"Groovily named after the surf shacks of younger days" the Bearded Clam is a family friendly waterfront restaurant and tiki bar located at the Ramada Waterfront Hotel (formerly the Holiday Inn) 2 miles north of University Parkway.
This fun for all, tropical-themed oasis features more than just beautiful Sunsets.
*****Our next Food Event will be announced soon.
****Our next Music Events On the outside deck overlooking the beautiful water and boats in the yacht basin, every Saturday, Steel Drums with Frankie Catalina, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.and Inside The Bearded Clam Waterfront open-aire Restaurant and Sports Lounge on the waterfront will be May 23rd 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. featuring Smokey's Session. See Events tab for full details.
*****Events just held: April 24 - 26, 2015, The NBOA Gulf Coast Open Professional, Division 6 and Single Engine Kingfish Tournaments. See website for details. Future Events: June 19 - 20, 2015 The 2nd Annual Snook Shootout Fishing Tournament. June 27, 2015, The 4th Annual Boat and Personal Waterfcraft "Fun Run". August 21 - 22, 2015 The 3rd Annual Redfish and Trout Inshore Classic. October 24th, 2015 The 4th Annual Boat and Personal Watercraft Fall "Fun Run"
> THE SECOND ANNUAL BEARDED CLAM CLASSIC REDFISH AND TROUT FISHING TOURNAMENT !
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We are prepared to announce The First Annual YMCA Redfish and Cobia Tournament will be held June 5 - 6, 2015 benefitting the YMCA Manatee SEAHAWKS Youth Football League. THE 4th ANNUAL SUMMER BOATERS FUN RUN WILL BE HELD JUNE 27, 2015 AND THE SECOND ANNUAL BEARDED CLAM SNOOK SHOOTOUT FISHING TOURNAMENT WILL BE HELD JUNE 19 - 20, LAST YEARS TOURNAMENT RAISED OVER $2,500.00 FOR BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF THE SUN COAST. OUR THANKS GO OUT TO WANDA READ-BURKE, COMMUNITY RESOURCE DIRECTOR, FOR THIS ORGANIZATION.
THE THIRD ANNUAL BEARDED CALM CLASSIC REDFISH AND TROUT TOURNAMENT WILL BE HELD AUGUST 21 - 22, 2015. LAST YEARS TOURNAMENT HELD AUGUST 22-23, 2014, RAISED OVER $1,500.00 FOR THE BIG BROTHERS AND BIG SISTERS OF THE SUNCOAST.
THE FIRST 2013 and SECOND 2014 ANNUAL BEARDED CLAM CLASSIC REDFISH AND TROUT TOURNAMENT WERE TREMENDOUS TOURNAMENTS OFFERING 2 WEIGH-IN DAYS, FRIDAY NIGHT AND ALSO SATURDAY WITH OVER $12,000 IN PRIZE MONEY DISTRIBUTED. WE HAD AN ENTERTAINING AWARDS CEREMONY AND BANQUET WITH GREAT FOOD AND DRINKS. THE FIRST ANNUAL 2014 SNOOK SHOOTOUT WAS A GREAT TOURNAMENT WITH THE TOP 10 SNOOK TEAMS IN THE AREA COMPETING FOR BRAGGING RIGHTS AND OVER $2,000.00 IN PRIZE MONEY. WE ALSO HAD AN EXCITING 4th ANNUAL NBOA GULF COAST OPEN MAY 16 - 17, 2014, WITH DIVISION 6 SKA, THE BIG PIG SHOOTOUT, THE SAFECO INSHORE AND THE BEARDED CLAM BAY BOAT KINGFISH TOURNAMENTS BENEFITTING MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION. TO SEE TOURNAMENT RESULTS CLICK ON THE EVENTS TAB.
FOR ALL EVENTS INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT WESLEY ROSE OR MARK RAGEN @ 941-355-2600 OR EMAIL email@example.com
SPONSORS FOR THE REDFISH AND TROUT INSHORE CLASSIC INCLUDE YELLOWFIN YACHTS, BRIGHTHOUSE NETWORKS, NBOA MARINE INSURANCE, GOLD COAST EAGLE, BUSCH BEER, MARINE SURPLUS, CAINE T. CULLENS ILLUSTRATIONS ART AND DESIGN, COASTAL ANGLER MAGAZINE, RAMADA WATERFRONT HOTEL, POWER-POLE, GFS, INSTUDIOEPHOTO.COM, WESTCOAST LANSCAPE AND LAWNS, DISCOUNT TACKLE, MIRROLURE, PAUL BROWNS ORIGINAL SERIES, HERALD-TRIBUNE MEDIA GROUP, OCEAN-TAMER, SIGN ZOO, LINE-X, OCEAN GRIP MARINE PRODUCTS, SARA BAY MARINA, JL MARINE SYSTEMS, TINT SHARK, CENTRAL MARKET PRODUCE AND FLORIDA PATIO FURNTURE !
Reservations Suggested! Take-Out Available Call 355-2600
About Our Food:
The Bearded Clam Waterfront Restaurant Chef uses family recipes from Restaurateur Wesley Rose and Chef CJ Sable, and add their own gourmet creations. From dad’s seafood dinners to granny’s potato salad and Wesley’s pool-side burgers the Clam has something for everyone. The menu consists of a mouth-watering variety of steaks, seafood and sandwiches.
Bearded Clam Waterfront Restaurant Menu items include 12 oz. Rib Eye, the Shrimp Trio (with 21 pieces of grilled, blackened and crunchy shrimp), Steamed Hoagies, Ruebens, Hot Dogs on grilled New England Lobster Rolls, Fish Burritos with homemade Mango Salsa and Pulled Pork.
PHOTO GALLERY: NBOA's Gulfcoat Fishing Tournament!
See you all there!