The Boathouse on Naples Bay

4.3
1970 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
The waterfront ambiance of the Boathouse on Naples Bay is as enticing as the food and at the heart of Naples’ history. Spectacular views, great food, friendly, seasoned staff and a very relaxed attitude.
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  • Happy Hour on Naples Bay

    Multiple dates available

    Sun 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Mon - Thu 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Fri - Sat 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    3:00-6:00 in at the Bar and in the Dining Room House Brand Martinis and Manhattans 4.25 Cosmopolitans 5 Margaritas and Bloody Marys 4.75 House Wines 4.25 House Pour Mixed Drinks 3.25 Domestic Bottled Beers Bud Light, Budweiser, Coors Light, Miller Lite 2.75 Michelob Ultra, Yuengling 3 Imported Bottled Beers Blue Moon, Corona, Corona Light, Buckler N.A. 3.25 Guinness Stout, Heineken 3.50 Draft Bud Light 3

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1970 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.3
service
4.4
ambience
4.1
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner
Naples
4 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall1food2service1ambience4

The service was horrible. We waited 15 minutes to be seated outside. Once we were seated there were at least 10 tables open so I had no idea why we had to wait. Once seated it took us at least 20 minutes to get our drinks. We wanted to order a second round of drinks and and after waiting again I had to go inside to the bar to order our drinks because our waitress was no where to be found. I had no idea where our waitress was most of the night. We eat out2-3 times a week and I would say that was probably one of our worst experiences. The quality of the food for the price was very poor as well. I would not recommend going to this restaurant if you’re looking for a good meal/service.

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Cousins
Orlando
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated our wedding anniversary. Always make it a point to visit the boathouse whenever we’re in Naples. Food is excellent and server was awesome Highly recommend

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vipOpenTable Diner
Pittsburgh
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Food was average. There are way too many great restaurants in Naples. Probably won't be back.

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vipJohnL
Naples
11 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience5

We've been getting the Boathouse for 11 years and have always considered it one of our favorite places to eat in the Naples area. Always had great food, happy hour and location on the water. Unfortunately it has not been such a great experience the last few times we went there. Our meals have been sub par and the drinks don't seem to be made by professional bartenders. We have brought many friends with us but I hate to say I'm not sure we'll go back unless things change.

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Ross
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really nice view for a date night, staff was a pleasure and the food was hot & cooked to perfection!

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DawnT
Naples
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food and awesome service. OUr server took the time to learn about where we were from.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

20 year anniversary

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vipDateNight
Orlando
187 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food with a lovely view. Nice seafood selection.

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vipKathR
Atlantic City
36 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Beautiful setting with a large menu and excellent service. We will go back.

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vipEnjoysfood
Philadelphia
138 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great casual place to eat on the water in the bay area if Naples. We sat on their outside deck and we had a nice table with a nice view. Service was good and so was the food. If you are looking for a good seafood meal at a reasonable price with a water view this is the restaurant for you. I would highly recommend.

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Napleschic
Louisville
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience1

The seafood was excellent. Our party had snow crab and Brazilian lobster which were outstanding. A couple of our group members who don’t do seafood ordered the filet mignon and NY strip. We don’t recommend either. The spinach that came with the beef was delicious. Ambience - if you are in the mood for dining in an extremely boisterous atmosphere, you will love it. We were not, and found it very disturbing to our meal. COVID consideration is nonexistent. Tables are nearly on top of each other and this restaurant is seating parties practically together, barely room to leave the table once you are seated. Our waitress removed her mask to speak with us as well. Even though the seafood is great, we will not dine here again due to the so-so quality of steaks and the ear bursting noise level. Prices are also very high.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall2food3service3ambience2

Overall experience would be summed up as chaotic. The two hostesses were young, dismissive and too concerned with internal drama. Not one but two trays of food were dropped. It didn't appear that there was any manager on duty to oversee the running of the restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
Naples
5 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had great food and service! Veronica was very attentive, and pleasant! We enjoyed sitting outside and relaxing!

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greatexperience
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had the crab and lobster... Wonderful!

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OpenTable Diner
Naples
3 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great spot for outdoor dining. Food and service very good.

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vipDonnaF
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience5

I ordered Alaskan Halibut. They brought me 3 different fish.....none were halibut. It’s an expensive piece of fish so I would expect that they would know. The service was something I would expect at Stan’s not a fine dining restaurant. The server was very rough around the edges

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vipRjb128
Naples
9 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Visiting guest really enjoyed the whole experience. Great menu, great food.
Will return

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Suzanne
New England
15 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience1

Great waitress. Food was ok. The noise was unbearable.

CT
CherylT
New England
9 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Tables were very cramped and 2 of the seats were in direct sunlight on a very warm day. 1 Hostess very nice the other was rude - not only to us but to several people that were inquiring about a table. We luckily had reservations which are pretty much required even if there are several open tables.
The food was outstanding and the atmosphere was very nice.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Great service, decent food and sweet location

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vipKaren
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Food was ok service was horrible. The presentation of food was horrible. Wouldn’t go back.

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vipDISAAPOINTED
St. Louis
30 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great service and food!!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience on the patio.

LS
LSev
Naples
2 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful ambiance.... Tables spaced well for covid.... Wait staff all in masks....

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OpenTable Diner
Naples
6 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an amazing time, and the food was excellent! Joe, our waiter, was wonderful. He has the absolute best personality, and provided exceptional service.

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AshleyH
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Food was amazing, service a little slow, very nice sitting outside

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geradf
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wanted a true Florida seafood dinner with scenic views. Great spot

MB
MichaelB
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Good service.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Seattle
35 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great experience! The food was delicious and the ambiance was wonderful!

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vipRowdyRaider
Columbus
3 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience5

Great views and vibe for the restaurant. But, the food and service is average at best. Prices are high for the quality of food and service. You are paying extra to sit near the water.

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Foodie59
Chicago
17 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience2

Our visit to The Boathouse was frankly disappointing. While our server was good, the noise level made it very difficult to have a conversation comfortably. Our appetizer, the chargrilled octopus was good but minimal and why they put corn with it I'll never understand. Our main courses were OK but my husband's sides were bigger than his fish. The wine list was good. Not a repeat for us I'm afraid.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Fitting decor for location, large menu, food was very good.

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LisaU
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Our filet mignon came out rare when it it was ordered as medium- medium well. Not good when everyone is eating their dinner but yours was sent back to the kitchen...

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RickB
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great location. Great food. Great service. Would definitely recommend this place

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ThomasS
Naples
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience3

We enjoyed our meal and the time spent there.

SB
ShannonB
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant was great! I loved how they had a valentines balloon arch where people were able to take photos! The service was fast! Waitress provided us with great wine suggestions and amazing food choices! We enjoyed our time and had an amazing dinner. Will definitely recommend others and will come back again!

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vipTerri
Chicago
30 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a seat outside on a beautiful night. Had a nice selection to chose from. Service was great!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience1

Put into a corner where the servers hit my husband with a door when they came out. No view. Steak was less than tender and under cooked.

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Bound4Florida
Cincinnati
11 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I celebrated Valentine’s Day and it was wonderful. We sat outside and it was beautiful. Will definitely be back!

DP
vipDianeP
Minneapolis
20 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience3

Service was very slow. The server had to many tables.

FAQs

The Boathouse on Naples Bay offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (239) 643-2235.

The Boathouse on Naples Bay is rated 4.3 stars by 1970 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.