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Morimoto Napa

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

COLD APPETIZERS‎
$28.00
Toro Tartare
Wasabi, nori paste, sour cream
$24.00
Hamachi Tartare
Wasabi, nori paste, sour cream
$12.00
Mochi
Black‎ truffle bacon marmalade, hazelnut
$19.00
Tuna Pizza
Anchovy aïoli, olives, jalapeño
$22.00
Wagyu Beef Carpaccio
Yuzu soy, ginger, sweet garlic
$22.00
Yellowtail ‘Pastrami’
Togarashi, gin crème fraîche, candied olive
$26.00
Morimoto Sashimi
Seared toro, salmon, eel, tuna, hamachi, five sauces
$19.00
Lamb Carpaccio
Wasabi leaf, scallion-ginger dressing
$18.00
$21.00
Whitefish Carpaccio / Octopus Carpaccio
Hot oil, mitsuba
SALADS‎
$15.00
Butter Lettuce
Crispy pork belly, potato crouton, spicy tobiko
$14.00
Mixed Green Salad
Shaved bonito, kabosu vinaigrette
$19.00
Sashimi Caesar Salad
Local romaine, morimoto caesar dressing, seared tuna
$17.00
Tempura Calamari Salad
Quinoa two ways, white miso dressing
$20.00
Frozen Iceberg Wedge
Smoked bacon, bleu cheese dressing
HOT APPETIZERS‎
$19.00
Abalone Pot Pie
Steamed chicken, puff pastry
$17.00
Crab Rangoon
Soy caviar, calpico yogurt
$20.00
Oyster Uni
Market oysters, uni, teriyaki sauce
$16.00
Pork Gyoza
Garlic chives, tomato, bacon cream
$16.00
Kama
Red miso chimichurri sauce
$18.00
Yose Dofu
Fresh soy milk, nigari powder - prepared tableside
$26.00
Spicy King Crab
Tobanjan aïoli, micro-cilantro
$17.00
Kakuni
Ten hour pork belly, rice congee, soy-scallion jus
$19.00
Awabi Takoyaki
Pickled ginger, sauce perigord
$16.00
Steamed Scallop
XO jan, tokyo scallion
SOUPS AND NOODLES‎
$14.00
Buckwheat Spaetzle
Pork belly, clams
$18.00
Lobster Wonton
Short rib Vietnamese pho broth
$14.00
Ramen Soup
Morimoto chicken noodle soup
$13.00
Tofu Miso
White miso broth, silken tofu
$14.00
Clam Miso
White miso broth, manila clams
$13.00
Chilled Noodle
Choice of udon or green tea noodle
$14.00
Duck Meatball Soup
Duck broth, mountain potato
$20.00
Sea Urchin Carbonara
Smoked bacon, udon noodle, crispy shallot
RAW BAR‎
$32. each
1 Lb. Maine Lobster
$20.00
Market Oysters
1/2 dozen
$70.00
$100.00
$150.00
Chef's Raw Bar Combination
ENTRÉES‎
$32.00
Lacquered Pork Short Rib
Bok choy, mushrooms, fermented tofu sauce
$38.00
Whole Roasted Lobster ‘épice’
Garam masala, lemon crème fraîche
$36.00
Duck Duck Goose
Duck‎ confit fried rice, frozen foie gras
$32.00
Braised Black Cod
Ginger-soy reduction
$29.00
Angry Chicken
Marinated organic half chicken, roasted peppers
$35.00
Alaskan Halibut
Black bean sauce, ginger, hot oil
$39.00
Seafood Toban Yaki
Lobster, king crab, mussel, clam diver scallop, red miso sake broth
$33.00
Ishi Yaki Buri Bop
Yellowtail on rice cooked at your table in a hot stone bowl
$35.00
Morimoto ‘Pork Chop and Applesauce’
Kimchee,‎ bacon, ginger apple purée
$31.00
Crispy Whole Fish
Spicy tofu sauce, papaya salad
STEAKS‎
$75.00
16 Ounce 45 Day Aged Snake River Farms ‘Gold Label’ Ribeye
$75.00
16 Ounce 45 Day Aged Snake River Farms ‘Gold Label’ New York Strip
$80.00
8 Ounce 45 Day Aged Snake River Farms ‘Gold Label’ Filet
All steaks are served with our signature sweet onion and garlic jus
SIDES‎
$12.00
Morimoto Kimchees
$9.00
Spicy Green Beans
$8.00
Salted Fingerling Potato
$8.00
House Polished Sushi Rice Risotto
$8.00
Market Vegetable
$10.00
Edamame
$12.00
Duck Confit Fried Rice
$10.00
Chinese Broccoli
$7.00
Rice
$7.00
Sushi Rice
MORIMOTO OMAKASE‎
“Chef’s choice” - a multi-course tasting menu designed to allow you to experience the essence of morimoto’s cuisine. We recommend ordering omakase for your entire table.
120. & Up per person
SUSHI / SASHIMI‎
$Market
Oh-Toro / Fatty Tuna
$Market
Chu-Toro / Medium Fatty Tuna
$5.00
Maguro / Tuna
$5.00
Sake / Salmon
$5.00
Smoked Salmon / House Smoked King Salmon
$6.00
Anago / Sea Eel
$7.00
Unagi / Fresh Water Eel
$5.00
Hamachi / Yellowtail
$7.00
Kanpachi / Amberjack
$6.00
Shimaaji / Striped Jack
About
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.
PRICE RANGE
