Best of Food
a year the staff of NaplesBest.net and a select group of
judges convene to discuss the awards. This group is charged
with selecting our winners. The awards are based upon a
number of criteria including quality of product, level of
service, and the businesses value to the local lifestyle.
- Bimini's Beach Club - There
is an assortment of 24 plus on the menu of fabulous appetizers.
Price range $6.00-19.00
- Tony's Off Third - For the best of Eureopean Style
bake goods: Breads, cakes, pies, pasties. 1300 Thrid St
Bagel Factory - The seating is a number of 10 but, this
is where you could find some great tasting New York Bagels.
Grab your bagels here and head out for the sunrise on the
beach. 277 N. Collier Blvd.
Dog - American Coney Island - Tamiami Trail N &
99th 239-593-5196 (Across from Pelican Marsh entrance) Not
a hot dog stand, but a great hot dog restaurant run by two
brothers who offer hot dogs 8 different ways plus 12 other
sandwiches (chicken, Philly cheese steak, corned beef and
more) salads and home made soups! You can also have a Bud
with your hot dog. Open 11 am - 3:30 PM, closed Sunday.
- The Coffee Beanery Marketplace At Pelican Bay, 8803
Tamiami Trail N. 239- 594-0088 Open from 7 AM - 9 PM The Coffee
Beanery features as espresso bar, freshly brewed coffee, coffee
beanery originals plus a tea menu. There are wonderful and
fresh baked goods, gracious service. Eat inside or on the
sidewalk cafe. Coffee Beanery also offers twelve specialty
sandwiches and wraps. It is NaplesBest coffee!
- Il Bellagio -Is an award winning family owned restaurant
with a glamorous interior yet comforable setting. Live italian
music is played on certain nights. Bayfront Place, Goodlette-Frank
Road South & U.S. 41; 239-430-7020
Restaurant - Lemonia reminiscent of a luxurious clubhouse
with British Colonial decor This is at the The
Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples
2600 Tiburon Drive 239-593-2000
Yo! Bella Napoli Pizza - We tried four
and dee's guys had the best. We found that wine or beer is
served here and that is rare at a pizzeria. We didn't try
the other locations so wid doos you're on your own.
- Lemonia - The
Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, $45 per person will
provide an unlimited bloody marys and champagne. An all you
can eat brunch buffet with examples of seared salmon bouchee
with lentil ragout in a cumin-scented lemon vinaigrette and
peach creme brulee with roasted duck, as well as assorted
sushi and chilled Jonah crab claws. The assortments are forever
endlessly decadent. Sunday brunch served from 11:30 a.m. to
2:30 p.m. (The restaurant is also open for breakfast, lunch,
light fare and dinner daily.) Food:Tuscan and international
cuisine. 2600 Tiburon Drive 239-593-2000
- The Snook Inn - Go here to have great cheesecake and
at the same time sit overlooking the beautiful Marco River.
1215 Bald Eagle Dr. San Marco Island 239-394-3313
Fix - Olde Marco Fudge Factory - Fudge in many flavors!
20 Marco Lake Dr 239-642-5200
- Culinary Center of Naples - 3030 Hordeshoe Dr. South
- (not fast food) -
Seafood - Bay House Restaurant - This is one of the most
well respected places in Northern Naples that serves fresh
seafood dishes. It overlooks the beautiful Osprey Bay and
the Cocohatchee Wildlife Preserve. Try to stayin the tables
that have views of the surrounding waterways.
Steaks - Red Fire Grill - An all together rustic, romantic
and casual setting. Try some signature dishes such as Steak
au Poivee with Dijon Cognac sauce and fresh planked Grouper
with Duchess potato. 257 N. Collier Blvd. Marco Island.
Salad - Chickee
Bar's - This waterside restaurant will enlighten a tourist
with the cool breezes, island music, tall tropical drinks
and sunsets while enjoying one on the best salads. 11000 Gulf
Shore Drive North Vanderbilt Beach, FL 34108 239-597-3151
on the Bay - The Boathouse 990 Broad Ave. South
at the bottom of 9th Street Open 4:00 PM daily, Sunday
at Noon 239-643-2235 Dining on the water with views of passing
pelicans and boats, a $13.50 complete dinner from 4:00 to
6:00 PM, (Noon to 6 on Sunday) with snappy service in a nautical
setting, make The Boathouse a popular Naples restaurant. They
have the best "seafood gumbo" in town. You can cut
it with a knife. Both inside and open air covered dining are
offered complete with valet parking.
- Handsdown - Publix Supemarkets - They are everywhere!
Presently there are "16" in the Naples - "Collier
County Area". If you're out of milk...don't worry a Publix
is right around the corner. Check the phone book for one near
Sushi - Fujiyama
Steak House Of Japan - One of the best sushi bars! If
you have a guest attending your party that detest the idea
of eating raw fish, try their fabulous hibachi table which
is hosted by a chef that will actually cook everything right
there in front of you right on the table. 2555 North Tamiami
Food - Bankok Sushi - Yes, not only do they have sushi
but, vegetarian specialties too! (If you're a strict vegetarian
and you feel like being daring, try the sushi while your there.