Nightlife in Old Naples
Old Naples hosts a dynamic array of restaurants, pubs, lounges and live entertainment throughout the week from casual, laid-back atmospheres to elegant, upscale dining.
Located in the historic Mercantile Building, this Naples restaurant in Old Naples features live jazz music Wednesday through Saturday evenings. The elegant interior includes Murano light fixtures, leather chairs and Florentine murals, as well as a main dining room with a glass atrium ceiling. Outdoor seating is available. The Tuscan-inspired menu at Campiello has been voted “Best Italian” by Gulfshore Life “People’s Choice Awards,” Naples Illustrated and Naples Daily News. Naples Illustrated also voted Campiello as “Best Martinis,” “Best Outdoor Dining,” and “Best Business Lunch.” It is located at 1177 3rd Street S.
M Waterfront Grille
Naples visitors who love jazz music come to M Waterfront Grille in Old Naples for its atmosphere and live music. Both a local favorite as well as a destination restaurant offering a chef-driven menu and attentive service, M Waterfront Grill is designed as a contemporary Naples waterfront restaurant, featuring continental cuisine with an emphasis on fresh seafood, steaks, handmade pasta, organics and tapas plates. On Wednesday, guests relax in the lounge or on the outdoor veranda for Wine, Dine and Unwind, which features smooth jazz music, complimentary wine tastings and wine specials. The restaurant also hosts live jazz on Friday evenings. Patrons can dine inside the restaurant or enjoy something from the lounge menu. M Waterfront Grille is located at 4300 Gulf Shore Blvd. N at the Village on Venetian Bay. Voted “Best Brunch in Naples” by the Southwest Florida Choice Awards, the Sunday Brunch menu is popular for weekend dining.
Old Naples Pub
An original neighborhood pub, travelers to Naples flock to the Old Naples Pub located in the center of one of Naples’ main shopping areas. The lunch and dinner menus include traditional pub fare but also other items like Caesar salads, soups and bratwurst. The laid-back atmosphere of this pub is a favorite hang-out among locals and visitors looking for a casual family-friendly evening, located just 2 blocks from Naples’ historic fishing pier at 255 13th Ave. S. There is a courtyard for outdoor seating, live entertainment several days of the week, and happy hours. Old Naples Pub is a short stroll from Naples beaches.
McCabe’s Irish Pub and Grill
One of the area’s top nightspots, this pub was formerly located in Naples’ famous Inn on Fifth. It was closed this month but will re-open in a new location in downtown Naples. McCabe’s hosts live traditional Irish music on weekends. The menu is standard pub fare, including chicken potpie, Irish stew, and Angus beef and seafood dishes.
A new restaurant will open in December on the site of the McCabe’s Irish Pub and Grill located at the Inn on Fifth. Still unnamed, the new restaurant is expected to be the largest on Fifth Avenue South. It will feature a high energy, contemporary ambience. The restaurant will serve a broad menu of classic American cuisine with a focus on grilled entrees.
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