About

Gaspar’s Grotto is Tampa’s world-renowned Pirate Bar & Restaurant. Located in Tampa’s Ybor City’s Historic District, Gaspar’s pays homage to the legendary local pirate Jose Gaspar and celebrates Tampa’s immigrant past.

Gaspar’s features a wide selection of dining and entertainment options including award-winning food and strong, plentiful and reasonably priced drinks.

Gaspar’s nightlife features 3 large bar areas in 1 venue for a “One Stop Bar Hop”. There is always something different going on, including nightly drink specials, Night Trivia, Tampa’s Best Friday Night Ladies Happy Hour featuring designer purse give-away every week and more.

We offer live entertainment 7 days a week with an entertainment calendar your favorite local DJ’s and musicians.

Gaspar’s Grotto is known for it’s “Sunday Booze Cruize Brunch” featuring over 50+ feet of delicious food prepared by Cap’n Hook and his crew. Every week the menu is slightly different but always includes a carving station, raw bar, omelet station, pasta station, smoked salmon, assorted hot dishes, desserts, pastries and more!

The cost is $39.95 per adult (kids 6-11 are $17.95 and under age 5 are free). This includes the Captain’s Gift to you of Unlimited Free Champagne and Mimosas and your 1st carafe of vodka for our Bloody Mary Bar.

Gaspar’s Grotto makes the perfect setting for private events of all sizes with pirate décor, an extensive menu plus indoor and outdoor spaces to handle events from mild to wild.

Captain Hook and his crew can handle catering for groups from 10 – 500+. Our catering packages include our Famous Hog Wild Pig Roast, boxed lunches, plus all of our regular menu items. Captain Hook can work with you to come up with a menu to fit your budget and dietary needs.

Gaspar’s Grotto is the perfect setting for events of all sizes, including:

  • Anniversary Parties

  • Awards Banquets

  • Appreciation Dinners

  • Baby & Bridal Showers

  • Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

  • Birthday Parties

  • Cocktail Parties

  • Fundraisers

  • Retirement Dinners

  • Team building exercises

  • Retirement Dinners

  • Other Special Events

You can even get married by real Sea Captain for only $6.99 with Gaspar’s Complete Wedding Package!