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Fifth Avenue South

Is one of the nation’s premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination.

Downtown Naples encompasses a five-mile area that stretches from bay to beach.

It includes Fifth Avenue, Bayfront, Tin City, the 41-10 Area, Third Street South, and Crayton Cove.

Fifth Avenue South Shops Naples Florida

FIFTH AVENUE MAP/LOCATION - Naples, Florida

Visit the many fine shops, galleries, restaurants, sidewalk Cafes, and hotels along the landscaped promenades in this historic setting near the beach...

Fifth Avenue South is Naples' Main Street and is filled with businesses ranging from fashion boutique shops, gourmet restaurants, cafes coffee and ice cream shops, delicatessens, European and American antique stores, traditional and contemporary art galleries, gift stores, jewelers, home furnishing and design showrooms.

It has become a popular place for visitors and residents alike to stroll along the freshly landscaped promenades and enjoy sidewalk dining.

Here's where you'll find that the aura of small-town friendliness and historical landmarks amid the sophisticated boutiques, neighborhood shops and colorful buildings of downtown Naples.

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The surrounding residential neighborhood of homes and apartments offer a mix of the generations of yesterday and today, looking forward to tomorrow. Enjoy browsing through the Fifth Avenue area and experience the charm in the heart of Old Naples.

Fifth Avenue South, Naples' Main Street, successfully blends local history and tradition with the cosmopolitan city Naples has become.

Evolved from a strip mall earlier this century, Fifth Avenue South is now a moving tableau of art and events, energized by people and change. Each structure is unique.

Columns, archways, recessed plazas with fountains, balconies in flower, all combine into a harmonious pastiche of color and architecture, reminiscent of fashionable European cities.

You will not see an ugly building on Fifth Avenue South, though you may see new construction under way, as part of the ongoing improvement and embellishment of this idyllic street.

You will find havens of shade in the form of mini-parks and walkways, and an array of streetside cafes and restaurants to refresh and sustain you on your shopping stroll, just steps from the beach.

Ample free parking is provided on the street or in a nearby lot.

Stop at the new Fifth Avenue South Information Center and Main Street Gallery and learn more about Fifth Avenue South while viewing the fine art collection.

The Main Street Gallery features the artworks of Florida Regional Artists.

The commerce and culture of Fifth Avenue South flows gracefully into the residential area, where the Gulf breeze beckons you to the beach.

Over a wooden walkway, a view of powdery white sand and crystal water awaits. Southward you will see Naples Pier

There is more to admire as you return on the other side of the street. More antique and specialty shops, more fashion, shoes, jewelry, beauty salons, and home decor stores.

More elegantly facaded office suites and residential buildings in the Italianate and contempo-traditional style, with exotic landscaping to set everything off to perfection.

Fifth Avenue South, full of visual, cultural and gastronomic delights, is a symphony of experience.

Everything has been done to make your trip to our Main Street both pleasurable and convenient.

For your further enjoyment, a busy calendar of events includes a Christmas Walk and Avenue of Lights parade; a Mardi Gras carnival; a nationally renowned Festival of the Arts; a Taste of Collier fun and food bonanza; and a Fourth of July procession, complete with floats, bands and street entertainment.

Cambier Park, located south of Fifth Avenue South between 8th Street S. and Park Street, is a popular venue for musical performances and picnicking under the pavilion.

Coming to 5th...and go to town! The Avenue is bustling with more than 70 retail shops, spas, art galleries and theatres and more than 33 restaurants, sidewalk cafes, and bars... all leading to the breezy Gulf beach. Fabulous by day and exiting by night. see you on 5th!

DAYTIME, NIGHTTIMES
GREAT TIMES!

Chops City Grill is the best steak restaurant in Naples FL

Chops City Grill - is a restaurant that was created to offer the best in steaks, seafood, and style. Chops might be the best place in town for a steak.

I wouldn't come here for Seafood as there are plenty of outstanding five star seafood restaurants in town.

Chops City Grill is the best steak restaurant in Naples FL, and voted best steak house in Lee and Collier County on Fifth Avenue in Downtown Naples.

A steak house that is a cut above! We are proud to offer you more choices, better quality and more value than traditional steak houses. Chops City Grill was created to offer the best in steaks, seafood and style. A steak house can and should be exciting!

Excellent Steaks 

Excellent steaks and seafood. Excellent service. If you absolutely must have a great steak then this is the place to go. The prices are high, pretty standard for this type of Flemings, Ruth Chris, Morton's, etc. steak place.

Truluck's, getaway for the senses
Best happy hour in the City

We invite you to escape to Truluck's. A getaway for the senses. Come savor the freshest Crab, direct from our own fisheries. Delight in our fresh-catch seafood menu or prime tender, juicy steaks prepared to perfection. Then complement it all with delicious wines by the glass and bottle.

PROPER ATTIRE IS REQUIRED

We want you to enjoy your special occasion.

We are business casual.

Thank you for not wearing tank tops, sleeveless shirts, flip-flops, gym wear or short shorts. Dress shorts are acceptable. Please remove your hat when entering the restaurant.

Best happy hour in the City

Now that many of the snowbirds have left Naples, it's a great time to go back to happy hour at Trulucks.

Happy hour starts at 4:00. We arrived at 5:00 and there was still table and seats at the bar. Discounted cocktails.

We dined on outstanding short ribs, ahi tuna tower, and crispy shrimp. The bar is so fun. Great decor, fun bartenders. Trulucks is A must when you're in Naples 

Too brings bit of Persian flair to Fifth Avenue South

bha! bha! Old world flavor. New world flare

Welcome to bha! bha! persian bistro on the contemporary Royal Road that is Fifth Avenue South, Naples FL.

With his new boutique bistro Michael Mir, (Executive Chef and Owner), will take you to a place where warm desert moonlight glows upon the sands, creates mystical illusions in far away dunes, and magically gives life to every jewel in it’s path.

Bold flavors from fresh meats, poultry and fish embrace the palate and soothe it with delicate strokes of the perfect union of flavors.

Bah Bah bangin meal!

The reviews don't lie everything about this meal from our knowledgeable and attentive server to each of our 4 courses was delicious !

We listened to our waiter and couldn't have been happier, the Persian bruschetta and lamb meatballs with squash were scrumptious, the pita kept coming which helped soak up the tasty sauces in our dishes. Don't miss a chance to try the famous Baklava..

Persia in the heart of Naples.

This is a real and excellent change of pace. fine Persian cuisine in a very attractive setting. unusual items on the menu all worth a try.

Some items may seem unfamiliar to some people but I would sincerely encourage anyone to try something new. every thing was beautifully prepared and delicious.

There is more to admire as you return on the other side of the street. More antique and specialty shops, more fashion, shoes, jewelry, beauty salons, and home decor stores. More elegantly facaded office suites and residential buildings in the Italianate and contempo-traditional style, with exotic landscaping to set everything off to perfection.


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Bistro 821
A wide array of innovative entrees fusing Asian, European and Domestic flavors.

Yabba Island Grill
- Grilled Seafood Islands Style

Chops City Grill - A serious Steakhouse

Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab
- A getaway for the senses where you can savor the freshest Florida Stone Crab direct from their own fisheries.

Sushi-Thai of Fifth Avenue South
No one with go hungry and nobody will go home broke. The menu is huge and goes on for pages and pages. It covers Thai, Japanese and loads and loads of sushi.

Pazzo's
- Worldclass afforable Italian Food.

Cafe Lurcat on 5th Ave South
In the mood for a casual dinner or late-night bite? Bar Lurcat offers an a la carte "small plates" menu available for lunch, dinner and late night dining.

Vergina's 
world-class, Italian inspired cuisine sure to please traditionalists, as well as those looking for that unique selection.

Vergina, the classic


Vergina, the classic, stunning restaurant on Fifth Avenue South in the Heart of Naples, the Downtown and most impressive part of old Naples.

