About Sam Snead's Tavern - Lely Resort

If you live and breathe the game of golf, you"re bound to hunger for more than a few birdies. At Sam Snead's Tavern you can feast on your passion for the game, as well as great food. Choose from a wide selection of foods grilled only with locally cured oak, that creates the most unique flavor around. Start with Sam's appetizers, then make your selection from the certified Angus aged beef, the freshest seafood, chops,ribs or chicken. Complement all this with a fine wine or your favorite cocktail. And for the lighter appetite there's a wide salad and sandwich selection to be enjoyed at Sam Snead's Tavern. Be sure to top your meal with one of Sam's homemade desserts.

8004 Lely Resort Blvd.
Naples, FL 34113
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Continental

Hours of Operation:
Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Wildflower Way

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(239) 793-6623

Website:
http://www.samsneadslely.com/

Parking Details:
Self parking.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Sam Snead's Tavern - Lely Resort Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.5

ambience

4.1

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (15)
Happy Hour (9)
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Good for Groups (7)
Quick Bite (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Fun (4)
Comfort Food (4)
Scenic View (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Business Meals (2)
Cozy (2)
Healthy (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Seasonal (2)
Local Ingredients (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Good for a Date (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Authentic (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Romantic (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined 4 days ago

Took my parents out after a day of golf, and truly enjoyed the experience. Our food was fabulous, service was outstanding, and the Snead Family artifacts throughout the foyer and building were fun to see. Nice dining area to accommodate dressy or casual, and happy hour prices were very reasonable. We will definitely return!

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Late-night Find
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 (Naples)·Dined 5 days ago

Sam Snead's is our go-to restaurant when we don't feel like cooking but want to have a good dinner either alone or with friends. It always meets our expectations.

Tags: Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Waiter was a wonder plus the food prep was outstanding with no rush to push for the table. Beautiful evening with time to enjoy

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 (Naples)·Dined on November 30, 2017

We are always happy when we dine at Sam Sneeds Restaurant. We love the menu and the ability to talk to each other without being interrupted by loud noise. And, most important, the food is always good.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

It's to bright so no atmosphere. It looks like a family restaurant. Not my type of place. Food was ok.

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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Food was not that good tonight; onion rings soggy and the Rubin was terriable

Tags: Business Meals, People Watching, Hot Spot
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 (Naples)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Service was fine with a happy waiter. The Grouper was way over cooked and tough. The surf and turf - steak was well done instead of medium rare! Can't say I will go back there soon.

Tags: Quick Bite, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Always a great meal.

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 (Naples)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Food is ALWAYS delicious, feel-good atmosphere, serviceis great

Tags: Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Casual, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Our server, Janet, was just wonderful. She took good care of us.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Nice friendly place to go for lunch or dinner. Great atmosphere. The restaurant
has updated their interior and celebrates Sam Snead. Good food at reasonable prices. Good service from friendly staff. And when the weather permits, sitting out. on the terrace, overlooking the course, is great fun. Go there, you won't be disappointed.

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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Good neighborhood spot. Menu is varied with basic American standbys well prepared.
Bar scene is active with youngish older folks.

Tags: Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Consistently good. Shrimp and lobster pasta is outstanding. French onion soup is worth a try.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Casual, Scenic View
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Consistent food and service makes for a place you can use as a go to restaurant.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Food was very good. Will return again.

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 (Naples)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Great food...great service...will definitely return!!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Casual
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on July 3, 2017

I must say, I was very pleased with Sam Snead's. The food was wonderful, the staff was excellent, and the price was reasonable. I would highly recommend the restaurant.

Tags: Business Meals, People Watching, Scenic View, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on June 22, 2017

My husband ordered the usually delicious "fall of the bone" ribs & they were not! The ribs were dry with little flavor. I ordered the coconut shrimp & it was mediocre. I wouldn't order it again.

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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on June 16, 2017

Sam Snead's serve one of the most delicious prime rib specials on Friday night. Included in the excellent price is your choice of 3 salads. We always order the perfect Caesar. They offer 1/2 price well drinks and the desserts are acceptable. Excellent choice for out-of-season Friday night dining.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great Beer, Comfort Food, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Afternoon Tea, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Paleo Friendly
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 (Naples)·Dined on June 11, 2017

Good steaks and nice quiet atmosphere. Lousy coffee (selection and quality). Choose another glass of excellent wine instead!

Tags: Scenic View, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on June 11, 2017

They didn't open their reservation system, so we didn't get points credited for our reservation.

