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Morimoto Napa

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Food and ambience

Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 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
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MM Management L, Manager at Morimoto Napa, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2018

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

Reviewed December 30, 2018

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
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MM Management L, Manager at Morimoto Napa, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2018

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
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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
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

Very good dinner. We had the Wagyu Beef Carpaccio which was very delicious and the Pork Gyoza was good but very different. It had a top layer on it that was hard so we had to flip it over to get to the gyoza and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank brandy1co
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I made reservations here as soon as I made Napa travel arrangements. Had been looking forward since this is considered a top restaurant. I was disappointed. The food was good but the overall experience was just average. A very loud restaurant makes a quiet dinner...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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MM Management L, Manager at Morimoto Napa, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2018

We are so happy you dined with us at Morimoto but we were so sorry to hear your experience was less than stellar. We pride ourselves on the highest quality ingredients and our lively atmosphere, we understand that lively atmosphere can at times make an...More

Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Morimoto is hands down the best dine in experience I've ever had. Foods are the best and the service is outstanding.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AJventure
MM Management L, Manager at Morimoto Napa, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2018

Thank you for your review! We are very proud of our food and atmosphere and we are so glad you enjoyed it. We can't wait to have you back! Thank you, Alexis Borelli Morimoto Management

Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

We love sushi and were so excited to try this place. The food was excellent. However, our server, was not. My friend tried 3 times to order a cocktail and he said to order appetizers first. I ordered a glass of wine and had to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alanna F
MM Management L, Manager at Morimoto Napa, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2018

Hello Alanna, I am beyond sorry to hear you had such a negative experience, great service is such an important part of making a memorable dining experience. We would love to talk to you and get some more information, please feel free to email us...More

Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Well appointed, spacious and exceptional service are what you get when dining at MORIMOTO NAPA. The tables are spaced comfortably apart. Brooke (our sever) had the perfect timing and great skills for advising during our culinary experience. The Duck Confit Fried Rice was a winner,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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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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I think they do offer a sampling menu
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My wife is gluten free, and they were able to satisfy her.
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