We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bob Heilman's Beachcomber

447 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2013
+1 727-442-4144
Certificate of Excellence
All photos (88)
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“apple butter” (35 reviews)
“steak” (105 reviews)
“fried chicken” (50 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
447 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2013
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (1,026)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 993 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been spending part of the year here in Pinellas Co. for 17+ years. Always heard good things about Bob Heilmans, Passed right by it when we went to CLW Beach a hundred times. Had a friend from Alabama come to visit, wanted to show...More

3  Thank comeonbobby
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Live piano player. Great decor, especially the new side of the place. Excellant menu choices. Kids and adults all loved what they got. Fish was amazing.

3  Thank Bart H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a scrumptious meal here this evening. The waiter (nice, informative, friendly bearded young man) was outstanding. He volunteered interesting information about the history of the restaurant, the calibre of bartender, chef and staff and was very complimentary of the owners and entire establishment....More

4  Thank MagsHels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We’ve been celebrating our family birthdays, anniversaries and taking friends to Heilman’s for 40 years and it just can’t be beat. One of those rare places where you can’t go wrong anywhere on their menu from seafood to to steak to veal to frogs legs....More

2  Thank Bill J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my wife to Bob Heilmans Beachcomber for a special New Years Eve dinner. Every year we try a new restaurant. We had some disappoints in years past so we were anxious to try a friends recommendation. The place was very busy as expected....More

2  Thank Norman T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having secured a 9pm reservation via email 24 Hrs earlier with an extremely efficient Helen we were seated at a lovely table in the beautifully decorated main dining room. The restaurant was extremely busy but had a lovely warm atmosphere we were a party of...More

4  Thank Powelly71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated our anniversary here. We loved our meals. The relish tray is a nice touch. You can't go wrong with any fish from here. But it is always sooo cold in there.

1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is a must for visitors to Clearwater Beach. It's beautiful with the best food and servers around. Highly recommended for special occasions--or just to treat yourself well! Best winelist in the area!

3  Thank donnis33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fine old,place that's been there for decades. Food and service are very good but overpriced esp on holidays.

Thank 8judy4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a reservation at 6:00 PM on Christmas Day for 6 people (my wife and I as well as 4 of our children, who were flying in from the MW). Unfortunately, because of winter weather in the Midwest, our children’s flight was canceled. This...More

Thank raven349
Nearby HotelsSee all 98 hotels in Clearwater
Blue Wave Motel Suites
146 reviews
.11 km away
Frenchy's Oasis Motel
360 reviews
.18 km away
Traveler Motel
68 reviews
.20 km away
Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
4,837 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Pearly's Beach Eats
512 reviews
.08 km away
Frenchy's Saltwater Cafe
1,238 reviews
.16 km away
Cooters Restaurant & Bar
1,564 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby Attractions
Beach Walk
1,054 reviews
.37 km away
Pier 60
3,568 reviews
.28 km away
Clearwater Beach Visitor Information Center
135 reviews
.37 km away
Clearwater Beach Jet Ski Rentals and Guided Tours
344 reviews
.35 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
28 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Northernfly | Reviewed this property |
It varies all the time. Best to check their website for details
Jud v
16 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from ladydeedeedee | Reviewed this property |
What is the question?
5 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from annie150 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Their website shows that they are open for lunch, see: heilmansbeachcomber website.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
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
  • E-mail
Since 1948 Fresh Seafood, Prime Steaks Award Winning Wine List, Generous Cocktails located in beautiful Clearwater Beach Florida
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing