Located in the Village on Venetian Bay of North Naples, MiraMare Ristorante is the ideal place to enjoy delectable Italian dinner without paying the usual upscale Naples prices. In addition to classic dishes like V=val Scalloppini, risotto and lobster ravioli, its location right on the bay is also one of the main attractions. The kitchen follows the traditional order of appetizers, first course and second course then dessert, respectively. From the antipasti list, the real buffalo mozzarella from Campania is usually recommended and the parmigiana di melanzane (eggplant Parmesan) as the first course is a wonderful choice. The second entree menu presents a wide variety of veal, chicken, beef, lamb and fish preparations that will satisfy any omnivore. Moreover, don't forget the dolci, where the Tiramisu and cannoli reign supreme.
Old Naples Pub has the atmosphere of a British alehouse albeit with American food on the menu. Guests at the pub will find a full panoply of beers and wine, as well as a menu filled with American classics like salads, soups, sandwiches and burgers. Everything is priced reasonably and the quaint courtyard is a great place to dine. There is live music throughout the week and there is never a cover charge.
The motto of this restaurant is 'If we can we will', and when it comes to innovative dishes and daily specials, the slogan is quite apropos. The menu consists of mostly American comfort food, with items like burgers, salads, sandwiches, pizza, soups and wraps. Every day of the week, Blue Monkey has some insane specials, for example, on Mondays guests receive a complimentary bottle of wine when they purchase two Filet Mignon entrees, or Thursdays, when a prime rib dinner is offered for under 20USD. Overall, a great choice to hang out with some locals and don't forget to bring the kids on Tuesday, when they can eat for free.
Located right at the edge of the Gordon River in downtown Naples, the Tavern on the Bay offers great beers and better-than-average pub food. On the menu, the Ahi Tuna Sliders are highly recommended as well as the ones made with short-ribs. The tavern also has events throughout the month like Craft Beer Nights, UFC Night and 'Bar Wars' which include guest bartenders in competition to be the best. The atmosphere is casual and service is always friendly, both good reasons to stop by.
The intimate setting of this restaurant gives the effect of a small, Italian home that has invited you in for a hearty meal. The menu is comprised of the old favorites like pasta, meats, and antipasti. The flavors are a fusion of northern, central, and southern Italian cooking. The portions are filling and come at a reasonable price. One look at the Bosco e Mare (seafood and vegetables over capelli pasta) and you'll exclaim, "That's amore!"
Serving classic pub food, Sand Bar is a great place to enjoy a drink or a meal. Guests can order from not one but two breakfast menus, as well as dinner menus and the extensive list of "What Made Us Famous," which starts off with the World Famous Sand Bar Fish Platter and the World Famous Sand Bar Fish Sandwich. Open from sunrise to long after sundown, this is one place where the fun never seems to stop: with darts, pool, video games, and 20 televisions, this is more than just a restaurant. Take advantage of the full bar, happy hours, events.
Choose from more than 350 wines at the bar and sit leisurely, savoring each sip of the drink along with some of the most loved steaks of the area. Popular for its range of dry-aged steaks, dining at the Capital Grille is a treat for the senses as well as the pockets, due to its high-end prices. Nevertheless, a meal here is worth much in terms of the memories that it provides. Right from the welcoming staff to the flattering dishes, everything sets the mood for a great experience. The ambience is classy and sleek, with wooden furnishings and floor carpets adding to the appeal.
With locations from coast-to-coast, Truluck's has expanded across the U.S. for a reason. The restaurant has garnered rave reviews since the opening of its original location in Houston and the reviews here at this Naples branch are no different. This location is best known for its Florida Stone Crab Claws which disappear from the menu as quickly as the season arrives. For those who seek something other than seafood, the kitchen has some amazing USDA Prime cuts on the menu, however most come for the fresh seafood.
Burn by Rocky Patel is part cigar lounge part nightclub that offers Naples residents something different other than your typical dance club. Of course, guests can find signature Rocky Patel cigars as well as brands like Macanudo, Alcántara, Alonzo Menendez and many others. The full-bar and dance floor with resident DJs brings the entertainment every night of the week and the VIP area is top-notch, where service is unparalleled and the walk-in humidor made of Spanish Cedar holds over 150 different types of cigars.
The Crazy Flamingo has an informal, bar-like quality with excellent food. They do not have a wait staff, but offer daily food and drink specials. The menu is diverse, featuring oysters, buffalo wings, fried ravioli, stuffed jalapenos, and the catch of the day. The Crazy Flamingo has darts, a pool table, video poker, and TVs suspended from the ceiling so you can catch the latest game. They have beer and wine selections and an ATM (they don't accept credit cards).
Experience an old-fashioned evening that never goes out of style. Thanks to the Old Marco Pub and Restaurant, no time machine is nesecary. Relax instead with a fine glass of wine and a classically prepared meal. For such a small restaurant, the menu is extensive. Diners can browse selections for steak, seafood, chicken, pasta, and eggplant. Several vegetarian dishes, in the form of pasta and eggplant, are available. The Italian preparation is simple and delicious. The white wine sauces are wonderful with the light seafood. Most of the beef is without additional frills except for the Beef Braciole which is tenderloin with fresh mozzarella, herbs, and tomato. Open Monday to Saturday from 4:30 p.m.