Citrus is a seafood restaurant on 5th Ave. S. in Old Naples. They have been open for about 3 years.
They have a very nice outside dining area great for people watching on 5th avenue. You can also choose to eat indoors, also a great space.
The owners are big believers in using fresh, local ingredients and it shows.
They came up with the name for their restaurant as they have always liked citrus notes on their seafood. What better place to appreciate citrus than Florida?
I opted for the fish cakes for an appetizer and they were delicious.
The fish in these cakes was shredded cobia. It is a very firm fish and gave the cakes a really good texture. This dish was also very well complemented with it's topping of pico de gallo (salsa fresca) and a drizzle of lobster oil.
As an entree, my dining companion ordered the crab cake appetizer. These were topped with a citrus remoulade and orange wedges. The citrus zest in the remoulade went really well with this.
I decided on the hogfish entree. It was a really nice presentation with the whole fish on top of a bed of jasmine rice and a medley of corn, roasted red pepper and jicama.
To top it all off, the service was excellent. Not only are the servers very attentive but are also very knowledgeable about the food and menu. I would go back without a second thought.
So that's that. Another review on forks.
455 5th Ave. S.
Naples, FL 34102