Seafood is always best when it's fresh and, when you're in a place like Naples, Florida along the gulf coast, there is plenty of incredible fresh seafood to enjoy. Across the city there are plenty of unique, fun, and sometimes fancy seafood restaurants that are some of the best in the country. Here are a few favorites in alphabetical order as we couldn’t possibly rate them.
Bay House – Overlooking the Cocohatchee Bay, the Bay House is regarded as one of the area’s best seafood restaurants. Its coastal décor and working fireplace make this cozy spot a perfect place for date night.
Captain & Krewe – This seafood market and raw bar is located just off popular Fifth Avenue South and has developed quite a reputation for its oysters, tuna BLT and blue crab sandwich. Open for lunch and dinner.
FISH — Located on the bay, FISH is known throughout Naples for its fresh selection of seafood including oyster shooters, sushi and sashimi. The perfect spot for a romantic indoor or outdoor dining experience.
OceanPrime — You’ll absolutely love the vibe of this Fifth Avenue restaurant and the many delectable dishes that OceanPrime serves. Be sure to make a reservation ahead of time as this is a popular restaurant for date nights, celebrations and business meetings.
Sails – Excellent is the word that comes to mind when describing Sails Restaurant. Select your own fresh seafood here, poundage and preparation: wood-grilled, salt-baked or seared a la plancha.
Sea Salt – Part of the Aielli Group, this is the flagship restaurant of noted chef Fabrizio Aielli. Nested in the heart of Third St. S., Sea Salt is recognized far and wide for its calamari, grouper, lobster and more.
Swan River Seafood – While its shopping center location and bright interior lights might fool you, Swan River Seafood is a local favorite with fresh seafood that comes from its adjacent market. Open for lunch and dinner, you’ll surely want to try their crab cakes.
The Turtle Club — The Turtle Club is so close to the beach that their outdoor dining is actually on the sand! A favorite of the year-round locals, The Turtle Club is a must-visit to experience true beachside dining and the freshest seafood available.
Truluck's — Truluck's is fine dining at its finest, complete with all the amenities you would expect such as valet parking and live music. Exceptional seafood dishes and an upscale ambiance that will make for a memorable dining experience.
USS NEMO — USS Nemo truly has something for everyone on the menu with plenty of fantastic seafood options. Their sea bass, grouper and lobster risotto keep locals coming back for more.
Naples, Florida isn’t just known for its seafood, it’s home to vibrant arts, plenty of shopping, world-class beaches, and more, making it one of the great places to retire in the country. Visit our website or give us a call at 239-842-2828 to learn more about Moorings Park Communities.