Best Early Dining in Naples!

2016-08-12 17.07.40This month I am back to “happy hour” dining again.  I would advise you to hurry to Caffe Milano on 5th Avenue S because who knows how long this fantastic deal will last!  I happened to be out late afternoon a couple of Fridays ago with a friend of mine and we couldn’t decide where we wanted to have dinner.  We were strolling along 5th Avenue when my eye was caught by a sign for $5 happy hour drinks.  Investigating further I could not see a happy hour food menu so asked the waiter standing outside what the happy hour menu was.  His answer?

“You are looking at it!”

I thought I was blind for a minute because all I saw was the regular menu.  I questioned him further and he said everything on their regular menu is half price from 3 to 6pm every day!  $5 drinks and half price food?  That’s a deal that we couldn’t pass up.

Caffe Milano is situated on the corner of 5th Avenue S and 8th Street S and has wonderful outdoor 2014-09-05 19.49.54seating right on 5th Avenue.  We would have loved to sit outside but the sky was dark and threatening and sure enough half way through our meal the skies opened as they tend to do in the summer in southwest Florida.  We were very glad we had been persuaded to eat inside.  The restaurant was very busy with people taking advantage of the fabulous happy hour prices.  I enjoyed the seafood risotto and had enough to take home for another meal.  My friend had the filet mignon and remarked that it was perfectly cooked to a medium rare temperature.  Two full dinners and two drinks and the bill with tip was just over $50!  And it was on 5th Avenue.

Some of you may remember my favorite restaurant a couple of years ago was L’Angolo.  Caffe Milano is Caffe Milanonow in that location.  The inside of the restaurant has been completely remodeled with an open, fresh and European flair.  As most of today’s restaurants, it is noisy and welcoming.  The wait staff were attentive and pleasant without being overbearing.

I would definitely suggest you check out this fabulous happy hour and I agree with the restaurant’s advertising:  It really is the best early dining in Naples!

Remember it is always toasty in Naples and you deserve your piece of Naples sunshine and a wonderful happy hour with friends.

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