Bites at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples
Bites at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Bites at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/Naples/Dining/bites/Default.htm
  • Phone: 2395983300
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner Daily: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Tapas / Small Plates
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Wheelchair Access
  • Entertainment: Live entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings
    "The music will be a blend of contemporary styles with an accent on the colorful music of the Latin Americas."

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Vanderbilt Beach Road
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: complimentary, valet ticket will be validated
A word from Bites at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples
Discover Bites, a new, modern dining experience at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples.

For small tastes and “tradition enhanced,” stop by the recently updated Lobby Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples to experience Bites, the new Lobby Lounge menu. Guests may enjoy sampling smaller portions of tempting cuisine inspired by The Grill menu, including mini crab cakes, beef short rib sliders and shrimp pot stickers along with an award-winning wine list and cocktails. Open nightly from 5 to 10 p.m. with live musical entertainment every night.
"The music will be a blend of contemporary styles with an accent on the colorful music of the Latin Americas."

Entertainment Live entertainment every evening.

"The music will be a blend of contemporary styles with an accent on the colorful music of the Latin Americas."
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Bites at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples reviews from OpenTable diners
16 reviews since May 19, 2014
Overall Rating4.8
  • Food4.8
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (11)special occasion (9)romantic (6)neighborhood gem (4)notable wine list (4)late-night find (4)good for groups (3)kid-friendly (2)vibrant bar scene (1)great for brunch (1)great for lunch (1)Show More
  • Each time a culinary adventure!
    KimmyK
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    I've visited several times - each time loving every tasty bite, and this past Tuesdays visit was no exception! We enjoyed seven different plates and loved each one. Highly recommend ordering too much as it's just as delicious the next day! Our server was exceptional - made thoughtful and honest suggestions and was as attentive as can be, smiling the entire time. Delicious!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Delicious and fun
    SunnidazeVIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    The food at Bites is so creative, fun, beautifully presented, and delicious. I love the small plates. Enough for one but more fun when you order 2 per person and share. Can't wait to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food and service
    ChristineVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    My husband and I went there with our 15 month old and we had an excellent time. The server was attentive, friendly and very accomodating with our requests. We sat next to the piano and music area and even though we were right next to them, the noise level was approapriate where you could still carry on a normal conversation. The food/tapas we had were outstanding. Try the chicken meatballs with peanut sauce,,, they are so delicious and so are the ceviche tacos. We ordered 4 tapas plates and it was enough. Cant say more good things about this place. This hotel, service and the food are what every hotel chain in the world should strive for = Excellent.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Light dinner
    susannspice2
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Great spot to meet a friend for drinks & tapas menu. The Crab Oscar Aparagus was delicious! Live music with piano player added a nice touch.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Angelina
    Angie
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Nice hotel to go to. Good food and a lovely setting. One of the best places in the area.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tasty food and relaxed atmosphere
    Bad42
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Great service, very good tapas and very, very relaxed place. Nice live music and romantic for couples.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Dave
    Dave
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    We really enjoy this special setting at the Ritz in Naples. The food, service, and our setting on the sofa is very special. We have always been treated so well and love our time together. Make it happen whenever you can but we try to do it each month.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place!
    Lvgoodfood
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    We live near the Ritz and occasionally go there when guests are visiting. Last week we took a good friend to Bites and were very pleased with the entire experience. The small plates menu is not only perfect for sharing, but the food is wonderful on every level. Rich flavors and wonderful presentation. It was a delightful evening made all the sweeter because of the very talented musicians playing that evening. They had the perfect blend that provided fun and nostalgia at an appropriate volume. We'll be back more often!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 8 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 19, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.8
    • Food4.8
    • Ambiance4.5
    • Service4.8
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 138 reviews are from the Bites at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples reviews archive.
  • elwhbw
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    we have had wonderful meals here before, however, this time there was confusion and all of our orders came at once, even though we requested that it not be done. Then when we got the later orders, they tasted like they had been held. Normally we give 5 stars for eating here, this just wasn't their usual performance.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A surprising gem!
