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The Gasparilla Inn Main Dining Room

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500 Palm Avenue, Boca Grande, FL 33921 (5th Street)
+1 941-964-4535
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18:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 09:30
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Sun - Sat 18:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 09:30
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 10:30
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Center Harbor, New Hampshire
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Gasparilla Inn for our wedding anniversary last month. It was such a special evening! The food was wonderful and the service was fabulous! The staff knew it was our anniversary and they had printed special menus with our names on the top wishing us a Happy Anniversary. We will be back again soon!

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Thank lakelife4us
Boca Grande, Florida
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Just have to post about our meal in the Inn's Main Dining Room last evening. We are 40-year Gasparilla Island residents, who have watched the Gasparilla Inn literally blossom in recent years. The current ownership and management have been working diligently to update the property with a reverence for its original historical elegance. One of the most significant improvements has... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

I will preface this review by saying that I was raised in a rather upper crust household, vacationing in places like the 5-star Cloister in Sea Island, the Palm Beach Breakers, and Badrutt's Palace in St. Moritz. IOW, I know how to dress and comport myself in nice places. But I'm not a snob. Nor am I wealthy. I appreciate... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Both our meals were the best we have ever had. Entrees were duck and salmon. Very properly prepared and served with excellent sides. Quantities were modest, but totally adequate... And left room for dessert. Nice wine list, too.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Fine dining experience old Florida style. Food and service above excellent. Friendly staff and management made our dining experience a delight. Don't go to Boca Grande without visiting this beautiful historic place.

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Hobe Sound, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Located in an Historical Register Inn elegant, fine dining. Imagine traveling to Florida as the trains forged their way to the Florida Keys. Facility in keeping with the generation of travelers from Grove Park Inn, Greenbriar and others of that era.

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Plantation, Florida
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 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 was the best one anywhere. Our only regret was that we tried other restaurants in... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 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

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 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 and well. The dining room has a good dinner selection; something for every taste, and... More 

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New York
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 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 staff were attentive but not hanging over us, or pushing us. The specially printed menus... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 10:30
Monday
18:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 09:30
Tuesday
18:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 09:30
Wednesday
18:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 09:30
Thursday
18:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 09:30
Friday
18:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 09:30
Saturday
18:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 10:30
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?