$31 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very friendly hi-end trendy Japanese restaurant. I've made the compulsory reservation, we waited about 45 minutes to be seated, it was definitely worth the wait. We ordered the Omakase and we loved it. Delicious fresh and impeccably performed food. I can't think of anything negative...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Herrsanchez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got to Morimoto intending to do the Omakase menu but it had too many courses with shellfish (allergy) so we had to pivot. The waiter offered to take us through a similar experience and absolutely crushed it. The sushi was great, the table side...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JackMc1120
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The selection of sushi and sashimi were exceptional during our visit. Each order was extremely fresh and delicately prepared. The fatty tuna, yellowtail and the Morimoto Chirashi were some of the notable highlights of our meal.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank William60713
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant always amazes me for the inventive and creative cuisine that pushes your taste buds to the extreme. Most excellent wine and especially sake list. Hint...go for Kyoto sakes. Service was great and ambiance comforting. A complete dining experience!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Scott B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In summary: non-existent service. Orders didn't arrive. Poor quality of ingredients. Go if you've never had authentic Japanese food. We were a party of 9, all psyched up to try this "Iron Chef". Sadly he has gone completely rusty instead. We had to pour our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank soulbiker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great restaurant. Went for a birthday and received a complimentary scoop of delicious banana ice cream. Food was tasty and the staff and decor was nice. Would go again!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kappiekap
MM Management L, Manager at Morimoto Napa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you had such a great experience, we hope you come back soon! Thank you, Morimoto Management Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow is all I can say. The restaurant is fun and friendly yet elegant all at once. The menu is vast with sushi offerings as well as cooked items. For starters, We loved the braised octopus and tofu miso soup as well as the tuna...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CruiseGirl2
MM Management L, Manager at Morimoto Napa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us! The S'Mores are definitely one of our popular desserts for a reason! We can't wait to have you in again! Thank you, Morimoto Management Team

Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Visiting Napa Valley for the first time I read up on this restaurant and was impressed so I thought I would try The spicy tuna tacos were amazing . I didn’t want the tacos and the team were very accommodating. They served me the meat...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank happyvirgo73
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

The service was excellent. Just had sushi and it was fabulous but other meals looked good too. They had some interesting cocktails that everyone loved.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kraft68
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

We love sushi. We have had superior sushi in NYC, Japan , Denver,San Francisco , etc. We were looking for a special experience. We found it in NAPA. I had the off the menu paired Japanese whiskey flight and one of us had the paired...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ecoyenya
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printer125
December 19, 2017|
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Response from Morgan M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, u can. The restaurant is very spacious and a true Napa Valley gem
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Response from PDXFoodie614 | Reviewed this property |
I think they do offer a sampling menu
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Response from occdocbill | Reviewed this property |
My wife is gluten free, and they were able to satisfy her.
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