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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 good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“black grouper” (9 reviews)
“caesar salad” (13 reviews)
“lamb” (6 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
500 Palm Avenue, Boca Grande, FL 33921
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Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

The total dinning experience was beyond all our expectations. Outstanding is an understatement. We began dinner with a wine bottle of Stags Leap Chardonnay. We enjoyed the most interesting and delicious Caesar salad in the world and a wonderfully tender black grouper. The cream brûlée...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2016

really a fabulous experience, even got a to go cup for our coffee when we were in a hurry to get to an activity in the morning from breakfast LOVED IT

Thank TheHoppFamily
Reviewed May 30, 2016

We visited with a business group, over Memorial Day weekend, which is after their busy season. Dinner is more laid back (more casual) than during their peak season, but still just so beautiful, great food. Best of all, this Inn keeps the "old Florida" alive...More

Thank bearbunch1
Reviewed May 25, 2016

All of the staff were over the top in helping my wife celebrate her birthday. Simon Pound was extremely helpful in making sure that my wife got the dessert she loves (Zabaione/Zabaglione). My step-son ordered a surprise bottle of champagne through a "Brianna". The wait...More

2  Thank scubabob50
Reviewed May 21, 2016

This is a very comfortable room overlooking beautiful lawns and swaying palms. The chairs are reminiscent of the plantation lifestyle. The food is perfectly prepared and the selection is varied. The wine list is extensive. I cannot say enough about how wonderful and attentive the...More

2  Thank SiouxCitySueFL
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Made reservation previously, arrived early to 1/2 empty dining room, were told would have to wait, chef could only manage 2 larger parties. Food was OK, as was service. Certainly nothing special!

Thank David G
Reviewed May 10, 2016

The food is excellent, using much local and fresh caught ingredients and prepared by someone who clearly cares about the combination of unique flavors and a beautiful presentation. The service is impeccable, one never waits for a glass to be refilled, or a question to...More

1  Thank bluewar
Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We had heard the food was great, but this exceeded every detail. Lamb and filet both cooked perfectly, wonderful service and nice surprises for my birthday. We will come back and we will dine here again

1  Thank Tim B
Reviewed May 4, 2016

This long standing restaurant that has catered to several presidents and their families is a first class dining experience. Dinner requires jackets for the men. Local fresh Seafood is their specialty but well prepared steaks are also available. Reservations during the busy tourist season are...More

1  Thank ricetom
Reviewed April 25, 2016

A trip to Boca Grande isn't complete without a visit to the Gasparilla Inn. Food is great. I've been amazed how everything on the breakfast buffet stays fresh and moist. I often make a meal from the many delicious appetizers on the dinner menu. The...More

1  Thank Terry P
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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
March 17, 2016|
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Response from cmhitch | Reviewed this property |
Best to give them a call but I'd guess a jacket for gentlemen, no shorts for anybody and no denim whatsoever. Give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $50
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 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
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
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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