TAMPA, FL (September 15, 2021) -- The Gasparilla Music Festival (GMF) presented by Coppertail Brewing Co. announced its food lineup for the 10th annual music fest taking place October 1-3 in Tampa’s Curtis Hixon Park. Continuing the tradition of celebrating the delicious cultures of Tampa Bay, all participating food vendors are local, independently owned and operated.

Ty Rodriguez, co-owner of Tampa’s Rooster & the Till, is back for his 10th year as GMF’s Director of Food & Beverage. “We are excited to be back and showcasing so many of the restaurants that make Tampa special,” said Rodriguez. “We can’t wait to see everyone’s smiling faces.”

GMF has added four new restaurants to this year’s lineup – Cena, King of the Coop, Lolis Mexican Cravings, and Spaddy’s Coffee.  These additions round out one of the most diverse ‘food’ festivals in the state and offer a broad slice of Tampa’s ever growing food scene.

Joining the new restaurants are returning Festival favorites Big Ray’s Fish Camp, Cafe Hey, Nebraska Mini Mart, Dochos Latin Bistro, Ella’s Americana Folk Art Cafe, Ichicoro, and many more. With an incredible selection of food, drink, music and more, GMF 2021 is a true celebration of all things Tampa Bay.   

The complete menu lineup is below and at

Big Ray’s Fish Camp – Grouper Sandwiches & Peel and Eat Shrimp
Cafe Hey – Cuban Sandwiches – Vegan Truffle Mac & Cheese
CENA -  NDUJA Meatball Subs & Italian Sausage
Dochos – Chicken & Seafood Rice Bowls
Dough Nation – Cookie Dough & Ice Cream
Ellas Folk Art Cafe – Chicken & Waffle Sandwich
Ichicoro – Yakisoba & Gangchu Dog
Independent Bar & Cafe – Belgian Frites
King of the Coop - Chicken Tender Baskets
Kona Ice – Shaved Ice & Novelty Ice Cream
Lolis Mexican Cravings - Tacos
Nebraska Mini Mart- Kick Ass Vegetarian (or Not) Nachos
Parnell Foods – Lemonade
Shadrach’s Fiery Furnace - Wood Fired Pizza
Spaddy’s Coffee Company - Coffee
The Bricks - Bird and Pig & The Goodness Wrap
Whatever Pops – Gourmet Ice Pops

Media contact
Michelle Gutenstein
Phone: 862-368-6576
Photos available upon request.