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9891 Gulf Shore Drive, Naples, FL 34108
+1 239-598-5707
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Quick Bites, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: BALEENnaples - famously known for exquisite fine dining, is the signature...
BALEENnaples - famously known for exquisite fine dining, is the signature restaurant of Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Baleen. The numerous accolades and awards for the South Florida dining at Baleen of LaPlaya have come from such well know publications as the coveted Conde Nast Traveler Gold List and the Great Hotels ranking of Travel + Leisure. Most recently, Baleen was awarded Wine Spectators Award of Excellence - Pleasing to the palate and the eye alike, Baleen Naples mixes Old Florida charm with elegant candlelit elegance. Beautiful chandeliers and soft mahogany furnishings set the tone for an elegant dining experience. Baleen spills out through the grand doors to our breathtaking terrace with tables overlooking the sweeping beach and ends with a collection of tables for cocktails in the sand next to the fire pit. Whether seated in an indoor epicurean enclave or a barefoot beach table, visitors can indulge in three daily seating's at Baleen Naples with options including a breakfast menu with a Gulf Coast twist on traditional favorites. With exceptional entrees and an extensive selection of wines the dinner menu is filled with local ingredients and beautifully composed dishes. For the guest looking for light fare enjoy our bar menu in the cocktail section with an array of seafood selections as well as sandwiches and appetizers. The intimate beach fire pit and Baleen Bar feature a fantastic wine-by-the-glass program, as well as extensive list of martinis and classic cocktails. If Florida seafood restaurants with beautiful waterfront dining views appeal to you, Baleen, Naples will more than fill the bill. The Baleen menu selections may also be enjoyed from the comfort of your guestroom, served to you by our excellent LaPlaya Room Service staff. For the ultimate dining experience please inquire about our over the top private dinners on the beach.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
A Naples Must

Beautiful , elegant romantic restaurant over looking the gulf. I really wanted a place just like this while I was in Napkes and this did not disappointed. We sat outside on the covered porch with candles watching the sunset. Started with oysters which were great and moved on to the halibut and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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long island, ny
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  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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long island, ny
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful , elegant romantic restaurant over looking the gulf. I really wanted a place just like this while I was in Napkes and this did not disappointed. We sat outside on the covered porch with candles watching the sunset. Started with oysters which were great and moved on to the halibut and the lobster risotto.. Ended our meal with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Food was delicious, waiter was friendly. View is incredible. Was on the patio, which was clean and well kept for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We ate the Prix Fix meal and it was exceptional! Wine list is good, too. Eating by the beach is a wonderful treat.

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New York
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My wife and I enjoyed the amazing views and very good food at Baleen. We started with the Blue Point Oysters, which were served perfectly chilled and were wonderfully fresh, bright and briny as they should be. I enjoyed the lobster risotto and my wife had the halibut special. We were both pleased with our selections. Better than dinner was... More 

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Joe B, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback! We are extremely pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food and the beachside ambiance during your visit. On behalf of the Baleen team, thank you very much for joining us; we hope to see you again soon! Kindest regards, Joe Britz Baleen Restaurant Manager | jbritz@laplayaresort.com More 

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Booked in last minute to this restaurant and the storm cleared just in time to see the sunset from our table! Food was lovely and great service.

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Joe B, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this review

Good afternoon Laura! Thank you very much for your contribution! We’re so happy the weather cleared up for you, and you were able to enjoy your dining experience alongside a beautiful Naples sunset! Looking forward to having you back! Take care, Joe Britz | Baleen Restaurant Manager jbritz@laplayaresort.com More 

Buffalo, New York
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Delicious Food, Beautiful Décor, Excellent Service!!! The view is first rate and the wait staff was very pleasant.

