As a guest of ours at Hotel Cabana, you’ve got easy access to a wide variety of Clearwater Beach-area eateries. The spectrum includes everything from casual beachfront bars to fine-dining establishments, and in honor of Valentine’s Day we thought we’d spotlight a few of the latter category: upscale restaurants ideal for celebratory feasts, date nights, and other occasions during your stay with us at our boutique-chic, Key West-inspired seaside hotel!
Bobby’s Bistro & Wine Bar (454 Poinsettia Ave, Clearwater Beach, FL)
Enjoy zesty nouveau/Californian cuisine inside or outside at Bobby’s Bistro & Wine Bar, which is open 365 days out of the year—including every major holiday. Opened in 1994, the Bistro & Wine Bar serves such delights as Sherry Garlic Sizzling Shrimp, “Jam Asian” Baby Back Ribs, Pepper Crusted Salmon Fillet, Pan-tossed Pasta, gourmet pizzas on a daily-baked focaccia crust, and bistro sandwiches.
The exceptional wine cellar is one of the finest in Florida.
Caretta on the Gulf (500 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater Beach, FL)
At Caretta on the Gulf, you enjoy the only AAA Four Diamond-certified dining in Clearwater, presented with a wide view of the the Gulf of Mexico. Open each day from 7 AM to 10 PM, the restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as Sunday Brunch.
Whether in the indoor dining room or enjoying an al fresco meal, you’ve got exquisite choices to make between a Sushi & Raw Bar menu featuring sushi rolls, sashimi, oysters, and the lavish Seafood Plateau to main courses such as Naked Chicken, Ahi Tuna, Pumpkin Gnocchi, and Harris Ranch steaks and chops. A fine choice for a curated culinary journey is the prix fixe chef’s tasting menu, which includes wine pairings choreographed by the house sommelier.
Columbia Restaurant (1241 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater, FL)
A regional Tampa Bay institution, the family-run Columbia Restaurant chain has been delighting diners from near and far with its Spanish-Cuban fare since 1905. Among its many accolades are OpenTable’s One of the 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America, USA Today’s One of America’s Most Historic Restaurants, and a ranking in the Sunshine State’s Top 25 Restaurants by Florida Trend—in addition to an award of excellence from Wine Spectator for the wine list.
The Columbia’s Sand Key location, open 365 days a year, serves up such family recipes as Red Snapper “Alicante,” Filet Mignon “Chacho,” and Paella “a la Valenciana” alongside beautiful views of the Intracoastal Waterway.
Enjoy Outstanding & Diverse Clearwater Beach Dining on a Hotel Cabana Vacation
Check out a more extensive list of both upscale and casual eateries right here, and then make your reservations for a Clearwater Beach escape—bringing your appetite along with you!