My 9 Favorite Restaurants To Experience In Naples, Florida

Sails Restaurant Sails Restaurant, nestled at the intersection of Third Street South, earns acclaim as the top dining destination, offering an exquisite seafood experience curated by industry veterans Pavicevic and Ryan with impeccable service and rare, globally sourced ingredients.

Chops City Grill Skip Quillen's trio of Fifth Ave. establishments shine, with Chops standing out post-makeover for its lavish ambiance, premium steaks, and sophisticated retro decor, including velvet banquettes, silver-threaded drapes, and an impressive exhibition kitchen.

Nosh On Naples Bay Nosh, Naples' latest addition to upscale dining, offers a more relaxed and innovative atmosphere than its downtown counterparts, boasting an intimate yet vibrant 150-seat space overlooking the resort's picturesque yacht harbor, with lunch and dinner service available Tuesday through Sunday.

Sea Salt At Sea Salt on Third Street South, Fabrizio Aielli's flagship restaurant sets the standard for upscale seafood dining, offering sustainable catches, locally sourced ingredients, and an extensive wine selection in a chic yet inviting atmosphere, complete with a unique salt bar and whimsical culinary surprises.

21 Spices By Chef Asif Head away from downtown Naples for affordable global cuisine at 21 Spices, led by celebrity chef Asif Syed, known for his Indian food revival and exquisitely approachable dishes, set in a tastefully designed space with Indian-inspired decor and a display kitchen.

Celebration Park Celebration food truck park offers a variety of cuisines from barbecue to Greek, alongside a waterside open-air bar featuring daily live music from 6–9 p.m., making it one of Naples' liveliest dining spots.

Molcajetes Molcajetes, a popular Mexican spot near Celebration, offers an authentic atmosphere and a diverse menu inspired by Mexico City eateries, with a second location in North Naples.

Bar Tulia In North Naples, Mercato stands out as a vibrant hub for dining and shopping, featuring a variety of high-end chain restaurants. Bar Tulia, a spin-off by Chef Vincenzo Betulia, offers an Italian pub ambiance with a steampunk twist, serving up both classic Tulia dishes and innovative Mediterranean creations.

Joe’s Diner Joe's Diner is a classic comfort food spot in North Naples, boasting retro decor and more than two decades of serving diner favorites.