Naples is known for offering luxury at its best. Whether it’s exquisite nature preserves, abundant championship golf courses or incredible beaches, Naples never fails to impress. The restaurants are no different, fulfilling the expectations that come with Naples luxury living.
Below, peruse our list of local favorite restaurants, perfect for dining with friends and family while enjoying an unparalleled culinary experience.
The elegant, open space of Mereday’s is lit up from the incredible floor-to-ceiling windows providing breathtaking views of the harbor. Known for his culinary skills, Chef Mereday brings a sophisticated prix fixe menu of contemporary cuisine to Naples. Diners are invited to choose a two, three or four-course dinner complete with a complimentary dessert. The restaurant includes a full bar and a sommelier who pairs handcrafted wines with each dish.
A Naples favorite, Osteria Tulia is praised as one of the best Italian restaurants in the U.S. Osteria Tulia’s charming ambiance resembles a restored old world Italian farmhouse; perfect for the classic dishes served here.
For a casual dinner with friends, try a pizza like “The Pig in the Olive Grove,” which is topped with sud-tyrolian speck, olivada, wild oregano and housemade mozzarella. For a more elegant supper try the “Oven Roasted Magret Duck Breast” served with swiss chard, wood roasted grapes and shallot agrodolce.
The warm, welcoming atmosphere of Sea Salt is enough to make a memorable dining experience. However, the food is what sets this restaurant apart. Based on the philosophy that great food comes from blending simplicity with the freshest ingredients, Sea Salt offers menus that burst with flavor.
The seafood is recommended and a dish like the “Black Grouper,” served with fava beans, English peas, tomato confit, smoked potato, oyster mushrooms and black truffle, is nothing less than delicious.
The Grill at the Ritz-Carlton epitomizes sophistication with its contemporary design inspired by the soft gray palette of the Gulf of Mexico. Perfect for an intimate dinner, the Grill offers the most elegant dishes paired with carefully crafted cocktails or exquisite wines.
Cozy up to the fireplace and indulge in a memorable culinary experience. A recommended appetizer is the “La Belle Farm Seared Foie Gras” served with pear puree, apricot jam, caramelized pistachios and port sauce. For dinner try the “2-lb Maine Lobster 52” served with summer squash puree, orzo pasta and porcini sauce.
Like the name suggests, the M Waterfront Grille offers stunning views of the water as well as exceptional cuisine to its diners. Refined, yet engaging, the M Waterfront Grille emphasizes an innovative, modern culinary style. The fresh seafood, steaks and homemade pastas are diners’ favorites.
While enjoying the incredible views, indulge in the “New England Clam Chowder,” the 2013 Winner of the Block Island, Rhode Island Chowder Cookoff. For dinner delight in the “Panko Crusted Lake Erie Walleye,” served with summer squash, English pea and roasted fennel risotto and stewed tomato, shallot butter sauce.
Overlooking the Golf Course, the Tavern at Mediterra is a favorite place for residents to connect and relax after a day on the green. According to Chef Tyler Field, the Mediterranean and Italian theme of the community “certainly sways the members’ eating habits.” Popular dishes include the House Made Pappardelle with Bolognese Sauce, Prosciutto Wrapped Pork Tenderloin, and Sangria Chicken Salad. And of course, hand-tossed brick-oven pizza is a perennial favorite among residents after hitting the links.
Mediterra is an award-winning luxury community that makes Naples luxury living effortless. The award-winning community is known for its architecture, culture, fine dining and alluring beach club. Download our interactive brochure for more information on luxury living, Mediterra-style.