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Restaurant Name: THE BEACHCOMBER
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Address: 447 Mandalay Avenue
North Clearwater Beach, Florida
Phone Number: (727) 442-4144
Type of Food: Classic American Cuisine
Hours: 7 days – Lunch: Monday-Friday
Dinner: 7 days
Dress: Adult Upscale
Reservations: Suggested
Description of Restaurant:

This landmark, original family owned restaurant (Bob Heilman’s) has been serving this classic American fare to loyal locals and visitors alike since 1948.

The generous space and division of rooms makes for an enjoyable and memorable visit.

Begin your evening by relaxing with a generous classic American cocktail at the bar, served by a professional mixologist.

Piano music is a daily dinner feature. The ambiance and service sets apart this dining experience as an occurrence as to how it should be done.

Ambiance, service, great food and fair prices! A complete dining experience.

The Food

Some dinner menu items from the regular menu (remember, prices are subject to change), and other daily items are offered.

Entrees range from $14.95 to $28.95 inclusive of relish, tray salad, potato or vegetable.

Famous Back-to-The-Farm Chicken

Since 1910, this Heilman traditional dinner has been a favorite. Each dinner includes the Heilman soup of the day, and old fashioned cream slaw. A platter of spring chicken is sauteed in a Dutch oven skillet and served with fluffy fresh whipped potatoes, pan gravy, fresh vegetable of the day and hot home-baked bread from the oven. Extra portions of vegetables, slaw and rolls are complimentary.

USDA PRIME Butcher Block

Roast Prime Rib of “Blue Ribbon” Beef – Served au jus, rare, medium well or, if available the end cut. Prince 10 oz. Royale 12 oz.

Charcoal Broiled Beef Tenderloin Tips – Served en brochette with Bearnaise and fresh mushroom caps.

Charcoal Broiled Lamb Chops – Two thick loin lamb chops, almost a pound, served with minted jelly and Chef’s special sauce.

Wisconsin Loin of Veal Picatta – Milk-fed veal sauteed in butter, topped with a light lemony demi-glace.

Marsala – Veal lightly browned and seasoned, then finished with Marsala wine and mushrooms.

Each of the entrees include

Assorted relish tray with a basket of fresh home-baked banana bread, muffins and rolls

A choice of salad

Crisp Chilled Mixed Greens • Old Fashioned Cream Slaw • Sliced Beefsteak Tomatoes • Spinach Salad • Ask your server about our selection of home-made dressings.

And a choice of potato or fresh vegetable of the day

Baked Jumbo Idaho Potato • Fluffy Fresh Whipped Potatoes • French Fried Potatoes
Full bar with an extensive wine list.
Boys and girls, this is a Love Chef personal favorite.

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