447 Mandalay Ave., Clearwater, FL 33767
Cost range: 20.01-100.00
Payment options: Credit cards accepted
Alcohol: Full bar
More in this neighborhood: Clearwater Beach
Robert Edson Heilman may have passed away in 2007, but his legacy, Bob Heilman's Beachcomber, witness to countless birthdays and anniversaries, lives on. Pinot noir fanatics love it for their own reasons (Burgundy, Oregon, even his own FoxyRock — don't get them started), fried chicken fans for another. It's a Florida Trend hall of famer, but what people hold dear are the thick steaks, the soft piano music and the clubby conviviality.
Classic clams casino and oysters Florentine, to prime beef selections, desserts include Alaska meringue ice cream pie, hot fudge-covered profiteroles. Cigar City Brewing, 3 Daughters Brewing among local craft beers.