With a name like Naples, this destination practically guarantees romance, especially in the dining department. The region is heavy on Italian restaurants, and satisfies that craving for Old World ambiance and from scratch cuisine with extra special spots such as Angelina's Ristorante and Osteria Tulia. They evoke Italy's finest with artfully tailored specialties and atmospheres custom made for romance. At Angelina's you feel as though you are dining in a fine, classic restaurant, whereas at Osteria Tulia you will sense more of a rustic farm house air.
Other restaurants, such as The French Brasserie Rustique and Bleu Provence take their romantic cues from France, one of the most passionate places in the world, especially when it comes to food. But of course the setting tracks strongly when it comes to creating a date night atmosphere to remember and cherish. And one of Naples' most endearing settings is the beach, where sunset happens nightly. BALEEN boasts one of the region's most striking settings, so close to the beach you can sit with your toes in the sand and bask in the glow of a bonfire and Naples' brand of toasty climes.
This list scours the multitude of restaurants that fill the Naples, Bonita Spring and Marco Island area with so many choices, so little time. Based on careful research and consideration, it offers up the 10 best restaurants in the region for impressing a first date, fanning the flames of passion, celebrating love or even popping the question.