About Yabba Island Grill

711 5th Ave South
Naples, FL 34102
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AFFORDABILITY ON FIFTH!
With sultry ocean blues, accents of silver and deep mahogany woods, the new Yabba Island Grill may be the sexiest and most affordable “new” restaurant on 5th!
So put the date back in date night and enjoy the brand new Yabba Island Grill!
With steaks starting in the low $20's and entrees starting at just $13.50, Yabba has something for everyone ... including the largest craft beer and cocktail list on 5th Avenue South, fresh stone crab claws,
live lobster and an incredible new atmosphere that is date night ready!

Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Steak, Seafood, American

Hours of Operation:
Open for Dinner 7 days a week

DINNER: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Bar:
Sunday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm

Happy Hour: 4:30 - 6:00pm 7 days a week; subject to change on holidays and 5th Avenue event days

Early Dining:
7 days a week: 5:00 - 5:30pm, first available; subject to change on holidays and 5th Avenue event days

Holidays we're open for in 2015*:
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year's Eve
*Call-in reservations only

Cross Street:
8th and 7th Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(239) 262-5787

Website:
http://www.yabbaislandgrill.com/

Parking Details:
Located directly behind Yabba Island Grill is a 400 space FREE parking garage. There is also parking located along 5th Avenue South.

Executive Chef:
Ryan Milito

Private Party Facilities:
For more information about private dining, to view our special event menus or see photos of the restaurant please visit us at www.gr8parties.net or call

Private Party Contact:
Keith Cronebach: 2392985105x

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Wine

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Promotions

Early Dining

Special valid Jan 18, 2016 - May 18, 2016 all week from 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Details
Enjoy 2 entrees and a bottle of wine for $33.50. Served in the dining room from 5-5:30 p.m. NOTE: Specials and hours are subject to change on holidays and 5th Avenue event days. Call (239)262-5787 to confirm details!. Excludes Tax and Tip. Early Dining may not be available on Holidays or event nights. Call for details. Special valid Jan 18, 2016 - May 18, 2016 all week from 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM.
Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Details
Give your Mom the night out she deserves and celebrate her with a special dinner! We're taking reservations & serving our regular menu plus new seasonal entree creations!
Happy Hour at the Bar!

Special valid Jan 18, 2016 - May 18, 2016 all week from 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Details
Enjoy Happy Hour at the bar with 50% off all calls & wells, $2.00 off all premium, Wines by the glass for $5.95, $2.00 off all beers and the friendliest bartenders in town. **On holidays & 5th Avenue event days, hours & specials are subject to change. Excludes Tax and Tip. Served at the bar only. Special valid Jan 18, 2016 - May 18, 2016 all week from 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM.
2 for 1 Tuesdays at the Bar!

Tuesdays from 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Details
Yabba Island Grill offers TWO for ONE TUESDAYS from 9pm - 11pm at the bar only. Excludes Tax and Tip. Special valid Jan 19, 2016 - May 19, 2016 on Tuesdays from 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM.
Margarita Wednesdays at the Bar!

Wednesdays from 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Details
Every Wednesday at Yabba Island Grill, enjoy frozen margaritas for $3.99 all night long at the bar!. Excludes Tax and Tip. valid on frozen margaritas only. not available at lunch time. Special valid Jan 19, 2016 - May 19, 2016 on Wednesdays from 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM.
Martini Thursdays at the Bar!

Thursdays from 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Details
Every Thursday at Yabba Island Grill, enjoy 20% off all signature martinis from 4:30pm - close at the bar!. Excludes Tax and Tip. not available at lunch time. Special valid Jan 19, 2016 - May 19, 2016 on Thursdays from 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM.
Stone Crab Sundays!

Sundays from 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Details
Every Sunday at the Yabba Island Grill bar, enjoy stone crabs at 50% off the menu price. Get them while they last. Excludes Tax and Tip. valid at the bar only. limited quantities. Special valid Jan 19, 2016 - May 19, 2016 on Sundays from 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM.

Yabba Island Grill Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

3.9

service

4

ambience

4

noise

Moderate

80% would recommend it to a friend

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food5
ambience4
service5
value5

Very Enjoyable Evening..