You’ll enjoy Vergina's Authentic Mediterranean Culinary Art, romantic décor and wonderful open air ambiance.

Our Culinary team offer fine selection of authentic Mediterranean with strong emphasis on Italian Cuisine.

The Bar at Vergina boasts Naples largest, friendliest and dynamic bar featuring live entertainment nightly.

Great Social Bar

I like this bar for what it is...a very social (pick-up) bar with live music and dancing. The service has always been pretty good at the bar. The restaurant is good also with pretty good service.

Can't wait to go back!

We loved our service and food at Vergina! My husband had the chicken Parmesan and I had the eggplant lasagna. Everything was delicious! The wine selection was fantastic as well! We were pleasantly surprised how affordable the meal was when we got our bill.

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Café and Bar Lurcat is a hip venue

LURCAT NAPLES

Café and Bar Lurcat is a hip venue that boasts serious food and voguish design. A perfect blend of classic old world style with a Noveau twist,

Lurcat’s lounge is ideal for casual cocktails and a la carte bites, while our dining room creates the perfect ambiance for an exceptional dining experience featuring sophisticated American comfort food.

Lurcat's distinctive flavors are complemented with a global list of 200 wines. Make a reservation and see why Lurcat was voted 10 Best Wine Lists by Food and Wine Magazine.

LURCAT NAPLES

Café and Bar Lurcat is a hip venue that boasts serious food and voguish design.

A perfect blend of classic old world style with a Noveau twist, Lurcat’s lounge is ideal for casual cocktails and a la carte bites, while our dining room creates the perfect ambiance for an exceptional dining experience featuring sophisticated American comfort food.

Lurcat's distinctive flavors are complemented with a global list of 200 wines. Make a reservation and see why Lurcat was voted 10 Best Wine Lists by Food and Wine Magazine.

Best Italian Restaurants in Naples FL include Pazzo Cucina Italiana

Thank You Naples!

From the very beginning, it was destined to become a legend… now entering our 21st year the oldest Italian restaurant on 5th Avenue South in Naples Florida still shows why romance, creativity and dedicated service still matter!

A Downtown Naples Florida restaurant on 5th Avenue offering authentic Italian food.

Favorite

This is probably my favorite restaurant in Naples. Certainly my favorite Italian restaurant. It has real table cloths, a lovely interior and a very good menu. In addition, their pricing is reasonable, particularly for early birds. The bar is excellent and the service is good.

Excellent Italian Fare

First time we dined at Pazzo, but it will not be the last. My wife ordered the Crespelle which is roasted eggplant and said it was the best she had ever had. She followed that with Ravioli Di Casa which is Butternut squash ravioli. 

Affordability on Fifth!
Yabba Island Grill

With sultry ocean blues, accents of silver and deep mahogany woods, Yabba Island Grill may be the sexiest and most affordable restaurant on 5th!

With steaks starting in the low $20’s, entrees starting at just $13.50 and a vast array of low calorie options Yabba is your perfect choice for the southwest Florida lifesty


If you are in the mood for Fifth Avenue South best seafood prepared simply grilled or in the spirit of the islands with a little “dis and dat”, authentic jerk chicken and incredible grills head on down to Yabba Island Grill and have fun with your food!

Come for the food - stay for the fun! Sip slow on a YabbaRita or Lava Slide and just enjoy our laid back atmosphere.

Yabba Island Grill is the perfect spot in town for the grandchildren, grandparents and the kid in all of us!

Yabba offers a casual fun island atmosphere, where you don't have to dress up, and if you do, you'll still feel at home. At Yabba's everything's cool!

Every Friday and Saturday night, we go late night with an Island party for the younger "natives". The rest of the week is as calm as an island breeze.

Return Reaffirms ... Yabba is Fun and Delicious

Back in Naples for a few days, it's been a while. We have always started our trip with a visit to Yabba's patio for a sampling of appetizers and good cocktails. Never disappointed, 


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