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Gaspar's Grotto serves Weekday Breakfast every Monday - Friday from 7 am - 10 am
$5.95
3 Egg Cheese Omelet
Served‎ with hash browns, and your choice of  two bacon strips, two sausage patties, or ham steak
$5.95
Three Eggs Your Way
Served‎ with hash browns, and your choice of  two bacon strips, two sausage patties, or ham steak
$8.95
Meat Lovers Breakfast Skillet
A skillet full of onions, peppers, sausage, bacon, ham, and cheese and topped with two eggs your way. Served with hash browns.
$6.95
Two bacon, two sausage patties or ham steak $+ 2.00
Grilled chicken and cheese $+ 3.00
Biscuits and Gravy
Two biscuits slathered in in gravy and served with  hash browns.
$6.95
Breakfast Sandwich
Two eggs scrambled with cheese, and your choice of bacon, sausage, mojo pork or ham - pressed
$2.00
Pressed Cuban Toast
$3.00
Pressed Cuban Cheese Toast
$1.00
Single Egg Your Way
$1.95
2 Biscuits
Sponsored by: Gaspar's Grotto

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Breakfast? Here?
1. Breakfast? Here?
" Breakfast was fantastic. Simple, portioned perfectly, food."
EROCNYC
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2. Best Sunday Brunch
2. Best Sunday Brunch
" This is the best brunch hands down! "
Gina F
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3. Cool local bar!
3. Cool local bar!
"you can't beat a place with a $2 shot+beer special."
MikeRoush49
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About
Gaspar's Grotto is often referred to as " The must see establishment in Tampa for visitors". It is perennially named one of the World's Best Bars. Located centrally in Historic Ybor City, it is the best place in town for visitors to get a sense of Tampa history, culture and cuisine. Gaspar's Grotto celebrates the Cigar Industry, the Gasparilla celebration and season and the Pirate roots of the legendary local pirate Jose Gaspar. It is a unique establishment operated by a retired Sea Captain and his wife, aptly named The Head Bar Wench. The Grotto is a combination of all the world's best drinking establishments that were visited by the Captain during his 25 year seagoing career. It is truly unique
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
FEATURES
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Disclaimer: We had a first seating on a Sunday morning or Brunch. I do not drink alcohol and I eat normal (for my body size) portions. Had I known the following I would have suggested a different spot. What impressed me: The ambiance, the manager...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kathikini
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Everything from food, drinks, service and decor impressed me from the moment I walked in. Our server Kelly was flawless, and the man working the door and restaurant I could just hug! This man explained with enthusiasm and pride how certain artifacts were found across...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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eric s, Owner at Gaspar's Grotto, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind words. My wife and I have spent this last half of our lives trying to provide the experience that you just articulated. It means so much to us. Thank you. Regards Eric S. Owner

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Didn't have a server so the manager Tabitha took care of us. She was very nice and made sure we left happy. The food was very good. My husband is very picky when it comes to sea food. We had the fish tacos and were...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 742mistit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now I must start off by saying we were there the Monday night after Gasparilla weekend so most the town was still hung over. The place has a cool vibe so we stopped in for some drinks and wings. Nothing wonderful but the staff was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Phil J
eric_gasparsgrotto, Owner at Gaspar's Grotto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Come back anytime. We are always happy to see new friends Regards Eric Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing fish tacos. Tasted like the fish came off the boat five minutes before It was served. All the other ingredients fresh as hell too. The beans and rice side was so good you could have that as a meal of its own. Well worth...More

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Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tropiccid
eric_gasparsgrotto, Owner at Gaspar's Grotto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you. Come back soon and we can do it again! Regards Eric Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food and service! We went to this restaurant twice in 3 days! The pulled pork sandwich is outstanding!

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Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Susan S
eric_gasparsgrotto, Owner at Gaspar's Grotto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the nice words. Hope you see us again soon. Regards Eric Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in for lunch. Eric was our waiter and he was fabulous. Made excellent recommendations. I had a shrimp, crab, spinach quesadilla. Best ever. Can't wait to go back and have another one.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 13betty
eric_gasparsgrotto, Owner at Gaspar's Grotto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

And we can't wait to see you again Regards Eric Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on Sunday for brunch and we had a blast. It´s an excellent place to just sit and chill with your friends and wait for the hang over to move out of your body while you listen good live music and great vibes. In...More

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Date of visit: January 2019
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eric_gasparsgrotto, Owner at Gaspar's Grotto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Well keep an eye out for you next Sunday! Regards Eric Owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walking through Ybor City, Gaspar's Grotto looked like a cool place to have lunch and enjoy the aftermoon. Turned out that this was wrong. The menu read so appetizing but our opinions ranged from 'Eh' to 'disappointing'. The margaritas weak. The food was served lukewarm...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RhondaF497
eric_gasparsgrotto, Owner at Gaspar's Grotto, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Very sorry for your disappointment. Try us again and I'm sure you'll have a much better experience Regards Eric Owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can eat indoors or out. The food is excellent and the service is good. Specialties are local food - devil crabs, black beans.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tampacate
eric_gasparsgrotto, Owner at Gaspar's Grotto, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. Cone back soon. Regards Eric Owner

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January 10, 2019|
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May 17, 2018|
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no. not private seating for 35 eric owner
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