Dined 4 days ago

One of the most delicious dinners this season. The best salmon and delicious bread and rolls. Great deal we dined on the early bird special.Wonderful,dinner.. We will be back..

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Most Enjoyable!

Dined 7 days ago

My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Yabba's. The food was excellent as always. Our waiter, Jonathan, was superb. He made our evening out with his pleasant personality and attentive service. I would definitely recommend Yabba's to anyone!

Tags: fit for foodies
food5
ambience5
service5

Great place for kids or no kids! Gorgeou ...

vip
Dined on April 25, 2016

Great place for kids or no kids! Gorgeous southern country charm with very attentive & ready-to-please servers. Great food.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great for an evening relaxing in heart of Naples

Dined on April 25, 2016

Good service, good timing, affable waiter who had some good stories to tell. Surf and turf perfectly presented. Well done!

Tags: great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Great food fun atmosphere

Dined on April 23, 2016

Great food fun atmosphere

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great fish!

Dined on April 22, 2016

We love that you can pick different sauces for the fish and their other meats! Great prices and the service was excellent.

Tags: good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
food3
ambience4
service4
value3

Lovely outdoor dining

Dined on April 21, 2016

Our service was outstanding. Our waiter gave us an extra glass of wine on the house. Our food was good but not outstanding. This was our first visit and we will return. We thought the outdoor dining was lovely!

Tags: great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

My favorite place that we visited in Naples!

Dined on April 17, 2016

We had an amazing experience at Yabba! Gary was our server and he provided some of the best service we've ever had! Their early dining deal is awesome and the food was delicious. I've already recommended Yabba to some of our friends that are visiting Naples!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5

Nice place to take guests for dinner. W ...

Dined on April 16, 2016

Nice place to take guests for dinner. We sat in the outdoor patio area.

food3
ambience3
service4
value2

Over Complicated food

Dined on April 15, 2016

Had the experience of visiting Yabbas Island grill recently and I can say that given the price point for the menu items and quality you would be better off spending a little more and get a great dining experience as opposes to a mediocre one. Appetizers and dessert were the best choices. Tasty, well presented, good pricing on the shushi, wontons and Key Lime pie. Main courses were a disappointment. Swordfish Capri and the Mahi Mahi dishes were overcomplicated, and oversized. Everything just heaped on top of each other. No points for presentation. Sauces overpowered the dish leaving the so called "star" of the dish "the fish" lost in a swimming pool of sauce and vegetable. Simply this dish, reduce the portioning to be balanced and it might be something worth eating.

Tags: great for outdoor dining, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food2
ambience4
service2
value3

A sad disappointment

vip
Dined on April 15, 2016

Service slow. Entrees over cooked by a good margin. 42.00 for black grouper that was almost inedible. Chicken entree the same. Not impressed by the scantily dressed ladies at the entrance either. Really disappointed.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great

Dined on April 13, 2016

Fish and chips awesome.server was great, my stir fry great.

Tags: neighborhood gem
food2
ambience3
service3
value2

Disappointed.

Dined on April 8, 2016

Fries were frozen, steak looked and tasted like a hockey puck. Really!? Very limited and too expensive a wine list - only 2 sauvignon blancs? Looks like no effort other than making money has been applied.

food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Good deal on Early Dining

Dined on April 8, 2016

We chose to take advantage of the 'Early Dining' special which required that you get the order to the kitchen by 5:30. No sweat with a 5PM arrival. I think there are a limited number of reservations accepted at this time, for profit reasons, but I enjoyed the experience. Good food, regular portions, exceptionally accommodating and charming waitress Densela(?memory failing me). Half the price of meals we bought on other nights (at other establishments). Sure the wine wasn't the best but it was just fine. Sure it's a limited menu. What do you want for the bargain price? We scooted out and got to the theater on time at Gulfshore Playhouse for an incredible performance by the best actors I've seen in a while. Great night on all accounts.

