Gaspar’s Grotto is Tampa’s world-renouned Pirate Bar & Restaurant located in the middle of the 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” where there is always something different going on, including nightly drink specials, Tampa’s Best Friday Night Ladies Happy Hour plus a calendar full of schedule of 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. The cost is $39.95 per person and 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. Enjoy lunch, dinner or Sunday Brunch inside the Grotto or outside on our pet-friendly Galley Patio.

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.


Gaspar’s can handle all events, including:


  • Awards Banquets
  • Appreciation Dinners
  • Happy Hours
  • Cocktail Parties
  • Fundraisers
  • Team building exercises
  • Bachelor and bachelorette parties


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