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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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“brunch” (32 reviews)
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07:00 - 22:00All hours
Caribbean, American, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
9891 Gulf Shore Dr, Naples, FL 34108-2019
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We were intrigued by the reviews and decided to visit for dinner. Adrienno our server was absolutely the best host. The food was equally memorable. Highly recommend when in the area.

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

Thank you for the review, we are glad you enjoyed it, and look forward to sharing your kind words with Adrienno. Warm regards, Nate S.

Reviewed 28 July 2017

My husband and I celebrated a special birthday at Baleen. From the moment Adriano, our server, came to the table we knew he would make our celebration special. He was very concerned for our comfort as we were seated adjacent to a problematic door. He...More

Thank Sharon F
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Baleen for the birthday celebration. Adriano was pleased to hear he helped make it a special evening, and the whole team is glad you enjoyed your prix fixe and wine selections. We hope you will come and see us again soon....More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was our first visit to Baleen and we will be sure to return. We sat at an outdoor table under the overhang with a million dollar view of the beach and sunset. The food, drinks, and service were awesome. Our first course was the...More

Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for choosing us for the special occasion dinner. We are glad the food, service, and of course the view all made for a memorable meal together. Congratulations to both of you on 15 years from all of us here at Baleen. Warm regards,...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Probably the best place to have dinner and watch the sun set in Naples. Amazing food and service during a beautiful sunset!

Thank Katie R
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for the kind review. We are glad the food and service matched up to the beautiful sunset. Warm regards, Nate S.

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We dined at Baleens on the 4th of July and sat right above the beach. All four of us were thrilled with our choices as we watched the beautiful sunset. We were so impressed with our waiter, Baris, who was exceptionally accommodating. I can't recommend...More

Thank scalifi
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for coming out to join us on the 4th. Baris was pleased to hear you enjoyed his service, and the compliments to the food were enjoyed by the culinary team. The sunset is always a high point of the evening, and adding the...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017

I've been going to Baleen Naples for a number of years. Based on past experiences, my visit last week was a little disappointing. We came to celebrate a birthday. It's off season, so like much of Naples, the hotel is under construction requiring you to...More

Thank Jen B
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thank you for frequenting Baleen over the years, and taking the time to compare this most recent visit to ones in the past. The renovations you noted will include some improvements to Baleen, so you'll be pleased to hear the ownership is happy to invest...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017

Went for a late dinner after checking in and was very happy with what was offered. I had the prix fixe menu with short rib and it was excellent. Included starter and dessert and I felt it was priced well. Husband had selection of vegetables...More

Thank r5family
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your dining experiences while staying here at the resort. We're glad both you and your husband enjoyed dinner after a day of travel, and that Adriano welcomed you into the resort so you could start your vacation....More

Reviewed 28 June 2017

Had a lovely dinner Wednesday night at Baleen. Lauren was our server and she helped us pick the selections. We split an arugula salad and had the lobster crab cake appetizer both were superb. Dinner was scallops and a shrimp risotto, lobster risotto is a...More

Thank wethiker
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share about your dinner with us. Lauren was pleased to hear your praise, and Chef enjoyed knowing the shrimp risotto was so tasty. We recently switched to the iPads, which has been a big upgrade from the wine...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017

What a spectacular evening!!! Brother, and family come into town to surprise her for her birthday, limo and secret location!!! Baleen!! She was so excited!!! Dwayne Johnson was our server and was spectacular!!! He really gave her and us the special treatment!! The food was...More

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

A surprise 80th birthday is a momentous evening, thank you for choosing us as the restaurant. Dwayne has been with us for years and is a great example of what makes the team here special, very friendly and professional. While we wish the weather had...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Arrived to hotel around 8:30 from traveling all day from West Coast. Quickly settled in and went down stairs to get a quick bite to eat. It was late but we were greet with a friendly smile and quickly siitted. In a flash we had...More

Thank Edward S
Nate S, Manager at Baleen Naples, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

After a long day of travel, the last thing we want is for a guest to wait long for food and drink. We're glad the service was quick, and helped move you from traveling to relaxing with ease. I know the chef was pleased to...More

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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$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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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