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Mangrove Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Old Naples
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878 5th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102-6606
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very busy restaurant that we thought would be another run of the mill restaurant, that you seem to get in America but honestly our 3 coarse budget menu was one of the best meals we've had in America ever!! Unfortunately it seems this will be its last year of trading as the landlord is massively putting up the rent!! such... More 

Thank R L
Toronto, ON
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always come to Mangrove Cafe with friends on our annual visit to Naples. This place never disappoints with outstanding and friendly service, even with a large group of 14 people. Each couple enjoyed the special with a bottle of wine and 2 dinners. As always specials are delicious and a great value for the price. Great atmopshere and a... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal here over a year ago , reluctantly. On a previous visit the serving staff tried to load a heavy tip on the bill , which we spotted and adjusted . Personally I would not have visited again , but as it was not my choice I had to go along with it . Imagine my surprise when... More 

Thank Nick C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

It is the end of the off season in Naples and Mangrove was running a 2 for $39 dinner special including a bottle of wine. The red wine was not the best but as part of a 2 for $39 deal is was certainly drinkable and my wife and me finished and enjoyed it. Dinners come with a nice salad... More 

Thank Tom H
Cape May and Cumberland Counties
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

This is often the place we go with friends. The food is consistantly good and the service is great. This is our first stop when we plan an evening on 5th Avenue.

Thank NJsSouthernShoreDMO
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Excellent dinner, having walked the length of 5th avenue reviewing menus all much the same, came to this restaurant at the very end. Special offer on for $39.00 for two entrees, bottle of wine, salad and bread, can't go wrong we had four different meals all the food was excellent. Service was super especially Jan (?) our server, and the... More 

Thank KazM1702
Naples, Florida, United States
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

I have been there twice before. They run a special dinner for two and a bottle of wine. Last night was my third trip, price is a give away and we have enjoyed the food, but last night was the best. My wife and I do not enjoy the sand wines, so what bottle to choose? Problem solved, they offered... More 

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United States
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142 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

They have a special for two meals and a bottle of wine for under $40. A total bargain for some really good food. We had four different entrees and they were all excellent. The service was also outstanding.

Thank NHDad86
Marco Island, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Great happy hour and you can dine at the bar if you like. Always happy with our dinner, as we have eaten her many times. Miss the red fish they used to have on the menu, but the snapper is awesome. Great dinner special with a bottle of wine.

Thank Sandi S
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Their dinner special is really an excellent deal. You'll be hard-pressed to find a meal that nice on 5th Ave for that price. I had the salmon, which was excellent. I asked for the rice to be substituted with mashed potatoes, but it came with rice anyway. Not a big deal. The server definitely seemed to just be tolerating us,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 878 5th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102-6606
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Naples>  > Old Naples
  • Neighborhood: Old Naples
Mangrove Cafe is the longest existing restaurant on Naples' famed 5th Ave South. The discriminating restaurant is known for its quality fresh local seafood, especially their signature dish sweet and Sour Snapper and
creative Global Comfort Cuisine.
Mangrove's motto, Think Global, Eat Local, is uniquely presented on its menu and Wine Spectator Award-winning wine list.
You'll appreciate the flawless service and recognize your server; they've been there for years. Check out our website for our current menu and pricing. Like us on Facebook for news, updates and upgrade dinner specials

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?