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Intercontinental Hotel | En frente de Multiplaza Escazu, Escazu, Costa Rica
506 22082148
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Green and white hues and modern furniture signal the ultra-cool ambiance...
Green and white hues and modern furniture signal the ultra-cool ambiance in Nau Lounge, a trendy Asian inspired drinking and eating spot off the lobby. Enjoy fresh sushi and sashimi from the bar while lounge music fills the air in this chic, contemporary lounge setting
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  • 83
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent value for money

Because of the place (Hotel Real Intercontinental) where the restaurant is located you will think that it is super expensive, but the menu has actually very reasonable prices. The restaurant is very cozy and the design is very nice, what you would expect of a place like that. As to the food, its a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
DanyKocherzhinsky
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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San Jose, Costa Rica
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Because of the place (Hotel Real Intercontinental) where the restaurant is located you will think that it is super expensive, but the menu has actually very reasonable prices. The restaurant is very cozy and the design is very nice, what you would expect of a place like that. As to the food, its a small menu but with nice selection,... More 

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Ricardo M, Gerente at Nau, responded to this review

Dear Dany, thank you for visiting our Nau Lounge. Your opinion is very important to us and we want to thank you for sharing your nice impression on Tripadvisor. The Miso soup and the gyozas are both great options, we are happy that you enjoyed them. We are looking forward to having you soon back with us delivering the rolls... More 

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Toy the rock & roll and the chicken teriyaki. Best dessert ever banana tempura. I recommend visit this at 7 pm. Is a small restaurant with a high demand. Excellent

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Ricardo M, Gerente at Nau, responded to this review

Dear Jose, thank you for sharing your positive impression about the Nau Restaurtant on Tripadvisor. You observations are right, our restaurant is small and cozy and we are glad that we are able to attract many customers. In case you arrive at a time when the restaurant is busy, there is always the chance to spend a few great moments... More 

Weston, Florida
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Nice location to relax and have a great time with partners or friends, visited the place with a colleague and we received a fantastic service, quality of the food was very good, bit loudy but in general had a great time!

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Ricardo M, Gerente at Nau, responded to this review

Dear Manuel, we are pleased to hear that you had a great time at our Nau Lounge at Intercontinental. We really appreciate to learn about your positive impressions and feedback. The appreciation of our colleagues’ dedication is very motivating and we certainly share it with them. The guys are great and certainly capable of making the difference between very good... More 

San jose
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I went with my mom on her birthday, we had been treat as queens, and the food is made on the moment you order it (so not get there hungry, it take a while to prepare such an excellence menu); love the pink Sangria (it worth the price) and at the end, they give my mom a desert with a... More 

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Ricardo M, Gerente at Nau, responded to this review

Dear Gitme, we want to thank you for taking the time to share wonderful experience you made at our Nau Lounge. We are more than happy to know that you were enjoying the outstanding service that our colleagues were providing. Thank you once again for recommending our Nau Restaurant. Manuel S. More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Sushi is one of my favorite things to eat, and Nau is one of my favorite restaurants in Costa Rica. It's good a trendy lounge vibe that makes it a very cool place to visit with friends. But the meal will undoubtedly be the best part of the evening. Fresh, well-crafted sushi with impeccable presentation. It's just fabulous.

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Ricardo M, Gerente at Nau, responded to this review

Dear Jorge, thank you for taking the time to share your nice impressions about your Nau Restaurant experiences. We are more than happy to know that you enjoyed your favorite meal at your favorite restaurant. We look forward to receiving you soon again. Manuel S. More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Walking around the hotel, we ended up here. Restaurant seemed pretty full, but we were seated right away. There was a large group in the main room that was incredibly loud- and this I am not holding against the restaurant, but overall made this 1 star experience feel like it deserved 0. After about 60 minutes, my roll finally showed... More 

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Ricardo M, Gerente at Nau, responded to this review

Dear Mela, please accept our most sincerest apologies for the not satisfying experience at our Nau Restaurant. This kind of service doesn’t reflect our customer service philosophy. We hoped you would honor us with a second visit, a chance for us to demonstrate our professional dedication towards customer care and product quality. With kind regards Manuel S More 

Sharon, Connecticut
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Try the cerviche! The waiters speak English and are so helpful explaining the menu to sushi newbies. We went back for lunch both days we stayed in the hotel. Don't miss it!

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Manuel S, Gerente at Nau, responded to this review

Dear Jody, thank you for recommending our restaurant, we are glad that our staff gave you a great service. Please be welcome any time. Manuel S. More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Great variety of plates! A recently renovated menu with many options in Rolls and in general great Japanese food. Service is great, you always get treated properly and it feels like home. It's very busy so get there early or with time to spare! I'm a regular and visit almost every week and never get disappointed. Highly recommended!!!

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Manuel S, Gerente at Nau, responded to this review

Dear Caricao, thank you for sharing you great experience at our Nau Lounge restaurant. We are grateful to have you as a frequent costumer. Kind regards, Manuel S. More 

Usak Province, Turkey
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The food was normal.... Is about the only good thing I can say about this place. If customer service was based on a scale of ugly to beautiful, this is the ugliest beast you would probably ever encounter.

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Manuel S, Gerente at Nau, responded to this review

Dear Nano, we apologize for the bad experience you had in our restaurant. We can assure you that this is not the service we are trying to offer our clients. Please feel free to contact our quality manager David Mejia gteinstantservice.sj@r-hr.com to give us more feedback. Kind regards, Manuel S. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I had an amazing sushi roll with anguila sauce, avocado, tempura shrimp, very good, excellent quality and taste.

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Manuel S, Gerente at Nau, responded to this review

Dear Laura, we are glad to know that you had a wonderful experience and that you enjoyed the quality of our sushi rolls. Thank you and we hope to see you soon, with kind regards Manuel S. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Intercontinental Hotel | En frente de Multiplaza Escazu, Escazu, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: 506 22082148

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian

Description

Green and white hues and modern furniture signal the ultra-cool ambiance in Nau Lounge, a trendy Asian inspired drinking and eating spot off the lobby. Enjoy fresh sushi and sashimi from the bar while lounge music fills the air in this chic, contemporary lounge setting

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