10 Best Waterfront Dining Spots In Naples, Florida

waterfront dining in naples fl

If you think about luxury living, watersports, country clubs, and good food in the south, then Naples in Florida should come to mind. Naples is home to some of the most prestigious golf courses and high-end shopping places near the Gulf of Mexico. The area is surrounded by an array of white sandy beaches and crisp and calm water. Food lovers come here to sample dishes at some of the best restaurants with breathtaking scenery. These award-winning eateries offer your palate an explosion of delicious and unique flavors. Take a look at some of the best waterfront dining spots in Naples, Florida that welcome the glamorous elite.

1. Gumbo Limbo

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Posted by Naples Life on Wednesday, 15 May 2019

This casual oceanfront restaurant is located at the stunning Ritz Carlton Hotel and serves amazing seafood and well-curated cocktails. If you looking for a spot where you can catch some of the best sunsets in South West Florida while sipping Gumbo Punch, which is a concoction of spiced rum, banana liqueur, orange juice, grenadine, pineapple juice and a topping of dark rum, this is the place to be. While that goes down, make sure to also try out the wide selection of tasty food from the menu to enjoy the full experience that this place has to offer.

Gumbo Limbo

Address: 280 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Naples, FL 34108, USA

Website: Gumbo Limbo

Opening hours: 11am - 8:30pm (daily)

2. The Turtle Club Restaurant

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Posted by The Turtle Club Restaurant on Vanderbilt Beach on Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Located in a prime position right off the white sandy beach, is this stunning cosmopolitan restaurant with a laid-back beach feel to it. This dining space offers visitors amazing sunset views and ocean views. If you plan to drive here, then you can have peace of mind about looking for a parking space, as the restaurant offers valet parking. On the menu, you can expect to find meals such as coconut fried shrimp, ceviche and other delicious seafood dishes. There is plenty of seating to choose from, from a formal indoor seating area to an outdoor sun lounge.

The Turtle Club Restaurant

Address: 9225 Gulfshore Drive North, Naples, FL 34108, United States

Website: The Turtle Club Restaurant

Opening hours: 11am - 2:30pm, 5pm - 9pm (daily)

3. Baleen

Posted by Baleen Naples on Friday, 10 November 2017

This high-end facility has a menu that is mainly focused on offering diners gourmet seafood dishes using the best seasonal and organic ingredients. The restaurant is set in a garden space that overlooks the white sand and blue vast ocean. It is the perfect location to escape for a romantic dinner as the ambiance at night is set with mood lighting. Couples can dine here while listening to the sound of the water under the canopy of stars at night. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and the friendly staff is well trained and ready to recommend some of the best dishes to try from the well-curated menu.


Address: 9891 Gulf Shore Dr, Naples, FL 34108, USA

Website: Baleen

Opening hours: 7am - 10pm (daily)

4. M Waterfront Grille

Posted by M Waterfront Grille on Wednesday, 12 September 2012

A design-inspired contemporary restaurant offers a cutting edge continental menu that features fresh seafood steaks, house-made pasta, and light lounge plates that highlight organic flavors. The chef also prepares innovative dishes from time to time. The servers pay special attention to detail and are always ready to recommend some of the best offerings from the menu. The award-winning comprehensive menu features a wide selection of vintage wines that you can enjoy while gazing at the magnificent views of the Venetian Bay.

M Waterfront Grille

Address: 4300 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, The Village on Venetian Bay, Naples, FL 34103

Website: M Waterfront Grille

Opening hours: 12pm - 2:30pm, 3:30pm - 9pm (daily)

5. Bayside Seafood Grill & Bar

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Posted by Bayside Seafood Grill & Bar on Wednesday, 17 April 2019

This multi-level restaurant is a go-to destination in Naples. The famous eatery is a favorite among locals and destination travelers. The upper deck offers stunning views of the bay and one can enjoy a spread for lunch or breakfast. Live music is offered all year round from the upper deck and there is a bar and an open-air lounge on the deck with sun umbrellas. The cafe located on the first floor of the restaurant and serves traditional dinner entrees and light-fare dishes for smaller appetites.

Bayside Seafood Grill & Bar

Address: 4270 Gulf Shore Blvd N, Naples, FL 34103, USA

Website: Bayside Seafood Grill & Bar

Opening hours: 11:30am - 10pm (daily)

6. HB's on the Gulf at The Naples Beach Hotel

Posted by HB's On The Gulf on Saturday, 30 December 2017

This restaurant serves well-presented seasonal and organic ingredients that the chef formulates to create some of the best-tasting dishes in town. The meals are delicious and mouth-watering with views of the golf course during breakfast and lunch. During the evening guests may enjoy dinner while admiring the views overlooking the gulf.

HB's on the Gulf at The Naples Beach Hotel

Address: 851 Gulf Shore Blvd N, Naples, FL 34102, USA

Website: HB’s on the Gulf at The Naples Beach Hotel

Opening hours: 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5:30am - 10pm (daily)

7. MiraMare Ristorante

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Posted by MiraMare Ristorante on Thursday, 20 December 2018

Indulge in palate-pleasing seasonal fare at this restaurant overlooking Venetian Bay with a menu that has amazing dishes and cocktails. Expect to find meals such as Guazzetto di Cozze O Vongol - sautéed mussels or clams in a light spicy tomato sauce or white wine sauce, or try out the salmon with lemon juice, olive oil, minced garlic, chopped oregano, and parsley.

MiraMare Ristorante

Address: 4236 Gulf Shore Blvd N, Naples, FL 34103, USA

Website: MiraMare Ristorante

Opening hours: 11:30am - 3pm, 4pm - 10pm (daily)

8. Riverwalk at Tin City

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Posted by Riverwalk Restaurant - Naples, FL on Saturday, 4 May 2019

A rustic and authentic seafood restaurant that showcases some of the best and freshest food in town. This casual and laid-back restaurant is set on the banks of Gordon River with a peaceful walkway to enjoy long strolls. Some of the other offerings on the menu include a selection of innovative salads, sandwiches, pasta, and steaks. It is a great stop for locals and tourists in Naples.

Riverwalk at Tin City

Address: 1200 5th Ave S #45, Naples, FL 34102, USA

Website: Riverwalk at Tin City

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 9pm; Sun: 10:30am - 9pm

9. T-Michaels

Posted by T-Michaels Steak & Lobster on Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Come unwind after a long day at this tranquil setting that offers visitors a place to relax while gazing at gorgeous water views during sunset. Order a cocktail or two from the menu that has a wide variety of food and drinks on offer. The main specialties on the menu are classic steak and lobster fare along with signature dishes from the land and sea. Keep a lookout for the ongoing daily specials.


Address: 4050 Gulf Shore Blvd N, Naples, FL 34103, USA

Website: T-Michaels

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 4pm - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 4pm - 10pm

10. The Dock At Crayton Cove

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Posted by The Dock at Crayton Cove on Sunday, 12 May 2019

At this restaurant, food is served dockside. The open-air restaurant overlooking Naples Bay in historic Crayton Cove at the city dock specializes in seafood dishes and they have been doing so for decades. The Dock is an important part of Naples history and the flavors of the food here have a distinct Carribean and Latin influence.

The Dock At Crayton Cove

Address: 845 12th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102, USA

Website: The Dock At Crayton Cove

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 9pm; Sun: 10:30am - 9pm

Enjoy amazing food and spectacular views at these top restaurants in Naples

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If you are looking for a restaurant that offers a setting for enjoying breathtaking sunsets and fresh, delicious and well-prepared food then check out these best waterfront dining in Naples.

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