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The Bay House
The Bay House

The Bay House Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bayhousenaples.com
  • Phone: (239) 591-3837
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday Brunch: 10:30am - 2:00pm
    Lunch : Daily 11am - 2pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Andrew Hunter
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: The Bay House offers live music every night and during Sunday Brunch.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Highway 41
  • Parking: Valet
A word from The Bay House
The Bay House Restaurant is Naples’ hidden gem. Located directly on the Cocohatchee River, the restaurant offers spectacular waterfront dining and unparalleled views of the Cocohatchee wildlife preserve. Come and enjoy The Claw Bar & Tavern, made to order stews in our one-of-a kind steam kettles and seafood towers assembled before your eyes in our open claw bar kitchen. The Bay House prides itself on its intimate, old Florida charm, with riverfront seating on our deck. The cuisine ranges from gracious, southern-influenced dishes to seafood entrees to neighborhood bistro-style fare. Many of The Bay House’s signature dishes include locally grown and locally produced ingredients. Join us for "Sundays on the Cocohatchee", our Sunday Brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Online reservations are available for dinner and Sunday Brunch. Enjoy live entertainment nightly, from 6:30pm-9:30pm. Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
Diner Reviews
  • "Our meal was not up to the standard that we associate with The Bay House. Perhaps Sunday night is not a good time."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "We had an amazing experience. The food was amazing, we ordered the tuna tartar, it was wonderful... My favorite of the night. We were suprised with some small treats from the kitchen and they were all very good. The main courses were unbelivable. We ate everything, we didn't want to miss tasting something. It was my girlfriends birthday and they made the whole night great."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "This lovely suburban restaurant is on the waterway leading into the Gulf. It's private and secluded. Food is always wonderful. The bat has entertainment, and the bar menu is great and very reasonable."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "as always, very good food and service. excellent brunch will come back as usual"
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Far to expensive for the food and location. The presentation was fine and unique in some cases but far to expensive. I had the same entree earlier in the week at Seasons 52 for 30% less."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We were very impressed with our Server, Miranda, she was very polite and attentive and knowledgeable about the menu selections. I can't say enough about the fabulous meals we had. The presentation was remarkable and the food was outstanding! I have been to many restaurants in Naples and the Bay House is by far the very best! Thank you for a wonderful evening."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "There's a reason this place has so many reviews... it is excellent!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Bay House was outstanding - the Food, the quality, taste and selection were out of this world. Located in a convenient out of the way location - once in the restaurant the scenic view is sublime."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Love this restaurant but encountered a very Ho hum blah meal. Only highlight was the crispy butter lettuce in the salad. Server must have been given too many tables."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "First time dining there and food was fantastic. Had Alaskan King Crab 2 ways! Definitely recommend!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "It took two tries to prepare my wife's salmon well done; it took three tries to prepare my tuna seared rare; as a result, we each dined alone. Management neglected to take action against a loud, boisterous and anti-American foreigner, ultimately leaving it to the customers to set him straight and quiet him down. Restaurant is located in a nice setting; too bad it isn't managed similarly."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Such a wonderful atmosphere... Service...music...selection of food....only suggestion is offer less expensive wine and food entries. Thank you."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I found this from tripadvisor and decided to take a shot. I used opentable to make a reservation and included in the comment area that we were celebrating our 15th wedding anniversary and I requested a table near the windows that overlook the mangroves. We were not disappointed! Got a table with a nice view and a fabulous meal. We both had the shrimp cocktail appetizer and Alaskan Crab 2 ways. They also gave us a free appetizer that was not on the menu some sort of cornbread mixed with Pimento cheese...very tasty. At the end they gave us a free dessert of almond lemon pound cake with strawberries and cream to celebrate our anniversary...very nice touch!!!! Brian was our server and did a wonderful job!!!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We went to The Bay House for brunch, after church, on Father's Day. We are in our 70's, so the easy parking and front entry ramp option was helpful. Once inside, we were seated promptly, with a great view of the bay. We enjoyed the beautiful old wooden boats suspended above us, and the classic white linen table appointments. We found the menu choices very satisfactory, and the prices reasonable. The food was delicious. The service was equally satisfactory. The added bonus was the unexpected presence of an Irish band in the bar area. We have a particular fondness for Irish music, so this topped an altogether delightful day. We will definitely be returning to The Bay House"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We enjoyed The Bay House Father's Day Brunch last Sunday. There were several great and unusual choices. The food was excellent, the wait staff attentive and the view was lovely. We certainly will go again so that we can try some of the other choices."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "What a wonderful surprise! We had not been here for a few years. We especially enjoyed the lean toward Southern Style. That is something missing here in Naples. We were very impressed."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "You wont be ever be disappointed here. Great food, great service and great waterview"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "An around great restaurant. Service was great and food beyond compare."