"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 our 4th annual Easter Brunch April 5th from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. see menu on this website
****Our next Music Event will be March 28th, 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m. Inside The Bearded Clam Waterfront Restaurant and Sports Lounge featuring SMOKEY'S SESSION BAND PLAYING IN THE BEARDED CLAM WATERFRONT RESTAURANT AND SPORTS LOUNGE FROM 8:00P.M. - 11:00P.M. MARCH 28TH. THIS IS A 7 PIECE BAND CONSISTING OF 2 SAXAPHONES, TRUMPET, KEYBOARD, BASS, GUITAR AND DRUMS. THE MEMBERS OF THE GROUP HAVE PLAYED WITH GREATS SUCH AS THE FOUR TOPS, THE TEMPTATIONS, BOBBY RYDELL, ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK AND OTHER BIG NAMES. THEIR MUSIC STYLE CONSISTS OF DANCE TUNES, R&B AND CLASSIC OLDIES.
*****Thanks to all 51 participants in beautiful boats that participated in our 3rd Annual Fall "Fun Run" held on October 25, 2014 when will have our 3rd Annual Bearded Clam Fall Poker Run benefitting Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Sun Coast. This was a funfilled Event starting at 8:30 with a $5.95 AUCE Breakfast Buffet and 2.00 Bloody Marys and Mimosis. All Boats left The Bearded Clam starting at 11:00a.m. Thanks to the 5 stops to get cards, The Bearded Clam, Bridgetender Inn and Dockside Bar, Moores Stone Crab, Marina Jack, New Pass Grill and everyone returned no later than 4:00p.m. Hands were $10.00 each and the top 3 hands were paid great prizes. There was great entertainment, food specials, super nice raffle prizes and a large 50/50 drawing was held. This was a great family Event.
On October 23 - 26 we hosted the First Annual Sarasota Lionfish Derby. This Event was comprised of numerous divers spearfishing over 250 lionfish. This non-native evasive fish is ruining our reefs. The fish has no natural predators and is multiplying by the thousands. The fish is very good to eat and samples were given out along with educational material. THE SECOND ANNUAL BEARDED CLAM CLASSIC REDFISH AND TROUT FISHING TOURNAMENT !
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THANKS TO ALL ANGLERS AND FANS WHO JOINED US AT THE BEARDED CLAM AUGUST 22-23, 2014, FOR THE 2nd ANNUAL BEARDED CLAM CLASSIC REDFISH AND TROUT TOURNAMENT WHICH RAISED OVER $1,500.00 FOR THE BIG BROTHERS AND BIG SISTERS OF THE SUNCOAST
WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE 3rd ANNUAL SUMMER BOATERS FUN RUN HELD JUNE 28, 2014 AND THE FIRST ANNUAL BEARDED CLAM SNOOK SHOOTOUT FISHING TOURNAMENT HELD JUNE 20 - 21, 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 2013 BEARDED CLAM CLASSIC REDFISH AND TROUT TOURNAMENT RAISED $3000 FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF MANATEE COUNTY!!
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!
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