Banquet Room
Banquet Room

Grand Ballroom

Offering breathtaking views of the bay, the Grand Ballroom is the largest banquet room available, accommodating up to 250 guests with a built-in dance floor. Give guests star treatment with the Grand Ballrooms private entrance and stunning floor to ceiling ocean views. 

Pelican Room

Impress guests with views of the Rusty Pelican’s beautiful gardens and dazzling views of Tampa Bay through floor to ceiling glass windows. This room offers breathtaking front row seats to gorgeous Florida sunsets. The Pelican Room seats up to 100 guests with a built-in dance floor.

Coral Room

Give guests an unforgettably beautiful tropical view in the Coral Room. Entertain 100 guests with convenient access to drinks and libations with its built-in bar and private entrance. 

Bay Room

The perfect location for smaller private parties, the Bay Room features a magnificent fireplace, an artfully crafted stained-glass window, stunning views of the bay, and its own private entry. The Bay Room can host up to 50 guests.

Tampa Room

For more intimate settings, the Tampa Room can host up to 50 guests, and provides its own private entrance and built-in dance floor. Here guests can enjoy breathtaking views of the bay.  

The Wedding Gazebo

A beautifully sweet outdoor ceremony location, the Wedding Gazebo offers a private garden setting overlooking the beautiful waters of the bay. With award-winning views, the Wedding Gazebo can accommodate up to 250 guests and is the ideal backdrop for a picture-perfect wedding. 

Indoor Ceremony

Indoor ceremonies at the Rusty Pelican feature grand ocean views, spacious areas with high ceilings and room for customized decor, as well as cool indoor temperatures for those hot Tampa days. 

Rusty Pelican is proud to be part of Specialty Events. Specialty Events’ unique portfolio of venues feature impressive event spaces that offer full-service event planning, with breath-taking views on the water, in the hills and along the runway.  


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Private Luncheon
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Grand Buffet
Private Party
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Contact Us:

To speak with one of our trusted and experienced Event Specialists, please call 813.281.1943 or email You can also place your inquiry by filling out the request form below.

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2425 N Rocky Point Dr, Tampa, FL 33607


Phone: 813-281-1943





Mon - Thur: 11am - 3pm
Fri & Sat: 11am - 3pm
Mon - Thur: 4:30pm - 10pm
Fri & Sat: 4:30pm - 11pm
Sun: 4:30pm - 10:00pm
Sun: 10am - 2:30pm


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About Specialty Restaurants Corporation (SRC)

SRC, founded in 1958 by World War II Army Aircorp veteran, David C. Tallichet Jr., has been an industry leader for more than 50 years with a portfolio of 21 award-winning restaurants throughout the United States, including distinguished restaurants such as Orange Hill in Orange County, Castaway in Burbank, Proud Bird in Los Angeles, Rusty Pelican in Miami, Florida, Whiskey Joes in Tampa, Florida and countless others. All of SRC’s restaurants are in beautifully appointed locations that offer breathtaking panoramic views of city skylines, waterfronts or airports. Renowned for their extensive special events capabilities, the SRC portfolio also includes Specialty Events and SRC Event Group featuring on and off-site event production, coordination and design services. Specialty Events is a full-service event planning service for the SRC restaurants providing flawless, unforgettable celebrations from an intimate casual dinner for two to a corporate retreat or an elegant dream wedding. For more information visit, or

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