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“Slow Service”

Nanea Restaurant and Bar
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Ranked #10 of 25 Restaurants in Princeville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $50
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Ka Haku Road
Description: Welcome to Nanea Restaurant and Bar our focus on unique, fresh, local ingredients allows us to create dishes inspired by Hawaiian, Asian and Modern American cusines. Join us for a relaxing evening at Nanea!
San Francisco, California
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477 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
“Slow Service”
Reviewed January 12, 2014

We had their New Year's Eve menu, with wine pairings. The restaurant was packed, and we were not seated until 30 minutes after our 8:45 p.m. reservation. Some courses took forever to arrive, as the kitchen was overwhelmed. Perhaps another night would be different. The wine pours were quite generous.

Visited December 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
California
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90 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Eh. ”
Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

So much for that. You are are better off buying food at the Foodland nearby.

The Sunday Brunch was mediocre at best. Buffet by any other name is still...

Zero originality. Zero stand outs. The staff seemed to rather be elsewhere.

Me too.

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Palo Alto, California
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80 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Splurge Brunch & Great Dinner”
Reviewed December 26, 2013

The Sunday brunch was great. Not inexpensive, but it has the option of with or without champagne which I thought was a very nice feature. The variety of food was great -- a chef slicing a baron of beef, crab legs, shrimp, fresh fruit, bacon, sausage, pork eggs Benedict, omelet station, Belgian waffles, sushi, coffee, juice & I can't even remember the rest! After the Sunday Brunch, you'll only want a light dinner.

We also had diner one night. The service was excellent & the food was too. The sorbets for dessert was comprised of local flavors (like guava) rather than the usual (lemon) -- interesting & very good.

Visited December 2013
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San Jose, California
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Just okay”
Reviewed December 25, 2013 via mobile

I expected this place to be better considering it's the sister restaurant of the St Regis but the food was just okay. For 5 people, our bill came out to be 180 which was a lot considering all we ordered were 2 appetizers and 4 entrees with no alcohol.

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Hawaii
1 review
“Great Atmosphere, Fabulous Food!”
Reviewed December 3, 2013

My friends and I love eating out at Nanea! We love the ambiance that not only the Westin provides, but that Nanea yields. The servers are very attentive and are knowledgeable about the menu. I especially like their Roasted Vegetable Tower from their vegan menu. Another favorite is their tomato bisque- great for a rainy day!
We were very pleased to meet the manager during our last visit in November. She made a point to stop at our table and make sure that our experience was exceptional. She was professional and pleasant to speak with.
We will be back soon!!

  • Visited November 2013
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