Tags: great for lunch, scenic view
food2
ambience3
service1
value2

Poor service

Dined on April 7, 2016

Have been to Yabba's many times, but not in the last few years. Service was poor...took over 30 minutes to get drink order. Orders were mixed up and food was average. Will not go back and certainly won't recommend Yabba's to others.

food1
ambience3
service4

Four if us all ordered seafood. Over don ...

vip
Dined on April 7, 2016

Four if us all ordered seafood. Over done on three of four orders. It us no longer one of 5th Avenue's premiere seafood restaurants.

food3
ambience3
service4

It was ok:). We were excited to have sto ...

Dined on April 7, 2016

It was ok:). We were excited to have stone crab and it was just so-so. We had great service, and the chef was polite and tried to accommodate us with options. The steaks looked really good. The corn/crab chowder was excellent.

food4
ambience4
service4

Quick service, nice location, fairly pri ...

Dined on April 6, 2016

Quick service, nice location, fairly priced meals

food3
ambience4
service4
value3

The food was just okay and the waiter ta ...

Dined on April 6, 2016

The food was just okay and the waiter talked too much about the menu and what he liked.na

Tags: neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5

We just moved here and we're trying lots ...

vip
Dined on April 6, 2016

We just moved here and we're trying lots of restaurants, this one ranks right at the top. Prices for the typically overpriced 5th Street location were very reasonable as well.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Exceptional Spot on 5th Avenue

Dined on April 5, 2016

We had a great meal and wonderful service. Everything was so delightful.

Tags: romantic
food5
ambience4
service5
value5

Great place

Dined on April 4, 2016

Jenna was excellent. Food was excellent. Happy hour was awesome especially cosmos and raspberry martinis.

Tags: hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service4

The menu was extensive and the food was ...

Dined on April 3, 2016

The menu was extensive and the food was delicious. We will definitely return.

food5
ambience4
service4
value4

Great Dinner

Dined on April 2, 2016

Great food at a good price. There were 6 of us and we all love our dinners.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Best restaurant in Naples

Dined on April 2, 2016

Were in Naples, from UK, for a week and this was by far the best meal experience we had. We have 2 children aged 14 and 10 but this place, whilst exclusive and nice, would make families of al ages feel at home as it does not have any of the stuffiness that many of the competitors have. Fabulous food (special mention for the corn bread) and wonderful service!

Tags: child friendly, fit for foodies, group bookings, special occasions, hot spot
food2
ambience2
service2
value2

We tried to like you..but we won't be back

Dined on April 1, 2016

We have been researching places to dine on Fifth Avenue for a future visit from out of town friends. Thought we'd give Yabba's a try since they had remodeled and we hadn't been there in a few years, also it is close to the Sugden Theater. Long story short...the food was not good, the a/c was insufficient and we spent a lot of money. We apologized to our companions for subjecting them to our "test" and left feeling guilty they had spent so much money for a sub par experience.

food3
ambience2
service2
value2

Not Bad

vip
Dined on April 1, 2016

Our reservation time was 6:30. We were not seated until 7:00 even though walk-ins with the same number of people were seated first. We requested outside and got inside. Most amazing thing of the night?...the waiter took or bread basket away without asking if we were finished stating that 'we would fill up on bread and not eat our dinners.' This from an early twenty-something to four middle aged women. Nice!

food2
ambience2
service1
value1

Yabba Dabba Dousy

Dined on March 31, 2016

We were very excited to try Yabba's since they recently rolled out a new menu. Unfortunately we will not be going back. We were going to celebrate and anniversary and we ended up not staying for the celebration since we left as soon as dinner was over. Our waiter was short with us and appeared very busy. I ordered the recommended fish - most expensive on the menu (black grouper) and was very disappointed in my meal. The fish was overcooked, dry and lacked any taste - not to mention that my first bite had a bone in it. When I expressed my concerns to our waiter, he said I'd have to talk to the manager. With a similar attitude, the manager seemed very put off when I expressed my concerns. I asked if a sauce or something could be provided and his response that sauces cost $2. Only after our exacerbation did he relent and offer a sauce. When the bone was mentioned, his retort was that they hand prepare their fish and its no laser cut. Really? I guess for $40, my expectations for some flavor and not having to spit out my first bite were too high. On one positive note, my friend did enjoy the veal meatloaf. Definitely not going back :-(

food5
ambience5
service2

Great restaurant, we just had a bad serv ...

