By Nancy Foster
Are you a dessert aficionado? Is it hard to resist a final few bites of après dinner lusciousness? If so, Clearwater Beach is the perfect choice for you. This award-winning beach town is renowned for fabulous cuisine, especially seafood. To complement a great meal, area chefs create exquisite dessert. Making decisions can be difficult, but we all know that calories don’t count when you’re on vacation, so feel free to indulge!
Here are Sunseeker’s Top 5 spots for irresistible sweets on Clearwater Beach.
COLUMBIA RESTAURANT AT SAND KEY
Creamy and rich, with a sweet texture that lingers on your tongue and in your memory, flan is the ultimate Spanish postre. This smooth and flavorful Spanish caramel custard with caramel sauce has been a menu favorite since 1935. Check out the menu here.
SEAGUINI AT OPAL SANDS RESORT
Experience ultimate decadence as you savor each morsel of Seaguini’s special Tiramisu, a delectable treat of espresso soaked Savoiardi Lady Fingers, Mascarpone Cheese, coffee liquor and other special ingredients guaranteed to leave you blissfully satisfied. Just add cappuccino! Drool over the rest of Seaguini’s menu items here.
RUSTY’S BISTRO AT SHERATON SAND KEY
When you think of comfort food, does bread pudding come to mind? If so, a must try is this velvety Homemade Bread Pudding served with cinnamon ice cream, warm butter rum sauce and candied pecans. A perfect ending! Snag your reservation here.
SHOR AMERICAN SEAFOOD GRILL AT HYATT REGENCY CLEARWATER BEACH RESORT AND SPA
Who could possibly resist the tangy, citrusy flavors of Florida Orange Tart, a culinary showpiece of Florida fresh squeezed orange juice, white chocolate mousse and graham cracker crust. Expect an explosion of melt-in-your-mouth goodness in every bite. See the rest of their dessert delights here.
BAREFOOT BEACH HOUSE
There’s no better sweet treat on a sunny beach day than ice cream. This ice cream and souvenir shop is located directly on the beach and serves up cups or cones of locally made frozen treats. Popular flavors include Salty Caramel Praline, Gator Tracks and kid-fav Superman. See more mouth-watering creations here.