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Joe B, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this review

Good afternoon JPat! Thank you so much for the great feedback! Your short review goes an awfully long way with our TripAdvisor community and we’re extremely grateful. If you have the chance, please share your experience with friends and family. Thank you! Sincerely, Joe Britz | Baleen Restaurant Manager jbritz@laplayaresort.com More 

annapolis, md
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90 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The experience my husband and I had dining at Baleen was close to perfection. We booked for our anniversary and from the time we arrived the ambiance, staff, food and overall enjoyment of our evening was exceptional. The ambiance: a window table for two overlooking the Gulf (we asked for inside seating because it was h o t out). No... More 

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Joe B, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this review

Good afternoon! Wow! Thank you so much for spending your anniversary with us and for writing such a wonderful review! The way you described your experience with us is greatly appreciated and nothing short of “impeccable”! Our team will be very pleased to read it! Thank you! Joe Britz | Baleen Restaurant Manager jbritz@laplayaresort.com More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My mother and I had an amazing experience here. Our server Chris was friendly, helpful and extremely knowledgeable and made some great recommendations for us. My arugula salad was fresh and refreshing, and our steaks were absolutely perfect. Furthermore, it was great to be able to sit and enjoy a meal on a gorgeous beach front without being rushed through... More 

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Joe B, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this review

Good afternoon Christina, Thank you very much for the detailed review! We’re very pleased you enjoyed your dining experience with us and we’ll be sure to recognize Chris for his service. Our team is extremely grateful for your kind words. Thank you! Sincerely, Joe Britz | Baleen Restaurant Manager jbritz@laplayaresort.com More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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185 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

While the menu was service were certainly passable, the scenery store the show on the night we visited. We experienced a gorgeous Gulf Sunset followed by a natural light show. We witnessed a two-hour long thunderstorm...violent at times...moving west to eats. In other words, we watched the thunderstorm as it moved from the land to the Gulf, and it was... More 

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Joe B, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you so much for your contribution! It’s not often we have such magnificent thunderstorms, but they can certainly be quite a show and we’re glad you enjoyed it! That’s being said, it’s extremely important to us that our guests perceive our food and service as being far better than “passable” and we apologize if we fell short... More 

naples, florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for a cocktail before dinner and while the bar has a very pleasant ambiance, there was a noticeable lack of substance beyond the views. The drinks were just average. While I don't mind spending up to $25 for a carefully executed cocktail, what they served here was no better than what you would expect from a neighborhood watering... More 

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Joe B, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate and agree with your observations so please accept our apologies regarding the Moscow Mule. Our locals and their contributions are very important to us. We sincerely appreciate your help. Thank you! Joe Britz | Baleen Restaurant Manager jbritz@laplayaresort.com More 

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Additional Information about Baleen Naples

Address: 9891 Gulf Shore Drive, Naples, FL 34108
Phone Number: +1 239-598-5707
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Naples
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $30 to $80
Cuisine: French, Caribbean, American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9891 Gulf Shore Drive, Naples, FL 34108
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Naples
  • Phone Number: +1 239-598-5707

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $30 to $80
  • Cuisine: French, Caribbean, American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business

Description

BALEENnaples - famously known for exquisite fine dining, is the signature restaurant of Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Baleen. The numerous accolades and awards for the South Florida dining at Baleen of LaPlaya have come from such well know publications as the coveted Conde Nast Traveler Gold List and the Great Hotels ranking of Travel + Leisure. Most recently, Baleen was awarded Wine Spectators Award of Excellence - Pleasing to the palate and the eye alike, Baleen Naples mixes Old Florida charm with elegant candlelit elegance. Beautiful chandeliers and soft mahogany furnishings set the tone for an elegant dining experience. Baleen spills out through the grand doors to our breathtaking terrace with tables overlooking the sweeping beach and ends with a collection of tables for cocktails in the sand next to the fire pit. Whether seated in an indoor epicurean enclave or a barefoot beach table, visitors can indulge in three daily seating's at Baleen Naples with options including a breakfast menu with a Gulf Coast twist on traditional favorites. With exceptional entrees and an extensive selection of wines the dinner menu is filled with local ingredients and beautifully composed dishes. For the guest looking for light fare enjoy our bar menu in the cocktail section with an array of seafood selections as well as sandwiches and appetizers. The intimate beach fire pit and Baleen Bar feature a fantastic wine-by-the-glass program, as well as extensive list of martinis and classic cocktails. If Florida seafood restaurants with beautiful waterfront dining views appeal to you, Baleen, Naples will more than fill the bill. The Baleen menu selections may also be enjoyed from the comfort of your guestroom, served to you by our excellent LaPlaya Room Service staff. For the ultimate dining experience please inquire about our over the top private dinners on the beach.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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