Dined on March 30, 2016

Great restaurant, we just had a bad server.

food5
ambience4
service2

Service was great. Food was great. Host ...

Dined on March 30, 2016

Service was great. Food was great. Host left much to be desired.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Best dinner in Naples

Dined on March 28, 2016

Wonderful meal. Fabulous corn bread. Great servivce. Early bird an amazing value.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
food1
ambience2
service3

Last time we went a few yes ago it was a ...

vip
Dined on March 28, 2016

Last time we went a few yes ago it was a lively Caribbean-feel place. Brightly colored with fun food. We were very disappointed this time. All has changed. Now dark wood and royal blue decor. The food was cold. My daughters filet came burned twice. Waiter was inexperienced and no manners. Disappointed that we chose this place with so many other good options.

food4
ambience3
service4
value3

Last week in Naples

Dined on March 27, 2016

Nice evening spent at Yabba. Pluses...........food was good, nice presentation, reasonably priced. Minuses.....wine prices were above average, headed toward high. That was surprising for what I view as a casual themed place. Ambience? Semi-formal dining room fronting the steeet didn't seem to fit "island grill" theme of name, nor did "oldies music". Server was good and attentive. In general, when figuring two of the more lower priced bottles of wine on the list for three people the bill was above average for what was received.

food2
ambience3
service3
value2

hank

Dined on March 26, 2016

Very disappointed. The new menu left a lot to be desired. Had a hard time finding something to order. Settled on the Thai Lobster. That was a joke - totally tasteless. The small lobster was soft. I had asked for no chilis, the waiter wrote down no chilis - got 8 in the dish. What was the expediter doing - smoking weed? We have not been here in a while, but were excited to try the "new" Yabba's. This place needs a total make over again. I'll say the decor was very good, and our waiter was attentive. Will not be back for years.

food4
ambience4
service2
value4

Food & atmosphere good. Slow service by ...

vip
Dined on March 25, 2016

Food & atmosphere good. Slow service by our waiter. Will try 1 more time.

food2
ambience3
service2
value3

Disapointed

Dined on March 25, 2016

We have tried Yabba for the past 20 years and for the most part had good experiences. Over the past several years, however, we have been disappointed by OK service but food was good and it always seemed to be ok for kids. This past week after making reservation a month in advance we were greeted by the hostess at 6:30 to a half full restaurant that they were running behind. Since we were on time my response was you may watch my 2 year old grandson while we wait for you to figure things out. The manager seated us right away since he was listening to what was going on. Bad option since our server was overloaded. Our family vote is to move on since there are so many better options in Naples!

food3
ambience2
service3

It was very hot and humid in there. Over ...

Dined on March 25, 2016

It was very hot and humid in there. Over 80 degrees. The host was rude. And it took 45 minutes before we got anything more than water or an order taken

food2
ambience4
service4
value3

Being with family

Dined on March 24, 2016

I think everyone thought the atmosphere was fun. The sushi was great, my husband said the meat loaf was good, but just too much. My shrimp was way over cooked.

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, scenic view
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Location AND good food!

Dined on March 24, 2016

We were a little hesitant to try this since the menu was so extensive-how could everything be good?? We were pleasantly surprised- our waiter was a real people person- and even though he had just started there, he was very happy to make sure we were happy. The food was very good- Oysters-pork chops-steak-salmon, all delicious. Cooked to perfection and not smothered with gloppy sauces. The salmon was especially delicious. Looking forward to a repeat visit! * Had to add, the hostess was very polite - I had to call to push our reservation out an hour-very accommodating. Nice night!

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, hot spot
food5
ambience4
service5
value5

lovely as always!

Dined on March 23, 2016

service was friendly and perfectly timed, food amazing!!! we do miss the bright tropical colors of the decor though...lime and turquoise was different and whimsical 😊

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem

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