Whether you want a quick bite or an indulgent sit-down meal, if you’re looking for Old Naples restaurants, we’ve got you covered. Old Naples, the historic downtown neighborhood on Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast, is filled with exquisite shopping, easy beach access, and plenty of places to eat.
To help you narrow down your options for Old Naples restaurants, we’ve gathered a list of ideas, grouped by cuisine:
1. American Cuisine
American cuisine includes a wide range of meals, often infused with local flavors and specialties. Whether you are in the mood for irresistible nachos, hand-made pasta or a specialty burger with all the fixings, you’ll find plenty of options for American Old Naples restaurants.
A few Old Naples restaurants that serve American cuisine include:
Hob Nob Kitchen & Bar
720 5th Ave South, Suite 101
Serving upscale American cuisine, including fresh beef and fish dishes, small plates, daily pasta specials, and farm-fresh pairings of beef, chicken, or pork with fresh vegetables.
360 12th Ave South
Located in the south end of Old Naples, The Bevy serves a new American cuisine, including brunch and cocktails in a unique indoor/outdoor space. Enjoy their fresh, creative salads, their wide range of delicious specialties, or dip into their brunch menu.
699 5th Ave South
In the heart of downtown Old Naples, Ocean Prime is open nightly for dinner. Enjoy the highest quality ingredients and a made-from-scratch menu. Ocean Prime serves first-class steak, chicken, and pork, along with fresh-from-the-ocean seafood and sushi.
Ridgeway Bar & Grill
1300 3rd Street South
Celebrating 50 years in business, the Ridgeway Bar & Grill is a classic staple of Old Naples restaurants. Serving beloved American cuisine—everything from meatloaf and mashed potatoes to beef steak burgers, shrimp, fish, and chicken pot pie—you’ll find something for everyone.
2. Italian Food
If you’re in the mood for the comfort of a warm Italian meal—think risotto, pizza, pasta, gnocchi, or lasagna—with tomatoes, pesto, and all the flavors you love, be sure to check out the Italian Old Naples restaurants. You’ll find plenty of variety, including sit-down only and delivery options. Don’t forget the tiramisu!
A few Italian Old Naples restaurants:
Campiello Restorante & Bar
1177 3rd Street South
Featuring rustic contemporary Italian meals, including savory meat cooked over open fires and pizzas from the wood burning stove, this fine-dining experience includes regional flavors and delicious options for everyone.
878 5th Ave South
This inviting restaurant features light, airy pizza dough, a full pasta menu and an authentic, Italian experience.
466 5th Ave South
In the quaint atmosphere of a restored Italian farmhouse, Osteria Tulia features exquisitely prepared rustic Italian cuisine, including handmade pasta and homemade local specialties.
700 5th Ave South
Featuring classic Italian cuisine and stunning décor in the heart of Old Naples, Vergina delivers authentic Mediterranean flavors with a strong focus on Italian meals.
3. Seafood Specialists
If you’re craving clam chowder, lobster bisque or classic sea bass, you won’t need to look far for Old Naples restaurants that feature fresh, mouth-watering seafood. Nestled at the edge of the Gulf of Mexico, many restaurants in Old Naples offer some form of seafood on their menu. For those who want a deeper menu, however, you’ll want to find the Old Naples restaurants that specialize in seafood. Here are a few great options:
Captain & Krewe
629 8th St South
Fresh, local seafood, simply prepared, Captain & Krewe features casual indoor and outdoor dining.
Truluck’s Ocean’s Finest Seafood & Crab
698 4th Ave South
Truluck serves the ocean’s finest seafood and fresh Florida Stone crab. Ask about reservations and private dining.
301 5th Ave South
From salmon crudo, garlic prawns, and tuna tartare, to wood-grilled whole fish, calamari and muscles, you are sure to satisfy your seafood cravings at the beautiful Sails restaurant. Events and private dining are available.
4. Burgers and Pub Fare
Sometimes, you just want a burger. Lucky for you, if a craving strikes while you’re in Old Naples, you won’t have far to go to sample some of the best options in Southwest Florida. Whether you are after something quick or want the comfort of pub fare—classic or more upscale—you’ll find plenty of options.
Here are just a few of the craft and casual Old Naples restaurants to find that burger:
330 9th St South
Deliciously crafted burgers, dogs and more. Be sure to look for their burgers featuring cheese, avocado or fried eggs. Don’t forget sweet potato fries on the side!
Old Naples Pub
255 13th Ave South
In the heart of historic Old Naples, a short walk from Naples Beach, the Old Naples Pub features a romantic, vine-filled atmosphere and a wide range of tasty snacks, burgers, fish and sharable dishes.
Seventh South Craft Food & Drink
849 7th Ave South
Visit the bar and lounge of Seventh South Craft Food & Drink to find your favorite comfort foods with a twist—from tuna tataki nachos, to dill pickle hummus and, you guessed it, a delicious prime burger.
5. Coffee & Tea Shops
Of course, whether you’re taking a break from shopping or planning to hit the beach, a neighborhood coffee or tea shop makes the perfect pit stop for a sip of comfort and a quick bite to eat. Old Naples is filled with one-of-a-kind coffee stops for your morning drink.
The Brick Coffee & Bar
531 5th Ave South
Visit this comfy spot with brick-lined walls and living room furniture for coffee, tea, lunch, dinner, drinks or beer and wine.
Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii
1307 3rd Street South
Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii serves Hawaiian blends, 100% Kona coffee, espresso drinks and dine-in or to-go breakfast treats. Be sure to try their signature latte with their famous coffee ice cubes.
Brambles English Tea Room
340 5th Ave South
Brambles English Tea Room, established in 1995, proudly serves traditional tea service, featuring over 50 flavors of tea, scones, and sandwiches on English Bone China.
Old Naples, famous for its shopping and luxury real estate, offers a wide range of dining options. If you’re in the mood for a quick bite, you’ll find plenty of casual and light fare options. If you are interested in sitting for a more formal meal, be sure to call ahead to make reservations, as Old Naples restaurants can fill up quickly.
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