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Baleen Naples

9891 Gulf Shore Dr, Naples, FL 34108-2019
+1 239-598-5707
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (32 reviews)
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07:00 - 22:00All hours
Caribbean, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
9891 Gulf Shore Dr, Naples, FL 34108-2019
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11 - 20 of 1,167 reviews

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Chef John Sexton prepared a delicious vegan salad and entree for me. The flavors and presentation were "over the top". I only wish I had taken a photo. My husband and two friends all enjoyed seafood appetizers and entrees. Everyone said their dinner was delicious....More

Thank sleach2013
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

I know Chef John will be proud to hear that your vegan selections were such a big part of your enjoyable evening at Baleen. And eating any meal is going to be that much nicer when you have your toes in the sand and a...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Beautiful waterfront resort! Cross between Florida and Caribbean. Very warm and inviting! Beautiful views and excellent food, service and drinks! Our bartender Vyes was excellent and very friendly! But our waiter Adriano was so warm and charming and made our visit memorable! We went for...More

Thank kerryccu
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for joining us for dinner and to check out our Restaurant Week menu. We will be sure Yves and Adriano receive recognition for taking such good care of you both. We look forward to your return visit, either for dinner at Baleen or...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Sit outside for a beautiful sunset view, one of the best around. Cocktails are on point, and oh yeah...get the Tuna poke. Unreal.

Thank Ken A
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for the kind words, and we're glad the Poke was "unreal", the culinary team are going to be delighted to hear that. Warm regards, Nate S.

Reviewed 18 June 2017

You can dine in our outside here , the food is amazing!! It is a little more expensive but worth it . I had the Lamb Gnocchi , so good. The cocktails are great , just ask Luigi........

Thank Kathy W
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

We are glad you enjoyed the Gnocchi and the oceanfront views. I look forward to sharing your kind words with Luigi - he is always coming up with something new for the cocktail menu, so come and see us again soon! Warm regards, Nate S.

Reviewed 16 June 2017

Food was quite good and unique. Watermelon Gazpacho a winner! Scallops Vladimir worth a try! Great views of the beach. The Bloody Mary was only average. Wait staff hustling, but did a good job.

Thank drtw2503
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you for visiting, we're glad you enjoyed the Watermelon and Scallop dishes, and the great weather we had yesterday. We hope you'll return soon. Warm regards, Nate S.

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This is the first time I've been to this restaurant in over seven years and I have to say I was very impressed with both the quality and the presentation of the food. We had the chef's special seafood dish that was such a wonderful...More

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Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

We're glad that after seven years you can for a night at Baleen! It sounds like all the dishes you ordered made for a great meal, and of course the view out to the water adds to the enjoyment of an evening with family or...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to Baleen for Naples Restaurant Week. This is a week of prix fix menus with special pricing set up to benefit the Naples Humane Society. My husband and I were celebrating our 31st anniversary and his birthday. From beginning to...More

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Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Your anniversary and birthday celebrations are reason enough for a night out, we're glad we could also turn part of it toward a good cause and help the NHS. Our culinary team created several new dishes especially for this limited time menu, it's good to...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017

Food was great and our server, Patty, was tremendous. We go for all celebrations and are never disappointed. The red rose is a nice touch.

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Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

To be your special occasion restaurant is high praise, thank you. We were so pleased to tell Patty her "tremendous" service helped make it a perfect celebration. Warm regards, Nate S.

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I live in Naples and went here for our anniversary dinner! WHAT AN AMAZING TREAT! Cosimo was the ULTIMATE server and gave us such a perfect experience! The sunset, food and I guess company (wink wink) was beyond perfect! Thanks for such...More

Thank Holly S
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you for choosing us for your special night. Cosimo has been with us for years, and a great example of the service we want for all of our guests to experience. Enjoying it all with your husband sounds like a perfect way to celebrate....More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

We booked a table during Naples Restaurant Week to see if the hype of this tourist resort was worth the fanfare. We arrived in a rainstorm and the valet didn't open my door with an umbrella. As we made our way to the restaurant area...More

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Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you for your feedback on your meal at Baleen, we do appreciate you coming to visit us and try the Restaurant Week menu. Even though the weather did cooperate, it's good you were still able to enjoy a set outside. Our goal is to...More

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24 May 2017|
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Response from r5family | Reviewed this property |
Mediterano in Old Naples was superb, service, food, drinks all wonderful. Baleen is also a special place.
13 February 2017|
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Response from Kristi E | Reviewed this property |
Our favorite is A Table Apart. It is in Bonita Springs. Strictly for food. Triple tail snapper is fabulous as well as the rack of lamb. Atmosphere just ok. Have to make reservations as soon as possible for that time of the... More
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Response from BALEENnaples | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not allow dogs at Baleen - with the exception of service animals!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet 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, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9891 Gulf Shore Dr, Naples, FL 34108-2019
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Naples
  • Phone Number: +1 239-598-5707
  • E-mail
BALEENnaples - famously known for exquisite fine dining, is the signature restaurant of Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Baleen. The numerous accolades and awards for the South Florida dining at Baleen of LaPlaya have come from such well know publications as the coveted Conde Nast Traveler Gold List and the Great Hotels ranking of Travel + Leisure. Most recently, Baleen was awarded Wine Spectators Award of Excellence - Pleasing to the palate and the eye alike, Baleen Naples mixes Old Florida charm with elegant candlelit elegance. Beautiful chandeliers and soft mahogany furnishings set the tone for an elegant dining experience. Baleen spills out through the grand doors to our breathtaking terrace with tables overlooking the sweeping beach and ends with a collection of tables for cocktails in the sand next to the fire pit. Whether seated in an indoor epicurean enclave or a barefoot beach table, visitors can indulge in three daily seating's at Baleen Naples with options including a breakfast menu with a Gulf Coast twist on traditional favorites. With exceptional entrees and an extensive selection of wines the dinner menu is filled with local ingredients and beautifully composed dishes. For the guest looking for light fare enjoy our bar menu in the cocktail section with an array of seafood selections as well as sandwiches and appetizers. The intimate beach fire pit and Baleen Bar feature a fantastic wine-by-the-glass program, as well as extensive list of martinis and classic cocktails. If Florida seafood restaurants with beautiful waterfront dining views appeal to you, Baleen, Naples will more than fill the bill. The Baleen menu selections may also be enjoyed from the comfort of your guestroom, served to you by our excellent LaPlaya Room Service staff. For the ultimate dining experience please inquire about our over the top private dinners on the beach.
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