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“Off the beaten path....” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Jack's River Bar - CLOSED

Jack's River Bar
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Bar, American, Seafood, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Description: Naples Harbour offers two distinct dining and event venues. Jack’s River Bar celebrates life on the Gordon River and is so well hidden away that Jack’s motto is, “They’ll never find you here”. Jack’s offers a funky, comfortable atmosphere where the action is usually centered around the rockin’ pool bar featuring some of Naples’ most popular musicians. Jack’s menu is a tribute to American comfort food, served in huge portions at great prices. Enjoy drink specials each weekend, wild and crazy contests and events. Bring your bathing suit and your appetite, and you’ll be right at home at Jack’s River Bar. For a more intimate and elegant dining experience, try our sister restaurant Gordon's on the River, located just upstairs from Jack's.
Naples, FL
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Off the beaten path....”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

The downstairs version of Gordon's On The River is a small bar/restaurant, that could pass for an upscale Sports Bar, with prices a little on the heavy side.

Visited February 2013
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deltaraider21
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105 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Do not, I repeat DO Not Go there in season.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2013

We keep our boat at the Naples Harbour Yacht Club, Jack's is located there. This past Sunday we waited over an hour for a hamburger, which after it finally arrived was so dry from sitting under the heat lamp in the kitchen, that we could have sanded a room of hardwood floors with it. Since we didn't have an hour to wait for a fresher one, we didn't send it back. When we finally got our bill we made the server wait because we wouldn't see him again if we let him go. The place was crowded but that was because the service was so slow. Even on a good day Jack's is only average, with so many good places to eat in Naples, there is no reason to go there.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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376 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
“Worth a detour”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2013

This eatery is within Naples Harbour marina club. If you are not a member then when you arrive you will be issued with a temporary membership card which lasts for 7 days. We went there with the purpose of having a relaxed meal at Jack's River Bar, and it is a relaxing venue. The food was good and reasonably priced with a large selection of sandwiches, burgers and more expensive entrees. There was a buzz about the place on the Friday evening we went. The service was very pleasant, if a tad slow. This place is behind Naples airport at the end of a long road, do not be put off by this, it is worth the trek. It is hard to believe that it is in the middle of Naples.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Stuart B
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Naples, Florida, United States
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Food good. Drinks great. Service OUTSTANDING”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2012

Always sit at the bar, especially if Lori (?sp). If you can't get Lori then at least get April as your server. The food is good - a little pricy for what you get. It's a great (unknown) local bar and it's one of the few that are on or at least near the water.

Visited December 2012
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ashland, ky
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Nice place to unwind”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2012

We found this through restaurants.com, which is a nice money-saver, never would have stumbled on it otherwise. They have an indoor restaurant, which was like a morgue the day we were there, but out on the deck there was a party (or a few parties) goin' on! They have a pool and deck chairs as well as regular dining tables and a bar. This was on a Sunday afternoon, and a few people may have got an early start on their drinking, but they were not obnoxious at all, just having fun. There was live music, which ended too soon, but he'd probably been there all afternoon. The hostess kept everything under control, and was great to notice we were waiting and waiting for our food, got personally involved in making sure we were served and made it worth our while for the wait. Food was EXCELLENT and plentiful, I had to get dessert to go. I'd definitely go back!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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