Hotels, Restaurants, Marinas


The Gasparilla Inn and Club
Boca Grande’s historic Gasparilla Inn and Beach Club has been greeting its guests since 1912. Many fourth generation families continue to make their annual visits here and  have long standing reservations for the same rooms or cottages year after year. Excellent service, exceptional food, and a touch of the past all play an important part in the success of the Inn. Call the reservation office at (941) 964-2201 for more information about this historic, beautiful and romantic hotel.

The Innlet on the Waterfront
The Innlet is located directly on Boca Grande Bayou. Check-in office at the entrance-way on East Railroad Avenue. Amenities include a pool, a play area, charcoal grills, a designated parking area for trailers and a boat ramp and dockage on the bayou.
(941) 964-2294.

Island Restaurants

Boca Grande offers a variety of dining options ranging from “grab and go” and haute cuisine. The island’s restaurants tend to vary their hours of operation throughout the year. We suggest a call in advance, especially during the late summer and early fall.

The Inn Bakery
A full-line bakery featuring hearth baked bread, pastries, muffins, scones, cookies and desserts. Subs, soups. Inside and cafe style seating. A coffee bar with espresso, cappuccino, latte, mocha and hot teas. Hours vary. 384 E. Railroad Avenue.

Dolphin Cove
 Breakfast from 7am ’till 10:30am daily and lunch 10:30 ’till 2pm. Box lunches available to go. Casual and relaxed. Open 7 days. Golf cart rentals too!

Sisters Restaurant
Located at Railroad Plaza, is traditional Italian flair – including pizza. Dining inside or al fresco on the deck. Carryout available.

The Eagle Grille
The Eagle Grille, located at the Boca Grande Marina (formerly Millers Marina) serves lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday. Fine dining upstairs, casual fare dockside at Miller’s Downstairs. Located at 220 Harbor Drive.
941- 964-8000.

Gasparilla Inn
The dining room of the Gasparilla Inn, as well as the Gasparilla Inn Beach Club at lunch, are periodically open to non-guests of the hotel on a space available basis. For more information, call the Inn at 941-964-2201.

The Temptation Restaurant
The Temp Bar
The Caribbean Room
The Temptation Restaurant and Bar offers lunch and fine dining in the restaurant fronting Park Avenue. The bar is a local “Old Florida” treasure. Reservations recommended. The Caribbean Room offers a lighter version of favorites from The Temptation’s kitchen or the Temp’s regular dinner menu. The atmosphere is casual with its own mural of Boca Grande Pass at Tarpon Time. On Park Ave. (There is a rear entrance on West Railroad Ave.). Reservations not required, but suggested.

Loose Caboose
Located in downtown Boca Grande’s historic Railroad Depot, you can enjoy luncheon on the patio overlooking the center of town or inside in the actual passenger waiting room of the depot. Ice cream of many flavors is made every day from the richest, sweetest cream in Florida. Also offered are frozen yogurt and fat-free, sugar-free ice cream. Carry-out available.

The Outlet
The Outlet at the Innlet is located, coincidentally, at the Innlet Motel at 11th and East Railroad Avenue. Breakfast is served from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. – but is available all day – and lunch is offered from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Pink Elephant
The Pink Elephant has been a Boca Grande favorite for more than 60 years. Reservations are accepted, and limited dockage is available for boats up to 45 feet. Lunch is generally served from noon until 2 p.m. Dinner from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Closed Mondays. Major credit cards are accepted. Located at the bayou at 5th Street.

PJ’s Seagrille
PJ’s Seagrille is located inside the historic Theater Building on Park Avenue. Dining options range from dining in the main dining room, to a tropical porch setting, to the upstairs secluded library balcony. “Fishtales” Lounge is tucked behind a 250-gallon saltwater aquarium and offers a lighter fare menu. Open Mondays through Saturdays. Reservations recommended for dinner.

South Beach
The only public restaurant on the Gulf of Mexico’s sandy beaches. Casual and fun. Open seven days a week, 11 a.m to 10 p.m.


Historic Whidden’s Marina is located on the bayou between markers 2 and 3. The marina offers fuel, bait, ice and beverages.

Inn Marina
Located on the bayou, the marina can be accessed from the south at channel marker #2, or from the north by heading between markers #4 and #5. In addition to dry or wet storage, the marina has several full-time mechanics on duty and a well-stocked parts department.

Boca Grande Marina
Formerly Millers Marina. Located between ICW markers 2 and 3, Boca Grande Marina offers 20 transient slips, bait and tackle shop, shower and laundry facilities, golf cart rentals, a ship’s store, ice, fuel. Open seven days a week, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dock Master’s Office: 964-2100

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