The Capital Grille – 9005 Mercato Drive, Naples, FL 34108 – Jackets required. Reservations are recommended. This restaurant is a bit pricey, but the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion, or simply enjoy a romantic night out.
Shula’s Steak House – 5111 Tamiami Trail N., Naples, FL 34103 (in the Hilton Hotel) – Reservations are recommended. This restaurant is good for anything from a client meeting to a night out with friends. The food is great and the football memorabilia that adorns the walls gives the restaurant character.
Chops City Grill – 837 5th Ave South, Suite 200, Naples, FL 34103 – Reservations are recommended. Another great restaurant with excellent steak, wine, and a great atmosphere.
USS Nemo’s – 3745 Tamiami Trail N., Naples, FL 34103 – Reservations are recommended. From the outside the restaurant doesn’t look like much, but it’s a local favorite for its seafood. It consistently prepares the best sea bass in the area.
M Waterfront Grille – 4300 Gulf Shore Blvd N., Naples, FL 34103 – Reservations are recommended. This restaurant sits right on the water, though it doesn’t have an open deck area. Very good seafood, though a bit on the expensive side.
Swan River Seafood – 3741 Tamiami Trail N., Naples, FL 34103 – Right next door to USS Nemo’s. Swan River offers a fish market, raw bar, and restaurant. A great place for a casual seafood lunch that won’t break the bank.
The Turtle Club – 9225 Gulf Shore Dr, North Naples, FL 34108 (at Vanderbilt Beach) – Reservations are recommended. If you’re looking for a great restaurant that is literally right on the beach (some tables are set up on the beach) then the Turtle Club is highly recommended.
Yabba Island Grill – 711 5th Ave South, Suite 207, Naples, FL 34103 – Reservations are recommended. The restaurant is located right next to the Sugden Theater, which makes it the perfect place to eat before enjoying the latest play put on by the Naples Players. Dining is more casual, but the food is great and it’s a fun atmosphere that gives you a taste of the Caribbean.
Sushi Thai / Sushi Thai Too – (various locations around Naples) – The sushi here is always fresh, the staff are attentive, and the food is amazing. They have locations on 5th Avenue, Naples Park, Airport-Pulling Road, and Bonita Springs.
Araya Sushi – 2650 Immokalee Rd, Naples, FL 34110 – This is a new sushi place that just opened next to Sam’s Club (on the corner for Immokalee Road and Airport-Pulling Road). The sushi is fresh and the food is great.
Komoon Thai Sushi & Ceviche – 1575 Pine Ridge Road, Unit 9, Naples, FL 34109 – The food is great – a perfect place to go for a quick lunch. The outside doesn’t look like much (located in the corner of a strip mall that’s seen better days) but don’t let that scare you off.
Agave Bar & Grill – 2380 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Naples, FL 34109 – Located right next to a new shooting range, this restaurant has an “old western” or even Spanish feel to it. It features modern American cuisine, which tastes amazing. They recently refreshed their image and menu.
Masa Restaurant – 9123 Strada Place #7135, Naples, FL 34108 – Reservations are recommended. Located amongst the Mercado shopping area, across the street from the Silverspot theater, Masa, while relatively new, has established itself as a local go-to place for either lunch or dinner. It features contemporary Mexican dishes that are well-cooked and delicious.