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Navio Restaurant

1 Miramontes Point Road, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
650-712-7000
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Highway 1
Description: California Coastal Crusine
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79% Recommend
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English first
Reno, Nevada
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The variety and quality of items was unrivaled. A wide variety of sweet and savory. However, it was very expensive. $125 per adult, this comes with one (only 1) glass of champagne. Still an enjoyable meal, and we were glad that we didn't eat much the night before and had nothing that morning (our brunch seating was 11 am). There... More

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The food was fabulous and the servers were also. We had Lisa and Sam, who were both very friendly and helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Was over with Son from the UK and had arranged to meet with wonderful friends here as it was half way between SF and PA - it was they who had suggested this restaurant. We got the table by the bathroom no-where near the window (despite having asked and having arrived on time). The waiter was extremely inattentive and the... More

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at Navio Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Scoutu, We would like to thank you for joining us and assure you that your experience was neither typical nor representative of The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay standard of excellence. We strive to provide all guests with friendly, personalized and efficient service, and it is disappointing to learn that your meal moved at a more leisurely pace than desired.... More

St. Bonifacius
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Didn't have a great experience. food experience ok I bit into chicken bones -- not sure if that was a great sign that they use fresh chickens or lack consistency ? Others seemed to love. Items for sale were delicious habanero

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at Navio Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sherri S., Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. Our deepest apologies for the unexpected experience while you were dining, and you are certainly correct that we use the freshest, highest quality ingredients in all of our dining outlets. We hope that you choose to join us again for the exceptional culinary experience that guests have come... More

Chandler
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Food was pricey but overall very good dinner with the exception of service. We asked for ocean front table, they stuck us by the door that everyone used to go to the hall of the bathroon, my husbands back was to the ocean. Waiter was not good more in to himself then servicing his guest.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Had dinner here over 4th of July weekend and was very satisfied. The service started a little slow, but a waiter came over eventually because he noticed that we hadn't gotten any drinks yet, even though it was not his table, and everything was great from there. Having been in this industry before I really appreciated that, Too many times... More

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Northern California
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122 reviews 122 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

(This review covers the Sunday brunch, ignoring the cost. It's up to you to decide if it's worth it for you) I was treated to Sunday brunch at Navio. Really the best Sunday brunch buffet that I can remember. Many, many, high-end choices - sushi, sashimi of very high quality, great roast beef, shrimp, mussels, cheeses, amuse-bouches, smoked fish, fresh... More

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Seattle, Washington
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48 reviews 48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The service was attentive. The shared salad and appetizers were excellent The black cod was perfectly cooked. This meal and the company could not be easily topped.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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242 reviews 242 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Darren was our waiter. He was helpful with food selections. We tried the beef tips which were very good. The salmon was wonderful. The sorbet was the best we have ever tasted. There are two wine list. Ask for the more extensive list. The crab appetizer was really good with plenty of crab meat. This was a really good experience.... More

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Seal Beach, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We've done a lot of brunch so far, but because of its' really expensive price, we really hesitated to make a reservation at Ritz Carlton's restaurant Navio, and if it was not for the positive comments on Trip Advisor we would probably never have been there. That being said, we never regretted our 'investment' and this experience was probably one... More

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