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Baleen Naples

9891 Gulf Shore Dr, Naples, FL 34108-2019
+1 239-598-5707
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster risotto” (45 reviews)
“short ribs” (14 reviews)
“salad” (56 reviews)
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Caribbean, American, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
9891 Gulf Shore Dr, Naples, FL 34108-2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The chief and I love going to baker s for cocktails and apps and watch the sunset. Grab a table on The outside patio. Also very romantic place to have dinner on the beach. Food is ok but not the best. I had the grouper...More

Thank travelingsteve55
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked this restaurant based on the reviews on Tripadvisor, also it was within walking distance of the condo we had rented for the 2nd week of our three week stay in Florida. What a disappointment. We were looking forward to watching the sunset while...More

Thank wywanderers
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been wintering in Naples for about 10 years. LaPlaya is very expensive. The food has never disappointed nor has the service. Highly recommended for a special night out.

Thank cdubb518
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your patronage over the years. While we are a high-end restaurant, we still want to offer good value for money through excellent service and unforgettable food. We hope to welcome you back next time you are celebrating. Warm regards, Nate S.

Reviewed 6 days ago

We used to really like this place. It was always overpriced but the food was very good. Now it's still overpriced and the food is terrible. My husband had lobster risotto, lobster okay but risotto uneatable. I had the special Branzino which was huge and...More

Thank swissmissfl
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We appreciate you taking the time to share this review, and for joining us for dinner over the years. It's not clear from your review if you let your server or a manager know about the issues with the food, we do not want any...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a cool night so we opted for a table inside. Service was excellent. The prices are very high but the Prix Fixe menu is a very good value with good but limited choices for appetizer, entree and dessert. The chef adds a little...More

Thank Sail2Maine
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are glad you enjoyed your meal despite the weather not cooperating. The Prix Fixe is a great way for diners to enjoy a three course meal, and one of our most popular selections. We hope you will return to see us soon. Warm regards,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As "Seasonal Residents", we're spoiled by the excellent food, excellent service, and excellent ambiance of Baleen. We're never disappointed, and look forward to returning in the Fall.More

Thank jeano339
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We love hearing from Naples residents, since the Gulf's beauty is something you enjoy each day, so it's up to the food and service to elevate your dinner to something truly special. We're glad to have provided you great experiences over the years, and look...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our annual April visit as seasonal residents of Naples. We go to Baleen in April because it’s usually less busy and the weather is better for outdoor dining. I know what to expect price-wise because it isn’t cheap. For example the chefs grouper...More

1  Thank Kanuckian
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been in Naples and this has always been one of my favorites. Went to lunch with friends today and was very disappointed. Food was just "okay" but service was absolutely terrible. They weren't that busy, so not sure what was wrong. The view is...More

1  Thank elaineham
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We appreciate you joining us for lunch, and for having been one of your favorites of the years. We will follow up on your comment regarding the service, since as you note in your review that is not the sort of experience we are known...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The short version: They did not honor a reservation that was confirmed 12 hours in advance. Good food, but slow service. I was so annoyed the whole experience was ruined. I booked a reservation here a month before our trip to Naples after researching a...More

2  Thank Danielle D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at Baleens in March 2018. First time for 3 of us. Our whole experience was wonderful, from the food to our waiter, Baris. Beautiful sunset diner.

Thank pzorger
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for joining us for dinner and a sunset, Baris was so proud to hear your praise for his service. We hope you will return soon. Warm regards, Nate S.

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Response from manseekingfood | Reviewed this property |
The best waiter in the world...
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23 February 2018|
Response from Richard G | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$75
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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