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Gaspar's Grotto

1805 E 7th Ave, Ybor City, Tampa, FL 33605 (Historic Ybor)
(813) 248-5900
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Ranked #541 of 1,968 Restaurants in Tampa
Price range: $4 - $20
Cuisines: Caribbean, Cuban
Neighborhood: Historic Ybor
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: We are best known for our signature Hog Wild Pirate Party and pig roast which we hold outside on the 6,300 square foot tropical patio, complete with fountains and tropical palms. Guests at Gaspar's Grotto can look forward to great food, wonderful times and excellent and eclectic service from costumed pirates. We offer pirate shows, pirate souvenirs, cigar rolling, live music, a shoe shine emporium, and bawdy serving.
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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We went around 9 pm to listen to Variance a great all originals band, we sat near the stage and waited nearly 20 minutes before we just went to the bar to get our own drinks. The servers were great, once we got one which I had to get up and stand directly in the path and say "Hey we... More

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Somerset, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I had a delicious cuban sandwhiches with banana chips which were actually delicious I was worried when I ordered them. Lovely atmosphere.

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Madison, Alabama
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Just wanted to pop in a bar for a beer while walking in Ybor city. I like the nautical decor and well worn feeling of the place. Nothing special, but a great place to grab a drink and some food if in Ybor.

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Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I used to go there all the time, I don't have a lot of money but when I had extra cash I would throw big parties there..at the times that I went I had a decent time, up until just recently. I have found out that the owner and management are completely disrespectful, crude, judgmental, and beyond unprofessional. I am... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I went there to celebrate my 21st birthday, which fell on a Sunday. They were open late even on Sunday, which is what we wanted. The atmosphere was good for it being practically empty and they did have music and a DJ even on a Sunday. Food (the pulled pork pizza!), drinks, and service were good. Our party stayed there... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

It was definitely a hole in the wall, but that is what we wanted. My husband and I just wanted to have a drink after exploring the Ybor neighborhood, the place seemed just that, but to our surprise after my husband ordered a crown on the rocks they actually charged us extra for the ice. Never have i heard of... More

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Conroe, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Lots of ambiance and good friendly service. Average pricing for non-happy hour bar experience. The Margarita bucket, which serves the equivalent of 3 margaritas will save you money if you plan to drink even 2. Although it was a little weak by Texas standards, it was pretty good. Loved the pirate-themed decor.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Service was great/fast/friendly and the meal was very good. Didnt feel like I was over dressed or under dressed. I would go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Good tasty food. Great service from all staff. Try tostones appetizer with pork! They are also pet friendly.

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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161 reviews 161 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is a neat place to hang out and have a drink. Good service, decent prices. You can be inside or outside. Good place to watch sports. It gets crowded at night and can get interesting. Many locals like to hang out here.

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Additional Information about Gaspar's Grotto

Address: 1805 E 7th Ave, Ybor City, Tampa, FL 33605
Phone Number: (813) 248-5900
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa>  > Historic Ybor
Average Prices: USD 4 - 20
Cuisine: Caribbean, Cuban

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