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The Boathouse on Naples Bay

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Wed, 10/16
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#127 of 320 American in Naples
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Sponsored by: The Boathouse on Naples Bay

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Best Waterfont Restaurant
1. Best Waterfont Restaurant
"One of the few restaurants overlooking the water - a high priority"
Astazou
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2. Seafood is amazing
2. Seafood is amazing
"The crab melt, boathouse combo, and paella dishes were fantastic"
Penny1963
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3. Exceptional service
3. Exceptional service
"The location is great, the service out of this world"
Hamro_III
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About
Seafood has been a decades-long love affair here in Southwest Florida. The Boathouse on Naples Bay, overlooking the glistening waters in historic Downtown Naples at the City Dock, has mastered this love affair like no other in the area. Wrapped in floor-to-ceiling windows, with seating indoors and out, the Boathouse on Naples Bay offers unprecedented views and a wonderful, historic and unpretentious atmosphere. We prepare the abundance of just-caught fish and seafood, flown in daily, with the freshest seasonal sides. Our menu also offers premium Midwestern beef and poultry, Old World pasta dishes, crisp, garden fresh salads, hardy sandwiches, succulent burgers, and innovative daily specials
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Healthy
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to dinner two nights during our week in Naples and both times the food was excellent. We ate seafood both times and the one meal I had was the 1/2 lobster, shrimp and scallops with pasta and it was excellent. The restaurant is...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Jane P
BrendaBH, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse on Naples Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for posting your review, Jane P. We're honored that you dined twice at the Boathouse on Naples Bay during your week in Naples, and, that you found the food to be excellent! We are crazy about seafood and we guess you are, too. The...More

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Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

We chose The Boathouse for several reasons...extensive menu with lots of seafood, on the water with great views, and dog-friendly. We were all extremely pleased with our selections. The lobster bisque is something you should not miss. Two days later I am still dreaming of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Julie K, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse on Naples Bay, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Sharon, we are so delighted you took the time to share your experience with us, we are so appreciative! We so love what we do and this reminds us of why. Trey is a valuable member of our team and we will certainly pass along...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I called into The Boathouse for dinner unplanned and we were both delighted with the whole experience. Our waiter was understated and extremely confident and our seafood courses were absolutely delicious. We have been many times previously and have had a poor...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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BrendaBH, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse on Naples Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks, DSDurham, for your wonderful review! We appreciate that you took the time to post. What a great way to describe our waitstaff - understated and confident! We couldn't have said it better ourselves. It's terrific that your seafood dishes were "absolutely delicious". We are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have dinner here every time we are in Naples which is once a year. We love the vista and the seafood menu. We have never had a negative experience. Child friendly.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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BrendaBH, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse on Naples Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to post your review, Namesarealltaken! We're proud to know that you choose to dine with us every time you are in Naples. We're glad you love the glistening water view as much as we do, and, that you enjoy our...More

Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

Went twice while on holiday which says a lot. The food is excellent especially the fish. We sat with a view over the water great atmosphere. Very friendly helpful staff.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank peter r
BrendaBH, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse on Naples Bay, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2019

Thanks for your review, peter r, and for dining with us twice during your holiday visit! It's wonderful to know that you found our food to be excellent and our staff friendly and helpful. We agree, the view is fantastic! We couldn't have said it...More

Reviewed September 3, 2019

We come here regularly, love the bar and Rodney the bar tender. Decided to have our anniversary meal there too. The server got my husbands meal wrong, she went away to remedy the error while I sat for 10 mins with my steak sat in...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Barbara H
BrendaBH, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse on Naples Bay, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2019

Hello, Barbara H - It's wonderful to hear that you love our bar and our fabulous bartender Rodney, but, disappointing to know that your anniversary meal was not everything you hoped it would be. Occasionally, we don't get things just right and we do our...More

Reviewed August 29, 2019

As it was our Anniversary we wanted a nice lunch that was dog friendly. Glad we spotted here. Extremely polite and the food was very good. Each got a lunch fish special that was good exactly as we wanted and tasted great.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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BrendaBH, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse on Naples Bay, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2019

Thanks very much for taking the time to post your review, 145scottk! We're so glad that you found us and that you and your dog enjoyed our pet friendly outdoor dining. We know how great it is be able to bring your dog along. It's...More

Reviewed August 28, 2019

Great outside dining and cold drinks. We have gone for late lunch, appetizers and cold drinks after a day on the water. Very relaxing with good food and service.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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BrendaBH, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse on Naples Bay, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2019

Thanks so much for telling us about your visit, diane184! What a great idea to visit us après-boating! As you know, we are located at Channel Marker 4, in Naples Bay. With a 100 ft. dock directly adjacent to our waterfront wall of windows and...More

Reviewed August 21, 2019

We found this by the bay thanks to BringFido.com. We ate outside under the roof. Some of the outside is not under roof. Inside looked very spacious. The blackened grouper sandwich was very good. The wife got the Beyond Meat Burger and loved it. Service...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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BrendaBH, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse on Naples Bay, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2019

Thanks so much for posting your review, mahiman03! We are glad to know that you and your pet found us online and that you enjoyed our outdoor, pet friendly Lido Deck. We agree that the blackened grouper sandwich is very tasty - it's a customer...More

Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

It’s a real shame. We come to Naples for 20 years and it’s the first time we had dinner here. Warm welcome and nice table at the window front. Due to warm weather we preferred inside seating, in cooler months the outside tables also look...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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BrendaBH, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse on Naples Bay, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2019

Hello, ViennaMichael! It's wonderful of you to tell us about your recent visit to the Boathouse on Naples Bay. We are so glad, that after all these years of visiting Naples, you have finally found us! We can totally understand your desire to enjoy our...More

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Response from JesseHenry | Reviewed this property |
I really can’t remember. The food was not that good so I focused on that.
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Yes, part time during off-season.
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Response from Napleshappygirl | Reviewed this property |
3:30 to 6:30 everyday. At tables and bar.
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