First thing you should know: the name’s no misnomer. To find Sidebar, you’ll have to head to the side of a three-story building on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Fifth Street. Once you’re there, it’s midcentury modern retro vibes — sputnik lighting, blue velvet seats, tufted leather couches. All the better to enjoy your French 75 or old-fashioned with.
There’s something about Naples’ heady sun-sand-and-sea combo that begs for an icy beer. Or a frozen daiquiri. Or maybe a whiskey on the rocks to wind down the night. Whatever you decide, Naples has a bar for that.
The mixology renaissance has landed in this coastal Florida town and your happy hours are all the better for it. Don’t worry — you can still find yourself a tropical frozen drink, but now you have breweries, whiskey dens and cigar bars to expand your imbibing experience.
Ready to order a round? Here’s where to find the best bars in Naples — because it’s five o’ clock somewhere.