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The French

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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner

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Award-winning Chef Vincenzo Betulia offers casual French classics, lighter fare and coastal dishes in an informal, convivial and bustling neighborhood brasserie. The French is a slice of the Belle Epoque in the heart of Naples.
$10 - $48
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
French, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Bottom line for you, the reader, is we had the good meal, in a comfortable & casual atmosphere, exceptional table service with a normal Naples 5th Ave price. My bad ... alway thought The French was a upscale, tablecloth, formal with a ultra high priced...More

Date of visit: October 2019
2  Thank Track1089
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband made reservations for an early dinner (between 4:30 PM and 6:00 PM). At that time, The French offers a three-course dinner for $39 per person. We were seated by the French doors along Fifth Avenue. I started with a frose and my husband...More

Date of visit: October 2019
2  Thank NapDonna
Reviewed 1 week ago

We frequent Naples a few times a year and The French is one of our favorite places to drink and dine. It has a great atmosphere, delicious food whether you are looking for appetizers or full meals, live dinner music and excellent service. We often...More

Date of visit: October 2019
3  Thank NaplesVacationers
Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

While visiting in September I decided to return to this spot to give their lunch/brunch a try (after doing their prefix menu before for dinner) and I am so happy I did. I came with my parents and since it was Sept the street was...More

Date of visit: September 2019
2  Thank SammiDeRosa
Reviewed August 19, 2019

Just dropped in here for drinks, expensive but worth a visit, didn’t have food here but will come and visit again great to sit at the bar and chillMore

Date of visit: August 2019
2  Thank Graham M
FrenchNaples, Owner at The French, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2019

We're so thankful that you stopped in for some of our delicious, hand-crafted cocktails, Graham! We love to read that you enjoyed your time with us. We'd love to see you back again next time for delicious food and a great atmosphere. We look forward...More

Reviewed June 30, 2019

The French is like stepping into Paris! From the hexagonal floor to the black and white subway tile, this is the ultimate in French decor and cuisine.More

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank BrittanyS1810
FrenchNaples, Owner at The French, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2019

Hello, Brittany. Thank you so much for your kind words about our place! We're so glad that our ambiance and decor suited you well, and swept you away to Paris for the evening. We're pleased to know that you enjoyed our authentic cuisine and we...More

Reviewed June 26, 2019

They recommend this restaurant it was lovely. The food was wonderful. This restaurant was new on5 the Ave not far from the beachMore

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank k l
FrenchNaples, Owner at The French, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2019

We're thrilled to hear that their recommendation suited you well, and that we provided fantastic food and an excellent getaway for you! We appreciate this incredible rating and your kind words. Hope that we'll have the pleasure of seeing you again next time here at...More

Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

Awesome. As always a great spot to eat amazing French cuisine. The escargot is fantastic you can not go wrong with the onion soup one of the best , you think you are in France. The personnel are outstanding they truly take care of their...More

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank mistyterri
FrenchNaples, Owner at The French, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2019

Thank you so much for joining us at The French. We could not be happier to hear that a trip to join us feels like a trip to France right here on our beautiful 5th Avenue. This is what we aim for, every time. Thank...More

Reviewed June 18, 2019

one of our favourite restaurants in Naples,Fl, the French. Classy, you can eat inside or outside. Food excellent and service is great. Ask for Mont to be your waiter, very knowledgeable about the food, wines etc. and what a personality, like having your own private...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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FrenchNaples, Owner at The French, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2019

Hello, Maureen! Thank you so much for joining us at The French and for this incredible rating. We love nothing more than to hear that we are one of your favorite places to dine in Naples serving consistently great cuisine, a classy environment, and phenomenal...More

Reviewed June 12, 2019

An early dinner for two at The French- off season on a Tuesday during “Restaurant Week” - in Naples proved for us to be a bit of a mixed bag... The restaurant’s indoor area (decor reminiscent of a turn of the century French brasserie) is...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank andreasmodugno
FrenchNaples, General Manager at The French, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2019

Good Evening AndreaSModugno, My name is Jason Zadorski, General Manager here at The French. I wanted to thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. I am glad you were able to take advantage of restaurant week. Restaurant Wweek is a wonderful opportunity...More

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June 30, 2017|
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Response from Richard K | Reviewed this property |
Mailly Champagne is not on their fairly extensive wine list.
May 24, 2017|
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Response from Steffi818 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Jim! You will Love Naples!! It's my favorite place!! A few things you may like: The French - 5th Ave. - Steak Frites Campiello's - 3rs Street - Short Ribs Mino's - down by Tin city - tagliatelle w meat sauce... More
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April 26, 2017|
Response from TheFrench365 | Property representative |
Hello Debbie, You can find our Brunch menu on our website under the "Menu" drop-down and select the Lunch/Brunch option. The menu is the same for everyday of the week. Only difference is we open at 10am on Sunday for Brunch... More
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