3939 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater, FL 33762
Phone: (727) 573-5049
Fax: (727) 573-2805
Bars & Cafes
Succulent aged steaks, fresh seafood and delicious chops including lamb, pork and veal highlight Bascom's menu. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere where casual meets elegant for a unique dining experience. Start your meal with an appetizer of Oysters Rockefeller or Escargot En Croute then order a delicious entrée from such favorites as Bascom's Prime Rib, 28 ounce. Porterhouse, Lobster Tail, Atlantic Salmon, Grilled Lamb Chops, or Veal Marsala. Finish your meal with a slice of Florida Key Lime Pie and a cup of specialty flavored coffee, a glass of red or white wine, or one of Bascom's signature martinis. Expect excellent service!
The Venue is the perfect place for exceptional fine dining at Takara sushi restaurant, Viaggio Tapas and the Wine Room that provides private dining. The sophisticated Martini Bar specializes in excellent drink selections while the Deck Bar offers lively music and the coldest drafts in town. Club V, open Friday and Saturday nights with a $10 cover charge per person, offers dinner until 1am and access to the Sky Bar, Champagne Room and Sky boxes. For the ladies, the Goddess lounge provides professional make-up artists to keep you looking fabulous all night long. Hours of operation vary for each venue.
Known for their lively ambiance, friendly service and delectable chicken wings, Mugs 'N Jugs Sports Bar and Grill is a haunt for those looking for a casual dinning spot. The restaurant is always buzzing with patrons occupying traditional wooden booths and enjoying matches on HDTVs. Be it a Wrestling game or a much-anticipated Basket Ball match, you are bound to enjoy yourself in the company of like-minded patrons. Their BBQ specials entertain your palate while you are glued to the TV and large jugs of beers wash down these delights effortlessly. Interesting sports paraphernalia and a life-size statue of Jack Sparrow make ideal backgrounds of pictures.
The Sandbar Grill is the newest addition to the St. Petersburg/Tampa scene. Conveniently located near Derby Lane dog track, the grill is the perfect starting off spot for a night on the town. Serving appetizers, juicy burgers, sandwiches, flavorful steaks, chicken, and seafood and a separate menu for kids, Sandbar Grill is the best choice for an early dinner, decadent dessert, late night snack or specialty cocktail. Stop by for happy hour everyday from 4p until 9p, discount well drinks on Tuesday nights, and poker tournaments, with winning prizes, from 8p until 10p on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. - Vickie Ferguson
This family-run restaurant near Pinellas Parkside Mall called 4300 Park Boulevard, prides itself on serving large portions at reasonable prices. A meal for two is likely to be big enough for four. Grills are a specialty here—beef, pork and chicken, seasoned with rosemary, basil and garlic, are all served with your choice of rice or pasta.
The dress code here is shorts and t-shirts and that is if you are going formal. An open-air beach shack that is not on the beach, Kahuna's tries hard, offering tikis and thatched roofs to keep the theme going. There is a sand volleyball court here and Jimmy Buffet tunes are played on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month when local Buffet fans/Parrot-heads gather. Winding up long weeks, the Friday Afternoon Club meets from 5:30p to 8:30p and is entertained with a radio DJ hosting dance tunes and hula-hoop contests. Besides full bar service, this lively diversion offers a variety of salads, burgers and seafood sandwiches.
The Crab Shack (and it truly is a shack!) serves up good, plainly cooked seafood, not on a white tablecloth but on oilcloth with plenty of extra utensils to get you cracking, picking and fishing meat out of shells. There is serious seafood-eating going on here, and shellfish fans make a beeline to this spot when the crab craving hits. You choose from seasonal entrees, Smoked Mullet or Salmon if you're not up for the crab cracking effort. Iced tea and beer are the favored options.
It is always coffee time at Cafe Mozart. In this immaculately clean shop, you'll want to linger over a plate of 'kuchen' or one of many varieties of strudel, and savor a bit of Europe. At John and Maggie Hipfl's German bakery, you'll sample a rich dark rye, fresh out of the oven, or a square of pumpernickel with a hint of molasses. While fresh breads from this bakery melt in your mouth, they specialize in cakes and pastries. Eat right here, or they'll wrap up your treats.
At The Tilted Kilt, the atmosphere is fun and busy as the waitstaff and bartenders, each dressed in an authentic kilt, who serve specialty drinks and brews along with delicious Scottish and Irish specialties, such as Danny Boy's Shepherd's Pie, Longshank's Platter and Gaelic Chicken. TK's signature wings, pizza, assorted appetizers, salads and cold brews round out the menu. TV's line the walls for viewing of sporting events, so the place can get loud. Enjoy live musical performances on Tuesday night, daily happy hour and every Wednesday is ladies night. - Vickie Ferguson
The best looking Sports Bar and eatery you've ever seen.
Sumptuous Italian cuisine paired with a glass of superior wine from the menu of over 400 selections assures visitors of an outstanding meal at Alfano's, voted by Tampa Bay Magazine as the "Best Italian Restaurant" in Clearwater, and also the recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Enjoy your favorite cocktail before or after dinner, accompanied by live piano performances in the Splendido Lounge each Friday and Saturday night and smooth jazz on Wednesday from 7p to 10p. Finish your meal by indulging in a decadent chocolate mousse cappuccino or rich Sicilian-style cannoli. - Vickie Ferguson
Good food, lots of fun, and plenty of spirit is served daily at Mugs on Missouri. Their menu features ice-cold brews and sizzling hot wings, stacked Phillysteak sandwiches, crispy fried mushrooms, thick Motorcity Monster Burgers and tasy Mugsaritas to satisfy your appetite. Great casual atmosphere with friendly staff and excellent service where guests can eat, drink, and even participate in nightly karaoke performances. If singing is not for you, sports action on the big-screen TV or a game of pool in the arcade provides plenty of extra entertainment. Good place for families, and a kids' menu is available. - Vickie Ferguson