Tags: Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Great Beer, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Disabled Access, People Watching, Casual, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on May 19, 2017

We had a great time our server was great as was the whole team from the hostess to the night manger.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Great Beer, Good for Birthdays
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 (Naples)·Dined on May 9, 2017

Shrimp cocktail was an excellent appetizer. Bruschetta was disappointing - almost mushy and bland. Service started out very good but then waitress disappeared for large chunks of time.

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 (Naples)·Dined on May 8, 2017

A delightful place to take friends and company. Food and service was excellent. Enjoyed the beautiful view. Will come back again.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on May 5, 2017

Love, love, love Sam Snead's. It's a great local neighborhood restaurant. It's the place to be. During season you have to reserve weeks in advance. But after the beginning of May, it's easier to get a table. Sam Snead's beats The Players Club, hands down for food, service and ambience.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on May 2, 2017

Good food, priced right, excellent service, casual atmosphere.

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 (Naples)·Dined on April 29, 2017

My wife's meal was good but mine was terrible. I ordered chicken tenders and the first bite I took was a large piece of chewy fat.

Tags: Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Scenic View
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vip
 (Cleveland)·Dined on April 19, 2017

Always great food and service. Flatbreads and quesadillas are a must. Chicken wings are the best around. Try the shrimp and lobster pasta too.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on April 19, 2017

This is a great place to dine with friends or family. Great food and value. Good happy hour place to meet a friend after a round of golf or just to get together. Service is always good and friendly. There is also out door seating with nice views. I would recommend this place for to all my friends.

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 (Naples)·Dined on April 18, 2017

Ribeye was cooked perfectly as were the filets and NY Strips ordered at our table. They kitchen cooked up some homemade chips with blue cheese and balsamic glaze on them...delicious. It's nice that they give you a salad with your entree and you get choice of Caesar, wedge or house.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Quick Bite, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on April 14, 2017

Great place for a meal if you are staying in the Lely area. Excellent golf course views.
I had the yellow tail snapper and it was wonderful -- great review were also given for the grouper. Wine list is adequate and they make a great cocktail.

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 (Naples)·Dined on April 12, 2017

We love Snead's. Great view. Close to home Terrific happy hour. Good food and service at a reasonable price. Just don't order ribs. I have had them twice, never again. Hardly any meat and overcooked to the point they are hard to distinguish from shoe leather. I went two years before giving them a second chance. Still the worst ever. But otherwise, I love the place.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on April 11, 2017

I have been to this location multiple times and service and food have always been good. This time though the server forgot about our table. Then when the food came out they tried serving it to another table. My dish was set on another table and toddlers picked at it and when they realized it was to be sent to our table the waiter picked up my dish and tried serving it to me. I sent it back for. A new one. The other people's food came to our table cold because it had been sitting on a tray in the corner for a while

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 3, 2017

Have been to Sam Snead on numerous occasions and you just can't go wrong. Service and food is excellent. Great place to run in and get a great mean. Very casual so no need to dress up.

Tags: Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 3, 2017

We tried several times to get a reservation to find tables available only after 8:30 PM...even when we tried a couple of days in advance. So guess our expectations were elevated when we finally managed to get a reservation when we booked almost a week in advance, combined with the 4 star ratings and other reviews, but the noise level and the so-so food left us disappointed.

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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on April 2, 2017

I have been here many many times. The last two have been disappointing. Both were later in evening around 8 I ordered the ribs and was disappointed . They were overlooked and pretty dry. I told my waiter and he told management. They offered to take $10 off. Wow . I did not ear many and did not take any home. The attitude was sad.
My wife had a strip streak and it was ok. After having many great meals here, I will give one more chance. But night management is weak at customer service. Many times that I have been there during the day overall experience was way better.

Tags: Cozy, Bar Seating, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 29, 2017

Great atmosphere, top notch service

Tags: Seasonal, Paleo Friendly, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Healthy, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on March 27, 2017

I only come once a year with my cousins but it's always consistently good. Mikey was very attentive and pleasant

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Fun
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 25, 2017

Excellent food and service!
Highly recommend!
Anthony is the BEST server!
Food always exceptional!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Tasting Menu, Cozy, Good for a Date, Fun, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Disabled Access, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Authentic, Casual, Outstanding Value, Healthy, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on March 22, 2017

Food is decent but not great. Service was a little slow this evening, but is usually good. Clearly not elegant dining but good for what it is.

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