Explore St. Petersburg / Clearwater
Photo courtesy of Sandpearl Resort
Carreta on the Gulf
Cuisine: American, Local Specialty, Seafood
Price Range: $$$
Located on Clearwater Beach, Caretta on the Gulf is Sandpearl Resort's AAA four-diamond restaurant. Perched above the beach, this elegant eatery offers indoor/outdoor seating and a private dining... Read More
Located on Clearwater Beach, Caretta on the Gulf is Sandpearl Resort's AAA four-diamond restaurant. Perched above the beach, this elegant eatery offers indoor/outdoor seating and a private dining room. The restaurant also features a ceviche bar, private wine room, lounge and bar. Named for the area's logger-head turtles, this classy eatery specializes in seasonal seafood and traditional American fare and is especially popular for Sunday Brunch. Favorites include brioche French toast with candied orange cream and maple syrup leading the list of choices. Other favorites are: freshly baked pastries, eggs, pancakes, omelets and more. The smoked salmon station is always a crowd-pleaser and the weekday breakfast buffet invites children 12 and younger to eat for free. Lunch and dinner menus offer a host of options - including a sushi and raw bar - along with typical favorites ranging from salads, soups, sandwiches, seafood and more. Desserts are over-the-top!
- Best Restaurants: "In addition to their standard menu, they offer an all-natural, organic menu with perfectly paired organic wines."
- Recommended as Best Restaurants Because: Stunning sunset views, delicious food and an impressive wine list make Caretta on the Gulf an elegant dining option on the beach.