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Baleen Naples

9891 Gulf Shore Dr, Naples, FL 34108-2019
+1 239-598-5707
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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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 4 days ago via mobile

The location is nice (right on the Gulf) and the property has a contemporary, European feel. Our dinner there tonight was OK, but pricey. The best part of the meal was a burrata salad. Beautifully plated and part of a Price Fixe option, the serving...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent about a week's stay at La Playa and took advantage of Baleen Naples everyday. Whether it be morning or night, the atmosphere at Baleen is unmatched by any other restaurant I've been to. Sitting at the tables in the sand each morning for...More

Thank Will S
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for joining us every day during your stay with us. The "unmatched" atmosphere is truly something special, and having breakfast facing the ocean is a perfect start to the day. We are glad you got to join us for sunset; we feel extremely...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a special restaurant with spectacular sunsets, great food and service and dining indoor, outdoor or on the beach? The answer is Baleen's at the LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort in North Naples. After visiting Naples for over 10 years I never knew Baleen's...More

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Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are glad you finally found us! Having been coming to Naples for 10 years, you are certainly able to appreciate the natural beauty of our beaches, so we're happy you got to join us and enjoy a true waterfront restaurant experience. We are pleased...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate lunch and breakfast at Baleen a number of times during a recent board meeting at La Playa. It’s a well above average hotel restaurant. The breakfast can be a bit chilly outside, but it’s a refreshing way to get your day started by...More

Thank James S
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share this review of your meals during your stay at LaPlaya. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your Breakfasts and Lunches. The omelette station and Eggs Benedict are two features guests really seem to enjoy at breakfast,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bartenders Luigi and Mike were fabulous and made the wait for our reservation fun! Our server Adriano was great and was very helpful!

Thank Meaghan T
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for this kind review! Our bartenders do a terrific job, and waiting with a cocktail starts the evening on a fine note. Adriano will be very pleased to hear you enjoyed his service. Warm regards, Nate S.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luigi, Mike, and Adriano were so helpful with drink recommendations and service. I would definitely come back here!

Thank Haleigh L
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are glad to hear you enjoyed everything so much. We look forward to your next visit. Warm regards, Nate S.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I visited Baleen for dinner while on spring break. First, we watched the sunset on the beach and then headed to the bar before our dinner reservations. We had the best drinks made by Mike and Luigi - they were so fun...More

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Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for coming to see us for a special meal during your spring break. Sunset on the beach followed by cocktails is the perfect start to an evening at Baleen, Mike and Luigi are a favorite with our regulars for their friendliness and unique...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luigi and Mike provided excellent service at the bar! The drinks were great and they kept us entertained. Our server Adriano was great, and the food was cooked perfectly. Thank you, Adriano, Luigi, and Mike!

Thank Amanda B
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the kind review, the three gentlemen were so pleased to hear they helped make your night entertaining and enjoyable. We hope you will come back and see us soon. Warm regards, Nate S.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with a group of friends and had the best time at the bar chatting with Mike and Luigi. They showed us all their tricks and made us laugh all night long. Later, Adriano took care of us at dinner and gave us amazing...More

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Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the kind review. Mike and Luigi do a great job behind the bar, both in crafting cocktails and providing a great environment to enjoy them in. We're glad you enjoyed sunset cocktails so much, and the meal that followed. Warm regards, Nate...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Should have been better. They get off on the wrong foot by letting you know that parking for dinner will be $5 not including gratuity. Really? For a $175 dinner for two before gratuity? Then the crowd at the check-in where you are sort-of greeted..eye...More

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Response from Trevi_Sal | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but worth a try.
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Coincidentally, a group of 8 ate there this past Friday evening. We ate outdoors. The weather was chilly but they had so many heaters sitting around that it was pleasant without a jacket until WELL past sunset. Food and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 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
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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