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Sunday brunch listening to the Celtic band is wonderful. We were three old friends who wanted a chance to visit as well as enjoy the food and music. This was the place! Our server, Marjorie, knew exactly when we needed something and when we wanted extra time. The "deconstructed" corned beef hash is always a favorite as well as the shrimp and grits. We will continue to return often."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "The Bay House is a hidden treasure! Four of us enjoyed a delightful brunch there on Sunday overlooking the water. The food was beautifully prepared and presented in a relaxed atmosphere for the perfect Sunday dining experience."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Both service and food are invariably first rate. Serving staff is attentive and friendly. Menu is creative and unique without being over-the-top View of the Cocohatchee River and occasional boats and wildlife adds to the fun. If it's your first trip, ask to reserve a table near a window. The staff will make an extra effort to accommodate you. The raw bar (Tierney's) and outdoor area near the entrance where you can gather for cocktails may serve a more youthful clientele than the main dining room, but you will be at home in either location."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Our server Andrea was great. She was very friendly and it was a pleasure having her serve us. The Coastal Pan Roast is a must to try."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "I've lived in Naples 12 years and never knew this place existed! Brunch was fabulous, the wait staff was very accommodating and helpful with menu choices - with Irish Music to boot. Couldn't ask for a better time. Looking forward to dinner in the near future."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "We aways like going to Bayhouse for the great food ! The chef is outstanding and usually comes out to speak to us since we are from Tennessee as is he! "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "The service, ambience and food were all outstanding. The menu is creative without being over-the-top expensive. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We went for Sunday Brunch and absolutely loved the atmosphere and food! Such a neat spot. "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Bar and restaurant menu everywhere would be great!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "I had not been to the Ba housein quite sometime. The four peoplein our arty each hd something diffeent to order an we all thoruhly enoyed our meals. The service and presentation were excellent. They also entertinment in the ounge ona Sunday nght."
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "My husband and I ate there for brunch one week ago.I had the yellow tail snapper.The fish was very dry and had no taste. My husband got the burger and it was just ok.The last time what I had gotten had mushrooms and I did tell the waitress that I was allergic to them. When the meal came out,it had mushrooms.The meal was corrected but by the time it came out for me to eat, the other guest were completely done and they had to wait for me to complete my meal. So needless to say, again we came with other guest and did not want experience that again. I can assure you we probably won't be back. For a restaurant of your stature, you would expect your experience & food to be spectacular, but it wasn't. Extremely disappointed"
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Great service and food. Our waitress was very friendly and courteous"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Our meal here was very nice however, we felt rushed. There were three in our party and one person had not finished their appetizer when dinner was delivered. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Best of all places, vibrant dinner menu and also has pub area with additional menus, raw bar, fireplace."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "We have dined at the Bay House several times. Never disappointed. This is a great restaurant with an interesting menu, good service and terrific ambiance. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "My husband and I enjoyed a delicious dinner at The Bay House last Thursday evenning. The service was superb. Our waittress was an experienced member of the staff. The food was outstanding. The view was a peaceful view of the water. Almost paradise... This place is very special. The only disappointment was the group next to us. Very loud and very dramatic talkers. We could hardly hear each other talk. I'm not sure how the restaurant can do anything about that problem. We left before coffee and dessert. We couldn't take the noise from the next table. Too bad. Everything else was so good."
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "My husband and daughter brought me to Bay House for Mother's Day. We enjoyed the cocktails were amazing. Brunch was excellent. Service could have been better but it was a holiday and we got there at the end of their brunch, so the staff seemed to be getting ready for the next shift. We have eaten dinner here before with much better service. We will diffently be back to enjoy all they have to offer. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Great and unique spot. Delicious food and friendly excellent service. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We had a great experience for a Mother's Day Brunch with a table outside. The food was excellent and the wait staff very friendly and prompt. We even received a gift of lemon bread to take home."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "My husband & I went for the first time a couple of nights ago. A beautiful setting, excellent wait-staff, and fabulous food!"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "This is a seafood specialziing restaurant but they offered very little non seafood entrees. Since one of our party does not l8ike seafood, she was not happy with the menu. I also felt it was very expensive."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Food was good. Waiter was fine. We asked to be seated outdoors on the deck. We were told no. Half the tables were unoccupied when we arrived...and still empty when we left. Odd. Found inside fairly noisey. Tables close together and live band in the bar probably didnn't help. While the resteraunt ended up accomodating on gluten alergies, its also odd they had no gluten-free menu's or selections marked G-F. "
    Dined on 5/6/2014