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ward to this new venture from a very talented team, how exciting for all of us to enjoy!
Along Cortez Road West is where you will find the unique and very, very popular Cortez Clam Factory at 10104 Cortez Road West, Bradenton (941-798-9898). “The Clam” as it is called by the locals, is a friendly honky-tonk near the historic Cortez Fishing Village. With live music all weekend under the Tiki 5:30-8:30, you can enjoy the great seafood and house smoked barbecue plus other delights. You’ll
infused beef patties, Bacon Strips, Vidalia Onion Bacon Jam and Vermont White Cheddar!
Owners Randy Ellis and David Sadler have nurtured their place to really make it a great bar/restaurant with great entertainment. I love their expanded outdoor patio area that is inviting with Italian out- door furniture, pavers and a very cool look for the Clam Factory, well done! Enjoy the fire pit, cornhole and live music. Happy Hour is 10AM to 7PM and lunch is served from 11:30AM. For a great meal for lunch or dinner, evening music and friendly staff and customers, make the Cortez Clam Factory your next choice.
Welcome to the Feast Restaurant! They are a local family owned and operated, American-Continental fare is offered at their venue located in Holmes Beach on beautiful Anna Maria Island. The Feast Restaurant is open 7 days a week and serves lunch from 11:30-4 and din- nerfrom4-9PM. YourhostsChristoferandJosephDaleareproudtobe celebratingover11yearsonAnnaMariaIslandandthey continuetopres- ent a fun mix of local and exotic cuisine with an emphasis on steaks and seafood. They bring with them over 30 years experience in creating delicious affordable meals in a casual-fine dining setting. Congratulations brothers and loyal Taste Dining & Travel advertisers!
Their menu features dishes such as Chilean Sea Bass and Shrimp Gnocchi, Shrimp and Maine Lobster Risotto, Wagyu Beef Burger, Crab Stuffed Shrimp and more. Some particular steak dishes they offer from their aged beef selection are the"Feast" Oscar, (aged N.Y. strip with Maine lobster, asparagus and creamy hollandaise), Prime Cowboy Ribeye with fried Vidalia onion rings or Shrimp and Lobster Lafayette.
As starters you may enjoy one of their many award-winning sal- ads or tasty appetizers like Firecracker Shrimp, Escargot or Mozzarella Wedges. Did we mention that their award-winning pizza is possibly the best in town? Come and decide for yourself. If you prefer early dining or if you are out for a day trip at our beautiful beaches then swing by for lunch and
Cortez Clam Factory’s outside is great for dining, drinks and entertainment. Try their new house-made bacon BLT, amazing!
see why its referred to as a “Five Star Dive Bar.”
Located in the San Remo Shores area, about a mile up the road
from Cortez Fishing Village, the Clam Factory draws a fusion of com- mercial fishermen and suburbanites. With Old
Florida ambiance plus fresh seafood, what more
could you ask? “We have this old fishing village-
style restaurant/bar that is very unique” says co- owner Randy Ellis. “Everybody knows our product is nice and fresh because they see it being cooked. All the clams are local and harvested in Tampa Bay and we now feature Joe Island clams.” Monday is Taco Night, Tuesday Hogfish Snapper, Wednesday they have Live Maine Lobster with two sides at market price, Thursday is Chop Shop Prime Rib, Friday Fish Fry with Beer Battered Cod, Saturday is Chop Shop NY Strip Night and Sunday features their Homemade Meatloaf Special. Amazing prices and all are so good.
One of the many new menu items is their house-made Bacon, which is maple and brown sugar-cured, and hickory smoked right there. They guarantee the Best BLT sandwich you've ever had, or try the Triple Bacon Threat Burger- Two bacon
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