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Top Choice Iranian in Naples

Bha! Bha! Persian Bistro

This experimental, high-end establishment takes its name from the Farsi phrase for 'yum, yum,' and that turns out to be a serious understatement. Wash down the pistachio lamb meatballs with a saffron lemongrass mart…
Top Choice Gardens in Naples

Naples Botanical Gardens

This outstanding botanical garden styles itself as ‘a place of bliss, a region of supreme delight.’ And after spending some time wandering its 2.5-mile trail through nine cultivated gardens you’ll rapidly find your …
Top Choice Museum in Naples

Baker Museum

The pride of Naples, this engaging, sophisticated art museum is part of the Artis–Naples campus, which includes the fabulous Philharmonic Center next door. Devoted to 20th-century modern and contemporary art, the mu…
Top Choice Classical Music in Naples

Naples Philharmonic

Naples' 85-piece Philharmonic Orchestra is increasingly recognized as one of the country's best young orchestras. Andrey Boreyko was named as music director in 2013. The season runs from September to June, but the A…
Top Choice Seafood in Naples

USS Nemo

In a nondescript strip mall in north Naples, this wildly popular seafood establishment is festooned in porthole art and known for insanely delicious miso-glazed sea bass and mouthwatering truffle lobster risotto. Th…
Cocktail Bar in Naples

HobNob Kitchen + Bar

This place is about as hipster-chic as Naples gets, with opulent modern decor and 'nobtails' like the strawberry-watermelon fresca, made with pearl cucumber vodka. Don't miss the innovative, New American appetizers,…
Seafood in Naples

Turtle Club

How do you compete with the showstopping sunsets on the Gulf of Mexico? The Turtle Club at the Vanderbilt Resort tries hard with kick-ass cocktails and a short, sharp seafood menu rocking Pine Island lump crab, shri…
Museum in Naples

Golisano Children's Museum of Naples

Designed by kids (and child psychologists) for kids, this interactive children's museum is devoted to learning through play. A trolley takes kids to various exhibits, including a virtual pond, where they can observe…
State Park in Naples

Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

This lovely state park and beach extends for a mile from the mouth of the Cocohatchee River. It boasts gorgeous white sands, which are protected during turtle-nesting season (from May to October). There's an observa…
Cafe in Naples

The Café

You could easily walk past this unassuming cafe, but then you'd be missing out on a superlative breakfast of fluffy, organic eggs, grilled Canadian bacon and perfectly toasted artisan bread. And that's just the stan…