    Cuttsfam
    Dined on 4/28/2014
    My husband and I had a wonderful birthday celebration with delicious and varied small plates, excellent service and even a surprise chocolate cake and gift to take home. The staff went above and beyond and we totally enjoyed ourselves and will return!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • angieVIP
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    Would definietly go back for the sea bass, adult fries and the oyster rockerfeller!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fine but not Great
    ANonimus
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    Bites was fine. Some of the dishes were good, others were not. The ambiance is the best part. The service was very slow; don't go if you are on a schedule (i.e. Have a babysitter). Can't say I would recommend...there are better places to spend time/money. The prices were not bad, though, but it is not much food per dish.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Tapas Type Find in N Naples
    cmbnovaVIP
    Dined on 4/15/2014
    We've dined here multiple times over the past three years...just inside the lobby at the Ritz. Mutliple items on the menu including short rib sliders, steak and frites, fried green tomato, salads, sea bass...all in smaller portions that we frequently share. They have their own wines, but we usually ask for the full list from the Ritz Carlton Grill which has a great list. Typically we've had the same server-Mary who is just excellent and a real tribute to the Ritz. If you make reservations, ask for her as she pays great attention to the guests.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very Special
    fishmash
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    Only the Ritz could pull off this fabulous tapas restaurant. Ideal for a special occasion but you don't need one to go. Great food and cocktails and exceptional Ritz service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great special occasion date
    JackieVIP
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    Bites at the Ritz is a wonderful date night, special occasion night. The ambiance is wonderful and you can see everything that is going on around you. The food is very good, but I felt that the portions were a bit too big. For me, it would be better to have smaller portions, so that you could try more things. You get pretty full after 3 items each.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, special occasion, Hot Spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Better than I hoped
    cocodekalb
    Dined on 4/3/2014
    Outstanding service, food selection, musical entertainment, and atmosphere. I will drive an hour just to go here again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The best
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    My favorite. Totally incredible as always. Can't wait to come back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SLOW service!
    meme
    Dined on 3/26/2014
    The night we went the restaurant was not very busy although we went during the busy season. Perhaps the service is the reason why. The food came out pretty slow. But more importantly, our server did not come back to our table after each dish was served to see if everything came out ok or if we needed anything else. After the last dish was delivered it was at least 10 minutes before we saw him again. We would have ordered another dish and probably dessert as well but, with no service, we had enough and asked for our check. Too bad, it's a fun concept.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • a nice take
    Richard
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    Bitz has a nice atmosphere and the food is interesting. The drinks are way overpriced . Would go back but not in a hurry to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Standing By The Brand!
    Evansm
    Dined on 3/11/2014
    We have been to Bites a number of times over the past few years. The service is always excellent, the ambiance created by the talented latin duo in the beautiful Ritz lobby is first class and if you like interesting small plate dishes well plated and tasty you have a winner. This time we has just received our drinks and ordered a few dishes when the fire alarm sounded. We were asked to leave and waited outside for about 20 minutes. When we returned our waiter indicated we would be looked after, I was kind of expecting a few free drinks or something as we had not even started our meal. In any event we had a leisurely dinner with quite a few more cocktails, when it came time for the bill we were told it was all looked after. Now thats class.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bites
    Napleslover
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Went with my mother. The Ritz has done a great job to make you feel like you are not in the lobby but in a restaurant. There are no walls that divide the restaurant from the lobby but it's nice. Food was great. Wonderful service
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 65th Birthday Celebration
    bear
    Dined on 3/2/2014
    From the moment we entered the area, the server was perfect; she gave us advice, which although we did not heed, we appreciated. She knew when to offer help, when to step back and not interfere with conversation. The tempo was good - not too fast or slow. At desert time a candle was placed in our celebrant's cake, the piano played Happy Birthday, the whole area sang to him. He was pleasantly surprised. The music trio was fabulous all evening. We felt special and well attended to by all greeters, servers, etc. All in all a wonderful evening. It was expensive, but worth the price.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Third time is not a charm
    DantexVIP
    Dined on 2/25/2014
    This was our third visit to Bites. Loved the first two; this was different. Timing of food was inconsistent; I myself waited fifteen min. for my first plates after my other diners had some of theirs. Some dishes were excellent:.the chicken biscuit was wonderful and the shrimp pot stickers were great as well. Steak was too well done. We had to ask for bread to be brought to the table. And the whole experience was SLOW. There were many empty tables and the restaurant was about 30 percent full. The last straw was waiting 20 min for blueberry cobbler, which I had to order because it's a personal favorite. It was cold. They hadn't been baking it or anything. The serve never came by or I would have sent it back. Overall, not a Ritz evening.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outstanding Service
    sarahjean
    Dined on 2/25/2014
    My parents and I had dinner at Bites. We arrived 15 minutes before our reservation and checked in with the hostess who said our table was ready. We asked if it would be ok if we went outside to see the spectacular Naples sunset first. Not only did she promise to hold our table, she took us outside to show us the best viewing spot. It's been a long time since I have experienced the kind of service offered by the hostess and the wait staff at the Ritz. Above and beyond! The food was delicious and the ambiance (lounge lobby) was fun and upbeat. We look forward to going there again when I visit next year.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect way to end the day
    Meredays
    Dined on 2/23/2014
    Service, atmosphere and food are everything you would expect at a Ritz Carlton. The guitar music and vocals added a nice background for a relaxing evening. Perfect spot for being able to relax and chat.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • excellent food and people watching
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 2/19/2014
    excellent small plates, although many of them are not really Spanish (steak tartare, mussels mariniere). the lobby location makes it a very "buzzy" spot to watch people coming and going in the hotel. service can be intrusive in this type of restaurant, with the delivery and removal of many small dishes, but not here. it was smooth and perfectly timed. this was my second visit here. I will be back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it...
