3939 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater, FL 33762
Phone: (727) 573-5049
Fax: (727) 573-2805
Good times, good music and good dancing are what to expect at the Waterin' Trough Dance & Saloon. Every night there is something new to do, including drink specials, ladies night, open dancing, and live music. Two nights a week, stop by and sign up for line dance lessons for both beginner and intermediate dancers. On Monday night, there is no cover charge and free pool. On Wednesday night, there is no cover and no limit on pitcher specials. Dance lessons from 7pm until 9pm are always free. -Vickie Ferguson
Ringside Café is one of the best-known spots in the state for the wail of live blues music. Popular, busy and packed with patrons, it's the place to go for a casual night of music, slow dancing and good food. A full menu offers such goodies as conch fritters, buffalo fingers and potato skins to get you started. Top it off with an icy cold brew or a mixed drink from the bar.
Once called the Alley Cat Cafe, this place has had its nips and tucks in all the right places. In it's new avatar, 13 Cafe & Lounge exceeds your expectations and with the official dress code being "rocks & rolexes, silicon and steroids" it's hardly surprising. Cuisine that's eclectic and exotic, spirits that come in all colors and sizes and the nightly live acoustic entertainment are some things to look forward to at 13. Reservations are a must on weekends and they have a strict 21+ policy. So whether it's a seafood platter with your pals or a tit-bit with your date, or you simply want to let you hair down and shake a leg, this is the place. Whoever said 13 was unlucky surely hasn't been here!
The Local 662 is a exciting party venue and nightclub. The club can hold around 200 people and can be rented for an event. There is always something interesting happening at the Local 662, you should be able to get hold of party flyer's quite easily. The nightclub has several bands that play there regularly. Call to find out whats going down at the Local 662.
One of St. Pete's distinguished downtown night venues, Jannus Live features a variety of rock, alternative and Western musical performers. Dress casually, sit in the open air and order from a full bar while nibbling light fare from the small menu. Jannus Live is not large, but actually seeing the show is not always easy; there are benches to stand on to see over other people. The Green Room nightclub draws the crowds when no acts are performing at the courtyard.
The place to go where you dress to impress and are seen by the "in" crowd is at the upscale and sophisticated Push Ultra Lounge in St. Petersburg. Add a full bar, beer, wine, DJs playing a mix of tunes and dancing till the wee hours, and you have the perfect party place. A kaleidoscope of subtle colors and lighting adds a sensual atmosphere to this multi-level trendsetting lounge. Keep the party inside or take it outside where more bars, dance floors, and outdoor seating keep the party going. Valet parking is available, and reservations recommended for private tables. - Vickie Ferguson
One of the anchors of John's Pass Village, Friendly Fisherman Waterfront Restaurant does the obvious—it specializes in seafood. You may not get the best burger here, but the grouper sandwich will be laudable. You'll find a floating dock at The Fisherman. Come early for a substantial breakfast, later for a waterside lunch or even later for a casual dinner. This also makes a great stop if you've been touring and shopping in this rustic, seaside Village. A full bar offers a range of tropical options as well as the standbys.
Polish your boots, pull on your jeans, slap on your hat and you are ready to go dancing nearly all night long. On the huge dance floor, you will see line-dancing, two-stepping and no-stepping dancers, and the beat will keep your toes tapping. After showing off your fancy footwork, you can cool down with a favorite brew. Free buffets, free pizza and free drafts, you name it, it is offered at special times at this swinging country and western dance club. There is plenty of room to park your Mustang, so come on down, the mechanical bull is waiting. Expect to pay a cover charge.
After spending a lazy day lounging at the beach, Shephard's Wave Nightclub will get your heart rate up as DJs spin your favorite hip hop and techno tracks well into the night. The two-level club overlooks the Gulf of Mexico, and has a stellar light show each night. The Wave offers great drink specials throughout the week, including $1 10 oz. drafts and wells on Wednesday. Thursdays are $15 All-U-Can-Drink, and Sunday's "HIP Night" offers $1 U-Call-It drinks. Saturday Nights are hosted by Wired 93.3 FLZ, and look for Wet T-Shirt Contests on Sundays with a $100 cash prize.
Shephard's might be a prime party place at Clearwater Beach, but the Waterfront Restaurant offers upscale dining for a more mature crowd. You can catch a fresh buffet for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, seven days a week. Though the Waterfront Restaurant has a menu offering appetizers and entrees, the buffet eclipses these fine selections. With fresh soups and salads to pasta selections, you'll have to make a second trip especially for the main course, prime rib and crab legs. Ice cream and gourmet cakes such as Tiramisu are available for dessert, though it might be difficult to not fill up on the exquisite first and second courses.
At Kelly's, enjoy drinks, dancing and delectable cuisine at this triple action venue in the heart of the city. Start your day or end your evening at Kelly's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Enjoy made from scratch fluffy omelets for breakfast; plump juicy burgers for lunch; or steak, ribs and fresh seafood for dinner. In the evening, head next door for live music and dancing or try your hand at karaoke at the Blur nightclub and show bar open Tuesday through Sunday from 8pm to 2am. Move on next door to the cozy Chic-a-Boom Room for more music while exploring the many luscious specialty martinis from the bar. Sunday is all day happy hour from 11am until 7pm -Vickie Ferguson
At the Dive Bar & Grill, a bustling local favorite, there is always something fun going on. On Sunday, stop by for the T-Party along with drink specials and two-for-one select menu items. Tuesday through Friday, stop by for happy hour from 4p until 7p with food specials. On Wednesday, order a brew special then step up to the mic and entertain the crowd with karaoke. Saturday night from 7p until 10p, there is a live musical cabaret show and drink specials with no cover charge. Enjoy the ambiance inside, or sit at the outside bar and rooftop to savor the sunset and waterfront views. The Dive is open late and offers a full menu. -Vickie Ferguson