Stay with us at Hotel Cabana and you’re close to gorgeous white sands and some of the area’s best watering holes. Here are a few within easy walking distance. All locations listed are on the Jolley Trolley route.
Marina Cantina (25 Causeway Blvd, walking: 17 minutes)
Two floors of indoor and outdoor seating offer grand views of Pier 60 and the marina while sipping top-shelf tequila, a fresh mojito or caipirinha.
Beach Fire BBQ Grille (608 Mandalay Ave, walking: 3 minutes)
The better part of 100 craft beers awaits you at Beach Fire BBQ Grille, alongside tropical cocktails, fine wines, and other refreshments—plus eats cooked to charred, flame-kissed perfection over a wood fire.
Palm Pavilion (18 Bay Esplanade, walking: 6 minutes)
This beachfront landmark’s been a part of the local wining and dining scene since 1926, so you know it’s doing something right! Try the Palm Rum Runner, Beach N’ Rita, Key Lime Colada, or another specialty cocktail, or choose among local craft beers, wines, and sangria.
Frenchy’s Rockaway Grill (7 Rockaway St, walking: 7 minutes)
One of five Frenchy’s locations, this open-air beachfront eatery answers to your thirst with two bars churning out cocktails, cerveza, and wine, and backs up the liquid nourishment with prime “Floribbean” cuisine.
Cork & Brew Bistro (525 Mandalay Ave, walking: 8 minutes)
At the aptly named Cork & Brew, you’ve got a fabulous array of beers (including numerous local microbrews) as well as wines to choose from, plus the throwback flavors of mead and cider.
Clear Sky Café (490 Mandalay Ave, walking: 10 minutes)
Along with an extensive wine and beer list, the Clear Sky Beachside Café serves up an enticing spectrum of cocktails, including such signature winners as the Clearwater Beach Cosmo, the Key Lime Martini, the Bacon Bourbon Mule, and the Smoked Old Fashioned, plus tropical classics such as mojitos, margaritas, and mimosas.
Jimmy’s Crow’s Nest (101 Coronado Dr, walking: 19 minutes)
This cocktail bar earns its nautical name honestly with a rooftop location serving up some of the best views in Clearwater Beach, not least of those ravishing sunsets. Good thing you’ve got all sorts of great drinks with which to mark the occasion, from the Nacho Libre to the Tropical Temptation.