While North Naples and Vanderbilt Beach area may be on the smaller side, it nonetheless has a variety of choices to satisfy your cravings. Below are some of our favorite places to eat near Vanderbilt beach.
Here’s the lowdown on Vanderbilt Beach eating options—and your ticket to a satisfied belly after the beach:
Beach Box Cafe
Calling all Naples, FL beach lovers! Welcome to your new local hang out for food and fun! The Beach Box Café is your home for healthy eating choices on the gorgeous Gulf Coast beachfront. Located at the corner of Vanderbilt Beach Road and Gulf Shore Drive, Beach Box Café is your last stop on the way to and from the beach. At Beach Box Cafe, we are committed to keeping you cool and full with our complete menu, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, a full liquor bar, ice-cold beers, and a nice selection of wines.
Address: 9020 Gulf Shore Dr, Naples, FL 34108
Hours: 9AM to 10PM
Phone: (239) 631-6080
Salsa Brava Mexican Grill is off the beaten path, but worth the effort to find it for lunch and dinner. This is the little restaurant that could and always makes the dining experience something to keep coming back for more. This Mexican eatery is very much a cut above the rest. Zagat has called this restaurant “Outstanding”.
Address: 10265 Tamiami Trail N #10, Naples, FL 34108
Hours: 9:30AM to 9:30PM
Phone: (239) 254-0222
Zen Asian BBQ
Zen features creative and fresh sushi, Thai dishes inspired by Thai Street food, authentic Korean dishes, and their famous ramen. Korean BBQ features premium meats, fish, lobster and vegetables to be cooked by the guest table-side and served with house-made sauces and several side dishes. Their most popular BBQ item being their Bulgogi. Cooking on their grills is truly the most fun you will have at a restaurant. Some might call it social dining.
Address: 10823 Tamiami Trail N, Naples, FL 34108
Hours: 11:30AM to 11PM
Phone: (239) 260-7037
Sushi-Thai of Naples
With four locations in the Naples-Bonita Springs area, Sushi Thai is saturating the region with its well-loved mix of Asian flavors. It’s a downtown restaurant with its sidewalk seating gets a lot of traffic and fans. The menu is a veritable encyclopedia of all the favorites from Japan and Thailand.
Address: 869 103rd Ave N #10, Naples, FL 34108
Hours: 11:30AM to 10PM
Phone: (239) 592-7575
Located in Naples, Leoni’s Pizzeria’s homemade pizza is finger-licking good. The menu at Leoni’s Pizzeria is loaded with gluten-free and low-fat options. Get online for free courtesy of Leoni’s Pizzeria’s wifi. With delivery and take-out options, you can enjoy this pizzeria’s cooking from the comfort of your own living room. Your piggy bank is best left behind when dining at Leoni’s Pizzeria – prices are so low you won’t believe how good it tastes! Leoni’s Pizzeria serves up hot and fresh pizzas, so head on over today and enjoy a tasty slice of paradise.
Address: 9503 Tamiami Trail N, Naples, FL 34108
Hours: 11AM to 11PM
Phone: (239) 591-1700
A Patio they serve homemade food with fast, friendly service at prices everyone can afford. They offer an extensive menu, whether you are coming in for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner they are here to serve you! They offer full breakfast, fresh crisp salads, their famous burgers, daily sandwiches, delicious soups, hand-cut steaks, homemade meatloaf, roasted turkey, seafood, pasta, wine and handcrafted cocktails.
Address: 10711 Tamiami Trail N, Naples, FL 34108
Hours: 7AM to 9PM
Phone: (239) 260-1075
Rumba Cuban Cafe
In Cuba, Rumba is more than just a rhythm, it’s a party! The moment you indulge in any of their signature dishes; they will put your taste buds to dance. Since opening in 2014, Rumba has delighted guests from all over the world. Bringing a little piece of Cuba closer to beautiful Naples, Florida.
Address: 9331 Tamiami Trail N Ste. 12, Naples, FL 34108
Hours: 11AM to 8PM
Phone: (239) 300-4198
Joe’s Diner menu items have a long history, mostly inspired by his parents Andrea & “Big Joe” who had owned many popular restaurants for over 40 years in Naples including the White House Restaurant, Mr. Moms, Neopolitan Pizza, TJ’s & Cheeburger Cheeburger. Joe’s Diner strives to bring you the freshest products in hearty portions at realistic prices. It’s their focus to bring you memorable comfort foods in traditional styles with creative twists to satisfy everyone’s dietary desires!
Address: 9331 Tamiami Trail N #14, Naples, FL 34108
Hours: 7AM to 3PM
Phone: (239) 254-7929
The Crust Pizza
The Crust Pizza is your premier location for thin-crust, midwest-style pizza, oven-baked subs, and fresh salads. With a history in Ohio, The Crust strive to offer Neapolitans a thin-crust pizzeria that holds itself to pizza service standards as we found in the heart of the midwest.
Address: 875 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Naples, FL 34108
Hours: 4PM to 9PM
Phone: (239) 244-8488
The Sauce Lady
For years people have traveled from all over Collier and Lee counties to stock up on The Sauce Lady’s take-home sauces, entrees, and lasagna. Dine with her at the Sauce Lady! Come in and enjoy a wide selection of Italian food served in a cafeteria-style setting.
Address: 9331 Tamiami Trail N, Naples, FL 34108
Hours: 10AM to 5PM
Phone: (239) 592-5557
Brooks Gourmet Burgers & Dogs
Since 2010, Brooks Gourmet Burgers & Dogs has been committed to serving the perfect burger. Their all-natural, brilliantly cooked, deliciously crafted burgers are nationally recognized and locally famous. As a family-owned restaurant, they treat their customers like their own family. Come try one of their unique burgers, after relaxing at Vanderbilt Beach, and join their family!
Address: 845 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Naples, FL 34108
Hours: 11AM to 9PM
Phone: (239) 631-8298