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Intercontinental Hotel | En frente de Multiplaza Escazu, Escazu, Costa Rica
506 22082148
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Ranked #4 of 110 Restaurants in Escazu
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Japanese
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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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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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

You can tell when something is made out of passion and urge to satisfy the person eating rather than making something for this one customer so we can feed the next, I believe in quality over quantity. They've gotten so scattered, there's no structure. Getting entrees first then appetizer then the water + having to look anxious for their servers... More 

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Manuel S, Gerente at Nau, responded to this review

Dear Manuel, We apologize for the bad experience at our Nau restaurant, we are sorry our service was not as you expected and we hope you can give us a second chance. Manuel S. More 

Costa Rica
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82 reviews 82 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Definitely the only NY style sushi restaurant in Costa Rica. Excellent raw fish quality but I find the rice undercooked. We asked for a Miso soup as starter and it came cold. Service attentive and prices ok..

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Manuel S, Gerente at Nau, responded to this review

Dear SBV7, thank you for your nice comment about the excellent raw fish quality, we took good note of your comment about the rice and the miso soup . We hope to see you back soon. Manuel S. More 

San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We were told to come here for the Sushi. Not the rest of food. So we stopped by and got a nau sushi roll, It was probably one of the worse ones we have had. The rice was mushy like it was old. It took the boy two tries to make it but It still didn't come out good. Not... More 

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Manuel S, Gerente at Nau, responded to this review

Dear Lopezs15, we are sorry to hear about your bad experience in our Nau Sushi Lounge, we apologize for not reaching your expectations. We hope you can give us a second chance. Manuel S. More 

Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Excellent sushi restaurant inside the Intercontinental. Eaten there several times and had a very good experience.

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Hamburg, Germany
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The Nau Restaurant in the InterContinental Hotel in Escazu, San Jose, Costa Rica is remarkable in multiple ways: irrespective of its top class patron hotel premisses it offers great Sushi et al. food, enough drinks and a remarkably attentive service for very acceptable prices. Their drinks manager at the bar counter Sr. Walter (good old German name) is going out... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I have been to this restaurant several times. The food is very good and the service is excellent. During weekends and holidays it is very crowded, but it is an excellent option for dinner or lunch in week days. They take reservations any way. I think it is a great restaurant.

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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food is awesome, it is very good. The sea food and vegetarian options are good. The palace gets filled in pretty fast and it is small. They do not accept reservations. So be there early. The only downside is service is quite laid back. Please improve on this. Next time I will give 5 stars.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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65 reviews 65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Sushi is very good but try the eel salad, it's delicious! The only problem I've experienced is that you cannot book a table.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a decent sushi place but sometimes they are a bit lost. They call rolls one thing and they make another. I got into an argument with the sushi chef (costa rican) about him calling rolls one thing and making another thing. He said this is what HE calls them and that's that. Other than this, it's nothing wow... More 

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Address: Intercontinental Hotel | En frente de Multiplaza Escazu, Escazu, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 22082148
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: Sushi, Asian, Japanese

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