"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 Outdoor/Spectaor/Participant Events will be The Third Anuual Bearded Clam Classic Inshore Redfish and Trout Fishing Tournament August 21 - 22, 2015. The best Inshore fishing teams will compete for thousands of dollars in prize money. See website for Registration and Sponsorship forms. This tournament will benefit The Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Suncoast. October 24th, 2015 The 4th Annual Boat and Personal Watercraft Fall "Fun Run"
****Our next Music Events On the outside deck overlooking the beautiful water and boats in the yacht basin, every Saturday and Sunday, 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 Every Sunday is our live band jam from 3:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. and August 21st, 2015, 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. featuring The Lisa Ridings Band. See Events tab for full details.
*****Events just held: July 18th, 2015 2nd Annual Gene Cloud Memorial Scuba Quest Spearfishing Tournament. June 27, 2015, The 4th Annual Boat and Personal Waterfcraft "Fun Run". June 19 - 20, 2015 The 2nd Annual Snook Shootout Fishing Tournament. June 6, 2015 YMCA Redfish Tournament with Team Huntin 4 em winning first place and over $1,500 raised for the SEAHAWKS Youth football Program. April 24 - 26, 2015, The NBOA Gulf Coast Open Professional, Division 6 and Single Engine Kingfish Tournaments. See website for details.
> THE SECOND ANNUAL BEARDED CLAM CLASSIC REDFISH AND TROUT FISHING TOURNAMENT !
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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!