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The Gasparilla Inn Main Dining Room

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


$30 - $50
American, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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eggs any style
your choice of bacon, sausage, or ham w/ griddled potatoes & roasted tomato
egg white frittata
spinach, avocado, confit tomato & grilled asparagus
cinnamon french toast
orange butter & maple syrup
grilled buttermilk pancakes
plain or blueberry studded w/ vermont maple syrup & whipped butter
fruit topped belgian waffle
vermont maple syrup & soft whipped cinnamon cream
three egg omelet
your choice of ham, cheddar, swiss, mushrooms, peppers, onions & roasted tomato served w/ grilled potatoes, toast & jam
handmade southern style biscuits
sausage gravy & fried eggs
lox & cream cheese
smoked salmon, red onion, capers on a toasted bagel w/ dill cream cheese
creamed chipped beef
on grilled artisan rye bread w/ melted tomato
island parfait
layers of greek yogurt, seasonal berries & house made granola
eggs benedict
poached eggs w/ Irish bacon on a griddled muffin w/ hollandaise
house made corned beef hash
poached eggs w/ grain mustard hollandaise & melted tomato
oatmeal pancakes
lingonberry compote & sour cream
irish steel cut oatmeal
creamy stone ground grits
assorted cold cereal
fresh sliced melon, half florida grapefruit, sliced oranges, or stewed prunes
assortment of seasonal berries
selection of locally hand roasted sumatra coffee & decaffeinated coffee
selection of harney & sons teas
hot chocolate
whole milk-2%milk-skim milk-chocolate milk-buttermilk
cappuccino or latte
freshly squeezed orange & grapefruit juices
prune pineapple
tomato v-8
apple, cranberry, prune, pineapple, tomato & v-8
maine lobster salad
avocado, mango & coconut cream
braised oxtail ravioli
bousin cream & tomato confit
chicken liver pate
port reduction & pickled vegetables
roasted butternut squash soup
maple cream
jumbo shrimp cocktail
smoky cocktail sauce
roasted local beets
aged goat cheese & arugula
gasparilla inn caesar salad
asiago cheese crisp & basil oil
boston bibb salad
bacon & ranch dressing
tossed mixed greens
baby tomatoes, cucumbers & carrots served w/ a balsamic dressing
herb roasted free range chicken
beluga lentils w/ a poultry jus
crispy red snapper filet
tarragon & crab crepe w/ a shellfish reduction
sage scented kurobuta pork
braised​ cheek & apple butter
roasted beef tenderloin
horseradish whipped potatoes served w/ a red wine jus
seared diver sea scallops
saffron risotto & a pancetta crisp
local black grouper filet
lobster ravioli w/ a lobster sauce
roasted vegetable moussaka
arugula & red pepper coulis
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful brunch’s/breakfast recently at the Gasparilla Inn. Was truly outstanding. Part of our party of eight had the buffet and the rest ordered off the menu. Both were outstanding. The service is A+. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bocababe50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three couples had wonderful dinners ,soups and salads too. Waitstaff was perfect and the wine list is tremendous with reasonable prices for quality wines. The ambience is very settling and extremely comfortable its a classic place! I wish I could go here once a year!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Malatchy
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Southern style at its best! Love this place! Family has been going for over twenty years! Bingo night is fun and throw back to summer camps. Winnings are big! Hospitality is at its best, places to eat are yummy, the beach is environmentally protected. Seashells...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Janice H
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Excellent wait staff. Good food! A special place with old style. Great surroundings! The area encourages healthy living.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank michelle398
Reviewed December 11, 2018

My family and I had Thanksgiving dinner and it was great. Excellent food, great service, nice wine list. The only suggestion is to serve more traditional Thanksgiving desserts. All we wanted were slices of pie!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CaribPete
Reviewed November 24, 2018

dress code is required. but so worth it. you are waited on like a President. the food was excellent, the service was excellent! Dessert was too. I can't say anything was wrong. Very Classy, Very unique ..I have now been 3 times and will go...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Pachey27
Reviewed November 23, 2018

The setting, food and service are all designed to please the eye and he palette. Fine dining for breakfast and dinner in an elegant, quiet atmosphere. Worth the price of admission.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Candee2015
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner for our Anniversary The dining staff made our celebration very special The food was excellent The pasta was great BUT The servings are very small The rolls, wine list and dessert was good It is decorated very nicely Relaxing setting We loved...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank doreenlynnr
Reviewed July 31, 2018

A top-notch kitchen with outstanding service from all shifts. Breakfast items can be from a menu or buffet. The dinner menu captured the local area.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Donna D
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the inn for 2 nights and had a fantastic dinner here. Perfect atmosphere with cozy seating by the window. We both had the special of strip steak and lobster and it was amazing. Love staying here And dining here! and the spa...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank KKNsarsasota
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Response from irinalister | Reviewed this property |
We have not dined there on the New Year's Eve but surely the costs are quite high. Menu and service is very good, it could be a memorable evening. You have to book in good time, though, and the dress code should be at the... More
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