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Morimoto Napa

610 Main St, Napa, CA 94559-3317
707-252-1600
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Ranked #39 of 249 Restaurants in Napa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Morimoto's contemporary Japanese menu infuses traditional dishes with Western ingredients and preparation techniques. His seasonal and ever-changing selection of raw fish preparations will feature the freshest seafood available as well as locally grown fruits and vegetables from supporting farmers. Morimoto's signature offerings include Toro Tartare, presented in a shallow wooden tray with condiments including creme fraiche, wasabi, avocado, nori paste, chives, crispy rice, and dashi-soy. Tuna Pizza made with raw tuna, anchovy aioli, and jalapeno; Morimoto Sashimi, a terrine of seared Toro, smoked salmon, barbequed eel, tuna and Hamachi served with five different sauces in pipettes.
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English first
San Francisco, California, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

did the omakase menu. Sushi rice was nowhere near Jiro-esque. Save your omakase money for Kusakabe. However, the surf and turf and turf was crazy good. Highly recommended.

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Largo, Florida, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Great food but quite pricey (as expected in this area). We went early and it was a Monday night but I can see that on a busy evening it would be very loud. When my snapper arrived it wasn't cooked thoroughly so they took it back to replace it. I waited an unacceptable time to get my replacement meal but... More 

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Huntington Beach
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We went to Morimoto on New Years Eve for a nice romantic dinner of good food and conversation. We were sadly disappointed. We had a reservation for 8:40pm but we're not seated until 9:35. I'm from LA and it's pretty much unheard of to wait an hour when you already had a reservation. We were not the only ones complaining... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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127 reviews 127 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

There should be other choices for 'noise level'.. in addition to 'would you recommend to a friend.' First of all would have to say it's very popular and the food is pretty good.. not 'great'.. but much better than most. But on a busy Saturday be prepared to be shouting at your dinner companions for pretty much the entire meal.... More 

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Miami Lakes, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

When I told one of the couples where we were going for dinner, they were ecstatic. Fantastic sushi, pork chops were amazing, as were all of our dishes. The room is beautiful with large windows looking out to the river. Definitely coming back.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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58 reviews 58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The Morimoto chain is well known for excellent and inventive dishes; the Napa location is no exception. Indeed, we have been there before but never on a holiday weekend. Big mistake! Hard walls, packed rooms, and thumping background music combined to make conversation below a shout impossible. In addition, the first room that is encountered, en route to the dining... More 

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745 reviews 745 reviews
498 restaurant reviews
1,702 helpful votes 1,702 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We had heard so much about this place and it totally met all of our expectations. Beautiful ambiance, delicious food and attentive service. We will definitely return! :)

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San Fransisco
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

A really outstanding restaurant with great food and wonderful wine. Can get a little noisy so best to go early

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Atlanta, Georgia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We're in Napa. We know we are going to be shelling out some money. The food is very good. The service, attentive (if not too much - one too many, "Everything still okay?"s). But, maybe because we had set our expectations too high, we were disappointed. They will tell you how good everything is before you order. And, you will... More 

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Maryland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Regardless of what number restaurant this comes out on your search, if you're looking for fabulous sushi in an exquisite environment, this is your place. It's stunning visually, and was full of beautiful people on the night that I went. I had sushi a few times during my Bay Area swing, and this was by far and away the best.... More 

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Additional Information about Morimoto Napa

Address: 610 Main St, Napa, CA 94559-3317
Phone Number: 707-252-1600
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Japanese

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