Blacked Grouper and it was good....More

1  Thank jariatti
CMM923, Owner at Cooters Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for the excellent review and rating of Cooters! I'm happy to hear that you all enjoyed! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered snow crab legs that were superb. New to the crab leg scene, I asked for help and Patrick, the manager, have me a quick hands-on tutorial after which I proceeded to thoroughly enjoy the meal! My wife’s shrimp, scallop, ang grouper platter was...More

1  Thank bigpiney1
CMM923, Owner at Cooters Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for the kind words and wonderful review of Cooters! I'm glad that you and your wife enjoyed your visit. I will be sure to pass along your compliments to Patrick too! Also, we appreciate you recommending us to others! We hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food. Quick service by a nice wait staff. Food arrived quickly and was delicious. We sat outside on the deck.

1  Thank Lisa C
CMM923, Owner at Cooters Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lisa, Thank you very much for the excellent review and 5 star rating of Cooters! I'm glad you enjoyed! I hope you'll visit again soon!

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Donna C
8 August 2017|
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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
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doll678
6 March 2017|
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Cooters does not take reservations.
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Maria R
31 January 2017|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
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
Description
Since 1993, Cooters has been known as the place to go for delicious food and friendly service in a fun atmosphere. Features include fresh stone crab, grouper, shrimp, scallops, 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 NFL ticket and high def TV's with all sports packages and weekend football specials.
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