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The Gasparilla Inn Main Dining Room

500 Palm Avenue, Boca Grande, FL 33921
+1 941-964-4535
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
500 Palm Avenue, Boca Grande, FL 33921
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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

Thank KKNsarsasota
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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

We had two breakfasts and one dinner here. The food and service are the best on Boca Grande. Try the Buttermilk pancakes or the Black Grouper. They are to die for.

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

Excellent menu. Ask sommelier Simon for fine wines to accompany. Quiet atmosphere, fine linens, good service.

Thank Elainebarbara
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Have had several breakfasts and dinners during our stay and was always good with very good service each time.

Thank fjmccarl
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We had breakfast here on the morning of our departure back to Tampa. I had lobster scrambled eggs and Ryne the creamed beef. We also had a side of grits. Everything was tasty. The room is large so there was no wait. Service was good...More

Thank Kenneth P
Reviewed February 10, 2018

Southern living meets Vineyard Vines interiors - impeccably trained wait staff - impressive wine list and perfectly prepared, elegant items. Definitely worth the splurge! We loved the live piano during dinner.

Thank Bridget S
Reviewed January 7, 2018

We enjoyed a Christmas Eve Dinner at the Gasparilla Inn. We enjoyed the decor and piano player. Filet Mignon's were very good. Only issue we had was an inattentive server. Would definitely eat at the Inn again.

1  Thank Goodtogo6
Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

An absolutely delightful experience. Men bring your jacket, women dress for the evening, your wait staff will treat you right. Excellent food thoughtfully presented. We enjoyed several delicious breakfasts which included a nice selection of hot breakfast entrées, fresh fruit and pastries. Evening dining is...More

1  Thank fc42
Reviewed November 10, 2017

This lovely and elegant room deserves a better overall experience. Our group of 10 agreed that on two of three breakfasts, the eggs arrived overcooked. On two occasions it would have been quicker to get coffee refills by walking down the hall to the bar...More

1  Thank JohnnyGWestport_CT
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Barbara K
May 21, 2016|
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $50
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Palm Avenue, Boca Grande, FL 33921
    (5th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Boca Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 941-964-4535
Our spacious and welcoming Main Dining Room is at the heart of the many culinary experiences that delight guests at The Gasparilla Inn & Club. Breakfast and dinner offer the most tantalizing of fresh and natural ingredients available. All of this is presented impeccably by a cordial and knowledgeable staff that is dedicated to make each and every dining experience memorable. The Main Dining Room is open to the general public, members and hotel guests.
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