Clearwater Beach Florida Boating | Guide to Dining by Boat at Waterfront Restaurants

Clearwater Beach Boat Friendly Restaurants

Clearwater Beach, Florida ~ We have four  waterfront or beachfront restaurants to dine by boat on Island Estates and Clearwater Beach. They are easily accessible by boat – why not check them out!

Do you enjoy boating in Tampa Bay?  Try something different for lunch or dinner today and plan on stopping into one of these local establishments when you’re out boating.

Bring your Boat and Dine | Clearwater Beach & Island Estates Florida

Island Way Grill, located in the Island Estates Florida waterfront neighborhood.

The Island Way Grill has actually put in new boat docks behind their waterfront restaurant for just this purpose. Check it out. Their phone# is 727-461-6617


Crabby Bills Seafood Restaurant on Clearwater Beach is located just off the Clearwater Harbor, next to the Clearwater Marina.

See the Clearwater Marina manager to dock up for dining. It’s within walking distance of Pier 60, the beach and various attractions.  Their phone# is 727-210-1313.


South Clearwater Beach is home to these 2 waterfront restaurants in an area with lots of Clearwater beach condos– Jimmy’s Fish House & Iguana Bar and Shepard’s Restaurant and Tiki bar – we encourage you to check them out.

Jimmy’s Fish House is located on the beach / waterfront at the Gulfview Resort on South Clearwater Beach.

Their phone# is 727-446-9720

Shephard’s is just north of the Sand Key Bridge. It is located on the channel heading to the Gulf of Mexico, however, there are no boat docks here – local boaters just drop an anchor and wade in. Be aware of the currents – strong currents can be a concern in these Clearwater waters. (see photo below)

Be prepared to find hundreds of other boats anchored on South Clearwater Beach at Shephards on the nice weekends and holidays. It’s conveniently located between just north of Sand Key Beach.  Their phone# is 727-441-6875

Shephard’s has a live webcam so you can always take a peek at what’s happening on Clearwater Beach including the bridge to Sand Key condos can be seen in the background too.

Need a Pinellas County Public Boat Ramp?

The nearest boat ramp to Clearwater Beach, Sand Key and Island Estates, Florida is the Seminole Street Boat Dock in Clearwater, Florida located off Alt US 19 / Ft. Harrison just north of Downtown Clearwater & Drew Street

  • Address: 198 Seminole Street Clearwater Florida 33755
    Phone: 727-443-3207
  • Fee: $5 for residents, $7 for non-residents;
  • They have bait shop, gas and are open 24 hours a day.

However, if you have a small boat (under 15 ft) , jet ski, etc. you can use the FREE Clearwater Beach Recreational Complex Boat Ramp on Clearwater Beach, Florida Located at the eastern most point of Bay Esplanade next to the Clearwater Beach Recreational Complex off Mandalay Blvd.

  • Address: 69 Bay Esplanade, Clearwater Beach, Florida 33767
  • Fee: There is no fee to use this ramp. (currently being remodeled)

This facility has handicap access, restrooms, boat ramp and parking.

If you go dining by boat – let us know how you liked it! If you find other great dining by boat spots be sure and let us know.

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