    thedempsterVIP
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    So romantic, excellent service, wonderful food. We had a fantastic time here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome
    Rico
    Dined on 2/13/2014
    We shared the menu with four different items. Great food. Great setting. Will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Tapas at The Ritz
    Ilovegoodfood
    Dined on 2/11/2014
    What a nice surprise Bites at The Ritz was. Really fantastic food. Enjoyed sharing a few tapas plates and then each had the steak.we had plenty of food and really enjoyed the music and atmosphere Not your usual "Hotel" food.the staff are very pleasant and service was excellent,
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Naples Ritz is outstanding!
    ChrisVIP
    Dined on 2/10/2014
    We live next door in Bay Colony and dine here often, we love it! Our friends love it! I highly recommend it! I prefer any restaurant at The Naples Ritz over our own beach club.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I love this place......but......
    Irish
    Dined on 2/10/2014
    Ok, I have done the Bites thing before and I enjoy so much about it. I love the menu, the ambience, the entertainment..........it's just relaxing and a fun, food experience. On last week's particular night, the pace of the meal was way too slow......No one wants to be rushed, that's for sure, but this was agonizingly slow......long, long lags between "bites". The wait staff seemed young and very inexperienced. The room was not too full, so they should not have been overwhelmed. I don't know really what happened, but we were there from 5:30 to 9:15 and then waited a really long time for our check to be presented and then a really long time for the transaction to be completed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • intimate setting even with
    Clayzee1
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    intimate setting even with high noise. great opportunity to try new "bites" Beet salad a disapppointment- .-goat cheese minuscule. But a fun way to dine. Expensive drinks.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The format is an interesting
    Williedell
    Dined on 2/5/2014
    The format is an interesting one with meals that are sure to please.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently good food and ambience
    LwerVIP
    Dined on 1/31/2014
    If you want a quiet romantic evening, with great food, good wine, and quiet piano entertainment this is the best place in Naples. That's why the Ritz is so popular and delivers 1st class.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A really fun and enjoyable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 1/23/2014
    A really fun and enjoyable evening. All the food was good but the desserts were great!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We enjoyed a evening with
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    We enjoyed a evening with friends sitting around on comfortable couches, listening to lovely background music and enjoying small bites. Only complaint was that 2 of the glasses of wine had significant sediment . When we brought this to our server's attention, he explained this often happens with wine. Given the high prices of very average wine, we think the Ritz could educate its staff properly and know how to correct the situation by at least offering another sediment free glass!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Another special meal at Bites
    laf307VIP
    Dined on 1/7/2014
    We took our son and his girlfriend for my son's 21st birthday. Every choice on the tapas style menu was delicious. We happened to mention when ordering dessert that it was his birthday, and the waiter arrived with the dessert plus 4 delicious cupcakes and a white chocolate "birthday card". Such a wonderful surprise! My son the culinary student took pictures of several of the dishes and posted them on Facebook :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great tapas
    kimibmooreVIP
    Dined on 12/26/2013
    Enjoyed tapas and cocktails upon our first night in Naples area. Menu was very appealing. Fried green tomatoes were my favorite.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 12/16/2013
    We thoroughly enjoyed the evening and the ambiance.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So pleased to discover this
    jend
    Dined on 12/14/2013
    So pleased to discover this dining option- a delicious menu of small plates for sharing, each well prepared and presented, with an interesting wine selection. There were so many tempting dishes that we look forward to a return trip. we enjoyed the relaxed but refined ambience- unobtrusive service,
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall