Frequently Asked Questions


What is Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week?
Simply put, Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week is a celebration of the culinary talents of the restaurants found locally.  During this time, participating restaurants will offer special prix fixe (fixed-priced) menus that are usually comprised of three courses, though some may offer more or less.  These dedicated chefs and their staff work hard year-round to take care of their customers, however, during Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week, they go above and beyond!
This concept of a “Restaurant Week” originated in New York City in the early nineties, eventually catching on in many cities throughout the country. Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week is in its 9th year!
How do I take part in Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week?
NO passes, tickets, vouchers or coupons are required.  Foodies/Diners may simply visit their favorite participating restaurants throughout the 10 days to enjoy the special $15-$35 prix fixe menus.
Are there any contests going on during Restaurant Week?
Yes! You are encouraged to dine at as many participating restaurants as possible during Restaurant Week. Each visit to a participating restaurant will provide you an opportunity to vote on your experience while dining at their establishment. Voting is simple, Visit the Facebook page of the restaurant you are visiting.  Navigate to the Review/Recommendations page.  Recommend the restaurant and leave a great review.  Don't forget to include a picture.  Each review will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a two night stay at one of our Clearwater Beach Resorts and Hotels and many other great prizes.
What are the special menu prices?
Each participating restaurant will offer a prix fixe (fixed-priced) menu priced $15-$35, in addition to, or as part of, their regular menu. You are allowed to vote on either. Some participating restaurants will serve prix fixe lunches for $10-$15.
Does this special price include taxes and tips?
No. Please remember to tip your bartender and server well. Like the chefs, they're some of the hardest working people around.
Is every Clearwater Beach restaurant participating?
No. However, every Clearwater Beach, downtown Clearwater, Island Estates and Sand Key restaurant is welcome to register and join the celebration.
If you are a restaurant interested in participating, please review our Sign-Up or reach us through the Contact Us page.
Do I need to make reservations?
Calling ahead and asking about the need for a reservation is always a good idea.
Are hotels and inns offering special stay-and-dine packages?
A list of awesome places to stay is listed on the Accommodations Page.